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Microsoft Set To Open Mini-Stores Inside 600 U.S. and Canada Best Buy Locations

Microsoft is taking a page out of Apple’s book, and opening mini-stores in 500 Best Buy locations around the United States and 100 Best Buy and Future Shop sites around Canada. According to the companies, the Microsoft mini-stores will be between 1,500 and 2,200 square feet and have a number of Microsoft-related items for sale […]

June 14th, 2013 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Yahoo Acquires To New Startups – GhostBird and Rondee

Last month, Yahoo purchased Tumblr for $1.1 billion. And, the purchasing spree continues for the company with two more acquisitions – Rondee and GhostBird. Yahoo announced yesterday that it acquired GhostBird, an iOS-photo editing app developer, and Rondee, which is an initiative conference calling service. Rondee posted on its website that the company was joining […]

June 13th, 2013 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

4 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Workplace Shooting

Four people – two men and two women – are dead in an apparent murder-suicide at a St. Louis business. According to police, the shooting happened after the four got into an argument. Police have recovered a semiautomatic handgun from the scene. The shooting took place around 1:45 CT along Cherokee Street, which is at […]

June 13th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Frozen Berries

Frozen berries

More than 75 people, in eight states, have become infected and sick with Hepatitis A that has been traced back to Oregon’s Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend frozen pomegranate and berry mix. Most of the sick are adults; however, one child has fallen ill because of the disease. Health officials were initially concerned children would […]

June 8th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Storm Chasing Community and World Mourns Loss of 3 Great Tornado Chasing Legends

The “Storm Chasing” world lost an icon in Friday’s Oklahoma tornado outbreak. Tim Samaras, his son Paul, and Carl Young died doing what they loved while chasing the EF3 El Reno Tornado May 31. Many people did not want to believe this devastating news but Samaras, who regularly posts on his Facebook after every chase, […]

June 2nd, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

LinkedIn Implements Two-Step Authentication Process To Protect Users’ Accounts

LinkedIn, a professional social networking website, is the latest Internet company to enact the two-step authentication process to ensure their websites and users are safe from cyberattacks. Its users can choose to add the two-step verification process to their accounts, giving them additional security in the sign-in process when they log in from a device […]

June 1st, 2013 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Google Introduces Health-Related Feature For Health Conscious People

Google makes it easier for people searching to learn the nutritional content of over 1,000 meats, vegetables, fruits and other foods with its newest feature. The feature, which uses Google’s Knowledge Graph, allows people to learn what the calories, fat and carbohydrate grams are for their food – meals and snacks. The search results of […]

June 1st, 2013 | Posted in Health,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Starbucks Implements No Smoking Ban For Inside and Outside Its U.S. Stores

Starbucks has issued a No Smoking Within 25 Feet Ban that takes effect June 1 for all stores in the United States. Any smoker who wants to smoke will need to do so away from its stores. Miramar Starbucks Store Manager Cliff Elome said he’s been giving folks the heads-up about the company’s new policy.  […]

June 1st, 2013 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

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