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Google buys DeepMind

Google buys DeepMind

Google is acquiring an artificial intelligence company called DeepMind Technologies.  The terms of the deal were undisclos...

Jan 27 2014, 2:04am CST

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

PC maker Lenovo Group buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion BEIJING (AP) — China's Lenovo Group is buying part of I...

Jan 23 2014, 4:01am CST

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi?

With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will ne...

Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia ha...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST

SeatGeek Ticket Platform Jumps 10% After Strangling Its Competition

SeatGeek Ticket Platform Jumps 10% After Strangling Its Competition

About three months after skewering a competitor on its acquisition-spear, ticket search firm SeatGeek is seeing a 10% jump in t...

Jan 21 2014, 1:23pm CST

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

Start-Up Nation topped the charts in 2013. The value of all successful exits in the Israeli technology market in 2013 reached a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:26pm CST

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays

There are few problems harder in technology than bringing a new type of display to market. Since the invention of television an...

Jan 20 2014, 9:17am CST

I4U news

Should Digital Health Startups Prioritize Eyeballs or Revenue?

The good news, I guess, is that the well-worn “eyeballs versus revenue” debate – a dialog that has beset the tech world for yea...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm CST

I4U news

Google builds a 'Nest' for future of smart homes

Google counts on latest acquisition to open doors as homes get smarter in digital world SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products

Business data stalwart Dun & Bradstreet has been delivering business intelligence to corporations for well over 100 years b...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Iran Says "Tall, White" Space Aliens Control America

Iran Says "Tall, White" Space Aliens Control America

Documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden conclusively prove that the has been ruled by a race of tall, white space...

Jan 13 2014, 10:31pm CST

Nest Gives Google Its Next Big Data Play: Energy

Nest Gives Google Its Next Big Data Play: Energy

When Google bought Motorola in 2012, its mandate was to get more millions people on the mobile web. Now with its $3.2 billion p...

Jan 13 2014, 5:51pm CST

Cloud Sherpas Shows Just How Lucrative Moving Organizations To The Cloud Is

Cloud Sherpas Shows Just How Lucrative Moving Organizations To The Cloud Is

Around four years ago I met a small company that focused on helping large organizations transition to the Google Apps suite of...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business

Zendesk. Autotask. Freshdesk. These are three great little companies that make three excellent help desk/customer service manag...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

The Russian city of Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics from Feb. 7 to Feb. 23 and the Paralympics from March 7 to March 1...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

The intensity of competition in an industry is neither a matter of coincidence nor bad luck Michael Porter, Competitive Strate...

Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tyche (mobile robot platform) from AIBrain Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tyche (mobile robot platform) from AIBrain Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tyche (mobile robot platform) from AIBrain Inc...

Jan 8 2014, 12:31pm 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 compan...

Jan 8 2014, 12:31pm CST

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction

 The Wall Street Journal on Saturday had a front page article on the White House initiative to create a new agency to manage la...

Jan 7 2014, 7:26pm CST

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? At $6,800, it is probably cheaper than you thought. This money will buy you a...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16am CST

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Seth Goldman was born to do this As Co-Founder and CEO of Honest Tea, his picture is in the dictionary next to the word tenacit...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

Five Reasons California's Energy Efficiency Plan Flopped

Five Reasons California's Energy Efficiency Plan Flopped

On paper, Energy Upgrade California looks like a sure winner. Under the program, California utilities have been offering quali...

Jan 6 2014, 11:46am CST

I4U news

Top VCs Predict Where They'll Invest Their Money In 2014

With the new year on the minds of tech companies and investors alike, it’s time to look back on 2013′s startup crazes and forec...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014

Corning’s revenues from its display business are expected to increase in the coming year driven by growing demand for larger di...

Dec 30 2013, 4:01pm CST

Why Apple Should Buy China's Xiaomi

Why Apple Should Buy China's Xiaomi

Let me be clear from the beginning. I don’t have any information regarding whether Xiaomi — China’s low-cost smartphone maker –...

Dec 29 2013, 10:36am CST

Use the New Year to Improve Your Behavioral Fitness at Work

Use the New Year to Improve Your Behavioral Fitness at Work

This article is by Lee Newman, dean of innovation and behavior at IE Business School, dean of IE’s School of Social and Behavio...

Dec 26 2013, 9:51am 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...

Dec 23 2013, 3:31pm CST

With $1.5B Responsys Buy, Oracle Aims Right At Adobe, Salesforce In War For Cloud

With $1.5B Responsys Buy, Oracle Aims Right At Adobe, Salesforce In War For Cloud

On Thursday, Oracle announced positive quarterly earnings results that beat Wall Street estimates. The next day, it declared wa...

Dec 23 2013, 2:31pm CST

The Impact Of Facebook's Secondary Stock Offering

The Impact Of Facebook's Secondary Stock Offering

Facebook is planning a follow-on stock offering of 70 million shares. The company will issue 27 million new shares and another...

Dec 23 2013, 2:11pm CST

Spinning The Wheels At International Game Technology

Spinning The Wheels At International Game Technology

Forbes Dividend Investor subscribers received this hotline on December 11. Investing in gambling-related stocks may seem like...

Dec 23 2013, 12:57pm CST

The Gift of Foreign Language: It's One Most Americans Still Need

The Gift of Foreign Language: It's One Most Americans Still Need

Language learning programs proliferate these days, both online and in traditional classrooms, yet most Americans – almost three...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am 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 g...

Dec 23 2013, 8:36am CST

Defending Your Money

Defending Your Money

We are at war. The war I’m talking about doesn’t use those cute, bloodless drones that wreak havoc on foreign soil…or deliver A...

Dec 22 2013, 8:11am CST

No Margin of Error: E-tailers Scramble to Please Holiday Shoppers

No Margin of Error: E-tailers Scramble to Please Holiday Shoppers

Internet retailers are taking an ever-growing bite out of traditional store sales. But their position with buyers is precarious...

Dec 20 2013, 4:51pm CST

Blackberry Gives Glimpses Of Turnaround Strategy

Blackberry Gives Glimpses Of Turnaround Strategy

Like others reporting news on Blackberry, usually an easy butt of jokes, I was prepared for the worst, or best if you like joke...

Dec 20 2013, 2:31pm CST

I4U news

Return to Cinda: What Does Its IPO Say About China's Financial Reform?

What to make of the recent IPO in Hong Kong by one of China’s so-called “bad banks”? Cinda Asset Management Company raised US$2...

Dec 20 2013, 2:21pm CST

Yahoo Acquires Evntlive

Yahoo Acquires Evntlive, A Live Concert Streaming Startup

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer has added quite a bunch of acquisitions to her shopping list. The latest acquisition is called Evntlive a...

Dec 7 2013, 7:08am CST

Apple Gets Full Access to Data from Twitter by Buying Topsy

Apple Gets Full Access to Data from Twitter by Buying Topsy

By acquiring social media data company Topsy, Apple gains total access to Twitter data that Google does not have any more...

Dec 6 2013, 7:42am CST