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Lupita Nyong'o Oscars Pearl Dress worth $150000 is stolen

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

The Science Behind The Dress

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Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...

Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST

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Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST

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AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government's control of phone data...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) — The top cybersecurity officer for the Health and Human Services Department said he was...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

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Cloud Providers May Not Be Ready For Big Data Onslaught, Users Fear We know full well why many organizations are avoiding public cloud — they’re nervous about security. However, seasoned cloud adopters that have locked down their security have another concern on their plate — the...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE In-Ear Headphone Review: Solid, Comfortable, And Inexpensive

Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE In-Ear Headphone Review: Solid, Comfortable, And Inexpensive The Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE are smaller than the last Beyerdynamic headphone I reviewed. A lot smaller, since those were big open-back over-ears. Perhaps best known for those big over-ears, and on-ear, headphones, the DX...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

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Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media LIMA, Peru (AP) — An opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State It’s been unavoidable for me to end up a de facto contributor for science and technology down in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina – the combination of intellectual energy and quality of life is what...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am 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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Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21am CST

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Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Buddhist Temple Deaths Case Reopened

Buddhist Temple Deaths Case Reopened In 1991, Jonathan Doody was convicted for the murder of nine people, six of whom were Buddhist monks. Now, so many years later, the Buddhist temple deaths case has been reopened for the third time.

Jan 14 2014, 5:07am CST

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Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST

Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality

Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality One of the great joys of the digital age has been the uncoupling of entertainment from both time and location.  Gone are the days of finishing up dinner in a hurry to get to the TV in time to see I Love Lucy.  With...

Jan 13 2014, 10:01am CST

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it matters, finds a new study out today in Nature Neuroscience. The researchers found that giving...

Jan 13 2014, 9:41am CST

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise Jolla was formed in late 2011 from a number of former Nokia Engineers who had been working on a number of Linux-based operating systems and handsets (including the Nokia N9). Just over two years later, their first...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

The Judge Won't Call Asbestos-Lawyer Shenanigans Fraud, But It Sure Smells Like It

The Judge Won't Call Asbestos-Lawyer Shenanigans Fraud, But It Sure Smells Like It There’s an old journalistic turn of phrase that keeps us on the right side of the libel laws, while getting the point across: Sometimes it’s a crime what’s legal. That is an apt description for the shenanigans plaintiff...

Jan 11 2014, 9:31am CST

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3-D printing set to break out of niche 3-D printing set to break out of niche, into mouths (candy) and onto fingers (diamond rings) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the oddest items on display this week at International CES gadget show were edible,...

Jan 11 2014, 9:21am CST

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes Some say that people do not really want advice, even when they ask for it — but when starting a company, good advice early on can be the difference between success and failure. For this reason, it is common practice for...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

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Experts withdraw from Internet security conference Researchers skip computer security conference over reports of NSA collaboration on encryption WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security...

Jan 8 2014, 2:31pm CST

Majority of Super Bowl Ads are Useless

Majority of Super Bowl Ads are Useless It has been found in a study that the majority of Super Bowl adverts are not all they are purported to be. In fact they are pretty useless since they don’t affect the sales rep.

Jan 8 2014, 10:18am CST

10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss

10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss 10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss I once worked on a team that helped produce a nightly television news show. The format didn’t vary much, the deadlines were the same every night and my colleagues and I were...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR It is a coincidence that I am writing about SCOTTEVEST the week the company announced its ability at CES to provide the first clothing to accommodate a wearable battery power source for Google Glass (see The Shirt That...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

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Technology? Some justices want to keep distance Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries It’s time for all great technology investors and company builders to stand up and be counted in the 14th annual Forbes Midas List of the world’s top venture capitalists. Since 2011, Forbes has worked with TrueBridge...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST

Solar is a good-looking, gesture-based Weather app for Android

Solar is a good-looking, gesture-based Weather app for Android If you are that type of reader who likes a little form with their function, then Solar is a useful weather application which offers it in droves. And instead of just displaying the current time, forecast, and the temperature, the solar app gives its users colorful and visual cues so the user can infer a lot of detail from just a single glance. Then anyone can easily swipe in any direction for more information.

Jan 7 2014, 4:53am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014 This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Gotcha! What All Brands Can Learn From Justin Bieber in 2014

Gotcha! What All Brands Can Learn From Justin Bieber in 2014 So the word that defines my livelihood is grist for the dumpster? That’s the opinion of Timothy Egan, anyway, as stated in a recent editorial in The New York Times. “Brand,” along with “artisan,” “gluten-free,” and “...

Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST

Lenovo Begins The New Year By Drowning Out And Undercutting Its PC Rivals

Lenovo Begins The New Year By Drowning Out And Undercutting Its PC Rivals Lenovo has dominated the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by unveiling more than ten new PC and tablet models. Rather than being just more of the same, the new lineup represents a significant leap...

Jan 6 2014, 11:46am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Form 1 3D printer from Formlabs CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Form 1 3D printer from Formlabs

Jan 5 2014, 9:55am 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

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story The most rewarding aspect of my work as a communication expert is the opportunity to read about my clients nearly every day in a newspaper, magazine, or blog, and to see their products enhancing the quality of people’s...

Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST

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Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveries Report lifts lid on NSA hacker unit, says US spies intercept computer deliveries to plant bugs LONDON (AP) — A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security Agency's hacking...

Dec 29 2013, 12:06pm CST

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In 2008, PolitiFact's 2013 'Lie Of The Year,' That You Could Keep Your Health Plan Under Obamacare, It As Rated 'True' On December 12, the self-appointed guardians of truth and justice at PolitiFact named President Obama’s infamous promise—that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it”—its 2013 “Lie of the Year.” An...

Dec 27 2013, 1:16pm CST

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NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal NY judge concludes NSA phone surveillance is legal, rejecting ACLU effort to halt program NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday found that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of...

Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST

Rethinking Retina: Apple's 13-inch iPad Pro Is Rumored To Have A 4K Display

Rethinking Retina: Apple's 13-inch iPad Pro Is Rumored To Have A 4K Display The other shoe to drop on Tim Cook’s “big plans” for Apple in 2014 is resolution. Specifically, rumors from the Chinese site Pad News and Foxxcon indicate that the forthcoming “iPad Pro” will ditch retina in favor of 4K...

Dec 27 2013, 8:30am CST

Review - 'Saving Mr. Banks' Packs Emotional Wallop

Review - 'Saving Mr. Banks' Packs Emotional Wallop My father died in September of this year. I was in the air somewhere over Texas, desperately hurrying to get there before time ran out, when he drew his last breath. Walking into that house, only to discover I was too...

Dec 27 2013, 8:16am 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