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It’s not every day someone gets to beat Google, but that’s what happened when Sanmay Ved purchased the domain for twelve bucks earlier this month thanks to a website flaw. Google got its domain back and told Ved that the company pay a penny for him to fork over the dot-com. The company changed its […]

Who hasn’t butt-dialed someone before? It’s common for people to slide their phones into their back pockets and later find out they made a handful of unnecessary calls. The problem? Well, aside from accidentally dialing an ex, now folks’ backsides are causing headaches for emergency dispatchers. According to new research performed by Google, accidental butt-dialing is making […]

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Amid demands by civil rights leaders and others for employers to improve foundering diversity on Silicon Valley, Facebook has been slow to build a workforce…

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If you Google Map “nigga house,” this is what you’ll find. America. pic.twitter.com/YWRO1OiYgc — deray mckesson (@deray) May 19, 2015 Internet juggernaut Google is apologizing after a quick search of a racist term in their maps produced White House results. On Monday, the internet community took to Twitter to express outrage over the findings, prompting […]

We will never forget the scandalous look Jennifer Lopez went for 15 years ago at the Grammy Awards. And all these years later, the tropical green Versace silk dress is still making headlines. The Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, spoke with Project Syndicate about the creation of Google Images and gave credit to J.Lo for the motivation behind creating the site. […]

Taraji P. Henson will be hosting SNL on April 11 and if you can hardly wait, newly released Empire–inspired promos should hold you over in the meantime. In the clips, Henson shows off her comedic side and her sassy on-screen character, Cookie, shines through in the best way possible: a face slap. Check out the […]

A former female software engineer is proposing a class-action lawsuit against Twitter, claiming the microblogging service uses a secretive promotion process geared toward men, according to CNET. Tina Huang claims Twitter alerts only certain people about job openings and promotion opportunities, frequently bypassing women, according to Reuters. Via CNET: Huang on Thursday filed her proposed class-action lawsuit […]

As The Colbert Show gets ready to turn off the lights for good this Thursday, Comedy Central has begun running promos for what they hope to be the next hit Daily Show spinoff, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. The Daily Show alum will follow up Jon Stewart starting Jan. 19th on Comedy Central. Finally […]

Google is facing a class action lawsuit for exploiting contract workers. The plaintiff has stated the the tech company has misclassified employees as independent contractors, alleging that they the company has refused to pay them overtime wages. This is the second lawsuit a tech company has faced for abusing the independent contractors employment model… this week. […]

Kim Kardashian West and her husband Kanye were on hand to see the Los Angeles Lakers fall to the Houston Rockets in their home opener last night at the Staples Center. The couple seemed very much into the game, althought Kim frequently appeared to be showing Kanye West some of her knowledge on social media. The Keeping […]

UPDATE 4:35 PM EST: Google has since responded to the $100 million lawsuit, saying that stealing private photos is not what the internet is for. The company’s statement reads: “We’ve removed tens of thousands of pictures, within hours of the requests being made, and we have closed hundreds of accounts,” said a spokesperson for the […]

We knew we loved Starbucks (Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino, anyone?) but when we learned that the popular coffee joint will start offering their employees a free college education through Arizona State University’s online program this fall, spending exuberant amounts of money on coffee made us feel that much better. Truth is, a lot of everyday companies are […]