• New Watchmen trailer (Japan version with unseen footage) is out

    Watchmen, the highly anticipated superhero film based on Alan Moore’s cult graphic novel of the same name gets yet another trailer. This one was released by Warner Bros. Japan today and features a lot of new (and fantastic looking) footage from the movie. Read More

  • Investment Group Makes Run For Yahoo, Using Microsoft's Money

    Interest in troubled Internet giant Yahoo has not waned, it just took a break for the holidays. A group of well known Silicon Valley executives and top investment bankers are putting together a Yahoo takeover deal that would be financed largely from debt supplied by Microsoft, we’ve learned from sources with knowledge of the proposed transaction. Under the terms of the proposed deal… Read More

  • HP iPrint Photo App for the iPhone and iPod Touch

    Hewlett Packard announced their iPrint Photo applicaiton for the iPhone and iPod Touch, “the first application available on the Apple App store to print photos directly from an iPhone or iPod”. It’s a free download from the app store, so what are you waiting for? Read More

  • Power.com And Facebook Are Friends Again (Almost)

    After being sued by Facebook in December for violating its terms of use, social-networking aggregator Power.com is now close to settling the dispute, we have been able to confirm. The final settlement terms are still being ironed out, but are being reviewed by both sides. Power.com lets you sign into multiple social networks and manage them from one place, but it did not use Facebook’s… Read More

  • OLED Dive Computer from Uemis

    Here’s the perfect accessory to go along with your HD-video recording dive mask on your next scuba diving trip: the uemis Zurich, an advanced dive computer with a gorgeous OLED display. Read More

  • The 2008 VC Liquidity Drought In Charts

    The financial meltdown of 2008 all but shut down venture-backed exits, as we all know. The National Venture Capital Association declared a crisis back in the second quarter, which got worse in the third quarter. This week, the NCVA released its numbers for the fourth quarter and, as expected, they are pretty grim. There were zero venture backed IPOs in the quarter, and only 37 M&A… Read More

  • UGO Entertainment Buys 1UP Gaming Network; EGM Bites Dust

    Hearst Corporation unit UGO Entertainment has agreed to acquire 1UP.com, a property attracting a gamer audience along with its associated sites including GameVideos.com, MyCheats.com and GameTab.com. There had been rumors about a pending acquisition for a couple of weeks (more specifically, reported by Joystiq), but yesterday evening the company released the official news. The acquisition deal… Read More

  • Sharper Image looks for a new image with cheap iPod docks

    The Sharper Image is taking on new pricing strategies and channels of distribution with a cheap line of iPod docks to be sold outside malls and in places like department stores and Bed, Bath & Beyond. Click on for a few pics of different docks. Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Oops! I DJ'ed CES Edition

    Spyball: Capture the face of God
    Ooh, an updated Pacemaker (the DJ device-thing) on the way this spring
    Western Digital now has Mac-specific My Passport, My Book external hard drives Read More

  • Redfly pushes back, offers PC functionality and something else that is mysterious

    The Redfly is a cool little device, but while it worked perfectly I was afraid it would quickly find itself unnecessary in a world where you can get a full-featured Atom-powered netbook for the same price and with the same small size. Redfly seems to have noticed that and they’re bringing some interesting stuff to the market. See what they’ve got cookin’ inside. Read More

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