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

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

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Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

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Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising

Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising One week from today is the Super Bowl of advertising with an hour of football in-between. I wanted all of us to enjoy these TV spots to the fullest. To that end, I asked myself what makes a great Super Bowl spot? It has...

Jan 27 2014, 2:07am 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

Fujifilm Teases X-Mount Camera launch for Jan 28

Fujifilm Teases X-Mount Camera launch for Jan 28 Camera will launch next week

Jan 21 2014, 12:40pm CST

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Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm 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

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree A week after announcing it was moving the Watson computer system to New York City as part of a new $1 billion business unit, IBM is squeezing in another major business deal before it reports its fourth quarter earnings...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11am 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

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer?

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer? Until yesterday I was hopeful about the future of the music business. Today not so much. All the indicators and predictions showed the growth of music streaming to not only offset the decrease in download sales, but...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

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EU ups pressure on Google in antitrust case EU antitrust authority chief increases pressure on Google to present better proposals BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust watchdog is increasing pressure on Google to swiftly provide better...

Jan 15 2014, 8:31am CST

Technology In The Crib: The Smart Baby Onesie

Technology In The Crib: The Smart Baby Onesie As wearable technology becomes more mainstream–evident from the plethora of vendors showcasing at CES 2014 last week–one thing becomes clearer than ever: wearables may be starting in the crib, but are no longer are in...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26am CST

China: LOOMING IPHONE PRICE WAR TO BOOST APPLE

China: LOOMING IPHONE PRICE WAR TO BOOST APPLE Chinese media are buzzing with anticipation as dominant mobile carrier China Mobile (HKEx: 941; NYSE: CHL) prepares to finally offer the latest iPhones for its network next week, after becoming the last of the country’s...

Jan 10 2014, 9:01am CST

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IBM's New 'Presence Zones' Help Retailers Transform In-Store Experience At the National Retail Federation event next week, IBM will showcase a new technology that merges in-store, online, and mobile shopping into a single customer experience.  The technology helps retailers give shoppers a...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

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Can 2014 Be The Year Of Real Healthcare Innovation? Our body is a machine for living.  It is organized for that, it is its nature.  Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it bey encumbering it with remedies.     —...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More “Can you give us your grumpiest server?” That was the request made by two men at a Nebraska Cracker Barrel. The hostess couldn’t accommodate their request. There are no grumpy servers here, she told them. Instead, she...

Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm CST

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Samsung's 4Q profit hit by slowing mobile growth Samsung's profit falls for first time in 2 years, highlights smartphone challenges. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Quarterly earnings at Samsung Electronics Co. fell for the first time in two years as sales of...

Jan 6 2014, 10:31pm CST

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7 Ways To Give Yourself An Annual Career Checkup How To Pick And Stick To Career Goals You go to your doctor once a year for your annual checkup (or ought to), so why not do the same for your career? A New Year’s review will reveal if you need to take steps to make...

Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm 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 Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 27, January 6, 2014   In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, foibles, fake news and real news related to the oil and...

Jan 5 2014, 1:01pm CST

Could The iPhone 6 And iWatch Be Made Out Of The New Curved Gorilla Glass?

Could The iPhone 6 And iWatch Be Made Out Of The New Curved Gorilla Glass? Corning has announced “Manufacturing Readiness for 3D-Shaped Gorilla Glass” in advance of CES next week in Las Vegas. Immediately, speculation has turned to how Apple might make use of this new material in its upcoming...

Jan 4 2014, 8:26pm CST

A Repentant Rap Genius Hacks Its Way Back Into Google

A Repentant Rap Genius Hacks Its Way Back Into Google The founders of the lyric annotation site Rap Genius received a Christmas present from Google. After the “Rap Genius blog affiliate program” was discussed by Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s Webspam team, on HackerNews...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm CST

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win AT&T wants you to drop T-Mobile and take their wireless service so badly, they’ll give you up to $450 to do it. In a first-of-its-kind promotion, one carrier is specifically targeting another’s customers. And this...

Jan 4 2014, 9:56am CST

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Government moves to appeal surveillance ruling Government lawyers appeal ruling that threatens NSA phone surveillance program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved Friday to ask the secretive U.S. spy court to allow the National Security...

Jan 3 2014, 2:56pm CST

ZTE to show off Grand S II and Nubia 5S devices at CES 2014

ZTE to show off Grand S II and Nubia 5S devices at CES 2014 ZTE to unveil its first phablet and smartwatch at CES 2014

Jan 3 2014, 11:49am CST

Polaroid 50-inch 4K TV for under $1000 to Debut at CES 2014

Polaroid 50-inch 4K TV for under $1000 to Debut at CES 2014 Polaroid brand TV will be built by Empire electronics

Jan 3 2014, 11:38am CST

Acer Launches New Touchscreen Chromebook, Android Tablet Ahead Of CES 2014

Acer Launches New Touchscreen Chromebook, Android Tablet Ahead Of CES 2014 Google’s Chromebooks are enjoying increased press coverage and interest within the business space, and Acer plans to ride that wave of exposure into this year’s CES. Next week, the Taiwanese company will release the...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am CST

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Internet-based telephony, or what is referred to in Washington as the “IP Transition.” As I’ve...

Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST

LG webOS Smart TV Interface Image Leaks

LG webOS Smart TV Interface Image Leaks Interface image leaks

Jan 2 2014, 11:30am CST

Make Your New Years Resolution 'Forget FOMO' To Have A More Successful 2014

Make Your New Years Resolution 'Forget FOMO' To Have A More Successful 2014 Until this past December, I didn’t even realize that the Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) was a thing. Did you? Not only is it recognized by the Oxford Dictionary as an actual term, there are over 400,000 Google Search...

Jan 2 2014, 7:41am CST

Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car

Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car What will your next car be like? Google, Apple and other giants of the smartphone business have plenty of ideas. In fact, Google alone has 310 U.S. patents relating to areas such as car-based smart devices, navigation...

Jan 1 2014, 3:56pm CST

Health and Fitness Tech to be Big at CES 2014

Health and Fitness Tech to be Big at CES 2014 Lots of new wearable gear expected at CES 2014

Dec 31 2013, 10:02am CST

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Why T-Mobile's New Global Roaming Plan Is An Industry Game-Changer Getting stuck with big bills for global smartphone data roaming is about the dumbest thing one can do these days. The best advice I can give Americans traveling abroad, when it comes to smartphone data use, is to get a...

Dec 30 2013, 8:21am CST

Google And Audi Likely To Announce Infotainment Partnership At CES

Google And Audi Likely To Announce Infotainment Partnership At CES Google’s Android operating system is known for powering many smartphones, tablets and video game consoles. In the near future, Android will also be used to power the infotainment systems inside of cars, starting with...

Dec 30 2013, 2:11am CST

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer?

Which Is More Important: Military Drones Or A Cure For Cancer? The U.S. government has an answer: drones. Drones and other weapons of destruction are vastly more important than healing people – or at least that’s what one might think, based on our government’s spending priorities....

Dec 29 2013, 8:56am CST

Twenty Four Hours With The Jolla Smartphone

Twenty Four Hours With The Jolla Smartphone Just before the Christmas celebrations started, FedEx delivered a small and long-awaited package from Finland. Jolla, the smartphone company that rose from the ashes of the Linux powered N9 from Nokia. Having supported...

Dec 27 2013, 7:56pm CST

15 Under-Appreciated Events That Affected The Music Business In 2013

15 Under-Appreciated Events That Affected The Music Business In 2013 We’re coming to the end of 2013, so now is a good time to look back at the music business happenings of the year to see the trends and events that affected it. The following 15 events may have been taken lightly at the...

Dec 27 2013, 9:26am CST

Facebook Acts As Reliable Barometer Of Market Mood, Good For Bulls

Facebook Acts As Reliable Barometer Of Market Mood, Good For Bulls Facebook is now a component of the S&P 500 index, but it has already been acting as a bellwether stock for several months. The company now sports an entire year of consecutive earnings growth and has captured the...

Dec 24 2013, 12:36pm CST

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Court Fight Involving Player's High School Eligibility Still Going After 22 Years Shane Schafer of Andrean High School in Merrillville, Ind., missed much of his junior year of high school and basketball because of a severe sinus illness, so he wanted to get an extra year of eligibility to go with the...

Dec 23 2013, 10:16am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 25, December 23, 2013  In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, foibles, fake news and real news related to the oil and...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21pm CST