• Microsoft Q4 Results: 32% Increase In Earnings Per Share

    It is definitely a day where attention is reverted back to the old IT giants as Microsoft today announced in their Q4 earnings results that they have seen the biggest earnings-per-share growth since 1999. Revenue reached $60 Billion for the first time, with $15.48 Billion for the quarter, an increase of 18% over last year. Microsoft COO Kevin Turner said: “Delivering $60 billion in… Read More

  • Apple creeping to third in U.S. PC market

    According to recent research by Gartnerand IDC, Apple is creeping up in the charts to become the third largest PC vendor in the U.S. While Gartner’s estimates show Apple inching ahead of Acer, with 1,397,000 units shipping during the second quarter to Acer’s 1,331,000 units; IDC’s pegs Apple at only 1,329,000 units to Acer’s 1,331,000. Either way Apple is gaining… Read More

  • Meanwhile IBM Q2 Beats Expectations: Profits Up 22%

    Moments after the disappointing results from Google, IBM announced their Q2 results and their reported revenue increase beat out analyst expectations. IBM stock is up 0.5% in after-market trading as the company reported second-quarter earnings of $2.8 Billion, up 22% on the same time last year. Revenue rose 13% to $26.8 Billion. IBM have again upgraded their earnings forecast for the year… Read More

  • Google Announces Q2 Earnings And Stock Plummets

    Google announced their Q2 results today after the market had closed. Shares are down by as much as 12% as earnings growth reported was below analysts expectations. Net income for the quarter was $1.25B, up from $925M. The company reported a profit of $4.63 per share, which was slightly below the $4.72 average expectation from Wall Street analysts. Continue reading at TechcrunchIT >>… Read More

  • Mahalo Daily Infringes Our Trademark, Reviews Batman

    Check out Mahalo Daily’s “CinemaCrunch” review of last night’s Batman screening in Los Angeles. Jason Calacanis calls it “definitely the best superhero movie ever made…hands down.” The key, everyone says, is to see it in IMAX. Thanks to the 600 people who attended, particularly the handful of people who dressed up as the Joker. Some people camped out… Read More

  • Skink pen costs $1.99, reflects the glory of creation

    And God said, “Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the firmament of the heavens.” So God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, and every lizard-shaped pen, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good and the… Read More

  • Google Announces Q2 Results: Stock Plummets 12%

    Google announced their Q2 results today after the market had closed. Shares are down by as much as 12% as earnings growth reported was below analysts expectations. Net income for the quarter was $1.25B, up from $925M. The company reported a profit of $4.63 per share, which was slightly below the $4.72 average expectation from Wall Street analysts. Todays fall is an indication that the… Read More

  • Gmail Now A Major Spam Hub

    When Gmail first launched, it was lauded for its spam filtering and security – there was no spam leaving the systems and almost no spam coming in. But all that has changed as a study from Roaring Penguin has found that spam originating from Gmail has risen from 6.8 to 27% in just the last month. The impetus for the big jump is likely to be that the Google account registration CAPTCHA… Read More

  • Moblog switches tack to create 'WordPress for mo-blogging'

    Is there such a concept left in the lexicon as mobile blogging, or “moblogging”? The mobile world has long been converging with the online world and is en route towards mainstream adoption, thanks to devices like the iPhone and services like Twitter. Accompanying mashups, like Twitpic and Twixtr blur the lines between “presence” updates, micro-blogging and photo-blogging. Read More

  • iPhone! $1,000! Unlocked! Nikon lens!

    Get over to Alibaba because they’ve got all kinds of unlocked iPhones 3G for your purchasing pleasure. They only cost $1,000 each and they’re apparently carrier agnostic, which is great since there really isn’t a software or hardware unlock for the device yet. It even has some specs: * iPhone 3G ORIGINAL from Apple coming soon
    * GPS
    * SMS
    * 8GB
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  • Craigslist Locks Down Site With Phone Verification

    Craigslist has long had problems with spam. The one feature that has made the site a success, the ease at which one can post, has become a hindrance as spammers and law breakers have taken over. In early March Craigslist began what is now turning out to be an incredibly effective anti-spam campaign by using phone verification on posts. In an initial effort to rid their “erotic… Read More

  • GoDaddy's Domain Registration Totally Screws .me

    Earlier this year GoDaddy won the rights to distribute domains under the extension .me, which belongs to the country of Montenegro. After a number of private distribution periods for corporations, the highly desirable extension finally went on sale this morning for $20 dollars a year (with a minimum 2 year purchase – nice). And now, things are rapidly descending into chaos. Many users… Read More

  • HTC Victor: A flat-back HTC Touch Diamond

    Straight from a blog in a far away land, it appears that HTC has released the “Victor” (looks like in Taiwan only) which appears to be the HTC Touch Diamond, except with a flat back instead of diamond-bumpy, jagged-edge back found on the company’s current model. To that, I say “Hoo-ray!” I’m using the Touch Diamond right now and the back doesn’t cause… Read More

  • Video: Wolfenstein teaser trailer

    iD Software is everywhere these days. At least it seems like they are. Anyway, Activision and iD showed off a new Wolfenstein trailer at E3 for all the major platforms. Read More

  • PodTech Sells For Less Than $500k

    VentureBeat is reporting that technology media startup PodTech has been sold to ViewPartner, a “communications technology company” , for less than half a million dollars. PodTech is perhaps best known for the long tech videos produced by blogger Robert Scoble, who left the company last December to work for Fast Company. He was originally snagged from Microsoft, where he made… Read More

  • A look at iPhone 3G with B&O headset

    James Kendrick takes a hands on approach to several of the new iPhone 3G accessories. In his YouTube video, he starts with the Bang & Olufsen Earset 3 headset, commenting on how great they sound. B&O has a long reputation for high-quality audio gear, so we have no reason to doubt him. He hasn’t “done a lot of calling”, so while you’re sitting pretty on the… Read More

  • Video: Galaga Legions

    http://www.gamevideos.com//swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&src=http://www.gamevideos.com/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D20105%26ordinal%3D%26adPlay%3Dfalse This game needs no introduction. Here’s a snippit of actual gameplay for the upcoming XBLA title. Read More

  • SK Telecom not intereseted in acquiring Sprint

    Following up on reports that it was angling for an acquisition of Sprint Nextel, South Korean carrier SK Telecom reportedly said in a regulatory filing that, while its looking into business opportunities in the U.S. (including its recently announced deal with Helio) it really isn’t after a controlling stake in a U.S. carrier. Earlier this week, rumors were circulating that SK Telecom was… Read More

  • Try these Karaoke pills in case you suck at singing

    I swear the timing of this posting has nothing to do with this one. It just so happened I came across these Karaoke pills today at Rakuten [JP], Japan’s biggest online shopping mall. The Fushigi na Karaoke Taburetto (Mysterious Karaoke Pills) seem to have magical powers indeed. According to the manufacturer, they treat bad breath, expand your singing range by softening the vocal cords… Read More

  • Sega E3 2008 part deux: MadWorld for Wii

    http://www.gamevideos.com//swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&src=http://www.gamevideos.com/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D20100%26ordinal%3D%26adPlay%3Dfalse Due to time constraints we weren’t able to see the actual demo for MadWorld, but if this trailer is any indication into how the actual game will be then you can sign me up. A gory game like this for… Read More

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