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Dozens More Companies Sign Up for Apple Pay

Super Bowl 2015 Could be Canceled

Super Bowl 2015 Could be Canceled [Update]

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Escher Girls: Randy Queen Apologizes, Pulls DMCAs, Matter Resolved

Escher Girls: Randy Queen Apologizes, Pulls DMCAs, Matter Resolved Ami Angelwings, owner of Escher Girls, considers the matter resolved now that Randy Queen apologizes and pulls DMCAs.

Aug 10 2014, 12:19pm CDT

Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook

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

Why We Start Up Startups

Why We Start Up Startups Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment.  And ask yourself some simple questions you probably don’t think about every day.  Why do we build...

Jan 24 2014, 9:36am 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

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, a tool that I have used almost every day of my professional life for almost that entire span. I feel particularly inscribed in the Macintosh...

Jan 24 2014, 1:08am 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

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

This is The Best Time To Launch A Cyberattack Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence program that develops cyberweapons. And let’s further imagine that you’ve developed a pretty...

Jan 23 2014, 2:02am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising roots – taking $40 billion out of the hides of some very familiar companies This story...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

CES 2015 News
Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins Las Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin; will work for rooms, food, not gambling LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency...

Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm CST

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital Bitcoins as payment for...

Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays There are few problems harder in technology than bringing a new type of display to market. Since the invention of television and the CRT in the early 1900s, it’s been successfully pulled off twice. First, with the...

Jan 20 2014, 9:17am CST

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons to Take from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As we celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., entrepreneurs should take note of five important business lessons that can be learned from him, and his role in the Civil Rights...

Jan 20 2014, 9:14am CST

Top Earning Free-to-Play Game You've Never Heard Of

Top Earning Free-to-Play Game You've Never Heard Of SuperData Research has just come out with their annual list that shows what they estimate to be the top earning free-to-play online games on the market. They calculate their totals based on microtransaction sales, an...

Jan 20 2014, 9:12am CST

Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora

Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora Musicians need Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services more than ever. Yes, I know both independent artists and superstars alike have criticized the services about the royalties they pay to artists. Spotify hands...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21pm 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) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

Best Online Colleges

Best Online Colleges Among the best online colleges, that give tutorials while staying within the confines of cyberspace, are several state-of-the-art educational institutions. The have a name and fame based upon a rock solid guarantee that those who avail their learning facilities will not go away empty handed.

Jan 17 2014, 8:19am CST

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AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government's control of phone data...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC)

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC) The moment I laid eyes on indie developer Stoic’s The Banner Saga, I wanted to love everything about it. The art-style is simply jaw-dropping, calling to mind classic Disney—Sword in the Stone comes to mind—and other...

Jan 16 2014, 11:26pm CST

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For Obama, NSA review a quest for public trust For Obama, NSA review a quest to regain public trust in surveillance operations WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with Edward Snowden's first leaks about the government's sweeping surveillance apparatus, President...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

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Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday urged Apple to reboot its relationship with a monitor appointed to analyze its...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

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Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games WASHINGTON (AP) — Plenty of parents have been there — handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am 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 opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an established guideline UK doctors may have caused as many as 10,000 deaths each year. Now they...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

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EU ups pressure on Google in antitrust case EU antitrust authority chief increases pressure on Google to present better proposals BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust watchdog is increasing pressure on Google to swiftly provide better...

Jan 15 2014, 8:31am CST

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Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21am CST

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Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

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Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

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How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border How smugglers build and use tunnels along the US-Mexico border NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Force Encoded PIN pad (FE-PIN) from New Degree Technology Co., Ltd. (NDT)

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Force Encoded PIN pad (FE-PIN) from New Degree Technology Co., Ltd. (NDT) CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Force Encoded PIN pad (FE-PIN) from New Degree Technology Co., Ltd. (NDT)

Jan 14 2014, 1:04pm CST

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi-media contributions to PBS and CBS among others.  Last week, Pogue launched Yahoo Tech at...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

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Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST

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China video sites confident public will pay China's video industry confident it can beat piracy, persuade public to pay for online content BEIJING (AP) — When media studies student Liu Zhiqi settles down to watch a movie or TV drama at the home of...

Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST

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Fox Sports tests weather gadgets for Super Bowl Fox Sports testing out weather-related gadgets for use at Super Bowl PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fox Sports has a few weather-related tricks up its sleeve for next month's Super Bowl telecast, and the network...

Jan 13 2014, 10:31pm CST

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What's on YouTube? 'YouTube Nation' lets you know What's on YouTube? Ask 'YouTube Nation,' a new daily online series from DreamWorks Animation NEW YORK (AP) — How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Two Words To Watch For In 2014

Two Words To Watch For In 2014 And neither one is Internet, of or things. But they aren’t new, either. They’re just old words making their way in a new year. And the first is … Animism. Hardly a new concept. Used here in the sense of, as Webster’s...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

The Best Coffee Shops of Silicon Valley

The Best Coffee Shops of Silicon Valley To know an innovation ecosystem, drink coffee.  That’s my secret weapon. People often ask me how to understand an ecosystem.  It’s easy.  Whenever my work takes me to a new city or country, I visit its coffee shops. ...

Jan 13 2014, 6:01am CST

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The hottest gadgets of CES: 3-D printers to 4K TVs The coolest tech at CES, from driverless cars to sugar printers and heat cameras for iPhones LAS VEGAS (AP) — The biggest gadget trade show in the Americas wrapped up on Friday in Las Vegas after swamping...

Jan 12 2014, 1:16pm CST

Brad Jefferson's Animoto Uses AI to Create Inexpensive, Professional Videos for You or Your Small Business

Brad Jefferson's Animoto Uses AI to Create Inexpensive, Professional Videos for You or Your Small Business A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Lanscape: Brad Jefferson, Co-Founder and CEO, Animoto… “We’re trying to make it easy to create beautiful and emotionally engaging videos...

Jan 11 2014, 11:01am CST