Top 10 Album Sales Week Ending 8/22/11…Jay and Ye Still Hold “The Throne”!!

Another week, another top spot for Jay and Kanye. The pair see “Watch the Throne” hold number one for the second week since its debut, moving an additional 177,000 units. This brings the grand total to 613,000..aka…the boys have gone gold! Congrats!! How long do you think it will take for platinum status?? I say about 6 weeks. Time will only tell!! Hit the jump for the rest of the top 10 on this week’s Billboard charts. Marisa Mendez

Tech Talk News: Shipments of Apple’s iPhone Jumped 142%

Research firm IDC released its latest Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report on Thursday and revealed that shipments of Apple’s iPhone jumped 142% over the same period last year. Samsung’s shipments rose 10% year-over year, ZTE saw a 36% increase in shipments and LG’s shipments dropped 18.9%. @TatWZA @YungJohnnybravo

TechTalk News: Apple Will Be #1 Again!!!!

According to Digitimes, Apple will surpass HP as the #1 notebook vendor in the world in 2012, but this would be true if the figures included tablet sales. @yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Japan’s new cars sales reportedly plummet to lowest since 1968

The March 11 earthquake and tsunami has wreaked havoc on Japanese automakers’ ability to build new vehicles, while also shuttering many suppliers that automakers around the world count on for production. Integrity Imports reports the devastating natural disaster has thrown a massive wrench in auto sales as well. @funkmasterflex

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