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Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad is the Best

Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad is the Best

With over 100 million salivating Super Bowl viewers on deck, it no longer shocks me that companies will pay $4 million for a sp...

Jan 25 2014, 8:04am CST

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its ve...

Jan 25 2014, 1:29am CST

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

Microsoft 2nd-quarter revenue, earnings top Street as Xbox One, Surface sales strong REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. repo...

Jan 24 2014, 7:06am 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

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers

This article is by Jeri Smith, president......

Jan 24 2014, 2:15am CST

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 27...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

A photograph of twin toilets in a washroom stall at the Sochi Olympics 2014 is doing the rounds of cyberspace. It has raised th...

Jan 23 2014, 5:12am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi?

With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will ne...

Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix reports earnings later today and optimism reigns, with 2 million new U.S. subscribers expected, according to a Blo...

Jan 22 2014, 9:39am 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

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

“You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those...

Jan 22 2014, 5:06am CST

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball....

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am 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 i...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST

It Had To Happen! Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this bef...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise expert...

Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST

Lindsay Lohan Announces ‘Inconceivable’

Lindsay Lohan Reveals New Film at Sundance

Lindsay Lohan announced her new movie ‘Inconceivable’, in which she is going to work, at the Sundance Film Festival in Park Cit...

Jan 22 2014, 12:22am CST

SeatGeek Ticket Platform Jumps 10% After Strangling Its Competition

SeatGeek Ticket Platform Jumps 10% After Strangling Its Competition

About three months after skewering a competitor on its acquisition-spear, ticket search firm SeatGeek is seeing a 10% jump in t...

Jan 21 2014, 1:23pm CST

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

Having created the tablet market with the iPad, Apple has been woefully slow into Phablets. As yet it does not have a large scr...

Jan 21 2014, 8:57am CST

Should Microsoft Acquire Yahoo For $53 Billion?

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion?

The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

Microsoft Inc. about to bring “Cortana” voice-assistant with Windows Phone 8.1 in April

Microsoft Inc. about to bring “Cortana” voice-assistant with Windows Phone 8.1 in April

Some other additional brand new information has reportedly been revealed about the tech giant Microsoft Inc.'s rumored voi...

Jan 21 2014, 5:45am CST

Squarespace Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser released

Squarespace Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser released

Web design firm Squarespace is one of the odd Super Bowl 2014 advertisers. Can they profit from the expensive ad spend?...

Jan 21 2014, 3:04am CST

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

Start-Up Nation topped the charts in 2013. The value of all successful exits in the Israeli technology market in 2013 reached a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:26pm CST

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons to Take from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., entrepreneurs should take note of five impor...

Jan 20 2014, 9:14am CST

I4U news

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

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps

Teaching young people – and millennials – about religion can be a chore, not to mention sometimes boring or confusing for the s...

Jan 19 2014, 8:51am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm 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

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie?

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie?

Security firm IntelCrawler has released evidence supporting the identity of the programmer behind the BlackPOS malware that inf...

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers

The latest reports from Reuters indicate that six additional large U.S. retailers have ongoing point of sale (POS) data breache...

Jan 17 2014, 10:51pm CST

Dropbox Founder Drew Houston Joins Billionaire Ranks As Company Reaches $10 Billion Valuation

Dropbox Founder Drew Houston Joins Billionaire Ranks As Company Reaches $10 Billion Valuation

In late 2011, a young and brash Drew Houston was doing battle with Steve Jobs. Two years shy of 30, the Dropbox cofounder and C...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21pm CST

I4U news

Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails

Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprise Search With Coveo

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprise Search With Coveo

There is no denying that more and more information is now being stored in the cloud instead of in on-premises enterprise soluti...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm 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 devi...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31pm CST

I4U news

Top 50 Global Financial Firms - Trust (TR) Or The Guillotine (FT)?

Trust in global financial institutions has improved but still remains negatives, according to a Thomson Reuters survey of news...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11pm CST

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprrise Search With Coveo

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprrise Search With Coveo

There is no denying that more and more information is now being stored in the cloud instead of in on-premises enterprise soluti...

Jan 17 2014, 11:51am CST

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues

Once a niche corner of the market, analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends is increasingly taking centre...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro t...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street

After a Reuters report last month claimed the NSA paid security company RSA $10 million for a backdoor into their encryption te...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee once again turned down the supplemental new drug application for an...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST