Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook Google has just acquired the artificial intelligence setup DeepMind. The bargain was finalized for a cool $400 million. Google outbid Facebook and now has a valuable acquisition that may one day allow thinking on a human scale.
Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST
Star Spangled Banner will be Sung by Renee Fleming at the Super Bowl The Super Bowl will delight millions of football fans who will get to enjoy the goodness of the game. As for the national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner, it will get sung by Renee Fleming to the accompaniment of the patriotic emotions of so many Americans.
Jan 24 2014, 12:30pm CST
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
Indie Running: IGF Final Nominees Announced The Independent Games Festival has announced the nominees for its grand prizes, to be awarded at the end of the Independent Games Summit in San Francisco in March. With 650 applicants judged by 375 judges, the IGF...
Jan 7 2014, 5:36pm CST
Colts Blackout Narrowly Avoided The Indianapolis Colts have narrowly avoided a blackout thanks in no small part to the sale of tickets. Meanwhile, two other teams have yet to show the world what they have got if they want to miss a blackout.
Jan 4 2014, 6:06am CST
Top French Court Upholds 75% Tax While Footballers Eye Exit You have to hand it to the French for making tax news interesting. Their on-again off-again 75% tax on the wealthy fueled a worldwide debate over whether high earners are unpatriotic to call it quits and head for...
Dec 30 2013, 1:41pm CST
Romantic New Year's Eve Dining Options In Las Vegas Las Vegas is not just for gambling anymore. With some of the world’s greatest chefs creating menus filled with truffles, chocolate and caviar make this the perfect place for a romantic New Year’s Eve dinner....
Dec 30 2013, 10:31am CST
Year-End Car Deals Delight Consumers The year-end car deals available in the season to give have delighted consumers. December is definitely going to be a time of peak sales in the market for cars, SUVs and trucks.
Dec 30 2013, 4:21am CST
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