Messages


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...

Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST

Pope Francis Talks Internet

Pope Francis Talks Internet

“The internet …,” writes Pope Francis today, “offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something trul...

Jan 24 2014, 6:30am 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 reac...

Jan 24 2014, 6:00am 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 journal...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and other...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

Between is an App for Lovers

Between is an App for Lovers

App Watch: Will you be my Between? App creates private space for you and your special person SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If ever...

Jan 23 2014, 2:27am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Advertising has become an increasingly important revenue source for the multi-billion-dollar app economy, as consumers become l...

Jan 22 2014, 7:11am CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business

Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they shoul...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

I4U news

Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to p...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

I4U news

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...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST

I4U news

NSA Dishfire program harvested 200 million text messages daily claims report

NSA says activity was focused on valid threats...

Jan 17 2014, 9:33am CST

I4U news

Communicating Disasters

No stats.  Just a hunch.  Disasters are increasing.  Whether floods, terrorism, tsunamis, plants collapsing, fires, oil spills...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne

Retailers have known for the longest time that selling more products to an existing customer is generally easier than convertin...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm 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...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

BitTorrent Creator's New Software DissidentX Hides Secrets In Plain Sight

BitTorrent Creator's New Software DissidentX Hides Secrets In Plain Sight

Encryption tools help people keep secrets. Bram Cohen has a more subtle ambition: he wants to help people keep secret the act o...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

I4U news

Where Will All The SMS Messages Go When Texting Dies?

The humble text message is not disappearing overnight, but less SMSs will be sent in 2014 than in 2013. People are communicatin...

Jan 14 2014, 7:36pm CST

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out.

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out.

Google’s growing portfolio of sentient devices filled with sensors collecting information about the world includes its search e...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

I4U news

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 fro...

Jan 14 2014, 9:26am CST

FiLIP Is The Smartphone For Kids Too Young To Have A Smartphone

FiLIP Is The Smartphone For Kids Too Young To Have A Smartphone

Sometime around the middle of last year I first heard of the FiLIP. The device is billed as a wearable smart locator and phone...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm 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 happen...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

The Coming Patentocalpyse

The Coming Patentocalpyse

At 7:30 pm on December last year, when New York City was getting ready to celebrate the end of 2013, Anthony Hayes was driving...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Toq Smart watch from Qualcomm

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Toq Smart watch from Qualcomm

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Toq Smart watch from Qualcomm...

Jan 10 2014, 10:20am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Frame smart watch from MetaWatch

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Frame smart watch from MetaWatch

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Frame smart watch from MetaWatch...

Jan 10 2014, 10:13am 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 es...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: SONOSTAR Smart watch from Dennco Brands

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: SONOSTAR Smart watch from Dennco Brands

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: SONOSTAR Smart watch from Dennco Brands...

Jan 10 2014, 9:30am CST

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013

While the year 2013 might already be starting to feel like a distant memory, it certainly gave us some exciting startup compani...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

I4U news

IBM's New 'Presence Zones' Help Retailers Transform In-Store Experience

At the National Retail Federation event next week, IBM will showcase a new technology that merges in-store, online, and mobile...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

I4U news

Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function

Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ga...

Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm CST

I4U news

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: One-To-One Marketing Is Almost Here, Finally

Twitter’s ad business will help usher in a long-awaited era of one-to-one marketing, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said during a bri...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War

Sprint New 'Framily' Plan: Ugly Name, But A Beautiful Entrant Into The Mobile Price War

Pity poor Sprint. With the AT&T-T-Mobile war garnering all the headlines, the number three mobile carrier has had a tough t...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

I4U news

Gadget Watch: Nabu smart wristband from game maker

Gadget Watch: Game machine and accessory maker Razer launches Nabu smart wristband LAS VEGAS (AP) — Razer Inc., w...

Jan 8 2014, 2:21am 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 c...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

I4U news

Yahoo mines recent acquisitions to boost revenue

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround plan taps into recent acquisitions of technology, talent SAN FRANCISCO (AP)...

Jan 7 2014, 6:46pm CST

I4U news

Twitter founder unveils search app tied to photos

Twitter founder Biz Stone seeks to help people find answers with photo-driven 'Jelly' app SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tw...

Jan 7 2014, 4:36pm CST