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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

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Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its very own expanded mobile-payments system. It has all the hardware and all that is needed is to put the software in place.

Jan 25 2014, 1:29am 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 to us. The Macintosh, as I learned from first-hand experience in 1984, was a huge leap...

Jan 24 2014, 8:48am 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 rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...

Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B PC maker Lenovo Group buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion BEIJING (AP) — China's Lenovo Group is buying part of IBM's server business for $2.3 billion, adding to a product line-up dominated by personal...

Jan 23 2014, 4:01am CST

AARP Chooses Jack Ryan for Grownups

AARP Chooses Jack Ryan for Grownups The association for adults that love movies has chosen Jack Ryan as a movie which is fit for grownups. This is the first time the AARP has made an announcement regarding a film made for mature audiences.

Jan 23 2014, 3:44am CST

Tesla Expands Supercharger network in Europe

Tesla Expands Supercharger network in Europe More German coverage

Jan 22 2014, 12:18pm CST

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays There are few problems harder in technology than bringing a new type of display to market. Since the invention of television and the CRT in the early 1900s, it’s been successfully pulled off twice. First, with the...

Jan 20 2014, 9:17am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am 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

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues Once a niche corner of the market, analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends is increasingly taking centre stage, as illustrated by the recent news that the US energy group FirstEnergy has agreed to...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST

Best Online Colleges

Best Online Colleges Among the best online colleges, that give tutorials while staying within the confines of cyberspace, are several state-of-the-art educational institutions. The have a name and fame based upon a rock solid guarantee that those who avail their learning facilities will not go away empty handed.

Jan 17 2014, 8:19am CST

Look Out, Apple - Google Just Bought Nest For $3.2 Billion

Look Out, Apple - Google Just Bought Nest For $3.2 Billion In a deal surprising only for its enormous purchase price, Google has announced that it’s buying Nest Labs, the hot maker of tech-infused household devices such as thermostats and smoke alarms, for $3.2 billion in cash...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses Steakhouses are sprucing up their menus.  No longer is it acceptable just to have dry or wet aged beef.  Guests are demanding, and receiving, sustainably raised, grass-fed products prepared with upscale techniques like...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

12 Companies Moving Global Commerce Forward

12 Companies Moving Global Commerce Forward The emergence of innovative software and apps is transforming the way payments are made and the global commerce ecosystem. This is particularly evident when it comes to mobile and electronic payments, which are expected...

Jan 12 2014, 8:16pm CST

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro “I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach I met Paul Lemberg, world-class business coach, and Rhonda Anderson, sales analyst, at the December 2013 CEO...

Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm CST

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014 The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. After all, the book’s principal...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST

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5 Goals I'm Setting For My Business In 2014 We’re all guilty of it. We set our resolutions on the 31st of December, jazzed to make progress in our personal and professional lives, and then, by the middle of January, we’re bored. Our goals, which had once seemed...

Jan 10 2014, 11:51am CST

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Swatch Group Sales Hit New Record For 2013 Swatch Group Ltd., the largest Swiss watch business, reports record sales for 2013 and a strong start for 2014. The company on Friday said year-over-year gross sales for 2013 increased 8.3 percent to 8.82 billion Swiss...

Jan 10 2014, 7:41am 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

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013 While the year 2013 might already be starting to feel like a distant memory, it certainly gave us some exciting startup companies likely to disrupt the way we look at the world in 2014. Here are thirteen startups from...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am 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

Dolby Vision: A New Level In Picture Quality (Potentially)

Dolby Vision: A New Level In Picture Quality (Potentially) Dolby wants to improve the picture quality of televisions, and Dolby Vision is how they’re aiming to do it. More than just a TV technology, it’s an “end-to-end solution” that includes support from content creators and...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21pm CST

Innovation Knocks, But At The Back Door Of The Farmhouse: Giannola Nonino And The Transformation Of Grappa

Innovation Knocks, But At The Back Door Of The Farmhouse: Giannola Nonino And The Transformation Of Grappa It was the mid-1970s in northern Italy, and Giannola Nonino had a business idea that would revolutionize an industry: to transform the ragged, industrialized distillation of grappa production into something unique,...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am 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

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance By Jane Ho China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon Information Technology, a provider of videoconference and surveillance systems. (And, yes, the...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

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Gadget Watch: Nabu smart wristband from game maker Gadget Watch: Game machine and accessory maker Razer launches Nabu smart wristband LAS VEGAS (AP) — Razer Inc., whose gaming tablet won last year's "Best of Show" award at the International CES gadget show...

Jan 8 2014, 2:21am CST

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here.  An Infographic summarizing the 8 rules is available here. In the companion piece to this article, I...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Asus Announces Transfomer Book Duet TD300 - Windows And Android, Together At Last. Wait, What?

Asus Announces Transfomer Book Duet TD300 - Windows And Android, Together At Last. Wait, What? Asus has debuted the Transformed Book Duet TD300 at CES, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TD300, a laptop/tablet convertible, is being marketed as the first ever “quad-mode” convertible, as it is...

Jan 7 2014, 12:16pm CST

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Ryan Caldbeck, Founder and CEO, CircleUp… “We’re an online investing marketplace that matches small investors with start-up...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: HDMI D Type Male to A Type Male Active cable from Wiretek International Investment Ltd CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: HDMI D Type Male to A Type Male Active cable from Wiretek International Investment Ltd

Jan 6 2014, 9:44am CST

A Smart Watch...REALLY?!

A Smart Watch...REALLY?! Most of you have, by now, unpacked your Xmas gifts. Many of you are probably wondering if there are some you should return.  Should you hang on to the items that seem cool at Christmas but that, deep down, you know will...

Jan 6 2014, 12:36am CST

Why The Cloud Just Might Be The Most Disruptive Technology Ever

Why The Cloud Just Might Be The Most Disruptive Technology Ever In his 1997 management classic The Innovator’s Dilemma Harvard professor Clayton Christensen coined the term disruptive innovation.  The central premise was that a change in technology can completely change the basic...

Jan 5 2014, 11:11pm CST

CES 2014 About to Appear on the Geek Radar

CES 2014 About to Appear on the Geek Radar It’s about time CES 2014 got rolling. The technology show that beats the rest hands down is to appear on the geek radar pretty soon. And it will feature anything technical that can have electronic stuff built into it.

Jan 5 2014, 1:08am CST

John Malone's Liberty Media Wants To Absorb Rest Of Sirius XM

John Malone's Liberty Media Wants To Absorb Rest Of Sirius XM Billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Media announced late Friday a proposal to turn Sirius XM Radio into a wholly-owned subsidiary by creating a third class of Liberty Media shares. Liberty already owns a controlling stake...

Jan 3 2014, 4:26pm CST

A Good Thing: Cause Marketers Came Together in 2013

A Good Thing: Cause Marketers Came Together in 2013 For many businesses and NGOs seeking to do well by doing good, 2013 was the year in which collaboration reached new heights. In addition to typical pairings of corporations and nonprofits, we saw meaningful alliances...

Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013 Retailers reeled from all manner of missteps, blunders and outright fiasco’s this year – from Abercrombie & Fitch’s image battering no-large-sizes ethos to J.C. Penney’s sales hemorrhaging coupon elimination ...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013 It’s been a big year for video games. The latest consoles from Sony and Microsoft arrived with a splash, selling millions of units and making huge waves in the media; new competitors also took the field, including the...

Dec 30 2013, 6:01pm CST

Why Automated Semantics Will Solve The BI Dashboard Crisis

Why Automated Semantics Will Solve The BI Dashboard Crisis Right now, in most companies, there is a crisis of Business Intelligence dashboards. For good reasons, BI practitioners use the dashboard as way to deliver data and analytics to pretty much everyone. Dashboards are the...

Dec 30 2013, 5:11am CST

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” is a raucous bacchanalia of sex, drugs, and money on Wall Street that focuses on the excesses of Jordan Belfort’s career at over the counter brokerage house Stratton Oakmont....

Dec 28 2013, 11:31am CST