African-American football captains at both Harvard and Yale  

SportzEdge By : Staff Reporting

New Service by Google Kills Ads on Your Favorite Sites for a Monthly Fee  

Wired By : Staff Reporting

The web is funded by ads.

But so many people hate seeing them, and they often resent all the data tracking that props them up. It’s a clash that has become a major pain point for news websites and other publishers.

The rise of ad blockers, which let people surf the web without these annoying ads, is also blocking their revenue. But Google is now offering a service that addresses both sides of this rather complicated issue. - Referenced Site

Asia Stocks Rise on PBOC Cash Report as Yen Climbs on Aso  

Bloomberg By : Staff Reporting

Asian stocks rallied, with the regional index paring its weekly retreat, after a report that China’s central bank injected funds, while crude oil climbed a second day.

Japan’s yen rose for the first time in seven days as Finance Minister Taro Aso said its decline has been too fast. - Referenced Article

Firefox dumps Google for search, signs on with Yahoo  

CNET By : Staff Reporting

In a major departure for both Mozilla and Yahoo, Firefox's default search engine is switching from Google to Yahoo in the United States.

"I'm thrilled to announce that we've entered into a five-year partnership with Mozilla to make Yahoo the default search experience on Firefox across mobile and desktop," Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said in a blog post Wednesday.

"This is the most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years." - Referenced Article

Phylicia Rashad's take on Firestorm of Accusations surrounding Bill Cosby's  

2 Paragraphs By : Staff Reporting

As the heat turns up on comedian Bill Cosby–with more accusations of predatory behavior surfacing–it’s fascinating to watch the woman most inextricably linked with Cosby in the public mind speak about him. - Referenced Article

Akio Toyoda introduces Toyota's Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan  

Toyota Global Newsroom By : Staff Reporting

Akio Toyoda has seen the future, and it’s called “Mirai”.

That’s the name of Toyota’s new fuel cell vehicle, which the company’s president announced in a video released the day before the car’s official launch.

UK inflation rate rises to 1.3% in October  

BBC News By : Staff Reporting

UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.

The slight increase moves the rate, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI), above its recent five-year low.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), said the marginal rise was because transport costs fell by less than they did a year ago. - Referenced Article

John Legend Doesnt Want Piers Morgan's Opinion On The N-Word  

Vibe By : Staff Reporting

Former CNN host Piers Morgan offered his opinion on the use of the N-word, and John Legend was not here for it.

In a column for Daily Mail titled, “If black Americans want the N-word to die, they will have to kill it themselves,” Morgan called for the expunging of the term by Black people as the solution to other race’s use of the word. - Referenced Article

Kim Kardashian bares it all for Paper Magazine  

Fox411 By : Staff Reporting

Photographer Jean-Paul Goude captured Kim Kardashian with a bare bottom and also balancing a champagne glass on her sizeable butt.

The photos, taken for Paper magazine, had some users on Twitter insisting the famous Kardashian derriere had been edited for the pics. Referenced Article

With Two Years of dismal sales Pizza Hut focuses on new flavor options  

USA Today By : Staff Reporting

Following two years of disappointing sales...Pizza Hut will focus on dozens of new flavor options as it mounts the 56-year-old brand's biggest-ever redo. It will add 11 new pizza recipes, 10 new crust flavors, six new sauces, five new toppings, four new flavor-pack drizzles, a new logo, new uniforms and, yes, even a new pizza box.

For those keeping count, the chain is more than doubling its available ingredients at all 6,300 U.S. locations beginning Nov. 19. - Referenced Article

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