Grammys Taxes and the IRS The Grammys award show is a big production, which GRAMMY.com calls Music’s Biggest Night. Awards are coveted for their status and industry recognition, but they can increase performer earnings too. On the...
Jan 27 2014, 5:00am CST
Google buys DeepMind Google is acquiring an artificial intelligence company called DeepMind Technologies. The terms of the deal were undisclosed, but sources with Re/Code report that it was worth around $400 million. DeepMind...
Jan 27 2014, 2:04am CST
Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...
Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST
Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4 While the Xbox One is not an ordinary device, it has been facing some serious competition from Sony’s PS4. The challenge is for real and Microsoft will have to shape up or ship out.
Jan 25 2014, 3:28pm CST
Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the dark web drug market didn’t disappear. It splintered into smaller markets. And now a new site...
Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST
Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). As a refresher, AdSense automatically fills unsold ad space inventory for quick and easy...
Jan 24 2014, 8:11am CST
Tax Filing Procedure Complicated It is tax return filing season and, although things will hopefully work out just fine in the end, various issues have cropped up along the way. Besides the governmental shutdown some time back another glitch which makes the procedure even more complicated is imitation sites that charge for free form filing.
Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST
Newcastle Brown Ale Mocking Super Bowl Ad is Hilarious As you know no other beer brand than Anheuser-Busch InBev owned ones are allowed to advertise at the Super Bowl. Other beer brands only are left with trying to tie themselves to the Super Bowl in other ways. Newcastle Brown Ale just released a very funny campaign titled: If We Made It.
Jan 24 2014, 4:14am CST
Beats Music Fixing Faults Beats Music streaming service got off to such a popular start that it left it with issues that had to be solved. The experts at the source are fixing the faults while many customers are being forced to wait for sign up. The execs at the top are giving their reassurance to the clientele that everything is in control and matters will be resolved soon.
Jan 24 2014, 4:09am CST
New Take on Google Glass I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass. Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Glass personally. I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....
Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST
Super Bowl 2014 Ads start Buzzing Here we go. The first Super Bowl 2014 ads are online and also lots of great Super Bowl Ad teasers start to create buzz online.
Jan 23 2014, 7:30am CST
How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...
Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST
Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...
Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST
iPhone 5S Shipping Times Improve to 1-3 Days for All Models Apple has reduced the shipping times for its iPhone 5S models in many countries. Apple is now shipping iPhone 5S within 1-3 business days in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East.
Dec 6 2013, 6:05am CST
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