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Zynga launches Draw Something 2 this Wednesday, kills 4 other games

Zynga, the embattled social gaming company, is set to launch Draw Something 2 which goes live on Wednesday night.

Stamped relaunches with new features and celebrity investors

Stamped, the micro-reviews service started by former Googlers, announced tonight a service revamp and some celebrity-heavy lineup of new investors.

Celebrities back online after successful $1 million charity drive

From today, some of the savvy media celebrities who had agreed to sign off all social networking as a part of a new campaign, Digital Life Sacrifice, are set to rejoin Twitter and Facebook after successfully helping raise $1 million for Alicia Key's Keep a Child Alive charity.

Seacrest puts on 'no airs' in Paris

Paris -- A Paris garcon reported nothing but pleasantries when "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest dined in the City of Lights with his girlfriend and family members.

Seacrest and his party enjoyed wine and signature dishes at Restaurant Frederic Simonin this week as part of his tour of Paris with Julianne Hough.

"They all shared dishes and tried things from each other," a restaurant employee told People magazine, adding the group put on "no airs."

People said Saturday other activities included visits to art exhibitions and shopping. Thanksgiving was spent quietly with family members.

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Nick Lachey congratulates Jessica Simpson on engagement to Eric Johnson

Nick Lachey has sent out his best wishes to ex-wife, Jessica Simpson, on her engagement to football player Eric Johnson. A week ago, Jessica had done the same for Nick, when he got engaged to Vanessa Minnillo.

Willow Smith signs record deal; considered competition for Rihanna

Will Smith’s little daughter is being hailed as a star of the future. After setting the web world ablaze with her first single ‘Whip My Hair,’ the 9-year-old Willow won global approbation and has already been signed up by rapper Jay-Z's label Roc Nation.

In quest for talent, ‘American Idol’ lowers entry age

The Season 10 of the American Idol, which begins July 17 in Nashville, will now allow 15-year-olds for auditions.

Miley Cyrus coaches top 11 'American Idol' contestants

Tuesday night saw Miley Cyrus coaching the top 11 contestants of hit reality show ‘American Idol.’ Cyrus gave tips to the contestants as the ‘guest mentor’ of the show.

Brangelina donate $1 million for Haiti sufferers

Los Angeles, January 14 -- Hollywood superstars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have come forward to offer help to the millions left in ruins after the Haiti earthquake. The couple’s foundation is contributing $1 million for the aid of the victims.

Jennifer Lopez picks daring outfit for New Year’s Eve

New York, January 2 -- Jennifer Lopez is one bold woman. She tried to make New Year’s Eve better for the 750,000 people who stood through the cold and rain to watch her perform at Times Square in New York by turning up in an apparently see-though catsuit, which became the talk of the town in no time.