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Diabetes Treatment: Bristol-Myers Buys Amylin Pharmaceuticals Diabetes Treatment: Bristol-Myers Buys Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, which develops a handful of diabetes treatment medications, was purchased by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. for a staggering $5 billion in cash. The buyout comes about a month after FDA approval for generic versions of Bristol-Myers’ blood thinner Plavix …

MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom Partner for Mobile Payments MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom Partner for Mobile Payments

MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom announced today that they have entered into a partnership to bring mobile phone payments to more Europeans over the next year. Deutsche Telekom has around 93 million mobile customers that could soon be using their phones …

Jessica Canseco Gets Lady Parts Lasered On New Show Jessica Canseco Gets Lady Parts Lasered On New Show
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Jessica Canseco, ex-wife of baseball star Jose, has joined a group of women who were married to famous men for a new show on VH1, “Hollywood Exes”. The show follows the women–who are all varied as far as their love …

Apparently, Steve Jobs Killed RIM with an Apple Crack Pipe and a Drive-By Apparently, Steve Jobs Killed RIM with an Apple Crack Pipe and a Drive-By
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Confirming widespread expectations of a bleak earnings report, BlackBerry makers Research in Motion released their Q1 financials last Thursday. The really bad news came mainly in two announcements. Financially, RIM reported a net GAAP loss of $518 on $2.8 billion …

Google is Excited About How Much Impact the Web is Having on Local Commerce Google is Excited About How Much Impact the Web is Having on Local Commerce
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Google is excited about recent research that suggests the web and their internet products/services are having a positive impact on local commerce and how people access deals in their communities. According to recent research, 97% of consumers are using online …

Tiger Woods Surpasses Nicklaus in All-Time PGA Wins Tiger Woods Surpasses Nicklaus in All-Time PGA Wins

With his win at the AT&T National tournament at the Congressional Country Club on Sunday, Tiger Woods passed Jack Nicklaus on the all-time wins list. That places the 36-year-old Woods in second place with 74 victories. He is still behind …

Celebrate July 4 With A New Assassin’s Creed III Trailer Celebrate July 4 With A New Assassin’s Creed III Trailer
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Wednesday is July 4, the day Americans set aside to celebrate their independence by shooting fireworks made in China and eating hamburgers prepared in Canada. To commemorate the occasion, Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed III. It’s …

Middleton Gold Digger Video is Tasteless and Boring Middleton Gold Digger Video is Tasteless and Boring
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This Chinese tourism video imagines that the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, only married Prince William for the money. The video was created by the Chengu Association for Cultural Exchange with Foreign Countries to promote Panda Cabs in the city …

Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram
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Power outages, in addition to leaving over two million people without power, forced many to consider the question, “Is life worth living if I can’t post anything to Instagram?” The storms that ripped through the Eastern half of the United …

Another Reason Google Is Taking Search Up A Notch Another Reason Google Is Taking Search Up A Notch
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Google is taking search up a notch with its latest version of Android, Jellybean. Last week at Google I/O, Google unveiled a number of search improvements with the OS. Three of these were specifically talked about during Google’s keynote: richer …

Facebook Wants to Keep “FB” on the Nasdaq Exchange Facebook Wants to Keep “FB” on the Nasdaq Exchange
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As of yesterday, Facebook executives have decided it’s a good idea to keep their stock, ticker symbol “FB”, listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. Previously the company had debated taking their shares over to the NYSE after Nasdaq experienced a …

iPad Mini, Refreshed iPad Coming In October? iPad Mini, Refreshed iPad Coming In October?

What are the odds that Apple would release another new iPad, the much-rumored iPad Mini, and the new iPhone all in the same month? Pretty good, according to Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves. In a recent note to investors, Hargreaves …

Google Street View Car Caught in a Fender Bender Google Street View Car Caught in a Fender Bender

Statistically, if you drive a lot you naturally increase the odds that you’ll be in a car accident; it’s just one of those law of averages that you can’t avoid. Even the driverless cars are involved in accidents sometimes (when …

Pissed Off Guy Vandalizes T-Mobile Store With A Fire Extinguisher Pissed Off Guy Vandalizes T-Mobile Store With A Fire Extinguisher
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I’m sure that we’ve all experienced the blood-boiling anger that can arise from dealings with mobile carriers. Whether it’s AT&T, Verizon, or T-Mobile, some bad news about your data plan or your upgrade or your warranty has probably pushed you …

The Amazing Spider Man Premieres Internationally – Sees Great Opening in Asia The Amazing Spider Man Premieres Internationally – Sees Great Opening in Asia

Spiderman is back, everywhere but the United States, anyway. The movie premiered over the weekend to international audiences in 13 territories, nine in Asia and four in Europe. The releases in Asia and Europe comes on the tail of Sam …

Naked Carjacker Has Ties To Recent Cannibal Scares Naked Carjacker Has Ties To Recent Cannibal Scares
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Lately, news outlets have been inundated with bizarre stories regarding people displaying extremely aggressive and violent behavior, some of which ends in cannibalistic tendencies. Since the story that started it all–Rudy Eugene’s face-eating attack on homeless man Ronald Poppo in …

Battlefield 3 To Get Week Long Double XP Event Battlefield 3 To Get Week Long Double XP Event

It looks as though EA/DICE have really found their stride when it comes to how to get people to buy and stay in their little world called Battlefield 3. Offer an absurd amount of double XP events! This time anyone …

Mozilla Bringing Cheap Smartphones To Developing Countries In 2013 Mozilla Bringing Cheap Smartphones To Developing Countries In 2013
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We’ve known since February that Mozilla was working on a mobile OS for smartphones. The non-profit had a goal of creating cheap smartphones that were targeted at markets in developing countries. Those plans are now more concrete as Mozilla has …

July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations

July 4 fireworks are such a tradition that I can’t imagine the holiday without it. In fact, I honestly can’t remember a summer when I didn’t hear the thunderous booms and see the colorful displays of fireworks exploding all around …

Google AdWords Location Targets to be Phased Out Google AdWords Location Targets to be Phased Out

Google AdWords is making some critical changes and updates. Location criteria, first introduced in v201109 in particular, is being revised for the v201206 release. The location criteria object has a new field, targetingStatus, which can be one of active, obsolete …

Here’s This Year’s Inc. 30 Under 30 List Here’s This Year’s Inc. 30 Under 30 List

Inc.com has unveiled the 30 Under 30 list for 2012. On the list, you’ll find the co-founders of Pinterest, the founder of Spotify, and the founder of Dwolla (the mobile payments platform that Ashton Kutcher is investing in), just to …

The Amazing Spider Man Game Launches on Android, iOS The Amazing Spider Man Game Launches on Android, iOS

Gameloft is teaming up with marvel to launch The Amzing Spiderman movie game release on Android and iOS. The game is based on the original film storyline, so if this is a movie you can’t wait to see, you will …

Samsung To Appeal Galaxy Nexus Ban As Apple Targets Galaxy S III Samsung To Appeal Galaxy Nexus Ban As Apple Targets Galaxy S III
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Earlier this morning we brought you news that Apple had secured a preliminary injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in U.S. District Court. The injunction means that the judge in the case – Lucy Koh – believes Apple has a …

Battlefield 3 Premium Gets 800,000 Subscribers In 2 Weeks Battlefield 3 Premium Gets 800,000 Subscribers In 2 Weeks

In news that is sure to infuriate many people and alienate even more, EA/DICE has announced that 800,000 people have signed up for their brand new Battlefield 3 Premium service. Doing some math, this means that EA/DICE has made $40 …