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Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

The Science Behind The Dress

The Science Behind The Dress

Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

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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 rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last three days of trading even as other phone makers and the rest of the market remain flat....

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am 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

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 neighbors in Mountain View, Calif., AnchorFree aims to change the world. Not by becoming the...

Jan 22 2014, 8:20am 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 iPhones – no line. After six years of negotiations between Apple and China Mobile, the iPhone...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

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Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday urged Apple to reboot its relationship with a monitor appointed to analyze its...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google Google’s headquarters in Mountain View and the California Public Utility Commission in San Francisco are only about 50 miles apart as the crow, or techie commuter bus, flies. But when it comes to style and outlook on...

Jan 14 2014, 1:46am CST

Luxury Car Sales Stronger Than Ever: Rolls-Royce Has Another Record-Breaking Year

Luxury Car Sales Stronger Than Ever: Rolls-Royce Has Another Record-Breaking Year Rolls-Royce Phantom Aviator Coupe Today Rolls-Royce announced its highest-ever annual sales, delivering 3,630 cars in 2013 in its fourth consecutive record-breaking year. That makes Rolls-Royce the best-selling...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

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IBM's Watson supercomputer gets its own business IBM "Jeopardy!" champ computer Watson gets its own business unit, NYC headquarters NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous "Jeopardy!" champs of all time is moving to Manhattan. No, it's not...

Jan 9 2014, 7:36am CST

Watson Is Moving To NYC: IBM Announces $1B Group Based On Jeopardy Ace Computer

Watson Is Moving To NYC: IBM Announces $1B Group Based On Jeopardy Ace Computer Three years after its splash appearance on Jeopardy, IBM is turning to the Watson computer system for inspiration again–this time as the centerpiece of a major new business unit in the Big Apple. The company will...

Jan 9 2014, 1:46am CST

Is Veeam The Next $Billion Virtualization and Cloud Software Company?

Is Veeam The Next $Billion Virtualization and Cloud Software Company? A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape:  Ratmir Timashev, Founder and CEO, Veeam… You don’t often hear “Russia” and “successful entrepreneur” in the same sentence.  ...

Jan 7 2014, 1:16pm 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 accompanying infographic is also available. An executive recently left his job at a global...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satan Statue Design Unveiled Satanic Temple followers unveiled the design of their Satan statue which they hope to erect at the Oklahoma Statehouse. Satanism is a religion that seems to have cropped up in postmodern times. Its followers are pagans and celebrate the carnal and earthly pleasures. However, the implementation of a Satan statue as a monument in the capitol of Oklahoma caused some raised eyebrows from conservatives.

Jan 7 2014, 4:20am CST

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species At first glance, the rather grandiose-sounding International Barcode of Life (IBOL) project seems an arcane scientific exercise. But the database – which aims to create unique DNA identification “barcodes” for more than...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

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The Media Startup Getting 20 Year Olds To Talk About More Than Cat Pictures The newsroom of the future will probably resemble the three airy, wood-floored rooms PolicyMic rents in Midtown Manhattan. On the ninth floor of a nondescript office building, 14 editors and writers, all in their mid to...

Jan 6 2014, 7:56am CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave of bail-outs and pork barrel “stimulus” outlays pushed the budget to more than $3.6...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, who oversees a revenue-less app that makes photos disappear, with an invitation, delivered...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm 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

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Apple's E-Book Monitor In Bureaucratic Court Fight Over Tim Cook And Al Gore Interviews I will admit to finding this little story quite amusing. As we all know after Apple was found guilty of conspiring with the major publishers over the price of e-books the court insisted that there should be a monitor to...

Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST

First U.S. Police Department To Launch Weibo Account Will Urge Local Businesses To Create Their Own

First U.S. Police Department To Launch Weibo Account Will Urge Local Businesses To Create Their Own A police department in southern California has started using Sina Corp.’s Weibo to get in touch with the growing number of its Chinese immigrants, and will approach local businesses to create their own accounts in the...

Dec 29 2013, 3:46am CST

The Five Top "Fibs" Told By Sprint Management in 2012-13

The Five Top "Fibs" Told By Sprint Management in 2012-13 We are in a new world now where its hard to believe what just about anybody says.  ARoid says he never doped but then he admitted he did.  Bill Clinton never smoked but then he did but then he never inhaled.  Barack...

Dec 26 2013, 12:41pm CST

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone)

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone) As a customer service consultant and speaker, my feeling is that, at its heart, customer service is customer service, period.  It’s humans — and the systems and technology created by those humans — helping humans. B2B...

Dec 24 2013, 3:26pm CST

The Biggest Career Breakthroughs Of 2013

The Biggest Career Breakthroughs Of 2013 After publishing my roundup of the biggest career crashes of 2013—I started looking for politicians, athletes, movie stars and corporate executives who experienced the complete opposite: an especially successful year at...

Dec 23 2013, 1:07pm CST

Why Are Stocks Rising?

Why Are Stocks Rising? During 2013, many smart analysts and money managers voiced their puzzlement of why the stock market continued to rise in spite of the lack of revenue growth of many companies, a stagnating economy, and looming problems...

Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST

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Apple Loop: Cook Following Twitter's Costolo, Mac Pro Shortage, Heartwarming or Heartless Holiday Ad? Keeping you in the loop on a few of the things that happened around Apple this week. Tweet. Apple CEO Tim Cook is certainly putting himself out there in a way that his predecessor, Steve Jobs, never did. Case in point:...

Dec 21 2013, 4:36pm CST

If Facebook's Zuckerberg Was A Sports Fan What Would He Do With His Billions in Charity?

If Facebook's Zuckerberg Was A Sports Fan What Would He Do With His Billions in Charity? I am not the one to tell someone how to spend their money. But if it is acceptable to dream about winning the lotto, it’s still OK to image a movie on how a nerdy Harvard dropout became the richest youngster in the...

Dec 21 2013, 2:56pm CST

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Return to Cinda: What Does Its IPO Say About China's Financial Reform? What to make of the recent IPO in Hong Kong by one of China’s so-called “bad banks”? Cinda Asset Management Company raised US$2.5 billion on an offering 161 times oversubscribed by Hong Kong retail investors and,...

Dec 20 2013, 2:21pm CST

Doing GOOD Requires Authentic Leadership

Doing GOOD Requires Authentic Leadership Over the last five years several top brands have partnered with GOOD/CORPS to execute notable social campaigns. GOOD/CORPS is the consulting arm of GOOD Worldwide, a media platform that produces a quarterly magazine,...

Dec 20 2013, 10:46am CST

NSA allegedly using Google cookies to track suspects

NSA allegedly using Google cookies to track suspects Who would have thought that Google's cookies, which have been the subject of numerous privacy debates, will be used by the NSA to zero in on suspects.

Dec 11 2013, 12:46am CST

NSA and GCHQ spied gaming communities to uncover terrorist plots

NSA and GCHQ spied gaming communities to uncover terrorist plots More than game avatars and characters, spies and terrorists are said to be hiding as pixels to discuss plans and recruit members.

Dec 10 2013, 2:20am CST

Red Sox Beards To Come Off

Red Sox Beards To Come Off The Red Sox Beards are legendary. Maybe they are the reason for the World Series win. Now the beards are coming off though.

Nov 2 2013, 8:38am CDT

Apple Turns to Samsung Due to Retina iPad Mini Panel Supply Shortage

Apple Turns to Samsung Due to Retina iPad Mini Panel Supply Shortage Apple is reportedly facing iPad mini Retina panel supply shortage. And it is so desperate that it is turning to Samsung for the required LCDs.

Nov 1 2013, 8:44am CDT

Google+ Monthly Active User Number is Not 300 Million

Google+ Monthly Active User Number is Not 300 Million Google is said to be mulling with graphical Google+ ads and notifications click counts for its monthly active Google+ user number, reported 300 million. The number of clicks on its red round icon is a whole different ball game though.

Nov 1 2013, 4:42am CDT

Apple’s Spaceship Headquarters; Behind-the-Scenes Video

Apple’s Spaceship Headquarters; Behind-the-Scenes Video Apple has been given the go-ahead by authorities to construct its spaceship headquarters in Cupertino. But in a recent video revelation it shows how the whole design process took a lot of brainstorming.

Oct 23 2013, 6:56am CDT

Apple's Spaceship Campus Cleared for Construction

Apple's Spaceship Campus Cleared for Construction Apple clears hurdles for its new Cupertino campus

Oct 16 2013, 10:30am CDT

Canadian Government’s Consumer-Friendly Measures for Cable TV Channels

Canadian Government Wants Open Choice of Cable TV Channels for Consumers The Canadian Government is looking forward to implementing greater consumer-friendly measures regarding the choice of cable TV channels. The pick-and-pay style of cable TV subscription will take precedence over the bundles approach.

Oct 14 2013, 3:06am CDT