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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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Xirrus Lets Las Vegas Sands Charge WiFi Premium

Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...

Jan 26 2014, 10:08am 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 others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference Talk show host, Wendy Williams turned on the waterworks over her son’s indifference towards her. Her emotional outburst was caused by the fact that her son had started loving his father instead of her.

Jan 22 2014, 2:52am CST

Next Nintendo Console Rumors

Next Nintendo Console Rumors The Wii U is in trouble. Nintendo failed to come within striking distance of lofty sales projections, third-party developers are few and far between, and even a well-reviewed Mario game. It’s bad news for the big N....

Jan 21 2014, 1:18pm CST

Sundance Tunes Into Online Audiences

Sundance Tunes Into Online Audiences The Sundance Film Festival is devoted to discovering and developing independent artists and audiences–so it’s time to embrace digital markets. As box office revenues stay low, the best bet for buoying independent...

Jan 21 2014, 8:58am CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they should. Google seems to understand the Social CRM needs of small and medium sized companies...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to play.  Many began to call the series of political uprisings “Twitter Revolutions” and a...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

I4U news

Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday urged Apple to reboot its relationship with a monitor appointed to analyze its...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

CES 2015 News
Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley

Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley @giorodriguez: The Coupa Cafe, at the Stanford Golf Course, is such a great place.  Please don’t tell anyone  When I first moved to Silicon — in the early, pre-Web 1990′s — I quickly found a friend who took great...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formation in the Universe is around a hundred times lower than it was five billion years ago. Using...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

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

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What? Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California site. Given his background in finding vulnerabilities in software and websites, spotting...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business Zendesk. Autotask. Freshdesk. These are three great little companies that make three excellent help desk/customer service management applications. But they, like others in this niche, could be in trouble. OK, I’m...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am 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

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner?  We get smarter,...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am 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 economic growth. Figure the Fed itself is superfluous. We don’t need a federally chartered...

Jan 12 2014, 8:26am CST

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer Monday,  January 13, is “Shutdown Day” for the anti-government, anti-election protesters that have been rallying around Bangkok for almost two months. Barring a coup, these rallies intended to paralyze government...

Jan 12 2014, 6:26am CST

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good An in-depth preview of the Crystal Cove prototype shown behind closed doors, and what it means for Oculus VR as their virtual reality headset edges closer to a public launch. “We’re going to need a lot of therapists...

Jan 11 2014, 2:21pm 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

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

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO With more than 20,000 new products expected and 300 presentations delivered at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, putting together a definitive list of noteworthy products, trends and happenings is no...

Jan 9 2014, 5:56am CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed The intensity of competition in an industry is neither a matter of coincidence nor bad luck Michael Porter, Competitive Strategy The publishing industry has been challenged by the online sales success of Amazon, the...

Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST

I, Robot Journalist: Beaming Into CES 2014 From My Kitchen

I, Robot Journalist: Beaming Into CES 2014 From My Kitchen I’ve never been to the technology orgy party that is the Consumer Electronics Show. Many of my Forbes colleagues are there, reporting on the latest, greatest, and creepiest gadgets in the pipeline. I decided to dip my...

Jan 8 2014, 3:11pm 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

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, he had a chance to visit a barely known Chinese e-commerce start-up, Alibaba.   The main...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am 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

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR It is a coincidence that I am writing about SCOTTEVEST the week the company announced its ability at CES to provide the first clothing to accommodate a wearable battery power source for Google Glass (see The Shirt That...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths Neuroscience is full of urban myths that have latched on to the collective consciousness and stuck there. It’s not just the obvious ones like the old saw that “humans only use ten per cent of their brains at a time” –...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES

How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES My advice to anyone delivering a presentation? Practice. A lot. You could be an unlikely social media hit when you fail to practice, and all for the wrong reasons. On the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show in...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making Seth Goldman was born to do this As Co-Founder and CEO of Honest Tea, his picture is in the dictionary next to the word tenacity. With Co-Founder Barry Nalebuff, their brainchild just finished the year with $110 million...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key No system is unhackable. But to hear Hector Hoyos describe his company’s latest security offering, it’s hard to imagine cyber-intruders easily breaking through the barriers he’s created. He’s unveiling it to the world...

Jan 7 2014, 7:56am CST

12 Ways To Understand the Chinese Traveller

12 Ways To Understand the Chinese Traveller “All the ripping down of the old and throwing up of the new across China today cannot be explained as a matter of economic necessity alone. It is too frantic to be considered so simply. The visible Chinese project is,...

Jan 7 2014, 6:46am CST

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satan Statue Design Unveiled Satanic Temple followers unveiled the design of their Satan statue which they hope to erect at the Oklahoma Statehouse. Satanism is a religion that seems to have cropped up in postmodern times. Its followers are pagans and celebrate the carnal and earthly pleasures. However, the implementation of a Satan statue as a monument in the capitol of Oklahoma caused some raised eyebrows from conservatives.

Jan 7 2014, 4:20am CST

I4U news

The Risk Management Race Goes To Nvidia GPUs A combination of two NVIDIA GPUs and 2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 @ 2.20GHz (SandyBridge) CPUs was six times faster in a risk management benchmark then CPUs alone. The Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC), presented the...

Jan 6 2014, 11:36am 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

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014 This is the year that mobile banking will really make a dent in branch networks, according to James DeBello, CEO and president of Mitek, a company that is helping make that happen. It introduced remote deposit capture...

Jan 6 2014, 9:16am CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave of bail-outs and pork barrel “stimulus” outlays pushed the budget to more than $3.6...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle One of the oldest cliches in the book is that if you can win at team sports, you can win at business too. You don’t have to look much farther than the spectacular failure of former Red Sox pitcher Kurt Schilling’s 38...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

How An Artist And A Dancer Saved An American City

How An Artist And A Dancer Saved An American City Culver City, once the heart of California’s movie industry, was dying just a decade ago.  The downtown was decaying.  It had become a sleepy commuter town.  Today, however, people have proclaimed it an urban renaissance...

Jan 6 2014, 5:56am CST