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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

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh. More accurately, The Great Magician took it out of a bag and let it talk...

Jan 24 2014, 8:48am CST

Satechi unveils smart TV box for streaming content

Satechi unveils smart TV box for streaming content

Set top box runs Android 2.2...

Jan 23 2014, 1:08pm 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 I...

Jan 23 2014, 4:01am 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

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi?

With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will ne...

Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this month, BMW and ChargePoint –who has developed the nation’s largest electric veh...

Jan 22 2014, 8:02am CST

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia ha...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST

Davos Dispatch: Tech Titans On Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform

Tech Titans Talk Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform in Davos

Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the digital lands...

Jan 22 2014, 4:12am CST

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

Ever wonder how certain people become social media superstars? How average, everyday people – not your typical celebrity – amas...

Jan 22 2014, 1:51am CST

Should Microsoft Acquire Yahoo For $53 Billion?

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion?

The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack

Following this week’s announcement that Google has agreed to purchase connected home device maker Nest for $3.2 billion there h...

Jan 18 2014, 11:16am CST

I4U news

Venture investments, number of deals up in 4Q

Venture investments, number of deals grew in the 4th quarter NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startups increased...

Jan 17 2014, 11:21am CST

The Feds Are Ready To Sell $25 Million of Bitcoin Seized From The Silk Road

The Feds Are Ready To Sell $25 Million of Bitcoin Seized From The Silk Road

One of the bigger wallets on the Bitcoin blockchain is going to be emptied in the near future. Back in October, when the feds t...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable

Google announced today that it will distribute working demos its Dart app framework through Runnable, the Palo Alto startup tha...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job

BOLD Is A Book That Will Give You The Tools To Land That Dream Job

I met Melanie Feldman in December 2012 when she was compiling stories for BOLD: Get Noticed and Get Hired. Partly inspired by a...

Jan 16 2014, 10:06am CST

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission

Is LinkedIn tip-toeing into the world of volunteer service — or could it touch off  a bigger stampede than people realize? Afte...

Jan 16 2014, 8:46am CST

Year Of The Internet of Things

Year Of The Internet of Things

“Internet of Things –” the theme of last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and yesterday’s announcement from Google...

Jan 14 2014, 4:16pm CST

I4U news

IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand?

CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignme...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

I4U news

The CEO Question: Where Is My Company Going?

In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am 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-c...

Jan 14 2014, 9:06am CST

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling

With all the negativity and skepticism swirling around the SEC’s recent proposition to liberalize the laws of equity crowdfundi...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

I4U news

5 Goals I'm Setting For My Business In 2014

We’re all guilty of it. We set our resolutions on the 31st of December, jazzed to make progress in our personal and professiona...

Jan 10 2014, 11:51am 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

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

How Networking Can Become Your Competitive Advantage

How Networking Can Become Your Competitive Advantage

By Dorie Clark Would you like to add Richard Branson to your network? How about Larry Page, or Sheryl Sandberg, or Marc Andrees...

Jan 9 2014, 12:46pm CST

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work Downtime is a rare in most workplaces — but there’s a good chance you’ll experience a sl...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

The intensity of competition in an industry is neither a matter of coincidence nor bad luck Michael Porter, Competitive Strate...

Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most

Providing choices like “the opportunity for full-time employment,” “good references,” “competitive compensation,” “networking o...

Jan 8 2014, 11:51am CST

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day

If you feel like you’re consistently finding there’s more ‘work’ than there is ‘day’, you’re not alone. Too many of us get caug...

Jan 8 2014, 11:21am CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Pro...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

By Jane Ho China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon In...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

Candace Cameron Bure Wants to be a Hooker

Candace Cameron Bure Wants to be a Hooker

Candace Cameron Bure has expatiated at length on her faith-based family life which is very strong and secure. She has always ho...

Jan 8 2014, 9:00am CST

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

“The greatest form of philanthropy is an investment in an entrepreneur” I first heard of Tiger 21 during a conversation with M...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51am 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

What To Wear: International CES Conference

What To Wear: International CES Conference

Tap into the newest technologies at International CES in Las Vegas beginning January 7th to 10th with more than 152,000 attende...

Jan 7 2014, 1:26pm CST

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

What if you invented a revolutionary product that replaced narcotics to alleviate pain, but you fumbled the public relations (P...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

Tech Exec Aneel Bhusri Becomes A Billionaire As Workday Shares Soar

Tech Exec Aneel Bhusri Becomes A Billionaire As Workday Shares Soar

Aneel Bhusri wears many hats. A Silicon Valley veteran, he’s been a partner at venture capital firm Greylock Partners for the l...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST