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‘Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’ Announced For Nintendo 3DS ‘Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’ Announced For Nintendo 3DS
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Less than one year ago, Capcom released Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Though the franchise does not have the same huge fan base in the U.S. that it has in Japan, Monster Hunter is …

Virginia Yelp Review Suit Goes To Trial Virginia Yelp Review Suit Goes To Trial

A little over a year ago, a Virginia judge ordered a Yelp user to change a negative review on the site. Jane Perez was sued by Dietz Development, a building contractor who claimed to have lost business because of her …

MapQuest Changes Business Listing Management MapQuest Changes Business Listing Management
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MapQuest announced that it has made some adjustments to the way businesses can manage their listings. The AOL-owned company says the changes make the process of handling information corrections more streamlined. In other words, it’s now easier to change contact …

Samsung Revises Down Notebook Shipment Estimates Samsung Revises Down Notebook Shipment Estimates

The traditional PC market is taking a big hit from the rise of tablets and other inexpensive mobile devices. Desktop computers are certainly feeling the pinch, but notebooks may be the category most at risk from ultra-portable devices. Notebook shipments …

Mall in Columbia Lockdown: Three Dead Including Shooter Mall in Columbia Lockdown: Three Dead Including Shooter

Three people have been confirmed dead after a shooting took place on Saturday at a mall in Columbia, Md., resorting police officials to order a lockdown. Authorities initially started responding to 911 calls around 11:15 a.m. It wasn’t until 12:30 …

Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to Become a Movie Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to Become a Movie

Lean In…the movie? It appears that it’s coming soon to a theater near you. Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will to Lead – the 2013 book penned by …

More Unproven Yelp ‘Extortion’ Accusations Publicized More Unproven Yelp ‘Extortion’ Accusations Publicized
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The story has been going on for quite some time. Businesses accuse Yelp of “extortion” or holding their positive reviews hostage unless they spend advertising money, and Yelp denies it vehemently, citing a lack of evidence and research appearing to …

Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards

Earlier this month, high-end retailer Neiman Marcus confirmed that they had been the target of a widespread data breach that saw hackers gain access to customer credit cards via a sophisticated malware attack. At that time, the company launched an …

U.S. Sues KBR Over False Military Contract Claims U.S. Sues KBR Over False Military Contract Claims
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The U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) today announced that it is suing Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) and two Kuwaiti companies for providing false claims as part of a contract to provide logistical support for the U.S. Army in Iraq. …

Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2 Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2

Over the holidays, Microsoft launched a number of new hardware products, including the Xbox One and Surface 2. As it turns out, those product launches combined with its new focus on devices and services led to a record quarter for …

Netflix Defends Content Release Strategy Netflix Defends Content Release Strategy
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Since Netflix has been offering its customers original shows, it has been offering them full seasons at a time, catering to the well-known binge-watching phenomenon. Netflix’s competitors have often criticized this approach, and when the company changed the strategy up …

Original Content To Be An Increasingly Big Part Of Netflix’s Content Spending Pie Original Content To Be An Increasingly Big Part Of Netflix’s Content Spending Pie

Netflix is going full throttle with its original content, and things aren’t going to be slowing down anytime soon. New seasons of most of last year’s originals are coming out this year, and first seasons of a handful of completely …

Netflix CEO Basically Called HBO Netflix’s ‘Bitch’ Netflix CEO Basically Called HBO Netflix’s ‘Bitch’

HBO CEO Richard Plepler recently made comments indicating that he doesn’t really care if HBO subscribers share their HBO Go passwords. Netflix held its fourth quarter earnings conference call in the form of a Google Hangout on Wednesday. One analyst …

AOL Acquires Web Personalization Firm Gravity AOL Acquires Web Personalization Firm Gravity

AOL announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gravity, developer of content optimization and personalization technology and “the Interest graph”. The deal is for $83 million, and an additional $7.7 million may be deferred and paid over …

IBM To Sell Its Server Business To Lenovo IBM To Sell Its Server Business To Lenovo

Lenovo is one of the biggest players in the computer hardware industry. Its line of PCs and tablets have proven to be popular thanks to their affordability and excellent build quality. Now the company wants to get into the server …

Netflix Has New Pricing Plans On The Way Netflix Has New Pricing Plans On The Way
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Netflix released its earnings report for the fourth quarter today. In a letter to shareholders, the company discussed plans for forthcoming pricing options. The good news for current subscribers is that they get to keep their current plans. In the …

U.S. Cable Providers To Offer Netflix Soon? U.S. Cable Providers To Offer Netflix Soon?

Netflix just released its Q4 earnings report and a letter to shareholders discussing the quarter and its outlook for the current quarter. Among other things, the company discussed its recent foray into set-top boxes from cable providers. So far, this …

Netflix To Give DVD Service A Little Rebranding Netflix To Give DVD Service A Little Rebranding

Netflix just released its earnings report for Q4, and DVDs are still contributing what the company considers “roughly stable” profit at $110 million for the quarter. The company’s DVD business is the foundation on which the company is based, but …

Groupon Expands ‘Getaways’ With 20,000 New Hotels Groupon Expands ‘Getaways’ With 20,000 New Hotels

Groupon announced a major expansion of its Groupon Getaways offering today with the addition of 20 thousand new hotels around the world. Groupon Getaways first launched in 2011 as a partnership with Expedia, but recently launched this expansion in pilot. …

T-Mobile to Offer Pseudo-Checking Accounts to Customers T-Mobile to Offer Pseudo-Checking Accounts to Customers

T-Mobile certainly does not lack in creativity. Though the mobile provider’s new initiative to pay off early termination fees for customers who switch to T-Mobile might not lure every customer away from its competitors, the move has certainly put pressure …

Yahoo Acquires Sparq, Will Shut It Down Yahoo Acquires Sparq, Will Shut It Down

It’s been a couple weeks, so it was high time that Yahoo acquired another company. This time it’s Sparq, a mobile marketing company. The startup will reportedly be joining Yahoo at its campus in Sunnyvale. Sparq says in a message …