• Baidu Posts Mixed Q3 Earnings, Sending Its Shares Sideways

    Baidu Posts Mixed Q3 Earnings, Sending Its Shares Sideways

    Today Baidu reported its third-quarter financial performance, including revenue of $2.203 billion and GAAP earnings per share of $1.79. The market had expected the Chinese company to earn $1.69 per share on revenue of $2.22 billion. Excluding the costs of share-based compensation, Baidu earned $1.90 per share (non-GAAP). The company, which fell nearly 2 percent in regular trading, is off… Read More

  • Steve Ballmer’s Fergalicious Clippers Future

    Steve Ballmer’s Fergalicious Clippers Future

    Steve Ballmer showed up in all his glory for the close of the Wall Street Journal Digital conference today. It all started out kinda just like the GIF you see above. And then before things really got going, the newly christened owner of the Los Angeles Clippers delightfully announced that Fergie had recorded a song just for the team. Naturally, Ballmer then belted out the lyrics to the song. Read More

  • Trulia Falls 6% After Reporting Disappointing Q3 Revenue Of $67.1M

    Trulia Falls 6% After Reporting Disappointing Q3 Revenue Of $67.1M

    Trulia’s shares are down in after-hours trading following the company’s third quarter earnings report that included in-line losses, and a revenue disappointment. The company lost $0.08 per share on a non-GAAP basis in the period from revenue of $67.1 million. Investors had expected the $0.08 per-share loss, which works out to a deficit of $2.8 million but had expected revenue… Read More

  • MobileIron Spikes 5% After Reporting Better Than Expected FQ3 Revenue, Lower Than Expected Loss

    MobileIron Spikes 5% After Reporting Better Than Expected FQ3 Revenue, Lower Than Expected Loss

    MobileIron is having a strong after-hours session, after it reported its fiscal third quarter financial performance, including non-GAAP revenue of $33.7 million, GAAP losses per share of $0.20, and non-GAAP losses per share of a more modest $0.15. The market had expected the mobile device management company to lose $0.25 per share. The company’s results were a beat on that metric. Why… Read More

  • Joker Lets You Instantly Stream Perfectly Legal And Legitimate Torrent Files

    Joker Lets You Instantly Stream Perfectly Legal And Legitimate Torrent Files

    Let’s say there’s a torrent online you would like to view. After all, torrents themselves are perfectly legal. Instead of downloading the torrent, paste the link to the torrent in Joker.org and watch the content instantly. Watch out, Popcorn Time. The Joker is here. Using Joker.org to watch a torrent is stupid easy. Grab a Torrent magnet link — the more seeds the better… Read More

  • Here’s What Google’s LEGO-Style Phone, Project Ara, Looks Like Right Now

    Here’s What Google’s LEGO-Style Phone, Project Ara, Looks Like Right Now

    It’s been a few weeks since we’ve heard much about Project Ara, Google’s efforts to build a phone out of components that can be swapped out, piece-by-piece. Google showed off the device a bit back at I/O — alas, things got a bit… crashy during the presentation. In a new video released today, the Phonebloks team shows the Ara prototype in its most recent form… Read More

  • MCX Says QR Payments App Will Pivot To NFC If Necessary, Won’t Fine Retailers Who Break Exclusivity

    MCX Says QR Payments App Will Pivot To NFC If Necessary, Won’t Fine Retailers Who Break Exclusivity

    In a virtual press conference today, MCX‘s CEO Dekkers Davidson said “We’re agnostic about technology. We started with QR code-based technology that allows us to go to market broadly. If we need, we can pivot to NFC.” That means if retailers strongly prefer the NFC system used by Apple Pay to MCX’s mobile payment app CurrentC’s QR code system, CurrentC… Read More

  • An Interview With Alex Blumberg, Public Radio Journalist Turned Entrepreneur

    An Interview With Alex Blumberg, Public Radio Journalist Turned Entrepreneur

    If you’ve listened to public radio at all in the past decade you’ll recognize the voice of Alex Blumberg. Part of the adenoidal-voice-amazing-stories class of broadcasters, Blumberg worked on This American Life and the amazing Planet Money where he explained complex topics in succinct ways. Now he’s an entrepreneur trying to build his own podcasting empire by changing the… Read More

  • Comcast Agrees To $50M Settlement In Overcharging Case

    Comcast Agrees To $50M Settlement In Overcharging Case

    Comcast has agreed to a $50 million settlement to a case regarding customers in the Philadelphia area. The lawsuit was filed more than a decade ago. Comcast continues to deny the allegations. The original case failed before the Supreme Court, leading to a reduction in its scale. The $50 million includes a $16.7 million cash amount, and $33.3 million in “Settlement Credits” that… Read More

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