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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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Herding Cats And Other Friday-Before-The-Super-Bowl Stories

Herding Cats And Other Friday-Before-The-Super-Bowl Stories I was delighted that when Search Engine Journal identified the 25 greatest Super Bowl commercials of all time this week that on the list, among the beer, snack, and soda ads, were two technology ads. The top one on the...

Jan 31 2014, 8:00pm CST

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

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

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

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know At the turn of the 20th century, most people lived as they had in the middle ages.  Almost half of the US population was employed in agriculture.  Life expectancy was less than 50 years. Indoor plumbing was...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Google buys DeepMind

Google buys DeepMind Google is acquiring an artificial intelligence company called DeepMind Technologies.  The terms of the deal were undisclosed, but sources with Re/Code report that it was worth around $400 million. DeepMind...

Jan 27 2014, 2:04am CST

Grammys 2014 Predictions

Grammys 2014 Predictions Who would the people pick to win a Grammy for Best New Artist?

Jan 26 2014, 1:09pm CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a report on the Chinese language Apple Daily blog (translated via Google and Apple Insider), Apple...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Xbox One: There will be No Micro Transactions In Titanfall

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

CES 2015 News
Sam's Club layoffs reach 2,300

Sam's Club layoffs reach 2,300 Sam's Club, the membership-only warehouse club owned by Wal-Mart, is cutting 2,300 jobs.

Jan 24 2014, 9:38pm CST

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S. Throughout this would-be U.S. economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries and incomes are under pressure. Once mighty retailers like Sears Holdings and Barnes & Noble (...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am CST

'Slow, Painful Death' For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s why we have Michael Pachter. The Wedbush securities analyst has a reputation for frank talk...

Jan 24 2014, 9:00am CST

Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers

Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). As a refresher, AdSense automatically fills unsold ad space inventory for quick and easy...

Jan 24 2014, 8:11am CST

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative about that retail giant’s slow slide toward irrelevance and extinction. Don’t. Or, at least,...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am CST

Tomb Raider Runs At 1080p, 60 FPS On Sony PS4, Xbox One is Still A Question

Tomb Raider Runs At 1080p, 60 FPS On Sony PS4, Xbox One is Still A Question The hardware wars continue. Tomb Raider: Definitive edition is almost out, and a live game stream from Games Radar confirms that the game runs at 1080p and an unlocked average of 60 FPS on Sony’s PS4. Because this is...

Jan 24 2014, 6:16am 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

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

Newcastle Brown Ale Mocking Super Bowl Ad is Hilarious

Newcastle Brown Ale Mocking Super Bowl Ad is Hilarious As you know no other beer brand than Anheuser-Busch InBev owned ones are allowed to advertise at the Super Bowl. Other beer brands only are left with trying to tie themselves to the Super Bowl in other ways. Newcastle Brown Ale just released a very funny campaign titled: If We Made It.

Jan 24 2014, 4:14am CST

Top 10 Super Bowl Ads From The Past Decade selected by Kellogg School Of Management

Top 10 Super Bowl Ads From The Past Decade selected by Kellogg School Of Management This article is by Tim Calkins and Derek Rucker, Kellogg School of Management. Calkins is clinical professor of marketing and Rucker is the Sandy...

Jan 24 2014, 2:18am CST

New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Glass personally.  I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The company’s mobile money initiative is its latest “innovation” and is a great example of T-Mobile...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am 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

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...

Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming 20 reasons why 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the family gamer on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, 3DS, Vita and PC.

Jan 23 2014, 5:37am CST

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...

Jan 23 2014, 4:21am 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

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

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets Netflix sped past subscriber estimates in its fourth-quarter 2013 report tonight, and likely beat out former pay TV king, HBO, capturing the subscription TV crown that cements leadership. With a business model that...

Jan 23 2014, 2:03am 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

Captain & Tennille are getting a divorce

Captain & Tennille are getting a divorce The popular 1970s husband-and-wife singing duo are getting a divorce.

Jan 23 2014, 1:28am CST

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass It was bound to happen sooner or later: a man has had his Google Glass headset ripped from his face and been questioned by the Department of Homeland Security over suspicions of piracy in a movie theater. The Ohio man,...

Jan 22 2014, 12:52pm CST

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne? Netflix reports earnings later today and optimism reigns, with 2 million new U.S. subscribers expected, according to a Bloomberg survey. Leading into today, the company was further bolstered by a report from the...

Jan 22 2014, 9:39am 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

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between You wouldn’t know it from its modest adobe-and-brick-tile headquarters on National Avenue, but like a lot of its larger neighbors in Mountain View, Calif., AnchorFree aims to change the world. Not by becoming the...

Jan 22 2014, 8:20am 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

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful and efficient. One of the greatest insights I have come upon to move my business forward is to...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am 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

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (formerly known as Steam Box.) The Valve-spearheaded project looks to be as much an attempt to...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia has a neat solution where 338 sharks have been tagged with tracking devices that are connected...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST