Warren Buffett Just Made an $11 Billion Bet on IBM

Warren Buffett popped up on CNBC this morning to talk about this and that and how his investment firm Berkshire Hathaway casually dropped $10.7 billion to become IBM's largest shareholder, and...waaaaaaaaaaaaaait...WHOA. » 11/14/11 11:10am 11/14/11 11:10am

Amazon Places Kindle Fire Products In New "Seesaw" Spinoff

Presumably meant as a way to improve investment opportunities into the upcoming Kindle Fire tablet and other related products, Amazon has spun that device and the Fire brand into a new company called Seesaw LLC. » 10/08/11 1:00pm 10/08/11 1:00pm

The Most Comfortable iPad Dock Money Can Buy

"HOLLANDIA LAUNCHES WORLD'S FIRST BED DESIGNED TO WORK WITH IPAD" screams the press release. And much like Kanye's tweets or Mike from the Jersey Shore, I can't quite figure out if I'm laughing at them or with them. » 9/22/10 9:40pm 9/22/10 9:40pm

Shady Meetings, Unlawful Acts, and One Ballsy Tech Blogger

I've never met TechCrunch's Michael Arrington, but I'm pretty sure he has cojones the size of Texas. How could he not after crashing a secret meeting, realizing that his friends might be committing federal crimes, and still writing about it? » 9/21/10 10:36pm 9/21/10 10:36pm

Google Quietly Invests Over $100 Million in Zynga, Readying Google Games

Whoa. TechCrunch reports that Google has invested between $100 and $200 million in Zynga, the social gaming behemoth behind Farmville, Mafia Wars, and others, in preparation for the launch of Google Games later this year. » 7/10/10 9:01pm 7/10/10 9:01pm

Bill Gates Invests $392 Million in Mexican Beer

When you're Bill Gates, you've gotta party just as hard as you work. And you've got to invest just was hard as you party. Maybe that's why Bill Gates just invested $392 million in Mexico's second largest brewer, Femsa. You know them as the company that makes Tecate, Sol, Superior and Kaiser. » 12/21/07 9:16am 12/21/07 9:16am