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Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

Huawei Unveils its Watch along with  TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

Huawei Unveils its Watch along with TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

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Costco Starts Selling Apple's iPhones and iPads Again at Discounts of up to $120

Costco Starts Selling Apple's iPhones and iPads Again at Discounts of up to $120 Costco has started selling Apple products again after 18 months with big discounts. Costco's brick-and-mortar and online stores are now offering up to $120 discount off on the retail prices of current iPhone and iPad models.

Jun 26 2014, 8:26am CDT

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

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The App That Zaps Sales Reps, SuperSolver Takes Cues From Apple's Sales Playbook David Montoya didn’t like being a lawyer and hated being a CPA. In rapid succession, the MBA with a law degree cycled through a white shoe law firm and a Big Four accounting firm before finally realizing that neither...

Jan 19 2014, 4:51pm CST

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills Thank you, Consolidated Edison of New York. I never expected to write that, but I felt obliged to applaud the Big Apple's biggest energy utility for pulling the plug on one of the most perverse energy boondoggles I have...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26pm CST

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?  This blog is part of Aryng’s analytics tips series for executives: CMO, Chief Product Officer, and CEO A philosophy professor stood before his class. As class started he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty jar...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why As Day Z racks up a million sales in four weeks, Steam once again demonstrates its ability to make a game – even when its creator is warning casual players not to buy it yet. Dead Reckoning PC Gamers understand the...

Jan 17 2014, 12:41pm CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer? History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the history of business. Yet one must wonder whether Cook will ultimately suffer the same fate...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off.

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off. We figure that one in three of you are pretty concerned about this because, as it turns out, the cyber attack on personal and credit/debit card information previously reported by Target to have included 40 million...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (down 22.5% from last year) and more bad news when increased hardware sales of the PS4 and...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

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JPMorgan's Dimon: Target breach is a wake-up call JPMorgan's Dimon: More Target-like breaches will occur unless retail, banks work together NEW YORK (AP) — More Target-sized security breaches will happen if banks and retail stores don't start working...

Jan 14 2014, 11:46am CST

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Groupon Buys Ideeli At A Discount In the latest sign that “flash sale” sites are struggling, Groupon bought Ideeli for $43 million in cash. This was a loss for Ideeli shareholders, considering the company received $107 million in venture capital from...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

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Massive Target breach could have lasting effects Target says millions more customers than previously disclosed affected by data breach NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Target's pre-Christmas security breach is likely to affect the company's sales and profits...

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

Alien Isolation pre-order has a 25% Discount

Alien Isolation pre-order has a 25% Discount On Tuesday this week the game was announced. Shortly after the PC download is up for grabs at a discount.

Jan 10 2014, 3:48pm CST

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014 The first of the year can be overwhelming for many people. Even with the best of intentions, people overspend and are left with credit card bills to pay off. We go into the season confident we can stick to a budget but...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

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IBM's New 'Presence Zones' Help Retailers Transform In-Store Experience At the National Retail Federation event next week, IBM will showcase a new technology that merges in-store, online, and mobile shopping into a single customer experience.  The technology helps retailers give shoppers a...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake The following guest post is by Frederic Kerrest, co-founder and COO of Okta. Many startups experienced successful exits in 2013. Others crumbled to the ground. A common cause for those failures? Exhibiting hubris. It’s...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

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French Senate wants ban on free book delivery French Senate seeks to bar free delivery of books _ in a blow for Amazon, boost for bookshops PARIS (AP) — If the French Senate gets its way, retail giant Amazon and its online peers won't be able to offer...

Jan 9 2014, 8:46am CST

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. JC Penney apparently took that old adage to heart, when it released “Comments on Holiday Performance.” The press release was only two paragraphs long,...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

Last PC Gaming Winter Sale makes the cheapest Batman Arkham Origins

Last PC Gaming Winter Sale makes the cheapest Batman Arkham Origins A price drop from $49.99 to $15.99 after coupon, not too shabby and the lowest ever by about $3. Plus there's plenty of other games to choose from.

Jan 8 2014, 10:59am CST

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War Pity poor Sprint. With the AT&T-T-Mobile war garnering all the headlines, the number three mobile carrier has had a tough time making news lately. Needing to do something to regain consumer attention, Sprint jumped...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

A Four-Step Guide To Funding Your Next Fix, aka Startup

A Four-Step Guide To Funding Your Next Fix, aka Startup Hi. My name is Carl, and I am an entrepreneuraholic. It’s been seven months and 10 days since I started my last business. As someone recovering from this disease, I can tell you that a few of the symptoms are loss of...

Jan 8 2014, 8:21am CST

12 Ways To Understand the Chinese Traveller

12 Ways To Understand the Chinese Traveller “All the ripping down of the old and throwing up of the new across China today cannot be explained as a matter of economic necessity alone. It is too frantic to be considered so simply. The visible Chinese project is,...

Jan 7 2014, 6:46am CST

How To Profit From Gift Cards, Pay It Forward With Frequent Flier Miles

How To Profit From Gift Cards, Pay It Forward With Frequent Flier Miles While December is about accumulation, January is the month of fresh starts. By now the holiday gifts have been unwrapped, the bathing suits returned to post-vacation hibernation and the uneaten ham or latkes thrown away...

Jan 6 2014, 2:56pm CST

4 New Year's Resolutions Your Small Business Should Keep This Year

4 New Year's Resolutions Your Small Business Should Keep This Year Each January, Americans make a list of resolutions to help them live a better life throughout the year. Whether those resolutions are to lose weight or get out of debt, a new year provides the opportunity to begin with...

Jan 6 2014, 2:56pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014 In a market environment where “hot buys” always make the headlines, often the best advice an investor can get is when to actually sell a stock. The following 14 investments are over ripe according to leading investment...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks Last year was a sizzling year for stocks, and though technology and telecom stocks as a group rose only 18%, their were pockets like Internet stocks that soared. PowerShares Nasdaq Internet Portfolio (PNQI), which holds...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

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Money From Nothing IMAGINE SOMEONE handing you money for something you own in exchange for the right to buy it at a certain price for a limited period of time. It would be unusual to strike this kind of deal for your car or watch, but in...

Jan 6 2014, 7:36am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, who oversees a revenue-less app that makes photos disappear, with an invitation, delivered...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

Social Clout At Re/Code

Social Clout At Re/Code Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story within WSJ’s print or digital editions has the capacity to drive conversations, alter...

Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops Dragon Capital is the largest private shareholder of stocks in Vietnam. I spoke with Bill Stoops, Dragon’s Chief Investment Officer for his take on the opportunities in Vietnam’s markets. The first part of this...

Jan 2 2014, 7:41pm CST

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy, ”  “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.” Whatever term prevails, it’s about a more efficient way of using valuable resources to benefit...

Jan 2 2014, 2:11pm CST

Doug Richard Of Dragon's Den On Hong Kong's Startup Scene

Doug Richard Of Dragon's Den On Hong Kong's Startup Scene Doug Richard rose to fame as an investor or “dragon” on the hit BBC TV program Dragon’s Den, the British equivalent of Shark Tank in the US. He remains the only Dragon to have gone an entire series without making a...

Dec 31 2013, 8:56am CST

New York Times Attacks Expert Who Opposes `Speculation' Lawsuits

New York Times Attacks Expert Who Opposes `Speculation' Lawsuits The New York Times had an expose Friday about academics who — stop the presses! — supplement their university salaries by doing consulting work on the side. The problems with this story by reporter David Kocieniewski...

Dec 30 2013, 12:31pm CST

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Investors Snatch FB Even Cheaper Than Its Secondary Stock Offering Looking back to 10 days ago, Facebook, Inc. (NASD: FB) priced a 70,000,000 share secondary stock offering at $55.05 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that...

Dec 30 2013, 9:11am CST

Big discount on Restaurant.com gift card

Big discount on Restaurant.com gift card Sign-up required, but probably worth it for size of savings

Dec 27 2013, 1:18pm CST

After Christmas Sales Offering Good Discounts

After Christmas Sales will be Good This Year The after Christmas sales this year have started earlier this year on December 23rd. And they seem to have broken the previous year’s record. A huge response from customers at the discounts on all sorts of products is the driving force behind this phenomenon. However, retail stores are facing poor sales.

Dec 26 2013, 7:51am CST

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks Source: Bigcharts.com On December 5th, I published an update in which I showed an important resistance level at 16,000 that needed to be broken above for further confirmation of the bull market. This level was broken...

Dec 26 2013, 12:26am 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

'Shark Tank': What Fans Should Know About Betting On Startups

'Shark Tank': What Fans Should Know About Betting On Startups Seven million viewers watch ABC’s “Shark Tank,” a reality show that pits four savvy venture capital investors—the “sharks”—against wide-eyed entrepreneurs who need funding to expand their companies. The entrepreneurs’...

Dec 24 2013, 11:26am CST