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

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

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Utah Sheriff’s Deputy Dies along with Murderer A runaway man who was the murderer of a Utah sheriff’s deputy died recently. He had been badly wounded in an altercation with police officers. He had been guilty of manslaughter and had wounded another law enforcement official too.

Feb 1 2014, 8:17am CST

Xbox One: There will be No Micro Transactions In Titanfall

Xbox One: There will be No Micro Transactions In Titanfall Here’s a welcome surprise for one of the biggest Xbox One titles coming out this year: Respawn Entertainment’s  Titanfall will not feature microtransactions when it launches in March, the company confirmed over...

Jan 25 2014, 4:52am 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 about that retail giant’s slow slide toward irrelevance and extinction. Don’t. Or, at least,...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am 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 journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Top CEOs meet in Davos

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

Next Nintendo Console Rumors

Next Nintendo Console Rumors The Wii U is in trouble. Nintendo failed to come within striking distance of lofty sales projections, third-party developers are few and far between, and even a well-reviewed Mario game. It’s bad news for the big N....

Jan 21 2014, 1:18pm CST

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo?

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo? Many misinterpreted my column of yesterday as predicting that Tim Cook and Apple will fail. Even Paul Carroll, my “New Killer Apps” coauthor, took it that way, and suggested that Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo would...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11pm 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

CES 2015 News
Chess Champ Carlsen Delights Silicon Valley With Dry Wit

Chess Champ Carlsen Delights Silicon Valley With Dry Wit He’s awkward. He’s charming. At age 23, he’s the new chess champion of the world. And in a Silicon Valley speaking appearance, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen unleashed enough of his dry wit to keep his audience tittering or...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31am CST

Ohio executes convicted killer using new two-drug procedure

Ohio executes convicted killer using new two-drug procedure Ohio has executed a convicted criminal using a new two-drug system that was never tested in the U.S.

Jan 17 2014, 1:02am CST

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress We’ve already heard fairly credible rumors that Microsoft is planning on naming its answer to Siri “Cortana,” after the little AI assistant from the Halo series. The company may be doubling down on that idea. According...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable Google announced today that it will distribute working demos its Dart app framework through Runnable, the Palo Alto startup that has been dubbed the “YouTube of code.” Runnable creates virtual machines in your browser...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer? History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the history of business. Yet one must wonder whether Cook will ultimately suffer the same fate...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am 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 an article I wrote for Forbes titled “Success Stories About People Getting Business Jobs In...

Jan 16 2014, 10:06am CST

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California.  In SEMI’s words...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer?

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer? Until yesterday I was hopeful about the future of the music business. Today not so much. All the indicators and predictions showed the growth of music streaming to not only offset the decrease in download sales, but...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Casey Anthony Murderabilia is for Sale Online

Casey Anthony Murderabilia for Sale Online The latest trend is to buy items used by murderers and serial killers. Such murderabilia is for sale online. One of these notorious individuals was Casey Anthony, a female found not guilty of killing her daughter. Her clothes got sold via a website for some hefty amounts of cash.

Jan 14 2014, 3:02am CST

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner?  We get smarter,...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good An in-depth preview of the Crystal Cove prototype shown behind closed doors, and what it means for Oculus VR as their virtual reality headset edges closer to a public launch. “We’re going to need a lot of therapists...

Jan 11 2014, 2:21pm CST

A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain

A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain Coffee is such a heady concoction – antioxidants, caffeine, and the molecules that give it its wondrous flavor – that it’s almost tragic to think that it might be bad for us. But over the last decade or so, the research...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

Aorus X7 Gaming Notebook Debuts at CES 2014

Aorus X7 Gaming Notebook Debuts at CES 2014 Thin gaming notebook unveiled at CES

Jan 8 2014, 10:48am CST

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption “Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages,...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the first of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part Two is available here.  An accompanying infographic is also available. An executive recently left his job at a global...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here.  An Infographic summarizing the 8 rules is available here. In the companion piece to this article, I...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

AT&T Offers Up Triple Play For Carmakers

AT&T Offers Up Triple Play For Carmakers AT&T, like other wireless carriers, long ago realized that while a customer may come looking for just a single service, persuading them to sign up for additional ones makes it inconvenient for them to leave for a...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800 How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? At $6,800, it is probably cheaper than you thought. This money will buy you a million Twitter followers, a million YouTube views and 20,000 likes on Facebook. As a bonus...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014 This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

I4U news

Global tech spending seen slipping 1 pct in 2014 Global technology spending seen down 1 percent in 2014 on lower prices of tablets, smartphones LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Consumer Electronics Association estimates that global spending on technology will slip 1...

Jan 5 2014, 7:51pm CST

I4U news

Wave of wearable gadgets expected at CES event Wearable gadgets expected to dominate at CES, but still await mass appeal LAS VEGAS (AP) — Will 2014 be remembered as the year wearable computing took off? Upstart entrepreneurs and major...

Jan 5 2014, 9:41am CST

Acer Launches New Touchscreen Chromebook, Android Tablet Ahead Of CES 2014

Acer Launches New Touchscreen Chromebook, Android Tablet Ahead Of CES 2014 Google’s Chromebooks are enjoying increased press coverage and interest within the business space, and Acer plans to ride that wave of exposure into this year’s CES. Next week, the Taiwanese company will release the...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am CST

Nevermind Amazon Prime Drones, Google Has Future Delivery Vehicle With Uber

Nevermind Amazon Prime Drones, Google Has Future Delivery Vehicle With Uber Amazon’s recent announcement around drone delivery captured the world’s attention. It is a creative idea. But, as Chris Anderson, founder of 3D Robotics (and also the creative mind that has propelled Wired, TED, DIY...

Dec 31 2013, 11:56am CST

Swine Flu Spreading Across the US

Swine Flu Spreading Across the US The swine flu virus is rapidly spreading across the United States. Already ten states have been taken hostage by H1N1, the medical name given to swine flu. The unsanitary conditions of the pigs as well as the unhealthy state of human beings combine to make a person vulnerable to the deadly disease.

Dec 29 2013, 1:40am CST

College Degrees Are Vastly Overrated As Today's Entrepreneurial Dropouts Routinely Reveal

College Degrees Are Vastly Overrated As Today's Entrepreneurial Dropouts Routinely Reveal By Gary Shapiro Entrepreneurs don’t need a particular pedigree to get their start or leave their mark on the world. While many successful entrepreneurs attended top business schools to learn about starting and running a...

Dec 27 2013, 7:46am CST

Book Signings to be Held at the 2014 International CES by Top Tech Authors

Book Signings to be Held at the 2014 International CES by Top Tech Authors Gary’s Book Club – a new CES event – plans to introduce prominent tech authors and their books

Dec 25 2013, 8:38am CST

MailChimp CEO On Email's Age Defying Resilience

MailChimp CEO On Email's Age Defying Resilience Six years ago, I sat in a communications training along with about 100 others, and was told that email would soon be a dead medium. Facing the room, our instructor explained that we’d all be communicating via social...

Dec 24 2013, 2:50pm CST

The LEET Pure PC - A PS4 And Xbox One Killer For Your Entertainment Room

The LEET Pure PC - A PS4 And Xbox One Killer For Your Entertainment Room Home theatre PCs (HTPCs) have been around for more than a decade, but they remain fairly niche additions to your living room or entertainment room. This is despite the fact they’re actually more flexible in many ways...

Dec 24 2013, 4:16am CST

Justine Sacco And The Self-Inflicted Perils Of Twitter

Justine Sacco And The Self-Inflicted Perils Of Twitter A few weeks ago, I had a drink with my friend Justine Sacco and we talked about what makes for a good Tweet. Justine is an easy person to like — frank, funny, quick to laugh. To a reporter, she’s the kind of flack who’s...

Dec 23 2013, 7:56am CST

Get Ready Overstock, Here Come The Bitcoin Bean Counters

Get Ready Overstock, Here Come The Bitcoin Bean Counters Overstock.com just turned heads with the news that it will start accepting Bitcoin next year. The first major online retailer to take this step, Overstock’s decision is huge for Bitcoin as other retailers are expected...

Dec 21 2013, 11:36pm CST