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Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

HTC Re Vive VR Headset revealed

HTC RE Vive VR Headset Revealed

NASDAQ is Back at 2000 Dot-Com Bubble Level

NASDAQ is Back at 2000 Dot-Com Bubble Level

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch shows Time with Fluid

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch Shows Time with Fluid

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

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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.  The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attached to ponderous nineteenth century steam-powered wagons. But modern flywheels are all about...

Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST

Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Victoria Azarenka

Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Victoria Azarenka Agnieszka Radwanska soundly defeated Belarussian Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open. It was sweet revenge in its ultimate form. The score was 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 and the winner took it all while the loser had a fall.

Jan 22 2014, 7:56am 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 by combining their media assets. As he said back then, “We have great respect for Yahoo!,...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

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Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots' European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential Data Science is gaining traction in the industry, as analytics, data collection, sensors, and Big Data become a more regular part of our online existence. O’Reilly Media, Inc. recently released a survey that it had...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

Early ObamaCare Exchange Demographics Worse Than Under RomneyCare in Massachusetts In 2007

Early ObamaCare Exchange Demographics Worse Than Under RomneyCare in Massachusetts In 2007 On occasion a chart can be worth more than a blog post with 1,000 words. Since many point to Massachusetts as a harbinger of what is ahead under the ACA, here is some contrasting data to consider. While Massachusetts is...

Jan 14 2014, 11:56pm CST

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How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border How smugglers build and use tunnels along the US-Mexico border NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm 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 that can sequence the genetic code of a human cell for $1,000. The machine – actually a...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development After the end of the fiscal year, many companies ask employees to complete self-evaluations. These self-evaluations are then reviewed by the employee’s manager and, often times, included in the employee’s annual...

Jan 13 2014, 2:51am CST

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro “I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach I met Paul Lemberg, world-class business coach, and Rhonda Anderson, sales analyst, at the December 2013 CEO...

Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: RITE (VS-NC002) Hearing Aids from Vitasound Audio Inc from Vitasound Audio Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: RITE (VS-NC002) Hearing Aids from Vitasound Audio Inc from Vitasound Audio Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: RITE (VS-NC002) Hearing Aids from Vitasound Audio Inc from Vitasound Audio Inc

Jan 11 2014, 10:30pm CST

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good An in-depth preview of the Crystal Cove prototype shown behind closed doors, and what it means for Oculus VR as their virtual reality headset edges closer to a public launch. “We’re going to need a lot of therapists...

Jan 11 2014, 2:21pm CST

Talk Outside the Box

Talk Outside the Box Our imaginations are limited by our experience; our routine; our habitual ways of working, thinking, and dreaming. This isn’t intended to be dispiriting news. But it is weighty news worth serious consideration. Because...

Jan 10 2014, 6:01pm CST

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014 The first of the year can be overwhelming for many people. Even with the best of intentions, people overspend and are left with credit card bills to pay off. We go into the season confident we can stick to a budget but...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

New iPhone 6 Rumors Surface hinting at Camera Specs

New iPhone 6 Rumors Surface hinting at Camera Specs No high resolution camera tips latest rumor

Jan 10 2014, 9:22am 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 goal of the mega shopping center. This is a part of reorganization efforts that will end in stable profitability for Macy’s.

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 profits of over 18% on nearly flat revenues. The company said that its Q4 operating income...

Jan 8 2014, 2:21pm CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about it. The number of $10-million-...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

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Why Michael Huseby For Barnes & Noble CEO Job? Barnes & Noble has a new CEO: Michael Huseby, who was most recently running the company’s Nook digital media division in the wake of the departure of CEO William Lynch in July 2013 but joined the company in 2012 as...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech The pace at which we are accelerating technology from entertainment devices into objects and connected devices that we can use in our every day lives or helps us live better, is in high gear. Less than a year ago,...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21am CST

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Yahoo's Advertising Reboot Still A Work In Progress Yahoo announced some interesting products during CEO Marissa Mayer’s keynote speech at CES Tuesday in Las Vegas–a couple of digital magazines (food and tech), a news digest app, and a new smart TV guide, plus the...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

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2014 State of Marketing: Email Flood Despite Rise Of Mobile And Social Today, Salesforce.com released its Exacttarget Marketing Cloud 2014 State of Marketing study that polled over 2,600 mid- to senior-level marketing managers cross all industries.  67 percent of marketers say their number...

Jan 7 2014, 10:46am 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 practices. In 2014, this social integration will become the status quo. The digital...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am 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 unveiled his newest book, “The Line: Your Trajectory Code,” available from Amazon and from www...

Jan 5 2014, 9:01pm CST

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More Tax season opens in 26 days. And here’s my big prediction: a lot of taxpayers will be taken by surprise. Despite all of those “no new taxes” type promises, tax bills are expected to edge higher for a number of taxpayers...

Jan 5 2014, 6:31pm CST

Yota Phone Review: The Android Smartphone From Russia With Two Screens

Yota Phone Review: The Android Smartphone From Russia With Two Screens Last year at CES, Russian manufacturer Yota demonstrated a prototype smartphone with two 4.3 inch displays, an LCD screen on one side and an e-Ink screen on the reverse. Now in production and available to buy in a...

Jan 4 2014, 5:16pm CST

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook All analysts and investors agree on one thing: Innovation created Apple (AAPL). But innovation has two forms: revolutionary and evolutionary. Revolutionary innovation is what Steve Jobs did so well. His creations shook...

Jan 4 2014, 12:36pm CST

Tesla And Adobe: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment

Tesla And Adobe: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment For the last 75 years products (both durable goods and software) were built via Waterfall development. This process forced companies to release and launch products by model years, and market new and “improved” versions...

Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm CST

Delight Your Customers By Giving Them What They Didn't Ask For

Delight Your Customers By Giving Them What They Didn't Ask For When customers ask us for something, our first inclination is most likely to give it to them. Naturally, our goal is to deliver value to those who pay the bills. And the customer is always right, right? It depends. When...

Jan 3 2014, 1:36pm CST

Why Mobile In The Enterprise Must Adapt Or Die

Why Mobile In The Enterprise Must Adapt Or Die Admit it: Nearly every piece of business software that you have used over the last few years is confusing, poorly designed and, more often than not, makes you want to do something to your computer that would turn you...

Jan 3 2014, 8:26am CST

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014?

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014? Venture capital used to be a great place to put money. But in the last 15 years, it has been a lousy investment. 2013 was the strongest year since 2007 for VC and there are promising developments ahead for 2014. But VC...

Jan 3 2014, 7:56am CST

Air Travel Industry's New Year's Resolutions: A Report Card

Air Travel Industry's New Year's Resolutions: A Report Card Two years ago at New Year’s, I dreamed a beautiful dream of 12 resolutions for the air travel industry. As 2014 begins, let’s ride the Way Back Machine to revisit those resolutions and see whether my dreams came true or...

Jan 2 2014, 3:21pm CST

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy, ”  “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.” Whatever term prevails, it’s about a more efficient way of using valuable resources to benefit...

Jan 2 2014, 2:11pm CST

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare For years, it has been the number one talking point of Obamacare supporters. People who are uninsured end up getting costly care from hospitals’ emergency rooms. “Those of us with health insurance are also paying a...

Jan 2 2014, 1:51pm CST

My 5 Predictions for 2014

My 5 Predictions for 2014 I am uncharacteristically optimistic about the coming year–at least as it relates to my primary focus of technology’s impact on business and life. I am influenced by two major trends, the first is the pervasion of the ...

Jan 1 2014, 3:06pm CST

6 Fundamentals That Can Make You A Better Manager In 2014

6 Fundamentals That Can Make You A Better Manager In 2014 When it comes to management, I’ve always been a bigger believer in fundamentals than fancy.  Sure, there’s nothing at all wrong with, say, presentation skills that spellbind an audience of thousands, but when it comes...

Jan 1 2014, 8:26am CST

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The Best Disruptive Writings Of 2013 -- Health Care Edition Clayton Christensen famously coined the term “disruptive innovation” to describe “simple business applications that relentlessly move up market, eventually displacing established competitors.” Disruption is not just...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST