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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...

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 abo...

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

I4U news

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...

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 th...

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, IB...

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. - Joh...

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 sho...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

I4U news

EU ups pressure on Google in antitrust case

EU antitrust authority chief increases pressure on Google to present better proposals BRUSSELS (AP) — The Europea...

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...

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...

Jan 10 2014, 9:01am CST

I4U news

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...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

I4U news

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 defe...

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’...

Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm CST

I4U news

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) — Qua...

Jan 6 2014, 10:31pm CST

I4U news

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 t...

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 “...

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 brief...

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. Immediate...

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 affil...

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-...

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 admini...

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...

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 Int...

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 recogn...

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, Googl...

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

I4U news

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 advi...

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,...

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 peopl...

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 smart...

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 tre...

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....

Dec 24 2013, 12:36pm CST

I4U news

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 becaus...

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 brie...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21pm CST