StatCounter’s iOS Web Traffic Measurement Shows Apple’s Asia Appeal May Be Waning
Apple’s iPhone could be facing a downturn in overall consumer interest in key markets including Singapore and Hong Kong, according to a report from Reuters based on StatCounter traffic figures from this past weekend. StatCounter found that across 3 million websites for which it monitors traffic, Apple’s share of mobile devices represented in the overall mix in Singapore dropped from 72 percent in January last year to 50 percent this month, with Android climbing from 20 percent to 43 ...
Online Kids’ Clothing Consignment Service thredUP Opens Its Next New Vertical: Juniors
As hinted at following the raise of its $14.5 million in Series C financing this fall, online kids’ clothing consignment thredUP is now expanding into new verticals, starting with clothing for teens. While previously, the company was focused on clothes for younger children – boys and girls, ages 12 months and up – the new “juniors” category is starting out with a focus on teen girl clothing only. Currently, the service is in beta testing, and only for the “cle...
Beloved soaps return on Hulu and iTunes, nation’s grandmothers confused
If your mother is still upset about the 2011 cancellation of her favorite ABC soaps, here's some good news: In a few months, they'll start back up on iTunes and Hulu.
China reportedly reviewing 12-year game console ban
Sony and Nintendo shares rise on the back of the news. Chinese authorities are reportedly considering lifting a 12-year ban on the manufacture, sale and import of game consoles. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesLightning Returns screens: battles and baby facesBioShock Infinite trailer explores the mysteries of ColumbiaHitman HD Trilogy launch trailerPS Plus: February content includes free Sleeping DogsGears of War: Judgment multiplayer demo set for Xbox Live...
Rare Bipartisan Agreement Reached
Rare Bipartisan Agreement ReachedAP / Getty ImagesA group of senators from both parties will reveal a plan for immigration reform Monday -- and there's a reason it's being announced today. Maneuver Obama may not be happy about More NewsTea Party and Democrats to Team Up?University Eliminates Controversial FeeFDA Reacts to Birth Control Vending Machinw...
BioShock Infinite trailer sets the stage for Columbia
We’ve still got a little while to wait before BioShock Infinite hit shelves, but what better way to pass the time than with a new trailer? The latest BioShock Infinite trailer takes on the guise of a documentary, as one Alistar Bloom attempts to uncover more information about the flying city of Columbia. Columbia, as many gamers will already know, is where BioShock Infinite‘s story will play out. The trailer doesn’t give much about the game away, but it does set the stage nic...
Azealia Banks Announces Lead Single From Debut Album “Yung Rapunxel”
Occasionally-embarrassing-but-talented-enough-that-we’ll-give-her-a-pass feud-happy rapstress Azealia Banks has had what seems like an endless string of singles and videos — starting with the blistering “212″ — so it’s startling to hear her talk about a first single now. But indeed, that’s what she’s prepping in anticipation of her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste, having already released the 1991 EP and her Fantasea mixtape. The femcee announced via Twi...
Jaipur still unsure of hosting IPL 6 matches
The row had robbed Jaipur's chances of hosting the prestigious Irani Trophy match. RSSC officials claimed that it was RCA who was guilty of taking the home advantage out of the equation.
A Look Inside a Microchip [Video]
From the vantage point of the human eye, the patterns of a microchip’s surface meld into an indiscernible mass. Under a carefully aimed microscope, however, it’s a world of silicon channels, gates, and transistors. Courtesy of TheAwesomeManDan, we’re treated to a very closeup look at the surface of an EPROM, the common erasable-programmable read only memory chip found in thousands of electronics the world over. He writes: A look at an EPROM microchip under a microscope at 100...
Court Rules In Iceland's Favor Over Icesave Controversy
Icelanders have a reason to smile today. Icelanders have long been known as a clever and happy race, but today the volcano-dotted nation will host even more smiles than usual: A European court has ruled that Iceland hasn't broken the law by refusing to compensate for U.K.- and Holland-based deposits in "Icesave" accounts, after the collapse of the Landsbanki Islands bank. It also ruled that Iceland hadn't discriminated between its own and foreign depositors in the scandal. This means Icela...
Rick Ross -- Crashes Rolls-Royce While Escaping Gunfire
Rick Ross' Rolls-Royce smashed into a building in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida early this morning ... while trying to escape from a gunman who opened fire on the car ... this according to multiple reports. Ross was not shot during the incident -- nor was…
Barnes & Noble To Shutter One-Third Of Retail Stores Over The Next 10 Years
Barnes & Noble has put up an excellent fight over the past few years against the rising tide of digital competitors like iPad, Kindle Fire, etc. But it would seem that the bookseller has still come up a bit short, as the Wall Street Journal reports that the company has plans to shut down nearly 20 stores per year over the course of the next decade. Just last week, we learned that B&N had a rough holiday sales season with a 10.9 percent sales decrease over last year’s holiday season...
Barnes & Noble To Shutter One-Third Of Retail Stores Over The Next 10 Years
Barnes & Noble has put up an excellent fight over the past few years against the rising tide of digital competitors like iPad, Kindle Fire, etc. But it would seem that the bookseller has still come up a bit short, as the Wall Street Journal reports that the company has plans to shut down nearly 20 stores per year over the course of the next decade. Just last week, we learned that B&N had a rough holiday sales season with a 10.9 percent sales decrease over last year’s holiday season...
Nokia Music+ launched, ready to challenge Spotify for streaming music supremacy
Nokia has launched Nokia Music+, an enhanced subscription version of its free Nokia Music app for Windows Phone, which promises to offer unlimited skips and downloads for just $4 per month.
PS Plus: February content includes free Sleeping Dogs
New games added to instant game collection, more discounts incoming. Sony has detailed the new games and discounts PlayStation Plus subscribers can look forward to getting as part of the February update.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesGallery: 42 Luigi's Mansion 3DS screenshotsLightning Returns screens: battles and baby facesBioShock Infinite trailer explores the mysteries of ColumbiaHitman HD Trilogy launch trailerGears of War: Judgment multiplayer demo set for Xbox Live...
BlackBerry 10 movie and music plenty detailed
BlackBerry 10 isn’t due to get its official reveal until later this week, but RIM can’t help but seep out a little information on what sort of movies and music options owners will have for BlackBerry World shopping sprees. Describing its portfolio – which includes content from Fox, Sony Pictures, Warner Music, and more – as one of the most robust mobile users will have to choose from, RIM says it will offer movie rentals and purchases in the US, UK, and Canada initially, ...
Singer Chris Brown to be questioned over alleged punch: police
(Reuters) - R&B singer Chris Brown will be questioned as part of an investigation into allegations that he punched a man during a fight over a parking space in West Hollywood, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said on Monday. ...
Chris Brown “Jumped” Frank Ocean At Los Angeles Recording Studio: Report
Hey, Breezy! In terms of redemption tactics, this probably isn’t the way to go: Kind-hearted, sensitive sonic innovator/national treasure Frank Ocean says he got “jumped” by consistently unlikable person Chris Brown and his crew late last night at a Los Angeles recording studio following an argument over a parking space, that quintessentially Los Angeles point of contention. The police refer to Ocean as the “victim” and Ocean later tweeted that he “got jumped ...
Raina breaks into ODI top 10 for the first time
India batsman Suresh Raina has broken into the top  10 of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen for the first time in his career, an ICC press release said.
Bowling performance key to Ranji victory, says Agarkar
Agarkar said the key to their victory was when Mumbai bundled out Saurashtra for a meagre score in their first innings after asking the visitors to bat first.