(Hot Trends article updated with new information on Intel thriving in the semiconductor sector.)NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Semiconductors is a trending topic on Yahoo today after Intel ( INTC) announced quarterly results on Tuesday that blew away estimates. The company reported a 34% revenue gain to $10.8 billion for the second quarter. On Wednesday, Intel shares closed at $21.36, up 1.7%. CEO Paul Otellini cited strong corporate demand and deemed it "the best quarter in the company's 42-year history."
Old Spice is a hot search topic today thanks to a blistering social media push from the Procter & Gamble ( PG)-owned brand. Isaiah Mustafa, the star of the brand's recent buzz-generating commercials, pulled in viewers to his Twitter and YouTube pages by promising to respond to comments from fans. "Today could be just like the other 364 days you log into twitter, or maybe the Old Spice man shows up," wrote Mustafa, a former NFL player, on Tuesday. Since then, Old Spice has posted more than 100 videos on the brand's YouTube page featuring Mustafa's now iconic character responding to questions from fans.
Steinbrenner is a commonly searched topic today following the death of the Yankees owner on Tuesday. George Steinbrenner died around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning after suffering a massive heart attack.
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