Blekko Shuts Down, Becomes Part Of IBM Watson

Back in 2010, an alternative search engine called Blekko emerged. It came from Rich Skrenta, co-founder & former CEO of Topix and NewHoo (which went on to become The Open Directory Project or DMOZ). It aimed to crowd source search…

Amazon Now Has a Store Focusing on STEM Toys

Amazon wants your kids to grow up knowing more about the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The online retailer has just launched a dedicated marketplace for STEM toys for kids of all ages. “STEM toys encourage kids to…

Britney Spears Pulls Rank, Takes Song With Iggy Azalea For Her Album

Britney Spears has been in the business a long time, and when she wants something, she usually knows how to get it. Despite sitting out music for a bit during a difficult time in her life, the pop star still…

Van Halen’s David Lee Roth Bashes Himself In The Nose Onstage

Van Halen–and more specifically, singer David Lee Roth–have long been known for onstage acrobatics, but they don’t usually result in injury. All that changed on Monday when the band took over the street in front of the El Capitan Theatre…

Should Yahoo & Microsoft End Their Search Alliance?

The question of whether or not Yahoo and Microsoft will remain search partners is up in the air. The two companies have a decision to reach within the next month or so. In one scenario, the two companies could part…

Uber Driver Abused by NYPD Cop on Major Power Trip

Recently, when a headline begins with “Uber Driver”, what often follows is something like “attacks” or “is accused of”. This story is a little bit different. This time it’s the Uber driver taking the abuse, and not from an unruly…

Facebook’s New Frank Gehry-Designed Office Opens Up – and Here’s What It Looks Like

In September of 2013, Facebook broke ground on its giant new campus – the one designed by Frank Gehry. The new 433,555 sq. ft. building is expected to be filled with some 2,800 Facebook employees. It also features a giant…

Kandi Burruss And Tom Tucker: New Reality Show?

Kandi Burruss is hoping that the third time will work out for her reality show spin-off aspirations. Kandi Burruss and her hubby, Tom Tucker, are reportedly working on a new reality show called Meet The Tuckers. Tom Tucker and Kandi…

Cote de Pablo: ‘NCIS’s’ Ziva David Makes TV Return in ‘The Dovekeepers’

Cote de Pablo–best known for her role as Ziva David on NCIS, played alongside Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly–is making her TV return on Tuesday and Wednesday this week in a CBS four-hour miniseries called The Dovekeepers. The project is…

Megan Fox Opens Up On Accusations of Being ‘Narcissistic’ — ‘My Life is Not About Seeking Other People’s Approval’

Megan Fox is apparently comfortable in her own skin and doesn’t let criticism thrown her way get to her. “I would say most people assume that I’m not very smart or educated or earnest, because I have this image that…