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Dozens More Companies Sign Up for Apple Pay

Super Bowl 2015 Could be Canceled

Super Bowl 2015 Could be Canceled [Update]

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

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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iPad mini Retina To Be featured in Apple Super Bowl Ad?

iPad mini Retina To Be featured in Apple Super Bowl Ad? Apple is rumored to air a Super Bowl ad this year to mark the 30th anniversary of their legendary 1984 Super Bowl ad that introduced the Mac. What product would Apple promote in a new Super Bowl ad? Last weekend Apple released an epic iPad Air commercial. It is already the second ad for the flagship iPad. Why is the new iPad mini Retina not getting an ad?

Jan 29 2014, 2:57pm CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are  Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV)  Riverbed...

Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST

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

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know At the turn of the 20th century, most people lived as they had in the middle ages.  Almost half of the US population was employed in agriculture.  Life expectancy was less than 50 years. Indoor plumbing was...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557

Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557 Barring a weather event of epic proportions (more on that in a bit), Super Bowl XLVIII will be played a week from today at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. By now, the hype—whether it’s the Seahawks’ Richard Sherman, or...

Jan 27 2014, 2:06am CST

Xirrus Lets Las Vegas Sands Charge WiFi Premium

Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...

Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System Apple is planning to create an enhanced mobile payment service, which is expected to compete with major payment services, including Paypal, very strongly

Jan 25 2014, 12:29pm CST

Apple on its way to enter the “phablet” category with one of its two new iPhone

Apple on its way to enter the “phablet” category Apple to enter phablet category by introducing large screen iPhone!

Jan 25 2014, 11:17am CST

CES 2015 News
Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route

Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...

Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing The modern world can be a dehumanizing place.  Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes.  We’re more often“handled” than serviced...

Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST

2014 Subaru Forester is the Top Trendsetter

2014 Subaru Forester is the Top Trendsetter The 2014 Subaru Forester is the top trendsetter this year. It fulfills all the criteria to grab the highest spot in the capacity of a classy SUV for 2014.

Jan 24 2014, 11:54pm CST

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console The Xbox One and PS4 could bet getting company. Recent reports indicate that a new Apple TV is well into testing, and might arrive soon. Both 9t05 Mac and iLounge cite insider sources telling them that a revamped set-...

Jan 24 2014, 6:51pm 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 are under pressure. Once mighty retailers like Sears Holdings and Barnes & Noble (...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am CST

'Slow, Painful Death' For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s why we have Michael Pachter. The Wedbush securities analyst has a reputation for frank talk...

Jan 24 2014, 9:00am 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 dark web drug market didn’t disappear. It splintered into smaller markets. And now a new site...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attached to ponderous nineteenth century steam-powered wagons. But modern flywheels are all about...

Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST

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

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

Windows Phone is in Danger

Windows Phone is in Danger Everyone was expecting Nokia’s smartphones sale in Q4 2013 to go up, with estimates that it would break 10 million units. Instead they sold 8.2 million Lumia handsets, a sequential drop on the Q3 sales of...

Jan 24 2014, 7:30am 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

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

H&M Lets Fans Undress David Beckham In H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad

H&M Lets Fans Undress David Beckham In H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad This year’s star-powered Super Bowl just got even sexier with the announcement that global soccer icon David Beckham is teaming up again with Swedish clothing manufacture H...

Jan 24 2014, 4:33am CST

Apple to Launch Bigger iPhones in Second Half of Year

Apple to Launch Bigger iPhones in Second Half of Year Apple is all set to make some radical changes in its upcoming iPhones that will come in second half of this year. The major shift will be in dimensions as screen size can be as large as 5-inches. And as for the iPhone 5C, it is to be scrapped soon.

Jan 24 2014, 2:32am CST

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites

Entreprenuer Just Made A $1.9 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites Part of being a sports fan is the risk you sign on for every year and every game, putting your emotion on the line for a bunch of grown men who generally make more money than you.  John Chen, however, has taken...

Jan 24 2014, 2:14am CST

Jeep Super Bowl 2014 Ad is Likely

Jeep Super Bowl 2014 Ad is Likely Chrysler still manages to do something that just about no other brand can claim in the run-up to the Super Bowl each year: keep everyone guessing what the company will do with its Big Game advertising. This year a...

Jan 24 2014, 1:44am CST

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013 As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, a tool that I have used almost every day of my professional life for almost that entire span. I feel particularly inscribed in the Macintosh...

Jan 24 2014, 1:08am CST

GoPro unveils camera kit aimed at the musically inclined rather than daredevils

GoPro unveils camera kit aimed at the musically inclined rather than daredevils Aimed at musicians rather than racers

Jan 23 2014, 12:35pm 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 Glass personally.  I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The company’s mobile money initiative is its latest “innovation” and is a great example of T-Mobile...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft? Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8 M in the previous quarter. It’s a massive miss considering the strong sequential volume...

Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies?

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies? Having spent the week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it would appear that fitness & sport tech has started to reach mainstream prominence.  In a way it has, in others it hasn’t.  It...

Jan 23 2014, 7:10am 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

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B PC maker Lenovo Group buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion BEIJING (AP) — China's Lenovo Group is buying part of IBM's server business for $2.3 billion, adding to a product line-up dominated by personal...

Jan 23 2014, 4:01am CST

AARP Chooses Jack Ryan for Grownups

AARP Chooses Jack Ryan for Grownups The association for adults that love movies has chosen Jack Ryan as a movie which is fit for grownups. This is the first time the AARP has made an announcement regarding a film made for mature audiences.

Jan 23 2014, 3:44am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last three days of trading even as other phone makers and the rest of the market remain flat....

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST