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Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 billon over the past week) bringing his total to $3.6 billion and published a seven page...

Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac “Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT.”

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am 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 billionaire Carl Icahn has tossed another bushel of Apple stock into his investment portfolio...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am CST

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected “It’s been a good year for Netflix,” wrote CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells in a letter to shareholders. “People around the world want what we offer: consumer-in-control Internet television.” Today, this seems to...

Jan 23 2014, 2:47am 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

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

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 cleantech industry. Climate Progress dismissed it as a “hit job.” Cleantechnica called the...

Jan 22 2014, 3:33am CST

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song The anti-whaling movement failed and failed, until it didn’t.  The movement took off when, in the late nineteen-sixties, scientists and others began to identify and record whale songs.  Hearing those ethereal noises,...

Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST

CES 2015 News
Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...

Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST

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Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge.  It’s not a pretty story.  Bad enough when it appeared that through some means, hackers had gotten data all the way from...

Jan 17 2014, 1:51pm CST

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking the NSA’s secrets, President Obama has agreed that the way America spies needs to change. But when it comes to the degree of that change, the White House has a long way to...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses

Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses If you forget your Facebook profile name, you can enter your name, email or phone number into a page called Find Your Account to find your Facebook profile and some alternative email addresses, which are partially...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street After a Reuters report last month claimed the NSA paid security company RSA $10 million for a backdoor into their encryption technology, it was inevitable: speakers slated to speak at the company’s looming security...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

Apple agrees to refund app store purchases totaling $32.5 million

Apple agrees to refund app store purchases totaling $32.5 million Instead of fighting what could be a long and tiresome legal battle against the Federal Trade Commission, Apple raised the white flag and agreed to refund unauthorized app purchases.

Jan 15 2014, 9:20pm CST

Johnson & Johnson Faces Uphill Battle At FDA Advisory Panel

Johnson & Johnson Faces Uphill Battle At FDA Advisory Panel The third time may not be the charm. Twice before the FDA has turned down the supplemental new drug application for an acute coronary syndrome indication for Johnson & Johnson’s Xarelto (rivaroxaban). On Thursday...

Jan 14 2014, 2:16pm CST

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Charter to bid below $135 a share for TW Cable Charter in pursuit of Time Warner Cable, willing to make cash-and-stock offer of up to $38B NEW YORK (AP) — Cable TV operator Charter Communications wants to buy the much larger Time Warner Cable in a cash...

Jan 13 2014, 4:41pm CST

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future In solar, bankability is the ultimate four-letter word. Getting final bank approval is one of the most arduous, and needlessly expensive, processes in putting together commercial or utility solar power plants....

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable Leaders that strive to be significant seek to create the greatest impact and influence.   These are the types of leaders that we value the most; inspired by their courage and resiliency, we seek to emulate them. They...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

Jacqueline Bisset Acts Weirdly at the Golden Globes

Jacqueline Bisset Acts Weirdly at the Golden Globes 2014 The lady who once appeared in the famous movie “Bullit” acted weirdly on stage at the Golden Globes 2014. Her speech was awkwardly delivered and on the whole her behavior was absolutely eccentric.

Jan 13 2014, 7:11am CST

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Massive Target breach could have lasting effects Target says millions more customers than previously disclosed affected by data breach NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Target's pre-Christmas security breach is likely to affect the company's sales and profits...

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year?

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year? No. It’s a simple two-letter word that can be so difficult to say, particularly when it comes to business. That’s because so many have built their success by saying yes to whatever opportunities came their way and...

Jan 10 2014, 2:11pm CST

What Every Leader Must Know About Personal Development

What Every Leader Must Know About Personal Development Man is a mystery. If you spend your entire life trying to puzzle it out do not say that you’ve wasted your time. I occupy myself with this mystery because I want to be a man. - Fyodor Dostoevsky Columbia Business School...

Jan 10 2014, 12:41pm CST

Is Intel The Next Apple?

Is Intel The Next Apple? They had me at the Iron Man reference. Intel stole the show at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show [Sizemore Capital is long INTC], introducing a “smart bowl” that will wirelessly charge your phone and other gadgets,...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26pm CST

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What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

Talent Ain't Enough: Why It's Better To Be Miley Than Mozart

Talent Ain't Enough: Why It's Better To Be Miley Than Mozart “He [Mozart] is too trusting, too inactive, too easy to catch, too little intent on the means that may lead to fortune. To make an impression here one has to be artful, enterprising, daring. To make his fortune I wish...

Jan 9 2014, 2:46pm CST

Dish Network gives up on LightSquared purchase

Dish Network gives up on LightSquared purchase Dish steps away form purchase

Jan 9 2014, 12:25pm CST

O.J. Simpson Begged Pardon

O.J. Simpson Begged for a Pardon O.J. Simpson is reportedly suffering from brain cancer. And the imprisoned NFL legend has begged President Obama for a pardon.

Jan 8 2014, 5:03am CST

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses By Richard N. Frasch and Charlotte Zhanghaixia Westfall Horace Greeley, the famous early American newspaper editor and founder of the New York Tribune in the mid-1800s, famously responded to the question of how to...

Jan 6 2014, 1:16pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

How To Get The References You Need To Land The Job You Want

How To Get The References You Need To Land The Job You Want How To Get the References You Need For the Job You Really Want What others say about you is often far more important than what you say about yourself. And that’s especially true for job seekers. “Prospective employers...

Jan 6 2014, 10:36am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, who oversees a revenue-less app that makes photos disappear, with an invitation, delivered...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

I4U news

It's Time To Change Your Passwords And Here's How The first of the year is a good time for many things, one of which is changing passwords. Most people hate the idea of changing passwords, but it is a necessary evil. The proliferation of key loggers, phishing sites,...

Jan 5 2014, 10:01pm CST

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Liberty Media bids for full ownership of Sirius XM Liberty Media seeks to devour all of Sirius XM in deal valuing satellite radio service at $23B ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Liberty Media is trying to devour all of Sirius XM in a deal that would value the...

Jan 3 2014, 6:06pm CST

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013 2013 saw more than its fair share of major storylines, everything from the gravity-defying performance of the equity markets to the never-ending Affordable Care Act saga to Tiger Woods’ golf and love life comeback to...

Jan 1 2014, 7:26pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

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Apple's E-Book Monitor In Bureaucratic Court Fight Over Tim Cook And Al Gore Interviews I will admit to finding this little story quite amusing. As we all know after Apple was found guilty of conspiring with the major publishers over the price of e-books the court insisted that there should be a monitor to...

Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists It’s the eleventh day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have just...

Dec 29 2013, 9:36pm CST

How Secure Are Your Medical Records?

How Secure Are Your Medical Records? 10 Incredibly Simple Things You Can Do To Protect Your Privacy There are many moments when I’m grateful for the ways technology has enabled me to me take charge of my health. When I email my doctor to ask a question,...

Dec 27 2013, 4:36pm CST

'Man Of Steel', 'Elysium', And The "Worst" Films Of 2013

'Man Of Steel', 'Elysium', And The "Worst" Films Of 2013 Obviously “worst” is a subjective standard, so perhaps in the name of uber-accuracy this should be considered a rundown of my “least favorite” films of 2013. Beyond that, this is pretty self-explanatory. The picks are...

Dec 26 2013, 8:21am CST