Notwithstanding the initial reports of a less-than-overwhelming Droid reception, the opening weekend sales of the Motorola Droid were notably substantial - with the Verizon Wireless stores having sold approximately 100,000 Droids, and some stores almost having sold out of the newly-released smartphone!
Sprint Nextel, with the aim to save as much as $350 Million annually, has announced that it will be cutting up-to 2,500 jobs for the current quarter. In the current financially troubling times, companies all over have been forced to take such decision, but Sprint might just end up hurting itself even more with the lay-offs.
In a deal which has cost Electronic Arts $275 million in cash, the giant video games maker has acquired Playfish, creator of popular social networking games like "Who Has the Biggest Brain" and "Pet Society". With the acquisition, EA is now looking to break into the online gaming scene, as dwindling customer confidence has hurt off-the-shelves video games sales.