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SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Ind...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

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AOL hands over Patch operations to investment firm

AOL hands over operations of troubled local-news division Patch to turnaround firm NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is handing...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

'Grossly Inadequate': The Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Battle Turns Nasty

'Grossly Inadequate': The Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Battle Turns Nasty

On Monday, Charter Communications offered to buy Time Warner Cable at a value of $61 billion. Two days later, the companies are...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

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Apple's Cook Says iPhone China Mobile Deal Is The Beginning of A Beautiful Friendship

Apple CEO Tim Cook did something his predecessor, Steve Jobs, didn’t do in pursuit of a deal for the iPhone with China Mobile,...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases

Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has entered into a consent decree with Apple regarding alleged charges that Appl...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Nadine Angerer wins FIFA Award

Nadine Angerer wins FIFA Award

Nadine Angerer won the 2013 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Award on Monday. The German captain, Nadine Angerer is the fi...

Jan 15 2014, 8:32am CST

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual  winne...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the compa...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

Minority Report: Five Guideline Authors Reject Change In Blood Pressure Goal

Minority Report: Five Guideline Authors Reject Change In Blood Pressure Goal

It didn’t seem possible but the guideline situation just got even more confusing. Last December, after  years of delay and othe...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Britain’s Coalition government has been desperate to be seen as on the cutting edge of technology since the beginning of its te...

Jan 13 2014, 11:41am 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...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

How To Reinstall Windows And Your Programs In 20 Minutes

How To Reinstall Windows And Your Programs In 20 Minutes

Did your PC or laptop run faster when you bought it? An often over-looked fact is that by simply re-installing Microsoft Window...

Jan 13 2014, 6:01am CST

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues

What happens when a taxpayer disagrees with the Internal Revenue Service? Some people think that the matter ends there: the IRS...

Jan 11 2014, 3:51pm CST

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Former Northrop CEO Thomas Jones dies at 93

Thomas Jones, 30-year CEO of Northrop who led company to top, dies at 93 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas V. Jones, who...

Jan 9 2014, 4:36pm CST

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Fairfax ups investment in troubled BlackBerry

Fairfax Financial ups investment in troubled BlackBerry TORONTO (AP) — Fairfax Financial Holdings said Wednesday...

Jan 8 2014, 5:41pm CST

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: One-To-One Marketing Is Almost Here, Finally

Twitter’s ad business will help usher in a long-awaited era of one-to-one marketing, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said during a bri...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

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The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation

As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies....

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

I Invested In A Startup - Now What?

I Invested In A Startup - Now What?

In a previous post, I wrote about investors increasingly turning to alternative investments in an effort to generate uncorrelat...

Jan 7 2014, 4:56pm 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

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NAFTA And The Future Of Canada, Mexico And The United States

By Marc Lanthemann The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that ha...

Jan 7 2014, 9:06am CST

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?”...

Jan 7 2014, 8:27am CST

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Selling social media clicks becomes big business

Selling clicks to boost social media accounts brings hundreds of millions of dollars SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cele...

Jan 5 2014, 9:31am CST

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BlackBerry sues startup founded by Ryan Seacrest

BlackBerry alleges company started by Ryan Seacrest ripped off designs for iPhone keyboard SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — T...

Jan 3 2014, 2:46pm CST

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch

How do you craft an effective sales pitch? First, ditch the “pitch”—or at least neglect the traditional meaning of the word. It...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am 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

Steam Removes Game 'Order Of War: Challenge' From User Libraries

Steam Removes Game 'Order Of War: Challenge' From User Libraries

It was bound to happen sooner or later. Valve’s online gaming distribution website Steam has removed what appears to be the ver...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

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Why T-Mobile's New Global Roaming Plan Is An Industry Game-Changer

Getting stuck with big bills for global smartphone data roaming is about the dumbest thing one can do these days. The best advi...

Dec 30 2013, 8:21am CST

The Branding Of Your Own Business

The Branding Of Your Own Business

As we approach the end of 2013 perhaps some of you may have a New Year’s resolution of starting your own business. You would no...

Dec 27 2013, 1:26pm CST

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Problems With The iOS 7 Jailbreak Over Taig And Pirate Apps

The newly released jailbreak for iOS 7 appears to have run into a few teething problems. Specifically, inside the jailbreak was...

Dec 26 2013, 11:51am CST

Israel's Water Challenge

Israel's Water Challenge

Israel’s successful efforts to increase water security will lessen one of the country’s geographical constraints. But new sourc...

Dec 26 2013, 11:21am CST

iPhone 5c Arrives in China Today

iPhone 5c Now Available at China Mobile

Apple's new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are now available for pre-orders via China Mobile on Christmas day i.e. December 25, 2...

Dec 24 2013, 10:16pm CST

iPhone 5C Pre-Orders are Starting Tomorrow on China Mobile

iPhone 5C will be Available for Pre-Order Tomorrow

Apple's new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will be available for pre-orders via China Mobile starting on Christmas day i.e. Decem...

Dec 24 2013, 3:23am CST

China Mobile, Apple Finally Reach iPhone Deal

China Mobile, Apple Finally Reach iPhone Deal

Thank goodness! That’s my first and main reaction on reading that after years of negotiations, Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and China M...

Dec 23 2013, 6:41pm CST

10 Last-Minute Sports Gifts For The Holidays

10 Last-Minute Sports Gifts For The Holidays

Let’s face it, not everyone is on top of their Holiday shopping. Maybe even you, the discerning reader, have procrastinated and...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST

Using Guest Blogging to Build Your Network

Using Guest Blogging to Build Your Network

Networking is an important part of running a business. Yet many professionals have stocked their business blogs with valuable c...

Dec 23 2013, 10:06am CST

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The Last Lead Smelter In The US Closes Because The Hippies Won

We’ve the news today that the last remaining primary lead smelter in the US is to close. Probably a good idea and the reason it...

Dec 23 2013, 9:36am CST

Subsidized Saturdays: The Tax-Free World Of College Football

Subsidized Saturdays: The Tax-Free World Of College Football

The BCS is just the tip of the iceberg. Welcome to the weird, tax-free world of college sports. Let’s start before the season e...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Max in October

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Max in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant p...

Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST

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TheTaxVox 2013 Lump Of Coal Award: Wait 'Til Next Year Edition

Tax Vox proudly announces its seventh annual Lump of Coal Award for the worst tax and fiscal policies of 2013. The year was a c...

Dec 23 2013, 8:46am CST

Why Tiffany & Co. Was Ordered to Pay Almost Half A Billion Dollars To The Swatch Group

Why Tiffany & Co. Was Ordered to Pay Almost Half A Billion Dollars To The Swatch Group

On December 21st, a Dutch arbitration panel ordered Tiffany & Co. to pay almost $450 million dollars (402 million Swiss Fra...

Dec 23 2013, 6:16am CST