• Google Axes Dodgeball, Jaiku, Video and More

    At Google, when it rains, it pours. In the wake of announcing its first round of layoffs this afternoon, Google has released several blog posts detailing the upcoming shutdown of a number of services (compiled here by Danny Sullivan). Included among the upcoming closures are: Google Notebooks, Google Catalogs, Dodgeball, Google Video, Google Mashup Editor, and future development of Jaiku… Read More

  • The Sony VAIO P unboxed

    The Sony VAIO P is only available for pre-order here in the States, but the lucky chaps at Akihabara News already have a retail model right from Sony. In true Internet geek fashion they have a large unboxing slideshow for your gadget pr0n fetish. Go get ’em while their hot. Read More

  • Polls: Has the FCC done enough to promote the analog switch off?

    The transition from analog to digital broadcasts is just over one month away and some peeps on the Internet are getting a little antsy. Some say that the FCC and appropriate agencies have not done enough to prepare Grandma Patsy and Uncle bob. Personally, I don’t know what else can be done. It seems there is a ad spot nearly every commercial break about the subject during primetime.and… Read More

  • Rumor: BlackBerry 8900 pricing revealed

    After over 6 months of rumbling around the rumor mill, the T-Mobile-branded BlackBerry 8900 is almost upon us. We’ve got purported release dates (January 19th for corporate users, February 11th for the general public) and we’ve had the specs for ages, so there was really only one thing left: the pricing. ‘Till now, of course. Read More

  • Inside the design process of Logitech's hot new G-series

    We saw the leak, we got the release, and we got the hands-on; Logitech’s new G-series is sexy as hell. Of course, the G15 may be hard to sell and the G9 is pretty much unchanged since I reviewed it, but the G19 is gorgeous and functional. I’m reserving judgment on the headphones, given how many surround sound headsets are coming out soon. I may just have to do a round-up! If you… Read More

  • Video: Surprise, Zero Punctuation does not like Tomb Raider: Underworld

    This is this week‘s episode of Zero Punctuation. He reviews Tomb Raider: Underworld. He doesn’t like it. Read More

  • Motorola lays off 4,000

    New to Motorola’s stable of handsets – the Moto DWNSZR. Motorola has just announced it is cutting 4,000 jobs in its handset division. Read More

  • HubDub's news 'game' secures it a $1.2m Series A funding

    News prediction site Hubdub has secured £810,000 ($1.2m) in Series A funding led by Pentech Ventures and Scottish Co-Investment Fund, along with a group of angel investors including Rikki Tahta, founder of Covestor.com, and Simon Murdoch, founder of Friendsabroad.com (recently sold to Babbel) and Tim Jackson, founder of QXL.com. The investment gives HubDub a runway of 18-24 months during… Read More

  • Apple after Steve

    Mr. Jobs is taking a well-deserved breather from Apple. We here at CrunchGear hope he gets well soon, and think he’s doing the right thing: few jobs are more important than one’s own health, and certainly not being the CEO of a company that makes computers and portable music devices. And while Steve is taking care of Steve, Apple can take care of Apple. I think Steve’s… Read More

  • Facebook Blows A Whopper Of An Opportunity

    Burger King, through their insanely creative advertising agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky (see their recent Burger King perfume launch), launches a Facebook application that encourages users to remove Facebook friends. Sacrifice ten of them and you got a free Whopper. 233,906 friends were removed by 82,771 people in less than a week. Facebook is overjoyed, right? What a great example to show… Read More

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