News bites for the day INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT—The building that houses one of Seattle’s top karaoke spots was sold in January. But Bush Garden co-owner Karen Akada told The Stranger only the Japanese restaurant portion of the space is...Show More Summary
Since the launch of PlayStation VR, it’s been nigh on impossible to buy the peripheral in Japan and that’s because it looks like it sold out its entire first shipment. The initial sales figures also put the new virtual reality peripheral at around fifty thousand units sold, which isn’t bad at all.
The revelation comes in a federal lawsuit filed by Apple against a New Jersey company on Monday over what Apple says are counterfeit products that were sold on Amazon. In the lawsuit, Apple says Mobile Star imprinted Apple logos on cables and chargers that "pose a significant risk of overheating, fire, and electrical shock."
On Thursday, Wipro confirmed rumors that it was buying Indianapolis-based Appirio. It paid $500 million. Appirio was co-founded by CEO Chris Barbin in 2006 and backed by Fidelity, General Atlantic and Sequoia (Sequoia's A-list VC Jim Goetz was on its board.) While half a billion is undoubtedly a nice exit for Barbin, WiPro didn't exactly overpay. Show More Summary
A Swedish brewery has crafted the 'world's most expensive' potato chips. At $59 for a box of five, St. Erik's claims their pricey chips are "the most exclusive" in the world. SEE ALSO: Spiciest tortilla chip in the world is sold oneShow More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Move over girls, there's a new denim doctor in town. Recently, Khloe Kardashian announced her new line of jeans, Good American. The jeans, which retail for about $200 and are sold at Nordstrom, pretty much look exactly like the jeans Khloe is often spotted in -- which is great for women who love Khloe's style. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless said the Google Pixel and Pixel XL are available at its stores today. The Pixel 32 GB ($650) and 128 GB ($750), and the Pixel XL 32 GB ($770) are in stores in black, white, and blue. The Pixel XL 128 GB ($870) is sold out and not available. Show More Summary
Steve Costa and Kate Levinson have sold indie bookstore Point Reyes Books to Molly Parent and Stephen Sparks. The new owners will take over the business in January 2017. Parent and Sparks are experienced in the books business, having met while working at Green Apple Books in San Francisco. Sparks has worked as a book buyer and manager of the store since 2007. He is...
The Big Three wholesalers—AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson—will soon report their latest quarterly earnings. Expect specialty drugs to be a hot topic. About $134 billion in specialty drugs was sold via wholesale distribution in 2015. Show More Summary
Commodity trader Glencore sells its coal haulage unit in Australia to US railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming. ||| Sydney - Glencore, the world’s biggest commodity trader, sold its coal haulage unit in Australia to US railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming for A$1.14 billion ($873 million) as part of a broader plan to almost halve its debt. Show More Summary
The top-of-the-line Google Pixel phone — the 5.5-inch Pixel XL with 128GB of storage memory — won't be available at Verizon on Thursday. Verizon's head of comms for wireless Jeffrey Nelson announced it in a tweet, but he pointed out that all other models are in stock. 4/6 NEWS! Initial inventory of Pixel XL 128GB is SOLD OUT... Show More Summary
Verizon, the exclusive carrier for Google's new phones in the US, says initial quantities of the big storage version is sold out.
Uber CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick has amassed a huge net worth thanks to the success of the ride-hailing company, now valued at $69 billion. But Kalanick says he's not living the high life just yet. In fact, he says he has yet to...Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless has sold out of its first shipment of the 128GB Google Pixel XL smartphone, and won't have any on sale in its stores on Oct. 20.
A brief in 87870 news offers us some interesting news about Vive sales worldwide. Alvin Graylin, China Regional President of VR at HTC, said that the company sold 100,000 units in August, an acceptable if low number for a comparatively expensive consumer electronics product. Show More Summary
After a lengthy restoration, this Honda N600 is finally ready for the limelight once more.
Pershing 140 Superyacht The 140-foot superyacht is the largest in Pershing’s sporty fleet… Rebekah Bell
Jeremy Haley worked security at Denver International Airport, studied to be an air traffic controller in Great Falls, Mont., and sold natural gas leases in Williston, N.D. But he was anxious and adrift. Night after night the lanky, heavily tattooed young man took refuge in vanilla-flavored vodka...
Nowadays we live in a completely different gaming world than we used to. Gamers can dive deep into narratives and virtual realities in worlds that we could never even dream of! But sometimes, among all of these intense gaming experiences,...Show More Summary
It looks like 90% of the Apple accessories sold on Amazon, like chargers and cables, are fake, according to a legal document from Apple obtained by Patently Apple. In the legal document, Apple claims it bought "well over 100 iPhone devices,...Show More Summary