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Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling

Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

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Charter calls TW Cable a 'turnaround project'

Charter calls Time Warner Cable a 'turnaround project' with 'failed' strategy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charter Communic...

Jan 14 2014, 6:26pm CST

Year Of The Internet of Things

Year Of The Internet of Things

“Internet of Things –” the theme of last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and yesterday’s announcement from Google...

Jan 14 2014, 4:16pm CST

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual  winne...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

By Dorie Clark How can you make your book a bestseller? A good person to ask would be Michael Hyatt, whose 2012 book Platform:...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

5 Reasons Nest Sold To Google

5 Reasons Nest Sold To Google

The big obsession yesterday was with why Google spent $3.2 billion on startup Nest Labs. But lost in the shuffle of the breatht...

Jan 14 2014, 7:56am CST

Jim Beam Acquired

Jim Beam Acquired

The Japanese company, Suntory has acquired famous whiskey maker Jim Beam for $13.6 billion. The quality and image of the produc...

Jan 14 2014, 4:04am CST

Google and Audi announces Android car system

Google and Audi announces Android car system

The tech giant Google and the luxury automaker Audi have announced a new partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show or better...

Jan 14 2014, 3:16am CST

Jim Beam Acquired by Suntory

Jim Beam Acquired by Suntory for $13.6 Billion

The Japanese company, Suntory has acquired famous whiskey maker Jim Beam for $13.6 billion. The quality and image of the produc...

Jan 14 2014, 2:08am CST

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China video sites confident public will pay

China's video industry confident it can beat piracy, persuade public to pay for online content BEIJING (AP) — Whe...

Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST

Nest finds a home in Google

Nest finds a home in Google

Google has acquired Nest Labs, the maker of the popular learning thermostat....

Jan 13 2014, 9:51pm CST

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Groupon Buys Ideeli At A Discount

In the latest sign that “flash sale” sites are struggling, Groupon bought Ideeli for $43 million in cash. This was a loss for I...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm 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

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Google says it will buy Nest Labs for $3.2B

Google says it will buy Nest Labs, maker of high-tech smoke alarms and thermostats, for $3.2B NEW YORK (AP) — Goo...

Jan 13 2014, 5:11pm CST

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Charter to bid below $135 a share for TW Cable

Charter in pursuit of Time Warner Cable, willing to make cash-and-stock offer of up to $38B NEW YORK (AP) — Cable...

Jan 13 2014, 4:41pm CST

Look Out, Apple - Google Just Bought Nest For $3.2 Billion

Look Out, Apple - Google Just Bought Nest For $3.2 Billion

In a deal surprising only for its enormous purchase price, Google has announced that it’s buying Nest Labs, the hot maker of te...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

In solar, bankability is the ultimate four-letter word. Getting final bank approval is one of the most arduous, and needlessly...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

Silicon Valley Taking A Smaller Slice Of The VC Pie

Silicon Valley Taking A Smaller Slice Of The VC Pie

Other tech hubs are receiving a higher percentage of global venture capital investment, according to new data. Each year new te...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Stock markets shrugged off Friday’s confusingly low U.S. job creation numbers – so let’s see how they cope with an onslaught of...

Jan 12 2014, 7:06pm CST

The New Optical Image Stabilization System Discloed by the Latest Apple Patent

The New Optical Image Stabilization System Disclosed by the Latest Apple Patent

A new patent describing the optical image stabilization system provides the cameras of the Apple devices with outstanding featu...

Jan 12 2014, 1:38pm 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...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market

Beats Electronics, the fashion headphone behemoth led by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, has officially announced its plans to launch...

Jan 12 2014, 9:46am CST

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

“I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach I met Paul Lemberg...

Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm CST

That's The Spirit: Justin Timberlake Takes On Tequila

That's The Spirit: Justin Timberlake Takes On Tequila

Justin Timberlake has no shortage of brand deals to pick and choose from, between pop-up concerts for Target, and handling crea...

Jan 11 2014, 10:51am CST

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

On January 9, health insurance bellwether Humana formally announced something that industry observers have long suspected: that...

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm 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...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

Where To Stay In Sonoma: Kenwood Inn and Spa

Where To Stay In Sonoma: Kenwood Inn and Spa

There is plenty of posh to go around in wine country. It seems that every month someone opens a new, even more fabulously luxur...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

The first of the year can be overwhelming for many people. Even with the best of intentions, people overspend and are left with...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

Save Money By Tripling Your Costs And Other Friday Stories

Save Money By Tripling Your Costs And Other Friday Stories

Right about the same time the new Meryl Streep/Julia Roberts movie, August: Osage County is hitting the theaters, the real Osag...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

Google And Intel, Welcome To The New American Conglomerate

Google And Intel, Welcome To The New American Conglomerate

Announcements from Google and Intel in the first week of 2014 confirm a trend that was already pretty solid but overlooked in 2...

Jan 10 2014, 9:41am CST

China: LOOMING IPHONE PRICE WAR TO BOOST APPLE

China: LOOMING IPHONE PRICE WAR TO BOOST APPLE

Chinese media are buzzing with anticipation as dominant mobile carrier China Mobile (HKEx: 941; NYSE: CHL) prepares to finally...

Jan 10 2014, 9:01am CST

Larry Page's Second Big Mistake As CEO: Opening Your Gmail Box to Google+ Followers

Larry Page's Second Big Mistake As CEO: Opening Your Gmail Box to Google+ Followers

Google just ignited a firestorm of protest with yet another attempt to jumpstart its Google+ don’t-call-it-a-social network. Th...

Jan 9 2014, 5:26pm CST

Your Business Is Growing-- Now What?

Your Business Is Growing-- Now What?

The goal of any business is to grow—expand your customer list, add new locations and staff, and ultimately, increase your incom...

Jan 9 2014, 1:40pm CST

Dish Network gives up on LightSquared purchase

Dish Network gives up on LightSquared purchase

Dish steps away form purchase...

Jan 9 2014, 12:25pm CST

With New Update, Microsoft Aims To Work On Xbox One's Social Features

With New Update, Microsoft Aims To Work On Xbox One's Social Features

If you’ve got an Xbox One, you  may have run into any number of problems with the operating system, from frustrating voice and...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST

First Images Of Marvel Superhero Theme Park Unveiled

First Images Of Marvel Superhero Theme Park Unveiled

It’s a massive six-story high dome as big as two football fields. It includes 4D rides and games like a state-of-the-art amusem...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

Congratulations. Your hard work and entrepreneurial instincts have paid off in the form of a fast-growing, profitable business...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

The answer to that question is “A great deal, when that woman has already scaled high walls to get where she is.” The woman in...

Jan 9 2014, 8:46am CST

Stephen Wolfram Promises A Universal API To The Internet Of Things

Stephen Wolfram Promises A Universal API To The Internet Of Things

At first glance, the Wolfram Connected Devices Project announced this week might not seem a big deal. But the database of ‘conn...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21pm CST