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Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

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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The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines

The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change.  The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST

'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning

'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning Earlier today we reported on accusations that King, the maker of mobile hit Candy Crush Saga, had commissioned a clone of indie mobile game Scamperghost. Developer Matthew Cox brought this incident to light...

Jan 28 2014, 4:15am CST

Gmail And Google+ Down Last Friday, Impacting Millions Of Users

Gmail And Google+ Down Last Friday, Impacting Millions Of Users On Friday just before 11 a.m. PST, Google's Gmail went down, leaving millions of users – including business users relying on Google Apps for Business – unable to communicate. The downtime was confirmed with Down Right...

Jan 27 2014, 10:59am CST

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality …And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when he said, “The long-term unemployed are not lazy. They’re not lacking in motivation. They’re...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

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

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

Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What?

Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What? Comparisons between Monolith and Warner Bros.’ upcoming open-world fantasy game Shadow of Mordor and Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise have sprung up recently. “Seriously, can someone tell me how Assassin’s...

Jan 25 2014, 5:44am CST

Gmail and Google+ Goes Down On Friday, Impacting Millions of Users

Gmail and Google+ Goes Down On Friday, Impacting Millions of Users On Friday just before 11 a.m. PST, Google's Gmail went down, leaving millions of users – including business users relying on Google Apps for Business – unable to communicate. The downtime was confirmed with Down Right...

Jan 24 2014, 2:28pm CST

CES 2015 News
Star Spangled Banner will be Sung by Renee Fleming at the Super Bowl

Star Spangled Banner will be Sung by Renee Fleming at the Super Bowl The Super Bowl will delight millions of football fans who will get to enjoy the goodness of the game. As for the national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner, it will get sung by Renee Fleming to the accompaniment of the patriotic emotions of so many Americans.

Jan 24 2014, 12:30pm CST

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S. Throughout this would-be U.S. economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries and incomes are under pressure. Once mighty retailers like Sears Holdings and Barnes & Noble (...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am CST

Why We Start Up Startups

Why We Start Up Startups Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment.  And ask yourself some simple questions you probably don’t think about every day.  Why do we build...

Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the dark web drug market didn’t disappear. It splintered into smaller markets. And now a new site...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am 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

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac “Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT.”

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Pope Francis Talks Internet

Pope Francis Talks Internet “The internet …,” writes Pope Francis today, “offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.” With that, Pope Francis offered the world some Internet commentary...

Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST

Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy

Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy Two of the stars, Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey, who appeared on Grey’s Anatomy have jointly signed a two year contract for the series. Both will continue a prominent presence in the 11th and 12th season of the medical establishment series.

Jan 24 2014, 5:44am CST

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Glass personally.  I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies?

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies? Having spent the week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it would appear that fitness & sport tech has started to reach mainstream prominence.  In a way it has, in others it hasn’t.  It...

Jan 23 2014, 7:10am 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

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already?

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already? An article from TheStreet.com has declared that just as the i3 is launching, a “critical BMW selling point has been removed, resulting in a huge victory for Tesla as well as BMW’s other competitors.”  The...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

HBO, Showtime, and Starz say they didn’t lose subscribers to Netflix and others

HBO, Showtime, and Starz say they didn’t lose subscribers to Netflix and others Pay networks say NPD study is incorrect

Jan 22 2014, 11:56am CST

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne? Netflix reports earnings later today and optimism reigns, with 2 million new U.S. subscribers expected, according to a Bloomberg survey. Leading into today, the company was further bolstered by a report from the...

Jan 22 2014, 9:39am CST

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around that digital weapon led to its being downloaded 100,000 times in two days. Now Simon &...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST

More Super Bowl 2014 Ads Coming from Disney

More Super Bowl 2014 Ads Coming from Disney Disney is reportedly seeking to buy more Super Bowl 2014 Ad slots.

Jan 22 2014, 8:32am 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

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 vehicle charging network – were touting their growing relationship.  BMW was offering test...

Jan 22 2014, 8:02am CST

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (formerly known as Steam Box.) The Valve-spearheaded project looks to be as much an attempt to...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST

#1 Reason Why Nintendo Should Continue Making Consoles

#1 Reason Why Nintendo Should Continue Making Consoles When you hear the word “Google” the first thing you probably think of is searching the internet. Likewise, when you verbalize the act of searching the internet you likely use “Google” as your verb of choice—”let me...

Jan 22 2014, 6:11am 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 has a neat solution where 338 sharks have been tagged with tracking devices that are connected...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball.  We were debating terminology — The Internet of Things — that has come into common...

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

It Had To Happen! Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014 That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this before with a number of other consumer electronic devices from the TV to VCRs and DVD players...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST

China lifted Console Ban

China lifted Console Ban On January 6,th 2014 the State Council of the People’s Republic of China announced that it had officially, though temporarily, lifted a ban on video game consoles that on September 27, 2013 it had said it intended to...

Jan 22 2014, 2:55am CST

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have...

Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST

Kristen Saban Scuffle with Sorority Sister Led to Lawsuit

Kristen Saban Scuffle with Sorority Sister Led to Lawsuit Kristen Saban had a serious scuffle with her sorority sister, Sarah Grimes four years ago. The injuries Sarah incurred thanks to Kristen’s brutal treatment have led to the filing of a lawsuit by the former against the latter.

Jan 22 2014, 1:53am CST

Microsoft paying Samsung, Sony, and others to make Windows Phone devices

Microsoft paying Samsung, Sony, and others to make Windows Phone devices The famous tech giant Microsoft Inc. seems to be desperate to have more of the OEMs to help its cause in the increasing of its Windows Phone based ecosystem; while, as if a new rumor is to be believed, which claims tat the Redmond giant is now offering some incentives to some of the major handset manufacturers like the Samsung Inc., Sony, and the Huawei among the others.

Jan 21 2014, 5:45am CST

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons to Take from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As we celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., entrepreneurs should take note of five important business lessons that can be learned from him, and his role in the Civil Rights...

Jan 20 2014, 9:14am CST