Kari Lipschutz

Craig Ferguson Gets Anthrax Scare

FBI, LAPD investigate menacing letter

Craig Ferguson had planned to do a bit about the East Coast earthquake on his show last night. Instead, he cracked a few uneasy jokes about the envelope packed with…

Google Goes to Thailand

Search engine expands Southeast Asia presence

Bangkok just got a new resident, Google. The company announced today that it will boost its Southeast Asia growth with an office in Thailand. The office is the second this…

Trapped in Luxury, Journalists Stuck in Tripoli Hotel

News teams remain locked down in Qaddafi stronghold

As rebels and loyalists in Libya squabble over who has control of Tripoli, some international journalists are uncharacteristically quiet on the sidelines. Reporters and news staff from the BBC, Reuters,…

Browsing Boosts Office Productivity

Study finds workers who surf are more efficient

The next time your boss catches you surfing the Web instead of doing work, you can say in your defense that browsing is boosting your productivity. A new study reveals…

Stumblers Out-Refer Facebookers

StumbleUpon takes No. 1 referral spot

Facebook has been heralded as a great source of referral traffic. Twitter, too, is an easy way of getting out links to like-minded followers. However, the sites have been eclipsed…

Facebook Makes Commenters Think Twice Before Dropping an F-Bomb

Friend accountability elevates virtual banter

Since Facebook’s rise to prominence, social commentators have spilled much ink on how the new mode of communication will affect the quality of our interactions, as quantity naturally increases. The…

Liberty Media Buys Stake in Barnes & Noble

Media giant avoids full buyout

Liberty Media said it would purchase a stake in Barnes & Noble for $204 million. The media giant was seen as a potential savior for the bookseller that went up…

DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket on PlayStation 3

Satellite TV provider lures football-loving game console users

PlayStation 3 owners, are you ready for some football? DirecTV will now offer its NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go access on a host of new devices, including the PlayStation 3, the…

Christine O’Donnell Tells Piers Morgan He’s Rude, Walks Off Set

Tea Partier dodges gay marriage question

Tea Party politician Christine O’Donnell walked off the set of Piers Morgan’s interview show on CNN yesterday. After Morgan shot her a series of questions she didn't want to answer,…

'NYT' Site Up and Running After Error

Reporters used Twitter to redirect traffic

The New York Times site is running smoothly again after a 40-minute disruption last night. In the brief period, visitors to the site were met with a “page not found”…