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Apple Watch aka Gizmo has unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Apple Watch aka Gizmo Has Unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

HTC M9 Goes Official with 20 MP Camera and New Color Options

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Has Raised the Bar with the All-New Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

HTC Re Vive VR Headset revealed

HTC RE Vive VR Headset Revealed

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Scarlett Johansson defends SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad

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

Xirrus Lets Las Vegas Sands Charge WiFi Premium

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

Traffic Bottlenecks in New Jersey Over Upcoming Super Bowl

Traffic Bottlenecks in New Jersey Over Upcoming Super Bowl The upcoming Super Bowl has everyone excited and all psyched up. However, the traffic bottlenecks that are occurring in New Jersey, as the avid players and rabid fans head out for the main venue, are causing chaos on an unheard of level.

Jan 24 2014, 2:15pm CST

Windows Phone is in Danger

Windows Phone is in Danger Everyone was expecting Nokia’s smartphones sale in Q4 2013 to go up, with estimates that it would break 10 million units. Instead they sold 8.2 million Lumia handsets, a sequential drop on the Q3 sales of...

Jan 24 2014, 7:30am CST

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac “Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT.”

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am 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

GameStop Gets more PS4 Consoles in Stock

GameStop Gets more PS4 Consoles in Stock If you are till searching for a PS4, GameStop may have some near you

Jan 23 2014, 1:16pm CST

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies?

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies? Having spent the week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it would appear that fitness & sport tech has started to reach mainstream prominence.  In a way it has, in others it hasn’t.  It...

Jan 23 2014, 7:10am CST

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer Police are looking into the possibility of accidental gun discharge. A case of mistaken identity is also another angle.

Jan 23 2014, 2:59am CST

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain We’re all invested in maintaining brain health, particularly over the long haul. Cognitive decline is a too-common side effect of aging, and Alzheimer’s disease is unnervingly prevalent. So it’s important to do what we...

Jan 23 2014, 2:48am CST

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi? With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will never be a “normal” airport. But the tourism and convention money that comes from serving as...

Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition OCZ is now a wholly owned Toshiba subsidary

Jan 22 2014, 10:57am CST

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this month, BMW and ChargePoint –who has developed the nation’s largest electric vehicle charging network – were touting their growing relationship.  BMW was offering test...

Jan 22 2014, 8:02am CST

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizon's FiOS TV service may be available on your phone. That's the vision...

Jan 22 2014, 3:36am CST

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have...

Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper When Overstock began accepting Bitcoins on Jan. 9, it immediately grossed $100,000 in Bitcoin orders, according to its CEO Patrick Byrne. As he told CBS affiliate KUTV in Salt Lake City, “I’ve been hearing from people...

Jan 22 2014, 1:50am CST

SeatGeek Ticket Platform Jumps 10% After Strangling Its Competition

SeatGeek Ticket Platform Jumps 10% After Strangling Its Competition About three months after skewering a competitor on its acquisition-spear, ticket search firm SeatGeek is seeing a 10% jump in traffic and revenue. The company had acquired and shut down a chief rival, FanSnap, in a deal...

Jan 21 2014, 1:23pm CST

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges Unconventional oil and gas production is a huge factor in the US.  “Unconventionals” – which include shale gas, shale oil, and tight gas sands – accounted for over 8.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas production...

Jan 20 2014, 3:21pm CST

The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game

The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game Having owned the last three major revisions of Apple’s iPhone and had extensive use of other handsets besides, I believe the iPhone 6 will be one of the most significant launches yet of an Apple iPhone. However, I don’t...

Jan 20 2014, 5:46am CST

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A third fossil, a third nuclear and a third renewable would be sustainable and ethical. Having...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?  This blog is part of Aryng’s analytics tips series for executives: CMO, Chief Product Officer, and CEO A philosophy professor stood before his class. As class started he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty jar...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off You have to admit it sounds awfully good. Travel the world, write your experiences, and write off all your expenses on your taxes. Trouble is, someone thought of it before you, and the IRS said no. Not only that, the...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11am CST

I4U news

Communicating Disasters No stats.  Just a hunch.  Disasters are increasing.  Whether floods, terrorism, tsunamis, plants collapsing, fires, oil spills — the list goes on and on and on.  And it seems disasters are coming more frequently than...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne Retailers have known for the longest time that selling more products to an existing customer is generally easier than converting a new customer. This was a fact hundreds of years ago in the village market days and it’s...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium To call Dave Lamoureux a fishing enthusiast would be an understatement. He set a new record, catching a 157-pound Bluefin tuna from his kayak off the coast of Cape Cod in 2009. A former Wall Street commodities trader,...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer? History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the history of business. Yet one must wonder whether Cook will ultimately suffer the same fate...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots One bot can learn how to perform a task and then share the steps on RoboEarth

Jan 15 2014, 10:18am CST

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State It’s been unavoidable for me to end up a de facto contributor for science and technology down in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina – the combination of intellectual energy and quality of life is what...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction One of the most surprising things about Google and its purchase of Nest is the price. Over $3 billion! That’s what you’d pay for a fast growing social network. But seriously, Nest hardly has the kind of defensible...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy “Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy,” wrote Aimee Groth in Quartz. “Gurus Gone Wild” wrote my fellow...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug * Co-written with Laura Anne Edwards, Global Content Partner, Unreasonable Group. So video games are addictive—this we know. It comes down to dopamine, one of the brain’s basic signaling molecules. Emotionally, we feel...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

I4U news

Where Will All The SMS Messages Go When Texting Dies? The humble text message is not disappearing overnight, but less SMSs will be sent in 2014 than in 2013. People are communicating more than ever, so these messages are going somewhere. For the handful of companies that...

Jan 14 2014, 7:36pm CST

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers The United States Court of Appeals in Washington DC has ruled in favor of Verizon in a case regarding the authority of the FCC to regulate Internet service providers. The decision leaves consumers at the mercy of an...

Jan 14 2014, 12:16pm CST

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone medical device syncs readings to your iPhone

Jan 14 2014, 12:09pm CST

I4U news

IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand? CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignment issues. If you surveyed the news recently about IT jobs – those things you either can’t...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Nutanix Is Tech's Newest 'Unicorn,' Raising Massive $101M Round At $1B Valuation

Nutanix Is Tech's Newest 'Unicorn,' Raising Massive $101M Round At $1B Valuation Nutanix has reached ‘unicorn’ status in Sillicon Valley in just four years, raising a $101 million Series D funding round Tuesday led by Riverwood Capital and SAP Ventures that values the datacenter infrastructure...

Jan 14 2014, 9:06am CST

I4U news

App Tracker uTest Raises $43M From Goldman Sachs For Future Acquisitions And IPO A startup known for its mobile application testing, uTest, has more than doubled its funding to date as it pursues acquisitions and an eventual IPO, raising $43 million in a late-stage Series E round led by Goldman...

Jan 14 2014, 6:36am CST

Bezel-less multi-touch screen announced by O-film

Bezel-less multi-touch screen announced by O-film The current smart phone and the tablet makers are always fighting to offer the best hardware possible to the users, and their main focus is basically placed on the processor power and the screen size. With the screen factor, other than the high-contrast and some vivid colors, the reduce of the bezel is also a pursuit of many of the gadget makers.

Jan 14 2014, 3:22am CST