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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

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

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected

“It’s been a good year for Netflix,” wrote CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells in a letter to shareholders. “People around th...

Jan 23 2014, 2:47am 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

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey

Earnings season is in full swing, providing new data points for investors to reassess positions.  After a careful review o...

Jan 22 2014, 8:01am 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

Davos Dispatch: Tech Titans On Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform

Tech Titans Talk Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform in Davos

Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the digital lands...

Jan 22 2014, 4:12am 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

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins

Las Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin; will work for rooms, food, not gambling LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is ge...

Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm 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

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

Why It's Still Not Game Over For Nintendo

Why It's Still Not Game Over For Nintendo

News remain grim for Nintendo's Wii U video game console, and this has led to renewed speculation over the Japanese company’s f...

Jan 17 2014, 3:51pm 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

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...

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 i...

Jan 17 2014, 2:21am CST

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year

By Michael Evans and Jennifer Knight Your plans for the New Year call for growing your company’s revenue in 2014, but where wil...

Jan 16 2014, 11:06am 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 Ind...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

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Yahoo CEO lets go top lieutenant in surprise move

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer parts way with top operations exec just 15 months after hiring SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo...

Jan 15 2014, 6:41pm CST

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The Future Of 3D Printing And Manufacturing

3D printers are extensively used in manufacturing. However, so far, their use has been limited and restricted to specific proce...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

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Huawei rejects reports of security weakness

Huawei rejects reports equipment vulnerable to hacking as it announces rise in 2013 profit BEIJING (AP) — Chinese...

Jan 15 2014, 11:41am CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine t...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

I4U news

Charter calls TW Cable a 'turnaround project'

Charter calls Time Warner Cable a 'turnaround project' with 'failed' strategy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charter Communic...

Jan 14 2014, 6:26pm CST

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

The ever-worsening news from Target’s breach of credit card and customer data highlights the need to implement a more secure U....

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

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Fox Sports tests weather gadgets for Super Bowl

Fox Sports testing out weather-related gadgets for use at Super Bowl PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fox Sports has a few...

Jan 13 2014, 10:31pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Altimeter Watch W/ Compass (DAC-150) from Discovery Group

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Altimeter Watch W/ Compass (DAC-150) from Discovery Group

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Altimeter Watch W/ Compass (DAC-150) from Discovery Group...

Jan 12 2014, 10:41pm 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

Intel's Earning Preview: PC Segment Remains Weak But Data Center To Continue Growing

Intel's Earning Preview: PC Segment Remains Weak But Data Center To Continue Growing

PC microprocessor manufacturer Intel will report its Q4 2013 and full year earnings on January 16. The persistant decline in PC...

Jan 9 2014, 2:06pm CST

Macy’s Job Cuts Announced

Macy’s Job Cuts Affect 2500 Workers

The store called Macy’s is planning on some reconstruction within its own staff. As many as 2,500 job cuts have been set as the...

Jan 9 2014, 6:20am 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

I4U news

The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation

As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies....

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

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CES LIVE: Sony CEO Delivers Keynote

Sony CEO Kazuo “Kaz” Hirai is set to deliver today’s keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at 8:30 a.m. Pacific...

Jan 7 2014, 11:36am 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 tenacit...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

Solar is a good-looking, gesture-based Weather app for Android

Solar is a good-looking, gesture-based Weather app for Android

If you are that type of reader who likes a little form with their function, then Solar is a useful weather application which of...

Jan 7 2014, 4:53am CST

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Samsung's 4Q profit hit by slowing mobile growth

Samsung's profit falls for first time in 2 years, highlights smartphone challenges. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qua...

Jan 6 2014, 10:31pm 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...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge f...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Hot Brands To Watch At CES This Week Include Apple And Samsung

Hot Brands To Watch At CES This Week Include Apple And Samsung

What innovations will debut this week at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas? Which moves by leading brands will matter most...

Jan 5 2014, 9:51pm CST

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Global tech spending seen slipping 1 pct in 2014

Global technology spending seen down 1 percent in 2014 on lower prices of tablets, smartphones LAS VEGAS (AP) — T...

Jan 5 2014, 7:51pm CST

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014?

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014?

Somebody alert Carl Icahn: in assessing the dividend outlook for 2014, a new report has named the billionaire’s favorite Twitte...

Jan 3 2014, 1:26pm CST