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Uber's ex-CEO Travis Kalanick ‘squirmed on floor' in contrition after incident with driver

Uber's ex-CEO Travis Kalanick ‘squirmed on floor' in contrition after incident with driver

13 minutes ago   |   SiliconBeat

Ousted Uber CEO, while still leading company, had agreed to use his own money to pay Uber driver $200,000 after video of the two arguing went public: report.
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Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

22 minutes ago   |   GameInformer   |   3 articles

As the hibernating bear of sales analysis wakes up from its post-Christmas lull, it is time for companies to brag about how much hardware they sold over the holiday. First up...
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Are Silicon Valley techies lazy? Prominent Bay Area VC goes to China, suggests answer is yes

Are Silicon Valley techies lazy? Prominent Bay Area VC goes to China, suggests answer is yes

1 hour ago   |   SiliconBeat

Chinese tech workers re-using teabags, managers and engineers working 14-hour days make China better place to do business than California: prominent VC.
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AMD Releases Adrenalin 18.1.1 Driver To Address DirectX 9 Issues

AMD Releases Adrenalin 18.1.1 Driver To Address DirectX 9 Issues

1 hour ago   |   Tom's Hardware

The headline of this driver release is probably the fix for crashing DX9 games, an incident which began with Adrenalin 17.12.1.
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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just became an actual billionaire with $1.4 billion in cash, and he plans to start giving it away

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just became an actual billionaire with $1.4 billion in cash, and he plans to start giving it away

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   7 articles

It's been a good day for former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick A deal with perhaps the most powerful investor in tech, a deal in the works for months, closed today. That deal dropped...
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The No. 1 Downside Of Depending On Yelp

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Never mind your lying eyes. The next time you consider whether or not to check out a restaurant or whatever, rely on the random strangers of Yelp and other social media...
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Nintendo Switch Sold 1.5 Million in US Last Month

1 hour ago   |   Game Rant   |   3 articles

Data from the American market research company known as the NPD Group reports that the Nintendo Switch sold 1.5 million units in the U.S. during December 2017.
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The resurrection of Tom Clancy's The Division proves that flawed games don't have to die

The resurrection of Tom Clancy's The Division proves that flawed games don't have to die

1 hour ago   |   Windows Central

Tom Clancy's The Division has been massively improved, and now stands as a competent title. If The Division can be fixed, any game can. One of the most disappointing launches...
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IBM beat on revenue for final quarter of fiscal 2017

IBM beat on revenue for final quarter of fiscal 2017

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

IBM stock declined 3% in after hours trading Thursday after the company reported its fourth quarter 2017 earnings. The stock traded around $163.25, down from $169.19 when...
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SoftBank's $1.2M Uber Investment Has Finally Closed

2 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   7 articles

SoftBank has been trying to get in with Uber for quite some time now, looking to invest in the company which would in turn give SoftBank a slice of the company. Today, that...
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Aston Martin Vanquish spied winter testing

Aston Martin Vanquish spied winter testing

Some new images of the Aston Martin Vanquish have turned up that show the car out testing in the snow. It could well be the only Vanquish to be driven in the snow, as most... Read more ...

Why you should care about the warrantless surveillance bill on its way to...

Why you should care about the warrantless surveillance bill on its way to Trump's desk

After debate ended in a close cloture vote on Tuesday, the Senate has voted to pass a bill that will renew one of the NSA's most controversial practices for another six years... Read more ...

Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg Leaves After Eight Years

Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg Leaves After Eight Years

Eric Hirshberg is leaving Activision after eight years as CEO of Activision Publishing, a division of Activision Blizzard. Hirshberg arrived to the company as an outsider from... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch goes big with a bunch of new eShop games today

Nintendo Switch goes big with a bunch of new eShop games today

If you own a Nintendo Switch and you have found you've run out of things to play, then we've got some good news for you. The Nintendo Switch eShop adds an impressive 16 titles... Read more ...

Samsung Patents A Borderless Phone Design With No Notch

Samsung Patents A Borderless Phone Design With No Notch

Samsung has patented a borderless phone design with no notch which would be a design for the company that would seek to outdo competitors with a device that offers the most... Read more ...

Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

As the hibernating bear of sales analysis wakes up from its post-Christmas lull, it is time for companies to brag about how much hardware they sold over the holiday. First up... Read more ...

Will 2018 be Pokémon's most legendary year yet?

Will 2018 be Pokémon's most legendary year yet?

The Pokémon Company has big plans for the New Year as they unleash some of the series' most elusive Pokémon on the world. Incredibly rare legendary Pokémon will be making a... Read more ...

I'm sure it's just a coincidence that 2017 was one of the hottest years on...

I'm sure it's just a coincidence that 2017 was one of the hottest years on record

2017 was one of the hottest years on record, according to new data from NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. Depending on who you listen to, last year was... Read more ...

Uber's big SoftBank deal has officially closed

Uber's big SoftBank deal has officially closed

SoftBank's $1.2 billion primary direct investment deal has officially closed, according to Uber itself, which confirmed the deal closure and provided the following statement to... Read more ...

Facebook won't retreat from Stories as it adds desktop posting

Facebook won't retreat from Stories as it adds desktop posting

Facebook Stories might feel redundant since 300 million people use its other Snapchat clones on Instagram and WhatsApp. But Facebook is convinced that the narrative, ephemeral... Read more ...