'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning Earlier today we reported on accusations that King, the maker of mobile hit Candy Crush Saga, had commissioned a clone of indie mobile game Scamperghost. Developer Matthew Cox brought this incident to light...
Jan 28 2014, 4:15am CST
LG Electronics Pulls To unexpected Q4 Loss LG Electronics reports unexpected 4Q loss due to foreign exchange rates, mobile stays in red SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. suffered a loss in the final quarter of 2013 because of the stronger South...
Jan 27 2014, 2:26am CST
Conan O'Brien is Being Paid To Review Video Games In the midst of all this Xbox One/EA/Machimina/YouTube drama, gaming site Re/code did a bit of investigation into a more high profile game reviewer than most. Conan O’Brien’s “Clueless Gamer” segment doesn’t produce...
Jan 25 2014, 12:41pm CST
Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its very own expanded mobile-payments system. It has all the hardware and all that is needed is to put the software in place.
Jan 25 2014, 1:29am CST
Texas Pregnant Woman Marlise Munoz Removed from Life Support Marlise Munoz, a pregnant woman on life support had her ventilator and feeding mechanisms removed on a Texas judge’s order. She had been brain-dead and the fetus which had been developing inside her for the past 22 weeks was for all purposes abnormal.
Jan 25 2014, 12:43am CST
Why We Start Up Startups Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment. And ask yourself some simple questions you probably don’t think about every day. Why do we build...
Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST
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
Huge Internet Attack in China Leads to Investigation A huge blunder that occurred in the Internet facility in China led to investigation into the matter. The Great Firewall system is being inspected by the authorities as all the sites went berserk among a particularly grave breakdown.
Jan 23 2014, 12:44pm 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 company’s mobile money initiative is its latest “innovation” and is a great example of T-Mobile...
Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST
Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014 A photograph of twin toilets in a washroom stall at the Sochi Olympics 2014 is doing the rounds of cyberspace. It has raised the issue of Russia’s corruption and thoughtlessness regarding the funds set aside for the Olympics.
Jan 23 2014, 5:12am CST
Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality I’m not the first person to say that if you want to get Americans to care about an issue, hit them in their pocketbooks. Which is why Netflix—purveyor of fine streaming content to more than 40 million Americans, and...
Jan 23 2014, 4:04am CST
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 others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...
Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST
This is The Best Time To Launch A Cyberattack Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence program that develops cyberweapons. And let’s further imagine that you’ve developed a pretty...
Jan 23 2014, 2:02am CST
Contact Lenses to Measure Glucose Levels Google is going to create a pair of contact lenses with some micro-circuitry in them. They will measure the glucose levels of diabetic patients who will be the wearers of these novel aids.
Jan 22 2014, 4:02am CST
5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1 You don’t have to look far to find reports that Windows 8 (and the updated Windows 8.1) is an unmitigated failure. A quick search turns up stories detailing why Windows 8 has failed, why Windows 8 continues to fail, as...
Jan 22 2014, 4:00am CST
Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference Talk show host, Wendy Williams turned on the waterworks over her son’s indifference towards her. Her emotional outburst was caused by the fact that her son had started loving his father instead of her.
Jan 22 2014, 2:52am CST
Kristen Saban Scuffle with Sorority Sister Led to Lawsuit Kristen Saban had a serious scuffle with her sorority sister, Sarah Grimes four years ago. The injuries Sarah incurred thanks to Kristen’s brutal treatment have led to the filing of a lawsuit by the former against the latter.
Jan 22 2014, 1:53am CST
Best Credit Cards for Travel in 2014 The best credit cards for travel purposes in 2014 are given below. It appears to be the case, that they are the ideal economic tools for tourists and businessmen travelling abroad, who are looking for more bang for the buck.
Jan 21 2014, 11:17pm CST
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 getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency...
Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm CST
Top CEOs meet in Davos Davos is the place to be for the world’s top executives and political figures this week but what happens if you’re not deemed important enough to get in? Here’s my tale from nine years ago. Something strange is going on...
Jan 21 2014, 1:19pm CST
Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital Bitcoins as payment for...
Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST
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 showing off cloud-connected Crock-Pots, heart monitors, and even bed mats that monitor how a...
Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST
Silicon Valley has EV Charge Station Shortage Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it...
Jan 20 2014, 1:17pm CST
Google Chrome's Little Fix Is A Big Deal Yes! Finally! After years of my huffing and puffing about the inability for browsers to deal with the issue of “phantom audio” (that is: “Which of my dozen browser tabs that sound coming from?”), Google Chrome finally...
Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST
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