• Wall Street Not Impressed With Bartz As Next Yahoo CEO

    Moments after news got out that Yahoo’s next CEO will be Carol Bartz, the stock started dropping like a rock. Her selection is not inspiring confidence on Wall Street, where investors are scratching their heads as much as tech pundits in Silicon Valley. Who is this woman, and how is she going to turn Yahoo around? Read More

  • Ruh-Roh. Sony might post first loss in 14 years and it would be a biggie.

    Sony has successfully stayed in the black ever since the mid-eighties but it looks like a $1.1 billion dollars loss will be recorded with red ink. Previously, Sony had stated that company was recession-proof but it only makes sense that consumers would buy less TVs and mobile electronics if they were loosing their homes. Update: maybe not? Read More

  • LEGO announces digital camera and more

    LEGO is the best toy ever made. And now you can have digital cameras, video cameras, MP3 players, walkie talkies, etc. Unfortunately the devices are not made from actual lego bricks so you can’t destroy and rebuild them. Read More

  • Sharp unveils new 12Mpx CCD for digital cameras

    Sharp Japan today announced a new 1/2.3 type 12Mpx CCD [JP] for compact digital cameras featuring “the highest performance in the industry”. The company says first samples will be available starting January 31. Mass production is scheduled to start in March. Read More

  • Troll Touch adds aftermarket touchscreen tech to Apple LED Cinema Display

    Apple’s 24-inch LED Cinema Display now doubles as a touchscreen, thanks to Troll Touch. You put a little slip over the screen, and then plug the slip into a USB port. Voilà, you’ve got a touchscreen LED Cinema Display! Read More

  • WSJ: Carol Bartz To Be Named New Yahoo CEO. Is That A Good Thing?

    Following up on an earlier report speculating that former Autodesk CEO Carol Bartz has been selected to become Yahoo’s new CEO, the Wall Street Journal is now saying that she has accepted the offer. We have emails out to Yahoo asking for confirmation. The 60-year-old Bartz would bring a steady, seasoned hand to Yahoo’s leadership, but it is not clear in what direction she would… Read More

  • 2010 Honda Insight pictured inside and out

    Honda recently unveiled the second generation Honda Insight and we spend sometime with the Prius-look alike. The interior has a futuristic look that you know was done on a budget thanks to the cheap plastic. The dash cluster is not only fun, but functional, with the tach center located and the speedo housed alone above the main instruments. The radio and HVAC controls continues the plastic… Read More

  • Slacker for iPhone now available

    When we had our surprise hands-on with the Slacker for iPhone application a few days ago, the rep mentioned that it could be available “as soon as tomorrow”. Well, just a mere 5 tomorrows later, their prophecy has come true. Apple has greenlit the application, and now nothing stands between you and the customized internet radio goodness. Read More

  • Thanko rolls out USB boob warmer

    If you needed just one more piece of evidence that makes you convinced that Thanko is one of the most fantastic gadget makers around, here it is. The Tokyo-based company today announced a USB boob warmer [JP], believe it or not. Read More

  • Review Community Site RateItAll Gets A Revamp, Releases API

    RateItAll, the consumer rating and review network that dubs itself the “distributed Yelp for everything”, is getting a make-over and a bunch of new social features today, including review feeds and product compatibility quizzes. RateItAll, initially launched way back in 1999, shut down in 2001 after the dotcom bust, and subsequently relaunched in 2007. It allows users to rate… Read More

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