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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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Leelee Sobieski is Pregnant Again

Leelee Sobieski is Expecting Again Leelee Sobieski is pregnant with her second child. Leelee debuts her baby bump at Christian Dior’s Cruise 2015 Show in Brooklyn.

May 9 2014, 2:48am CDT

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

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

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming 20 reasons why 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the family gamer on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, 3DS, Vita and PC.

Jan 23 2014, 5:37am CST

Morgan Stanley expects Strong Apple December Quarter Results

Morgan Stanley expects Strong Apple December Quarter Results On Tuesday Apple’s stock was up $8.40 or 1.55% to $549.07. Morgan Stanley’s analyst, Katy Huberty, wrote a note titled “2014 the Beginning of a New Cycle of Growth and Innovation Monetization” and said that she expected...

Jan 22 2014, 2:53am CST

Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It

Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It Candy Crush Saga is the most pervasive casual game phenomena since Angry Birds and it seems intent on crushing any potential competitors—at least those that use the word “candy” in their titles. King.com Limited...

Jan 21 2014, 3:46am CST

Omaha explosion leaves 2 dead, 10 injured

Omaha explosion leaves 2 dead, 10 injured A factory in Omaha exploded on Monday morning, leaving two people dead. The cause of the explosion has yet to be identified.

Jan 20 2014, 10:28pm 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
Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...

Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management Wither the information technology department?  There’s been no end to speculation as of late, as employees bring their own devices to work, marketing chiefs grab more technology budget dollars, and everyone signs up and...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31pm CST

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Apple May Have Generated $60 Billion Of Revenue In The December Quarter Apple has scheduled its December quarter results to be released on Monday, January 27, with its conference call at 2:00 pm Pacific Time. I estimate that the company could report $59.8 billion in revenue and $14.64 in...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

Nintendo's Imagined Success Is More Dangerous Than Their Current Failure

Nintendo's Imagined Success Is More Dangerous Than Their Current Failure There’s big news today that Nintendo has drastically revised their fiscal year forecast of Wii U sales, cutting the prediction from 9 million to 2.8 million,  just a few months before the goal was supposed to have been...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

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App Tracker uTest Raises $43M From Goldman Sachs For Future Acquisitions And IPO A startup known for its mobile application testing, uTest, has more than doubled its funding to date as it pursues acquisitions and an eventual IPO, raising $43 million in a late-stage Series E round led by Goldman...

Jan 14 2014, 6:36am CST

Jacqueline Bisset Acts Weirdly at the Golden Globes

Jacqueline Bisset Acts Weirdly at the Golden Globes 2014 The lady who once appeared in the famous movie “Bullit” acted weirdly on stage at the Golden Globes 2014. Her speech was awkwardly delivered and on the whole her behavior was absolutely eccentric.

Jan 13 2014, 7:11am CST

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 dual-booting tablet After following the release of Intel's highly anticipated Bay Trail-T processors, the Android/Windows platform dual booting devices has become the anticipated next big hit.

Jan 13 2014, 4:39am CST

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake The following guest post is by Frederic Kerrest, co-founder and COO of Okta. Many startups experienced successful exits in 2013. Others crumbled to the ground. A common cause for those failures? Exhibiting hubris. It’s...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology While most of the country endured the polar vortex this week, the annual tech vortex known 2014 Consumer Electronics Show took over Las Vegas. I took a pre-Show tour of the International CES floor Monday, and witnessed...

Jan 8 2014, 6:41pm CST

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day If you feel like you’re consistently finding there’s more ‘work’ than there is ‘day’, you’re not alone. Too many of us get caught up in putting out fires, wasting time on tasks that don’t really matter, and using our...

Jan 8 2014, 11:21am CST

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World “The greatest form of philanthropy is an investment in an entrepreneur” I first heard of Tiger 21 during a conversation with Miami Chapter Chair Charlie Garcia about the future of social networking and influence. This...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51am CST

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption “Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages,...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm 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

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

Liveblog: Valve's CES 2014 Steam Machine Press Conference

Liveblog: Valve's CES 2014 Steam Machine Press Conference Valve doesn’t make it a habit to visit the annual Consumer Electronics Show. This year is markedly different as the developer-turned-digital distribution leader-turned-hardware maker prepares to send us deeper into...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST

Samsung Goes Large With Galaxy TabPro and NotePro Android Tablets

Samsung Goes Large With Galaxy TabPro and NotePro Android Tablets With four new tablets on show at CES, Samsung continues to keep the Galaxy brand name at the front of consumer’s minds. With screens up to 12.2 inches in diameter, the Android 4.4 powered tablets are some of the largest...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06pm CST

Why Your Company May Dump QuickBooks This Year

Why Your Company May Dump QuickBooks This Year Believe it or not, your company is about to be part of an enormous wave of change in the next few years. That’s because, if you’re like most small and medium sized businesses, you’re likely using an on-premise...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation? It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but when it comes to regulating the Internet, philosophically they are worlds apart. The two...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Lenovo CES Highlights - Miix 2 And Yoga 2

Lenovo CES Highlights - Miix 2 And Yoga 2 Lenovo is unloading a semi-truck’s worth of new product announcements at CES 2014, and I’m here to filter through the pages of spec sheets and highlight what matters. Right now, let’s focus on the convertibles and...

Jan 5 2014, 6:21pm CST

'Anchorman 2' Crosses $100 Million: Lessons To Be Learned

'Anchorman 2' Crosses $100 Million: Lessons To Be Learned With all of the talk about whether or not Wolf of Wall Street  is endorsing its behavior (nope) whether American Hustle is a little overrated (yup), and whether or not your kids know the words to “Let It Go” yet (yup),...

Jan 4 2014, 1:56pm CST

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook All analysts and investors agree on one thing: Innovation created Apple (AAPL). But innovation has two forms: revolutionary and evolutionary. Revolutionary innovation is what Steve Jobs did so well. His creations shook...

Jan 4 2014, 12:36pm CST

Dell Venue 7 Review - A Serviceable And Affordable Android Tablet

Dell Venue 7 Review - A Serviceable And Affordable Android Tablet With the Venue 7, Dell makes their play in an increasingly congested 7-inch Android tablet market. Is it a compelling impulse buy at $149, or are you better served spending more on a competitor device from Samsung or...

Jan 1 2014, 6:56pm 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

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story The most rewarding aspect of my work as a communication expert is the opportunity to read about my clients nearly every day in a newspaper, magazine, or blog, and to see their products enhancing the quality of people’s...

Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST

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Investors Snatch FB Even Cheaper Than Its Secondary Stock Offering Looking back to 10 days ago, Facebook, Inc. (NASD: FB) priced a 70,000,000 share secondary stock offering at $55.05 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that...

Dec 30 2013, 9:11am CST

Tech Stocks To Buy In 2014 For Growth And Value Investors

Tech Stocks To Buy In 2014 For Growth And Value Investors What are you going to snap up for the technology portion of your portfolio next year? If you’re the betting kind you could go for the premier growth stocks, ones that analysts are expecting to race ahead in revenue and...

Dec 30 2013, 7:41am CST

A Word Of Caution For The Boosters Of Global Entrepreneurship

A Word Of Caution For The Boosters Of Global Entrepreneurship Palestinian VC Saed Nashef keeps telling people that building a startup ecosystem is a decades-long process. Why are so few people listening? If you’re writing a story about startups in Palestine, Saed Nashaf is...

Dec 30 2013, 6:01am CST

Facebook's Mobile Market Share Highlights The Profitable Path Forward For 2014

Facebook's Mobile Market Share Highlights The Profitable Path Forward For 2014 There are some very interesting numbers from Facebook in its 2013 eMagainze called ‘The Annual’ that TechCrunch’s Josh Constine has published, but the set of numbers that I want to think about is the mobile penetration...

Dec 29 2013, 7:26pm CST

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond A little over a year ago here in Forbes, I wrote a post about how Yahoo! was going to go to $40 by the end of 2013. It turns out that was a very accurate call, as the stock now trades slightly above the $40 level. I...

Dec 29 2013, 1:06pm CST

Twitter Traded Every IPO Share On Thursday And Crossed $50 Billion In Value

Twitter Traded Every IPO Share On Thursday And Crossed $50 Billion In Value Twitter was down $9.56 or 13% to $63.75 on Friday after being up $3.35 to $73.31 on Thursday to reach an all-time high. The shares are up 167% from its IPO offer price of $26, up 54% from its first day close of $44.90...

Dec 29 2013, 10:26am CST