Quantcast
Microsoft Earnings Released, Company Posts $16.01 Billion In Revenue Microsoft Earnings Released, Company Posts $16.01 Billion In Revenue

Microsoft managed to release its FY13 Q1 earnings report today without all the craziness that accompanied Google’s. Revenue was $16.01 billion for the quarter. Operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $5.31 billion, $4.47 …

Despite Disappointing Earnings, Larry Page Is “Delighted” And “Excited” Despite Disappointing Earnings, Larry Page Is “Delighted” And “Excited”
· 1

Google had a rather interesting day for an earnings release. The report was released prematurely, before it had been finalized, and revealed that Google had missed Wall Street estimates. Then, just before the conference call was held to discuss the …

Twitter to Hold Its Own Fiction Festival, a “Virtual Storytelling Celebration” Twitter to Hold Its Own Fiction Festival, a “Virtual Storytelling Celebration”

Twitter has changed a lot of things when it comes to how the world receives information. It’s most definitely turned journalism on its head by making everyone an amateur reporter, and it’s also affected the way people communicate in real …

Mars Rover Curiosity’s Third Scoop Being Analyzed Mars Rover Curiosity’s Third Scoop Being Analyzed
· 2

Earlier this week, NASA announced that Mars rover Curiosity had taken its third scoop of Martian soil. Based on a previously announced plan, the third scoop was to be the first sample analyzed by Curiosity’s on-board equipment. Today NASA announced …

More Retail Titles Launch On The Nintendo 3DS eShop This Week More Retail Titles Launch On The Nintendo 3DS eShop This Week

Nintendo has been testing the waters of digital content delivery for some time now. The 3DS eShop was their first real effort to bring full games to players everywhere via digital delivery. They took it one step further when they …

Chris Hansen, the Heimlich, and Candidates’ Google History Chris Hansen, the Heimlich, and Candidates’ Google History

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

New Far Cry 3 Trailers Show Sandbox Gameplay, Monkeys New Far Cry 3 Trailers Show Sandbox Gameplay, Monkeys

Ubisoft continues to impress with the amount of game footage they can weave into a trailer. In addition to the nearly constant Assassin’s Creed 3 trailers, the publisher is also releasing regularly-scheduled trailers for Far Cry 3. Today’s Far Cry …

YouTube Down Just In Time For Google’s Earnings Call [Updated] YouTube Down Just In Time For Google’s Earnings Call [Updated]
· 1

Update 2: We just received a statement from a YouTube spokesperson: “Some users encountered errors, or a slower than normal experience on YouTube today. Our engineers worked quickly to address the issue and fixed the problem within minutes. We’re sorry …

Jimmy Kimmel Proves Our Electorate Is Made Up of Liars Jimmy Kimmel Proves Our Electorate Is Made Up of Liars

Who do you think won this year’s First Lady debate? Ann Romney? Michelle Obama? I’m sure whoever came off as more knowledgeable and agressive without being condescending is the victor in the eyes of the public. Oh, there’s no such …

Uma Thurman: Baby Name Announced, 3 Months Later Uma Thurman: Baby Name Announced, 3 Months Later
· 1

Actress Uma Thurman has finally decided to announce the name of her baby girl, who was born in July. Though she didn’t specify the reason for the delay, I assume it has something to do with the fact that she …

Pirates More Likely To Pay For Digital And Physical Media Than Non-Pirates Pirates More Likely To Pay For Digital And Physical Media Than Non-Pirates

There’s nothing worse than pirates who steal and share content freely without repercussion. That’s at least what the entertainment industry would have you believe. They want everybody to know just how despicable those who would share their content really are. …

Google Earnings Released (Officially This Time) Google Earnings Released (Officially This Time)
· 2

Google had an accident today. The company’s earnings report was accidentally released a few hours early, and due to lower than expected profits (with a big operating loss from Motorola), Google’s shares have been paying the price. The company said …

Cyberpunk 2077 Announced by CD Projekt RED Cyberpunk 2077 Announced by CD Projekt RED
· 1

During the CD Projekt RED (CDPR, the developer behind The Witcher series) summer announcement event, it announced it had begun developing an RPG based on the pen and paper RPG Cyberpunk. Though the developers announcement event today revolved mostly around …

Google Calendar Android App Hits Google Play Google Calendar Android App Hits Google Play
· 1

Google has added the Google Calendar Android app to Google Play. In the past, it has only been available for select devices like the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus. The app comes with the ability to snooze events directly from …

Touch Yourself for Breast Cancer Awareness, and Share It on Facebook Touch Yourself for Breast Cancer Awareness, and Share It on Facebook

This isn’t your mother’s breast cancer awareness campaign. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and as a result you may have seen a lot of pink ribbons floating around. That’s cool and all, but another campaign just wants you to …

CD Projekt RED Announces GOG, The Witcher 2 For Mac, CD Projekt RED Announces GOG, The Witcher 2 For Mac,

CD Projekt RED, the Polish developer behind The Witcher series and the Good Old Games (gog.com) online store today held its big announcement event celebrating 4 years of GOG. The majority of the event revolved around the day’s biggest announcement …

Artist Gives Away Swing-Vote In D&D-Inspired Game Artist Gives Away Swing-Vote In D&D-Inspired Game

Mormon artist Casey Jex Smith is mixing his creations with politics, and wants everyone to know that, as un undecided voter, he’s willing to give up his decision on who the next president of the United States will be based …

Google Has A New Cheap Chromebook For Your Consideration Google Has A New Cheap Chromebook For Your Consideration

The Chromebook was Google’s valiant attempt at pushing the Web as the next great operating system. It didn’t work out that well for them, but that could be attributed to the fact that tablets and smartphones are far more popular …

Google Real Time Analytics Gets Profile Support Google Real Time Analytics Gets Profile Support
· 1

Google is rolling out Real Time support for profiles in Google Analytics. Data from the Real Time Analytics feature (launched last year in beta), will be profile specific and obey the filtering that you have set up on your own …

Google Shopping Gives Retailers New Promotions Google Shopping Gives Retailers New Promotions
· 2

Google announced today that it’s rolling out the ability for retailers in Google Shopping to add promotion to their product listings. This, Google says, will make the listings stand out more. As you may know, Google Shopping now consists of …

Eddie Yost Dies at 86, Baseball’s “Walking Man” Eddie Yost Dies at 86, Baseball’s “Walking Man”
· 4

If you are a fan of classic baseball history, I am sure you are aware of who Eddie Yost was. Baseball’s “Walking Man” who played for various professional baseball teams, such as the Washington Senators, the Detroit Tigers, and the …

Facebook Ramps Up Its Anti-Bullying Initiative Facebook Ramps Up Its Anti-Bullying Initiative
· 1

In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, Facebook it taking a few steps to insert itself deeper into the cause, including the launch of a new bullying resource page and the backing of a national ad campaign for bullying prevention. “For …

If You Experience A Manual Action From Google, You Should Hear About It If You Experience A Manual Action From Google, You Should Hear About It
· 1

Google’s Matt Cutts, as you may know, spoke at PubCon this week. It’s where he revealed Google’s new Link Disavow tool. That seems to have overshadowed just about everything else from the conference (even the news that PubCon founder Brett …

Facebook SDK 3.0 Beta For Android Now Available Facebook SDK 3.0 Beta For Android Now Available
· 1

Late last month, Facebook released the Facebook SDK for iOS 3.1 to developers everywhere. It was to help get them ready for the launch of iOS 6 and the Facebook integration the platform brought with it. Understandably, Android developers might …