“League Of Legends,” The Most-Played PC Game In The World, Runs On The Same Open Hardware As Facebook

<a target="_blank" href="http://na.leagueoflegends.com/">League of Legends</a> is the most-played, multi-player PC game in the world, with gamers <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dfcint.com/wp/?p=3

Keith Rabois Leaves Top Operating Role At Square

Long-time investor and Valley executive <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/rabois">Keith Rabois</a> is leaving his chief operating officer position at payment company Square, according to a

Huawei Was Top Third Smartphone Vendor In Q4 After Samsung & Apple, Says IDC

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS23916413#.UQIPbh0qaSp">IDC's Q4 report</a> on the global mobile phone market reveals that Huawei sprang up into the top-three sm

Skype Must Be More Transparent, Says Activists And Advocacy Groups

A roster of privacy advocates, Internet activists, journalists and other organizations have issued <a target="_blank" href="http://www.skypeopenletter.com/">an open letter to Microsoft</a>, calling on

Facebook Is Done Giving Its Precious Social Graph To Competitors

Of all Facebook's data sets, it's the social graph that's truly unique. It's spent nine years getting you to confirm who you know, and apparently it's sick of handing over your friend list to competit

Another Potential Suitor For RIM As Lenovo Ponders An Acquisition

Research In Motion is once again the target of a rumored acquisition. Lenovo’s CFO Wang Wai Ming said in an interview with Bloomberg at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos that the Beijing

RebelMouse Hires Former CNNMoney And VaynerMedia Talent To Build Out Its Content And Partnerships

RebelMouse, a content aggregation and curation site that lets users set up a profile and pull in content from their social networking accounts, as well as other sources, has hired some key former empl

Today Is The Last Day To Vote For The Crunchies. Buy Your Tickets Now

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/crunchies-2012/event-info-2/">The Crunchies</a> are next week and we've already sold out the beautiful <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sfsymphony.org/A

Samsung’s Big Q4 2012: $52.4 Billion In Revenue Is Nice, But Operating Profit Surged 89% Year-Over-Year To $8.27 Billion

Samsung already gave us a hint of what to expect in its latest quarterly financials, but now the Korean consumer electronics titan has released its earnings for all to see. Here's the gist of the comp

Verizon Said To Be Getting A Flagship Nokia Windows Phone (Codenamed “Laser”) Of Its Own

Don't get me wrong, HTC's Windows Phone 8X is great and all, but the rest of Verizon Wireless' Windows Phone lineup (think the Nokia Lumia 822 and Samsung;s ATIV Odyssey) is a bit lacking in the oomph

Vine Just Made Twitter A Stronger Social Network

Vine, in case you missed it, is a standalone iOS app from Twitter that lets users create short, 6-second videos that run on a loop. Users record by holding their thumb against the screen, and stop by

Internet’s Pace Of Innovation Will Force The Data Center To Open Up

More hardware will open up -- it's inevitable. Hardware in the data center is no exception. Hardware in the data center is no exception. As Tim O'Reilly said in his keynote at the Open Compute Summit,

No Fitbit Or Fuelband Necessary. The Moves App Tracks Your Steps From The iPhone.

For those of you who don’t have the disposable income or the obsessiveness of a Quantified Self devotee to try every single smart pedometer out there like the Fuelband, Fitbit or Jawbone Up, the

Hey Android Gamers, OUYA Has Heard Your Anguished Cries And Modified Its Controller

The team behind the Ouya Android game console clearly paid a lot of attention to its looks -- they nabbed Yves Behar to design the thing, after all -- but not every component has passed muster with th

Order Mapper Raises $550K Led By Vegas Tech Fund, So You Can Order Pizza (And Eventually More) From Anywhere

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.ordermapper.com">Order Mapper</a>, which makes apps for ordering a variety of goods (starting with pizza) from any business, just announced that it has raised a $55

Coaster Launches A Self-Serve iPad App For Bars To Accept Mobile Payments For Free

Coaster launched a few months ago with a mobile drink ordering app, allowing consumers to place orders and pay for their drinks at select bars without having to wait in line. Since launch, the startu

Facebook Blocks Yandex’s New Social Search App From Accessing Its Data Just Three Hours After Launch

Yandex begged Facebook not to shut down its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/24/yandex-launches-social-search-app-wonder-as-a-u-s-experiment-gets-legal-advice-on-why-it-shouldnt-bother-fac

Joe Biden Wins The Internet Again: The Best Quotes Of His Google+ Hangout

America’s “Happy Warrior”, Vice-President Joe Biden, was as entertaining as ever in his Google+ hangout on gun reform today. “If you want to keep people away during an earthqua

Microsoft Posts Mixed Q2 Earnings: $21.46B Revenue Misses Expectations, $0.76 EPS Exceeds Estimates

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.microsoft.com">Microsoft</a> announced today its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2013, and it was an overall strong showing for the company.

AT&T’s Q4 2012 Beats Street With $32.6B In Revenue, Misses With EPS Of $0.44, Smartphone Subscriber Base Jumps To 47.1M

AT&T shared its Q4 2012 earnings results today, reporting overall quarterly revenues of $32.6 billion (an increase of 0.2% year over year), and earnings per share of $0.44, The highlight of AT&amp
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