Putting Nintendo Switch’s 8.2 million US Switch sales in context

This morning, Nintendo sent out one of its periodic brag-heavy business press releases, this time focusing on a strong start to the US holiday shopping season. In addition to updates on lifetime US sales for the 3DS family of systems (22 million), and recent Classic Edition systems (2.5 million for SNES Classic, 2 million for […]

Behave: Jaguar Putting Electric E-Type Into Production

The sexiest car ever built rides again, only this time it won’t emit pollutants from its slender, chrome tailpipes. Jaguar Land Rover Classic, the automaker’s parts and servicing arm for old British tin, has announced a production version of its 2017 E-Type Zero concept will be made available to buyers. Yes, this is the vehicle […]

Theresa May’s stalled Brexit negotiations are putting public safety at ‘serious and unnecessary risk’

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Lack of progress in Brexit negotiations putting UK public at “at serious and unnecessary risk,” according to MPs. The report said there is a “serious risk” that crucial aspects of security co-operation will end after Brexit because both sides are refusing to budge on their “political red lines.” It said Theresa May […]

4 charts show why putting tariffs on your allies is a bad idea

Evan Vucci/AP US tariffs on all steel and aluminum imports proposed by the Trump administration have begun disputes with some of America’s oldest allies.  Europeans, Canadians and Mexicans buy more American goods and services than anyone else in the world. Canada supplied more than a quarter of all US steel, aluminum and iron imports in […]

Microsoft is trying to become the ‘Netflix of Gaming,’ putting it on the path to $1 trillion (MSFT)

YouTube/Xbox Microsoft could soon finish developing the next big thing in gaming.  Some on Wall Street haven’t appreciated Microsoft’s gaming potential, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss.  The gaming business is seeing a shift away from hardware and into software and streaming, which is in Microsoft’s wheelhouse. That puts Microsoft on the path to […]