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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

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

'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

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

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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

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014 A photograph of twin toilets in a washroom stall at the Sochi Olympics 2014 is doing the rounds of cyberspace. It has raised the issue of Russia’s corruption and thoughtlessness regarding the funds set aside for the Olympics.

Jan 23 2014, 5:12am CST

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal “Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response to that complaint is by the great energy commentator Robert Bryce, who says: “Actually, I...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods When you watch the developer diary for Skywind, the fan-led effort to mod The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind into the more modern Skyrim Engine, you start to realize something: this is no ordinary mod. It’s built out on a...

Jan 22 2014, 8:21am CST

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy An Amish family with a Leukemia-afflicted daughter went into hiding to avoid the long arm of the law. Their daughter was being given chemo treatment against their will. The decision to forgo the allopathic treatment has stirred up a lot of controversy. The whole question revolves around the jurisdiction and scope of the law in private matters.

Jan 22 2014, 6:37am CST

Ad Execs Weigh In: What Marissa Mayer Must Do To Win Us Over

Ad Execs Tell What Marissa Mayer Must Do To Get Their Ad Dollars Forbes asked Ad Execs to give Yahoo's Marissa Mayer advice.

Jan 20 2014, 8:25am CST

Google Chrome's Little Fix Is A Big Deal

Google Chrome's Little Fix Is A Big Deal Yes! Finally! After years of my huffing and puffing about the inability for browsers to deal with the issue of “phantom audio” (that is: “Which of my dozen browser tabs that sound coming from?”), Google Chrome finally...

Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contamination crisis, California hosts a grave water emergency. Gov. Jerry Brown delivered the  ...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt? The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that was high on rhetoric but short on details (which will be made clear in sixty days),...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

Facebook and NBC Look Towards A Social Winter Olympics, Just Don't Mention The Tape Delay Or #NBCfail

Facebook and NBC Look Towards A Social Winter Olympics, Just Don't Mention The Tape Delay Or #NBCfail NBC and Facebook have announced a content sharing deal for coverage around this year’s Winter Olympics from Sochi in Russia. It continues Facebook’s ‘social’ relationship with the Olympics via NBC, which was solidified...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success For years, warehouse management system (WMS) suppliers have been introducing “template” solutions. These template solutions are either industry specific or are based upon getting a simpler warehousing solution up...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies? World leaders are about to gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss how to feed the global energy appetite with the cleanest fuels and the most modern tools. Questions are bound to crop up involving whether to use more advanced...

Jan 17 2014, 5:41am 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 converting a new customer. This was a fact hundreds of years ago in the village market days and it’s...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014 The Wild West has become a popular metaphor for the unregulated Bitcoin market. Like in old cowboy films, the world of Bitcoin has not only miners and modern a gold rush, but the requisite intrigue, volatility and power...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm 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 of keeping secrets. For the last year Cohen, who created the breakthrough file-sharing...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

I4U news

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

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media Do your kids need to disconnect? Are video games and the proliferation of mobile devices making us expect constant stimulation? Are we raising a generation of kids that believe they are entitled to be entertained at...

Jan 15 2014, 6:31am CST

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding FarmLogs is a farm management software startup that builds tools for helping farmers increase their productivity and efficiency. FarmLogs participated in the Y Combinator startup accelerator program in the winter of...

Jan 15 2014, 6:11am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: SATC Lipstick 2.1 USB Car Charger from TTAF ELEKTRONIK SAN. VE TIC. LTD. STI

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: SATC Lipstick 2.1 USB Car Charger from TTAF ELEKTRONIK SAN. VE TIC. LTD. STI CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: SATC Lipstick 2.1 USB Car Charger from TTAF ELEKTRONIK SAN. VE TIC. LTD. STI

Jan 15 2014, 12:10am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Envoy Pro Ex Portable External Storage Solution from Other World Computing

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Envoy Pro Ex Portable External Storage Solution from Other World Computing CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Envoy Pro Ex Portable External Storage Solution from Other World Computing

Jan 14 2014, 1:00pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Elitepad from Hewlett-Packard Co

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Elitepad from Hewlett-Packard Co CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Elitepad from Hewlett-Packard Co

Jan 14 2014, 12:10pm CST

Charity Begins At 50? Codswallop!

Charity Begins At 50? Codswallop! Before he died this past December, hedge fund manager and philanthropist Robert W. Wilson had done many notable things. In the ‘70s, he’d survived what Forbes called “the most catastrophic short play in modern times” to...

Jan 14 2014, 10:06am CST

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech Britain’s Coalition government has been desperate to be seen as on the cutting edge of technology since the beginning of its term. It is bizarre, then, that it pressured some of the country’s biggest internet providers...

Jan 13 2014, 11:41am CST

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy Imagine if Tim Cook fired up the production lines and started churning out the Apple II instead of the latest Macbook Pro. The world would think he had gone barking mad. After all, what company in its right mind would...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses Steakhouses are sprucing up their menus.  No longer is it acceptable just to have dry or wet aged beef.  Guests are demanding, and receiving, sustainably raised, grass-fed products prepared with upscale techniques like...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST