Jessica Simpson Welcomes Baby Boy Ace Knute Johnson With Fiancé Eric Johnson

Jessica Simpson, Eric JohnsonJessica Simpson is a mommy again!

The Fashion Star judge delivered her second child, a bouncing baby boy on Sunday, E! News confirms.

And according to Simpson’s rep, she…

Switched On: Form in the USA

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology.

DNP Switched On Form in the USA

The Mac Pro might have been worthy of the “One More Thing” kinds of reveals that Steve Jobs used to do at Apple events. Despite being foreshadowed by Tim Cook as a product the company was going to make in the US, it was virtually carted in from left field at an event that focused broadly on new operating systems before a crowd of developers that could appreciate its power. That said, it will likely require OS X Mavericks, a thematically fitting release for a product that represents a new wave in Apple’s design.

Some have said that iOS 7 may be the company’s New Coke. The Mac Pro, though, is the new can. Its cylindrical form represents a new design for Apple, albeit one that jibes with the company’s affinity for simple, rounded, iconic shapes. Like the new AirPort Extreme, it has a significant vertical profile, but is a fraction of the size of its predecessor designed to accommodate multiple optical drives and hard drives.

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WATCH: Baby Gorilla Twins’ Playtime

Baby animals sure know how to have a good time, and these adorable gorilla twins could be the cutest playmates ever.

The video was shot by a researcher with the San Diego Zoo in Rwanda, who was traveling in the region to discuss animal conservation efforts, according to the video’s description. The twins are part of the Hirwa group, one of ten being monitored by rangers at Volcanoes National Park, the former base of primatologist Dian Fossey.

The mountain gorilla is listed as critically endangered by the IUCN, and populations have become increasingly threatened by severe habitat destruction and rising human populations.

(h/t Vetstreet)

VIDEO: Egypt protesters send message to Morsi

Crowds are gathering in Cairo’s Tahrir Square ahead of a mass rally to demand the resignation of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Jennifer Lopez Sorry for Turkmenistan Performance

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez is clearing the air after performing for Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in his home country Saturday night.

Despite the leader’s oppressive record of…

Music Review: Bruno Mars, Just Part of the Band at Barclays Center

Bruno Mars, the R&B producer-singer-songwriter, synthesized styles across decades in his show at Barclays Center.


Pakistan utility company fights to power chaotic port megacity

KARACHI, July 1 (Reuters) – Since Pakistan’s biggest electricity company was privatised, its headquarters have been looted, its employees kidnapped and the government tried to arrest its boss.

Music Review: Wayne Shorter’s 80th Birthday and Legacy of Perpetual Flux

Wayne Shorter’s longtime quartet headlined a triple bill that attested to his immense and continuing influence on jazz.