Bring Back Our Girls: Boko Haram Offers Swap

In the ongoing saga that is the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls from Chibok in northern Nigeria, a new wrinkle has developed. We told you last week about the characters that have been at the leadership of Boko Haram, the…

Square Replaces Wallet App With Square Order

Square has pulled Square Wallet from Apple’s App Store and Google Play, reportedly killing the service in favor of a new app called Square Order. Square Wallet, which never gained much traction with consumers, is indeed gone from the app…

Carrie Fisher Lost 40 Pounds For Star Wars: Episode VII

Star Wars: Episode VII is now filming and fans around the world are hoping that director J.J. Abrams can re-capture the Star Wars magic lost among the hit-and-miss prequel trilogy. One sign that the movie is on the right track…

Yahoo Launches New Native Ads

Yahoo is rolling out new, image-rich native ads, which according to the company, will be a “seamless part of the content around them.” “These new ad formats can deliver deep user engagement and drive improved recall, intent and favorability for…

Shelly Sterling Fights To Keep Clippers

In the ongoing saga that is the Donald Sterling racist comments, a new wrinkle has been forming. This one involves his estranged wife, Shelly Sterling. We’ve told you recently about how Shelly Sterling is suing V. Stiviano, the woman who…

Pinterest Rolls Out Next Phase Of Promoted Pins

Pinterest announced Monday that it is rolling out the next phase of its Promoted Pins ad product. The company began testing them last fall. Pinterest is currently working with a small group of brands including: ABC Family, Banana Republic, Expedia,…

Kei Nishikori: 1st Japanese Tennis Player In Top 10

Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese tennis player to break into the top 10 tennis rankings at number nine, according to the ranking numbers released on Monday. His spot was guaranteed over the weekend when he beat Feliciano Lopez 6-4,…

Google Tells You How To Serve Your Homepage To International Users

Google is offering some new guidance on creating homepages for international users. The company took to its Webmaster Central blog on Monday morning to discuss the topic. Specifically, it looks at three ways to configure your homepage (or landing page)…

Maria Sharapova Wins Madrid Title, Overcomes Injury

Maria Sharapova fought back hard to win the Madrid title against powerful tennis newcomer Simona Halep 1-6 6-2 6-3. The beginning looked bleak, but Sharapova was triumphant over her stocky, but spry opponent who also had the advantage of being…

Lake Oconee Murder Stuns Wealthy Community

The beheading of a Georgia man and kidnapping of his wife is a bizarre puzzle law enforcement officials are struggling to make sense of. “If I had a good, solid lead, guess what? I wouldn’t be standing here talking to…