NPD November numbers: Sony says PS4 was the top-selling console, Microsoft says Xbox One was fastest selling
12 Dec 2013, 5:26 pm
Sony and Microsoft today both issued separate statements on how their next-generation consoles sold in November, based on data from market research firm NPD. Unsurprisingly, both companies spun the story... Keep reading →
Twitter has changed the way blocking works on its service, allowing blocked users of public accounts to still follow and read those accounts’ tweets in their timelines. Here’s the company’s... Keep reading →
Canada-based messaging app Kik typically flies under the radar of many, but today the service sat in tech spotlight after it hit 100 million registered users, putting its modest 26-year-old... Keep reading →
Enterprise Drives: Fact or Fiction?
Last month I dug into drive failure rates based on the 25,000+ consumer drives we have and found that consumer drives actually performed quite well. Over 100,000 people read that blog post and one of the most common questions asked was: “Ok, so the consumer drives don’t fail that often.
Comcast, the largest high-speed Internet provider in the U.S. with over 20 million subscribers, launched an online backup service called Secure Backup & Share in 2010 through a partnership with Mozy. This Thanksgiving weekend, Dec 1, 2013, Comcast Secure Backup & Share is shutting down and d
We are two years removed from the horrific flooding that caused the Thailand Drive Crisis that created a worldwide shortage of hard disk drives. Prices for hard drives spiked and have remained stubbornly high, only returning to pre-crisis levels in the last couple of months. The market and competiti
It All Started With A Meme I’m an avid redditor, though my karma doesn’t show it, and around the time the NSA PRISM story broke, I started seeing this image appear in my feeds: I’m also the social guy at Backblaze, so I felt it was my duty to post it. After receiving many tweets [.
One Thing You’ll Probably Do in 2014: Eat More Chicken
Chicken producers are planning on bumping up production in 2014, and if demand doesn't keep rising, that could mean more chicken on the market at lower prices
Corporate pensions have looked seriously under-funded since the onset of the financial crisis, but in the last year they have closed their funding gap at the fastest rate since 1986
Bruce Jenner -- I'm Ditching My Adam's Apple
Bruce Jenner is flattening his Adam's Apple ... TMZ has learned.Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... the Olympian met with a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon today for a consultation for a procedure called a Laryngeal Shave -- which smooths…
Chief Keef has been moved from a fancy Malibu rehab facility because the media just can't get enough of him.Keef's lawyer tells us the rapper is no longer at Promises ... he's been moved to another rehab facility in Southern California because of…
Camille Grammer's ex-boyfriend still hasn't been served with a restraining order -- even though the alleged attack happened in October -- because the guy's so slippery he's dodged them 29 TIMES. And the irony -- we know he's seen the docs…
Mark Wahlberg is still feeling the pain after putting his neck on the line while filming "Transformers: Age of Extinction" back in October -- stepping out in Hollywood Wednesday with a neck brace.Wahlberg didn't hurt his neck while performing some…