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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. ...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am 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

Scarlett Johansson defends SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad

Scarlett Johansson defends SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad

SodaStream made a big splash revealing Scarlett Johansson as its first-ever Brand Ambassador. SodaStream has already got more a...

Jan 27 2014, 2:20am CST

Grammys 2014 Predictions

Grammys 2014 Predictions

Who would the people pick to win a Grammy for Best New Artist?...

Jan 26 2014, 1:09pm CST

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

There is impressive evidence that Apple is moving into solar power in a big way, not just in the projected 4.4 million squ...

Jan 26 2014, 1:04pm CST

SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad with Scarlett Johansson got Banned

SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad with Scarlett Johansson got Banned

SodaStream made a big splash announcing Scarlett Johansson as its first-ever Brand Ambassador. Now they make even bigger headli...

Jan 25 2014, 5:03am CST

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to big-screen TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more li...

Jan 24 2014, 2:38pm CST

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

Bloatware has to be uninstallable by the user says new rules...

Jan 24 2014, 9:49am 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

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

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative abo...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am 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

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

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

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, a tool that I have used almost every day of my pr...

Jan 24 2014, 1:08am CST

Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise

Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise

The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2...

Jan 23 2014, 11:43pm CST

Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion

Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion

The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2...

Jan 23 2014, 2:43pm CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos

John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The compa...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8...

Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

Earlier this week, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team launched a crowdfunding effort to raise a little over $400,000 towards its goal...

Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android sm...

Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and other...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

Why Daily Fantasy Football Is Illegal On Super Bowl Sunday

Why Daily Fantasy Football Is Illegal On Super Bowl Sunday

The daily fantasy football industry is rapidly expanding, with its largest websites now advertising their contes...

Jan 23 2014, 2:21am CST

T-Mobile Aims To Shake Up Banking

T-Mobile Wants To Shake Up Banking

“We’ve already transformed how Americans use and pay for phones, tablets and wireless service; why stop there?.” T-Mobile CEO J...

Jan 23 2014, 2:21am CST

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one cave...

Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets

Netflix sped past subscriber estimates in its fourth-quarter 2013 report tonight, and likely beat out former pay TV king, HBO,...

Jan 23 2014, 2:03am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

HBO, Showtime, and Starz say they didn’t lose subscribers to Netflix and others

HBO, Showtime, and Starz say they didn’t lose subscribers to Netflix and others

Pay networks say NPD study is incorrect...

Jan 22 2014, 11:56am CST

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

OCZ is now a wholly owned Toshiba subsidary...

Jan 22 2014, 10:57am CST

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries.  Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even...

Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (f...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST

#1 Reason Why Nintendo Should Continue Making Consoles

#1 Reason Why Nintendo Should Continue Making Consoles

When you hear the word “Google” the first thing you probably think of is searching the internet. Likewise, when you verbalize t...

Jan 22 2014, 6:11am CST

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

“You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those...

Jan 22 2014, 5:06am 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

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is i...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am 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

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes

Two weeks ago, 60 Minutes aired a 14-minute segment called “The Cleantech Crash.” The segment was not well-received by the clea...

Jan 22 2014, 3:33am CST

Writing Off Justin Bieber's $75,000 Strip Club Bill

Writing Off Justin Bieber's $75,000 Strip Club Bill

Justin Bieber allegedly dropped $75,000 in just a few hours in a Miami strip club. The King of Diamonds club told TMZ that Mr....

Jan 22 2014, 2:26am CST

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

Ever wonder how certain people become social media superstars? How average, everyday people – not your typical celebrity – amas...

Jan 22 2014, 1:51am CST

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper

When Overstock began accepting Bitcoins on Jan. 9, it immediately grossed $100,000 in Bitcoin orders, according to its CEO Patr...

Jan 22 2014, 1:50am CST