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SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference
by Forbes
In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California.  In SEMI’s words... Read more Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST
 

AOL hands over Patch operations to investment firm

by Associated Press
AOL hands over operations of troubled local-news division Patch to turnaround firm NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is handing over operations of its troubled local-news business, Patch. The Internet... Read more 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
by Forbes
On Monday, Charter Communications offered to buy Time Warner Cable at a value of $61 billion. Two days later, the companies are far from an agreement. In fact, they’re blasting each other in public. The main sticking... Read more Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST
 

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

by Forbes
Apple CEO Tim Cook did something his predecessor, Steve Jobs, didn’t do in pursuit of a deal for the iPhone with China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile carrier: He actually went to China and publicized his visits. The... Read more 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
by Forbes
The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has entered into a consent decree with Apple regarding alleged charges that Apple allowed children to purchase apps and make in-app purchases on its app store. The FTC... Read more Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST
 

Nadine Angerer wins FIFA Award

Nadine Angerer wins FIFA Award
by Sumayah Aamir
Nadine Angerer won the 2013 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Award on Monday. The German captain, Nadine Angerer is the first goalkeeper to win the FIFA World Player of the Year honor. Read more Jan 15 2014, 8:32am CST
 

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold
by Forbes
Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual  winners whenever a start-up cashes out for a big amount. Among the not-so-obvious beneficiaries... Read more Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST
 

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy
by Forbes
When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the company’s acquisition by Google for $3.2 billion, two responses stood out from the congratulatory... Read more 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
by Forbes
It didn’t seem possible but the guideline situation just got even more confusing. Last December, after  years of delay and other twists and turns, the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) hypertension guideline was ... Read more 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
by Forbes
Britain’s Coalition government has been desperate to be seen as on the cutting edge of technology since the beginning of its term. It is bizarre, then, that it pressured some of the country’s biggest internet providers... Read more Jan 13 2014, 11:41am CST