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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...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am 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 abo...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am 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 reac...

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 rectan...

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" w...

Jan 24 2014, 1:12am 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...

Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

OCZ is now a wholly owned Toshiba subsidary...

Jan 22 2014, 10:57am 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,...

Jan 20 2014, 3:21pm 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...

Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST

Goldie Hawn to Launch “Mindful Works”

Goldie Hawn Wants Mindful Works

Goldie Hawn is going to launch a new evidence-based program for educators and children in collaboration with Mark Bertolini. Th...

Jan 17 2014, 11:40am 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...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am 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-a...

Jan 17 2014, 8:19am CST

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More fights could follow driver's Google Glass win

Calif. driver's Google Glass court win likely to be first fight of many as tech outpaces law SAN DIEGO (AP) — A C...

Jan 17 2014, 2:01am 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 pa...

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 Ma...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm 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...

Jan 16 2014, 6:56am CST

I4U news

Woman to testify against Google Glass citation

Calif. woman challenges citation for wearing eyeglasses computer while driving SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woma...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

This is the way the saga of Patch and AOL ends: Not with a bang, nor with a whimper, but with a “Huh?” Pressed to find a buyer...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

I4U news

Apple's Cook Says iPhone China Mobile Deal Is The Beginning of A Beautiful Friendship

Apple CEO Tim Cook did something his predecessor, Steve Jobs, didn’t do in pursuit of a deal for the iPhone with China Mobile,...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm 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. - Joh...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm 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...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You

“Just because I have a fitness app on my phone doesn’t make me an athlete.”  - Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health ...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

Monster Drinks Face Challenges

Monster Drinks Face Challenges Despite High Sales

The cost price of Monster drinks has skyrocketed so that it is currently three billion dollars richer than in previous times. H...

Jan 15 2014, 4:52am CST

A Chat With The Host of 'Brain Games': Nat Geo's Highest-Rated Show Ever

A Chat With The Host of 'Brain Games': Nat Geo's Highest-Rated Show Ever

Here’s the thing about Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games: Off-camera, he’s exactly like you want h...

Jan 14 2014, 1:36pm CST

The Data Lake Dream

The Data Lake Dream

How will enterprise data architecture evolve over the next five years? In 2013, I spent a lot of time talking about Hadoop’s de...

Jan 14 2014, 10:46am CST

Legal Issues Will Remain A Hot Topic For Fantasy Sports In 2014

Legal Issues Will Remain A Hot Topic For Fantasy Sports In 2014

One of the topics on the agenda is a legal update. Here are some of the legal issues the fantasy sports industry will need to c...

Jan 14 2014, 8:46am CST

I4U news

Groupon Buys Ideeli At A Discount

In the latest sign that “flash sale” sites are struggling, Groupon bought Ideeli for $43 million in cash. This was a loss for I...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm 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...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

Solar Installer Takes Google Glass Up On The Roof

Solar Installer Takes Google Glass Up On The Roof

One of the residential solar industry’s ongoing challenges surrounds standardizing and speeding up the time it takes to get ins...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

IBM's Watson Could Help Turn Big Data Buzz Into Business

IBM's Watson Could Help Turn Big Data Buzz Into Business

It has been said that the Internet is like all the world’s books gathered in one place, then thrown indiscriminately on the flo...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06am CST

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to exis...

Jan 11 2014, 6:31pm 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, Ani...

Jan 11 2014, 11:01am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: YEI 3-Space Sensors from YEI Technology

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: YEI 3-Space Sensors from YEI Technology

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: YEI 3-Space Sensors from YEI Technology...

Jan 11 2014, 9:19am CST

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

There is a fundamentally new class of individuals entering and circulating in the job market. They tend to be adaptable and mob...

Jan 10 2014, 4:01pm CST

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year?

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year?

No. It’s a simple two-letter word that can be so difficult to say, particularly when it comes to business. That’s because so ma...

Jan 10 2014, 2:11pm CST

What Every Leader Must Know About Personal Development

What Every Leader Must Know About Personal Development

Man is a mystery. If you spend your entire life trying to puzzle it out do not say that you’ve wasted your time. I occupy mysel...

Jan 10 2014, 12:41pm CST

Sick Of Sports: Why Rock Bands Are A Better Metaphor For Work Teams

Sick Of Sports: Why Rock Bands Are A Better Metaphor For Work Teams

Sports teams are the canonical metaphor for teamwork. We try to “pick winners” to score “slam dunks.” Team leaders “coach” team...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

China: LOOMING IPHONE PRICE WAR TO BOOST APPLE

China: LOOMING IPHONE PRICE WAR TO BOOST APPLE

Chinese media are buzzing with anticipation as dominant mobile carrier China Mobile (HKEx: 941; NYSE: CHL) prepares to finally...

Jan 10 2014, 9:01am CST