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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

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

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball.  We were debating terminology — The Internet of Things — that has come into common...

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle for our mobile affections. In fact in many parts of the world sales are rocketing past the...

Jan 22 2014, 3:35am CST

The Hottest Cheerleader Photos of 2014 Gallery
It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market Having created the tablet market with the iPad, Apple has been woefully slow into Phablets. As yet it does not have a large screen smartphone (a plus 5.6 inch display). But unless Apple acts quickly the Phablet market...

Jan 21 2014, 8:57am CST

I4U news

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

I4U news

Should Digital Health Startups Prioritize Eyeballs or Revenue? The good news, I guess, is that the well-worn “eyeballs versus revenue” debate – a dialog that has beset the tech world for years – has at long last reached digital health, suggesting that now there may be enough of...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro this week — occur with some regularity in corporate America, and have since the 1980s. But...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California.  In SEMI’s words...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

BMW Throws Down The Green Gauntlet At The Detroit Auto Show

BMW Throws Down The Green Gauntlet At The Detroit Auto Show This year in Detroit BMW showed a slew of new, small cars like the 1- and 2-Series, and a lighter-weight M3 and M4, in its latest effort to tighten and refine its burgeoning lineup. Mercedes, with its new 4-cylinder AMG...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm 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

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an established guideline UK doctors may have caused as many as 10,000 deaths each year. Now they...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

I4U news

Google builds a 'Nest' for future of smart homes Google counts on latest acquisition to open doors as homes get smarter in digital world SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When our Internet-connected gadgets and home appliances all learn to talk to each other, Google...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out.

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out. Google’s growing portfolio of sentient devices filled with sensors collecting information about the world includes its search engine, its Android phones, its Street View cars, its driverless cars, its new robots, and as...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products Business data stalwart Dun & Bradstreet has been delivering business intelligence to corporations for well over 100 years but until now that information was made up from highly structured data – market analytics,...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One After an endless series of articles reporting on the early lead taken over Microsoft and the Xbox One by Sony's rival PlayStation 4  - with Sony’s next-gen darling currently over a million sales ahead in the early going...

Jan 13 2014, 12:21pm CST

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-term freelancers. The percentage varies (ASTD, SHRM), from 30 to 45 percent, which seems...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business." John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business of Capitalism. Philosopher Marc Gafni, Ph.D., president of the Center for World...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST

Wag The Dog Stock Investing

Wag The Dog Stock Investing The dog and tail people are at it again. DATs, I call them. These are the financial advisors who say, “Don’t let the tax tail wag the dog. Taxes should not be your primary reason for buying or selling something.” There...

Jan 10 2014, 3:31pm CST

The Coming Patentocalpyse

The Coming Patentocalpyse At 7:30 pm on December last year, when New York City was getting ready to celebrate the end of 2013, Anthony Hayes was driving to the offices of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, a securities law firm based in the...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

I4U news

Are GMO-free Cheerios the First Domino? Activists are trumpeting General Mills’ decision to remove GMOs from Cheerios as a watershed moment. It is; but not for the reason that they believe. The move was relatively easy and inexpensive. Cheerios are primarily...

Jan 9 2014, 7:56am CST

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IBM's Watson supercomputer gets its own business IBM "Jeopardy!" champ computer Watson gets its own business unit, NYC headquarters NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous "Jeopardy!" champs of all time is moving to Manhattan. No, it's not...

Jan 9 2014, 7:36am CST

I4U news

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: One-To-One Marketing Is Almost Here, Finally Twitter’s ad business will help usher in a long-awaited era of one-to-one marketing, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said during a brief appearance at CES today. His comments came at a “Brand Matters” panel at the event...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

Cloud Foundry Creator Tires of PaaS Posturing - But Misses Fundamental Differences

Cloud Foundry Creator Tires of PaaS Posturing - But Misses Fundamental Differences Twitter is full of self-appointed pundits making comments about the state of the world, this is particularly evident in the technology sector where snarkiness is part of the modus operandi of most people. So when I see...

Jan 8 2014, 11:31am CST

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place You may have missed it over the holidays, but The Wall Street Journal had a fascinating blog about big companies and entrepreneurship. Rachel King wrote: “In 2013, corporations worked to create closer relationships with...

Jan 8 2014, 4:51am CST

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction  The Wall Street Journal on Saturday had a front page article on the White House initiative to create a new agency to manage large IT projects and increase federal hiring of key IT specialists from industry.  The White...

Jan 7 2014, 7:26pm CST

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption “Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages,...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the first of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part Two is available here.  An accompanying infographic is also available. An executive recently left his job at a global...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here.  An Infographic summarizing the 8 rules is available here. In the companion piece to this article, I...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Anatomy of an NPR Hatchet Job, Target: Oil & Gas

Anatomy of an NPR Hatchet Job, Target: Oil & Gas “On-The-Job Deaths Spiking As Oil Drilling Quickly Expands” screams a supposed National Public Radio exposé on the “terrible price” we’re paying for the fracking revolution that has transformed the U.S. energy industry...

Jan 7 2014, 4:36am 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 past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

I4U news

2014: The Year Social HR Matters In 2013, organizations finally began in earnest to integrate social technologies into recruitment, development and engagement practices. In 2014, this social integration will become the status quo. The digital...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am CST