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Why We Start Up Startups

Why We Start Up Startups Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment.  And ask yourself some simple questions you probably don’t think about every day.  Why do we build...

Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST

Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy

Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy Two of the stars, Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey, who appeared on Grey’s Anatomy have jointly signed a two year contract for the series. Both will continue a prominent presence in the 11th and 12th season of the medical establishment series.

Jan 24 2014, 5:44am CST

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi? With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will never be a “normal” airport. But the tourism and convention money that comes from serving as...

Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm 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

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SolarCity turns to retail investors for cash SolarCity bets on new kind of financing _ selling bond-like securities to retail investors NEW YORK (AP) — Solar panel installer SolarCity is turning to retail investors for cash. The company said...

Jan 15 2014, 7:41am CST

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation Does blending personalized water consumption data, conservation tips and competitive spirit create the right formula for getting people to use less water? That would be “yes” for the East Bay Municipal Utility District...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech Britain’s Coalition government has been desperate to be seen as on the cutting edge of technology since the beginning of its term. It is bizarre, then, that it pressured some of the country’s biggest internet providers...

Jan 13 2014, 11:41am CST

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T-Mobile to pay customers leaving rivals T-Mobile aims to lure new customers by paying their termination fees, reports subscriber gains LAS VEGAS (AP) — T-Mobile US Inc., the country's fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure...

Jan 9 2014, 4:16pm CST

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T-Mobile offers to pay up to $650 for early termination fees from rival networks

T-Mobile offers to pay up to $650 for early termination fees from rival networks T-Mobile has unleashed its latest "Un-carrier" plan: reimburse early termination fees from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon.

Jan 8 2014, 10:29pm CST

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology While most of the country endured the polar vortex this week, the annual tech vortex known 2014 Consumer Electronics Show took over Las Vegas. I took a pre-Show tour of the International CES floor Monday, and witnessed...

Jan 8 2014, 6:41pm CST

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T-Mobile to pay customers leaving rivals T-Mobile aims to lure new customers by paying their termination fees, reports subscriber gains LAS VEGAS (AP) — T-Mobile US Inc., the country's fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure...

Jan 8 2014, 4:41pm 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 Strategy The publishing industry has been challenged by the online sales success of Amazon, the...

Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST

An Exhibition Of Marc Newson Timepieces For Jaeger-LeCoultre And Ikepod

An Exhibition Of Marc Newson Timepieces For Jaeger-LeCoultre And Ikepod Marc Newson is arguably the most prolific and recognized industrial designer in the world today. His works range from aircraft interiors and a concept car to home appliances and furnishings. The 60-year-old designer...

Jan 8 2014, 11:51am CST

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft?

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft? Are you sick of waiting for a taxi or limo? If you have a smartphone, you may be able to summon a car in minutes via Uber, Sidecar or Lyft. Lyft has the added visual bonus of a furry pink mustache on the front grille....

Jan 8 2014, 11:01am 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 Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about it. The number of $10-million-...

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 time making news lately. Needing to do something to regain consumer attention, Sprint jumped...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am 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

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius Eccentric CEOs are a rare breed even in the cutting-edge world of technology, but T-Mobile boss John Legere is one of them, and that may prove an advantage for a company eager to lure customers from AT&T and Verizon...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses By Richard N. Frasch and Charlotte Zhanghaixia Westfall Horace Greeley, the famous early American newspaper editor and founder of the New York Tribune in the mid-1800s, famously responded to the question of how to...

Jan 6 2014, 1:16pm 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 fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

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 like Internet stocks that soared. PowerShares Nasdaq Internet Portfolio (PNQI), which holds...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win AT&T wants you to drop T-Mobile and take their wireless service so badly, they’ll give you up to $450 to do it. In a first-of-its-kind promotion, one carrier is specifically targeting another’s customers. And this...

Jan 4 2014, 9:56am CST

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9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you. 1. Government versus The Internet...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014 The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata. The dust is finally beginning to clear from the big data explosion, which is a good thing. One of the problems with big data is that it’s...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

New York Times Attacks Expert Who Opposes `Speculation' Lawsuits

New York Times Attacks Expert Who Opposes `Speculation' Lawsuits The New York Times had an expose Friday about academics who — stop the presses! — supplement their university salaries by doing consulting work on the side. The problems with this story by reporter David Kocieniewski...

Dec 30 2013, 12:31pm CST

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond A little over a year ago here in Forbes, I wrote a post about how Yahoo! was going to go to $40 by the end of 2013. It turns out that was a very accurate call, as the stock now trades slightly above the $40 level. I...

Dec 29 2013, 1:06pm CST

Declara CEO Ramona Pierson Goes Where Others Don't Dare

Declara CEO Ramona Pierson Goes Where Others Don't Dare Most articles about Declara CEO Ramona Pierson focus on her astonishing life story, particularly her recovery from a 1984 car accident that left her blind and in a coma. But Pierson is just as capable of turning heads...

Dec 27 2013, 10:36am CST

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12 Money Themes To Guide You Through The New Year Forget about New Year’s resolutions. How about a New Year’s to-do list? Maybe it’s just a matter of semantics, but making a list of what you want to accomplish financially could be a great way to start working toward...

Dec 26 2013, 11:41am CST

Use the New Year to Improve Your Behavioral Fitness at Work

Use the New Year to Improve Your Behavioral Fitness at Work This article is by Lee Newman, dean of innovation and behavior at IE Business School, dean of IE’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a former consultant at McKinsey & Company and a founder of two technology...

Dec 26 2013, 9:51am CST

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry This threat to the Taiwanese economy, which depends on grabbing sizable shares of new IT hardware trends, has already hit contracts for lower-end tablets and begun taking aim at the premium ones, says Joen Yang, senior...

Dec 24 2013, 7:16pm CST

First Week of October 2014 Options Trading For Intel (INTC)

First Week of October 2014 Options Trading For Intel (INTC) Investors in Intel Corp (NASD: INTC) saw new options begin trading this week, for the October 2014 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with...

Dec 24 2013, 11:46am CST

February 2014 Options Now Available For Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO)

February 2014 Options Now Available For Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Investors in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE: TMO) saw new options begin trading today, for the February 2014 expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the TMO options chain...

Dec 23 2013, 12:57pm CST

Interesting JWN Put And Call Options For February 2014

Interesting JWN Put And Call Options For February 2014 Investors in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) saw new options become available today, for the February 2014 expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the JWN options chain for the...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST

Loews February 2014 Options Begin Trading

Loews February 2014 Options Begin Trading Investors in Loews Corp. (NYSE: L) saw new options become available today, for the February 2014 expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the L options chain for the new...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST

PGR August 2014 Options Begin Trading

PGR August 2014 Options Begin Trading Investors in Progressive Corp. (NYSE: PGR) saw new options begin trading today, for the August 2014 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST

TRV February 2014 Options Begin Trading

TRV February 2014 Options Begin Trading Investors in Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE: TRV) saw new options begin trading today, for the February 2014 expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the TRV options chain for...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST

February 2014 Options Now Available For PVH

February 2014 Options Now Available For PVH Investors in PVH Corp (NYSE: PVH) saw new options begin trading today, for the February 2014 expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the PVH options chain for the new February...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST

August 2014 Options Now Available For GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

August 2014 Options Now Available For GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Investors in GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK) saw new options become available today, for the August 2014 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value,...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST