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Ford CEO to Replace Mulally is Mark Fields

Ford CEO: Mark Fields to Replace Alan Mulally

Ford Motors is going to replace its CEO Mulally after a long time with none other than Mark Fields. He is to lead the giant car...

Apr 22 2014, 11:00am CDT

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last...

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST

I4U news

Why Are Executives Jumping Ship At Barnes & Noble's Nook Unit?

In the past few months, three key senior executives have left Barnes & Noble’s Nook ebook and digital device division. Bill...

Jan 18 2014, 12:06pm 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

I4U news

Google Takes A Cue From The Apple Playbook With Nest

Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs is being touted as a sign that it’s serious about putting itself at the center of the Interne...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36pm CST

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Groupon Buys Ideeli At A Discount

In the latest sign that “flash sale” sites are struggling, Groupon bought Ideeli for $43 million in cash. This was a loss for I...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is still fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards. Last Fr...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26am CST

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is still fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards. Last Fr...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26am CST

Blackberry Confirms Niche Status With Keyboard Focused Smartphones in 2014

Blackberry Confirms Niche Status With Keyboard Focused Smartphones in 2014

As 2013 opened, BlackBerry was ready to take on the world with a new operating system, a new touch-screen based OS, and a range...

Jan 9 2014, 6:46am CST

BlackBerry sticks to its QWERTY roots

BlackBerry sticks to its QWERTY roots

BlackBerry CEO: You will see us center more and more on the keyboard....

Jan 9 2014, 1:55am CST

I4U news

Why Michael Huseby For Barnes & Noble CEO Job?

Barnes & Noble has a new CEO: Michael Huseby, who was most recently running the company’s Nook digital media division in th...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

One of the oldest cliches in the book is that if you can win at team sports, you can win at business too. You don’t have to loo...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads

A few months ago, I spoke with Eric Bieschke, Pandora’s’ Chief Scientist, for a story about the company’s approach to analyzing...

Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST

Three Reasons Apple Should Outperform The Market In 2014

Three Reasons Apple Should Outperform The Market In 2014

Tim Cook gets paid more if Apple stock outperforms the S&P 500 index in 2014. His compensation is structured in a way that...

Dec 31 2013, 10:06am CST

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013

Retailers reeled from all manner of missteps, blunders and outright fiasco’s this year – from Abercrombie & Fitch’s image b...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story

The most rewarding aspect of my work as a communication expert is the opportunity to read about my clients nearly every day in...

Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST

New Leader Ideas 2013: Get The Job. Onboard Well. Be BRAVE.

New Leader Ideas 2013: Get The Job. Onboard Well. Be BRAVE.

Looking back at the New Leader’s Playbook articles that got the most traction in 2013, it’s clear that readers’ interests are s...

Dec 30 2013, 5:31am CST

The Pros Pick Two Offbeat Cleantech Stocks for 2014

The Pros Pick Two Offbeat Cleantech Stocks for 2014

Among the dozen stocks picked by my panel of professional green money managers for 2014, most followed three themes: Solar stoc...

Dec 26 2013, 12:01pm CST

Challenges Of Buying And Selling Art Online

Challenges Of Buying And Selling Art Online

In a new ArtTactic podcast, Sean Moriaty, the new CEO of Saatchi Online, talks about the challenges facing the ever increasing...

Dec 23 2013, 5:51pm CST

GoDaddy Super Bowl 2014 Ad has Danica Patrick Wearing Muscles

GoDaddy Super Bowl 2014 Ad has Danica Patrick Wearing Muscles

Notorious Super Bowl advertiser GoDaddy announced to not run a risqué Super Bowl ad in 2014. Now photos and a video leaked from...

Dec 19 2013, 1:08pm CST

Rdio Hires Anthony Bay as its New CEO

Rdio Hires Anthony Bay as its New CEO

Rdio has named former global head of digital video service at Amazon, Anthony Bay, as its new CEO with immediate effect. Bay ha...

Dec 3 2013, 9:23am CST

Walmart appoints new CEO

Walmart appoints new CEO

Walmart has announced that it has appointed a new CEO to lead the largest retailer in the world. Doug McMillon will succeed Mik...

Nov 25 2013, 7:08pm CST

Apprehensions of Showrooming Allayed by Best Buy

Apprehensions of Showrooming Allayed by Best Buy

Price matching is going to become a trend soon as many retailers promote it. Best Buy seems to have allayed any apprehensions a...

Nov 4 2013, 7:38am CST

GoDaddy Super Bowl 2014 Ads Will Not Be Sexy

GoDaddy Super Bowl 2014 Ads Will Not Be Sexy

Notorious Super Bowl advertiser GoDaddy announced to not run a risqué Super Bowl ad in 2014. Danica Patrick will still though s...

Oct 31 2013, 8:56am CDT