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Dozens More Companies Sign Up for Apple Pay

Dozens More Companies Sign Up for Apple Pay

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

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

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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 spots to the fullest. To that end, I asked myself what makes a great Super Bowl spot? It has...

Jan 27 2014, 2:07am CST

Top 10 Super Bowl Ads From The Past Decade selected by Kellogg School Of Management

Top 10 Super Bowl Ads From The Past Decade selected by Kellogg School Of Management This article is by Tim Calkins and Derek Rucker, Kellogg School of Management. Calkins is clinical professor of marketing and Rucker is the Sandy...

Jan 24 2014, 2:18am CST

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites Part of being a sports fan is the risk you sign on for every year and every game, putting your emotion on the line for a bunch of grown men who generally make more money than you.  John Chen, however, has taken...

Jan 24 2014, 2:14am CST

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30 Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPhones – no line. After six years of negotiations between Apple and China Mobile, the iPhone...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills Thank you, Consolidated Edison of New York. I never expected to write that, but I felt obliged to applaud the Big Apple's biggest energy utility for pulling the plug on one of the most perverse energy boondoggles I have...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26pm CST

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A third fossil, a third nuclear and a third renewable would be sustainable and ethical. Having...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree A week after announcing it was moving the Watson computer system to New York City as part of a new $1 billion business unit, IBM is squeezing in another major business deal before it reports its fourth quarter earnings...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11am CST

CES 2015 News
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

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable Leaders that strive to be significant seek to create the greatest impact and influence.   These are the types of leaders that we value the most; inspired by their courage and resiliency, we seek to emulate them. They...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

Silicon Valley Taking A Smaller Slice Of The VC Pie

Silicon Valley Taking A Smaller Slice Of The VC Pie Other tech hubs are receiving a higher percentage of global venture capital investment, according to new data. Each year new tech hubs around the world attract more and more media attention, but are they also attracting...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014 The first of the year can be overwhelming for many people. Even with the best of intentions, people overspend and are left with credit card bills to pay off. We go into the season confident we can stick to a budget but...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

I4U news

Former Northrop CEO Thomas Jones dies at 93 Thomas Jones, 30-year CEO of Northrop who led company to top, dies at 93 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas V. Jones, who was Northrop Corp.'s chief executive officer for 30 years and took it to the top ranks of...

Jan 9 2014, 4:36pm CST

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013 A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright defendants win long-running litigation affairs–and potentially crack open new markets,...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier Congratulations. Your hard work and entrepreneurial instincts have paid off in the form of a fast-growing, profitable business that’s worth millions of dollars, or could be some day. And you’re only 40. Or 30. Or, like...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am 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

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War Pity poor Sprint. With the AT&T-T-Mobile war garnering all the headlines, the number three mobile carrier has had a tough time making news lately. Needing to do something to regain consumer attention, Sprint jumped...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

Early Ballots Have Maddux, Glavine, Thomas And Biggio In Hall Of Fame; Piazza, Morris Out

Early Ballots Have Maddux, Glavine, Thomas And Biggio In Hall Of Fame; Piazza, Morris Out The announcement of baseball’s latest Hall of Fame class takes place at 2 pm EST on Wednesday on MLB Network. Candidates need to be listed on at least 75% of the ballots from the roughly 550 members of the Baseball...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am 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

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR It is a coincidence that I am writing about SCOTTEVEST the week the company announced its ability at CES to provide the first clothing to accommodate a wearable battery power source for Google Glass (see The Shirt That...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

Be an Expert or Go Home

Be an Expert or Go Home Content is no longer king. Today, content marketing is king. Successful content marketing is not about volume, it is about being an expert and helping others. Branding and reputation follow from this, as does trust....

Jan 7 2014, 10:56am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014 This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

How To Profit From Gift Cards, Pay It Forward With Frequent Flier Miles

How To Profit From Gift Cards, Pay It Forward With Frequent Flier Miles While December is about accumulation, January is the month of fresh starts. By now the holiday gifts have been unwrapped, the bathing suits returned to post-vacation hibernation and the uneaten ham or latkes thrown away...

Jan 6 2014, 2:56pm CST

30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games

30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games Every year, the reporters at Forbes look for up-and-coming stars in the industries we cover. We search for people who are doing groundbreaking work, disrupting traditional business models, and establishing themselves as...

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

iPad Pro Rumored to be Revealed in Fall 2014 with a 12 Inch Display

iPad Pro Rumored to be Revealed in Fall 2014 with a 12 Inch Display An analyst predicts that the new 12 inch iPad Pro might be released in Fall 2014, and compete with Intel’s laptop very strongly

Jan 5 2014, 2:41pm CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 27, January 6, 2014   In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, foibles, fake news and real news related to the oil and...

Jan 5 2014, 1:01pm CST

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014?

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014? Retired investors think they need income, which often leads them to favor large-cap value stocks paying fat dividends. Except, as Investment Strategies columnist William Baldwin has repeatedly pointed out, it’s not “...

Jan 3 2014, 9:16am CST

Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014

Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014 In 2008, Betsy and Warren Talbot were not unlike a lot of American couples. They were living in Seattle in a 1,000-square-foot townhouse and had a car. She was a consultant for women-owned businesses, and he worked on...

Jan 1 2014, 8:06am CST

Learning From The Top Posts, Tweets, And Search Terms Of 2013

Learning From The Top Posts, Tweets, And Search Terms Of 2013 Every year the top social platforms and search engines publish a list of items that made the needle jump on their respective websites. When you look at these lists, there’s a trove of terrific insight into the recent...

Dec 31 2013, 5:01pm CST

What The Secondary Ticket Market Tells Us About How Long Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden Run Will Last

What The Secondary Ticket Market Tells Us About How Long Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden Run Will Last When Billy Joel announced his open-ended residency at Madison Square Garden, it was an unprecedented arrangement that effectively made him the house band for the World’s Most Famous Arena.  With a capacity of 19,500,...

Dec 31 2013, 11:16am CST

What To Do When Your Boss Won't Support Your Great Ideas

What To Do When Your Boss Won't Support Your Great Ideas Frustrated that your company seems to squash you down every time you try to do something innovative at work? You’re probably not imagining that being too creative goes against the party line. A recent Accenture survey “...

Dec 31 2013, 7:46am CST

The Most Science Fictional News Stories Of 2013 In Pictures

The Most Science Fictional News Stories Of 2013 In Pictures In his 2005 novel Accelerando, science fiction author and futurist Charles Stross wrote a collection of stories about the accelerating pace of change in the modern world: Inspired by his experience as a coder at a 30%-...

Dec 30 2013, 8:11am CST

Are You The Office Jerk? Take This Test And Find Out

Are You The Office Jerk? Take This Test And Find Out At some point in our careers, we’ve all had to deal with people who act like jerks at the office. But what if the office jerk is actually you? Take this quick test and find out… I had a client who was having difficulty...

Dec 30 2013, 3:21am CST

Four Big Questions (And Predictions) For Social Media In 2014

Four Big Questions (And Predictions) For Social Media In 2014 The past year has been a wild one for those watching and living social media. In the span of 12 months, we saw a major IPO (Twitter), billion dollar sale (Tumblr), rise of a new disappearing messaging phenomenon (...

Dec 29 2013, 8:46pm CST

Whatever Business You're In, Chances Are You Need To Publish Content. Here Are Some Rules You Need To Know

Whatever Business You're In, Chances Are You Need To Publish Content. Here Are Some Rules You Need To Know Content is the big new thing.  From blogs to videos to social media, everywhere you look organizations are looking to publish and engage their customers.  Content is sexy and exciting and everybody wants in on the...

Dec 28 2013, 8:11pm CST

Five Trends to Expect at CES

Five Trends to Expect at CES CES offers visitors every year a chance to see what is coming next in the world of big kids’ toys

Dec 28 2013, 4:03am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance It’s the tenth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have just a few...

Dec 27 2013, 7:56pm CST

How 'Right This Minute' Helps Merge Internet And Television

How 'Right This Minute' Helps Merge Internet And Television I’ve written a few times recently about the ways new content models are emerging online and influencing film, television, and studio marketing. We’re used to seeing television and film content ending up online, but...

Dec 27 2013, 8:26am CST