November 21, 2014
Nintendo is bringing back its most beloved characters in Super Smash Bros.
, and this time they have a life outside their two-dimensional video game world. The company has unveiled a collection of figurines -- Amiibos -- that have special interactive game-play abilities. For those who may have fond memories but little interest in playing the game, they make great collectibles. [More...]
November 20, 2014
After Nokia sold its handset business to Microsoft, we all expected it would no longer operate in this space. However, the smartphone space is still one of the hottest around -- if you can figure out a way to carve out some market share. So, since Nokia still has a very strong brand name in this space, it is going to re-enter the tablet space, then the smartphone space. Tablets are the first test. [More...]
November 19, 2014
Uber is known for its aggressive reactions to media reports of passenger safety risks, driver abuse, and disregard of local rules. However, SVP Emil Michael's proposal -- later retracted -- to dig up dirt on PandoDaily's Sarah Lacy and other journalists sheds new light on just how much the company hates bad press. Michael suggested budgeting $1M to sully the reputations of Lacy and others. [More...]