Suzanne Basso Texas Execution is Over The execution in Texas of Suzanne Basso is over and done with. Despite her lawyer’s plea that she was suffering from delusions, the heinous nature of her crime caused the judge to award the death sentence in her case. Basso brutally tortured and murdered a feebleminded man in 1999.
Feb 6 2014, 2:11am CST
Doritos Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Finger Cleaner and Mystery Choice The voting on the five finalists in the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl 2014 ad competition has closed. Doritos will air two Super Bowl 2014 ads. The Doritos Finger Cleaner Ad is a clearly set, but what is the other Doritos Super Bowl 2014 ad?
Feb 2 2014, 11:20am CST
iPad mini Retina To Be featured in Apple Super Bowl Ad? Apple is rumored to air a Super Bowl ad this year to mark the 30th anniversary of their legendary 1984 Super Bowl ad that introduced the Mac. What product would Apple promote in a new Super Bowl ad? Last weekend Apple released an epic iPad Air commercial. It is already the second ad for the flagship iPad. Why is the new iPad mini Retina not getting an ad?
Jan 29 2014, 2:57pm CST
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
Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) Riverbed...
Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST
Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 billon over the past week) bringing his total to $3.6 billion and published a seven page...
Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST
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
Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook Google has just acquired the artificial intelligence setup DeepMind. The bargain was finalized for a cool $400 million. Google outbid Facebook and now has a valuable acquisition that may one day allow thinking on a human scale.
Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST
Scarlett Johansson defends SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad SodaStream made a big splash revealing Scarlett Johansson as its first-ever Brand Ambassador. SodaStream has already got more attention for its Super Bowl 2014 Ad because Fox banned it. It continues to go great for SodaStream as now Scarlett Johansson gets criticized for her involvement with the Israeli based maker of the Home Soda solution.
Jan 27 2014, 2:20am CST
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
Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...
Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST
Xbox One is Losing Sales War to PS4 While the Xbox One is not an ordinary device, it has been facing some serious competition from Sony’s PS4. The challenge is for real and Microsoft will have to shape up or ship out.
Jan 25 2014, 3:28pm CST
Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad is the Best With over 100 million salivating Super Bowl viewers on deck, it no longer shocks me that companies will pay $4 million for a spot. I also acquiesced to the notion that this event is not a football game anymore. It’s an...
Jan 25 2014, 8:04am CST
Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
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
Xbox One: There will be No Micro Transactions In Titanfall Here’s a welcome surprise for one of the biggest Xbox One titles coming out this year: Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall will not feature microtransactions when it launches in March, the company confirmed over...
Jan 25 2014, 4:52am CST
US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge US to appeals court: Reject Apple's challenge to antitrust monitor imposed in NY e-book case NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Friday to let a monitor continue reviewing Apple's...
Jan 25 2014, 4:32am CST
Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party Yahoo has made an acquisition in the form of the virtual gaming system Cloud Party. Furthermore, it is all set to be shut down after the takeover.
Jan 25 2014, 2:22am CST
Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to big-screen TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more live coverage over the Internet than it has on TV. For the upcoming Winter Games, Comcast's...
Jan 24 2014, 2:38pm CST
Traffic Bottlenecks in New Jersey Over Upcoming Super Bowl The upcoming Super Bowl has everyone excited and all psyched up. However, the traffic bottlenecks that are occurring in New Jersey, as the avid players and rabid fans head out for the main venue, are causing chaos on an unheard of level.
Jan 24 2014, 2:15pm CST
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
Sarah Silverman releases Controversal Video with Jesus Sarah Silverman is possibly the best looking female comedian. She also is a big activist. She released another one of her activist videos where Jesus Christ visits Sarah Silverman to discuss women's reproductive rights. Watch it below.
Jan 24 2014, 9:34am CST
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
Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attached to ponderous nineteenth century steam-powered wagons. But modern flywheels are all about...
Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST
Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). As a refresher, AdSense automatically fills unsold ad space inventory for quick and easy...
Jan 24 2014, 8:11am CST
The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...
Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST
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