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Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

…And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising

Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising

One week from today is the Super Bowl of advertising with an hour of football in-between. I wanted all of us to enjoy these TV...

Jan 27 2014, 2:07am 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

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to appeals court: Reject Apple's challenge to antitrust monitor imposed in NY e-book case NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Depart...

Jan 25 2014, 4:32am CST

Sam's Club layoffs reach 2,300

Sam's Club layoffs reach 2,300

Sam's Club, the membership-only warehouse club owned by Wal-Mart, is cutting 2,300 jobs....

Jan 24 2014, 9:38pm 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

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 bil...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am CST

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US...

Jan 24 2014, 5:50am 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

New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass

I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Gl...

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am 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

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journal...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

20 reasons why 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the family gamer on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, 3DS, Vita and PC....

Jan 23 2014, 5:37am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

When you watch the developer diary for Skywind, the fan-led effort to mod The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind into the more modern S...

Jan 22 2014, 8:21am CST

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program

The governmental shutdown has caused the date for filing tax returns to be postponed to January 31st. However, the Irs.gov free...

Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia ha...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am 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

Fireweb, LG's first ever Firefox OS based handset shows up at the CES

Fireweb, LG's first ever Firefox OS based handset shows up at the CES

Korean tech. giant, LG's first-ever Firefox OS based handset has already been making the Latina rounds in the Brazil, wher...

Jan 20 2014, 6:24am CST

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmar...

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. Af...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST

Arcam's miniBlink: A Great New Way To Stream Your Music To A High-End Stereo

Arcam's miniBlink: A Great New Way To Stream Your Music To A High-End Stereo

Those of us who grew up in the age of analog hi-fi are perhaps still a little uncomfortable with the concept of having all our...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

It’s not a surprise that Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has fired COO Henrique De Castro. Yes. He was her first big hire. Yes. It is...

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Aisha Tyler is a very Interesting Personality

Aisha Tyler is a very Interesting Personality

Besides hosting the Critics’ Choice Awards, Aisha Tyler is a very interesting personality in her own right. She is not only a h...

Jan 18 2014, 8:13am CST

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A t...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

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Slumping Intel to cut more than 5,000 jobs in 2014

Intel aims to boost earnings by dumping more than 5,000 jobs in 5 pct reduction of workforce SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Jan 17 2014, 5:51pm CST

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

President Obama gave a speech this morning outlining changes to be implemented in the NSA phone record surveillance program. Th...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

The Hackett store that opened on London’s Regent Street in November 2013 is one of the most imposing retail outlets on one of t...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro t...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am 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 remark...

Jan 17 2014, 5:31am CST

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

You have to admit it sounds awfully good. Travel the world, write your experiences, and write off all your expenses on your tax...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11am 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

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 pa...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job

I met Melanie Feldman in December 2012 when she was compiling stories for BOLD: Get Noticed and Get Hired. Partly inspired by a...

Jan 16 2014, 10:06am CST

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission

Is LinkedIn tip-toeing into the world of volunteer service — or could it touch off  a bigger stampede than people realize? Afte...

Jan 16 2014, 8:46am CST

Get Your Employees To Work "Like Nobody's Watching"

Get Your Employees To Work "Like Nobody's Watching"

Allison Todd has observed the effect that leading change has on employees as their companies transform. Here she draws a parall...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36am CST

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

It’s an endless parade, one  top-down proposal after another from Washington. Having just presided over another 80,000 pages of...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

I4U news

Yahoo CEO lets go top lieutenant in surprise move

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer parts way with top operations exec just 15 months after hiring SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo...

Jan 15 2014, 6:41pm CST