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Samsung Bought More Semiconductors Than Apple in 2012 Samsung Bought More Semiconductors Than Apple in 2012
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It’s no secret that Samsung is quickly catching up to Apple in the mobile market. While Apple painstakingly designs each of their devices and sells millions of each, Samsung has taken a more experimental approach, releasing a myriad of mobile …

World’s Largest Hips Measure 8 Feet Around
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Most women want to contain the size of their hips, especially after having children, when the body goes through some drastic changes. But one woman says when her hips spread after childbirth, she didn’t want them to get any smaller. …

Facebook Graph Search Is Going to Produce a Lot of Funny, Odd, and Creepy Queries Facebook Graph Search Is Going to Produce a Lot of Funny, Odd, and Creepy Queries
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New Tumblr alert! New Tumblr alert! Like that Tumblr blog that let people post odd responses from Siri when she first debuted on iOS, or those various Tumblr blogs that show odd Google autocomplete suggestions, this new Tumblr blog that …

Amazon Mobile App SDK Makes Nice With Adobe AIR Amazon Mobile App SDK Makes Nice With Adobe AIR

We recently reported on how Adobe AIR and Flash are being used to make the next generation of mobile titles. Now Amazon is tapping into these tools to bring its APIs to more people in mobile development. Amazon announced today …

Steve Harvey Breakdown Caught On Camera
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Steve Harvey has had quite a successful career as a comedian and game show/talk show host; he found enormous popularity with the raunchy “Kings Of Comedy” tour along with Bernie Mac and Cedric The Entertainer. But not many know his …

Should Groupon Stop Offering Gun-Related Deals? Should Groupon Stop Offering Gun-Related Deals?
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Groupon, no stranger to controversy, now finds itself in one related to a topic of national debate. The company has, until further notice, halted all gun-related deals. Groupon says it is reviewing this category of deals. Do you think people …

IBM Earnings: IBM Posts $29.3 Billion In Revenue IBM Earnings: IBM Posts $29.3 Billion In Revenue

IBM released its Q4 and full-year earnings report today, posting $29.3 billion in revenue (down 1%, flat adjusting for currency, up 1% excluding divested RSS business adjusting for currency) for the quarter, and $104.5 billion for the year (down 2%, …

DmC Dante Gets His Classic Look Back With New DLC

One of the biggest complaints about Devil May Cry (DmC) prior to its release this month was that the main character, Dante, was sporting a new, younger-looking style than he had in previous games. Instead of the shaggy white hair …

Watch Kim Dotcom’s Speech At The Mega Launch Watch Kim Dotcom’s Speech At The Mega Launch

You’ve probably heard a lot about the Mega launch over the weekend by now. The file sharing service hit 1 million users within a day, and is now quickly catching up to established file sharing service, Dropbox. What you may …

Netflix Is Incredibly Popular on HDTVs; Smartphones and Tablets Not So Much Netflix Is Incredibly Popular on HDTVs; Smartphones and Tablets Not So Much

Chances are, if you’re streaming a film or TV show via Netflix Instant, you’re probably watching it on your HDTV (either via a SmartTV or through a device with a Netflix app, like an Xbox360). NPD has just published their …

Resident: Evil Revelations HD Remake Gets A Trailer

Earlier this morning, word came out of Capcom that it was bringing Resident Evil: Revelations to consoles and PC in May. It was welcome news after the disappointment that was Resident Evil 6. Unfortunately, we didn’t get any gameplay to …

Google Earnings: Google Posts 36% Revenue Increase YoY Google Earnings: Google Posts 36% Revenue Increase YoY
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Google just released its earnings for the quarter and year ended December 31, beating analysts’ expectations. The company posted consolidated revenues of $14.42 billion for the quarter. Consolidated revenues would have been $15.24 billion had Motorola Home been included, the …

Glanville: Rimes “Insane”, Is Eddie’s Sugar Mama
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The feud between Brandi Glanville and LeAnn rimes just won’t die down. Most recently, the “Real Housewives” star took to “Watch What Happens Live!” with Andy Cohen to discuss her ex-husband, Eddie Cibrian, and Eddie’s new country singer wife. “I …

Beyonce Lip Sync: Twitter, As Expected, Sounds Off
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Now that it’s been confirmed that Beyonce lip-synched her flawless performance of the national anthem at yesterday’s presidential inauguration, we can all just crawl up into a hole and cry ourselves to a sweaty, nightmare-laden sleep. Ok, it’s probably not …

Why Would You Ever Give A Chainsaw To A Robot? Why Would You Ever Give A Chainsaw To A Robot?

A favorite story of mine growing up was “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.” It was an excellent beginner’s guide to the rule of causation. I don’t think Berlin-based echtwald ever read that story because they obviously didn’t take …

Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Mixel Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Mixel

Etsy announced today that it has acquired Mixel to have its team work on the Etsy mobile experience. Mixel users can breathe a sigh of relief, however, as the company will keep the Mixel product up and running. Users can …

The Last of Us Collector’s Editions Detailed

Speculation about next-generation consoles is beginning to heat up, but there are still a few great-looking games coming to the PlayStation 3 this year. One of the most anticipated of those games is The Last of Us, which wowed crowds …

Mozilla Is Working On Firefox For Ouya Mozilla Is Working On Firefox For Ouya

The little Android-powered game console that could – Ouya – is already in developers’ hands. For now, these folks will begin working on games and applications for when Ouya ships to consumers later this year. One of those developers is …

Epic Meal Time Kidnaps Jamie Oliver, Prepares 60,000 Calorie Fish Sandwich
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Jamie Oliver, the British chef known for his love of celery and other healthy (possibly calorie-neutral) foods, is probably the last person you’d expect to see on the hit YouTube series Epic Meal Time. All I’m saying is that the …

Texas School Shooting: Multiple People Shot

A shooting at a Texas college has left students and nearby residents shaken. While not many details are available at this time, it’s being reported that there was more than one gunman and that multiple people have been shot, although …

Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment

Last week it was announced that Dell was participating in buyout talks that could take the company private. Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell were both name-dropped as potential investors in the buyout. Today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting …

Yahoo Reportedly About To Acquire Snip.it Yahoo Reportedly About To Acquire Snip.it

Liz Gannes at All Things D is reporting that Yahoo is expected to announce the acquisition of Snip.it this week, based on information from sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, the price would be in the “mid …

Facebook Launches Conversion Measurement For Advertisers Facebook Launches Conversion Measurement For Advertisers
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Facebook has launched a new conversion measurement optimization system for direct response marketers to help them measure the ROI of their Facebook ads by counting “relevant” user actions, like registrations and shopping cart checkouts. The system can be used with …

Google: Panda Update Data Refresh Rolling Out Now Google: Panda Update Data Refresh Rolling Out Now
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Google tweeted today that a new data refresh for the Panda update is currently rolling out in English, and that it affects 1.2% of queries. Follow @google A Googler @google New Panda data refresh rolling out today: 1.2% of English …