NBCSN's full-day coverage on Saturday (9 AM-midnight ET) drew 1.8 million viewers - up 45% from the comparable day in 2012. If it boosts audiences for the Olympics, it'll also help Comcast recoup some of the $4.4 billion that NBC paid for the US broadcast rights over six years.
Tesla delivered a total of 14,402 new vehicles in the quarter ending in June, and exited the quarter after producing 18,345 cars . Musk used the call to detail Tesla's finances - the Palo Alto electric auto company saw second quarter losses climb 59 percent from the same period a year earlier to $293 million.
Last week, we dropped a leak that showed the new Gear VR headset before primetime. On its Next Every Year plan - in which you can grab a new phone after paying 12 months of fees, rather than 24 - it'll go for $36.67 per month for 24 months.
Analysts expected Facebook to post earnings of about 57 cents per share. After the company has announced good second-quarter earnings, Facebook stock reaches record high. Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergSteve Jennings/GettyFacebook just smashed its Q2 earnings. Facebook is faring better in the shift toward mobile and video compared to its long-time rival, Twitter , which revealed its slowest growth in quarterly revenue in three years .
Microsoft is preparing to release its update on August 2, named windows 10 anniversary update. Within the update will be a slew of security rollouts, some improvements for Windows and Xbox gaming , and feature updates to Edge , Ink, and Cortana.
KitGuru Says: Microsoft's goal of 1 billion devices seemed very ambitious but the lack of exciting Windows Phone launches has really held things back. Microsoft will also stop giving free Windows 10 download and upgrade on July 29. The new Skype app will replace the existing Skype desktop app, along with calling and messaging apps that were bundled with the original release of Windows 10 .