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Amazon Acquires Double Helix Games Amazon Acquires Double Helix Games

It’s no secret that Amazon wants to get into the video game business. The retailer has already made its own mobile game, and there are rumors that its building its own video game console for release later this year. Before …

Netflix Expands Scholastic Partnership With ‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’ Netflix Expands Scholastic Partnership With ‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’

Netflix and Scholastic announced an expansion of their partnership today giving Netflix exclusive streaming rights to the children’s favorite Clifford the Big Red Dog. The show will hit Netflix on February 14th, which just happens to be the same day …

Sony To Sell Its VAIO PC Business Sony To Sell Its VAIO PC Business

Since 1997, Sony has been selling desktops, laptops and notebooks under the VAIO brand of computers. The company met with some early success during the PC boom of the early 2000s, but the company’s line of PCs have been met …

Credit Card Protection: Why Won’t America Evolve? Credit Card Protection: Why Won’t America Evolve?

There has been a lot of chatter in the United States after huge breach in security that saw Target hacked and upwards of 70 million customers compromised. In the following weeks there was a great deal of paranoia regarding whether …

Netflix Will Reportedly Spend $3 Billion On TV/Film Content This Year Netflix Will Reportedly Spend $3 Billion On TV/Film Content This Year

Netflix announced a new $400 million senior note offering this week, which it intends to use to fuel original content purchases and European expansion. Apparently the company expects to spend about $3 billion on TV and film content this year. …

CVS Stores Will Stop Selling Tobacco CVS Stores Will Stop Selling Tobacco

You better not get used to picking up a pack of cigarettes during your speedy jaunt to CVS. As of October 1st of this year, CVS/pharmacy store will stop selling tobacco products altogether. This marks the very first pharmacy chain …

Nobody Wins In Yelp Defamation Suit Nobody Wins In Yelp Defamation Suit

Over a year ago, a Virginia judge ordered a Yelp user to change a negative review on the site. Building contractor Dietz Development sued user Jane Perez, claiming to have lost business because of her negative postings on the site …

Susan Wojcicki To Head YouTube [Report] Susan Wojcicki To Head YouTube [Report]

Google SVP of advertising Susan Wojcicki is reportedly taking over leadership at YouTube. The Information reported that the company is likely to make this move, based on comments from two people briefed on the discussions. Re/code has since weighed in …

Kindle Worlds Nabs Licenses For G.I. Joe, Veronica Mars And More Kindle Worlds Nabs Licenses For G.I. Joe, Veronica Mars And More

In 2013, Amazon launched Kindle Worlds as a way to let fans write fan fiction and sell it via the Kindle digital publishing platform. It was kind of a brilliant idea since it keeps fans engaged with a franchise when …

Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare, Acquires Location Data for Bing, Windows Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare, Acquires Location Data for Bing, Windows

Foursquare has just received a cash injection from Microsoft, and Microsoft products will soon sport billions of Foursquare data points. The two companies have just announced a strategic partnership that will see Windows OS, as well as Bing, receive location …

Gartner Urges CIOs To Address ‘Fast-Approaching’ Reality of Legacy ERP Gartner Urges CIOs To Address ‘Fast-Approaching’ Reality of Legacy ERP

Gartner predicts that by 2016, the impact of cloud computing and the emergence of postmodern ERP will mean “legacy status” for highly customized ERP systems, and urges CIOs to take action to address this “fast-approaching reality”. “The need for agility …

Dell Layoffs Confirmed; Numbers Smaller than Rumored Dell Layoffs Confirmed; Numbers Smaller than Rumored
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Earlier last month, reports leaked stating that Dell was preparing to layoff a massive amount of its workers worldwide. The Register, a British technology website, stated on January 9th that Dell would layoff 20% of its U.S.-based sales members, while …

Nissan Leaf Sales Slow, Yet Set January Record Nissan Leaf Sales Slow, Yet Set January Record

In 2010, Nissan became one of the first companies in the world to unveil a completely electric, emission-free automobile, the Nissan Leaf. When first released, however, the electric car craze had yet to hit the United States. Thanks to recent …

Is Free Visibility On Facebook A Thing Of The Past? Is Free Visibility On Facebook A Thing Of The Past?

It would appear that for most businesses, it’s only getting harder and harder to get your messages out to your fans. Remember the days when everybody was signing up for Facebook, and you had an awesome free way of getting …

Satya Nadella Officially Microsoft’s New CEO Satya Nadella Officially Microsoft’s New CEO

Microsoft has officially named Satya Nadella as CEO after news late last week that he had been selected. He was previously the Executive Vice President of the company’s Cloud and Enterprise group. Nadella joined the company back in 1992, and …

Pizza-Scented Perfume By Demeter Fragrance Library: Yay or Nay? Pizza-Scented Perfume By Demeter Fragrance Library: Yay or Nay?
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For all you die-hard pizza fans out there, there is a new perfume on the market that may just satisfy your inner hunger. Demeter Fragrance Library features a new pizza-scented perfume for $20 on their web site. According to its …

Family Wireless Plan Prices Slashed By AT&T Family Wireless Plan Prices Slashed By AT&T

AT&T means business. The nation’s second largest U.S. wireless carrier has offered families a plan that lets them use a great deal of data, and yet could save them anywhere from $40 to $100 per month on phone service. This …

Twitter Bought 900 Patents From IBM After Infringement Claims Twitter Bought 900 Patents From IBM After Infringement Claims

Twitter has acquired over 900 patents from IBM. The deal, which includes a cross-license agreement, was made last month, but the two companies have now formally announced it. IBM has received more patents in the U.S. than any other company …

Amazon Prime May Get More Expensive – $100+ Possible Amazon Prime May Get More Expensive – $100+ Possible
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Would you be willing to pay more than $100 for an Amazon Prime membership? You may have to ask yourself that question pretty soon, as the online retail giant has just hinted that they are at least considering raising the …

Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO

It looks like Microsoft has its next CEO. Bloomberg is reporting that the company’s board is preparing to make the company’s enterprise and cloud chief Satya Nadella the man for the job. The report cites “people briefed on the process”. …

Amazon Revenue Up 20 Percent To $25.59 Billion In Q4 Amazon Revenue Up 20 Percent To $25.59 Billion In Q4

We all knew that Amazon had a great holiday season. The online retailer put out multiple press releases before and after Christmas patting itself on the back. Now that its Q4 results are, we can finally see that Amazon did …