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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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The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing The modern world can be a dehumanizing place.  Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes.  We’re more often“handled” than serviced...

Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander ad that will get shown in the Super Bowl features NFL player and actor Terry Crews not to mention the Muppets. The advert has generated quite a bit of anticipation among both children and adults due to the presence of the Muppets character known as Rowlf the Dog in it.

Jan 25 2014, 4:17am CST

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming 20 reasons why 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the family gamer on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, 3DS, Vita and PC.

Jan 23 2014, 5:37am CST

Kristen Bell Opens Private Matters

Kristen Bell Opens Private Matters The actress, Kristen Bell is in a confessional mood alright. Recently, she opened up about some very private matters on the Conan O’Brien Show. While some members of the audience expressed shock at her talking about her personal life, the actress remained unfazed.

Jan 23 2014, 1:42am CST

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful and efficient. One of the greatest insights I have come upon to move my business forward is to...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am CST

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1 You don’t have to look far to find reports that Windows 8 (and the updated Windows 8.1) is an unmitigated failure. A quick search turns up stories detailing why Windows 8 has failed, why Windows 8 continues to fail, as...

Jan 22 2014, 4:00am CST

VW Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser Contains these Spoofs

VW Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser Contains these Spoofs Volkswagen may have created a new parlor game with the release of a teaser for its Super Bowl XLVIII ad: Identify all the automotive and other brands, in the Big Game and other venues, whose advertising it is spoofing...

Jan 22 2014, 3:01am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am 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

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer? History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the history of business. Yet one must wonder whether Cook will ultimately suffer the same fate...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

Angry Birds Go! Stretches Physical-Virtual Divide To Confusion Point

Angry Birds Go! Stretches Physical-Virtual Divide To Confusion Point In-app purchasing may be making headlines, but is only part of the issue. Families need cost transparency — particularly in the complex ecosystem of toy-video-game crossovers. Angry Birds Go! doesn’t force players to...

Jan 16 2014, 6:56am CST

Jellyfish Aircraft Prototype Invented

Jellyfish Aircraft Hovers Two scientists have invented a jellyfish aircraft prototype. It is the first one of its kind and proves that there may be more methods of taking to the skies than the standard one employed worldwide.

Jan 15 2014, 5:57am 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

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business." John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business of Capitalism. Philosopher Marc Gafni, Ph.D., president of the Center for World...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST

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The hottest gadgets of CES: 3-D printers to 4K TVs The coolest tech at CES, from driverless cars to sugar printers and heat cameras for iPhones LAS VEGAS (AP) — The biggest gadget trade show in the Americas wrapped up on Friday in Las Vegas after swamping...

Jan 12 2014, 1:16pm CST

MC-12 Crash Claims Three Lives

MC-12 Crash Claims Three Lives The crash of an MC-12 aircraft in eastern Afghanistan has claimed three innocent lives. All three of them were American citizens. The authorities have made it clear that the tragic accident was not due to any enemy activity. Some find this hard to believe though.

Jan 11 2014, 6:50am CST

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China It’s the second week of 2014, and I’m on my way to visit the world’s innovation center, Silicon Valley, for the first time. My destination: 2882 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park in California. I’m to meet Tim Draper, founder...

Jan 10 2014, 5:01pm CST

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The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation. “A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

Where To Stay In Sonoma: Kenwood Inn and Spa

Where To Stay In Sonoma: Kenwood Inn and Spa There is plenty of posh to go around in wine country. It seems that every month someone opens a new, even more fabulously luxurious place to stay. Despite all of the well-appointed competition, Kenwood Inn and Spa...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

Anna Paquin Smuggles Drugs

Anna Paquin Smuggles Drugs Anna Paquin plays the role a mom who smuggles drugs in her new movie "Free Ride". Anna Paquin and her husband Stephen Moyer produced "Free Ride". It was released in select theaters today.

Jan 10 2014, 8:29am CST

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products Like a hanging, mobile focuses the mind. I often say the $2 to $3 CPMs publishers frequently get for smartphone ads will crush all traditional newsrooms built for the era of $50 print CPMs — and most of them still are,...

Jan 10 2014, 6:31am 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 Andreessen? That’d be great, of course, but innovation expert Deb Mills-Scofield says connecting...

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 slow day every once in a while. (If you’re reading this at work, you might be having one today...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013 While the year 2013 might already be starting to feel like a distant memory, it certainly gave us some exciting startup companies likely to disrupt the way we look at the world in 2014. Here are thirteen startups from...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term Reuters is reporting that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Samsung’s CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon have agreed to attend a mediation session on or before February 19 which is prior to a March trial date in the U.S. (Note that my family and...

Jan 9 2014, 1:56am CST

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day Despite the announcement from the Internal Revenue Service about the late start to tax season, taxpayers are already confused. Why the confusion? Tax preparer advertising. Some tax preparers are accepting tax returns...

Jan 8 2014, 9:11pm CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, he had a chance to visit a barely known Chinese e-commerce start-up, Alibaba.   The main...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR It is a coincidence that I am writing about SCOTTEVEST the week the company announced its ability at CES to provide the first clothing to accommodate a wearable battery power source for Google Glass (see The Shirt That...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

Asus Announces Transfomer Book Duet TD300 - Windows And Android, Together At Last. Wait, What?

Asus Announces Transfomer Book Duet TD300 - Windows And Android, Together At Last. Wait, What? Asus has debuted the Transformed Book Duet TD300 at CES, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TD300, a laptop/tablet convertible, is being marketed as the first ever “quad-mode” convertible, as it is...

Jan 7 2014, 12:16pm CST

Downton Abbey Makes A Powerful Case For Economic Freedom

Downton Abbey Makes A Powerful Case For Economic Freedom By Brian Brenberg Season 4 of Downton Abbey opened with the Crawley family continuing to mourn the loss of Sybil and Matthew. For fans of the show, what makes their deaths so difficult is that, today, they are...

Jan 7 2014, 7:16am CST

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CES Live: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Delivers Opening Keynote Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is set to deliver the pre-show keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at 6:30 p.m. Pacific time. Refresh this page to see live updates. “6:27 p.m. Several thousand CES...

Jan 6 2014, 8:56pm CST

Liveblog: Valve's CES 2014 Steam Machine Press Conference

Liveblog: Valve's CES 2014 Steam Machine Press Conference Valve doesn’t make it a habit to visit the annual Consumer Electronics Show. This year is markedly different as the developer-turned-digital distribution leader-turned-hardware maker prepares to send us deeper into...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST

From Wearables And Drones To Curved Smartphones And Purple-Hued Gadgets, CES 2014 Showcases What's Next In Tech

From Wearables And Drones To Curved Smartphones And Purple-Hued Gadgets, CES 2014 Showcases What's Next In Tech Wearables. Drones. 4K TVs. Home automation systems. Kids’ tablets. Connected cars. Connected ovens. Curved screens. Wireless everything. Smart bikes. And lots and lots of purple, or rather a version of purple called...

Jan 6 2014, 1:36pm CST

Nvidia Kicks Off CES With New Mobile Graphics Chip That Inspired California Crop Circle

Nvidia Kicks Off CES With New Mobile Graphics Chip That Inspired California Crop Circle Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiled a powerful mobile graphics chip that aims to transform the look and feel of video games and to power photorealistic digital dashboards and promote self-driving cars in the not so...

Jan 6 2014, 4:06am 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

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News The first full trading week of 2014 brings a slew of company and economic news that is potentially sensitive for investors. The U.S. jobs report on Friday will be the focus for many, but there is a rich seam of...

Jan 5 2014, 3:11pm CST