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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

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 billon over the past week) bringing his total to $3.6 billion and published a seven page...

Jan 27 2014, 6:40am 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. Instead they sold 8.2 million Lumia handsets, a sequential drop on the Q3 sales of...

Jan 24 2014, 7:30am 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 the world want what we offer: consumer-in-control Internet television.” Today, this seems to...

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 fourth-quarter earnings soared six-fold as the Internet video service added another 2.3 million...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets Netflix sped past subscriber estimates in its fourth-quarter 2013 report tonight, and likely beat out former pay TV king, HBO, capturing the subscription TV crown that cements leadership. With a business model that...

Jan 23 2014, 2:03am CST

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy Advertising has become an increasingly important revenue source for the multi-billion-dollar app economy, as consumers become less inclined to pay for the mobile apps they download. That’s left advertisers with two...

Jan 22 2014, 7:11am CST

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Tech industry: Obama's NSA reforms 'insufficient' Tech industry group calls Obama's NSA speech 'thoughtful, but insufficient' SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology companies and industry groups took President Barack Obama's speech on U.S. surveillance as a step...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST

Dropbox Founder Drew Houston Joins Billionaire Ranks As Company Reaches $10 Billion Valuation

Dropbox Founder Drew Houston Joins Billionaire Ranks As Company Reaches $10 Billion Valuation In late 2011, a young and brash Drew Houston was doing battle with Steve Jobs. Two years shy of 30, the Dropbox cofounder and CEO had brushed aside the advances of the Apple guru only to him face him head-to-head when...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21pm CST

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Top 50 Global Financial Firms - Trust (TR) Or The Guillotine (FT)? Trust in global financial institutions has improved but still remains negatives, according to a Thomson Reuters survey of news and social media. Its proprietary TRust Index showed “trust sentiment in the top 50 global...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11pm CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro this week — occur with some regularity in corporate America, and have since the 1980s. But...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year By Michael Evans and Jennifer Knight Your plans for the New Year call for growing your company’s revenue in 2014, but where will your increased sales come from — a larger salesforce, new markets, or product innovation?...

Jan 16 2014, 11:06am CST

How Big Is Twitch's Audience? Huge.

How Big Is Twitch's Audience? Huge. Gaming-centric video web site Twitch ended 2013 with more than 45 million unique monthly viewers who watched, on average, 106 minutes of video a day, according to an end-of-year report from the company. Those are...

Jan 16 2014, 8:16am CST

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Apple's Cook Says iPhone China Mobile Deal Is The Beginning of A Beautiful Friendship Apple CEO Tim Cook did something his predecessor, Steve Jobs, didn’t do in pursuit of a deal for the iPhone with China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile carrier: He actually went to China and publicized his visits. The...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm 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

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water It’s no secret that electricity generation requires substantial amounts of water, and different energy sources require varying amounts of water. Nor is it a surprise that Texas and other areas in the West and Southwest...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security The ever-worsening news from Target’s breach of credit card and customer data highlights the need to implement a more secure U.S. system to process our card payments. In recent articles, I have discussed ways to get...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google Google’s headquarters in Mountain View and the California Public Utility Commission in San Francisco are only about 50 miles apart as the crow, or techie commuter bus, flies. But when it comes to style and outlook on...

Jan 14 2014, 1:46am CST

Mobile Apps May Not Pave The Way To Developer Riches, Sales Average Less Than $1,250 A Day

Mobile Apps May Not Pave The Way To Developer Riches, Sales Average Less Than $1,250 A Day Less than 0.01 percent. That’s how many mobile apps will be considered a financial success by their creators at the end of 2018, according to new research from Gartner Inc. Of paid applications, about 90 are downloaded...

Jan 13 2014, 5:51pm 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

Apple's iPhone Were Top 7 Selling Smartphones In Japan During December

Apple's iPhone Were Top 7 Selling Smartphones In Japan During December BCN is a Japanese company that tracks consumer electronic device sales in Japan and for the month of December it shows the iPhone holding the top 7 and 10 of the top 13 selling smartphones in Japan. (Note that my family...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets Gartner estimates that PC shipments declined 6.9% year over year to 82.6 million units while IDC estimated they dropped 5.6% to 82.2 million. PC unit declines have ranged from mid-single to low-double-digits over the...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST

Intel's Earning Preview: PC Segment Remains Weak But Data Center To Continue Growing

Intel's Earning Preview: PC Segment Remains Weak But Data Center To Continue Growing PC microprocessor manufacturer Intel will report its Q4 2013 and full year earnings on January 16. The persistant decline in PC shipments, combined with increasing investment in building out its technology, has impacted...

Jan 9 2014, 2:06pm CST

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge The Russian city of Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics from Feb. 7 to Feb. 23 and the Paralympics from March 7 to March 16. Russia is no stranger to hosting high-profile global events; it hosted the 1980 Summer...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am 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

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook For the first eight months of 2013 it was all talk about the stock (since it was in the penalty box), Apple losing market share in smartphones and tablets and speculation about a low priced iPhone. It finally turned to...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, he had a chance to visit a barely known Chinese e-commerce start-up, Alibaba.   The main...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech The pace at which we are accelerating technology from entertainment devices into objects and connected devices that we can use in our every day lives or helps us live better, is in high gear. Less than a year ago,...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21am CST

Apple's iPhone 5c And 5s Gained Share But Not As Strong As The iPhone 5 A Year Ago

Apple's iPhone 5c And 5s Gained Share But Not As Strong As The iPhone 5 A Year Ago comScore and Kantar released their smartphone data for November. comScore has Apple’s iPhones gaining share in the U.S. after pausing in September and October while Kantar’s showed strong gains but not as good as the...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

In One Word, The Big Difference Between Good And Bad Mobile Shopping

In One Word, The Big Difference Between Good And Bad Mobile Shopping The Yankee Group and Mobidia today published a survey of worldwide mobile shopping trends. Although it is called “Does Your Mobile Shopping App Stack Up”, it’s in fact a much wider review of mobile’s impact on retailing...

Jan 7 2014, 8:46am CST

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Will The NSA Hack Wreck Apple Hopes in China? It is three weeks now since Apple inked its new deal with China Mobile giving the Cupertino company access to the subscriber base of the world’s largest mobile phone carrier. China Mobile has 763 million customers....

Jan 7 2014, 6:16am CST

A Startup's $100M Plan To Make Dumb Windows Smart

A Startup's $100M Plan To Make Dumb Windows Smart A California startup that turns ordinary windows into intelligent light and heat blockers said Tuesday it’s raised $100 million to boost sales and manufacturing. The company, called View, makes electrochromic windows,...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

Best Of FORBES: 30 Under 30, Story Of Snapchat: World's Hottest App?

Best Of FORBES: 30 Under 30, Story Of Snapchat: World's Hottest App? “FORBES launched the third annual 30 Under 30, a tally of the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30. This is an exhilarating time to be young and ambitious. Never before has youth been such an...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Tech Exec Aneel Bhusri Becomes A Billionaire As Workday Shares Soar

Tech Exec Aneel Bhusri Becomes A Billionaire As Workday Shares Soar Aneel Bhusri wears many hats. A Silicon Valley veteran, he’s been a partner at venture capital firm Greylock Partners for the last 15 years. More recently, he’s served as co-CEO of enterprise software firm Workday. And...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Invest In The Disruptors Of The Real Estate Industry

Invest In The Disruptors Of The Real Estate Industry Despite the prospect of rising interest rates, years of oversupply and falling prices, the real estate market has sprung to life in most of the country over the last year. Even in some of the areas that were hardest hit...

Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST

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Zola Acquires Bookish But It's Really About Amazon Last year, when Bookish launched, I asked the question on this blog, “will [start-up book retailer backed by three of the largest publishers] Bookish succeed or fail?” The answer today is “yes.” Start-up ebook retailer...

Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014 In a market environment where “hot buys” always make the headlines, often the best advice an investor can get is when to actually sell a stock. The following 14 investments are over ripe according to leading investment...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, who oversees a revenue-less app that makes photos disappear, with an invitation, delivered...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

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Global tech spending seen slipping 1 pct in 2014 Global technology spending seen down 1 percent in 2014 on lower prices of tablets, smartphones LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Consumer Electronics Association estimates that global spending on technology will slip 1...

Jan 5 2014, 7:51pm CST