January 2017

Apple Reports Record Q1 Earnings, Boosted By iPhone Sales

Apple reported better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday for the fiscal first quarter. Along with record quarterly revenue of $78.4 billion — up from $75.9 billion during the same period last year — the tech giant reported earnings per diluted share of $3.36. Tim Cook credited strong iPhone sales over the holidays…





How Reservations.com Grew Traffic 172% YoY

Reservations.com offers a variety of choices, from the most popular hotel to the least expensive. The site even allows ads to run that enable travelers to compare prices on Tripadvisor, Hotels.com and Kayak.


The Bachelor fantasy league, week five: love and violence

Love’s a game and this year we’re playing. For the full rules and intellectual justification of The Verge Bachelor Fantasy League please see this explanatory post. For a little background on why this is poised to be the best-ever season of The Bachelor, see this essay by culture editor Chris…


Ocado reveals the fruit of its automation labour, a robotic hand prototype

Online UK supermarket Ocado has lifted the lid on an automated robotic hand that it is working on with Disney and EU universities that could one day change how its warehouses are operated. While its common knowledge that retailers, most prominently perhaps Amazon, are looking to streamline their processes with…