Valentine’s Day Roses have Pricing Issues There are people who give their sweethearts bouquets of red roses every Valentine’s Day. But the roses, reserved for this special day which celebrates love, have pricing issues which revolve around their production and distribution.
Feb 7 2014, 3:03am CST
Nissan Leaf Covers 400 Miles at No Cost Nissan Leaf may just be the first car to cover a trip of 400 miles at zero fuel charges. The Nissan Leaf is an electric car that has gone the distance although recharging it was a bit of a hassle along the way.
Feb 4 2014, 3:14am CST
Xbox One is Coming for $399 Microsoft is reportedly planning to launch a cheaper version of Xbox One by the end of this year that would cost $399 (but it comes without a Blu-ray drive).
Feb 2 2014, 8:12am CST
Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) Riverbed...
Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST
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
Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...
Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST
Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to big-screen TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more live coverage over the Internet than it has on TV. For the upcoming Winter Games, Comcast's...
Jan 24 2014, 2:38pm CST
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
Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). As a refresher, AdSense automatically fills unsold ad space inventory for quick and easy...
Jan 24 2014, 8:11am CST
The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...
Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST
Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative about that retail giant’s slow slide toward irrelevance and extinction. Don’t. Or, at least,...
Jan 24 2014, 8:00am CST
Tax Filing Procedure Complicated It is tax return filing season and, although things will hopefully work out just fine in the end, various issues have cropped up along the way. Besides the governmental shutdown some time back another glitch which makes the procedure even more complicated is imitation sites that charge for free form filing.
Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST
Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required...
Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST
Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.
Jan 23 2014, 11:43pm CST
Toyota Prius Offers Best Value Toyota again becomes the world's biggest automaker by selling a record number (9.98 million) of vehicles last year. And the Toyota Prius comes out on top of the list of highly desirable cars. Toyota Prius offers the best in value at a reasonable price tag of $29,230.
Jan 23 2014, 2:59pm CST
Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.
Jan 23 2014, 2:43pm CST
New Take on Google Glass I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass. Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Glass personally. I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....
Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST
Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander Earlier this week, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team launched a crowdfunding effort to raise a little over $400,000 towards its goal of putting a lander on the Moon to win Google’s Lunar X-Prize. In order to win the prize,...
Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST
How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...
Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST
5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...
Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST
Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...
Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST
Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one caveat. The large-battery version of the car — which appears to be the only one headed for China...
Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST
Kristen Bell Opens Private Matters The actress, Kristen Bell is in a confessional mood alright. Recently, she opened up about some very private matters on the Conan O’Brien Show. While some members of the audience expressed shock at her talking about her personal life, the actress remained unfazed.
Jan 23 2014, 1:42am CST
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
$4,000 Costco Food Stash to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse Worried that civilization is about to collapse? Do you fear invasion by zombies or aliens? Society might sink into an abyss of savagery and lawlessness, mobs might howl outside your gate, but at least you won’t run out...
Jan 22 2014, 9:11am CST
5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (formerly known as Steam Box.) The Valve-spearheaded project looks to be as much an attempt to...
Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST
Irs.gov Offers Free File Program The governmental shutdown has caused the date for filing tax returns to be postponed to January 31st. However, the Irs.gov free file program makes this quite an easy proposition.
Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST
Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...
Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST
Verizon buys Intel TV Unit Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizon's FiOS TV service may be available on your phone. That's the vision...
Jan 22 2014, 3:36am CST
Lindsay Lohan Reveals New Film at Sundance Lindsay Lohan announced her new movie ‘Inconceivable’, in which she is going to work, at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Monday, January 20th.
Jan 22 2014, 12:22am CST
Best Credit Cards for Travel in 2014 The best credit cards for travel purposes in 2014 are given below. It appears to be the case, that they are the ideal economic tools for tourists and businessmen travelling abroad, who are looking for more bang for the buck.
Jan 21 2014, 11:17pm CST
Best Credit Cards for Purchases Made in 2014 Credit cards have been called smart money. Maybe they are an evolution of how mankind handles cash. Instead of the unwieldy bundle of banknotes that make your wallet puffy, the slim and smooth plastic credit card is a better option. The best credit cards for purchases that you are likely to make in 2014 are listed below for your perusal.
Jan 21 2014, 6:48am CST
The Home Exercise Equipment Conundrum The choice in the best treadmills in the home exercise equipment market is confusing. While the higher the price, the more complex the machinery. Should you go high-end or bargain basement?
Jan 21 2014, 5:41am CST
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