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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

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The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

Tesla Roadster Makes Comeback

Tesla Roadster Makes Comeback

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iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens There is impressive evidence that Apple is moving into solar power in a big way, not just in the projected 4.4 million square feet of office and manufacturing space slated for solar, but in the next generation...

Jan 26 2014, 1:04pm CST

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge US to appeals court: Reject Apple's challenge to antitrust monitor imposed in NY e-book case NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Friday to let a monitor continue reviewing Apple's...

Jan 25 2014, 4:32am CST

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US to stop the mass collection of telephone records by the NSA, authorized under section 215 of...

Jan 24 2014, 5:50am 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 rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Bank of America Super Bowl 2014 Ad features new U2 Single to Fight AIDS

Bank of America Super Bowl 2014 Ad features new U2 Single to Fight AIDS A new surprise entry in the Super Bowl 2014 Ad line-up has been revealed and it is actually for charity. You can help too. Just download the new U2 song during the Super Bowl for free.

Jan 24 2014, 3:34am CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The company’s mobile money initiative is its latest “innovation” and is a great example of T-Mobile...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods When you watch the developer diary for Skywind, the fan-led effort to mod The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind into the more modern Skyrim Engine, you start to realize something: this is no ordinary mod. It’s built out on a...

Jan 22 2014, 8:21am CST

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program The governmental shutdown has caused the date for filing tax returns to be postponed to January 31st. However, the Irs.gov free file program makes this quite an easy proposition.

Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST

CES 2015 News
Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It

Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It Candy Crush Saga is the most pervasive casual game phenomena since Angry Birds and it seems intent on crushing any potential competitors—at least those that use the word “candy” in their titles. King.com Limited...

Jan 21 2014, 3:46am CST

Kim Guadagno Rejects Mayor Zimmer’s Allegations

Kim Guadagno Rejects Mayor Zimmer’s Allegations The Lt. Governor of New Jersey, Kim Guadagno has outright rejected allegations made against her by Hoboken Mayor, Dawn Zimmer. The Hoboken head honcho has spoken about how Guadagno had blackmailed her regarding Hurricane Sandy aid. She has said that the rehabilitation efforts were tied up to her support of a project by Christie.

Jan 21 2014, 3:43am 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 showing off cloud-connected Crock-Pots, heart monitors, and even bed mats that monitor how a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST

Jamaican Bobsled Team Seeks Funding for Winter Olympics

Jamaican Bobsled Team Seeks Funding for Winter Olympics The Jamaican bobsled team, which consists of two players, is seeking funding. The purpose of collecting the funds is to be able to make an appearance in the Winter Olympics.

Jan 20 2014, 5:07am 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

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps Teaching young people – and millennials – about religion can be a chore, not to mention sometimes boring or confusing for the students. One tech firm in San Francisco may have an answer for those young followers of the...

Jan 19 2014, 8:51am 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-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contamination crisis, California hosts a grave water emergency. Gov. Jerry Brown delivered the  ...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

I4U news

Why Are Executives Jumping Ship At Barnes & Noble's Nook Unit? In the past few months, three key senior executives have left Barnes & Noble’s Nook ebook and digital device division. Bill Saperstein, Jim Hilt and Jamie Iannone have all jumped ship. In December, Iannone, the...

Jan 18 2014, 12:06pm CST

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack Following this week’s announcement that Google has agreed to purchase connected home device maker Nest for $3.2 billion there has been a lot of speculation about whether Google can be trusted with our home data. The...

Jan 18 2014, 11:16am CST

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management Wither the information technology department?  There’s been no end to speculation as of late, as employees bring their own devices to work, marketing chiefs grab more technology budget dollars, and everyone signs up and...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31pm CST

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional benefit that outweighs the added risks for liver injury.

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm CST

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee once again turned down the supplemental new drug application for an acute coronary syndrome indication for Johnson & Johnson’s Xarelto (rivaroxaban). The...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

I4U news

Web Performance Is User Experience By Lara Swanson Think about how you search for things on the web. How quick are you to close a tab and go to the next search engine result if a site takes too long to load? Now consider doing that on your phone while...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm 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

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

I4U news

Yahoo CEO lets go top lieutenant in surprise move Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer parts way with top operations exec just 15 months after hiring SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is cutting loose her top lieutenant in a possible sign that the Internet...

Jan 15 2014, 6:41pm CST

I4U news

Huawei rejects reports of security weakness Huawei rejects reports equipment vulnerable to hacking as it announces rise in 2013 profit BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday rejected suggestions its telecoms equipment is vulnerable to...

Jan 15 2014, 11:41am CST

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now? Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we know it. Following the ruling, internet providers now in theory have the ability to prioritize...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You “Just because I have a fitness app on my phone doesn’t make me an athlete.”  - Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions       2013 was the year that health and fitness devices and smart phone apps...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug * Co-written with Laura Anne Edwards, Global Content Partner, Unreasonable Group. So video games are addictive—this we know. It comes down to dopamine, one of the brain’s basic signaling molecules. Emotionally, we feel...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

Early ObamaCare Exchange Demographics Worse Than Under RomneyCare in Massachusetts In 2007

Early ObamaCare Exchange Demographics Worse Than Under RomneyCare in Massachusetts In 2007 On occasion a chart can be worth more than a blog post with 1,000 words. Since many point to Massachusetts as a harbinger of what is ahead under the ACA, here is some contrasting data to consider. While Massachusetts is...

Jan 14 2014, 11:56pm CST

I4U news

Where Will All The SMS Messages Go When Texting Dies? The humble text message is not disappearing overnight, but less SMSs will be sent in 2014 than in 2013. People are communicating more than ever, so these messages are going somewhere. For the handful of companies that...

Jan 14 2014, 7:36pm CST

AMD's Kaveri APU With Radeon R7 Graphics Targets Mainstream, Power-Efficient Computing

AMD's Kaveri APU With Radeon R7 Graphics Targets Mainstream, Power-Efficient Computing AMD officially launched their next generation Kaveri processor today finally realizing a long term vision of the company to fully integrate CPU and GPU resources on a single, monolithic chip architecture with a shared...

Jan 14 2014, 3:56pm CST

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual  winners whenever a start-up cashes out for a big amount. Among the not-so-obvious beneficiaries...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ASUS ET2321 monitor from ASUSTeK Computer Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ASUS ET2321 monitor from ASUSTeK Computer Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ASUS ET2321 monitor from ASUSTeK Computer Inc

Jan 14 2014, 12:18pm CST

TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide

TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide It was clearly a great year for mobile marketing. Consumers are spending more than half their time online on the mobile web and smartphone conversion rates prove how lucrative that habit is for marketers: 79% of...

Jan 14 2014, 7:26am CST

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency When a group of cryptographers launched Zerocoin last year, they hoped their cryptography project could upgrade Bitcoin to be as anonymous as its most privacy-focused users have always wanted it to be. Now, after six...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech Britain’s Coalition government has been desperate to be seen as on the cutting edge of technology since the beginning of its term. It is bizarre, then, that it pressured some of the country’s biggest internet providers...

Jan 13 2014, 11:41am CST

I4U news

Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers Businesses today can’t avoid creating a social media presence. Generally, sites like Twitter and Facebook provide organizations a great opportunity to interact with their loyal customers, as well as get the word out...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01am CST

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who habitually defraud the government.  I bet it would be off-the-charts positive, as they look for...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST