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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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The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful and efficient. One of the greatest insights I have come upon to move my business forward is to...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am 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

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies? World leaders are about to gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss how to feed the global energy appetite with the cleanest fuels and the most modern tools. Questions are bound to crop up involving whether to use more advanced...

Jan 17 2014, 5:41am CST

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Communicating Disasters No stats.  Just a hunch.  Disasters are increasing.  Whether floods, terrorism, tsunamis, plants collapsing, fires, oil spills — the list goes on and on and on.  And it seems disasters are coming more frequently than...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm 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

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months. Last year Ford spokesperson Mike Rowe started using the word “fresh” to describe features...

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

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2014 Marketing Trends You Probably Haven't Heard It’s that time of year.  I’m hopped up on eggnog and ready to go!  Last year’s “10 Marketing Trends for 2013 You Haven’t Heard” was a popular one.  Let’s do it again.  Hoping three or four of these are ones you won’t...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer Monday,  January 13, is “Shutdown Day” for the anti-government, anti-election protesters that have been rallying around Bangkok for almost two months. Barring a coup, these rallies intended to paralyze government...

Jan 12 2014, 6:26am CST

DualShock Controller is a Must for PlayStation Now

DualShock Controller is a Must for PlayStation Now PlayStation Now will be requiring a new attachment gadget. A Dualshock controller is a must for the game from Sony.

Jan 10 2014, 1:32pm 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 establishing relationships—and it turns out that social media can help you accomplish this...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am CST

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What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party Much has been written, often with considerable glee, about the worsening divide in the Republican Party between its corporate and Tea Party wings. Yet Democrats may soon face their own schism as a result of the growing...

Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST

How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ? The answer to that question is “A great deal, when that woman has already scaled high walls to get where she is.” The woman in question here is Fiona Woolf, new Lord Mayor of the City of London. She has wasted no time...

Jan 9 2014, 8:46am CST

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IBM's Watson supercomputer gets its own business IBM "Jeopardy!" champ computer Watson gets its own business unit, NYC headquarters NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous "Jeopardy!" champs of all time is moving to Manhattan. No, it's not...

Jan 9 2014, 7:36am 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

An Exhibition Of Marc Newson Timepieces For Jaeger-LeCoultre And Ikepod

An Exhibition Of Marc Newson Timepieces For Jaeger-LeCoultre And Ikepod Marc Newson is arguably the most prolific and recognized industrial designer in the world today. His works range from aircraft interiors and a concept car to home appliances and furnishings. The 60-year-old designer...

Jan 8 2014, 11:51am CST

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook A well-intentioned grandmother accidentally hurt her grandkids’ feelings. She took screenshots of their delightful Instagram photos and proudly uploaded them to Facebook for all of her social network friends to see. If...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

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Twitter founder unveils search app tied to photos Twitter founder Biz Stone seeks to help people find answers with photo-driven 'Jelly' app SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter co-founder Biz Stone hopes to demonstrate that a picture can be worth even more than...

Jan 7 2014, 4:36pm 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

Why Your Company May Dump QuickBooks This Year

Why Your Company May Dump QuickBooks This Year Believe it or not, your company is about to be part of an enormous wave of change in the next few years. That’s because, if you’re like most small and medium sized businesses, you’re likely using an on-premise...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am 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

Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think

Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think January is National Mentoring Month, so I decided focus this blog on ways to find career mentors. Finding career mentors may actually be easier than you think, but asking someone you don’t know to be your mentor can be...

Jan 6 2014, 4:26am CST

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First Globals Technology Corps: Merging Jobs and Public Diplomacy In our book, First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation, Joan Snyder Kuhl and I present a number of prescriptions for welcoming Millennials into the workforce. One...

Jan 5 2014, 8:21pm 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

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch How do you craft an effective sales pitch? First, ditch the “pitch”—or at least neglect the traditional meaning of the word. It basically describes what salespeople used to do: throw information at prospects hoping to...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am CST

LG Curved OLED TV tech to be on display at CES 2014

LG Curved OLED TV tech to be on display at CES 2014 LG to show off lien of curved OLED 4K TVs

Jan 2 2014, 11:34am CST

Pre-Order Tomb Raider Game of the Year Edition Now

Pre-Order Tomb Raider Game of the Year Edition Now Great time to pre-order this great award winning game.

Jan 2 2014, 8:02am CST

Bitcoin Value put to the Test

Bitcoin Value put to the Test The value of the famous digital currency, Bitcoin has been put to the test. Evaluating its basic worth is a task alright. Yet is is not exactly what many negative personalities would term as “evil”. That would be too simplistic a judgment to make about Bitcoin.

Jan 1 2014, 12:51am CST

Targeting $9 Billion Market, Perfecto Mobile's Sales To Hit $100 Million By 2016

Targeting $9 Billion Market, Perfecto Mobile's Sales To Hit $100 Million By 2016 Eran Yaniv has been ahead of the curve before, but now he thinks his timing is right. And that could mean he enjoys another big startup payday by 2016. That’s because his automated mobile app testing firm with customers...

Dec 31 2013, 9:56am CST

iPhone 5S Solar Case will Debut at CES 2014

iPhone 5S Solar Case will Debut at CES 2014 Ascent Solar Technologies will debut EnerPlex Surfr battery and solar case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S at CES 2014. This new sensation features both a fuel cell and solar power panel.

Dec 28 2013, 12:38am CST

The Five Top "Fibs" Told By Sprint Management in 2012-13

The Five Top "Fibs" Told By Sprint Management in 2012-13 We are in a new world now where its hard to believe what just about anybody says.  ARoid says he never doped but then he admitted he did.  Bill Clinton never smoked but then he did but then he never inhaled.  Barack...

Dec 26 2013, 12:41pm CST

Israel's Water Challenge

Israel's Water Challenge Israel’s successful efforts to increase water security will lessen one of the country’s geographical constraints. But new sources of water are more energy intensive, and this could increase Israel’s short-term...

Dec 26 2013, 11:21am CST

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New York's 5 Gifts For Employers In 2014: What State And City Employers Need To Know Heading Into The New Year Mark Goldstein contributed to the content of this post. 2013, a hectic year for labor and employment practitioners in New York, yielded mixed results for employers and, in too many instances, presented more questions...

Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2013

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2013 First things first: if you have not yet read my companion piece, “Not the Top 5 Indie Games of Christmas“, might I suggest you take a look? This was a  remarkable year for indie games, and the strength of the field...

Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST

Ascent Solar will Launch EnerPlex Surfr Battery and Solar Case for iPhone 5 and 5S at CES 2014

Ascent Solar will Launch EnerPlex Surfr Battery and Solar Case for iPhone 5 and 5S at CES 2014 Ascent Solar Technologies launched EnerPlex Surfr battery and solar case for the iPhones 5 and 5S. This new sensation features both a fuel cell and solar power panel.

Dec 23 2013, 8:54am CST

Behind Israel's Startup Success Is A Mountain of International Collaboration

Behind Israel's Startup Success Is A Mountain of International Collaboration As a partner in OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding site for accredited investors in Israeli startups and based in Israel,  I get to meet frequently with delegations from other countries. These business types typically...

Dec 23 2013, 7:26am CST

Why The Pittsburgh Steelers And Green Bay Packers Have More Out-Of-Town Fans Than The Washington Redskins

Why The Pittsburgh Steelers And Green Bay Packers Have More Out-Of-Town Fans Than The Washington Redskins In the aftermath of the Washington Redskins’ one point loss to the Atlanta Falcons last week, it was noted by Doc Walker on Washington, D.C. on ESPN 980 how few Redskins’ fans were in attendance in Atlanta. One obvious...

Dec 22 2013, 8:21am CST

NYC Conference Aims To Unite Disparate Social Entrepreneurs

NYC Conference Aims To Unite Disparate Social Entrepreneurs In New York City, there’s a distinctly happening social entrepreneurial world with startups, established players, co-working locations, crowdfunding sites, even heavy-weight impact investors like J.P. Morgan Chase.  I’...

Dec 21 2013, 10:46am CST

Spending Two Perfect Days In Tokyo

Spending Two Perfect Days In Tokyo Lost in Translation captures both the enthralling allure and mysteriousness of Tokyo for uninitiated Westerners. Though it has been 10 years since the film’s premiere, it still holds up: Buzzing neighborhoods plastered...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Maker of Advanced Research Robots

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Maker of Advanced Research Robots Google is adding to its pre-existing repertoire. It recently acquired Boston Dynamics, which happens to be a maker of large-scale robots such as BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat and Atlas.

Dec 14 2013, 2:14am CST