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Apple Reports Record Quarter, Made $43.6 Billion In Q2 Apple Reports Record Quarter, Made $43.6 Billion In Q2

In its second quarter earnings report, Apple says that it made $43.6 billion in revenue and $9.5 billion in profit. Apple pulled in more revenue than Q2 2012′s $39.2 billion, but it made less than last year’s $11.6 billion profit. …

Darksiders, Red Faction, Other THQ IPs Sold

Yesterday, Gearbox, the developer of the Borderlands series (and Aliens: Colonial Marines), announced that it had acquired the Homeworld franchise and intends to port the first two games in the 3D real-time strategy series to “today’s leading digital platforms.” Today …

Foursquare Redesigns Location Pages in Its Bid to Become a Leader in Local Search Foursquare Redesigns Location Pages in Its Bid to Become a Leader in Local Search
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Foursquare knows that more and more people are visiting their location pages on the web. Back in October of last year, Foursquare launched a huge redesign of foursquare.com, and a big change to the way the site works: Non-members were …

CryEngine 3 Displays Its Next-Gen Muscle In New Tech Demo
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Epic Games made one heck of a splash with Unreal Engine 4. The next-generation engine has already proven its worth with two amazing tech demos that make the wait for the next-generation that much harder to bear. Of course, it’s …

Cops: 2-Pound Joint Confiscated At 4/20 Party

Cops say a 2-pound joint was confiscated at a 4/20 party on campus at University of California, Santa Cruz, nearly 32 times the legal limit for possession. The joint, which was about two feet long, was rolled in celebration of …

Underwood Tweet Rage: Feud Boils Over Law
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Carrie Underwood took to Twitter recently to vent her frustration over a new law called the “ag-gag” bill–which involves admission of secret videotaping of factory farms into animal abuse claims–and her posts quickly drew the attention of Tennessee lawmakers. Underwood, …

‘Tipping Sacred Cows’ Author Jake Breeden Talks At Google

Jake Breeden, author of “Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick the Bad Work Habits that Masquerade as Virtues,” recently participated in an “At Google” talk, which Google has now made available for viewing on YouTube. More recent At Google talks here.

French Embassy Bombed in Tripoli

Just over one week after bombers detonated two explosives near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the French Embassy in Tripoli has now been bombed. According to a Reuters report, a car bomb parked outside the French embassy exploded. …

Global Internet Speeds Have Increased Yet Again Global Internet Speeds Have Increased Yet Again
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Every quarter, Akamai releases a report called “The State of the Internet.” In the previous report, Akamai found that broadband speeds had fallen on a global level. Thankfully, the latest report indicates that speeds are rising yet again. Akamai reports …

Google Buys Wavii, According To Report Google Buys Wavii, According To Report

Google has bought mobile news startup Wavii for over $30 million, according to a report from TechCrunch, who says the news comes from “a legitimate source”. Nothing official has been announced yet. According to TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotsis, Google was in …

Will.i.am Admits To Using Someone Else’s Music

Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas has admitted to taking someone else’s beat and making it his own after the original artist accused him of copyright infringement. The song, “Rebound”, is an instrumental number originally done by Arty and Matt …

Google Launches Fiber TV App on iPad Google Launches Fiber TV App on iPad

iPad users in Kansas City, rejoice! Starting today, you’ll be able to control your Google Fiber TV with your device, just like Android users. Google has just released the Google Fiber TV app on iPad. This is the first time …

3D Printed Organs Are Here, And They’re Very Tiny
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Growing organs in a lab is no longer science fiction. Universities have already proven that you can grow tissue or blood vessels with 3D printers. One company has now taken it a step further, however, by combining the two. NewScientist …

Water on Jupiter Linked to Shoemaker-Levy Impact

It appears that the mystery of how water got into the atmosphere of Jupiter has finally been solved. The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that the water in the Jovian planet’s upper atmosphere has been linked to the 1994 …

‘Come In, We’re Closed’ Author Jody Eddy Speaks At Google

Jody Eddy, author of the book, “Come In, We’re Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World’s Best Restaurants” recently gave an “At Google” talk, speaking about her work, which is said to “peer behind the ‘closed’ sign in …

Google Launches Enhanced Campaigns Upgrade Center Google Launches Enhanced Campaigns Upgrade Center
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Google announced the launch of a new upgrade center for upgrading AdWords accounts to Enhanced Campaigns today. The center lets advertisers upgrade several campaigns at once and merge them together. In a blog post, Google explains how to use the …

Facebook’s New Iowa Data Center To Be “Among the Most Advanced of Its Kind” Facebook’s New Iowa Data Center To Be “Among the Most Advanced of Its Kind”
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Facebook has officially announced a brand new data center in Altoona, Iowa, which they say will be among the “most advanced and energy efficient facilities of its kind” when it’s completed. The data center will be built with the same …

Microsoft Launches ‘versaTiles’ Ad Format For Outlook.com Microsoft Launches ‘versaTiles’ Ad Format For Outlook.com
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Microsoft introduced a new ad format for Outlook.com today, called versaTiles. It’s currently being sold in the U.S. and Brazil, but will also soon launch in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain and the U.K. The format consists …

AP Hacked, Tweets About White House Explosion AP Hacked, Tweets About White House Explosion
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Two explosions have not rocked the White House and President Obama is not injured. But if you follow the Associated Press’ official Twitter account, you might have seen some disturbing news to the contrary. Earlier this afternoon, the AP’s official …

Groupon Puts Search “Front And Center” In Mobile Apps Groupon Puts Search “Front And Center” In Mobile Apps

Groupon has launched updates to its iPhone and Android apps, which make search “a front-and-center experience,” as the company says. Here’s a look: Groupon has this to say about search’s importance to its business: Search is a critical part of …

Olivia Newton-John: Sister Has Brain Cancer

Olivia Newton-John has decided to postpone her run of Vegas shows in order to spend time with her family, after discovering her sister has brain cancer. “In light of this news, I have decided to postpone my forthcoming Las Vegas …

Burger King Delivery Expands to Chicago, L.A., and San Francisco
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Gone are the days where food delivery consisted only of pizza or Chinese food. Restaurants over the past decade have begun offering a wide selection of cuisines that can be delivered right to customers’ doors. Now, even fast food restaurants, …

Learn How To Use The Weapons Of Metro: Last Light
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Metro: Last Light, sequel to Metro 2033, is quickly approaching its mid-May release date. Until then, the developers are equipping players with the knowledge necessary to survive the post-apocalyptic wastelands of Moscow. The first two ranger survival episodes covered the …

Facebook Launches Significant Mobile Pages Redesign Facebook Launches Significant Mobile Pages Redesign
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Facebook has just released a significant redesign for pages on mobile, one that they say is better suited for how people actually look for info on mobile devices. “Each day, millions of people visit Facebook Pages – with almost half …