The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change. The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...
Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST
Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) Riverbed...
Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST
'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning Earlier today we reported on accusations that King, the maker of mobile hit Candy Crush Saga, had commissioned a clone of indie mobile game Scamperghost. Developer Matthew Cox brought this incident to light...
Jan 28 2014, 4:15am CST
Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 billon over the past week) bringing his total to $3.6 billion and published a seven page...
Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST
Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality …And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when he said, “The long-term unemployed are not lazy. They’re not lacking in motivation. They’re...
Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST
Grammys Taxes and the IRS The Grammys award show is a big production, which GRAMMY.com calls Music’s Biggest Night. Awards are coveted for their status and industry recognition, but they can increase performer earnings too. On the...
Jan 27 2014, 5:00am CST
Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook Google has just acquired the artificial intelligence setup DeepMind. The bargain was finalized for a cool $400 million. Google outbid Facebook and now has a valuable acquisition that may one day allow thinking on a human scale.
Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST
Scarlett Johansson defends SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad SodaStream made a big splash revealing Scarlett Johansson as its first-ever Brand Ambassador. SodaStream has already got more attention for its Super Bowl 2014 Ad because Fox banned it. It continues to go great for SodaStream as now Scarlett Johansson gets criticized for her involvement with the Israeli based maker of the Home Soda solution.
Jan 27 2014, 2:20am CST
Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising One week from today is the Super Bowl of advertising with an hour of football in-between. I wanted all of us to enjoy these TV spots to the fullest. To that end, I asked myself what makes a great Super Bowl spot? It has...
Jan 27 2014, 2:07am CST
Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...
Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST
Ferrari F14 T unveiled Ferrari needs a Formula One title badly. The Scuderia has now revealed their 2014 race car named Ferrari F14 T.
Jan 25 2014, 1:08pm CST
Conan O'Brien is Being Paid To Review Video Games In the midst of all this Xbox One/EA/Machimina/YouTube drama, gaming site Re/code did a bit of investigation into a more high profile game reviewer than most. Conan O’Brien’s “Clueless Gamer” segment doesn’t produce...
Jan 25 2014, 12:41pm CST
Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad is the Best With over 100 million salivating Super Bowl viewers on deck, it no longer shocks me that companies will pay $4 million for a spot. I also acquiesced to the notion that this event is not a football game anymore. It’s an...
Jan 25 2014, 8:04am CST
Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced...
Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST
Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What? Comparisons between Monolith and Warner Bros.’ upcoming open-world fantasy game Shadow of Mordor and Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise have sprung up recently. “Seriously, can someone tell me how Assassin’s...
Jan 25 2014, 5:44am CST
Xbox One: There will be No Micro Transactions In Titanfall Here’s a welcome surprise for one of the biggest Xbox One titles coming out this year: Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall will not feature microtransactions when it launches in March, the company confirmed over...
Jan 25 2014, 4:52am CST
US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge US to appeals court: Reject Apple's challenge to antitrust monitor imposed in NY e-book case NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Friday to let a monitor continue reviewing Apple's...
Jan 25 2014, 4:32am CST
Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander ad that will get shown in the Super Bowl features NFL player and actor Terry Crews not to mention the Muppets. The advert has generated quite a bit of anticipation among both children and adults due to the presence of the Muppets character known as Rowlf the Dog in it.
Jan 25 2014, 4:17am CST
Xbox One YouTube Advertisement Sparks Controversy Xbox One was the latest gaming device to get guerilla advertised by both Microsoft and Machinima on YouTube. Guerilla advertising is the recent historical phenomenon that has been a controversial tactic used by admen and wily marketers.
Jan 25 2014, 3:10am CST
Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party Yahoo has made an acquisition in the form of the virtual gaming system Cloud Party. Furthermore, it is all set to be shut down after the takeover.
Jan 25 2014, 2:22am CST
Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its very own expanded mobile-payments system. It has all the hardware and all that is needed is to put the software in place.
Jan 25 2014, 1:29am CST
2014 Subaru Forester is the Top Trendsetter The 2014 Subaru Forester is the top trendsetter this year. It fulfills all the criteria to grab the highest spot in the capacity of a classy SUV for 2014.
Jan 24 2014, 11:54pm CST
Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console The Xbox One and PS4 could bet getting company. Recent reports indicate that a new Apple TV is well into testing, and might arrive soon. Both 9t05 Mac and iLounge cite insider sources telling them that a revamped set-...
Jan 24 2014, 6:51pm CST
Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to big-screen TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more live coverage over the Internet than it has on TV. For the upcoming Winter Games, Comcast's...
Jan 24 2014, 2:38pm CST
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