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Google buys DeepMind

Google buys DeepMind

Google is acquiring an artificial intelligence company called DeepMind Technologies.  The terms of the deal were undisclos...

Jan 27 2014, 2:04am 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...

Jan 25 2014, 4:52am 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

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

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 contam...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

You have to admit it sounds awfully good. Travel the world, write your experiences, and write off all your expenses on your tax...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11am CST

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Why It's Good Apple Didn't Buy Nest And Google Shouldn't Have Either

Perhaps you’ve heard that Google bought Nest this week for $3.2 Billion (USD). The move doesn’t seem that unusual for Google—th...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE In-Ear Headphone Review: Solid, Comfortable, And Inexpensive

Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE In-Ear Headphone Review: Solid, Comfortable, And Inexpensive

The Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE are smaller than the last Beyerdynamic headphone I reviewed. A lot smaller, since those were big ope...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the compa...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Magnalinx Gunmetal Magnetic Bracelet from DFX Sports & Fitness

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Magnalinx Gunmetal Magnetic Bracelet from DFX Sports & Fitness

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Magnalinx Gunmetal Magnetic Bracelet from DFX Sports & Fitness...

Jan 12 2014, 2:28pm CST

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The hottest gadgets of CES: 3-D printers to 4K TVs

The coolest tech at CES, from driverless cars to sugar printers and heat cameras for iPhones LAS VEGAS (AP) — The...

Jan 12 2014, 1:16pm CST

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

With the media focused last week on the “polar vortex” extreme cold, Chris Christie’s “BridgeGate,” the jobs report shock, Fed...

Jan 12 2014, 10:46am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tobii EyeX Engine from Tobii Technology AB

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tobii EyeX Engine from Tobii Technology AB

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tobii EyeX Engine from Tobii Technology AB...

Jan 11 2014, 9:04am CST

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now If you happen to work in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh or Fort Lauderdale and...

Jan 10 2014, 3:41pm CST

The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013

The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013

10 Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013 No surprise here, but the Ford F-150 pickup truck was the most popular vehicle of any kind sold...

Jan 10 2014, 12:21pm CST

Point Break Remake May Add Gerard Butler

Point Break Remake May Add Gerard Butler

The remake of the movie Point Break may have a new star playing the role of Patrick Swayze in it. The services of Gerard Butler...

Jan 10 2014, 5:34am CST

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

The intensity of competition in an industry is neither a matter of coincidence nor bad luck Michael Porter, Competitive Strate...

Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Pro...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War

Pity poor Sprint. With the AT&T-T-Mobile war garnering all the headlines, the number three mobile carrier has had a tough t...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Seth Goldman was born to do this As Co-Founder and CEO of Honest Tea, his picture is in the dictionary next to the word tenacit...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge f...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks

Last year was a sizzling year for stocks, and though technology and telecom stocks as a group rose only 18%, their were pockets...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

Dr. Jeff Magee: 'Shift Happens' -- How To Make The 1 Degree Calibrations That Assure Your Success

Dr. Jeff Magee: 'Shift Happens' -- How To Make The 1 Degree Calibrations That Assure Your Success

In an exclusive to Forbes, leadership coach and author Dr. Jeffrey Magee (known as “The American Business Guru” to many) has un...

Jan 5 2014, 9:01pm CST

Enterprise Social Networks, Fabric Overlays Or Connected Services?

Enterprise Social Networks, Fabric Overlays Or Connected Services?

I spend a lot of time talking to investment houses and the like and advising them on what I perceive to be the big opportunitie...

Jan 3 2014, 12:26pm CST

Russia's Oil Industry Is Doing Fine, Which Is Great News For The Kremlin

Russia's Oil Industry Is Doing Fine, Which Is Great News For The Kremlin

Russia’s economy had a pretty bad 2013 and there’s simply no point in arguing otherwise. The economy decelerated sharply and is...

Jan 3 2014, 8:46am CST

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops

Dragon Capital is the largest private shareholder of stocks in Vietnam. I spoke with Bill Stoops, Dragon’s Chief Investment Off...

Jan 2 2014, 7:41pm CST

Scarlett Johansson Wishes to be a Film Director

Scarlett Johansson Wishes to be a Film Director

The Marilyn Monroe of today, Scarlett Johansson has plans for the future. The blonde bombshell wishes to be a film director. Sh...

Jan 2 2014, 6:55am CST

Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Make New Year's Resolutions -- They Do This Instead

Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Make New Year's Resolutions -- They Do This Instead

Apply the Pareto Principle to New Year’s resolutions and it’s not a pretty sight. Yes — I am willing to bet at least 80% of res...

Jan 1 2014, 1:56pm CST

I4U news

Big Data Variety Means That Metadata Matters

Of the famous big data Vs, it’s the variety in data that holds the most potential for exploitation. While not everybody has the...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Becoming More Innovative in 2014

Becoming More Innovative in 2014

Organizations don’t innovate, people do. Organizations that are admired for being especially innovative don’t hire genetically...

Dec 31 2013, 9:46am CST

I4U news

Top VCs Predict Where They'll Invest Their Money In 2014

With the new year on the minds of tech companies and investors alike, it’s time to look back on 2013′s startup crazes and forec...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

Doug Richard Of Dragon's Den On Hong Kong's Startup Scene

Doug Richard Of Dragon's Den On Hong Kong's Startup Scene

Doug Richard rose to fame as an investor or “dragon” on the hit BBC TV program Dragon’s Den, the British equivalent of Shark Ta...

Dec 31 2013, 8:56am CST

A Convergence Of The Single Sign-On, API Management And Integration Worlds

A Convergence Of The Single Sign-On, API Management And Integration Worlds

Lately I’ve been noticing some real convergence in some generally unrelated areas – Single Sign-On (SSO), the ability to sign i...

Dec 30 2013, 2:11pm CST

Swine Flu Spreading Across the US

Swine Flu Spreading Across the US

The swine flu virus is rapidly spreading across the United States. Already ten states have been taken hostage by H1N1, the medi...

Dec 29 2013, 1:40am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

It’s the tenth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which...

Dec 27 2013, 7:56pm CST