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The Sacramento Kings are about to be called for a traveling violation.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports has Tweeted confirmation that the Maloof family is on the verge of selling the team to a Seattle-based group of investors for $500 million.
That contingent – led by Valiant Capital’s Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer – will then move the Kings to Seattle, hopefully in time for the 2013-2014 season.
Seattle was home to the SuperSonics for 40 years until that team left for Oklahoma City in 2008.
According to Yahoo Sports, the new owners will build a new arena forMore >
Simply put, it is on between Microsoft and Apple.
The computer giant announced direct competition for the iPad yesterday at a press event in Los Angeles, unveiling the Surface tablet, a device outlined by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer as a “companion hardware innovation” for Windows 8.
What will user experience be like on the Surface?
The technology will come equipped with a 10.6-inch rectangle display; a built-in kickstand; and a 3mm thick cover that also acts as a multi-touch keyboard.
When will it be available and how much will it cost? Microsoft did not reveal either at the pressMore >
Targeting major tech companies including Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft for use of coal derived power, Greenpeace has issued a new report entitled How Clean is Your Cloud?
Given the energy-intensive nature of maintaining the cloud, access to significant amounts of electricity is a key factor in decisions about where to build these data centers.
Since electricity plays a critical role in the cost structure of companies that use the cloud, there have been dramatic strides made in improving the energy efficiency.
However, despite significant improvements in efficiency, the growth in cloudMore >
Tom Hanks is a man of many talents.
Visiting Univision Deportes’ Despierta America Tuesday to promote Larry Crowne, the actor decided to also liven up the weather segment of the Spanish-language program, getting his DANCE on with co-host Chiquinquira Delgado!
We haven’t the slightest idea what Larry Crowne is about. But we’re grateful it exists, ’cause we have now been treated to Tom Hanks dancing, having no clue how green screens work, and yelling random temperatures in Spanish:
There’s no rest for the talented.
Just days after they all performed on the season 10 finale of American Idol, champion Scotty McCreery and the rest of the final four took to the stage again in Atlanta. They were on hand to help open a new Microsoft store in the city.
On a hot afternoon, Scotty performed “I Love You This Big,” “Gone” and “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” while Lauren went with “Flat on the Floor” and “Like My Mother Does.” Haley Reinhart and James Durbin also belted out a few singles, all of which are posted below. Watch and enjoy!More >
Joel McHale says it best on his E! show The Soup, Kim Kardashian is famous for having a big butt and a sex tape, but now she can also add “most searched term” on Microsoft’s Bing.com search engine for 2010 to that list of “achievements.”
While Kardashian faced some tough competition from the Tiger Woods scandal and Lady Gaga’s emergence onto the pop scene, along with the Sandra Bullock, Jesse James scandal, Kardashian continued to captivate reality TV stars the world over.
Here’s the Bing.com Top 10 Searches for 2010:
1.) Kim Kardashian2.) Sandra Bullock
3.) Tiger Woods
4.) Lady Gaga
The ongoing Tony Parker birthday celebration continued over the weekend.
For the third time in two weeks, wife Eva Longoria threw her man a party in honor of the Spurs guard turning 28 on May 17. Following bashes in Miami and Los Angeles, the couple graced the red carpet of Eve nightclub in Las Vegas Saturday night.
“I got him a lot of things,” the Desperate Housewives star said. “I got him four-wheelers because he wanted a new four-wheeler, and I got him a Microsoft surface computer that he can touch and play with.”
If we were Parker, there’s only one thing we’d want to touch and playMore >