GeneralLinks.com
Quick links to sites of general interest
  • News
  • Yahoo News: Top Stories
    This where you will find top news stories from Yahoo. In addition to stories from Associated Press, this site also contains links to stories from Reuters, The Washington Post, USAToday, Los Angeles Times, and others.
  • MSNBC
    This site contains top stories from MSNBC. Also available from this site are video news stories from MSNBC TV, Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and Meet The Press.
  • BigCharts
    This free site is a service provided by MarketWatch. It provides charts and analysis on stocks and index data for securities traded on a number of exchanges.
  • Comics
  • Dilbert
    This, of course, is the home of the funny and often all-too-true cartoon strip by Scott Adams.
  • Search Engines / Directories
  • Google
    This is the home of the Google search engine. It is one of the most popular sites for fast, relevant results. Many other services are available here as well.
  • Yahoo!
    The Yahoo! site also offers many services in addition to searching the web. These services include shopping, travel, and communication to name only a few.
  • AltaVista
    A leading provider of search services and technology, AltaVista remains a popular place to search the web. The company continues to innovate new ways to find information quickly and efficiently.
  • Job Search
  • Monster.com
    This site helps employees and employers to find each other. It includes helpful services, such as tips on writing a job-winning resume.
  • Dice
    This is a job board focused on technology. Their database contains permanent, consulting, and contract job postings.
  • Reference
  • Merriam-Webster Online
    This is the home of the on-line version of this popular dictionary. The site also contains paid versions with many more word definitions. Other reference works are available here as well.
  • Roget's Thesaurus
    This Thesaurus is made available by the Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL). The web site is hosted by the University of Chicago.
  • Encarta
    This is a popular reference library from Microsoft.
  • Britannica
    This web site offers partial article content in the main encyclopedia and summary content in the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia for non-subscribers. Full content is unlocked with a paid subscription.
  • Encyclopedia.com
    Here you will find content from the Columbia Encyclopedia. Articles are enhanced by including links to newspaper and magazine articles and pictures and maps.
  • Webopedia
    This site contains an online dictionary and search engine for computer and internet technology definitions.
  • Cornell University
    This web site contains a free service provided by Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute. The site contains legal information in areas ranging from the U.S. Constitution to the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • World Time
    This site contains time zone information for major cities around the world.
  • Find People, Businesses, Places
  • SmartPages
    Yellow pages and white pages listings can be found here, as well as maps, directions, and city guides.
  • MapQuest
    This is the place to go to find street maps, driving directions, and to locate places nearby.
  • Expedia
    This web site helps you book flights, hotels, cars, cruises, and more.
  • Public Record Finder
    Search Public Records using this site.
  • Zip+4
    Find the correct zip + 4 zip code for an address. This site is a service of the United States Postal Service.
  • Area Codes
    This site provides you with information related to telephone area codes, and city and country codes.
  • Shop
  • Yahoo Shopping
    Shop here to compare prices from a number of different vendors.
  • Amazon.com
    Purchase books, clothes, electronics, jewelry, shoes, gourmet food, and much more.
  • CompUSA
    Shop here to purchase computers, software, digital cameras, computer games, and more.
  • CNET Shopper
    This site lets you compare products and prices side-by-side from many different vendors.
  • Office Depot
    This is the on-line home of the popular office equipment / supply store. Shop on-line or locate a store near you.
  • Staples
    This is the on-line shopping site for Staples. Find office supplies, equipment, or a neighborhood store.
  • FedEx
    Ship online using this FedEx web site.
  • Entertainment
  • TV Guide
    This site contains searchable TV listings, movie guides, sports guides, entertainment news, and more.
  • Yahoo Movies
    Get showtimes and tickets. View trailers & clips, read entertainment news and movie reviews.
  • Blockbuster
    Search for movies, find a store near you, or have DVDs delivered by mail.
  • Screen It!
    This site offers detailed reviews of movies and videos. It also has links to movie trailers and clips.
  • Software, Internet
  • Microsoft
    This is the home of Microsoft Corporation. Obtain product information, updates, support, and more.
  • Network Solutions
    This domain name registrar also provides services such as web hosting, web site design, e-mail, and more.

Technology News items from Yahoo! News:

YC-backed LemonBox raises $2.5M bringing vitamins to Chinese millennials
2020-12-04T03:25:07Z


Razer reveals Hammerhead Pro earbuds with ANC and THX audio
2020-12-04T03:00:51Z


Razer Tomahawk modular gaming PC is now available for $2,400
2020-12-04T03:00:00Z


Health tech venture firm OTV closes new $170 million fund and expands into Asia
2020-12-04T02:54:38Z


WH's AI EO is BS
2020-12-04T00:09:03Z


Bose adds swipe volume controls to its QuietComfort and Sport Earbuds
2020-12-04T00:05:28Z


Joe White MBE appointed new UK Consul-General in SF, with new Technology Envoy role
2020-12-04T00:02:56Z


Destiny 2's next-gen upgrade requires downloading the game again
2020-12-03T23:16:15Z


Daily Crunch: Google fires co-lead of its Ethical AI team
2020-12-03T23:12:09Z


BioWare's GM Casey Hudson and 'Dragon Age' producer are leaving the studio
2020-12-03T22:07:06Z


Henry picks up cash to be a Lambda School for Latin America
2020-12-03T21:29:25Z


Justice Department sues Facebook over H-1B hiring practices
2020-12-03T20:51:26Z


Fantasy startup Esports One raises $4M more
2020-12-03T20:44:25Z


Hackers are trying to disrupt the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain
2020-12-03T20:17:27Z


Amazon now lets you interact with Alexa via text on iOS
2020-12-03T20:03:11Z


Developers can now enroll in Apple's 'Small Business Program' for reduced App Store fees
2020-12-03T19:57:26Z


Bose's unannounced Sport Open Earbuds leak via FCC filings
2020-12-03T19:47:13Z


Stripe announces embedded business banking service Stripe Treasury
2020-12-03T19:36:13Z


Two key UK military nonprofits join forces to boost veteran training in cyber and tech
2020-12-03T19:21:21Z


Twitter finally shuts down its abandoned prototype app twttr
2020-12-03T19:16:10Z


All of Warner Bros.' theatrical movies will get simultaneous releases on HBO Max next year
2020-12-03T19:04:15Z


YouTube will remind users to ‘keep comments respectful’ before posting
2020-12-03T18:57:17Z


All Warner Bros. films in 2021 will debut on HBO Max
2020-12-03T18:43:36Z


Bill Gates just released a plan for US leadership on climate change, including $35B in funding
2020-12-03T18:39:58Z


NASA selects four companies for moon material collection as it seeks to set precedent on private sector outer space mining
2020-12-03T18:39:07Z


Google plans cross-continent concert for Beethoven's 250th birthday
2020-12-03T18:34:41Z


Thoma Bravo acquires Flexera for second time paying $2.85B
2020-12-03T18:31:36Z


Labor agency alleges Google illegally fired two workers who tried to organize
2020-12-03T18:23:52Z


As crypto comes back, Binance-backed Injective Protocol launches Testnet for its DeFi trading platform
2020-12-03T18:18:48Z


Paul Tudor Jones makes bull case for bitcoin: 'The path forward from here is north'
2020-12-03T18:08:03Z


macOS Big Sur review: A mix of new and familiar
2020-12-03T18:00:46Z


YouTube introduces new feature to address toxic comments
2020-12-03T18:00:17Z


Google's co-lead of Ethical AI team says she was fired for sending an email
2020-12-03T17:53:38Z


AWS expands startup assistance program
2020-12-03T17:30:25Z


NSF offers a closer look at how the Arecibo Observatory collapsed
2020-12-03T17:28:59Z


Find out how startups like Skyroot and Bluefield are building new industries at TC Sessions: Space 2020
2020-12-03T17:22:59Z


Atlassian brings new DevOps metrics to Jira
2020-12-03T17:10:28Z


MLCommons debuts with public 86,000-hour speech data set for AI researchers
2020-12-03T17:05:12Z


Space startup Aevum debuts world's first fully autonomous orbital rocket launching drone
2020-12-03T17:00:36Z


Android gets auto-narrated audiobooks and expanded Voice Access
2020-12-03T17:00:16Z


Facebook pledges to remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
2020-12-03T16:58:48Z


iPhones can now automatically recognize and label buttons and UI features for blind users
2020-12-03T16:30:11Z


Microsoft launches Azure Purview, its new data governance service
2020-12-03T16:23:45Z


Ben Ling's Bling Capital just rounded up $113 million more from investors
2020-12-03T15:50:59Z


Samsung's fingerprint-secured T7 Touch SSD drops to $160 for 1TB
2020-12-03T15:34:35Z


Jabra's Elite 75t wireless earbuds hit new all-time low of $120
2020-12-03T15:30:49Z


China's first fully driverless robotaxis hit the streets of Shenzhen
2020-12-03T15:14:38Z


Google now lets anyone contribute to Street View using AR and an app
2020-12-03T15:06:32Z


Elgato’s Wave:3 USB microphone sounds great, but requires patience
2020-12-03T15:00:28Z


VSCO acquires mobile app Trash to expand into AI-powered video editing
2020-12-03T14:59:09Z