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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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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 rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already?

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already? An article from TheStreet.com has declared that just as the i3 is launching, a “critical BMW selling point has been removed, resulting in a huge victory for Tesla as well as BMW’s other competitors.”  The...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries.  Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even finance all recently added women to major leadership roles. Marissa Mayer may have recently...

Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they should. Google seems to understand the Social CRM needs of small and medium sized companies...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30 Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPhones – no line. After six years of negotiations between Apple and China Mobile, the iPhone...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

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Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

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Facebook adds trending topics to site Facebook adds trending topics to site to tell users what people are posting about NEW YORK (AP) — In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook is adding a feature to its service that lets users know the topics...

Jan 16 2014, 3:47pm CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

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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 or partner for his beloved network of community news sites, AOL chairman Tim Armstrong has...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm 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

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone medical device syncs readings to your iPhone

Jan 14 2014, 12:09pm CST

CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies

CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies As CES draws to a close, it’s clear that the annual confab of what used to be quaintly refered to as the “Consumer Electronics Show” is a much different event these days.  Yes, it’s still the place for the likes of...

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

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 floor. Add to this pile the even greater amounts of knowledge hidden behind locked doors,...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06am CST

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner?  We get smarter,...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

Talk Outside the Box

Talk Outside the Box Our imaginations are limited by our experience; our routine; our habitual ways of working, thinking, and dreaming. This isn’t intended to be dispiriting news. But it is weighty news worth serious consideration. Because...

Jan 10 2014, 6:01pm CST

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China It’s the second week of 2014, and I’m on my way to visit the world’s innovation center, Silicon Valley, for the first time. My destination: 2882 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park in California. I’m to meet Tim Draper, founder...

Jan 10 2014, 5:01pm CST

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales Five Steps To Making Sales Through Social Media An integral part of the sales process is getting to know your prospects and establishing relationships—and it turns out that social media can help you accomplish this...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am CST

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The Ignored Side Of Social Media: Customer Service The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on January 2, 2014. What do you do when your flight to San Francisco is cancelled at midnight and the airline insists on rebooking you and your spouse on...

Jan 9 2014, 3:36pm CST

The Executive's Famous Last Words

The Executive's Famous Last Words At Kotter Intetnational, Jimmy Leppert has the challenging job of encouraging executives to view leadership from a new perspective. This change in perspective can be critical to an executive’s future success. “My people...

Jan 9 2014, 5:16am CST

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Can 2014 Be The Year Of Real Healthcare Innovation? Our body is a machine for living.  It is organized for that, it is its nature.  Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it bey encumbering it with remedies.     —...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

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The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies.  These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

Catching Up With Michael Fertik, Still On A Mission To Save You From The Internet

Catching Up With Michael Fertik, Still On A Mission To Save You From The Internet Evangelist is a word that’s bandied around all too often in the business world. But when you meet a person that really is on a mission, that tired old phrase seems to waken up a little. Michael Fertik, CEO of Reputation...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World “The greatest form of philanthropy is an investment in an entrepreneur” I first heard of Tiger 21 during a conversation with Miami Chapter Chair Charlie Garcia about the future of social networking and influence. This...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51am CST

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook A well-intentioned grandmother accidentally hurt her grandkids’ feelings. She took screenshots of their delightful Instagram photos and proudly uploaded them to Facebook for all of her social network friends to see. If...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014 Monster unveils new Bluetooth headphones that cost nearly $450

Jan 7 2014, 11:43am CST

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014 Monster unveils new Bluetooth headphones that cost nearly $450

Jan 7 2014, 11:43am CST

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know What if you invented a revolutionary product that replaced narcotics to alleviate pain, but you fumbled the public relations (PR) effort and your news got lost in the media echo chamber?   Startups and entrepreneurs in...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics In 2014 brands must finally resolve their fate with Hispanic consumers. Most companies see only the growing number of Hispanic consumers and their estimated $1.5B purchasing power in 2015, yet fail to authentically...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am CST

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The Media Startup Getting 20 Year Olds To Talk About More Than Cat Pictures The newsroom of the future will probably resemble the three airy, wood-floored rooms PolicyMic rents in Midtown Manhattan. On the ninth floor of a nondescript office building, 14 editors and writers, all in their mid to...

Jan 6 2014, 7:56am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, who oversees a revenue-less app that makes photos disappear, with an invitation, delivered...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

Why Leadership Is About Dignity

Why Leadership Is About Dignity “A bold new way of tackling poverty that’s about dignity, not dependence and choice, not charity.” When I first read that on Acumen.org, I thought beyond poverty. I asked myself, “If dignity is about being worthy of...

Jan 6 2014, 6:46am CST

Social Clout At Re/Code

Social Clout At Re/Code Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story within WSJ’s print or digital editions has the capacity to drive conversations, alter...

Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation SEO experts and webmasters spend a lot of time worrying about Google algorithm changes. In 2013, the search engine giant tweaked the algorithm 15 times, and in 2012, it was updated 37 times. Worrying about algorithm...

Jan 5 2014, 10:31am 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 opportunities going forwards. I keep coming back to a central thesis of mine which is that as enterprise...

Jan 3 2014, 12:26pm CST

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch How do you craft an effective sales pitch? First, ditch the “pitch”—or at least neglect the traditional meaning of the word. It basically describes what salespeople used to do: throw information at prospects hoping to...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am CST

Air Travel Industry's New Year's Resolutions: A Report Card

Air Travel Industry's New Year's Resolutions: A Report Card Two years ago at New Year’s, I dreamed a beautiful dream of 12 resolutions for the air travel industry. As 2014 begins, let’s ride the Way Back Machine to revisit those resolutions and see whether my dreams came true or...

Jan 2 2014, 3:21pm CST

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy, ”  “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.” Whatever term prevails, it’s about a more efficient way of using valuable resources to benefit...

Jan 2 2014, 2:11pm CST