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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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Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers

Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). As a refresher, AdSense automatically fills unsold ad space inventory for quick and easy...

Jan 24 2014, 8:11am CST

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help Microsoft 2nd-quarter revenue, earnings top Street as Xbox One, Surface sales strong REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. reported revenue and earnings for its fiscal second quarter that topped Wall Street expectations...

Jan 24 2014, 7:06am CST

New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Glass personally.  I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am 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 M in the previous quarter. It’s a massive miss considering the strong sequential volume...

Jan 23 2014, 9:26am 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

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

It Had To Happen! Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014 That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this before with a number of other consumer electronic devices from the TV to VCRs and DVD players...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am 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

CES 2015 News
What Windows 9 Must Do To Avoid Flopping Like Windows 8

What Windows 9 Must Do To Avoid Flopping Like Windows 8 Windows 8 is a flop. It is a painful thing to say about one of the most ambitious operating systems ever released, but the stats don’t lie. It has taken half the OS market share Windows 7 did in its first 12 months (10...

Jan 17 2014, 5:01pm CST

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve The FDA today approved Medtronic’s CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are unable to undergo conventional open-heart surgery. The approval came...

Jan 17 2014, 4:11pm CST

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Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots' European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST

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Web Performance Is User Experience By Lara Swanson Think about how you search for things on the web. How quick are you to close a tab and go to the next search engine result if a site takes too long to load? Now consider doing that on your phone while...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

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Intel 4Q net income rises 6 pct Intel posts 6 pct rise in 4th-qtr net income, falls slightly short of Wall Street predictions NEW YORK (AP) — Intel's fourth-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as the company offset flat demand for its...

Jan 16 2014, 4:46pm CST

Despite PC 'Stabilization' Intel Shares Trend Down On Tepid Outlook

Despite PC 'Stabilization' Intel Shares Trend Down On Tepid Outlook Desktop computers still make up a large portion of chip maker Intel's business, but PC sales have been declining sharply in recent years as tablets, smartphones and laptops become increasingly popular. In a statement on...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST

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The Altar Of Shiny By Courtney Nash Web and mobile users continue to expect faster sites and apps–especially when it comes to mobile–and this year I’d like to see people who work on the web spend more time focusing on performance as a...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

'Grossly Inadequate': The Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Battle Turns Nasty

'Grossly Inadequate': The Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Battle Turns Nasty On Monday, Charter Communications offered to buy Time Warner Cable at a value of $61 billion. Two days later, the companies are far from an agreement. In fact, they’re blasting each other in public. The main sticking...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off.

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off. We figure that one in three of you are pretty concerned about this because, as it turns out, the cyber attack on personal and credit/debit card information previously reported by Target to have included 40 million...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy “Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy,” wrote Aimee Groth in Quartz. “Gurus Gone Wild” wrote my fellow...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

A Chat With The Host of 'Brain Games': Nat Geo's Highest-Rated Show Ever

A Chat With The Host of 'Brain Games': Nat Geo's Highest-Rated Show Ever Here’s the thing about Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games: Off-camera, he’s exactly like you want him to be. (Disclaimer: I appeared on the unrelated Nat Geo series The 80’s: The Decade That...

Jan 14 2014, 1:36pm CST

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The CEO Question: Where Is My Company Going? In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Plus I revealed: CEO strategic responsibilities are not optional....

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am 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

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums With current TV projects like The Blacklist and active film projects like Stretch, it’s hard to believe Joe Carnahan would have any time to speak about his evolving career. But in this exclusive interview, Joe took a...

Jan 13 2014, 9:51am 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

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-term freelancers. The percentage varies (ASTD, SHRM), from 30 to 45 percent, which seems...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise Jolla was formed in late 2011 from a number of former Nokia Engineers who had been working on a number of Linux-based operating systems and handsets (including the Nokia N9). Just over two years later, their first...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight Stock markets shrugged off Friday’s confusingly low U.S. job creation numbers – so let’s see how they cope with an onslaught of news this coming week in the shape of big company earnings, economic indicators, Federal...

Jan 12 2014, 7:06pm CST

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week) With the media focused last week on the “polar vortex” extreme cold, Chris Christie’s “BridgeGate,” the jobs report shock, Fed minutes, Robert Gates’ revelations, the BCS championship game, NFL football playoffs, the...

Jan 12 2014, 10:46am CST

Why You Need To Watch The 2014 Golden Globes Red Carpet

Why You Need To Watch The 2014 Golden Globes Red Carpet It is bound to be the ultimate red carpet showdown. The 2014 Golden Globes that is. Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslett, Sandra Bullock, Amy Adams — and that’s just in the best actress category. Then there’s Jennifer Lawrence...

Jan 11 2014, 6:51am CST

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year?

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year? No. It’s a simple two-letter word that can be so difficult to say, particularly when it comes to business. That’s because so many have built their success by saying yes to whatever opportunities came their way and...

Jan 10 2014, 2:11pm 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

Sick Of Sports: Why Rock Bands Are A Better Metaphor For Work Teams

Sick Of Sports: Why Rock Bands Are A Better Metaphor For Work Teams Sports teams are the canonical metaphor for teamwork. We try to “pick winners” to score “slam dunks.” Team leaders “coach” team members and then “send in heavy hitters” who “step up to the plate” and sometimes “take one...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales Five Steps To Making Sales Through Social Media An integral part of the sales process is getting to know your prospects and establishing relationships—and it turns out that social media can help you accomplish this...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am 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

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The Ignored Side Of Social Media: Customer Service The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on January 2, 2014. What do you do when your flight to San Francisco is cancelled at midnight and the airline insists on rebooking you and your spouse on...

Jan 9 2014, 3:36pm CST

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Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST

First Images Of Marvel Superhero Theme Park Unveiled

First Images Of Marvel Superhero Theme Park Unveiled It’s a massive six-story high dome as big as two football fields. It includes 4D rides and games like a state-of-the-art amusement park. And it features 3D animation, virtual reality, and hologram simulations, all...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

Delta New Seats Improve Passengers Comfort

Delta Add New Seats Delta Airlines is to add a variety of new features to its narrow-body aircraft. And the main goal of the changes is the implementation of the comfort factor for its valued passengers.

Jan 9 2014, 7:47am CST

BlackBerry sticks to its QWERTY roots

BlackBerry sticks to its QWERTY roots BlackBerry CEO: You will see us center more and more on the keyboard.

Jan 9 2014, 1:55am CST