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5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

At the turn of the 20th century, most people lived as they had in the middle ages.  Almost half of the US population was e...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System

Apple is planning to create an enhanced mobile payment service, which is expected to compete with major payment services, inclu...

Jan 25 2014, 12:29pm 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

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to big-screen TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more li...

Jan 24 2014, 2:38pm 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

Pope Francis Talks Internet

Pope Francis Talks Internet

“The internet …,” writes Pope Francis today, “offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something trul...

Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST

Carl Icahn snaps up another $500M of Apple stock

Carl Icahn Buys another $500M of Apple Shares

Billionaire Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple, arguing the stock remains a bargain SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outspoken bil...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am CST

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectan...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites

Part of being a sports fan is the risk you sign on for every year and every game, putting your emotion on the line for a bunch...

Jan 24 2014, 2:14am CST

Google Lets Slip That It's Exploring Possible Bitcoin Integration Plans

Since Overstock.com began accepting Bitcoin payments earlier this month, the cryptocurrency community has been buzzing with spe...

Jan 23 2014, 2:38am 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

Between is an App for Lovers

Between is an App for Lovers

App Watch: Will you be my Between? App creates private space for you and your special person SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If ever...

Jan 23 2014, 2:27am 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

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

This is The Best Time To Launch A Cyberattack

Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence...

Jan 23 2014, 2:02am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around th...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am 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

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Advertising has become an increasingly important revenue source for the multi-billion-dollar app economy, as consumers become l...

Jan 22 2014, 7:11am 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

Davos Dispatch: Tech Titans On Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform

Tech Titans Talk Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform in Davos

Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the digital lands...

Jan 22 2014, 4:12am 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

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes

Two weeks ago, 60 Minutes aired a 14-minute segment called “The Cleantech Crash.” The segment was not well-received by the clea...

Jan 22 2014, 3:33am CST

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups...

Jan 21 2014, 1:27pm CST

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins

Las Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin; will work for rooms, food, not gambling LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is ge...

Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm CST

Sundance Tunes Into Online Audiences

Sundance Tunes Into Online Audiences

The Sundance Film Festival is devoted to discovering and developing independent artists and audiences–so it’s time to embr...

Jan 21 2014, 8:58am CST

Should Microsoft Acquire Yahoo For $53 Billion?

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion?

The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

Mozilla Inc partners with Taiwan OEM to make Firefox OS tablets

Mozilla Inc partners with Taiwan OEM to make Firefox OS tablets

A famous Taiwan based company is teaming up with the Mozilla Inc. to build up tablets running on the newly hyped Firefox OS ope...

Jan 21 2014, 5:44am CST

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based O...

Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

Start-Up Nation topped the charts in 2013. The value of all successful exits in the Israeli technology market in 2013 reached a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:26pm CST

I4U news

New Flash Solutions To Enable All Flash Data Centers

Flash memory is finding its way into more storage systems, augmenting and sometimes replacing slower digital storage technology...

Jan 20 2014, 1:20pm CST

What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things?

What Nest Takeover by Google For The Internet Of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) seemed to be an underlying theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with companies sh...

Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST

Ad Execs Weigh In: What Marissa Mayer Must Do To Win Us Over

Ad Execs Tell What Marissa Mayer Must Do To Get Their Ad Dollars

Forbes asked Ad Execs to give Yahoo's Marissa Mayer advice....

Jan 20 2014, 8:25am CST

BlackBerry opening up to native Android apps

BlackBerry opening up to native Android apps

The Canadian Smartphone maker, BlackBerry Inc. has reportedly begun approaching the Android apps and games developers about get...

Jan 20 2014, 6:18am CST

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

The combination of students and mobile phones has long been a source of anxiety for teachers. Instead of being engrossed in the...

Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST

I4U news

Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

I4U news

Tech industry: Obama's NSA reforms 'insufficient'

Tech industry group calls Obama's NSA speech 'thoughtful, but insufficient' SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology compa...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST

Arcam's miniBlink: A Great New Way To Stream Your Music To A High-End Stereo

Arcam's miniBlink: A Great New Way To Stream Your Music To A High-End Stereo

Those of us who grew up in the age of analog hi-fi are perhaps still a little uncomfortable with the concept of having all our...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST