Starved Inmate Dies An inmate of a Kentucky prison died recently due to the negligence of the prison staff. He literally starved himself to death due to suicidal tendencies and the prison staff didn’t do anything to save the man’s life.
Apr 22 2014, 7:54am CDT
Mickey Rooney Dies at 93 The high status actor Mickey Rooney is not with us anymore. He died of a protracted illness at the ripe old age of 93.
Apr 7 2014, 4:56am CDT
Two Fat Ladies Star Chef Dies at 66 Two Fat Ladies star chef was one of a duo that travelled the countryside cooking amazing recipes. Clarissa Dickson Wright, The Two Fat Ladies star chef recently passed away at the age of 66.
Mar 19 2014, 5:27am CDT
Carmen Berra, Wife of Yogi Berra, Dies Yogi Berra’s wife, Carmen Berra died in her mid-80s from a stroke. She was a vivacious, fashionable and stylish lady who had been by Yogi’s side since the past 65 years or so.
Mar 8 2014, 7:12am CST
Venezuela Beauty Queen Dies in Venezuela Riots 22 year old Genesis Carmona of Venezuela was a beauty queen and about to graduate soon. However, she died after being shot in the head at an anti-government protest.
Feb 20 2014, 1:28am CST
Shirley Temple Dies The smiley face actress, singer and dancer Shirley Temple has passed away at the ripe old age of 85. She is survived by children, grandchildren and great grand children. Shirley was always the darling of the Hollywood industry. She will be missed by all her fans, friends and family members.
Feb 11 2014, 5:38am CST
Utah Sheriff’s Deputy Dies along with Murderer A runaway man who was the murderer of a Utah sheriff’s deputy died recently. He had been badly wounded in an altercation with police officers. He had been guilty of manslaughter and had wounded another law enforcement official too.
Feb 1 2014, 8:17am CST
Mae Young Died WWE Hall of Famer, Johnnie Mae Young died at the age of 90. Young passed away on Tuesday, January 14th due to an unspecified illness at her home in Columbia, South Carolina.
Jan 16 2014, 5:58am CST
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
Where Will All The SMS Messages Go When Texting Dies? The humble text message is not disappearing overnight, but less SMSs will be sent in 2014 than in 2013. People are communicating more than ever, so these messages are going somewhere. For the handful of companies that...
Jan 14 2014, 7:36pm CST
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) — When media studies student Liu Zhiqi settles down to watch a movie or TV drama at the home of...
Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST
Wireless Charging Is The Must-Have Feature for Apple's iWatch Many vendors at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, including Intel, showed wireless charging products. Meanwhile, it is expected that Samsung will release the Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch along with...
Jan 13 2014, 8:31am CST
Wag The Dog Stock Investing The dog and tail people are at it again. DATs, I call them. These are the financial advisors who say, “Don’t let the tax tail wag the dog. Taxes should not be your primary reason for buying or selling something.”
Jan 10 2014, 3:31pm CST
Gadget Watch: The desk that tells you to stand up Gadget Watch: Stir Kinetic desk tells you to stand up for a change, and moves with you
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sitting down all day is bad for you, or so doctors say. There's been a burst of interest in standing...
Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST
Former Northrop CEO Thomas Jones dies at 93 Thomas Jones, 30-year CEO of Northrop who led company to top, dies at 93
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas V. Jones, who was Northrop Corp.'s chief executive officer for 30 years and took it to the top ranks of...
Jan 9 2014, 4:36pm CST
Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know What if you invented a revolutionary product that replaced narcotics to alleviate pain, but you fumbled the public relations (PR) effort and your news got lost in the media echo chamber?
Startups and entrepreneurs in...
Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST
'Anchorman 2' Crosses $100 Million: Lessons To Be Learned With all of the talk about whether or not Wolf of Wall Street is endorsing its behavior (nope) whether American Hustle is a little overrated (yup), and whether or not your kids know the words to “Let It Go” yet (yup),...
Jan 4 2014, 1:56pm CST
Juanita Moore Dies Juanita Moore dies at age of 99 on January 1, 2014. Juanita Moore was an Oscar-nominated American actress who worked in all three mediums of film, TV, and stage.
Jan 3 2014, 9:24am CST
The Startup Movement Is Not About Startups, Actually I’m going to say something that might sound nutty. But I’ll say it anyways. The Startup Movement is not about startups.
What could I possibly mean, you might be asking? Did I drink too much eggnog over the holidays...
Jan 3 2014, 5:46am CST
Li Ming, Briefly Owner of Digital Domain, Dies Li Ming, the CEO of Beijing based media company Galloping Horse, died of myocardial infarction at age 48 on Thursday evening.
Born to a family with military background, Li made his fortune as an advertising agent for...
Jan 2 2014, 6:51pm CST
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Actor Dies The 90s hit series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” has lost a major cast member. Uncle Phil, played by actor James Avery, is no more with us. He died during open heart surgery recently. A Vietnam veteran, Avery had played various roles in many TV shows.
Jan 2 2014, 7:40am CST
Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk Texting, dialing cellphone while driving raises crash risk especially for teens, study finds
A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving...
Jan 2 2014, 1:41am CST
Bitcoin's Incredible Year Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1) heard of Bitcoin and 2) accepted it. Fat chance. Luckily, Bitcoin owners had a different...
Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST
7 Ways To Protect Yourself Against A Data Breach As business owners, we know that we could be doing a better job protecting our data. We should be more responsible, have better controls and be more secure. Like the big companies, right? Hmmm.
Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST
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
14 Pointed Predictions For 2014 After recapping the hits and misses and misses of last year’s predictions (I did well on oil, less well on Apple; scored on the movies, struck out in sports), it’s time to look ahead to 2014. The recent budget deal in...
Dec 29 2013, 7:36am CST
12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance It’s the tenth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have just a few...
Dec 27 2013, 7:56pm CST
AK-47 Rifle Inventor Passes Away The inventor of the Kalashnikov or AK-47 Rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, is no longer among us. The designer of the world’s most popular assault weapon has passed away at the ripe age of 94. He received Russia’s highest award and had mixed feelings about his brainchild.
Dec 24 2013, 5:44am CST
The Top Video Games Of 2014 2014 is the first real year of what can now safely be referred to as “current-gen” video games. The era of the Xbox 360 and PS3 is drawing to a close and a new epoch is beginning. Even the Wii U promises to come into...
Dec 22 2013, 9:51am CST
Fast & Furious 7 Future Remain Uncertain After Paul Walker died in a car accident on Saturday in Southern California, the future of Fast & Furious 7 remains uncertain. Although the shooting of scenes is slated to continue in its path, the death of the charismatic star has left a huge vacuum in the hearts of the cast and that cannot be filled.
Dec 2 2013, 4:04am CST
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