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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning

'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

Gmail And Google+ Down Last Friday, Impacting Millions Of Users

Gmail And Google+ Down Last Friday, Impacting Millions Of Users On Friday just before 11 a.m. PST, Google's Gmail went down, leaving millions of users – including business users relying on Google Apps for Business – unable to communicate. The downtime was confirmed with Down Right...

Jan 27 2014, 10:59am CST

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know At the turn of the 20th century, most people lived as they had in the middle ages.  Almost half of the US population was employed in agriculture.  Life expectancy was less than 50 years. Indoor plumbing was...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a report on the Chinese language Apple Daily blog (translated via Google and Apple Insider), Apple...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am 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 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...

Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST

Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What?

Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What? Comparisons between Monolith and Warner Bros.’ upcoming open-world fantasy game Shadow of Mordor and Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise have sprung up recently. “Seriously, can someone tell me how Assassin’s...

Jan 25 2014, 5:44am CST

Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party

Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party Yahoo has made an acquisition in the form of the virtual gaming system Cloud Party. Furthermore, it is all set to be shut down after the takeover.

Jan 25 2014, 2:22am CST

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

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

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Gmail and Google+ Goes Down On Friday, Impacting Millions of Users

Gmail and Google+ Goes Down On Friday, Impacting Millions of Users On Friday just before 11 a.m. PST, Google's Gmail went down, leaving millions of users – including business users relying on Google Apps for Business – unable to communicate. The downtime was confirmed with Down Right...

Jan 24 2014, 2:28pm CST

'Slow, Painful Death' For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s why we have Michael Pachter. The Wedbush securities analyst has a reputation for frank talk...

Jan 24 2014, 9:00am 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 dark web drug market didn’t disappear. It splintered into smaller markets. And now a new site...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am 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

Carl Icahn snaps up another $500M of Apple stock

Carl Icahn Buys another $500M of Apple Shares Billionaire Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple, arguing the stock remains a bargain SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outspoken billionaire Carl Icahn has tossed another bushel of Apple stock into his investment portfolio...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am CST

Project Wedge is a New, Easy, Indie Portable Projection System

Project Wedge is a New, Easy, Indie Portable Projection System Project Wedge is a hardware start-up out of Olympia, Washington, that aims to solve one of those problems we didn’t know we had: How does one easily display a share content from tablet to a large room and look good...

Jan 24 2014, 1:17am 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 drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock

Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock Carl Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple with vote on stock-buyback proposal looming SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activist investor Carl Icahn has raised his stake in Apple as he escalates his campaign to pressure the...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne? Netflix reports earnings later today and optimism reigns, with 2 million new U.S. subscribers expected, according to a Bloomberg survey. Leading into today, the company was further bolstered by a report from the...

Jan 22 2014, 9:39am CST

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizon's FiOS TV service may be available on your phone. That's the vision...

Jan 22 2014, 3:36am CST

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle for our mobile affections. In fact in many parts of the world sales are rocketing past the...

Jan 22 2014, 3:35am CST

Best Credit Cards for Purchases Made in 2014

Best Credit Cards for Purchases Made in 2014 Credit cards have been called smart money. Maybe they are an evolution of how mankind handles cash. Instead of the unwieldy bundle of banknotes that make your wallet puffy, the slim and smooth plastic credit card is a better option. The best credit cards for purchases that you are likely to make in 2014 are listed below for your perusal.

Jan 21 2014, 6:48am CST

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays There are few problems harder in technology than bringing a new type of display to market. Since the invention of television and the CRT in the early 1900s, it’s been successfully pulled off twice. First, with the...

Jan 20 2014, 9:17am 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 online games on the market. They calculate their totals based on microtransaction sales, an...

Jan 20 2014, 9:12am CST

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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-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

Gun-Toting At The IRS

Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...

Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contamination crisis, California hosts a grave water emergency. Gov. Jerry Brown delivered the  ...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora

Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora Musicians need Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services more than ever. Yes, I know both independent artists and superstars alike have criticized the services about the royalties they pay to artists. Spotify hands...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21pm CST

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprise Search With Coveo

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprise Search With Coveo There is no denying that more and more information is now being stored in the cloud instead of in on-premises enterprise solutions. This is a great change on a number of levels – it allows organizations to focus on...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm CST

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why

Steam Matters For Indie Developers - 'Day Z' Offers A Million Reasons Why As Day Z racks up a million sales in four weeks, Steam once again demonstrates its ability to make a game – even when its creator is warning casual players not to buy it yet. Dead Reckoning PC Gamers understand the...

Jan 17 2014, 12:41pm CST

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprrise Search With Coveo

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprrise Search With Coveo There is no denying that more and more information is now being stored in the cloud instead of in on-premises enterprise solutions. This is a great change on a number of levels – it allows organizations to focus on...

Jan 17 2014, 11:51am CST

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success For years, warehouse management system (WMS) suppliers have been introducing “template” solutions. These template solutions are either industry specific or are based upon getting a simpler warehousing solution up...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

Nintendo's Imagined Success Is More Dangerous Than Their Current Failure

Nintendo's Imagined Success Is More Dangerous Than Their Current Failure There’s big news today that Nintendo has drastically revised their fiscal year forecast of Wii U sales, cutting the prediction from 9 million to 2.8 million,  just a few months before the goal was supposed to have been...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

CES: Looking Back 25 Years

CES: Looking Back 25 Years While many felt that the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) lacked anything revolutionary, the change over 25 years is remarkable. Computer vendors and consumer electronics vendors once had separate shows. Today the...

Jan 17 2014, 5:31am CST

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree A week after announcing it was moving the Watson computer system to New York City as part of a new $1 billion business unit, IBM is squeezing in another major business deal before it reports its fourth quarter earnings...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11am CST

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC)

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC) The moment I laid eyes on indie developer Stoic’s The Banner Saga, I wanted to love everything about it. The art-style is simply jaw-dropping, calling to mind classic Disney—Sword in the Stone comes to mind—and other...

Jan 16 2014, 11:26pm CST

Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley

Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley @giorodriguez: The Coupa Cafe, at the Stanford Golf Course, is such a great place.  Please don’t tell anyone  When I first moved to Silicon — in the early, pre-Web 1990′s — I quickly found a friend who took great...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Navy Jet Crash Pilot Rescued

Navy Jet Crash Pilot Rescued A Navy jet crashed off the coast of the state of Virginia recently. The pilot used the ejector seat and was rescued later on by a passing fisherman. He is currently in critical condition at a nearby hospital.

Jan 16 2014, 3:43am CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

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Huawei rejects reports of security weakness Huawei rejects reports equipment vulnerable to hacking as it announces rise in 2013 profit BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday rejected suggestions its telecoms equipment is vulnerable to...

Jan 15 2014, 11:41am CST