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The Sad Story Behind Yahoo's Latest Startup Acquisition: Ptch

Business Insider has since learned from multiple sources that Yahoo paid $6.5 million for Ptch.<p>We've also learned that this wasn't really an acquihire - only three Ptch employees joined Yahoo, sources confirmed. Most importantly, it was a raw deal for most of Ptch's early employees who at one time …

Celebrity Swans: Awkward Adolescents Turned Smokin' Hot Stars

Joe Manganiello stopped by HuffPost Live this week to talk about his healthy lifestyle and his new book, "Evolution: The Cutting Edge Guide to Breaking Down Mental Walls and Building the Body You've Always Wanted." But it was the photo he shared of his teen days that got us thinking: Manganiello …

You'll Want To Start Holiday Shopping After Seeing This Week's Cheap Celeb Finds

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be behind us, but that doesn't mean there aren't still great deals to be had. This past week, our bank accounts took a hit (like we said, it was Cyber Monday), so lusting after designer duds seemed especially unrealistic.<p>But many of our favorite stars donned …

The Xbox One is the Ultimate Culmination of Microsoft's Vision

Now that the Xbox One has finally hit the market, one of Microsoft’s visions has almost come true. For years, the company has been trumpeting its long-term plan to have ‘three screens and a cloud‘ for its flagship products, but until recently it had failed to deliver due to ageing devices (the Xbox …

The Astronomical Hijinks of the Shortest Day of the Year

The solstice isn't for more than a week, but the earliest sunset of the year is already upon us. How's that possible?<p>If you live around latitude 42N—a well-populated latitude in North America and Europe, taking in Boston, Rome, and Vladivostok—today is the day you'll experience the earliest sunset …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

AT&T, T-Mobile Bring More Chaos To Phone Plans But Should You Care?

T-Mobile’s reign of chaos over the mobile phone industry seems to have no end. Although the carrier itself is only launching a single new plan that few here will likely find very interesting (more on that in a bit), its self-proclaimed “un-carrier” approach is apparently causing fits over at AT&T. …

Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …