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Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its ve...

Jan 25 2014, 1:29am CST

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the d...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST

Top 10 Super Bowl Ads From The Past Decade selected by Kellogg School Of Management

Top 10 Super Bowl Ads From The Past Decade selected by Kellogg School Of Management

This article is by Tim Calkins and Derek Rucker, Kellogg School of Management. Calkins is clinical professor of marketing and...

Jan 24 2014, 2:18am CST

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android sm...

Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST

Contact Lenses to Measure Glucose Levels

Contact Lenses to Measure Glucose Levels

Google is going to create a pair of contact lenses with some micro-circuitry in them. They will measure the glucose levels of d...

Jan 22 2014, 4:02am CST

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Unconventional oil and gas production is a huge factor in the US.  “Unconventionals” – which include shale gas, shale oil,...

Jan 20 2014, 3:21pm CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business

Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they shoul...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am 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

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to p...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

I4U news

Should Digital Health Startups Prioritize Eyeballs or Revenue?

The good news, I guess, is that the well-worn “eyeballs versus revenue” debate – a dialog that has beset the tech world for yea...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm CST

I4U news

Facebook adds trending topics to site

Facebook adds trending topics to site to tell users what people are posting about NEW YORK (AP) — In a move that...

Jan 16 2014, 3:47pm CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Ma...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Yahoo! Failing In Their Attempt To Monetize SNL Video Archive

Yahoo! Failing In Their Attempt To Monetize SNL Video Archive

Last year, Yahoo! signed an exclusive one-year deal with Broadway Video to license the 38-year catalog of Saturday Night Live c...

Jan 16 2014, 9:06am CST

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

The ever-worsening news from Target’s breach of credit card and customer data highlights the need to implement a more secure U....

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

I4U news

Google's CIO Bucks Many IT Trends To Stimulate Innovation

I recently interviewed Google's CIO Ben Fried at the company’s mega-office in New York. Covering an entire New York City block,...

Jan 13 2014, 11:41am 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...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

Five Steps To Making Sales Through Social Media An integral part of the sales process is getting to know your prospects and es...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am CST

Samsung Galaxy S5 with eye scanner launching in April, says report

Samsung Galaxy S5 with eye scanner launching in April, says report

Eye scanning technology could be the main feature of the Samsung Galaxy S5. The challenge would be the implementation. Remember...

Jan 9 2014, 7:51am CST

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

While most of the country endured the polar vortex this week, the annual tech vortex known 2014 Consumer Electronics Show took...

Jan 8 2014, 6:41pm CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Pro...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

I4U news

Does Obamacare Deserve Credit For Slowing The Growth In Health Care Spending?

The annual report of from the actuaries over at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is out for 2012 and, for t...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

I4U news

The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation

As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies....

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

'PlayStation Now' Video Game Streaming Service Brings Old Games To Your TV, PS4

'PlayStation Now' Video Game Streaming Service Brings Old Games To Your TV, PS4

Sony announced at CES Tuesday that a new streaming service, PlayStation Now, will bring PlayStation, PS2, and PS3 games to a va...

Jan 7 2014, 1:26pm CST

What a Year for Entrepreneurs!

What a Year for Entrepreneurs!

Please note that Dr. Shulman is a principal in several investment advisory companies, both SEC-registered and private. In this...

Jan 6 2014, 3:16pm CST

The End Of The Line For Freemium File Sharing?

The End Of The Line For Freemium File Sharing?

Technology firms looking to enter a market space and unseat incumbent vendors with strong existing relationships to customers h...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

How An Artist And A Dancer Saved An American City

How An Artist And A Dancer Saved An American City

Culver City, once the heart of California’s movie industry, was dying just a decade ago.  The downtown was decaying.  It had be...

Jan 6 2014, 5:56am CST

A Repentant Rap Genius Hacks Its Way Back Into Google

A Repentant Rap Genius Hacks Its Way Back Into Google

The founders of the lyric annotation site Rap Genius received a Christmas present from Google. After the “Rap Genius blog affil...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm 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 Off...

Jan 2 2014, 7:41pm CST

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

2013 saw more than its fair share of major storylines, everything from the gravity-defying performance of the equity markets to...

Jan 1 2014, 7:26pm CST

Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014

Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014

In 2008, Betsy and Warren Talbot were not unlike a lot of American couples. They were living in Seattle in a 1,000-square-foot...

Jan 1 2014, 8:06am CST

I4U news

The Best Disruptive Writings Of 2013 -- Health Care Edition

Clayton Christensen famously coined the term “disruptive innovation” to describe “simple business applications that relentlessl...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST

Ex-Romney Digital Director On The Future Of Digital Campaigning

Ex-Romney Digital Director On The Future Of Digital Campaigning

As the Obama camp celebrated its victory over Mitt Romney last November, the campaign’s digital side received an outsized share...

Dec 29 2013, 10:06pm CST

Why Apple Should Buy China's Xiaomi

Why Apple Should Buy China's Xiaomi

Let me be clear from the beginning. I don’t have any information regarding whether Xiaomi — China’s low-cost smartphone maker –...

Dec 29 2013, 10:36am CST

I4U news

Problems With The iOS 7 Jailbreak Over Taig And Pirate Apps

The newly released jailbreak for iOS 7 appears to have run into a few teething problems. Specifically, inside the jailbreak was...

Dec 26 2013, 11:51am CST

2013 = L.A. + Video

2013 = L.A. + Video

While games, financial tech, mobile (apps and wearables), ad tech, and e-commerce are growing and thriving sectors in Los Angel...

Dec 26 2013, 11:51am CST