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How Floyd Mayweather and Justin Bieber bonded over an app

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the world's best boxer, pound-for-pound, finally announced his fight against Manny Pacquiao last week — something fans have been waiting on for years But he dropped the news in a place most boxing observers mayShow More Summary

With the Internet of Things, brands can take marketing to the next level

What does it mean to be the chief marketing officer of an agency? Well, according to creative agency MRY's CMO David Berkowitz, it's an unusual, challenging and rewarding role to be a marketer's marketer. "Our brands are B2C, and I am in a B2B business. Show More Summary

Watch Jimmy Page discuss remastering Led Zeppelin's classic albums

Led Zeppelin's newly expanded three-disc reissue of their 1975 classic album Physical Graffiti, was released Tuesday in the U.S., marking the band's 40th anniversary. This is the sixth installment in a string of deluxe-edition remasters...Show More Summary

The 'Parks and Rec' cast grew up before our very eyes

For seven seasons, the cast of Parks and Recreation sought to improve Pawnee. The fictional Indiana town has come a long way since Leslie Knope turned that pit into a park, and so have the people who live there Leslie herself has gone from local deputy director to running the Midwest regional parks department. Show More Summary

Leonard Nimoy Hospitalized, Condition Unknown

Star Trek star, Leonard Nimoy was reportedly hospitalized last week. Although a rep has not confirmed the news, TMZ has reported the aging star was rushed to the hospital after complaining of severe chest pains on Thursday afternoon. After a 911 call, the 83-year-old was taken to UCLA Medical Center. According to reports, Leonard Nimoy […]

NetEase Opens North American Office, Announces Speedy Ninja

Chinese game company NetEase has announced the establishment of an office in North America, which will focus on building mobile games for Western audiences. The company already has experience with major franchises, as the publisher of...Show More Summary

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, David Wehner to Participate in Morgan Stanley Conference

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and chief financial officer David Wehner will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco March 2. The session featuring Sandberg and Wehner is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. PT/1:15 p.m. ET, and it will be Webcast and available for replay via Facebook’s investor-relations page.

10 'Parks and Rec' quotes to say goodbye to Pawnee

This is it, folks — the end of Parks and Recreation. As the story of Pawnee and its wonderful, terrible government wraps up Tuesday night, there will be a lot of ugly-crying going around. We're not just losing one of the smartest comedies...Show More Summary

March on Netflix: Tina Fey’s new show is in, ‘Pretty in Pink’ is out

Your Netflix queue is a security blanket protecting you from future boredom, but nothing lasts forever. If you've been saying that you'll get around to watching Air Bud or the The Graduate eventually, you should get to it soon. TimeShow More Summary

'Game of Thrones' Season 4 blooper reel will make you die of laughter

The night is dark and full of... wait, line! HBO released another blooper reel from Season 4 of Game of Thrones, showcasing the rarely-seen smiles of our favorite brooding characters. From forgetting lines to unpredictable cats, this...Show More Summary

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The White House sent notice of the veto to the Senate on Tuesday, shortly after the bill was received at the White House. Show More Summary

UK is the first country to allow babies using DNA from 3 people

LONDON — The House of Lords has passed the use of controversial techniques to create babies from the DNA of three people. Peers, or members of the House of Lords, passed the motion Tuesday evening without a vote after defeating an amendment that would have derailed it. Show More Summary

No, Giuliana Rancic, dreadlocks don't smell like weed

E! host Giuliana Rancic doesn't know much about dreadlocks The entertainment reporter and host of Fashion Police revealed as much while commenting on Zendaya, a singer and actress who rocked faux locs on the Oscar's red carpet on Sunday. "I feel like she smells like patchouli oil," the hostess joked. Show More Summary

8 Ways to Stay Safe When Using Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media platforms often come with a steep learning curve, and accordingly new users – and one or two veterans – can easily make mistakes that might jeopardize their personal security. And it’s not just individuals who are at risk...Show More Summary

13 of the strangest designs for London's new Thames bridge

LONDON — From the spartan to the utterly futuristic, designs for a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge across the River Thames have been flooding in. The brief for the new bridge, which will connect Nine Elms to Pimlico, asked designers to come up with "inspiring, elegant and functional" designs. Show More Summary

Up-close look at LG Watch Urbane shows a sleek, elegant smartwatch

In advance of the impending Apple Watch launch in April, smart watch manufacturers are figuring out that a hefty portion of the wearable battle is about fashion LG is replacing the buggy, ugly LG G Watch, which it released last year,...Show More Summary

Valve enters the virtual reality race with its own headset

Valve Software, the company behind the Steam game platform, announced a major investment in hardware with its own SteamVR headset Monday night. While Valve released very little information about the SteamVR headset, including price or...Show More Summary

Google set to banish sexually explicit content from Blogger

Anyone who's running a blog containing sexually explicit images on Google's blogging platform, Blogger, is in for a nasty surprise — their blogs will soon be made private Those blogs' content won't be deleted, but it will only be visible to the blog's owner and admins, as well as users with whom the blog has been shared. Show More Summary

Tumblr Users in a Panic Over DMCA Notices

Content ownership and copyright have become a defining conflicts on the internet. Many sites like Tumblr, Imgur, and 9gag are almost entirely predicated on the recycling, or outright theft of content. A series of recent DMCA (Digital...Show More Summary

How to Boost Facebook Ad Relevance with Lookalike Custom Audiences

Facebook advertising works because the social platform provides lots of different ‘levers’ to help advertisers target the right prospects. By pulling all these levers, advertisers can ensure their ads reach only individuals most likely...Show More Summary

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