China grants Qualcomm a ban on some iPhone sales

A Chinese court granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple that halts sales and imports of most iPhone models in the country. The court ruled that several devices, including iPhone X, violated two Qualcomm patents related to resizing photos and managing apps. The injunction reportedly affects iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus […]

Super Smash Bros Ultimate scores massive Nintendo Switch sales win for 2018

Super Smash Bros Ultimate has only been available for a short while but has already grabbed an impressive sales crown. The new Nintendo Switch games release is another killer exclusive from the industry giant and provides some much needed new content for the console going into the end of 2018. And for anyone who thought […]

‘It was made to seem like getting a haircut’: Patient says breast implant sales pitch glossed over risks

Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery in the world, with 10 million women opting for breast implants during the past decade. We took hidden cameras into the offices of three Toronto plastic surgeons to review how they explain and sell the procedure.

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 […]

Business Insider’s guide to the best Black Friday sales of 2018

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and you’re sitting at home eating cold pumpkin pie in your pajamas. Thanks to the internet, you can get a newly discounted flat screen TV on […]

US senators seek to stop weapons sales to Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder

A newly proposed bill in the US Senate would suspend the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and block refueling of Saudi warplanes bombing Yemen, as punishment for the death of a Washington Post columnist. A group of senators on the Foreign Relations Committee, led by Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey) and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) […]

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Clip Introduces Yesss, Announces Start of Ticket Sales

Do you love Wreck-It Ralph? Well, you’ll “heart” this new clip from the sequel. Disney has released a new Ralph Breaks the Internet clip which introduces Taraji P. Henson‘s internet-savvy character, Yesss, and marks the beginning of online ticket sales for the Disney animated comedy. Ralph Breaks the Internet Clip: Tickets on Sale Now The internet: you either […]

October 2018 U.S. Auto Sales: Last Month Brought More Treats than Tricks for Most Automakers

More mainstream brands saw year-over-year rises in sales volume last month than those who endured a sojourn into the red. It will surprise exactly no one to learn those who did earn sales growth largely did so on the backs of trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. Nowhere was this more apparent than at Genesis, a brand […]