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Microsoft to Announce Biggest Downsize in its History this Week

Microsoft to Downsize within a Week’s Time; Biggest Restructuring in its History

Microsoft is to downsize several from within its ranks in a week’s time. And it may be the biggest restructuring in the Microso...

Jul 15 2014, 10:24am CDT

Super Bowl 2014 Facts You Need To Know

Super Bowl 2014 Facts You Need To Know

Get all the facts about the Super Bowl 2014 you need to know 1 day before the Big Game....

Feb 1 2014, 9:06am CST

The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines

The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines

In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change. ...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 bi...

Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST

 The Grammys Taxes and the IRS

Grammys Taxes and the IRS

The Grammys award show is a big production, which GRAMMY.com calls Music’s Biggest Night. Awards are coveted for their st...

Jan 27 2014, 5:00am CST

Girl Meets World will be Full Season

Girl Meets World will be Full Season

Unreleased Girl Meets World sitcom gets already an extra order to make a full season....

Jan 25 2014, 8:01am CST

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

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place.  Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced b...

Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the d...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

“Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with...

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds'

Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds'

When the second season of TBS’s reality TV competition King of the Nerds begins tonight, viewers can expect the program to reac...

Jan 24 2014, 6:00am CST

Apple to Launch Bigger iPhones in Second Half of Year

Apple to Launch Bigger iPhones in Second Half of Year

Apple is all set to make some radical changes in its upcoming iPhones that will come in second half of this year. The major shi...

Jan 24 2014, 2:32am CST

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites

Part of being a sports fan is the risk you sign on for every year and every game, putting your emotion on the line for a bunch...

Jan 24 2014, 2:14am CST

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

Bonanno Crime Family Indicted in 1978 Heist

Bonanno Crime Family Indicted in 1978 Heist

The 1978 Lufthansa heist was the biggest of its kind in American history. The Bonanno crime family was involved. Now, more than...

Jan 24 2014, 12:58am CST

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer

Police are looking into the possibility of accidental gun discharge. A case of mistaken identity is also another angle....

Jan 23 2014, 2:59am CST

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

“Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Jillian Michaels Streamlines Fitness Routine

Jillian Michaels Streamlines Fitness Routine

Jillian Michaels is one of the fittest females in the West. However, Michaels is not one to rest on her laurels. The supercharg...

Jan 22 2014, 5:51am CST

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups...

Jan 21 2014, 1:27pm CST

Tom Jones is a Name to Reckon with

Tom Jones is a Name to Reckon with

The illustrious playwright, Tom Jones is definitely a name to reckon with. Despite the fact that he is an old man by now, his f...

Jan 21 2014, 7:40am 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

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business

Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they shoul...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

Top Earning Free-to-Play Game You've Never Heard Of

Top Earning Free-to-Play Game You've Never Heard Of

SuperData Research has just come out with their annual list that shows what they estimate to be the top earning free-to-play on...

Jan 20 2014, 9:12am CST

Exorcism Deaths of Two Children by Mentally Ill Mother

Exorcism Deaths by Mentally Ill Mother

Exorcism is in itself a controversial subject since it doesn’t come under the rubric of science. However, when there is violenc...

Jan 20 2014, 8:56am CST

I4U news

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

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

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to p...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

2014 Detroit Auto Show: The Dozen Biggest Production Debuts Of NAIAS

2014 Detroit Auto Show: The Dozen Biggest Production Debuts Of NAIAS

Performance cars supplanted alternative-fuel vehicles as the main attraction at this year’s North American International Auto S...

Jan 17 2014, 8:11pm CST

Chrome Adds Welcome Relief To Noisy Tabs And Windows 8 Metro Interface

Chrome Adds Welcome Relief To Noisy Tabs And Windows 8 Metro Interface

The newest stable version of Chrome (version 32) now has a way of seeing tabs that are playing audio, whether it’s music or the...

Jan 17 2014, 5:31pm 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

Chess Champ Carlsen Delights Silicon Valley With Dry Wit

Chess Champ Carlsen Delights Silicon Valley With Dry Wit

He’s awkward. He’s charming. At age 23, he’s the new chess champion of the world. And in a Silicon Valley speaking appearance,...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31am CST

Fired Yahoo Exec's $109M Golden Parachute Was One Of The Biggest Ever

Fired Yahoo Exec's $109M Golden Parachute Was One Of The Biggest Ever

There are a lot of different ways to express just how massive is the payout Yahoo is bestowing upon Henrique De Castro, the chi...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

Under the Dome Season 2 Premiere Date Announced

Under the Dome Season 2 Premiere Date Announced

Premiere will happen in late June...

Jan 16 2014, 11:19am CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced this month that November world semiconductor sales compiled by the World...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10-1 in favor of approval for vorapaxar, Merck's novel thromb...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Anheuser-Busch will Air 5 Beer Super Bowl 2014 Ads

Anheuser-Busch will Air 5 Beer Super Bowl 2014 Ads

The Budweiser maker announced today their Super Bowl 2014 Ad plans....

Jan 15 2014, 2:22pm CST

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an estab...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST