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
Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion? The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created by combining their media assets. As he said back then, “We have great respect for Yahoo!,...
Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST
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
Jellyfish Aircraft Hovers Two scientists have invented a jellyfish aircraft prototype. It is the first one of its kind and proves that there may be more methods of taking to the skies than the standard one employed worldwide.
Jan 15 2014, 5:57am CST
Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook For the first eight months of 2013 it was all talk about the stock (since it was in the penalty box), Apple losing market share in smartphones and tablets and speculation about a low priced iPhone. It finally turned to...
Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST
FireEye buys firm that tied cyberattacks to China FireEye buys Mandiant, technology firm that linked cyberattacks to Chinese military unit
NEW YORK (AP) — FireEye Inc. said Thursday it has acquired Mandiant Corp., the firm that linked years of...
Jan 2 2014, 5:41pm CST
Fiat Soars After Gobbling Up Chrysler For $4.35 Billion Fiat agreed to buy the rest of Chrysler on Wednesday for $4.35 billion from the United Auto Workers Trust, and investors are bullish on the prospects for what will be the world’s seventh-largest automaker. Fiat stock...
Jan 2 2014, 11:01am CST
Bitcoin's Incredible Year Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1) heard of Bitcoin and 2) accepted it. Fat chance. Luckily, Bitcoin owners had a different...
Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST
The Curious Case Of The Chromebook: Is It Really A Hit? As 2013 closes, we are left with a bit of a puzzle in technology. The Chromebook, a browser-based, almost computer, designed by Google is definitely more popular than ever. But is it really catching on? And if so with...
Dec 31 2013, 8:26am CST
How To Jailbreak Your IOS 7 iPhone Or iPad If you’ve never tried to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad, then there’s a whole world of tweaks and add-ons that await you. Despite misinformed accounts, jailbreaking will not void your warranty and it’s simple to...
Dec 27 2013, 5:16am CST
McDonald's, Cisco Still Buys In Overvalued Market Stocks are even more overvalued as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the Russell 2000 set new all-time intra-day highs last Friday at 16,287.84, 1,823.75 and 1,147.12.
At these highs the Dow tested my...
Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST
Blockbuster Closes Stores Dish Network, owner of Blockbuster announced that all stores will be closed in the United States and also DVD service will end.
Nov 7 2013, 12:55am CST
Comet ISON Going on Peak This November It is a phenomenon of the night sky that will be viewable from earth pretty soon. Comet ISON is coming closest to the sun on November 28, Thankgiving day in US. And it is purported to be so bright that it will even be visible in daylight.
Nov 5 2013, 2:46am CST
7 Best Puzzle Games for Windows Phones Anyone would surely tell that Windows Mobile App Store is still much poorer than the Apple App Store and Android Play Store, but Windows Mobile App Store still got a huge selection of applications and games for its users – and that includes puzzle games!
Oct 15 2013, 5:11pm CDT
Washington Post - Amazon deal closes, new era begins Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, is now the official owner of The Washington Post. Today also marks the end of the 80-year reign of the Graham family.Bezos has signed the sale documents today, Tuesday, marking a new era for...
Oct 2 2013, 2:12am CDT
Groklaw Closes Over Fears of NSA Email Snooping Pamela Jones’ legal website, Groklaw has decided to close shop over fears of the NSA snooping into its emails. The powers of big government may have overstepped their boundaries this time around.
Aug 20 2013, 12:06pm CDT
Yahoo Closes its Email Service in China Yesterday Yahoo has closed its email service in China yesterday, on August 18th, 2013. Search giant asked Chinese users to transfer their accounts back on Alibaba's Aliyun cloud email service called Alimail or other alternative services.
Aug 19 2013, 8:42am CDT
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