- The Facebook pages of several Major League Baseball (MLB) teams were hacked Thursday afternoon with hackers posting amusing status and downright obscene messages on the wall.
- Jack Schaap, pastor of Chicago-area megachurch First Baptist Church of Hammond, has been fired from his position after confessing to having sex with a 16-year-old member of his congregation. While the girl's identity has not been revealed, intitial reports suggest Schaap acted as a counselor to the teenage girl.
Apple iPhone 5 Release Date Approaches As Sharp Ships New 4-Inch Displays - Will It Launch Next Month? [SPECS]Apple’s iPhone 5 is expected for a release date this fall, and another indication that production is in full swing has surfaced. Japan’s Sharp Corp. will begin shipping screens that will be used for the upcoming iPhone 5, according to Reuters.
- Facebook launched a new and improved version of the company Facebook Stories section on Thursday. Featuring both original and curated editorial and artistic content, the company says that the new site is intended to be "a place where we could celebrate great stories."
- Chick-fil-A has seen a backlash since the anti-gay statement made by company president Dan Cathy, but the fast food chain is claiming that ?Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day? has set new records for the restaurant.
- Mac users have been able to play with Apple's newest big cat, OS X Mountain Lion, for exactly one week now. While most users report a seamless, fluid experience, the fact remains that this is the fourth time in one week that I've needed to publish a story about new bugs, problems and issues that new Mountain Lion adopters are experiencing with their Macs.
- Facebook, the world's largest social media platform, might have more than 83 million fake users, according to company filings published this week.
- Selena Gomez made one of the boldest decisions when it comes to hair: bangs. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old starlet posted photos on her Facebook showing off her new fringe hairstyle with her long, dark brown mane. But Gomez isn't the only starlet rocking fringe. Take a look at the slideshow to see a gallery of actresses and singers with bangs.
- Plus-sized model Robyn Lawley has been named as the new face of plus-size lingerie line Boux Avenue, the Huffington Post reported. Boux Avenue is a national lingerie company in Britain and they have chosen the buxom Australian babe as the newest face of their campaign.
Sarah Palin Goes To Bat For Chick-Fil-A, Says Dan Cathy Is Being 'Crucified' By Protests That Have 'Chilling Effect' On First AmendmentPundit and former politician Sarah Palin waded into the culture wars over Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy's recent comments concerning gay marriage, telling Fox News that the protest against the restaurant chain "has a chilling effect on our First Amendment rights."
- When Facebook first launched its new Timeline feature, allowing users to migrate from the traditional Facebook layout to a more dynamic view of their lives via the social networking site, there was a bit of outrage and confusion. Now, according to Techcrunch, Facebook will be forcing those who have yet to adopt the new layout to accept the Timeline, as the original Facebook layout is being eliminated.
Ted Cruz?s Victory In Texas Primary Shows Tea Party Alive, Kicking And A Possible Headache For Romney, TooTed Cruz's victory, a significant win for the Tea Party, shows the group is gaining momentum. What thta means is that even a President Romney shouldn't expect "get along" votes from the Republican right wing
- Zynga is planning a dramatic internal restructuring following last week's poor financial performance that includes stripping the current COO of his product oversight responsibilities, according to sources within the company. But will this actually help the company recoup some of its losses?
- Gaming site GamaSutra reports that, after less than a year of release, BioWare?s Star Wars MMO ?The Old Republic? is going free to play.
Outlook.com: Microsoft's New Metro Style Email Service Attracts Over 1 Million Users Just Hours After LaunchMicrosoft's Outlook.com, the successor to Hotmail, is just a few hours old, but the new metro style email service has already got more than one million people signing up for it, according to official figures tweeted just over six hours after it was announced Tuesday.
- General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is expected to report profits down 51.7 percent for the second quarter of 2012 as the company continues to slog through an uphill battle to restructure its loss-making European Opel-Vauxhall unit and to sell through high levels of North American inventory.
- The Mola mola, or Ocean Sunfish as it's also known, isn't exactly a new discovery but after Daniel Batelho captured a photograph off the coast of San Diego, California of the bizarre looking fish and posted it on his Facebook page last week, the Mola mola has become an internet sensation.
- Google is upgrading video chat by merging it with Google+ Hangouts. Now users can video chat simultaneously with up to nine people, share Youtube videos, share pictures and screens and collaborate on Google documents.
- The global marketing chief for General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was ousted because of an expensive, poorly negotiated deal with Manchester United, the world's most popular soccer club, according to a report.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Factory Images Released: How To Restart Your Phone With The New OS, Other Devices To Get The Upgrade [FEATURES]Ever since Google unveiled its new Jelly Bean operating system, the mobile industry has been buzzing about the new ?buttery? OS. The release date could be coming soon, as the search engine giant has just posted factory images of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for its line of Nexus devices. These are the first smartphones and tablets to get the new operating system.