Category Archive: Fortune

Venezuela Bolivar Worth Less Than ‘World of Warcraft’ Currency

Venezuela’s real world currency – the bolivar – is worth less than fake gold in Azeroth, the mythical setting of World of Warcraft. At least, that’s the case if you judge the black market… Continue reading

The Hotel Industry Is Becoming More High-Tech

The future hotel room is already here. Meet your robot butlers, mechanical mini-bar, and other high-tech gadgets hotels are starting to use. Read more at Fortune: The Hotel Industry Is Becoming More High-Tech

Home Internet: 6 Tools to Speed Up Your Connection

The bandwidth you pay for isn’t always the bandwidth you get. Read more at Home Internet: 6 Tools to Speed Up Your Connection

Wine: 5 Can’t Miss Bottles Under $50

When it comes to wine, price is no barometer of quality. Read more at Wine: 5 Can’t Miss Bottles Under $50

Collectors Grab Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Jacket, Elvis’s Underwear

Beatlemania is still running wild for music collectors. A handwritten page of lyrics by John Lennon titled “Being for the Benifit [sic] of Mr Kite!” was the top selling item at a Saturday… Continue reading

There’s a Huge Marketing Machine Around the ‘Angry Birds’ Movie – Fortune

If you’re feeling a bit of deja vu these days, it’s understandable. Six years ago, Angry Birds mania was at its peak, with people happily wearing t-shirts promoting the game as they walked… Continue reading

These Are The Best (and Worst) States to Grow Old

Florida and Arizona might be retirement hotspots due to their temperate climates, but when it comes to quality of life for senior citizens, they’re not all they’re cracked up to be. In fact,… Continue reading

Meghan Trainor’s Outrage over Altered Video Just Part of Music Game? – Fortune

It harder than ever to stand out in the music industry these days. So a little controversy can go a long way. Read more: Meghan Trainor’s Outrage over Altered Video Just Part of… Continue reading

MTV President Sean Atkins On How He’s Reversing Ratings Slide

Sean Atkins has a big job in front of him: As the new president of MTV, he has to make the network cool again. Read more: MTV President Sean Atkins On How He’s… Continue reading

Sen. Al Franken Takes Aim at Oculus Rift Privacy Policies

Online concerns about the Oculus Rift’s Terms of Service have made their way to the Capitol. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) sent a letter Thursday to Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, seeking clarification on how… Continue reading