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Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route

Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route

It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 186...

Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

The Xbox One and PS4 could bet getting company. Recent reports indicate that a new Apple TV is well into testing, and might arr...

Jan 24 2014, 6:51pm CST

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

Throughout this would-be U.S. economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries and incomes...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am 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

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journal...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

When you watch the developer diary for Skywind, the fan-led effort to mod The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind into the more modern S...

Jan 22 2014, 8:21am 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

Maria Conchita Alonso Evicted from Vagina Monologues

Maria Conchita Alonso evicted from Vagina Monologues after Controversial Ad

The actress Maria Conchita Alonso was evicted from a Spanish version of the Vagina Monologues. This occurred after she appeared...

Jan 21 2014, 2:45am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am 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

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why

As Day Z racks up a million sales in four weeks, Steam once again demonstrates its ability to make a game – even when its creat...

Jan 17 2014, 12:41pm CST

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo?

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo?

Many misinterpreted my column of yesterday as predicting that Tim Cook and Apple will fail. Even Paul Carroll, my “New Killer A...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11pm CST

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

World leaders are about to gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss how to feed the global energy appetite with the cleanest fuels and th...

Jan 17 2014, 5:41am CST

Starbucks 'Chose Convenience Over Security' In Leaving iOS App Vulnerable

Starbucks 'Chose Convenience Over Security' In Leaving iOS App Vulnerable

Is it better for mobile apps to be easy-to-use, or secure? It’s a question that app developers constantly grapple with in the f...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium

To call Dave Lamoureux a fishing enthusiast would be an understatement. He set a new record, catching a 157-pound Bluefin tuna...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children

Energy drinks have been linked to numerous health problems including heart palpitations, headache, anxiety, vomiting, dizziness...

Jan 14 2014, 10:19pm CST

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IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand?

CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignme...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST

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Groupon Buys Ideeli At A Discount

In the latest sign that “flash sale” sites are struggling, Groupon bought Ideeli for $43 million in cash. This was a loss for I...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource

While the 20th century was about oil, the next century is going to be about data. This is what the CEO of IBM, Ginni Rometty, t...

Jan 13 2014, 9:01am CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 6 To Jan.10 And Year-to-Date: Tracking Veeva Systems

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 6 To Jan.10 And Year-to-Date: Tracking Veeva Systems

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Riverbe...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06am CST

The American Economy, Not Feminism, Is What's 'Ruining' Masculinity

The American Economy, Not Feminism, Is What's 'Ruining' Masculinity

By Rachel Burger There has been a growing chorus warning about the end of men for some time now. Camille Paglia recently exclai...

Jan 10 2014, 7:21am CST

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Like a hanging, mobile focuses the mind. I often say the $2 to $3 CPMs publishers frequently get for smartphone ads will crush...

Jan 10 2014, 6:31am CST

IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free

IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free

“Occupation?” I asked. “Spy,” he replied, looking at me with his eyes sparkling, daring me to disagree. I nodded. And then I ty...

Jan 9 2014, 9:06pm CST

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What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond

By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming t...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work Downtime is a rare in most workplaces — but there’s a good chance you’ll experience a sl...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

The Russian city of Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics from Feb. 7 to Feb. 23 and the Paralympics from March 7 to March 1...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

I Invested In A Startup - Now What?

I Invested In A Startup - Now What?

In a previous post, I wrote about investors increasingly turning to alternative investments in an effort to generate uncorrelat...

Jan 7 2014, 4:56pm CST

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How Consumer Technology Is Inspiring - And Limiting - Brand Advertising

The Internet may have torn up most of traditional media, but one area it has left relatively untouched so far is brand advertis...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here.  An Info...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

I4U news

Domino's Creates 1st Fast-Food Ordering App For Ford's Sync

There are drive-throughs — but now there’s the drive-on. Ford and Domino's Pizza have joined forces to create the first known f...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

Invest In The Disruptors Of The Real Estate Industry

Invest In The Disruptors Of The Real Estate Industry

Despite the prospect of rising interest rates, years of oversupply and falling prices, the real estate market has sprung to lif...

Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014

In a market environment where “hot buys” always make the headlines, often the best advice an investor can get is when to actua...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

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2014: The Year Social HR Matters

In 2013, organizations finally began in earnest to integrate social technologies into recruitment, development and engagement p...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am 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 be...

Jan 6 2014, 5:56am CST

Dr. Jeff Magee: 'Shift Happens' -- How To Make The 1 Degree Calibrations That Assure Your Success

Dr. Jeff Magee: 'Shift Happens' -- How To Make The 1 Degree Calibrations That Assure Your Success

In an exclusive to Forbes, leadership coach and author Dr. Jeffrey Magee (known as “The American Business Guru” to many) has un...

Jan 5 2014, 9:01pm CST

I4U news

First Globals Technology Corps: Merging Jobs and Public Diplomacy

In our book, First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation, Joan Snyder Kuh...

Jan 5 2014, 8:21pm CST

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love

Google Glass Meets Prescription Lenses--Something Every Geek Will Love

OK, I admit it.  I’m a geek.  And my glasses have been a badge of honor that I have worn all my life. And when Google Glass bec...

Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST