Crunch Report | QVC Acquires HSN for $2.1 Billion

QVC acquires HSN for 2.1 billion, RED is working on a smartphone, SoundCloud loses its San Francisco and London offices and Microsoft is laying off thousands of people. All this on Crunch Report.

Handmade knife chipped from fiber optic glass

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/green_fiber_optic_2-thumb-600x449-53735.jpg" />Flint (and glass) knapping is no longer practiced on a large scale, but it used to be the

DIY: Get medieval with the Mini-Trebuchet

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/MKRTL1-2T.jpg" />Make magazine has a special place in my heart, partly because I love the crazy stuff they come up with, and partly becau

YouTube restricts weapon videos in the U.K.

AK47-touting and knife-wielding Brits are no longer going to be able to sound off on YouTube. More specifically, weapons shown intimidatingly will not be allowed as gang violence rises ‘cro

Anti-Terrorism Weapon Doesn't Kill, Makes You Puke

Who cares about CeBit, GDC, PMA and CTIA when this year’s Navy Opportunity Forum for small businesses has weapons that shoot invisible wall-penetrating beams that make people dizzy and puke? My

Crook Uses Wiimote As A Weapon

A crook in Nagoya, Japan was caught stealing an extra Wiimote in a Bic Camera store and was faced with two security guards blocking his escape route. Rather than drop the goods, throw his hands up, an