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The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines

The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change.  The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST

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 employed in agriculture.  Life expectancy was less than 50 years. Indoor plumbing was...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Toyota Prius 2015 to Adopt TNGA Architecture

Toyota Prius 2015 will be Lighter and Fuel-efficient Toyota is going to debut its next-generation Prius car in 2015. And it is expected that Toyota Prius 2015 will be based on an all-new TNGA architecture that will make it lighter and fuel-efficient.

Jan 24 2014, 12:08am CST

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway “If we can’t find more than two or three families to run for office, that’s silly, because there are great governors and great eligible people to run.  And I think that the Kennedys, Clintons, Bushes — there are just...

Jan 19 2014, 9:41am CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. After rolling my eyes many many times this week, I eventually caved in. I finally took...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women One of the largest studies ever conducted on the long-term effects of alcohol consumption suggests that heavy drinking is linked to significant cognitive decline in middle-aged men. The brains of women, however, seem to...

Jan 16 2014, 10:46pm CST

BMW Throws Down The Green Gauntlet At The Detroit Auto Show

BMW Throws Down The Green Gauntlet At The Detroit Auto Show This year in Detroit BMW showed a slew of new, small cars like the 1- and 2-Series, and a lighter-weight M3 and M4, in its latest effort to tighten and refine its burgeoning lineup. Mercedes, with its new 4-cylinder AMG...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

CES 2015 News
CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sunsocket Solar Generator from Aspect Technologies, Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sunsocket Solar Generator from Aspect Technologies, Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sunsocket Solar Generator from Aspect Technologies, Inc

Jan 15 2014, 11:42am CST

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy “Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy,” wrote Aimee Groth in Quartz. “Gurus Gone Wild” wrote my fellow...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Are Air Source Heat Pumps A Threat To Geothermal Heat Pump Suppliers?

Are Air Source Heat Pumps A Threat To Geothermal Heat Pump Suppliers? Last year, geothermal heat pump (GHP) manufacturers introduced new heat pumps with break-through efficiency based on variable-speed compressor technology.  These manufacturers include Waterfurnace Renewable Energy  (TSX...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding FarmLogs is a farm management software startup that builds tools for helping farmers increase their productivity and efficiency. FarmLogs participated in the Y Combinator startup accelerator program in the winter of...

Jan 15 2014, 6:11am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: iNPOFi Foldable Mobile Wireless Charger from Kirk H&J Corporation

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: iNPOFi Foldable Mobile Wireless Charger from Kirk H&J Corporation CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: iNPOFi Foldable Mobile Wireless Charger from Kirk H&J Corporation

Jan 15 2014, 12:21am CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine that can sequence the genetic code of a human cell for $1,000. The machine – actually a...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation Does blending personalized water consumption data, conservation tips and competitive spirit create the right formula for getting people to use less water? That would be “yes” for the East Bay Municipal Utility District...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Nest Gives Google Its Next Big Data Play: Energy

Nest Gives Google Its Next Big Data Play: Energy When Google bought Motorola in 2012, its mandate was to get more millions people on the mobile web. Now with its $3.2 billion purchase of Nest Labs, Google could get millions of homes connected to a different kind of...

Jan 13 2014, 5:51pm CST

2015 Ford F-150 Gets Official

2015 Ford F-150 Gets Official New F-150 will go on sale later this year. Watch the 2015 F-150 Truck promotion video below.

Jan 13 2014, 11:04am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Zone C410 calorie and heart rate monitor from LifeTrak

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Zone C410 calorie and heart rate monitor from LifeTrak CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Zone C410 calorie and heart rate monitor from LifeTrak

Jan 12 2014, 8:22am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: iHealth Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracker from iHealth Lab Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: iHealth Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracker from iHealth Lab Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: iHealth Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracker from iHealth Lab Inc

Jan 11 2014, 12:36pm CST

I4U news

The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation. “A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014 The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. After all, the book’s principal...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products Like a hanging, mobile focuses the mind. I often say the $2 to $3 CPMs publishers frequently get for smartphone ads will crush all traditional newsrooms built for the era of $50 print CPMs — and most of them still are,...

Jan 10 2014, 6:31am CST

I4U news

Netflix app to stream 4K on new TVs immediately Netflix 4K streaming will work on new Ultra HD TVs from Sony, LG, Samsung, Vizio upon purchase LAS VEGAS (AP) — Netflix says video streaming of its programming in ultra-high definition will work for buyers...

Jan 9 2014, 7:06pm CST

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work 14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work Downtime is a rare in most workplaces — but there’s a good chance you’ll experience a slow day every once in a while. (If you’re reading this at work, you might be having one today...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

How Innovative Companies Collaborate

How Innovative Companies Collaborate For highly innovative group collaborations, do what the big tech firms do: Cycle through collaborations with different pairs and take the long view. By Jason P. Davis, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and...

Jan 8 2014, 8:01pm 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 over Las Vegas. I took a pre-Show tour of the International CES floor Monday, and witnessed...

Jan 8 2014, 6:41pm CST

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day If you feel like you’re consistently finding there’s more ‘work’ than there is ‘day’, you’re not alone. Too many of us get caught up in putting out fires, wasting time on tasks that don’t really matter, and using our...

Jan 8 2014, 11:21am CST

Apple's App Store Sales Hit Over $10 Billion in 2013

Apple's App Store Sales Hit Over $10 Billion in 2013 2013 was the best year ever for the App Store. Apple today announced that the App Store sales surpassed $10 billion in 2013 including over $1 billion sales in December alone.

Jan 7 2014, 12:26pm CST

Three Major Energy Themes to Watch in 2014

Three Major Energy Themes to Watch in 2014 Against a backdrop of surging subsidy deficits and public outcry against escalating energy bills, policymakers are faced with tough decisions as they debate ways to support green growth. Yet despite these hurdles,...

Jan 7 2014, 11:36am CST

Insights From A Smart House Innovator

Insights From A Smart House Innovator Much has been written about the “Internet of Things”, and the promise of smart devices making our lives better and more efficient. One of the places most logical for this reality to transform our daily lives is in the...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

I4U news

NAFTA And The Future Of Canada, Mexico And The United States By Marc Lanthemann The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The general consensus has been that the trade...

Jan 7 2014, 9:06am 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

Five Reasons California's Energy Efficiency Plan Flopped

Five Reasons California's Energy Efficiency Plan Flopped On paper, Energy Upgrade California looks like a sure winner. Under the program, California utilities have been offering qualified homeowners $4,500 in matching funds to make their homes more energy efficient. The...

Jan 6 2014, 11:46am CST

Eight Simple Tips To Banish Low Productivity

Eight Simple Tips To Banish Low Productivity Remember when a phone was just a phone, and the most distracting thing it did was ring? Now, you can’t get through a conversation, meal, or project without checking your inbox, retweeting a picture, or responding to a...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

NVIDIA Tegra K1 192-core processor with 64-bit support revealed

NVIDIA Tegra K1 192-core processor with 64-bit support revealed NVIDIA is one of the companies that we are looking forward to seeing at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. The company has just revealed its next-generation SoC that promises to bring the PC gaming experience to...

Jan 6 2014, 12:58am CST

The New Mac Pro Sees a Significant Performance Boost with the Intel Processor Up

The New Mac Pro Sees a Significant Performance Boost with the Intel Processor Upgrade Following the upgrade of the Intel chip, Other World Computer notices a major boost to the performance of the recently released Mac Pro

Jan 5 2014, 3:06pm CST

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech.

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech. As predictions go about what our future might look like, historically — we have often been wrong. By now, some thought we’d have jet-packs. Others thought that humans would be able to fly. Or that we’d have apartments...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

The Startup Movement Is Not About Startups, Actually

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