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Fighting Poverty Requires Unorthodox Business Practices

It may seem axiomatic that solving intractable problems requires disruptive leadership. But places plagued by persistent poverty rarely give rise to innovation. In my role at the helm of Hope Enterprise Corporation, I have learned that...Show More Summary

Congratulations! Amina Buddafly And Peter Gunz Welcome A Baby Girl

Congratulations to the Pankeys! Amina Buddafly Gives Birth Congrats are in order for Peter Gunz and Amina Buddafly now that the “Love & Hip Hop” star has given birth. After seemingly a never ending pregnancy, the songstress announce...

'Shrimp Boy' Chow Pleads Not Guilty

CBS KPIX San Francisco reports that Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow has pleaded not guilty to a new charge of racketeering, which entails committing a series of crimes to promote a corrupt enterprise. Chow already had 200 criminal counts against him. Show More Summary

As the profits roll in, LinkedIn imitates Twitter with a new user follow button

9 minutes agoTechnology : GigaOM

LinkedIn has introduced a Twitter-like feature for all users: A follow button. It brings professional networking platform one step closer to the "media" side of its "social media" mandate. As the profits roll in, LinkedIn imitates Twitter with a new user follow button originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

Neymar Wears a Kimono as Neymar Mania Takes over Japan

Neymar is a very, very popular man. This has been known for years now, but it was confirmed as the Barcelona/Brazil superstar descended upon Japan to huge crowds awaiting his arrival. Traveling to Japan in order to promote and film adverts...Show More Summary

Texas woman sues Facebook over 'revenge porn'

Her friend, it appears, was no friend at all. A Texas woman claims Facebook owes her $123 million for failing to get rid of a site that posted fake nude photographs of her.

WWE Network heading to 170 new countries next month

10 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Fans of professional wrestling seem to be enjoying WWE's new online network. The company announced during its most recent earnings report that it has 700,000 subscribers to date, which is a pretty great sum given the service's mere five-month...

Ex-Bell mayor's remorse may have spared him more time behind bars

After he was handcuffed and led off to jail, the mayor of Bell quickly confessed that he and his colleagues had been paying themselves handsome salaries for serving on boards that seldom, and sometimes never, met.

Golden City, An Upcoming Documentary About How the Tech Industry is Transforming San Francisco’s Housing and Transportation

10 minutes agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Golden City is an upcoming documentary that explores how the tech industry is transforming San Francisco, and in particular, the city’s housing and transportation. The film is being created by longtime San Francisco tech worker Walter Thompson, who is interviewing a broad spectrum of San Franciscans, including politicians, service workers, tech workers, and real estate […]

72-hour Gaza ceasefire announced (Live Updates and Video)

John Kerry and Ban Ki Moon just announced that all sides have agreed to a 72-hour “humanitarian truce” starting 8 a.m. tomorrow (Israel time, about 7 hours from the time this post goes live). CNN reports that Hamas and other

Do Dogs Really Feel Shame and Guilt?

Despite the rising popularity of dog shaming sites on the internet, research is now suggesting that the "guilty look" on your dog may have nothing to do with the emotions of guilt or shame — but it may be useful for the dog. read mo...

What the San Francisco Giants Need to Right the Ship

The San Francisco Giants have been slowly crumbling over the last two months, going from a powerhouse team with the best record in baseball to a wild-card contender. Adjustments in August and September will determine whether the team...Show More Summary

Tesoro's (TSO) CEO Gregory Goff on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Tesoro (NYSE:TSO) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 31, 2014 8:30 am ET Executives Brian Randecker - G. Scott Spendlove - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President Gregory J. Goff - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Analysts Edward Westlake - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Jeffrey A. Show More Summary

Fla. girl, 16, missing, mom's boyfriend arrested

10 minutes agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Alexandria Chery, 16, of Orlando, was last seen Monday; mother's longtime boyfriend reportedly accused of lying to police and covering up evidence

ESPN college football 2014 broadcast lineups announced

10 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Chris Fowler gets a promotion, while Mack Brown and Tim Tebow are among the new faces. Real live college football starts in just about three weeks, and ESPN has announced their team of over 100 television personalities that will appear...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Bengals teammate punches A.J. Green in practice

A.J. Green took a punch to the helmet from teammate Emmanuel Lamur during practice on Wednesday.

Facebook’s Internet.org unveils free, limited web access — such opportunity, but at what cost?

10 minutes agoTechnology : GigaOM

For better and for worse, welcome to the world without net neutrality. More people will get online, but unless they have the money to pay their way into the free web, they'll effectively be in a walled garden. Facebook’s Internet.org unveils free, limited web access — such opportunity, but at what cost? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

Groups Continue Beating Drums For Minimum Wage Raise

11 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Several groups pushed for various increases to the current state wage of $8.25 an hour continued their efforts. [ more › ]

Q2 2014 Insight Enterprises Inc Earnings Conference Call (Webcast)

The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on July 31, 2014 at 17:00 PM ET. The audio will stream live while the call is active, and can be replayed upon its completion. Listen now Complete Story »

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