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Dyson Vacuums to Make Robot Vacuums

Dyson Vacuums to Make Robot Vacuums Dyson vacuums are to acquire robotic tendencies by making robot vacuums, thanks to the plans put into place by the company founder Sir James Dyson.

Apr 19 2014, 4:52am CDT

Apple in Talks to Acquire 55% Stake in Renesas SP Drivers for $479M

Apple in Talks to Acquire 55% Stake in Renesas SP Drivers for $479M Apple Incorporated is in close talks to acquire 55% stakes in the Japanese chipmaker Renesas SP Drivers. It will be shelling out $479 million for the company which will be a crucial asset in its arsenal.

Apr 2 2014, 7:48am CDT

Yahoo Japan to Acquire telco eAccess from Softbank for $3.2 Billion

Yahoo Japan to Acquire telco eAccess from Softbank for $3.2 Billion Yahoo Japan today announced to buy Japanese wireless provider telco eAccess from Softbank for $3.2 billion.

Mar 27 2014, 12:56pm CDT

Facebook Said to Acquire Titan Aerospace

Facebook Said to Acquire Solar Drone Maker Titan Aerospace for $60M Facebook is looking forward to acquiring Titan Aerospace, the manufacturer of drones. It wants to copy Google’s Project Loon and provide Internet access in remote areas of the world.

Mar 4 2014, 2:12am CST

Rakuten to Acquire Viber for $900 Million

Rakuten to Acquire Viber for $900 Million The Japanese behemoth is to acquire Viber for a cool $900 million. Rakuten is the Japanese equivalent of Jeff Bezos’ Amazon. It will be quite a feather in its cap once the takeover is finalized.

Feb 14 2014, 5:58am CST

Lenovo to Acquire Google's Motorola Mobility for $2.91 Billion

Lenovo to Acquire Google's Motorola Mobility for $2.91 Billion The Chinese giant, Lenovo has acquired Motorola Mobility from Google. It has paid a price of $2.91 billion for the startup which Google wasn’t profiting from. It is hoped Lenovo will put it to better use.

Jan 30 2014, 9:31am CST

Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook

Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook Google has just acquired the artificial intelligence setup DeepMind. The bargain was finalized for a cool $400 million. Google outbid Facebook and now has a valuable acquisition that may one day allow thinking on a human scale.

Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST

Google buys DeepMind

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

CES 2015 News
Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise

Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.

Jan 23 2014, 11:43pm CST

Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion

Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.

Jan 23 2014, 2:43pm CST

Should Microsoft Acquire Yahoo For $53 Billion?

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion? The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created by combining their media assets. As he said back then, “We have great respect for Yahoo!,...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job I met Melanie Feldman in December 2012 when she was compiling stories for BOLD: Get Noticed and Get Hired. Partly inspired by an article I wrote for Forbes titled “Success Stories About People Getting Business Jobs In...

Jan 16 2014, 10:06am CST

Rockstar Promises Swift Justice For GTA Online Cheaters

Rockstar Promises Swift Justice For GTA Online Cheaters Some of the players in Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer component of GTA 5, have pulled off an impressive heist. Unfortunately, it’s not the kind of heist that developer Rockstar approves of. The game...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

Monster Drinks Face Challenges

Monster Drinks Face Challenges Despite High Sales The cost price of Monster drinks has skyrocketed so that it is currently three billion dollars richer than in previous times. However, the company faces challenges despite a high sales volume. The effects on health are a major hurdle for the beverage firm.

Jan 15 2014, 4:52am CST

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Charter to bid below $135 a share for TW Cable Charter in pursuit of Time Warner Cable, willing to make cash-and-stock offer of up to $38B NEW YORK (AP) — Cable TV operator Charter Communications wants to buy the much larger Time Warner Cable in a cash...

Jan 13 2014, 4:41pm CST

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months. Last year Ford spokesperson Mike Rowe started using the word “fresh” to describe features...

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling With all the negativity and skepticism swirling around the SEC’s recent proposition to liberalize the laws of equity crowdfunding, it’s time for some contrarian content that sheds some more positive light on the topic...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development After the end of the fiscal year, many companies ask employees to complete self-evaluations. These self-evaluations are then reviewed by the employee’s manager and, often times, included in the employee’s annual...

Jan 13 2014, 2:51am CST

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work 14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work Downtime is a rare in most workplaces — but there’s a good chance you’ll experience a slow day every once in a while. (If you’re reading this at work, you might be having one today...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake The following guest post is by Frederic Kerrest, co-founder and COO of Okta. Many startups experienced successful exits in 2013. Others crumbled to the ground. A common cause for those failures? Exhibiting hubris. It’s...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

More API Movements - Apigee Buys

More API Movements - Apigee Buys I wrote just the other day about how the API management world is fundamentally changing – as large vendors acquire small companies doing API management (witness Intel’s acquisition of Mashery and CA Technologies buying...

Jan 8 2014, 12:31pm CST

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius Eccentric CEOs are a rare breed even in the cutting-edge world of technology, but T-Mobile boss John Legere is one of them, and that may prove an advantage for a company eager to lure customers from AT&T and Verizon...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

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2014 State of Marketing: Email Flood Despite Rise Of Mobile And Social Today, Salesforce.com released its Exacttarget Marketing Cloud 2014 State of Marketing study that polled over 2,600 mid- to senior-level marketing managers cross all industries.  67 percent of marketers say their number...

Jan 7 2014, 10:46am CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014 In a market environment where “hot buys” always make the headlines, often the best advice an investor can get is when to actually sell a stock. The following 14 investments are over ripe according to leading investment...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

30 Under 30: The Best Of Art And Style

30 Under 30: The Best Of Art And Style 2014 30 under 30: Art & Style When my colleague Hannah Elliott and I started researching Forbes’ third annual 30 Under 30 list of up-and-coming superstars in the category of Art & Style, we knew we had a lot of...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave of bail-outs and pork barrel “stimulus” outlays pushed the budget to more than $3.6...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

Apple Begins 2014 Acquisition Spree With Buyout of Camera App Creator SnappyLabs

Apple Begins 2014 Acquisition Spree With Buyout of Camera App Creator SnappyLabs Apple, which went on a buying binge last year,  kicked off its 2014 acquisition spree with the buyout of SnappyLabs, creator of the SnappyCam app which allows the iPhone’s camera to take fast high-resolution photos. The...

Jan 5 2014, 2:51pm CST

I4U news

FireEye and Mandiant Deal Combining Of Exceptional Companies FireEye sure delivered good news last night. It announced that 4Q13 revenue will be $1 million to $6 million higher than expected at between $55 million to $57 million. Full year 2013 will be $3 million to $5 million...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

Welcome To Age 50: Top Work And Purpose Tips

Welcome To Age 50: Top Work And Purpose Tips 11 Steps To Happiness At Work As the last of the boomers begin to hit the half-century mark in January, we offer 50 tips for turning 50. Watch for our series each day this week, covering money, relationships, health,...

Jan 2 2014, 10:11am CST

Nevermind Amazon Prime Drones, Google Has Future Delivery Vehicle With Uber

Nevermind Amazon Prime Drones, Google Has Future Delivery Vehicle With Uber Amazon’s recent announcement around drone delivery captured the world’s attention. It is a creative idea. But, as Chris Anderson, founder of 3D Robotics (and also the creative mind that has propelled Wired, TED, DIY...

Dec 31 2013, 11:56am CST

Netflix To Subscribers: We Love You Just The Way You Are

Netflix To Subscribers: We Love You Just The Way You Are As Netflix CEO Reed Hastings indicated in his company’s public strategic statement  months ago, they will continue to do war against linear TV watching. The company has been unbundling  TV technically in time and in...

Dec 30 2013, 6:11am CST

I4U news

The Apple And Microsoft Backed Rockstar Starts To Find Problems With Its Patent Portfolio As we all know there was something of a frenzy a couple of years back to pick up portfolios of smartphone patents. One part of that was the purchase of the Nortel patents stash by Rockstar, the Apple and Microsoft...

Dec 25 2013, 5:21am CST

Is College a Sucker Bet?

Is College a Sucker Bet? I’m proud to say that I’m the father of highly accomplished identical twin high school senior daughters, and like their friends and more than three million other 12th graders around the nation, they’ve just experienced...

Dec 23 2013, 3:31pm CST

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10 Payments And Commerce Predictions For 2014 The following guest post is by Henry Helgeson, the CEO and co-founder of Merchant Warehouse, a recognized leader in payment processing technologies. 2013 was a big year for the mobile commerce space, with major...

Dec 23 2013, 12:16pm CST

2013 Was The Year Everything Went Right For Lockheed Martin's F-35 Fighter

2013 Was The Year Everything Went Right For Lockheed Martin's F-35 Fighter Thirteen is looking like the F-35 fighter’s lucky number.  After struggling for a dozen years to make program realities match government expectations, in 2013 prime contractor Lockheed Martin saw everything come...

Dec 23 2013, 8:36am CST

My Diabolical Plan To Become Google's CEO

My Diabolical Plan To Become Google's CEO You read that right. CEO. Chief. Evil. Officer. I love Google’s products. I’ve deconstructed its strategy – and written reports on it. But even Google can’t grow forever. Eventually, it will need a dollop of evil to...

Dec 21 2013, 8:06am CST