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Omega-3 GM Crop Experiment Ready

Omega-3: GM Crop of Omega-3 is Ready for Government Approval

Scientists in Great Britain are happy that the Omega-3 GM crop experiment that they have set up is ready for government approva...

Jan 30 2014, 5:50am CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a repo...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Why We Start Up Startups

Why We Start Up Startups

Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment.  And ask you...

Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attach...

Jan 24 2014, 8:36am 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 rectan...

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...

Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and other...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

“Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one cave...

Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

The combination of students and mobile phones has long been a source of anxiety for teachers. Instead of being engrossed in the...

Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Ma...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

Of Course A Book About Bitcoin Should Be Sold For Bitcoin

Of Course A Book About Bitcoin Should Be Sold For Bitcoin

Last spring, people were getting all excited about Bitcoin because its value surged from a movie ticket to a fancy dinner for t...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

I4U news

AOL hands over Patch operations to investment firm

AOL hands over operations of troubled local-news division Patch to turnaround firm NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is handing...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

@giorodriguez  The New Year’s Day hype is deserved, but for reasons that may not yet be visible Funny thing about us humans: we...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine t...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Does blending personalized water consumption data, conservation tips and competitive spirit create the right formula for gettin...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

When a group of cryptographers launched Zerocoin last year, they hoped their cryptography project could upgrade Bitcoin to be a...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm 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...

Jan 13 2014, 9:51am CST

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory

If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it mat...

Jan 13 2014, 9:41am CST

I4U news

A Bullish Case For Janet Yellen, Our Confused New Fed Chairman

As is well known now, Janet Yellen was confirmed last Monday as Fed Chairman. On its face, this should concern those who desire...

Jan 12 2014, 8:26am 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...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm 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 transf...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

When I put out a call for promising young scientists to be part of Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 project, no name came up more tha...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

Lifelogging: A Step Up For Connected Devices?

Lifelogging: A Step Up For Connected Devices?

As expected, much of the news coming out of the Consumer and Electronics (CES) show in Las Vegas is about wearable tech. LG jum...

Jan 7 2014, 5:36pm 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 lapto...

Jan 7 2014, 12:16pm CST

I4U news

NAFTA And The Future Of Canada, Mexico And The United States

By Marc Lanthemann The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that ha...

Jan 7 2014, 9:06am CST

Sponsored Post: The Heineken Experiment with DJ Armin Van Buuren

Sponsored Post: The Heineken Experiment with DJ Armin Van Buuren

Watch the Heineken Experiment in the video below featuring world famous DJ Armin Van Buuren. The result of the experiment is pu...

Jan 7 2014, 7:57am 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...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

New York Marijuana Laws Relaxed

New York Marijuana Laws Relaxed

New York is to allow the use of marijuana on a small scale. The laws are to undergo a relaxation as per the initiative by Gover...

Jan 6 2014, 4:19am CST

Reading A Novel Could Physically Change Your Brain (But What Does That Mean?)

Reading A Novel Could Physically Change Your Brain (But What Does That Mean?)

It turns out that reading a novel can cause measurable changes in how connected portions of your brain are. That, at least, is...

Jan 5 2014, 6:01pm CST

The New Mac Pro Sees a Significant Performance Boost with the Intel Processor Up

The New Mac Pro Sees a Significant Performance Boost with the Intel Processor Upgrade

Following the upgrade of the Intel chip, Other World Computer notices a major boost to the performance of the recently released...

Jan 5 2014, 3:06pm CST

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Due to maximum-wage policies, it currently takes about a decade for working medical therapies to reach patients. Stronger incen...

Jan 3 2014, 7:26am CST

8 Ramen Recipes For The Starving Startup Entrepreneur

8 Ramen Recipes For The Starving Startup Entrepreneur

I’ve interviewed a lot of startup entrepreneurs and all of them have tales of frugality. Whether they’re living on couches or b...

Jan 2 2014, 3:51pm CST

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare

For years, it has been the number one talking point of Obamacare supporters. People who are uninsured end up getting costly car...

Jan 2 2014, 1:51pm CST

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014?

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014?

@giorodriguez  Maybe.  Keep an eye on Lance Rios, parallel entrepreneur, and first to be profiled in the new blog series, “150...

Jan 1 2014, 4:46pm 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...

Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST

If You Can't Bring Nintendo To Mobile, Bring Mobile To Nintendo

If You Can't Bring Nintendo To Mobile, Bring Mobile To Nintendo

There’s been much fuss made recently about what to “do” about Nintendo as the company finds its footing in the dawn of the next...

Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST

Best Technology Stories Of 2013

Best Technology Stories Of 2013

2013 was a great year for information technology generally. Several technology stalwarts went public, most prominent among them...

Dec 30 2013, 7:01am CST

Summing Up Mobile Gaming In 2013 With A Single Word... Freemium

Summing Up Mobile Gaming In 2013 With A Single Word... Freemium

If there is one area of mobile game development that has come to prominence in 2013  it’s freemium. This payment model has prov...

Dec 28 2013, 7:31pm CST