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Apps for Saving Money

Apps for Saving Money

Happy New Year! 2014 has the potential to be a great year, especially if you aren’t stressed about money.  Fortunately, with co...

Dec 31 2013, 7:51pm CST

What The Secondary Ticket Market Tells Us About How Long Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden Run Will Last

What The Secondary Ticket Market Tells Us About How Long Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden Run Will Last

When Billy Joel announced his open-ended residency at Madison Square Garden, it was an unprecedented arrangement that effective...

Dec 31 2013, 11:16am CST

Did Santa Bring You Anything For BYOD?

Did Santa Bring You Anything For BYOD?

Your employees are heading back to work from their holiday hiatus in the next few days. Based on the amount of smartphone and t...

Dec 31 2013, 9:46am CST

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Netflix tests new price tiers for video service

Netflix tests cheaper, pricier plans for video service offering fewer or more streams Netflix is testing new pric...

Dec 31 2013, 9:26am CST

Doug Richard Of Dragon's Den On Hong Kong's Startup Scene

Doug Richard Of Dragon's Den On Hong Kong's Startup Scene

Doug Richard rose to fame as an investor or “dragon” on the hit BBC TV program Dragon’s Den, the British equivalent of Shark Ta...

Dec 31 2013, 8:56am CST

The Most Science Fictional News Stories Of 2013 In Pictures

The Most Science Fictional News Stories Of 2013 In Pictures

In his 2005 novel Accelerando, science fiction author and futurist Charles Stross wrote a collection of stories about the accel...

Dec 30 2013, 8:11am CST

Outrageous, Ridiculous, Puzzling and Just Plain Dumb Things Spouted By The Technorati In 2013

Outrageous, Ridiculous, Puzzling and Just Plain Dumb Things Spouted By The Technorati In 2013

As the year draws to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on some of the less profound statements made in 2013 by technology...

Dec 30 2013, 2:31am 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 whi...

Dec 29 2013, 9:36pm CST

First Look At SketchFab: A Youtube For 3D Files

First Look At SketchFab: A Youtube For 3D Files

SketchFab is a web service to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models in real-time. Put simply, the site is part of a gr...

Dec 28 2013, 1:01pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

It’s the tenth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which...

Dec 27 2013, 7:56pm CST

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NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

NY judge concludes NSA phone surveillance is legal, rejecting ACLU effort to halt program NEW YORK (AP) — A feder...

Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST

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Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were obtained

Target says shoppers' encrypted PIN data was removed during data hack but says PINs are secure ATLANTA (AP) — Tar...

Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST

To Foster Your Creativity, Don't Learn To Code; Learn To Paint

To Foster Your Creativity, Don't Learn To Code; Learn To Paint

Earlier this month, Samuel Arbesman argued in Wired that the world needs more generalists, dabblers and polymaths. He notes (an...

Dec 27 2013, 1:36am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading

It’s the ninth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which...

Dec 26 2013, 2:11pm CST

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

It was nearly 50 years ago that Star Trek first dubbed space as “the final frontier.” Today, it’s still a frontier, but it’s a...

Dec 26 2013, 12:51pm CST

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks

Source: Bigcharts.com On December 5th, I published an update in which I showed an important resistance level at 16,000 that nee...

Dec 26 2013, 12:26am CST

What To Get The Discriminating CIO This Year

What To Get The Discriminating CIO This Year

What with overnight delivery, drones, 3-D printers, and after-Christmas sales, it’s almost never too late to write up a wish li...

Dec 24 2013, 9:26am CST

Steve Case: Why Entrepreneurs Will Rebuild The Economy

Steve Case: Why Entrepreneurs Will Rebuild The Economy

I recently spoke to Steve Case, who is best known as the Co-Founder of America Online (AOL), which he started in 1985. Case hel...

Dec 24 2013, 8:06am CST

Minimum Wage Hike will be Increased in 2016

Minimum Wage Hike Increased by WCC

The Washington City Council (WCC) will increase the minimum wage hike to $11.50 on an hourly basis in the year 2016. This decis...

Dec 24 2013, 5:03am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation

It’s the eighth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which...

Dec 23 2013, 9:01pm CST

Cinnabon Vodka Is A Dessert In A Shot

Cinnabon Vodka Is A Dessert In A Shot

“Please don’t do that.” Last month, Cinnabon President Kat Cole warned BuzzFeed that’s what she tells people who ask about eati...

Dec 23 2013, 4:31pm CST

The Best And Worst Sports Stocks Of 2013

The Best And Worst Sports Stocks Of 2013

The stock market has been on a tear this year with the S&P 500 up 27%, fueled in part by the Federal Reserve’s easy money p...

Dec 23 2013, 1:07pm CST

Tapering Is Just One Reason Gold Bugs Aren't Happy Right Now

Tapering Is Just One Reason Gold Bugs Aren't Happy Right Now

By Dee Gill For gold investors, the Federal Reserve’s decision Wednesday to taper its $85 billion-a-month bond buying program w...

Dec 23 2013, 12:46pm CST

Jeu De Paume Retrospective Shows How Erwin Blumenfeld Brought Avant-Garde Art To The Fashion Pages Of Vogue

Jeu De Paume Retrospective Shows How Erwin Blumenfeld Brought Avant-Garde Art To The Fashion Pages Of Vogue

In 1937, the photographer Erwin Blumenfeld coaxed Carmen Visconti out of her clothes to model for his camera. It wasn’t her fir...

Dec 23 2013, 12:46pm CST

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Tesla Torched The Shorts In 2013, While JC Penney Proved A Winner

This is a guest post by Karl Loomes, market analyst at Astec Analytics, part of SunGard. The views expressed are those of the a...

Dec 23 2013, 10:46am CST

McDonald's, Cisco Still Buys In Overvalued Market

McDonald's, Cisco Still Buys In Overvalued Market

Stocks are even more overvalued as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the Russell 2000 set new all-time intra-da...

Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST

Ford's handoff, the UAW's quest and Camry's ranking: 3 things to watch in 2014

Ford's handoff, the UAW's quest and Camry's ranking: 3 things to watch in 2014

Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally, on the job since September 2006, turned the automaker around from record losses and is credited wi...

Dec 23 2013, 8:16am CST

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Don't Be Fooled By Kathleen Sebelius's Healthcare.gov 'Progress' Report

This month, Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius trudged up to Capitol Hill for her second public grilling over the flaws with th...

Dec 23 2013, 7:56am CST

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Apple Inks 'Important' China Mobile Deal, Could Sell 17 Million iPhones In First Year

Apple, which has been negotiating with the world’s largest mobile carrier for years, finally talked its way to a deal, saying y...

Dec 23 2013, 1:56am CST

Apple reaches Finally Deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile

Apple reaches Finally Deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile

Apple reaches deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile, world's biggest phone carrier...

Dec 22 2013, 5:51pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Esophageal Cancer Action Network

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Esophageal Cancer Action Network

It’s the seventh day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations whic...

Dec 22 2013, 1:11pm CST

The Passive Smoking Issue Is A Rorschach Test For The Ability To Think Scientifically

The Passive Smoking Issue Is A Rorschach Test For The Ability To Think Scientifically

Word of the latest “study” only recapitulates the confusion surrounding the issue. Earlier this month the prestigious Journal o...

Dec 21 2013, 7:56pm CST

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Apple Loop: Cook Following Twitter's Costolo, Mac Pro Shortage, Heartwarming or Heartless Holiday Ad?

Keeping you in the loop on a few of the things that happened around Apple this week. Tweet. Apple CEO Tim Cook is certainly put...

Dec 21 2013, 4:36pm CST

Overstock.com Is Going To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com Is Going To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com has plans to become the first major U.S. retailer to accept bitcoin. In an interview with newsBTC, Overstock.com...

Dec 21 2013, 1:26pm CST

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The Top 10 Coolest Christmas Songs That You'd Actually Play in February

Most Christmas songs are like fruitcake. Something you endure in the spirit of the holidays, but you wouldn’t even consider ind...

Dec 21 2013, 10:46am CST

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News Corp. buys start-up Storyful for $25 million

Media company News Corp. buys social news agency Storyful for $25 million News Corp., the newspaper publisher and...

Dec 20 2013, 3:31pm CST

A.P. Poll Finds Falling Resistance To Marijuana Legalization

A.P. Poll Finds Falling Resistance To Marijuana Legalization

A new A.P. poll finds that the number of Americans who oppose marijuana legalization has fallen dramatically in the last few ye...

Dec 20 2013, 1:47pm CST

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The season's weirdest, wackiest tech gifts

Shopping for the techie who has everything? Check out these offbeat gift ideas NEW YORK (AP) — It's tough to shop...

Dec 20 2013, 11:36am CST

12 Days of Charitable Giving 2013: Feeding America

12 Days of Charitable Giving 2013: Feeding America

It’s the sixth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which...

Dec 20 2013, 11:26am CST

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At Least Two Moderators Of 'Silk Road 2.0' Drug Site Forums Arrested

The resurrection of the popular Silk Road drug website known as “Silk Road 2.0″ has been online for less than two months. But l...

Dec 20 2013, 10:06am CST