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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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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

Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4

Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4 While the Xbox One is not an ordinary device, it has been facing some serious competition from Sony’s PS4. The challenge is for real and Microsoft will have to shape up or ship out.

Jan 25 2014, 3:28pm CST

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

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

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

Pope Francis Talks Internet

Pope Francis Talks Internet “The internet …,” writes Pope Francis today, “offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.” With that, Pope Francis offered the world some Internet commentary...

Jan 24 2014, 6:30am 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

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites Part of being a sports fan is the risk you sign on for every year and every game, putting your emotion on the line for a bunch of grown men who generally make more money than you.  John Chen, however, has taken...

Jan 24 2014, 2:14am CST

CES 2015 News
Nokia smartphone Sales Drop

Nokia smartphone Sales Drop Nokia handsets unit being bought by Microsoft sees further drop in sales HELSINKI (AP) — The Nokia handsets business that Microsoft is due to take over saw sales continue to slide in the fourth quarter as its Lumia...

Jan 23 2014, 7:21am 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

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

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy Advertising has become an increasingly important revenue source for the multi-billion-dollar app economy, as consumers become less inclined to pay for the mobile apps they download. That’s left advertisers with two...

Jan 22 2014, 7:11am 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

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys Have you ever experienced sound as an actual tactile sensation? Or truly felt the difference between firing an M14A4 and a SCAR-L in Battlefield 4? That’s the promise of ViviTouch technology: translating sounds and...

Jan 21 2014, 3:48am 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

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device The combination of students and mobile phones has long been a source of anxiety for teachers. Instead of being engrossed in the lesson, the assumption is pupils will be unable to resist the lure of texting, watching...

Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. After rolling my eyes many many times this week, I eventually caved in. I finally took...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm 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

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 Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues Once a niche corner of the market, analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends is increasingly taking centre stage, as illustrated by the recent news that the US energy group FirstEnergy has agreed to...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST

The CIOs' Dilemma: Making The Leap To The Next Phase Of Computing

The CIOs' Dilemma: Making The Leap To The Next Phase Of Computing There’s an annoying buzz hovering around CIOs’ heads these days. It goes by many names but has the same aggravating hum no matter who’s saying it. Some call it digital transformation; others, digital IQ; still others,...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation Many observers feel that energy storage has the potential to be one of the ‘next big things.’ A number of companies are working hard at developing and deploying storage technologies, and raising money as well.  Stem – a...

Jan 17 2014, 9:21am CST

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success For years, warehouse management system (WMS) suppliers have been introducing “template” solutions. These template solutions are either industry specific or are based upon getting a simpler warehousing solution up...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential Data Science is gaining traction in the industry, as analytics, data collection, sensors, and Big Data become a more regular part of our online existence. O’Reilly Media, Inc. recently released a survey that it had...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge—a competition to inspire European cities to come up with bold ideas that...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm 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

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

Angry Birds Go! Stretches Physical-Virtual Divide To Confusion Point

Angry Birds Go! Stretches Physical-Virtual Divide To Confusion Point In-app purchasing may be making headlines, but is only part of the issue. Families need cost transparency — particularly in the complex ecosystem of toy-video-game crossovers. Angry Birds Go! doesn’t force players to...

Jan 16 2014, 6:56am CST

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts Banks worldwide may not like FATCA, the massive American disclosure law. But most banks everywhere are still lining up to comply. After all, if foreign banks don’t hand over American account holder details, they can...

Jan 16 2014, 12:56am CST

I4U news

Cloud Providers May Not Be Ready For Big Data Onslaught, Users Fear We know full well why many organizations are avoiding public cloud — they’re nervous about security. However, seasoned cloud adopters that have locked down their security have another concern on their plate — the...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science books (e.g. Guide to Science, Understanding Physics and Asimov’s Chronology of Science and...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters @giorodriguez  The New Year’s Day hype is deserved, but for reasons that may not yet be visible Funny thing about us humans: we are vulnerable to stories that are framed simplistically. A story with a clear arc — and a...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm 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

I4U news

Can The Gambling Industry Ever Become A Force For Good? After what appears to be a long-cycle swing towards greater permissiveness of gambling, both in the USA and in the rest of the world, it remains true that most Americans cannot legally bet on sports events, most...

Jan 15 2014, 7:01am CST