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 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...
Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST
Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups while failing to make headway in its core business of selling digital advertising. One of...
Jan 21 2014, 1:27pm CST
SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California. In SEMI’s words...
Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST
Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has entered into a consent decree with Apple regarding alleged charges that Apple allowed children to purchase apps and make in-app purchases on its app store.
Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST
Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More “Can you give us your grumpiest server?”
That was the request made by two men at a Nebraska Cracker Barrel.
The hostess couldn’t accommodate their request. There are no grumpy servers here, she told them. Instead, she...
Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm CST
Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Of 2013 The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), NetSuite (NYSE:N), Workday (NYSE:WDAY) and CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA).
Jan 4 2014, 12:16pm CST
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
The Startup Movement Is Not About Startups, Actually I’m going to say something that might sound nutty. But I’ll say it anyways. The Startup Movement is not about startups.
What could I possibly mean, you might be asking? Did I drink too much eggnog over the holidays...
Jan 3 2014, 5:46am CST
Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014 The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata.
The dust is finally beginning to clear from the big data explosion, which is a good thing. One of the problems with big data is that it’s...
Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST
13 Dramatic Year End Tax Strategies For 2013 The clock is ticking. 2013 is almost over which means that year end tax strategies are on the minds of many taxpayers. By now, we all know the most common tips (pay mortgages and taxes in advance, make contributions to...
Dec 31 2013, 12:16am CST
14 Financial Resolutions For 2014 Do you have any financial resolutions for New Year’s this year? Despite evidence of declining financial wellness, a recent survey showed that only 16% of Americans intend to include financial planning in their New Year’...
Dec 27 2013, 9:36am CST
Why Are Stocks Rising? During 2013, many smart analysts and money managers voiced their puzzlement of why the stock market continued to rise in spite of the lack of revenue growth of many companies, a stagnating economy, and looming problems...
Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST
Attorney Offers Students 1,000 Reasons To Skip Law School If you had the chance to do it over, would you do it again?
It’s one of the most popular questions in my “ask the taxgirl” mailbag. Despite – or maybe because of – the scary job market, I get a lot of inquiries about...
Dec 22 2013, 10:41pm CST
12 Attractive Stocks For 2014 That Performed Superbly In 2013 After having gotten too obsessed with the Fed’s taper dance, investors need to get back to the basic business of investing. And that means pure stock picking, or snapping up fundamentally sound and attractively valued...
Dec 20 2013, 10:56am CST
Target security breach affects up to 40M cards Up to 40M shoppers may have had credit and debit cards compromised in Target security breach
Target's data-security nightmare threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of...
Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST
Fury and frustration over Target data breach Consumers react to Target security breach of up to 40M credit and debit cards
NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the...
Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST
Walmart Sells 1.4M Tablets and Has Biggest Black Friday Ever Black Friday 2013 proves to be the biggest shopping day of the season for Walmart. The two biggest retailers, Walmart and Target, sold a record number of items, largely tablets, on Black Friday. The shopping took place amidst fisticuffs which broke out due to the demand for goods outstripping supplies.
Nov 30 2013, 2:49am CST
Low Cost iPhone May Suit Europe The European region is one where nearly everyone has a mobile device. This is where low cost iPhone 5C by Apple may suit the people of the region since finding new customers is a rare occurrence in Europe.
Sep 12 2013, 6:08am CDT
Smartwatch Explosion is Expected in 2014 Smartwatch has now become the latest trendy gadget. Recent research shows that smartwatch shipments will hit 5M units this year and it will explode by 2014.
Jul 17 2013, 7:25am CDT
IDC Predicts Global Tablet Shipments to Exceed PC Shipments by 2015 The International Data Corporation has reported on the shipping trends of tablets on a worldwide basis. And the shipments will exceed both portable PCs exported in the present year as well as total number of PCs to be sent overseas two years from now. Now that says something loud and clear to the technology crowd out there.
May 28 2013, 11:10am CDT
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