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 guys with enviable and inexplicable links to business heroes and at least a couple...
Jan 22 2014, 5:06am CST
Hearthstone's Open Beta Is Officially Live Blizzard can be quite stealthy when they want to be, and all of a sudden, after months and months of waiting, they’ve flung open the gates of the Hearthstone beta. The Warcraft-themed online card game has been in closed...
Jan 22 2014, 5:00am CST
Lindsay Lohan Reveals New Film at Sundance Lindsay Lohan announced her new movie ‘Inconceivable’, in which she is going to work, at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Monday, January 20th.
Jan 22 2014, 12:22am CST
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 parallel between her favorite hobby (dance) and the effects of great leadership.
One thing you’ll...
Jan 16 2014, 5:36am CST
Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plenty of parents have been there — handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting...
Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST
DayZ Hits 1 Million Sales The one-time Arma II mod turned standalone game DayZ continues to steamroll the world of PC gaming. Developer Dean “Rocket” Hall just announced 1 million sales in 4 weeks – at $29.99 a copy, that gives Dean “Rocket Hall...
Jan 14 2014, 10:46am CST
Charity Begins At 50? Codswallop! Before he died this past December, hedge fund manager and philanthropist Robert W. Wilson had done many notable things. In the ‘70s, he’d survived what Forbes called “the most catastrophic short play in modern times” to...
Jan 14 2014, 10:06am CST
Apple's Latest Ad Is Pure Poetry In 11 days, Apple’s Macintosh computer will turn 30 years old. That machine was introduced with a 60-second TV ad that is among the most iconic commercials of all time. Yesterday, the company debuted a new spot (linked...
Jan 13 2014, 9:51am CST
Pamela Anderson Marries Former Husband Rick Salomon Pamela Anderson has married her former husband Rick Salomon. The expensive ring she wore on her finger is visible proof of this nuptial bliss. She is set on the same path as the beautiful Elizabeth Taylor.
Jan 13 2014, 2:57am CST
Cursing Toddler Video Goes Viral A video that went viral showed a toddler cursing profanities and displaying his middle finger while being encouraged by three adults. The video was cause for concern since children shouldn’t be exposed to such foul language. The police force has removed the child from the wretched home where he was living under such conditions.
Jan 10 2014, 3:11am CST
Gadget Watch: Car game leaves Hot Wheels in dust Gadget Watch: iPhone-controlled toy car game leaves Hot Wheels and tracks with rails in dust
LAS VEGAS (AP) — So long, Hot Wheels.
You just got lapped by toy race-car company Anki, which...
Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST
Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...
Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST
Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches...
Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm CST
I, Robot Journalist: Beaming Into CES 2014 From My Kitchen I’ve never been to the technology orgy party that is the Consumer Electronics Show. Many of my Forbes colleagues are there, reporting on the latest, greatest, and creepiest gadgets in the pipeline. I decided to dip my...
Jan 8 2014, 3:11pm CST
Gadget Watch: The Internet-connected toothbrush Gadget Watch: The toothbrush that knows how you're brushing, and can tell your dentist
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how...
Jan 8 2014, 2:01pm CST
Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More “Can you give us your grumpiest server?”
That was the request made by two men at a Nebraska Cracker Barrel.
The hostess couldn’t accommodate their request. There are no grumpy servers here, she told them. Instead, she...
Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm CST
Startups Don't Go Bankrupt -- Founders Do As startup Founders, we are constantly focused on making sure our fledgling companies have enough runway to grow. We believe that if the company’s bank account runs out, the company goes bankrupt and it’s game over....
Jan 6 2014, 2:46pm CST
Gotcha! What All Brands Can Learn From Justin Bieber in 2014 So the word that defines my livelihood is grist for the dumpster? That’s the opinion of Timothy Egan, anyway, as stated in a recent editorial in The New York Times. “Brand,” along with “artisan,” “gluten-free,” and “...
Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST
Adam Smith, Né George Goodman, Call Name, Jerry (In Memoriam) “Desuetude,” Jerry enunciated on the phone. “I like how you used desuetude in your last column. Nobody uses that word anymore. Bill Buckley woulda used desuetude, but not a street kid from the Bronx, like you.”
Jan 6 2014, 1:36pm CST
A Smart Watch...REALLY?! Most of you have, by now, unpacked your Xmas gifts. Many of you are probably wondering if there are some you should return. Should you hang on to the items that seem cool at Christmas but that, deep down, you know will...
Jan 6 2014, 12:36am CST
Li Ming, Briefly Owner of Digital Domain, Dies Li Ming, the CEO of Beijing based media company Galloping Horse, died of myocardial infarction at age 48 on Thursday evening.
Born to a family with military background, Li made his fortune as an advertising agent for...
Jan 2 2014, 6:51pm CST
7 Easy Steps To Decluttering -- And Profiting From It As you start the new year, you’re probably making resolutions and other plans for your fresh, clean slate.
What if you challenged yourself to make 2014 your best year yet? As outlined in these seven steps to living your...
Jan 1 2014, 8:06am CST
2013: A Whole Lot Of Rough And A Few Diamonds My colleague Ken Perlman offers an insightful perspective on the past year.
This year, 2013, was the “year that wasn’t.” We didn’t have any of the transformational changes that marked years past.
No Olympic Games
Dec 30 2013, 6:01am CST
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