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Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

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

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

Huawei Unveils its Watch along with  TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

Huawei Unveils its Watch along with TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

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

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Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

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

Google acknowledges Calendar bug could invite people to private events

Google acknowledges Calendar bug could invite people to private events Google says don't put email addresses into Calendars for now

Jan 24 2014, 10:13am CST

David Beckham to be Nude in H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad

David Beckham to be Nude in H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad H&M will have fans vote on whether David Beckham will be naked or covered in H&M Super Bowl 2014 ad starting Monday. I already know the result. Watch below the teaser for the voting.

Jan 24 2014, 9:55am 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

Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds'

Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds' When the second season of TBS’s reality TV competition King of the Nerds begins tonight, viewers can expect the program to reach nerdier heights than ever. Just ask two of the most iconic nerds in film history. King of...

Jan 24 2014, 6:00am CST

Google Lets Slip That It's Exploring Possible Bitcoin Integration Plans Since Overstock.com began accepting Bitcoin payments earlier this month, the cryptocurrency community has been buzzing with speculation about which tech company will integrate Bitcoin next.  So Jarar Malik decided...

Jan 23 2014, 2:38am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

Between is an App for Lovers

Between is an App for Lovers App Watch: Will you be my Between? App creates private space for you and your special person SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If ever in doubt about your guy's commitment to a relationship, ask him if he would commit to an app...

Jan 23 2014, 2:27am CST

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal “Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response to that complaint is by the great energy commentator Robert Bryce, who says: “Actually, I...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries.  Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even finance all recently added women to major leadership roles. Marissa Mayer may have recently...

Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy “You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those guys with enviable and inexplicable links to business heroes and at least a couple...

Jan 22 2014, 5:06am CST

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars Ever wonder how certain people become social media superstars? How average, everyday people – not your typical celebrity – amass tens of thousands of Twitter followers, get “verified” on both Twitter and Facebook, and...

Jan 22 2014, 1:51am CST

The Sad Case Of Sony's Locked Sony Xperia Z1S Bootloader On T-Mobile

The Sad Case Of Sony's Locked Sony Xperia Z1S Bootloader On T-Mobile The news that T-Mobile USA will be locking the bootloader of the Sony Xperia Z1S (a custom variant of Sony’s flagship Android handset the Xperia Z1) is a surprise to me for two reasons. The first is Sony’s declaration...

Jan 21 2014, 2:46am CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contamination crisis, California hosts a grave water emergency. Gov. Jerry Brown delivered the  ...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...

Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to play.  Many began to call the series of political uprisings “Twitter Revolutions” and a...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am 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

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett The Hackett store that opened on London’s Regent Street in November 2013 is one of the most imposing retail outlets on one of the city’s most imposing streets. Founder Jeremy Hackett opened his first store on King’s...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm 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) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

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Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots' European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional benefit that outweighs the added risks for liver injury.

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm CST

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress We’ve already heard fairly credible rumors that Microsoft is planning on naming its answer to Siri “Cortana,” after the little AI assistant from the Halo series. The company may be doubling down on that idea. According...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job I met Melanie Feldman in December 2012 when she was compiling stories for BOLD: Get Noticed and Get Hired. Partly inspired by an article I wrote for Forbes titled “Success Stories About People Getting Business Jobs In...

Jan 16 2014, 10:06am CST

How Facebook Memes Evolve And Spread

How Facebook Memes Evolve And Spread As a publisher, understanding the flow of information online is as important as a civil engineer understanding traffic congestion. Unfortunately, so much of what takes place online has been insufficiently studied and...

Jan 16 2014, 7:36am 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

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success? If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are not alone. It wasn’t that long ago that age signified wisdom. But in the last decade Silicon...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am 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

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out.

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out. Google’s growing portfolio of sentient devices filled with sensors collecting information about the world includes its search engine, its Android phones, its Street View cars, its driverless cars, its new robots, and as...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

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The CEO Question: Where Is My Company Going? In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Plus I revealed: CEO strategic responsibilities are not optional....

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security The ever-worsening news from Target’s breach of credit card and customer data highlights the need to implement a more secure U.S. system to process our card payments. In recent articles, I have discussed ways to get...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt By Dorie Clark How can you make your book a bestseller? A good person to ask would be Michael Hyatt, whose 2012 book Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World became an instant New York Times bestseller. He’s seen book...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am 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

FiLIP Is The Smartphone For Kids Too Young To Have A Smartphone

FiLIP Is The Smartphone For Kids Too Young To Have A Smartphone Sometime around the middle of last year I first heard of the FiLIP. The device is billed as a wearable smart locator and phone for kids, which is an accurate description, but doesn’t fully capture the value it provides...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm 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

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today Last month, we subjected readers to a hindsight lament: How you should have spent $100 at the beginning of 2013. Using the Forbes time travel machine, we went back to last January and dropped Benjamins on a slew of...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

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2014 Marketing Trends You Probably Haven't Heard It’s that time of year.  I’m hopped up on eggnog and ready to go!  Last year’s “10 Marketing Trends for 2013 You Haven’t Heard” was a popular one.  Let’s do it again.  Hoping three or four of these are ones you won’t...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am 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

How To Reinstall Windows And Your Programs In 20 Minutes

How To Reinstall Windows And Your Programs In 20 Minutes Did your PC or laptop run faster when you bought it? An often over-looked fact is that by simply re-installing Microsoft Windows, your system run just like new again – snappy and responsive. If your system has been on...

Jan 13 2014, 6:01am CST

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development After the end of the fiscal year, many companies ask employees to complete self-evaluations. These self-evaluations are then reviewed by the employee’s manager and, often times, included in the employee’s annual...

Jan 13 2014, 2:51am CST

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business." John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business of Capitalism. Philosopher Marc Gafni, Ph.D., president of the Center for World...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST