Things to know for Wednesday

August 14, 2013

What: Payday 2
Where: Google search
Why: The following games are among those scheduled for release this week, according to Gamestop.com.
www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/sns-mct-bc-vid-newgames-20130725,0,108158.story

What: Grey's Anatomy, Sandra Oh
Where: Twitter
Why; Grey's Anatomy will be losing one of its top surgeons
www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2013/08/13/sandra-oh-to-leave-abcs-greys-anatomy-after-season/2650937/

What: Apple
Where: Twitter
Why: Activist investor Carl Icahn said he has amassed a "large position" in Apple Inc and believes the stock could be worth as much as $700 a share if Chief Executive Tim Cook pushed for a larger stock buyback.
www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/13/us-apple-icahn-idUSBRE97C0S320130813

What: BitCoin
Where: Reddit
Why; Things are getting serious for Bitcoin this month: a federal judge declared it real money, Bloomberg gave it an experimental ticker (XBT), and New York’s financial regulator announced an interest in regulating it.
www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2013/08/12/every-important-person-in-bitcoin-just-got-subpoenaed-by-new-yorks-financial-regulator/

What: Tony Swatton
Where: Digg
Why; Tony Swatton is the most famous blacksmith in Los Angeles. But he’s not forging horseshoes. Rather, Swatton has banged out a place in Tinseltown as the go-to guy when a big-budget movie or hit TV show needs custom metalwork.
www.wired.com/underwire/2013/08/hollywood-blacksmith-tony-swatton/

What: Jamaal Charles
Where: Google search
Why:Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles had his ailing right foot examined by two orthopedic surgeons and they confirmed the Kansas City Chiefs' diagnosis of a mild strain.
sports.yahoo.com/news/chiefs-running-back-jamaal-charles-133543130--nfl.html

What: Sinkhole in Florida
Where: Google search
Why: A Florida time-share resort where a sinkhole devoured a building Sunday night said that it is open for business and next week's guests should "come on down."
www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-usa-florida-sinkhole-20130812,0,961250.story

Rising searches on Google*

otakon
    +450%
breaking bad
    +200%
beyonce
    +190%
powerball numbers
    +190%
pga
    +170%
powerball
    +130%
ravens
    +120%
ravens schedule
    +100%
m&t bank
    +80%
baltimore ravens
    +60%

*Past seven days

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