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Windows XP Support is Coming to an End

Windows XP Support to End on April 8

It’s been over a dozen years or so. But finally Windows XP support is coming to an end....

Apr 8 2014, 4:41am CDT

European Parliament to End Roaming Charges and Bolster Net Neutrality

European Parliament to End Roaming Charges and Bolster Net Neutrality

The European Parliament voted today to end roaming charges on mobile phones by Christmas 2015. And as for Internet neutrality,...

Apr 3 2014, 1:47pm CDT

Obama to Curtail Possibility of Data Collection Abuse by NSA

Obama to End Possibility of Bulk Data Collection by NSA

President Obama is to curtail the possibility of data collection abuse by the NSA. In accordance with his plans, the bulk exami...

Mar 25 2014, 9:51am CDT

Lisa Vanderpump and Brandi Glanville End Their Friendship

Lisa Vanderpump and Brandi Glanville End Their Friendship

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills stars gathered together this time and tried to work through their issues. Especially, Lisa...

Mar 11 2014, 9:51am CDT

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are  Juniper N...

Jan 28 2014, 5:00am 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 e...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook

Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook

Google has just acquired the artificial intelligence setup DeepMind. The bargain was finalized for a cool $400 million. Google...

Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST

Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising

Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising

One week from today is the Super Bowl of advertising with an hour of football in-between. I wanted all of us to enjoy these TV...

Jan 27 2014, 2:07am CST

Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557

Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557

Barring a weather event of epic proportions (more on that in a bit), Super Bowl XLVIII will be played a week from today at New...

Jan 27 2014, 2:06am CST

Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route

Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route

It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 186...

Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets

The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander ad that will get shown in the Super Bowl features NFL player and actor Terry Crews not to me...

Jan 25 2014, 4:17am CST

Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party

Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party

Yahoo has made an acquisition in the form of the virtual gaming system Cloud Party. Furthermore, it is all set to be shut down...

Jan 25 2014, 2:22am CST

Texas Pregnant Woman Marlise Munoz Removed from Life Support

Texas Pregnant Woman Marlise Munoz Removed from Life Support

Marlise Munoz, a pregnant woman on life support had her ventilator and feeding mechanisms removed on a Texas judge’s order. She...

Jan 25 2014, 12:43am CST

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

Bloatware has to be uninstallable by the user says new rules...

Jan 24 2014, 9:49am CST

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

Throughout this would-be U.S. economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries and incomes...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am CST

'Slow, Painful Death' For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s...

Jan 24 2014, 9:00am CST

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh. More accurately, The Great Magician took it out of a bag and let it talk...

Jan 24 2014, 8:48am CST

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attach...

Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

Windows Phone is in Danger

Windows Phone is in Danger

Everyone was expecting Nokia’s smartphones sale in Q4 2013 to go up, with estimates that it would break 10 million units. Inste...

Jan 24 2014, 7:30am CST

Tax Filing Procedure Complicated by Various Issues

Tax Filing Procedure Complicated

It is tax return filing season and, although things will hopefully work out just fine in the end, various issues have cropped u...

Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST

Carl Icahn snaps up another $500M of Apple stock

Carl Icahn Buys another $500M of Apple Shares

Billionaire Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple, arguing the stock remains a bargain SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outspoken bil...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am 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 rectan...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

H&M Lets Fans Undress David Beckham In H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad

H&M Lets Fans Undress David Beckham In H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad

This year’s star-powered Super Bowl just got even sexier with the announcement that global soccer icon David Beckham is teaming...

Jan 24 2014, 4:33am 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...

Jan 24 2014, 3:34am CST

Sperm Donor to Shell out Child Support

Sperm Donor to Shell out Child Support

A sperm donor who lent his services to a lesbian couple has had a child conceived by one of them. Although he waived his rights...

Jan 24 2014, 1:44am CST

Jeep Super Bowl 2014 Ad is Likely

Jeep Super Bowl 2014 Ad is Likely

Chrysler still manages to do something that just about no other brand can claim in the run-up to the Super Bowl each year: keep...

Jan 24 2014, 1:44am CST

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 27...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8...

Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST

Nokia smartphone Sales Drop

Nokia smartphone Sales Drop

Nokia handsets unit being bought by Microsoft sees further drop in sales HELSINKI (AP) — The Nokia handsets business that Micro...

Jan 23 2014, 7:21am CST

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

Earlier this week, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team launched a crowdfunding effort to raise a little over $400,000 towards its goal...

Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST

Dave Grohl, Nine Inch Nails, QOTSA to perform the finale at Grammy Awards

Dave Grohl, Nine Inch Nails, QOTSA to perform the finale at Grammy Awards

This year's Grammy Awards will feature a loud closing act....

Jan 23 2014, 4:29am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last...

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST

Apple iPhone 6 will have 4.8 Inch Screen Says Analyst

Apple iPhone 6 will have 4.8 Inch Screen Says Analyst

Cowen and Company managing director Timothy Arcuri issued an investor’s note today claiming that his supply chain sources confi...

Jan 23 2014, 2:54am CST

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

We’re all invested in maintaining brain health, particularly over the long haul. Cognitive decline is a too-common side effect...

Jan 23 2014, 2:48am CST

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected

“It’s been a good year for Netflix,” wrote CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells in a letter to shareholders. “People around th...

Jan 23 2014, 2:47am CST

Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q

Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q

Netflix's 4th-quarter earnings, stock soar as video service adds 2.3 million US subscribers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's four...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

“Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST