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Yacht killing: Escort to be arraigned in Google exec's heroin death

The woman accused of being a prostitute who administered a lethal dose of heroin to aGoogleexecutive on his yacht in Santa Cruz is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on manslaughter and other drug-related charges.<p>Alix Catherine Tichelman, 26, of Folsom was charged with eight counts -- including …

Crime

Colorado's pot message to U.S.

With Alaska and Oregon gearing up to vote on legalizing marijuana in a few months and many other states considering it further down the road, one state is on everyone’s mind — Colorado.<p>Activists on both sides of the pot debate are pointing to the Colorado experiment — what they see as its great …

Pa. woman admits killing man she met on Craigslist, claims she killed others

A Pennsylvania woman has admitted to killing a man she met through a Craigslist advertisement and claimed to have killed more than 20 other people across the country.<p>Miranda Barbour, 19, claims in an interview with the Daily Item of Sunbury, Pa., to have killed at least 22 other people in Alaska, …

Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy

Zappos is known for its zany corporate culture. The company’s Q4 “All Hands” meeting in November was aptly-themed “Gone Wild”: one female employee voluntarily climbed into a case filled with tarantulas to win a $250 gift card. The event opened with a <i>Lion King</i> performance put on by employees at the …

The Workplace

Up-close with a Bitcoin mining powerhouse (video)

Alex Lawn is in New York on a pitstop, arriving in from Sweden on his way to next week's Inside Bitcoin conference in Las Vegas. He hasn't slept much. The way he describes it, no one at KnCMiner does much sleeping these days, as the company races to become the driving force in the rapidly expanding …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Success

Typhoon Haiyan death toll in Philippines estimated at 1,200

The Philippines Red Cross said it has received reports of 1,200 deaths in two areas devastated by typhoon Haiyan.<p>The agency said that at least 1,000 had been killed in Tacloban and 200 in Samar province. The typhoon has passed over the Philippines and is expected to hit Vietnam later today. …

7 Statistics About Facebook Users That Reveal Why It's Such A Powerful Marketing Platform

But digging into the data reveals more specific and compelling reasons why marketers should be active on Facebook, such as the fact that despite recent news coverage about how Facebook is getting older, it's still strongest in the young adult age bracket so precious to many marketers.<p>In a new …

Digital Advertising

Kate Upton On Carine Roitfeld: She Was the First Editor Who Put Me In Clothing

Kate Upton's come a long way since launching her career doing the Dougie in a viral YouTube video. Now an international Vogue cover girl, the model has seen her on-set wardrobes go from bikinis to couture -- and she knows just who to thank for that.<p>Speaking to Page Six, Upton said she's very …

Hashtag creator leaves Google to join a 6-person startup

Google developer advocate Chris Messina is leaving the search giant to join a tiny startup.<p>During his 1300 days at Google, Messina spearheaded a number of community-focused initiatives, including the Google Developers site. He also developed the “hashtag,” which flourished on Twitter and Facebook. …

Digital media set to overtake TV viewing

Americans will watch more online and mobile media than television this year for the first time, says research firm eMarketer.<p>If the obesity epidemic weren't clue enough, new estimates about U.S. media-viewing habits underscore that Americans are a lazy bunch. And it may be music to the ears of of …

Televisions

FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

CNET has learned the FBI has developed custom "port reader" software to intercept Internet metadata in real time. And, in some cases, it wants to force Internet providers to use the software.<p>The U.S. government is quietly pressuring telecommunications providers to install eavesdropping technology …

Surveillance

Google Glass to see policy questions

Wide-eyed fascination induced by Google Glass is about to smack into a real wall of policy implications — from the doctor’s office to the driver’s seat.<p>The wearable computer, subject of media interest and a strategic public relations push, has Congress swooning even as it triggers trepidation …

US issues travel alert amid al-Qaeda threat

The US state department has issued a travel warning to its citizens worldwide, alerting them to potential "terrorist attacks", particularly in the Middle East, North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.<p>In a statement released on Friday, Washington said it possessed information that al-Qaeda armed …

After Trayvon: Will There Be Justice for Florida's Other Stand Your Ground Victim?

In the backdraft of the Trayvon Martin debacle, Florida – and its bungling special prosecutor, Angela Corey – will be under fierce pressure to …

Crime

Apple played 'central role' in ebook price-fixing conspiracy, says federal judge

Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise ebook prices, in one of the biggest anti-trust lawsuits ever brought by US …

Kate Upton's Vogue Brazil Cover Is Her 'Favorite Job' Yet (PHOTO)

Lately we've been feeling a little inundated with "Kate Upton in short shorts" photos, what with all the images from the set of her new movie, "The Other Woman."<p>But Kate is still a model, as she thankfully reminded us on the new cover of Vogue Brazil. Upton is the picture of elegance in the new …

Aiming for the Real-Time Interest Graph, Facebook to Introduce Hashtags

Imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery. And Twitter should be <i>very</i> flattered right now.<p>As we reported in March, Facebook plans to …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Kanye West's Fashion Used To Be Terrible, Says Kanye West

As a fashion icon, Kanye West is an enigma. Is he being embraced by the fashion world or mocked by it? Is he really interested in high fashion or merely along for the runway shows and name-dropping? And about his girlfriend, Kim Kardashian -- what does he really think about what she wears?<p>West's …

Kate Upton's Best Red-Carpet Looks

We celebrate Kate Upton's 21st birthday with a look at the model's sexy style<p>Kate Upton went from a swimsuit model to major style-setter. In celebration of her 21st birthday on June 10, we rounded up her top fashion moments.