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CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

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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

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

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Pussy Riot NYC Mayor Meeting Figures in the Twosome’s Agenda

Pussy Riot NYC Mayor Meet The renegade twosome from Russia’s Pussy Riot is meeting with NYC Mayor de Blasio. And in their agenda figure certain issues they have with President Putin’s atrocious human rights record.

Feb 8 2014, 7:10am CST

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander ad that will get shown in the Super Bowl features NFL player and actor Terry Crews not to mention the Muppets. The advert has generated quite a bit of anticipation among both children and adults due to the presence of the Muppets character known as Rowlf the Dog in it.

Jan 25 2014, 4:17am 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

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising roots – taking $40 billion out of the hides of some very familiar companies This story...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program The governmental shutdown has caused the date for filing tax returns to be postponed to January 31st. However, the Irs.gov free file program makes this quite an easy proposition.

Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle for our mobile affections. In fact in many parts of the world sales are rocketing past the...

Jan 22 2014, 3:35am CST

Top CEOs meet in Davos

Top CEOs meet in Davos Davos is the place to be for the world’s top executives and political figures this week but what happens if you’re not deemed important enough to get in? Here’s my tale from nine years ago. Something strange is going on...

Jan 21 2014, 1:19pm CST

CES 2015 News
The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game

The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game Having owned the last three major revisions of Apple’s iPhone and had extensive use of other handsets besides, I believe the iPhone 6 will be one of the most significant launches yet of an Apple iPhone. However, I don’t...

Jan 20 2014, 5:46am CST

I4U news

Why Are Executives Jumping Ship At Barnes & Noble's Nook Unit? In the past few months, three key senior executives have left Barnes & Noble’s Nook ebook and digital device division. Bill Saperstein, Jim Hilt and Jamie Iannone have all jumped ship. In December, Iannone, the...

Jan 18 2014, 12:06pm CST

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett The Hackett store that opened on London’s Regent Street in November 2013 is one of the most imposing retail outlets on one of the city’s most imposing streets. Founder Jeremy Hackett opened his first store on King’s...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm 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

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over'

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over' With the successful launches of the Xbox One and the PS4, it’s been easy to forget that the latest console generation started in November of 2012 with a dud. Nintendo’s Wii U launched with what seemed to be a...

Jan 17 2014, 2:21am CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

Angry Birds Go! Stretches Physical-Virtual Divide To Confusion Point

Angry Birds Go! Stretches Physical-Virtual Divide To Confusion Point In-app purchasing may be making headlines, but is only part of the issue. Families need cost transparency — particularly in the complex ecosystem of toy-video-game crossovers. Angry Birds Go! doesn’t force players to...

Jan 16 2014, 6:56am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Space Touch Keyboard from KYE SYSTEMS CORP.

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Space Touch Keyboard from KYE SYSTEMS CORP. CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Space Touch Keyboard from KYE SYSTEMS CORP.

Jan 14 2014, 11:24pm CST

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One After an endless series of articles reporting on the early lead taken over Microsoft and the Xbox One by Sony's rival PlayStation 4  - with Sony’s next-gen darling currently over a million sales ahead in the early going...

Jan 13 2014, 12:21pm CST

Two Words To Watch For In 2014

Two Words To Watch For In 2014 And neither one is Internet, of or things. But they aren’t new, either. They’re just old words making their way in a new year. And the first is … Animism. Hardly a new concept. Used here in the sense of, as Webster’s...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

Breaking Bad and 12 Years a Slave grab Golden Globe Awards

Breaking Bad and 12 Years a Slave grab Golden Globe Awards The best television drama series that won a Golden Globe award was Breaking Bad. Meanwhile, 12 Years a Slave grabbed an award too for being the best movie drama.

Jan 13 2014, 7:54am CST

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues What happens when a taxpayer disagrees with the Internal Revenue Service? Some people think that the matter ends there: the IRS always wins, right? Not necessarily. There are a few ways to appeal an action with IRS but...

Jan 11 2014, 3:51pm CST

I4U news

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

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party Much has been written, often with considerable glee, about the worsening divide in the Republican Party between its corporate and Tea Party wings. Yet Democrats may soon face their own schism as a result of the growing...

Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST

I4U news

Are GMO-free Cheerios the First Domino? Activists are trumpeting General Mills’ decision to remove GMOs from Cheerios as a watershed moment. It is; but not for the reason that they believe. The move was relatively easy and inexpensive. Cheerios are primarily...

Jan 9 2014, 7:56am 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

NFL Divisional Playoff Round Facts And Figures

NFL Divisional Playoff Round Facts And Figures This weekend is the NFL Divisional playoff round. It’s the best weekend of NFL football of the season, with the big-dog top seeds playing the plucky survivors of the Wild Card weekend. Before we begin with some facts...

Jan 8 2014, 11:51am CST

Sony brags PS4 outsells Xbox One at CES 2014

Sony brags PS4 outsells Xbox One at CES 2014 Sony sold 4.2 million PS4s so far

Jan 8 2014, 11:23am 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 than that of Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old who created a prototype cancer diagnostic test and...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800 How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? At $6,800, it is probably cheaper than you thought. This money will buy you a million Twitter followers, a million YouTube views and 20,000 likes on Facebook. As a bonus...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16am 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

Microsoft Reveals 3 Million Xbox One Sales In 2013

Microsoft Reveals 3 Million Xbox One Sales In 2013 It’s been a little while since we’ve gotten any further numbers from the great console sales race of 2013, and now as CES kicks off, Microsoft has given us an update. In a blog post from Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice...

Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm CST

Apple Gets Faster Photo Capabilities With SnappyLabs Deal

Apple Gets Faster Photo Capabilities With SnappyLabs Deal Apple has picked up an Australian start up called SnappyLabs, developer of the high-tech photo app SnappyCam. The app lets iPhone users capture full-resolution images at up to 30 frames per second, much faster than what...

Jan 5 2014, 5:51pm CST

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News The first full trading week of 2014 brings a slew of company and economic news that is potentially sensitive for investors. The U.S. jobs report on Friday will be the focus for many, but there is a rich seam of...

Jan 5 2014, 3:11pm CST

Syrian Refugee Tech Startup Finds Sanctuary In London

Syrian Refugee Tech Startup Finds Sanctuary In London Business was starting to go well for the tech start-up Rootal in 2011, until a car bomb went off just blocks from its Damascus headquarters. Now, more than two years after its founder ended up on the Syrian government’s...

Jan 3 2014, 9:56am CST

2013 Sets All-Time Box Office Record

2013 Sets All-Time Box Office Record It’s popular in some circles to insist that they don’t make films as good as they used to, and that modern box office has suffered a steady decline as less people attend and the studios make less money. Well, that’s all...

Jan 3 2014, 8:46am CST

I4U news

Snapchat suffers security breach Snapchat quiet after hacking exposes millions of user phone numbers NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that...

Jan 2 2014, 12:31pm CST

Make Your New Years Resolution 'Forget FOMO' To Have A More Successful 2014

Make Your New Years Resolution 'Forget FOMO' To Have A More Successful 2014 Until this past December, I didn’t even realize that the Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) was a thing. Did you? Not only is it recognized by the Oxford Dictionary as an actual term, there are over 400,000 Google Search...

Jan 2 2014, 7:41am CST

Top Tax Stories Of 2013

Top Tax Stories Of 2013 When it comes to taxes, one thing you can’t say about 2013: it definitely wasn’t boring. Here are the top ten most popular tax stories on Taxgirl this year, by reader views: 11 Reasons Why I Never Want To Own A House...

Jan 1 2014, 10:36pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Evolution Basics For People Who Hate It

Evolution Basics For People Who Hate It There are many online resources for the study of evolution, but not many written from the perspective of a scientist who ‘feels the pain’ of people who want to reject it. That was part of the inspiration for Evolution...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Wii U Outsells Xbox One The Week Before Christmas According To VGChartz

Wii U Outsells Xbox One The Week Before Christmas According To VGChartz We’ll start with the obligatory caveat: VGChartz is a controversial website. Any sales numbers taken from the site should, for a variety of reasons, be taken with a grain of salt. The numbers presented below should be...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST