St. Jude Medical Announces Layoffs & Reorganization

St. Jude Medical, a company that makes medical devices such as pacemakers and catheters, this week announced that the company will be reorganizing its product divisions into two units. The company also stated that it will “centralize” support functions such…

Amazon Says Their App Store Is Best For Developers

Did you hear? The Kindle Fire is officially sold out for good. That must mean that a Kindle Fire 2 announcement is imminent. Amazon saw great success with the hardware, but they want you to know that the apps are…

Facebook Goes After Fraudulent Likes

In order to cut down on fraudulent “likes” across the network, Facebook has announced that they have upped their automated efforts to remove likes that have been “gained by means that violate [thier] terms.” This means that likes derived from…

Notifications API Lets Developers Speak Directly To Users

The notification is one of the best things to ever come out of Facebook. I don’t know about you, but it feels pretty good to find a big list of notifications waiting for me after a prolonged absence. If your…

HBO Nordic to Come Pre-installed on Samsung Products

Yesterday, we told you that Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark) was about to be the first major market to get a standalone HBO streaming service – which is pretty damn cool if you happen to live in one of…

Madden NFL13 Sold 900,000 Copies on Its First Day, Broke Record (Sort of)

It was a given that Madden NFL 13 would sell big. It’s one of the franchises that EA counts on to underpin its year-to-year business and one that the company loves to talk about when addressing investors. It’s no surprise,…

Over Two-Thirds Of The App Store Has Never Been Downloaded

Plenty of developers have found success on Apple’s App Store. Hits like Angry Birds and Temple Run have sold millions. It seems like anybody can become a success on the App Store, but those success stories are actually the exception…

Google Turns Off The TV Ads In Favor Of Other Ad Products

Google is shutting down Google TV Ads. The company announced as much in a blog post Thursday night. “Our goal is to provide all our customers with the best digital marketing opportunities,” said Google’s Shishir Mehrotra. “In 2007, we launched…

Self-Driving Cars Clear Another Hurdle in California

In March, a California State Senator introduced legislation that aimed to force the Department of the California Highway Patrol to adopt safety standards and requirements for autonomous vehicles, aka self-driving cars. And now, that bill has been passed an sent…

Groupon Updates iPhone, Android Apps

Groupon just announced the release of version 2.0 of its Consumer app. “This revamp will feature a sleeker, brighter and more simplified user experience, allowing seamless discovery of Groupon’s local merchants, Groupon Goods and Groupon Getaways travel destinations,” a Groupon…