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Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

HTC Re Vive VR Headset revealed

HTC RE Vive VR Headset Revealed

NASDAQ is Back at 2000 Dot-Com Bubble Level

NASDAQ is Back at 2000 Dot-Com Bubble Level

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch shows Time with Fluid

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch Shows Time with Fluid

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

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The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds'

Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds' When the second season of TBS’s reality TV competition King of the Nerds begins tonight, viewers can expect the program to reach nerdier heights than ever. Just ask two of the most iconic nerds in film history. King of...

Jan 24 2014, 6:00am 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 rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers This article is by Jeri Smith, president...

Jan 24 2014, 2:15am CST

T-Mobile Aims To Shake Up Banking

T-Mobile Wants To Shake Up Banking “We’ve already transformed how Americans use and pay for phones, tablets and wireless service; why stop there?.” T-Mobile CEO John Legere said in a statement. The so-called “uncarrier,” which credits itself fo rhaving “...

Jan 23 2014, 2:21am CST

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already?

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already? An article from TheStreet.com has declared that just as the i3 is launching, a “critical BMW selling point has been removed, resulting in a huge victory for Tesla as well as BMW’s other competitors.”  The...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

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

What Windows 9 Must Do To Avoid Flopping Like Windows 8

What Windows 9 Must Do To Avoid Flopping Like Windows 8 Windows 8 is a flop. It is a painful thing to say about one of the most ambitious operating systems ever released, but the stats don’t lie. It has taken half the OS market share Windows 7 did in its first 12 months (10...

Jan 17 2014, 5:01pm CST

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Apple May Have Generated $60 Billion Of Revenue In The December Quarter Apple has scheduled its December quarter results to be released on Monday, January 27, with its conference call at 2:00 pm Pacific Time. I estimate that the company could report $59.8 billion in revenue and $14.64 in...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

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AOL hands over Patch operations to investment firm AOL hands over operations of troubled local-news division Patch to turnaround firm NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is handing over operations of its troubled local-news business, Patch. The Internet...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

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Can The Gambling Industry Ever Become A Force For Good? After what appears to be a long-cycle swing towards greater permissiveness of gambling, both in the USA and in the rest of the world, it remains true that most Americans cannot legally bet on sports events, most...

Jan 15 2014, 7:01am CST

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Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21am CST

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Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26pm CST

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children Energy drinks have been linked to numerous health problems including heart palpitations, headache, anxiety, vomiting, dizziness, and even deaths. Two lawyers are now working together to battle the market's biggest energy drink maker.

Jan 14 2014, 10:19pm CST

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Mobile Technology Makes Online Dating The New Normal Online dating is more common, and less stigmatized, than ever before. 11% of American adults now use online dating sites–up from just 3% in 2008. 4 out of 10 adults who are “single and looking for a partner” are looking...

Jan 14 2014, 9:26am CST

Google's Nest Purchase And The Plan To Become The 'Home OS'

Google's Nest Purchase And The Plan To Become The 'Home OS' Today Google launched yet another moonshot, buying connected device maker Nest for $3.2 billion. It’s a big move just days after CES, where Nest was one of the most sought after companies in the white hot smart home...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One After an endless series of articles reporting on the early lead taken over Microsoft and the Xbox One by Sony's rival PlayStation 4  - with Sony’s next-gen darling currently over a million sales ahead in the early going...

Jan 13 2014, 12:21pm CST

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise Jolla was formed in late 2011 from a number of former Nokia Engineers who had been working on a number of Linux-based operating systems and handsets (including the Nokia N9). Just over two years later, their first...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm 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

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3-D printing set to break out of niche 3-D printing set to break out of niche, into mouths (candy) and onto fingers (diamond rings) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the oddest items on display this week at International CES gadget show were edible,...

Jan 11 2014, 9:21am CST

Dell Differentiates With Diminutive Alienware Steam Machine At CES 2014

Dell Differentiates With Diminutive Alienware Steam Machine At CES 2014 The team at Dell’s Alienware division has been fighting the good fight, so to speak, for many years in PC gaming. Some have herald that PC gamers are a dying breed, especially with the onslaught of Microsoft’s and Sony’...

Jan 10 2014, 4:41pm CST

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Gadget Watch: iPhone case lets you see heat Gadget Watch: iPhone case lets you see heat, to spot leaky insulation or moisture LAS VEGAS (AP) — Remember the alien with heat vision in the movie "Predator"? You, too, can now stalk people in the jungle...

Jan 10 2014, 1:21pm CST

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales Five Steps To Making Sales Through Social Media An integral part of the sales process is getting to know your prospects and establishing relationships—and it turns out that social media can help you accomplish this...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am CST

Samsung Galaxy S5 with eye scanner launching in April, says report

Samsung Galaxy S5 with eye scanner launching in April, says report Eye scanning technology could be the main feature of the Samsung Galaxy S5. The challenge would be the implementation. Remember the face unlock feature that mistook a photograph for a real person?

Jan 9 2014, 7:51am CST

WWE Network streaming service to launch for $9.99 a month

WWE Network streaming service to launch for $9.99 a month Wrestling fans will soon enjoy 24/7 access to WWE shows. The streaming service will launch for $9.99 a month.

Jan 9 2014, 3:02am CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about it. The number of $10-million-...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR It is a coincidence that I am writing about SCOTTEVEST the week the company announced its ability at CES to provide the first clothing to accommodate a wearable battery power source for Google Glass (see The Shirt That...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES

How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES My advice to anyone delivering a presentation? Practice. A lot. You could be an unlikely social media hit when you fail to practice, and all for the wrong reasons. On the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show in...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making Seth Goldman was born to do this As Co-Founder and CEO of Honest Tea, his picture is in the dictionary next to the word tenacity. With Co-Founder Barry Nalebuff, their brainchild just finished the year with $110 million...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

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NAFTA And The Future Of Canada, Mexico And The United States By Marc Lanthemann The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The general consensus has been that the trade...

Jan 7 2014, 9:06am CST

Sony may release a Windows phone in 2014

Sony may release a Windows phone in 2014 The Japanese tech giant Sony is now considering launching a dashing Windows Phone device sometime in the next year; the news is according to a new report from The Information.

Jan 7 2014, 4:50am 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

SpaceX Successfully Launches Thaicom Satellite

SpaceX Successfully Launches Thaicom Satellite SpaceX starts the year off with another successful commercial satellite launch. On Monday evening, SpaceX started off the new year with a commercial satellite launch. This launch was the second successful commercial...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26pm CST

Pebble Goes For The Rolex Look With 'Steel' Smartwatch

Pebble Goes For The Rolex Look With 'Steel' Smartwatch Pebble wants to move beyond plastic. The Palo-Alto based smartwatch maker has upgraded its look to sleek metal with the launch of Steel at CES 2014, a new version of the smartwatch that includes stainless steel and...

Jan 6 2014, 1:56pm CST

How To Build Your Personal Brand And Your Body Of Work - Tips From Pamela Slim

How To Build Your Personal Brand And Your Body Of Work - Tips From Pamela Slim By Dorie Clark What’s your body of work? For many, the term evokes the creations of novelists or painters. But according to consultant and author Pamela Slim, we all have a body of work, and we need to start thinking...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

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Roku TV will stream video without set-top box Eschewing the box, Roku partners with Chinese firms to make Roku TV set LAS VEGAS (AP) — Roku Inc. is launching a line of TVs that play video from services like Netflix without requiring a set-top box....

Jan 6 2014, 10:26am CST

Ed Tech And Activism Are Reinventing Education On 30 Under 30

Ed Tech And Activism Are Reinventing Education On 30 Under 30 This is the era of the edu-preneur, when being a K-12 or higher ed  professional can mean anything from cofounding a start-up with excess of $50 million in funding or launching a venture that uses the Kickstarter model...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

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Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity Build it and they will come. I sense that this may be a guiding principal to digital health. Build a sexy device or a cool app and the democratization of healthcare will magically appear.   And while it might sometimes...

Jan 2 2014, 1:21pm CST

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software The biggest thing that I noticed in 2013 was the amount of energy in small hardware startups. Even without a really robust infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT), the same kinds of developers who have been...

Jan 1 2014, 10:16am CST