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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Administration

Medicare Reformer Offers his Resignation

Medicare: Why A Medicare Reformer Resigned? A Medicare reformer recently offered his resignation. Medicare pays up to 80% of what private insurance companies pay doctors in the United States.

Apr 23 2014, 8:22am CDT

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

Davos Dispatch: Tech Titans On Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform

Tech Titans Talk Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform in Davos Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the digital landscape: bandwidth, privacy, data and business transformation. The speakers were Randall...

Jan 22 2014, 4:12am CST

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes Two weeks ago, 60 Minutes aired a 14-minute segment called “The Cleantech Crash.” The segment was not well-received by the cleantech industry. Climate Progress dismissed it as a “hit job.” Cleantechnica called the...

Jan 22 2014, 3:33am CST

Omaha explosion leaves 2 dead, 10 injured

Omaha explosion leaves 2 dead, 10 injured A factory in Omaha exploded on Monday morning, leaving two people dead. The cause of the explosion has yet to be identified.

Jan 20 2014, 10:28pm CST

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmarole comes during a time when the federal government and the state department are E-filing.

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

Gun-Toting At The IRS

Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...

Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST

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Tech industry: Obama's NSA reforms 'insufficient' Tech industry group calls Obama's NSA speech 'thoughtful, but insufficient' SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology companies and industry groups took President Barack Obama's speech on U.S. surveillance as a step...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST

Medicare Cuts May Prove Detrimental

Medicare Budgetary Cuts May Prove Detrimental After Obamacare got rolling, the budgetary cuts in Medicare may ultimately prove to be detrimental. This tug of war is bound to occur as various medical insurance schemes via for funds.

Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A third fossil, a third nuclear and a third renewable would be sustainable and ethical. Having...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

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FDA OKs mental disability blood test for infants FDA approves novel genetic test that screens infants for predictors of mental handicaps WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday cleared a first-of-a-kind blood test that can help...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01pm CST

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Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

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AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government's control of phone data...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST

Lauren Tannehill Left Rifle in Rented Vehicle

Lauren Tannehill Left Rifle in Rented Vehicle The wife of Miami Dolphins Quarterback, Ryan Tannehill made a small blunder when she mistakenly left a rifle behind in the car she had rented. Lauren Tannehill out of sheer forgetfulness left behind the weapon inside the backseat of the vehicle. It shocked the lady who rented the car after her.

Jan 17 2014, 6:19am CST

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies? World leaders are about to gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss how to feed the global energy appetite with the cleanest fuels and the most modern tools. Questions are bound to crop up involving whether to use more advanced...

Jan 17 2014, 5:41am CST

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional benefit that outweighs the added risks for liver injury.

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) — The top cybersecurity officer for the Health and Human Services Department said he was...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts Banks worldwide may not like FATCA, the massive American disclosure law. But most banks everywhere are still lining up to comply. After all, if foreign banks don’t hand over American account holder details, they can...

Jan 16 2014, 12:56am CST

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800 The massive data breach at Target during the 2013 holiday shopping season which the retailer now admits affected from 70 to 110 million customers used an inexpensive “off the shelf” malware available online for as...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11pm CST

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Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media LIMA, Peru (AP) — An opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy “Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy,” wrote Aimee Groth in Quartz. “Gurus Gone Wild” wrote my fellow...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Early ObamaCare Exchange Demographics Worse Than Under RomneyCare in Massachusetts In 2007

Early ObamaCare Exchange Demographics Worse Than Under RomneyCare in Massachusetts In 2007 On occasion a chart can be worth more than a blog post with 1,000 words. Since many point to Massachusetts as a harbinger of what is ahead under the ACA, here is some contrasting data to consider. While Massachusetts is...

Jan 14 2014, 11:56pm CST

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Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children Energy drinks have been linked to numerous health problems including heart palpitations, headache, anxiety, vomiting, dizziness, and even deaths. Two lawyers are now working together to battle the market's biggest energy drink maker.

Jan 14 2014, 10:19pm CST

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling? Peter Shumlin, the Democratic governor of Vermont, brought heroin addiction to the front burner of national news by devoting his entire State of the State address last week to his state’s dramatic increase in heroin...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water It’s no secret that electricity generation requires substantial amounts of water, and different energy sources require varying amounts of water. Nor is it a surprise that Texas and other areas in the West and Southwest...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

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Appeals court sets aside Internet rules Appeals court sets aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to Internet WASHINGTON (AP) — In a setback for the Obama administration's goal of Internet openness, a federal appeals court...

Jan 14 2014, 1:26pm CST

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Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST

"Bangkok shutdown" campaign begins

"Bangkok shutdown" campaign begins Thousands of protesters attended the so-called "Bangkok shutdown" campaign on Monday. Although peaceful, many fear that civil war is coming.

Jan 14 2014, 1:53am CST

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who habitually defraud the government.  I bet it would be off-the-charts positive, as they look for...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

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Fast Track Bill Presented But Progress On Trade Requires The President Stand Up To Detroit <div> Last Thursday, legislation to restore “fast track” trade promotion authority was introduced in Congress.  The grant of that authority is widely considered necessary to complete and ratify the Trans-Pacific...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected' On January 9, health insurance bellwether Humana formally announced something that industry observers have long suspected: that healthy and young people don’t think Obamacare’s insurance plans are a good deal for them....

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

Target Breach More Devastating than Expected

Target Breach More Devastating than Expected Target took the incident a little too lightly in the beginning. Yet now it is seriously thinking about confronting the security and data breach which occurred recently. That is because the damage done to its reputation by hackers is far more devastating than expected.

Jan 10 2014, 1:23pm CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare? This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from receiving subsidized health insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges. “Americans are...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am 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 16. Russia is no stranger to hosting high-profile global events; it hosted the 1980 Summer...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology While most of the country endured the polar vortex this week, the annual tech vortex known 2014 Consumer Electronics Show took over Las Vegas. I took a pre-Show tour of the International CES floor Monday, and witnessed...

Jan 8 2014, 6:41pm CST

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money In a conversation I had with the brilliant small business consultant Michael Gerber 10 years ago, he told me, “…the whole entrepreneurial environment is created by an optimistic view, a young view, a youthful view of...

Jan 8 2014, 10:01am CST