Source: Luchina Fisher / ABC News Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique has gotten serious about her health, dropping 80 pounds and documenting her weight loss journey on Twitter. The 45-year-old “Precious” actress has been posting snapshots from her grueling workouts, along with motivational messages to her thousands of followers, almost daily on Twitter. “Take that fighting spirit inside of you and knock [...]
Source: Anick Jesdanun / AP / Yahoo! News NEW YORK – Aereo, the startup that offers live television broadcasts over the Internet starting at $8 a month, said it will start service in the Atlanta market on June 17, following an expansion toBoston on Wednesday. Until this week, the service had been available only in the New York City [...]
Source: Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times Google took its first step into the music subscription service market Wednesday, announcing All Access — a Spotify and Pandora competitor. The Silicon Valley giant said All Access, a part of its Google Music service, will allow users to combine their music libraries with the millions of songs that [...]
Source: AP / MyFoxNY NEW YORK – Federal prosecutors in New York say a gang of cyber-criminals stole $45 million by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards. Authorities announced Thursday that seven people are under arrest in the case, which involved thousands of thefts from ATMs in 26 countries. Prosecutors say [...]
Source: Reuters / NBC News AT&T Inc has cut the price of the HTC First phone, which is preloaded with Facebook Inc applications, to 99 cents from $99.99 less than a month after the phone’s launch. AT&T, the No. 2 U.S. mobile service provider, said the price cut took effect on Wednesday. The company is [...]
Roland Martin talks with Christen Rochon of “Divas and Dorks” about the top three tech gadgets for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.
Source: Hadley Malcolm / USA Today The Senate passed a bill Monday night aimed at making it easier for states to collect sales taxes for online purchases, but its final prospects remain uncertain. Even so small online retailers are already thinking about the bill’s potentially large impact on their operations. Nancy Mashragi would seriously consider [...]
Source: Roger Yu / USA Today Google is planning to launch a subscription service for some YouTube channels to raise revenue and help finance independent video producers, according to the Financial Times. Under the new terms, viewers will be required to pay about $1.99 or higher per channel, the report says, citing people familiar with the plan. [...]
Source: Tim Elfrink / Miami New Times As the tale of Kiera Wilmot — the Bartow, Florida student expelled and charged with two felonies over a science project gone wrong — went viral yesterday, a wide movement to support the 16-year-old blossomed from blogs to radio shows to Change.org petitions. Best of all, though, has [...]
Roland Martin details a strange case where a 16-year-old high school student named Kiera Wilmot has been charged with a felony and expelled from school over a science experiment.