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Brooklyn Farmacy's Ice Cream Sundaes Are the Size of Your Head

I pulled back pretty far to get all of <b>Brooklyn Farmacy</b>'s <b>Pecan Crumble</b> sundae ($10) in frame. The heavy glass fishbowl dish is packed with the better part of a pint of Adirondack Creamery vanilla or chocolate (your choice), a five-second-swirl of thick whipped cream that may have you thinking of …

Finalists: Your Best Recipe for Frosting

We've tested and tasted our way through the recipes for Your Best Recipe for Frosting, and have emerged with two promising finalists: Whipped Chocolate Caramel Ganache from sdebrango and Pink Peppercorn Buttercream from Tessa_StyleSweetCA. Here's where you come in: we want to know which finalist …

Tesla shares hit by battery shortage

<b>Tesla shares plunged 14% to $151.1 after its chief executive said battery shortages were hampering production.</b><p>Elon Musk said the shortage is likely to continue until next year when a new deal with supplier Panasonic starts.<p>It has been a volatile year so far for Tesla's shares. They soared 400% to …

Lenovo profits lifted by smartphone and tablet sales

<b>China's Lenovo has reported a 36% jump in profits, boosted by a surge in sales of smartphones and tablet PCs.</b><p>It made a net profit of $220m (£137m) in the July-to-September quarter, as sales of mobile devices more than doubled from a year ago.<p>Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, has been focusing …

Twitter's CEO: Our Growth Will Come From TV Integration And Better Onboarding

<i>Adios</i>, quiet period! Moments after the opening bell ushered in Twitter’s first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, CEO Dick Costolo sat for an interview with CNBC.<p>With Twitter shares looking set to open trading above $40 — well in excess of the $26 price set by the company — the social …

The Most Innovative People Under 40

We found the most inspiring innovators and entrepreneurs under the age of 40.<p>Whether they're in finance, tech, sports, entertainment, media, science, food, or retail, these people are introducing amazing new products and ideas and shaking up their industries forever.

Xbox One Kinect privacy policy promises to keep secrets, but not all of them

In a privacy statement updated in advance of the Xbox One launch, Microsoft outlines how its new Kinect will use the data it collects, warning of a lack of privacy while chatting on Xbox Live and promising to keep details about your face and body private.<p>From the "skeleton" Kinect generates by …

Here's why Sony expects to ship 5M units of PS4 by April 2014

Sony believes it will ship 5 million units of the PlayStation 4 by the end of its 2013 fiscal year — March 31, 2014 — and the company explained its reasoning during an investor call this morning, as transcribed by Seeking Alpha.<p>Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, …

Watch 30 minutes of PS4 indie game Galak-Z: The Dimensional

17-Bit's space shooter adventure <i>Galak-Z: The Dimensional</i> is bound for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC sometime next year, but you can get a 30-minute preview of the game right courtesy of developer Jake Kazdal.<p>Kazdal and company broadcasted gameplay of <i>Galak-Z</i> earlier this week as part of Raptr's Extra …

Google Play now drives 25% more downloads than iOS app store, has 50% the revenue

Google Play is continuing its inexorable overtaking of the App Store, with downloads now 25 percent higher, and app revenue that is slowly overtaking Apple’s sales.<p>The reason is exactly the same one that impacts iOS market share: international markets.<p>“The increase in Google Play’s downloads was …

UCWeb CEO Yu Yongfu on how mobile 'super apps' are taking over the globe

With over 400 million users around the globe, UCWeb is ready to make the jump from a mobile browser to a platform that supports its own app ecosystem. During last week’s GMIC event, we met up with UCWeb CEO Yu Yongfu to discuss the company’s rise as a “super app” and its plans for continued …

Oculus Rift confirmed for Android

<b>Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe has confirmed that a version of the headset compatible with Android will be launched as close as possible to the PC</b> …

Apple Reportedly Testing An Update For OS X Mavericks Mail App

Experiencing problems with Apple’s Mail application on OS X Mavericks, in particular with Gmail? Apple is aware of the issue and is testing an update to its Mail app internally among Apple employees and also with users in the company’s customer AppleSeed program, 9to5Mac reports.<p>The update, which …

Apple, Microsoft, Google, and others urge Congress to enact NSA reforms

Much as they did a month ago with a previous bill, several tech giants have signed on to an open letter in support of the recently-introduced USA Freedom Act. AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo all endorsed the bill, which would limit the FISA rules the NSA currently uses to justify …

Android 4.4 KitKat is out now

<b>Google's latest iteration of Android, 4.4 KitKat, has officially been released alongside the new Nexus 5 smartphone. The update should roll out to</b> …

General Motors Ramping Up The Cadillac Brand in China

General Motors aims to make Cadillac the next big status symbol in China, following up on the success of its Buick brand, which is a far bigger seller in China than the United States.<p>“We have talked in length about the plans with Cadillac in China,” said GM CFO Dan Ammann, in an Oct. 30 conference …

Barclays customers' anger as glitch affects ATMs

Barclays customers across the UK were unable to withdraw money from cash machines or access online and telephone banking for several hours on Thursday night.<p>Angry customers took to Twitter to vent their frustration with the loss of service. Some complained they had been left stranded because of the …

McDonald’s is taking its coffee war with Starbucks straight to your kitchen

McDonald’s has high hopes that the coffee it farms out at drive-thru windows can thrive in your home.<p>McDonald’s and Kraft Foods are planning to test McCafe-branded coffee at grocery and retail stores across the US starting in 2014, Reuters reports. The companies intend to sell three coffee products …

Ecomm Newcomer Greats Is Building A Brand On Sweet, Affordable Sneakers

Someone should probably go make a Wikipedia page for the “Warby Parker model,” since it has rapidly become the go-to business strategy for online retail startups.<p>The latest addition to the genus <i>Ecommerce Lowoverheadus</i> is Greats, a men’s footwear brand that launched in August. The name derives from …

The Curious Case Of Indian Businessman Subrata Roy

The ongoing battle between businessman Subrata Roy, founder of the group called Sahara India Pariwar and India’s stock market regulator, the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) took a fresh turn earlier this week.<p>India’s Supreme Court ordered two group companies, Sahara India Real Estate …

It's Hazardous For Individual Investors To Chase Twitter's IPO

Attention Individual Investors: You may not want to scramble and jump on Twitter’s IPO. Unless you are a professional trader, don’t be tempted.<p>This early, Twitter is a trader’s game primarily because the hype and hoopla surrounding the stock tend to obscure the fundamentals, including its growth …