Author: Sammy Bravo

Nintendo Wins Wii Fit Patents Following Lawsuit Settlement

Nintendo Wins Wii Fit Patents Following Lawsuit Settlement

A company tried to sue Nintendo for supposedly infringing on its patents with the Wii Fit. It lost, and now Nintendo has acquired those patents. InterAction Laboratories sued Nintendo in 2012 for patent infringement....

Here’s Why Tax Rates Should Vary With the Economy

Here’s Why Tax Rates Should Vary With the Economy

They say there are two certainties in life: death and taxes, but what is even more certain is that our current tax code is hated by pretty much everyone. On one side are low...

Want to Save Money? Stop Thinking About the Big Picture

Want to Save Money? Stop Thinking About the Big Picture

Many of us made a New Year’s resolution to save more money. Just like the resolutions to go to the gym more and eat better, though, our financial resolve will probably fall by the...

Apple and Samsung Will Try to Talk Out Their Legal Fight

Apple and Samsung Will Try to Talk Out Their Legal Fight

Apple and Samsung have agreed to hold a court-suggested mediation session in the next five weeks to try to talk out their legal disputes regarding smartphone patents. Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO...

T-Mobile Will Buy You Out of Your Wireless Contract: Here’s How the Math Adds Up

T-Mobile Will Buy You Out of Your Wireless Contract: Here’s How the Math Adds Up

T-Mobile today announced that it would pay up to $650 per line to get customers to switch away from competitors such as Verizon, Sprint and AT&T. Under the offer, customers who switch can get...

Kickstarter Projects Raked in $480M in 2013 for Biggest Year Ever

Kickstarter Projects Raked in $480M in 2013 for Biggest Year Ever

The crowdfunding website Kickstarter raised an average of $1,315,520 a day for a total of $480 million in 2013, making last year its biggest fundraising year yet, according to its annual report released today....

Diddy Gets Into the Tequila Business

Diddy Gets Into the Tequila Business

Rapper-cum-investor Sean “Diddy” Combs is now the proud part-owner of the luxury tequila brand DeLeón, which he and co-owner Diageo PLC hope to turn into a boutique brand. DeLeón is a pricey niche tequila...

7 Financial New Year’s Resolutions You Might Actually Keep

7 Financial New Year’s Resolutions You Might Actually Keep

New Year’s resolutions don’t change much. A the top of the list you’ll always find diet and exercise, spend more time with family, quit smoking or drinking, and save more money or get out...

Straight-Up Android on a Smartwatch: Hands On with the Omate TrueSmart

Straight-Up Android on a Smartwatch: Hands On with the Omate TrueSmart

Odds are that Omate’s TrueSmart is not the smartwatch of the future. It has none of the technology advancements that we’ve been hoping for, such as a battery-saving screen or an ultra-slim design, nor...

Feds Target Wall Street Over Post-Crisis Bonds Trading

Feds Target Wall Street Over Post-Crisis Bonds Trading

Federal regulators are investigating whether major Wall Street banks exploited the murky post-crisis financial environment to cheat clients and boost their profits, according to the Wall Street Journal. The investigation centers on whether banks deliberately...