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Company that makes Rock Band sold for the price of a copy of Rock Band

Jan 4, 2011
$49.99 was all it took for a group of investors to buy the videogame maker Harmonix, makers of the popular, but perhaps not as popular as they used...
Posted In: business, games, rock band

3D TVs bomb, smart TVs are the next big thing. Or the next bomb.

Jan 4, 2011
So at last year's CES, 3D TV was the hot item. Tons of new sets got rolled out, the revolution was upon us. But the revolution didn't happen. The...
Posted In: 3-d, apps, business, Google, manufacturing, social media

Please welcome your new Android conqueror.

Jan 3, 2011
Research company Nielsen says 41% of new smartphone buyers in the last six months chose Android phones. That's compared to 27% going with iPhones.
Posted In: android, apple, business, gadgets, Google, iPhone

Online airfare dispute deepens - Expedia drops American

Jan 3, 2011
Over the weekend, Expedia just dropped American. This is an escalation from the dispute as it stood last week, when Expedia was burying American...
Posted In: business, expedia, Transportation, Web Culture

Wikipedia reaches fundraising goal, creepy Jimmy Wales face to disappear soon

Jan 3, 2011
Wikimedia, the parent company of the online encyclopedia, says it has met its goal of 16 million dollars raised to keep the site commercial free....
Posted In: business, Web Culture, Wikipedia

Paul Allen renews lawsuit against everyone everywhere for doing everything

Dec 29, 2010
The Microsoft co-founder has been actively suing the following companies for a while now: Apple, Google, Facebook, eBay, AOL, Netflix, Yahoo,...
Posted In: aol, apple, business, ebay, Google, government, Law, netflix, paul allen, Yahoo

Groupon raising 950 million dollars, dominating its category

Dec 29, 2010
Maybe Groupon wasn't quite so dumb to turn down that 6 billion dollar offer from Google a while back. The increasingly popular group coupon site...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, social media

AT&T to expand Wi-Fi hotspot coverage

Dec 28, 2010
They had been doing this in dense areas like Times Square for a while but AT&T is now expanding this program to more spots around New York and...
Posted In: at&t, business, wifi

Amazon patents incredibly heartless and useful idea

Dec 28, 2010
Amazon has been awarded a patent for a new way to return unwanted gifts. The current system is pretty cumbersome: you have to repackage the ugly...
Posted In: Amazon, business, government, horrible, patents

Apple gears up to sell a ton of iPhones. Verizon in the mix?

Dec 27, 2010
Apple expects to sell 21 million iPhones in the first quarter of next year. Before they were estimating 19 million. This increased forecast comes...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPhone, manufacturing, Verizon

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