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Damaged Antarctic Ozone Layer is Finally Healing

Damaged Antarctic Ozone Layer is Finally Healing

The badly damaged ozone layer hovering above Antarctica is finally showing signs of going back to its original state....

Jul 1 2016, 4:13am CDT

Apple CEO Rejects the Allegation of Working with NSA Back Doors

Apple CEO Rejects the Allegation of Working with NSA Back Doors

Tim Cook clearly stated that Apple had not been assisting NSA to develop back doors, but informed about the US government’s req...

Jan 26 2014, 1:30pm CST

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

There is impressive evidence that Apple is moving into solar power in a big way, not just in the projected 4.4 million squ...

Jan 26 2014, 1:04pm CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a repo...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4

Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4

While the Xbox One is not an ordinary device, it has been facing some serious competition from Sony’s PS4. The challenge is for...

Jan 25 2014, 3:28pm CST

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

The Xbox One and PS4 could bet getting company. Recent reports indicate that a new Apple TV is well into testing, and might arr...

Jan 24 2014, 6:51pm CST

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

Bloatware has to be uninstallable by the user says new rules...

Jan 24 2014, 9:49am CST

SteelSeries Stratus hits pre-order for $79.99

SteelSeries Stratus hits pre-order for $79.99

Game controller is made specifically for iOS 7 devices...

Jan 24 2014, 9:40am CST

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh. More accurately, The Great Magician took it out of a bag and let it talk...

Jan 24 2014, 8:48am CST

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

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 abo...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am CST

Windows Phone is in Danger

Windows Phone is in Danger

Everyone was expecting Nokia’s smartphones sale in Q4 2013 to go up, with estimates that it would break 10 million units. Inste...

Jan 24 2014, 7:30am CST

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

Microsoft 2nd-quarter revenue, earnings top Street as Xbox One, Surface sales strong REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. repo...

Jan 24 2014, 7:06am CST

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

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...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 27...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, a tool that I have used almost every day of my pr...

Jan 24 2014, 1:08am CST

Satechi unveils smart TV box for streaming content

Satechi unveils smart TV box for streaming content

Set top box runs Android 2.2...

Jan 23 2014, 1:08pm CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos

John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The compa...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8...

Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST

Nokia smartphone Sales Drop

Nokia smartphone Sales Drop

Nokia handsets unit being bought by Microsoft sees further drop in sales HELSINKI (AP) — The Nokia handsets business that Micro...

Jan 23 2014, 7:21am CST

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies?

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies?

Having spent the week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it would appear that fitness & sport tech has s...

Jan 23 2014, 7:10am CST

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

20 reasons why 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the family gamer on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, 3DS, Vita and PC....

Jan 23 2014, 5:37am CST

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

PC maker Lenovo Group buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion BEIJING (AP) — China's Lenovo Group is buying part of I...

Jan 23 2014, 4:01am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last...

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST

Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q

Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q

Netflix's 4th-quarter earnings, stock soar as video service adds 2.3 million US subscribers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's four...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

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 other...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

“Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass

It was bound to happen sooner or later: a man has had his Google Glass headset ripped from his face and been questioned by the...

Jan 22 2014, 12:52pm CST

Rose Gold Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is Verizon Exclusive

Rose Gold Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is Verizon Exclusive

Verizon is the exclusive rose gold Note 3 provider...

Jan 22 2014, 11:27am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

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 (f...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia ha...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball....

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1

You don’t have to look far to find reports that Windows 8 (and the updated Windows 8.1) is an unmitigated failure. A quick sear...

Jan 22 2014, 4:00am CST

It Had To Happen! Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this bef...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit

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 chan...

Jan 22 2014, 3:36am CST

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone

Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle f...

Jan 22 2014, 3:35am CST

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The Most Impactful CES 2014 Announcement Was Unexpected

Over the past 23 years, I have been to more trade shows than I can even remember, including my recent trip to the the Internati...

Jan 21 2014, 1:22pm CST

AT&T Next lets users upgrade after 6 months

AT&T Next lets users upgrade after 6 months

Upgrade offer is avaiable now for user son a 2-year contract as of January 18...

Jan 21 2014, 12:32pm CST