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Carl's Jr. Super Bowl 2015 Ad stars Charlotte McKinney

Carl's Jr. Super Bowl 2015 Ad stars Charlotte McKinney

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Beer Run stars a Clydesdale

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Beer Run stars a Clydesdale

Microsoft's HoloLens starts the Era of Holographic Computing

HoloLens starts the Era of Holographic Computing

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Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad Lost Dog Teaser Released

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Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557

Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557 Barring a weather event of epic proportions (more on that in a bit), Super Bowl XLVIII will be played a week from today at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. By now, the hype—whether it’s the Seahawks’ Richard Sherman, or...

Jan 27 2014, 2:06am CST

Notorious Revenge Pornster charged with Hacking Notorious 'revenge' pornster charged with plot to hack email to get nude photos LOS ANGELES (AP) — A notorious "revenge porn" website operator and another California man have been charged with stealing nude photos from...

Jan 24 2014, 1:12am CST

Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality

Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality I’m not the first person to say that if you want to get Americans to care about an issue, hit them in their pocketbooks. Which is why Netflix—purveyor of fine streaming content to more than 40 million Americans, and...

Jan 23 2014, 4:04am CST

Apple's Stock Buyback And Dividend Outlook: Don't Expect Much Of An Increase Apple plans to report its December quarter results on Monday, January 27, and holds its shareholder meeting on Friday, February 28. Tim Cook said on the September quarter results conference call that “we will announce...

Jan 22 2014, 9:21am CST

Microsoft Pays Youtubers To Promote Xbox One?

Microsoft Pays Youtubers To Promote Xbox One? Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One are already locked in one of the biggest mainstream marketing battles in the world right now, but it appears the one of those companies may be employing some less traditional means.

Jan 21 2014, 2:50am CST

The Sad Case Of Sony's Locked Sony Xperia Z1S Bootloader On T-Mobile

The Sad Case Of Sony's Locked Sony Xperia Z1S Bootloader On T-Mobile The news that T-Mobile USA will be locking the bootloader of the Sony Xperia Z1S (a custom variant of Sony’s flagship Android handset the Xperia Z1) is a surprise to me for two reasons. The first is Sony’s declaration...

Jan 21 2014, 2:46am CST

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...

Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST

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Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST

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NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't President Obama gave a speech this morning outlining changes to be implemented in the NSA phone record surveillance program. The reforms are a result of an in-depth investigation into NSA intelligence gathering...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why As Day Z racks up a million sales in four weeks, Steam once again demonstrates its ability to make a game – even when its creator is warning casual players not to buy it yet. Dead Reckoning PC Gamers understand the...

Jan 17 2014, 12:41pm CST

Google Reveals New Product: 'Smart' Contact Lenses

Google Reveals New Product: 'Smart' Contact Lenses Google “glucose” right now, and you’ll find a slew of results with Google in the header. This is because Google is getting into a new market: Diabetes. The company has just revealed a new method for monitoring glucose,...

Jan 17 2014, 10:11am CST

Smart Contact Lenses? Leave It To Google

Smart Contact Lenses? Leave It To Google If you Google “blood sugar” right now, you’ll find a slew of results with Google in the header. This is because Google is getting into a new market: Diabetes. The company has just revealed a new method for monitoring...

Jan 17 2014, 9:21am CST

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation Many observers feel that energy storage has the potential to be one of the ‘next big things.’ A number of companies are working hard at developing and deploying storage technologies, and raising money as well.  Stem – a...

Jan 17 2014, 9:21am CST

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women One of the largest studies ever conducted on the long-term effects of alcohol consumption suggests that heavy drinking is linked to significant cognitive decline in middle-aged men. The brains of women, however, seem to...

Jan 16 2014, 10:46pm CST

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wearable technology was supposedly the hottest new thing. A wide array of companies introduced headsets, activity monitors and smartwatches to compete...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

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Web Performance Is User Experience By Lara Swanson Think about how you search for things on the web. How quick are you to close a tab and go to the next search engine result if a site takes too long to load? Now consider doing that on your phone while...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formation in the Universe is around a hundred times lower than it was five billion years ago. Using...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off.

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off. We figure that one in three of you are pretty concerned about this because, as it turns out, the cyber attack on personal and credit/debit card information previously reported by Target to have included 40 million...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer?

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer? Until yesterday I was hopeful about the future of the music business. Today not so much. All the indicators and predictions showed the growth of music streaming to not only offset the decrease in download sales, but...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Jim Beam Acquired

Jim Beam Acquired The Japanese company, Suntory has acquired famous whiskey maker Jim Beam for $13.6 billion. The quality and image of the product is slated to remain pretty much the same despite the change in ownership.

Jan 14 2014, 4:04am CST

Jim Beam Acquired by Suntory

Jim Beam Acquired by Suntory for $13.6 Billion The Japanese company, Suntory has acquired famous whiskey maker Jim Beam for $13.6 billion. The quality and image of the product is slated to remain pretty much the same despite the change in ownership.

Jan 14 2014, 2:08am CST

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Fox Sports tests weather gadgets for Super Bowl Fox Sports testing out weather-related gadgets for use at Super Bowl PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fox Sports has a few weather-related tricks up its sleeve for next month's Super Bowl telecast, and the network...

Jan 13 2014, 10:31pm 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

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Massive Target breach could have lasting effects Target says millions more customers than previously disclosed affected by data breach NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Target's pre-Christmas security breach is likely to affect the company's sales and profits...

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now If you happen to work in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh or Fort Lauderdale and you’re constantly down in the dumps—don’t worry; you’re not alone These three cities are...

Jan 10 2014, 3:41pm CST

Wag The Dog Stock Investing

Wag The Dog Stock Investing The dog and tail people are at it again. DATs, I call them. These are the financial advisors who say, “Don’t let the tax tail wag the dog. Taxes should not be your primary reason for buying or selling something.” There...

Jan 10 2014, 3:31pm CST

Macy’s Job Cuts Announced

Macy’s Job Cuts Affect 2500 Workers The store called Macy’s is planning on some reconstruction within its own staff. As many as 2,500 job cuts have been set as the goal of the mega shopping center. This is a part of reorganization efforts that will end in stable profitability for Macy’s.

Jan 9 2014, 6:20am CST

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term Reuters is reporting that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Samsung’s CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon have agreed to attend a mediation session on or before February 19 which is prior to a March trial date in the U.S. (Note that my family and...

Jan 9 2014, 1:56am CST

Whisper: How To Tell Secrets Without Revealing Yourself

Whisper: How To Tell Secrets Without Revealing Yourself A whisper, even the sound of the word, is somewhat whimsical. In a lowered tone, a voice says something softly, briefly. You can see this happening: One person tells another a certain little something, leaning in close...

Jan 8 2014, 11:31am CST

Majority of Super Bowl Ads are Useless

Majority of Super Bowl Ads are Useless It has been found in a study that the majority of Super Bowl adverts are not all they are purported to be. In fact they are pretty useless since they don’t affect the sales rep.

Jan 8 2014, 10:18am CST

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook For the first eight months of 2013 it was all talk about the stock (since it was in the penalty box), Apple losing market share in smartphones and tablets and speculation about a low priced iPhone. It finally turned to...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss

10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss 10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss I once worked on a team that helped produce a nightly television news show. The format didn’t vary much, the deadlines were the same every night and my colleagues and I were...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, he had a chance to visit a barely known Chinese e-commerce start-up, Alibaba.   The main...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

Kraft Faces Velveeta Shortage

Velveeta Shortage to Affect Super Bowl The Super Bowl is here and every sports lover wants to sit at home and watch the game with nachos and cheese dip. However, a slight hitch has come up. Velveeta, a cheese product by Kraft, is in shortage. The company faces this conundrum amidst the winter blues season.

Jan 8 2014, 3:07am CST

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Technology? Some justices want to keep distance Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

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How Consumer Technology Is Inspiring - And Limiting - Brand Advertising The Internet may have torn up most of traditional media, but one area it has left relatively untouched so far is brand advertising, the image ads that television and magazines still dominate. Most of the nearly $120...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

12 Tips For Staying Productive At Work Through The Bleak Winter Months

12 Tips For Staying Productive At Work Through The Bleak Winter Months How To Stay Productive Through The Bleak Winter Months Winter is in full swing. The days are shorter, darker and colder—and some workers will experience the “winter blues.” You might be more tired than usual, less...

Jan 7 2014, 12:36pm 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 tenacity. With Co-Founder Barry Nalebuff, their brainchild just finished the year with $110 million...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST