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Nokia smartphone Sales Drop

Nokia smartphone Sales Drop

Nokia handsets unit being bought by Microsoft sees further drop in sales HELSINKI (AP) — The Nokia handsets business that Micro...

Jan 23 2014, 7:21am CST

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 fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama: The reforms I'm proposing today should give the American people greater confidence that their rights are...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

The FDA today approved Medtronic’s CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system for patients with severe aort...

Jan 17 2014, 4:11pm CST

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. Th...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm 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) — Pr...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

It’s an endless parade, one  top-down proposal after another from Washington. Having just presided over another 80,000 pages of...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10-1 in favor of approval for vorapaxar, Merck's novel thromb...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm 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 o...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

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Huawei rejects reports of security weakness

Huawei rejects reports equipment vulnerable to hacking as it announces rise in 2013 profit BEIJING (AP) — Chinese...

Jan 15 2014, 11:41am CST

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You

“Just because I have a fitness app on my phone doesn’t make me an athlete.”  - Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health ...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launchin...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

In solar, bankability is the ultimate four-letter word. Getting final bank approval is one of the most arduous, and needlessly...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

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Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers

Businesses today can’t avoid creating a social media presence. Generally, sites like Twitter and Facebook provide organizations...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01am CST

Vladimir Putin's Approval Rating Has Been Holding Steady For Almost Two Years

Vladimir Putin's Approval Rating Has Been Holding Steady For Almost Two Years

I’m a little late, but it’s worth pointing out that after a particularly bad November Vladimir Putin’s approval rate in Decembe...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

Indie Running: IGF Final Nominees Announced

Indie Running: IGF Final Nominees Announced

The Independent Games Festival has announced the nominees for its grand prizes, to be awarded at the end of the Independent Gam...

Jan 7 2014, 5:36pm CST

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Taxing Bitcoin: IRS Review Will Have Big Implications For Investors In Virtual Currency

By now most everyone has heard of Bitcoin. But exactly what is it? And how should it be taxed? Bitcoin is usually described as...

Jan 7 2014, 2:56pm 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...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satanic Temple followers unveiled the design of their Satan statue which they hope to erect at the Oklahoma Statehouse. Satanis...

Jan 7 2014, 4:20am CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge f...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

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Government moves to appeal surveillance ruling

Government lawyers appeal ruling that threatens NSA phone surveillance program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama admini...

Jan 3 2014, 2:56pm CST

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Due to maximum-wage policies, it currently takes about a decade for working medical therapies to reach patients. Stronger incen...

Jan 3 2014, 7:26am CST

First Taiwan Casino Open By 2019, Government Says

First Taiwan Casino Open By 2019, Government Says

Excuse the metaphor, but it’s always been a gamble to guess when Taiwan will start up its first casino. Voters in one county sa...

Jan 1 2014, 12:56am CST

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1)...

Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebas...

Dec 31 2013, 10:56am CST

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014

December brings many traditions: enjoying the holidays, wrapping up projects from the year that’s ending, and gearing up for th...

Dec 30 2013, 2:41pm CST

Why "Starchitects" Should Leave Santa Monica's Skyline Alone

Why "Starchitects" Should Leave Santa Monica's Skyline Alone

If the building gods have their way, the ocean views in Los Angeles may soon be overshadowed by towers of swirling steel and gl...

Dec 27 2013, 4:16pm CST

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In 2008, PolitiFact's 2013 'Lie Of The Year,' That You Could Keep Your Health Plan Under Obamacare, It As Rated 'True'

On December 12, the self-appointed guardians of truth and justice at PolitiFact named President Obama’s infamous promise—that “...

Dec 27 2013, 1:16pm CST

'Blockbuster' Finance and Equity Crowdfunding

'Blockbuster' Finance and Equity Crowdfunding

“I’ve been frankly confused by this fascination that everybody has with Netflix …Netflix doesn’t really have or do anything tha...

Dec 23 2013, 10:16am CST

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Did One Of The Top 10 Upside Surprises In The History Of The Biotech Sector Just Happen?

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a pill called Orenitram, to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. It is a...

Dec 22 2013, 8:41pm CST

Apple reaches Finally Deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile

Apple reaches Finally Deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile

Apple reaches deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile, world's biggest phone carrier...

Dec 22 2013, 5:51pm CST

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

As a presumed constitutional scholar, Barack Obama should know that while a president has authority to check the Legislative Br...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21am CST

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7 Things To Consider Before Investing In Biotechnology Stocks

The biotechnology industry is one of the hardest spaces to consistently identify stocks that will outperform.  Many companies s...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm CST

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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

Pfizer's Expiring Viagra Patent Adversely Affects Other Drugmakers Too

Pfizer's Expiring Viagra Patent Adversely Affects Other Drugmakers Too

By David J. Phillips Looking ahead, the sex business isn’t expected to be as profitable as it once was for Pfizer Eli Lilly (LL...

Dec 20 2013, 11:26am CST

Goodbye To Paper Invoices -- Basware Makes E-Commerce Electronic

Goodbye To Paper Invoices -- Basware Makes E-Commerce Electronic

Basware provides a cloud-based link to allow companies and their suppliers to create invoices and exchange billing, approval an...

Dec 20 2013, 9:46am CST

Judge rules NSA phone spying program 'unconstitutional'

Judge rules NSA phone spying program 'unconstitutional'

A federal judge says that the National Security Agency's phone surveillance program is "almost Orwellian."...

Dec 16 2013, 8:30pm CST

Apple Starts Using iBeacons to Guide In-Store Shopping at its 254 US Stores

Apple Starts Using iBeacons to Guide In-Store Shopping at its 254 US Stores

Apple is now using iBeacon technology to guide in-store shopping at its all 254 US retail stores. From today on-wards, for thos...

Dec 6 2013, 8:13am CST

China Issues 4G Licenses to its Top Three Mobile Carriers

China Issues 4G Licenses to its Top Three Mobile Carriers

China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom are the three Chinese mobile carriers for which China has recently issued 4G netwo...

Dec 4 2013, 8:43am CST