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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

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Outlook

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013 As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q

Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q Netflix's 4th-quarter earnings, stock soar as video service adds 2.3 million US subscribers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's fourth-quarter earnings soared six-fold as the Internet video service added another 2.3 million...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

Apple's Stock Buyback And Dividend Outlook: Don't Expect Much Of An Increase Apple plans to report its December quarter results on Monday, January 27, and holds its shareholder meeting on Friday, February 28. Tim Cook said on the September quarter results conference call that “we will announce...

Jan 22 2014, 9:21am CST

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets The S&P 500 is down 0.5% so far this year — and stocks face another potentially volatile week ahead with a barrage of earnings from major corporations as well as economic indicators and news from the World Economic...

Jan 19 2014, 5:11pm CST

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprise Search With Coveo

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprise Search With Coveo There is no denying that more and more information is now being stored in the cloud instead of in on-premises enterprise solutions. This is a great change on a number of levels – it allows organizations to focus on...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm CST

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprrise Search With Coveo

Making Sense Out Of The Noise - Global Enteprrise Search With Coveo There is no denying that more and more information is now being stored in the cloud instead of in on-premises enterprise solutions. This is a great change on a number of levels – it allows organizations to focus on...

Jan 17 2014, 11:51am 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

Despite PC 'Stabilization' Intel Shares Trend Down On Tepid Outlook

Despite PC 'Stabilization' Intel Shares Trend Down On Tepid Outlook Desktop computers still make up a large portion of chip maker Intel's business, but PC sales have been declining sharply in recent years as tablets, smartphones and laptops become increasingly popular. In a statement on...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST

CES 2015 News
SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California.  In SEMI’s words...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water It’s no secret that electricity generation requires substantial amounts of water, and different energy sources require varying amounts of water. Nor is it a surprise that Texas and other areas in the West and Southwest...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google Google’s headquarters in Mountain View and the California Public Utility Commission in San Francisco are only about 50 miles apart as the crow, or techie commuter bus, flies. But when it comes to style and outlook on...

Jan 14 2014, 1:46am CST

I4U news

Wearables And Marketing IPOs: Why A Top Forrester Analyst Jumped Ship For StrongView When Oracle shelled out $1.5 billion for cross-channel marketer Responsys last month, it seemed a clear response to Salesforce.com’s own $2.5 billion ExactTarget acquisition in June, but I called up a couple analysts to...

Jan 13 2014, 6:31pm CST

Microsoft Should Embrace Nokia's Android Project

Microsoft Should Embrace Nokia's Android Project While the rumours are still unconfirmed, there’s a lot of talk about Nokia’s Android phone. It appears to have the codename Normandy and developed to complement Nokia’s low-end Asha handsets. It may also have been a...

Jan 11 2014, 8:01am CST

I4U news

Massive Target breach could have lasting effects Target says millions more customers than previously disclosed affected by data breach NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Target's pre-Christmas security breach is likely to affect the company's sales and profits...

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

I4U news

Swatch Group Sales Hit New Record For 2013 Swatch Group Ltd., the largest Swiss watch business, reports record sales for 2013 and a strong start for 2014. The company on Friday said year-over-year gross sales for 2013 increased 8.3 percent to 8.82 billion Swiss...

Jan 10 2014, 7:41am CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. JC Penney apparently took that old adage to heart, when it released “Comments on Holiday Performance.” The press release was only two paragraphs long,...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

I4U news

How Did The Democrats Become The Party Of The Rich? If you brought back either of the Roosevelts—Teddy or Franklin—from the grave, the most astonishing thing they would find is that the “malefactors of great wealth” have become the benefactors of today’s liberalism, and...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51pm CST

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook For the first eight months of 2013 it was all talk about the stock (since it was in the penalty box), Apple losing market share in smartphones and tablets and speculation about a low priced iPhone. It finally turned to...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

12 Tips For Staying Productive At Work Through The Bleak Winter Months

12 Tips For Staying Productive At Work Through The Bleak Winter Months How To Stay Productive Through The Bleak Winter Months Winter is in full swing. The days are shorter, darker and colder—and some workers will experience the “winter blues.” You might be more tired than usual, less...

Jan 7 2014, 12:36pm CST

I4U news

Elliott Waves Suggest Twitter Pullback To $55 Can Elliott Waves be used as an effective trading and investment tool? If our experience with Twitter is anything to go by, the answer is a resounding yes. Readers may also remember a recent post where I suggested that...

Jan 7 2014, 8:06am 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 past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Why One Analyst Says Facebook Stock Is Hot Despite Site's Dwindling Cool Factor

Why One Analyst Says Facebook Stock Is Hot Despite Site's Dwindling Cool Factor As parents and grandparents have joined the ranks of Facebook’s most active users, the site’s bread and butter — the teenage and Millennial sets — have increasingly turned their attention to sites like Snapchat, Vine...

Jan 6 2014, 11:46am CST

I4U news

Young Women Are Busy Knocking Down Barriers In Business It doesn’t take much to kick off a raging debate about the lives of working women. Consider how quickly, Lean In entered the lexicon, how author Sheryl Sandberg a name known well beyond her role as COO of Facebook, and...

Jan 6 2014, 10:36am CST

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook All analysts and investors agree on one thing: Innovation created Apple (AAPL). But innovation has two forms: revolutionary and evolutionary. Revolutionary innovation is what Steve Jobs did so well. His creations shook...

Jan 4 2014, 12:36pm CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Of 2013

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Of 2013 The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), NetSuite (NYSE:N), Workday (NYSE:WDAY) and CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA). A $...

Jan 4 2014, 12:16pm CST

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014?

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014? Somebody alert Carl Icahn: in assessing the dividend outlook for 2014, a new report has named the billionaire’s favorite Twitter-target – Apple, of course – as the year’s likely dividend leader, though the tech company...

Jan 3 2014, 1:26pm CST

How to Make Sales With a Tablet

How to Make Sales With a Tablet This article is by Bill Rosenthal, the chief executive of Communispond, a provider of communications training. It’s a common occurrence when a salesperson makes a proposal: The customer gets on the Internet, finds a...

Jan 3 2014, 9:56am CST

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops Dragon Capital is the largest private shareholder of stocks in Vietnam. I spoke with Bill Stoops, Dragon’s Chief Investment Officer for his take on the opportunities in Vietnam’s markets. The first part of this...

Jan 2 2014, 7:41pm CST

Markets Finish 2013 With Record Highs

Markets Finish 2013 With Record Highs Fittingly, a record-breaking 2013 finished with one last record-breaking day: on the last day of the year, the Dow and the S&P 500 finished with their largest gains in over a decade, while stocks like Netflix...

Dec 31 2013, 3:51pm CST

I4U news

Top VCs Predict Where They'll Invest Their Money In 2014 With the new year on the minds of tech companies and investors alike, it’s time to look back on 2013′s startup crazes and forecast what’ll be the next wave in tech for 2014. What types of companies will prove the next...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

Israel's Water Challenge

Israel's Water Challenge Israel’s successful efforts to increase water security will lessen one of the country’s geographical constraints. But new sources of water are more energy intensive, and this could increase Israel’s short-term...

Dec 26 2013, 11:21am CST

The True Cost Of Christmas: Santa's Tax Bill

The True Cost Of Christmas: Santa's Tax Bill It’s Christmas Eve and this year, as always, at my house, there’s a lot of anticipation. And by anticipation, I mean that the kids don’t want to go to sleep (I have a totally different idea). We’re tracking Santa’s...

Dec 24 2013, 10:56pm CST

Top 5 Things to know about Tracking Santa's Journey

Top 5 Things to know about Tracking Santa's Journey 5 things to know about tracking Santa's journey.

Dec 24 2013, 5:56am CST

The Best And Worst Sports Stocks Of 2013

The Best And Worst Sports Stocks Of 2013 The stock market has been on a tear this year with the S&P 500 up 27%, fueled in part by the Federal Reserve’s easy money policies. It would mark the best performance since 2007 if the gains hold the last week of...

Dec 23 2013, 1:07pm CST

Spinning The Wheels At International Game Technology

Spinning The Wheels At International Game Technology Forbes Dividend Investor subscribers received this hotline on December 11. Investing in gambling-related stocks may seem like just that, a gamble, but buying at the right times–just like betting big at the poker table...

Dec 23 2013, 12:57pm CST

Housing Outlook 2014: 10 Predictions From The Experts

Housing Outlook 2014: 10 Predictions From The Experts In 2013, the housing recovery was a welcome bright spot on the economic pages: prices were shooting up, fewer homeowners were underwater, and builder confidence was finally on the upswing. It’s looking like 2014 should...

Dec 23 2013, 12:26pm CST

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment Russia’s economy has had a lousy 2013. Estimates of GDP growth have been getting smaller and smaller with each passing week. The current consensus is for full-year growth of 1.4%, but given the frequency with which that...

Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST

Apple Rises On China Mobile Deal As Stocks Follow Through

Apple Rises On China Mobile Deal As Stocks Follow Through Europe is higher, the Nikkei is closed for a public holiday, while China is modestly higher. There still is some concern over liquidity in China, but as of now it seems to be contained. The IMF head Christine Lagarde...

Dec 23 2013, 9:07am CST