Is Microsoft’s five-month long search for a new chief executive officer finally over? According to a report out of Bloomberg, yes. Microsoft is ready to name Satya Nadella as the company’s next CEO and enterprise cloud chief to replace the departing Steve Ballmer. You may be surprised to hear that Microsoft’s board is also considering… Continue reading Microsoft’s Next CEO and Potential Future Without Bill Gates as Chairman
If you are somewhat famous and looking for more exposure on Facebook, posting during Super Bowl XLVIII could earn you some free advertising. As the Seahawks and the Broncos battle it out on Sunday, Facebook will be boosting the posts of celebrities participating in its “Watch With” program, Re/code reports. In order to compete with… Continue reading Facebook Bribing Celebrities to Post about the Super Bowl
After dazzling fans with her witchy “Dark Horse” performance at the 2014 Grammy Awards, Katy Perry is giving fans another reason to freak out: she’s become the first Twitter user to reach 50 million followers! To put this in perspective, President Obama, the most-followed world leader, sports just over 41 million Twitter followers. Perry has… Continue reading Baby, You’re a Firework: Katy Perry Is First Twitter User to Reach 50 Million Followers
Have you recently been prompted by Yahoo Mail to reset your password? Yahoo discovered that hackers gained unauthorized access to email accounts yesterday and has taken a few steps to better protect its users. Although Yahoo was ambiguous about the nature of the “third party” attack in its security update, it has no evidence to… Continue reading Yahoo Gets Hacked and Resets Email Passwords
As mere inches of snow cripple the South, snow-adjusted northerners have been chuckling and shrugging their shoulders in bafflement. When it comes to snow in the United States, some just know how to deal with it better than others. To demonstrate just how much cold weather culture varies across the U.S, Reddit user atrubetskoy mapped… Continue reading How Much Snow Does It Take to Cancel School across the US?
Are you in the market for a new hardware manufacturing company? While Google may be looking to sling the likes of Motorola, just make sure the box comes with all the hardware and patents still inside! If not Google is running another sale on cross-licensing the patents you need… Comic via The Joy of Tech
LEGOs have been entertaining the young at heart for more than 60 years; but it seems that in 2014, LEGOs will be making a comeback of sorts. The LEGO Movie that is set to hit theaters next month and, in the meantime, Google has released a Chrome app that lets us play with virtual LEGOs.… Continue reading ‘Build With Chrome’ Makes Playing With Virtual LEGOs Fun, But It’s Not Quite Ready for Primetime
Google+ is out there and, like holiday dinners with the in-laws, you can choose not to participate at your own peril. The good news, however, is that Google has made it very easy for you and your business to jump on board. “How easy?” you may ask? Well, there is a good chance that there… Continue reading How to Claim Your Google+ Business Page, and Why You Should Do So