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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What?

Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What? Comparisons between Monolith and Warner Bros.’ upcoming open-world fantasy game Shadow of Mordor and Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise have sprung up recently. “Seriously, can someone tell me how Assassin’s...

Jan 25 2014, 5:44am CST

David Beckham to be Nude in H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad

David Beckham to be Nude in H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad H&M will have fans vote on whether David Beckham will be naked or covered in H&M Super Bowl 2014 ad starting Monday. I already know the result. Watch below the teaser for the voting.

Jan 24 2014, 9:55am 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

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC)

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC) The moment I laid eyes on indie developer Stoic’s The Banner Saga, I wanted to love everything about it. The art-style is simply jaw-dropping, calling to mind classic Disney—Sword in the Stone comes to mind—and other...

Jan 16 2014, 11:26pm CST

Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE In-Ear Headphone Review: Solid, Comfortable, And Inexpensive

Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE In-Ear Headphone Review: Solid, Comfortable, And Inexpensive The Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE are smaller than the last Beyerdynamic headphone I reviewed. A lot smaller, since those were big open-back over-ears. Perhaps best known for those big over-ears, and on-ear, headphones, the DX...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters @giorodriguez  The New Year’s Day hype is deserved, but for reasons that may not yet be visible Funny thing about us humans: we are vulnerable to stories that are framed simplistically. A story with a clear arc — and a...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Entrepreneurs Should Check Out This Gathering

Entrepreneurs Should Check Out This Gathering I recommend that entrepreneurs – regardless of where they live – check out the New York Tech Meetup (NYTM). This monthly mini-conference – which sells out in minutes – fills an 860-seat auditorium and a secondary...

Jan 14 2014, 9:06am CST

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi-media contributions to PBS and CBS among others.  Last week, Pogue launched Yahoo Tech at...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

CES 2015 News
An Inside Explanation Of Why Third Parties Have Left The Wii U

An Inside Explanation Of Why Third Parties Have Left The Wii U While it’s Saturday, and there isn’t much news in the video game world, I absolutely must point you to a fantastic read over at Eurogamer. Their piece, “The Secret Developers: Wii U – The Inside Story,” is written by an...

Jan 11 2014, 10:31am CST

Amazon Tested Kindle Kiosk Vending Machines

Amazon Tested Kindle Kiosk Vending Machines Amazon has decided to use vending machines to test its range of Kindle products in the outer world. The Kindle Kiosk, as it is called, may just be the thing the geeks need to get out of their comfort zone.

Jan 10 2014, 12:10pm CST

Google And Intel, Welcome To The New American Conglomerate

Google And Intel, Welcome To The New American Conglomerate Announcements from Google and Intel in the first week of 2014 confirm a trend that was already pretty solid but overlooked in 2013. The American Conglomerate is back (transparency note – I own a few shares in Intel). It...

Jan 10 2014, 9:41am CST

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO With more than 20,000 new products expected and 300 presentations delivered at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, putting together a definitive list of noteworthy products, trends and happenings is no...

Jan 9 2014, 5:56am CST

Lifelogging: A Step Up For Connected Devices?

Lifelogging: A Step Up For Connected Devices? As expected, much of the news coming out of the Consumer and Electronics (CES) show in Las Vegas is about wearable tech. LG jumped into the wearable tech arena with its own health tracker, a device that rolls around the...

Jan 7 2014, 5:36pm CST

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More Tax season opens in 26 days. And here’s my big prediction: a lot of taxpayers will be taken by surprise. Despite all of those “no new taxes” type promises, tax bills are expected to edge higher for a number of taxpayers...

Jan 5 2014, 6:31pm CST

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013 Plenty of controversy hounded the video game industry in 2013, though I’m not sure any of it was quite as hot-blooded as the controversies we saw the year prior. (I’m looking at you BioWare.) Still, there were some...

Jan 3 2014, 4:36pm CST

I4U news

9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you. 1. Government versus The Internet...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014?

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014? @giorodriguez  Maybe.  Keep an eye on Lance Rios, parallel entrepreneur, and first to be profiled in the new blog series, “150 Puerto Ricans” Several months ago in this column, I had a announced a series of profiles...

Jan 1 2014, 4:46pm CST

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You Thanks in part to Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA snooping, privacy was a dominant theme in 2013 and will continue to be in 2014. To me, there are three major sources of risk when it comes to privacy: corporations,...

Dec 31 2013, 4:41pm CST

Rocket Internet's Asian Adventures

Rocket Internet's Asian Adventures Entering with fashion site Zalora in the Philippines in late 2011, Germany’s Rocket Internet has since been hatching dozens of copycat e-commerce sites in Southeast Asia and the general vicinity–and quickly shutting...

Dec 31 2013, 3:41pm CST

8 Simple Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself In The New Year

8 Simple Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself In The New Year We all want to be happier and healthier in the New Year, but getting there can be a bit elusive (or totally daunting). Here are a few simple (and science-backed) ways to be kinder to yourself and others in 2014. It...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

I4U news

Bubbles, Banks And Bitcoin We are used to money being created by the state. Or rather, we are used to money being created by banks on behalf of the state. The state has no direct control over the quantity of money created by the private sector on...

Dec 30 2013, 12:31pm CST

New York Times Attacks Expert Who Opposes `Speculation' Lawsuits

New York Times Attacks Expert Who Opposes `Speculation' Lawsuits The New York Times had an expose Friday about academics who — stop the presses! — supplement their university salaries by doing consulting work on the side. The problems with this story by reporter David Kocieniewski...

Dec 30 2013, 12:31pm CST

Dead and Buried? Here's What's Really Happening With Facebook Demographics

Dead and Buried? Here's What's Really Happening With Facebook Demographics Over the weekend Facebook was declared dead and buried among teens, but something far more interesting is going on with the site, even as its mojo is weakening among mobile-first teenagers. Evidence of the demise of...

Dec 30 2013, 5:41am CST

Ex-Romney Digital Director On The Future Of Digital Campaigning

Ex-Romney Digital Director On The Future Of Digital Campaigning As the Obama camp celebrated its victory over Mitt Romney last November, the campaign’s digital side received an outsized share of praise. To some, the 2012 election was the birth of a new form of campaigning, where...

Dec 29 2013, 10:06pm 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 busy one. People from dozens of nations, as well as private industry, continued to explore...

Dec 26 2013, 12:51pm CST

Ferocious, Weak And Crazy: The North Korean Strategy

Ferocious, Weak And Crazy: The North Korean Strategy Editor’s Note: The following Geopolitical Weekly originally ran in January 2013. We repost it as recent turmoil in North Korea returns it to the spotlight. By George Friedman North Korea’s state-run media reported...

Dec 24 2013, 11:36am CST

Cloud Goes Construction - Real World Examples And The Aconex Value Prop

Cloud Goes Construction - Real World Examples And The Aconex Value Prop Every now and then I come across an interesting company that is trying to transform the way a traditional industry works through the use of technology. In the IT industry we’re told on a daily basis about technology...

Dec 23 2013, 12:56pm CST

How Phil Robertson's PR Team Let Him Down

How Phil Robertson's PR Team Let Him Down In all the flurry of news about Duck Dynasty’s current PR debacle I learned an important piece of information from a most unlikely source: TMZ. In one of a plethora of posts about the fallout to Phil Robertson’s now...

Dec 22 2013, 5:31pm CST

The Best Angling Writing Of 2013

The Best Angling Writing Of 2013 Sometime in the early 1990s, when I was still a wee lad—a fly fishing-addicted wee lad, mind you—I started to devour stories about fishing. I happened to do so at exactly the right time. Those were the years when the...

Dec 20 2013, 1:55pm CST

Beyonce Brings Prog-Pop To The Masses

Beyonce Brings Prog-Pop To The Masses When media outlets scrambled to contextualize Beyonce’s surprise album release, several publications (Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.com are a two of them) were quick to mention the antics of Radiohead. It’s a wise...

Dec 20 2013, 10:26am CST

Top Gun Female Character was Inspired by Christine Fox

Top Gun Inspiration Christine Fox is Now Highest Ranking Female The female protagonist of the movie Top Gun was inspired by Christine Fox. The female character “Kelly McGillis” in the film Top Gun is based upon the newly-appointed Deputy Defense Secretary.

Dec 5 2013, 6:04am CST

Computer program secretely mines Bitcoins

Computer program secretly mines Bitcoins A potentially unwanted program (PUP) is found to be secretly mining Bitcoins.

Dec 3 2013, 2:37am CST

Shoppers likely to spend 50 percent of their holiday budget on Thanksgiving weekend

Shoppers likely to spend 50 percent of their holiday budget on Thanksgiving weekend The shopping trend is changing fast. What could be the trend last year may not be the same this year. A new research from the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research predicts that more than 60 percent of consumers...

Nov 22 2013, 8:29am CST

Stephen Hawking Finds Physics 'More Interesting' Without Higgs Boson

Stephen Hawking Finds Physics 'More Interesting' Without Higgs Boson The genius physicist, Stephen Hawking declared that the science of physics would have been in a better-off state without the discovery of the Higgs boson particle. According to the wheelchair-bound visionary, the field would have been a more interesting deal without the discovery which put things in perspective.

Nov 20 2013, 3:28am CST

Wii U versus Wii - Time for an Upgrade?

Wii U versus Wii - Time for an Upgrade? The Wii U is here and the supply situation is starting to ease. See below some thoughts on why you should consider upgrading.

Dec 7 2012, 1:37pm CST