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Pace Car Fire at Daytona 2014 Sparks Debate

Pace Car Fire Sparks Debate

A pace car fire at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series sparked debate as to the real reason behind the conflagration. It appears...

Feb 17 2014, 4:43am CST

Teen girl burned when iPhone catches fire in pants

Teen girl burned when iPhone catches fire in pants

No comment from Apple on the pants fire...

Feb 3 2014, 12:29pm CST

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative abo...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am CST

Free Credit Monitoring Offered by Target

Target Offers Free Credit Monitoring

Target now offers its customers free credit monitoring and identity theft protection. After a major breach in security, that le...

Jan 23 2014, 11:58am 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 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...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between

You wouldn’t know it from its modest adobe-and-brick-tile headquarters on National Avenue, but like a lot of its larger neighbo...

Jan 22 2014, 8:20am CST

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (f...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1

You don’t have to look far to find reports that Windows 8 (and the updated Windows 8.1) is an unmitigated failure. A quick sear...

Jan 22 2014, 4:00am CST

Time has Come for Bigger iPhone 6

Time has Come for Bigger iPhone 6

Another week brings more rumors of an iPhone 6 with a bigger screen; this time around the skinny from a Chinese analyst is that...

Jan 21 2014, 1:24pm 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

What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things?

What Nest Takeover by Google For The Internet Of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) seemed to be an underlying theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with companies sh...

Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST

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The App That Zaps Sales Reps, SuperSolver Takes Cues From Apple's Sales Playbook

David Montoya didn’t like being a lawyer and hated being a CPA. In rapid succession, the MBA with a law degree cycled through a...

Jan 19 2014, 4:51pm CST

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now

As expected, yesterday Nintendo’s stock plunged by 18% after the news that they were cutting their Wii U and 3DS forecasts by h...

Jan 18 2014, 9:26am CST

Free Credit Report Issued by Target

Free Credit Report Issued by Target

A free credit report has been issued by Target for the sake of its valued customers. After a major breach in security, that lef...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01am 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 nationwid...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

'Dark Souls II' And The Fate Of The Cursed

'Dark Souls II' And The Fate Of The Cursed

Dark Souls never wears its lore on its sleeve, and when it does it’s stitched into the fabric, hidden beneath the folds. There...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Tesla Stock Rises

Tesla Stock Rises After Increased Demand

Tesla Motors stock rose by 16% after an increase in demand for its vehicles. Especially, the Model S sedan is up for grabs and...

Jan 15 2014, 2:11am CST

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Jim Beam Acquired

Jim Beam Acquired

The Japanese company, Suntory has acquired famous whiskey maker Jim Beam for $13.6 billion. The quality and image of the produc...

Jan 14 2014, 4:04am CST

Jim Beam Acquired by Suntory

Jim Beam Acquired by Suntory for $13.6 Billion

The Japanese company, Suntory has acquired famous whiskey maker Jim Beam for $13.6 billion. The quality and image of the produc...

Jan 14 2014, 2:08am 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,...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

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The hottest gadgets of CES: 3-D printers to 4K TVs

The coolest tech at CES, from driverless cars to sugar printers and heat cameras for iPhones LAS VEGAS (AP) — The...

Jan 12 2014, 1:16pm CST

Microsoft Should Embrace Nokia's Android Project

Microsoft Should Embrace Nokia's Android Project

While the rumours are still unconfirmed, there’s a lot of talk about Nokia’s Android phone. It appears to have the codename Nor...

Jan 11 2014, 8:01am CST

Lessons from Zuckerberg and Bloomberg: As Giving Goes Up, Philanthropy Under Fire

Lessons from Zuckerberg and Bloomberg: As Giving Goes Up, Philanthropy Under Fire

The report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy that the top ten philanthropic gifts in the year past totaled $3.4 billion, and tha...

Jan 11 2014, 12:16am CST

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs

Narcissism and chief executives are much in the news of late. Maybe it’s a hangover from the financial crisis or continuing fal...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

Amazon Tested Kindle Kiosk Vending Machines

Amazon Tested Kindle Kiosk Vending Machines

Amazon has decided to use vending machines to test its range of Kindle products in the outer world. The Kindle Kiosk, as it is...

Jan 10 2014, 12:10pm CST

A New Look At The World Of The Next Halo

A New Look At The World Of The Next Halo

It’s the season for teases and leaks, as the video game industry throws out scraps of what we already know will be the biggest...

Jan 10 2014, 11:21am CST

Nintendo Announces Massive 45% Increase In 3DS Games Sales In 2013

Nintendo Announces Massive 45% Increase In 3DS Games Sales In 2013

While the Wii U is still the “console who must not be named” in terms of sales at this point, Nintendo is more than happy to bo...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

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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...

Jan 10 2014, 7:41am CST

Coachella 2014 Lineup Announcements Made

Coachella 2014 Lineup Announcements Made

A series of announcements for the Coachella 2014 festival lineups have been made. The celebratory event is focused on music and...

Jan 10 2014, 1:12am CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agen...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm 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...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

Coachella 2014 Lineup Revealed

Coachella 2014 Lineup Revealed

A series of announcements for the Coachella 2014 festival lineups have been made. The celebratory event is focused on music and...

Jan 9 2014, 8:20am CST

The Executive's Famous Last Words

The Executive's Famous Last Words

At Kotter Intetnational, Jimmy Leppert has the challenging job of encouraging executives to view leadership from a new perspect...

Jan 9 2014, 5:16am CST

WWE Network streaming service to launch for $9.99 a month

WWE Network streaming service to launch for $9.99 a month

Wrestling fans will soon enjoy 24/7 access to WWE shows. The streaming service will launch for $9.99 a month....

Jan 9 2014, 3:02am CST

Samsung's Weak Earnings Forecast Heightens Smartphone Worries Even As Chipset Prices Soar

Samsung's Weak Earnings Forecast Heightens Smartphone Worries Even As Chipset Prices Soar

Samsung Electronics issued weak preliminary guidance for the fourth quarter of 2013, predicting a sequential drop in operating...

Jan 8 2014, 2:21pm CST

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

This is the first of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part Two is available here.  An accom...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST