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Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

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Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

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Book Profits On IBM And Verizon, Buy This Toy Maker And Homebuilder On Weakness Disclosure: I have no positions in IBM, Verizon, Lennar or Mattel. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Dow Transportation Average set all-time intraday highs last week on July 17 at 17,151.56 and 8,406.17, respectively...

Jul 28 2014, 8:51am CDT

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey Earnings season is in full swing, providing new data points for investors to reassess positions.  After a careful review of IBM‘s latest report Tuesday afternoon, I see no reason to buy the stock at current prices...

Jan 22 2014, 8:01am 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 getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency...

Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm CST

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Silicon Valley has EV Charge Station Shortage Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it...

Jan 20 2014, 1:17pm CST

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For Obama, NSA review a quest for public trust For Obama, NSA review a quest to regain public trust in surveillance operations WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with Edward Snowden's first leaks about the government's sweeping surveillance apparatus, President...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

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Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games WASHINGTON (AP) — Plenty of parents have been there — handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

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Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media LIMA, Peru (AP) — An opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

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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

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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

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Fox Sports tests weather gadgets for Super Bowl Fox Sports testing out weather-related gadgets for use at Super Bowl PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fox Sports has a few weather-related tricks up its sleeve for next month's Super Bowl telecast, and the network...

Jan 13 2014, 10:31pm CST

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week) With the media focused last week on the “polar vortex” extreme cold, Chris Christie’s “BridgeGate,” the jobs report shock, Fed minutes, Robert Gates’ revelations, the BCS championship game, NFL football playoffs, the...

Jan 12 2014, 10:46am CST

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner?  We get smarter,...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

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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

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Gadget Watch: Look around in Sony's video headset Gadget Watch: Looking up, down, sideways in Sony's video headset LAS VEGAS (AP) — A virtual-reality headset from Sony almost puts you inside a video by allowing you to widen your view when you turn your...

Jan 10 2014, 2:41am CST

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Gadget Watch: Car game leaves Hot Wheels in dust Gadget Watch: iPhone-controlled toy car game leaves Hot Wheels and tracks with rails in dust LAS VEGAS (AP) — So long, Hot Wheels. You just got lapped by toy race-car company Anki, which...

Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST

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App Watch: Query your human network with Jelly App Watch: What type of tree is this? Should I drink this? Ask your social circle with Jelly NEW YORK (AP) — Jelly is an app for when you walk by a tree and want to know what type of tree it is, so you...

Jan 9 2014, 1:06pm CST

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't I thought it was a good point to review my pontificating in 2013. So I’ve pulled all my articles from the year to see if I’m a dunce. This is what I found from the run up to summer 2013: The U.K. will never leave Europe...

Jan 9 2014, 11:36am CST

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Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56am 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. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

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Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches...

Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm CST

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Experts withdraw from Internet security conference Researchers skip computer security conference over reports of NSA collaboration on encryption WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security...

Jan 8 2014, 2:31pm 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 Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about it. The number of $10-million-...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

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SF to charge Google, others with employee shuttles San Francisco to charge Google, Facebook, others using public bus stops for employee shuttles SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco announced plans Monday to start regulating employee shuttles for companies...

Jan 7 2014, 1:36pm CST

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries It’s time for all great technology investors and company builders to stand up and be counted in the 14th annual Forbes Midas List of the world’s top venture capitalists. Since 2011, Forbes has worked with TrueBridge...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST

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Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming Lusk, Wyo., charging station positioned to open up pickup-truck country to Tesla electric cars LUSK, Wyo. (AP) — In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks...

Jan 7 2014, 12:26am CST

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Electric race car debuts on Las Vegas Strip Electric race car debuts on Las Vegas Strip, will be driven in Formula E Championship LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new kind of race car made its debut Monday with cartoonishly loud revving, the smell of burning...

Jan 6 2014, 10:51pm CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014 This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm 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

Jim Cramer: How To Make Fewer Financial Mistakes And Get Rich

Jim Cramer: How To Make Fewer Financial Mistakes And Get Rich Jim Cramer is one of the most prolific and recognized men in the financial world. Very few people can boast his media resume and his investment acumen. He is also the founder of TheStreet.com, one of the most popular...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am 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

7 Reasons Not To Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire

7 Reasons Not To Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire Many people, including myself, dream of having a “mortgage burning” party the week they retire. The very thought of making my last mortgage payment makes me jump for joy. No mortgage payment means peace of mind, freedom...

Jan 3 2014, 9:06am CST

Where Will The S&P 500 Finish In 2014?

Where Will The S&P 500 Finish In 2014? 2013 was a banner year for investors, as the market hit record highs. Both the Dow and S&P 500 finished the year with their largest gains in over a decade, with the latter up an amazing 30%. But what are we in store...

Jan 2 2014, 3:21pm CST

Four High-Yielding ETFs For Growth And Income

Four High-Yielding ETFs For Growth And Income Let’s take a look at high dividend paying ETFs that offer an opportunity for both growth and income. Growth & income exchange-traded funds typically run the gamut from all equity to balanced asset allocation options...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

Markets Finish 2013 With Record Highs

Markets Finish 2013 With Record Highs Fittingly, a record-breaking 2013 finished with one last record-breaking day: on the last day of the year, the Dow and the S&P 500 finished with their largest gains in over a decade, while stocks like Netflix...

Dec 31 2013, 3:51pm CST

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I Don't Know Anyone Who Predicted a Five Year Bull Market I can’t think of a single money manager or investment adviser who reckoned a year ago that the S&P 500 index would gain 31.3% in 2013, the 5th year of a bull market that was never expected to be so significant or...

Dec 30 2013, 1:51pm CST

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Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels Despite more gadgets, electricity usage in US homes is falling to levels last seen in 2001 NEW YORK (AP) — The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than...

Dec 30 2013, 12:42pm CST

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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

Drake Baer: How To Create A Sustainable Culture Of Innovation

Drake Baer: How To Create A Sustainable Culture Of Innovation I spoke to Drake Baer, who is a contributing writer at Fast Company and co-author of the upcoming book “Everything Connects: How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability“. At Fast...

Dec 27 2013, 8:30am CST