Belkin gears up to acquire Cisco’s home networking division
Today Belkin announced that it has big acquisition plans for the future, revealing that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Cisco‘s home networking business. This means that Belkin will be buying the Linksys brand, among other things. Hearing that, it becomes immediately clear how big of a deal this is for Belkin, considering that Linksys large installed base will be coming along with the brand. Belkin, obviously, will continue the Linksys brand post-acquisition, and it doesn...
Arhoolie Records set highlights 50 years of roots-music
BOSTON (Reuters) - Chris Strachwitz discovered the first performer for his Arhoolie Records label by quizzing roadside field hands, a prosperous cotton farmer named Mr. Tom Moore, and a man called Peg Leg at a railroad station in Navasota, Texas. ...
Rihanna Loves Pot So Much She’s Shouting It From The Rooftops…Of Instagram
Rihanna may play coy when it comes to her relationship with Chris Brown, but the pop star certainly is not shy when it comes to her affections for marijuana. RiRi proclaimed her love for smoking pot once again on Thursday (January 24) when she posted two photos of herself partaking in her favorite pastime on Instagram for all the world to see. One shot (above) has the Complex diva posing in a gold shirt wearing a thick gold chain with a hand-rolled cigarette hanging out of her mouth with the cap...
Dr. Arnie Klein -- Michael Jackson Doctor Suspected of Obtaining Illegal Botox
Michael Jackson's now-bankrupt former dermatologist Dr. Arnie Klein -- who fueled the singer with mass quantities of dangerous drugs -- has now been named in another sprawling drug controversy ... this time involving potentially dangerous Botox…
Hey Android Gamers, OUYA Has Heard Your Anguished Cries And Modified Its Controller
The team behind the OUYA Android game console clearly paid a lot of attention to its looks — they nabbed Yves Behar to design the thing, after all — but not every component has passed muster with the masses. Thankfully, after hearing some discontent from early backers and developers, OUYA has taken some crucial feedback about the console’s controller seriously and has decided to make some changes. According to recent post on the official OUYA blog, the console’s controlle...
Hey Android Gamers, OUYA Has Heard Your Anguished Cries And Modified Its Controller
The team behind the OUYA Android game console clearly paid a lot of attention to its looks — they nabbed Yves Behar to design the thing, after all — but not every component has passed muster with the masses. Thankfully, after hearing some discontent from early backers and developers, OUYA has taken some crucial feedback about the console’s controller seriously and has decided to make some changes. According to recent post on the official OUYA blog, the console’s controlle...
Goodbye Symbian: Nokia confirms that its 808 PureView smartphone will mark the end of the OS
In its quarterly earnings report, Nokia confirmed that it will no longer use the Sabian mobile operating system for its devices.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate screenshots
New gameplay shots whip up a storm. New Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate have emerged online, offering another glimpse at the upcoming 3DS adventure. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesBayonetta hits UK PSN on January 30THQ back catalogue to be sold in a 'separate process'Minecraft snapshot 13w04a releasedTemple Run 2 hits Android app storeTotal War Shogun 2 repackaged as the Gold Edition...
Ni No Kuni Wizard’s Edition delays explained as orders are canceled
This week PS3 owners have a lot to get excited about with the highly anticipated release of Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, but for some who ordered the limited Wizard’s Edition of the game, the launch is causing some headaches. On launch day, some were saying that their Wizard’s Edition order hadn’t shipped, with others saying that their order hadn’t even been processed. This obviously made quite a few gamers angry, but today publisher Namco Bandai has explained wh...
Arhoolie Records set highlights 50 years of roots-music
BOSTON (Reuters) - Chris Strachwitz discovered the first performer for his Arhoolie Records label by quizzing roadside field hands, a prosperous cotton farmer named Mr. Tom Moore, and a man called Peg Leg at a railroad station in Navasota, Texas. ...
What Is 'Zero Dark Thirty'? Oscar Nominee Guide 2013
"Zero Dark Thirty" Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Editing, Best Sound Editing, Best Original Screenplay (Mark Boal) What's It About? The film documents the decade-long manhunt for the world's most wanted fugitive, Osama bin Laden. Told through the eyes of Maya (Chastain), the CIA agent tasked with finding the Al Qaeda leader, we get to see the difficult and frustrating attempts made by our government to track down and kill bin Laden. It all leads up to the ...
Red Thread Games sheds light on ‘The Longest Journey’ sequel ‘Dreamfall Chapters’
Seven years after Ragnar Tørnquist first announced Dreamfall Chapters, new studio Red Thread Games shares the first tantalizing glimpse into the sequel to The Longest Journey and Dreamfall.
THQ back catalogue to be sold in a 'separate process'
Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, and Red Faction still up for sale. Those of THQ's IPs not sold in yesterday's auctions will be sold in a "separate process" soon, according to the firm's president, Jason Rubin.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesLuigi's Mansion: Dark Moon multiplayer revealed with trailerUS Nintendo downloads: The Cave, ContraLuigi's Mansion: Dark Moon online multiplayer revealed with trailerVigil was working on 'truly unique' game codenamed 'Crawler'Bayonetta hits ...
AT&T posts $3.9 billion net loss for Q4 2012
AT&T is joining the slew of other companies posting quarterly results this week, with the company releasing its Q4 2012 financials today. The company experienced another loss in Q4 2012, but the good news is that AT&T’s loss is growing smaller year-over-year. For Q4 2012, the company posted a net loss of $3.9 billion, which is compared to AT&T’s net loss of $6.7 billion in the same quarter a year ago. That puts diluted earnings-per-share at -$0.68 for the quarter –...
Frank Ocean’s Collaboration With Nas Disappeared, But Don’t Worry Kanye West’s People Found It
We know how soul-crushing it is when a blog post or a Very Important Email magically erases itself before we managed to hit “save,” so we can’t even imagine how musicians must feel when a song vanishes into the ether. That’s what happened to Nas, Frank Ocean and Hit-Boy last year, when the rumored Life is Good track “No Such Thing as White Jesus” was lost in the digital shuffle. But now the track has turned up! The “White Jesus” triple threat was o...
Coaster Launches A Self-Serve iPad App For Bars To Accept Mobile Payments For Free
San Francisco-based Coaster launched a few months ago with a mobile drink ordering app, allowing consumers to place orders and pay for their drinks at select bars without having to wait in line. Since launch, the startup has been slowly adding local venues to the app. But it couldn’t reach them all, so it just released a self-serve iPad app that bars can install on their own. While getting users to download and try out the app is difficult, the bigger problem that Coaster faced was getting...
Nismo-tuned LEAF headed for production looking all fast and furious, but nothing’s under the hood
Nismo, Nissan’s motor sports arm, took the LEAF and bolted some extra bits making it look faster, but sadly nothing new is under the hood.
Bayonetta hits UK PSN on January 30
And US a day earlier for a budget price. The original Bayonetta will release as a digital download via the PlayStation Store on January 29 in US and January 30 in UK, Sega has confirmed.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesThe Last of Us demo to be bundled with God of War: AscensionLuigi's Mansion: Dark Moon multiplayer revealed with trailerUS Nintendo downloads: The Cave, ContraLuigi's Mansion: Dark Moon online multiplayer revealed with trailerVigil was working on 'truly unique' ga...
Democrats Unveil New Weapons Ban
Democrats Unveil New Weapons Ban APSen. Dianne Feinstein proposed a new and broader assault-weapons ban Thursday -- and it was immediately condemned by the NRA. Controversial visual aid they usedMore NewsNew Stat Shows Alarming Voting ProblemCourt Rules Against Social Media GiantKing Buried in US Returned to Home Country ...
Microsoft Q2 2013 earnings show $21.56b revenue, $6.38b profit
Microsoft‘s quarterly report is in, folks, and as expected, the company posted some impressive numbers. Microsoft reported revenues for Q2 2013 (fiscal year) at $21.56 billion, with pure profits reaching $6.38 billion for the quarter — up from $5.87 billion in profit a year ago and $5.31 billion last quarter. Splitting the revenues up between the company’s different divisions, Windows accounted for almost $6 billion of the company’s revenues, which is up 24% from last y...