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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

Payments

Apple to employ both NFC and Tokenization in iPhone 6 and iWatch to secure Payments

Apple to employ both NFC and Tokenization in iPhone 6 and iWatch to secure Payments The NFC imbursements for Apple iPhones and iWatches are to employ tokenization methodology. Such procedures are the optimal scheme for banks as well.

Sep 8 2014, 11:47am CDT

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens There is impressive evidence that Apple is moving into solar power in a big way, not just in the projected 4.4 million square feet of office and manufacturing space slated for solar, but in the next generation...

Jan 26 2014, 1:04pm CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a report on the Chinese language Apple Daily blog (translated via Google and Apple Insider), Apple...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its very own expanded mobile-payments system. It has all the hardware and all that is needed is to put the software in place.

Jan 25 2014, 1:29am CST

Bitcoin joins payment methods at TigerDirect

Bitcoin joins payment methods at TigerDirect Another major online seller accepts bitcoin

Jan 24 2014, 10:01am 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

Carl Icahn snaps up another $500M of Apple stock

Carl Icahn Buys another $500M of Apple Shares Billionaire Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple, arguing the stock remains a bargain SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outspoken billionaire Carl Icahn has tossed another bushel of Apple stock into his investment portfolio...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The company’s mobile money initiative is its latest “innovation” and is a great example of T-Mobile...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST

CES 2015 News
Apple iPhone 6 will have 4.8 Inch Screen Says Analyst

Apple iPhone 6 will have 4.8 Inch Screen Says Analyst Cowen and Company managing director Timothy Arcuri issued an investor’s note today claiming that his supply chain sources confirm that the screen size for the next iPhone (iPhone 6 or Air or…) will be 4.8 inches. Apple...

Jan 23 2014, 2:54am CST

Google Lets Slip That It's Exploring Possible Bitcoin Integration Plans Since Overstock.com began accepting Bitcoin payments earlier this month, the cryptocurrency community has been buzzing with speculation about which tech company will integrate Bitcoin next.  So Jarar Malik decided...

Jan 23 2014, 2:38am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising roots – taking $40 billion out of the hides of some very familiar companies This story...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey Earnings season is in full swing, providing new data points for investors to reassess positions.  After a careful review of IBM‘s latest report Tuesday afternoon, I see no reason to buy the stock at current prices...

Jan 22 2014, 8:01am CST

Best Credit Cards for Purchases Made in 2014

Best Credit Cards for Purchases Made in 2014 Credit cards have been called smart money. Maybe they are an evolution of how mankind handles cash. Instead of the unwieldy bundle of banknotes that make your wallet puffy, the slim and smooth plastic credit card is a better option. The best credit cards for purchases that you are likely to make in 2014 are listed below for your perusal.

Jan 21 2014, 6:48am CST

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital Bitcoins as payment for...

Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro this week — occur with some regularity in corporate America, and have since the 1980s. But...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency As bitcoin moves away from being known only to the tech cognoscenti and becomes a real viable currency that is adopted broadly, more organizations arise that look to leverage all this attention and add something of...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

I4U news

SolarCity turns to retail investors for cash SolarCity bets on new kind of financing _ selling bond-like securities to retail investors NEW YORK (AP) — Solar panel installer SolarCity is turning to retail investors for cash. The company said...

Jan 15 2014, 7:41am CST

New Ways For Turning Data Into Dollars Now

New Ways For Turning Data Into Dollars Now By Scott Cameron, Andrew Pickersgill, Rob Turtle Big Data is transforming the way companies do business.  But many firms are finding that it requires significant investments of time and money before seeing the value. ...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

I4U news

Can The Gambling Industry Ever Become A Force For Good? After what appears to be a long-cycle swing towards greater permissiveness of gambling, both in the USA and in the rest of the world, it remains true that most Americans cannot legally bet on sports events, most...

Jan 15 2014, 7:01am CST

Top 10 Investor Interests for Technology 2014

Top 10 Investor Interests for Technology 2014 Want to get a head start on what angel and venture capitalists are looking for in 2014? Here are some sectors we hear whispers about from investors: Healthcare IT Healthcare insurers want to improve communications...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security The ever-worsening news from Target’s breach of credit card and customer data highlights the need to implement a more secure U.S. system to process our card payments. In recent articles, I have discussed ways to get...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am 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

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who habitually defraud the government.  I bet it would be off-the-charts positive, as they look for...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Prada Mimics Dolce & Gabanna Tax Trouble, Should Copy Apple & Google Instead

Prada Mimics Dolce & Gabanna Tax Trouble, Should Copy Apple & Google Instead Prada would hate to be accused of copying Dolce & Gabanna in anything, whether in design or tax planning. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were found guilty of tax evasion and given duplicate 20-month suspended...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06pm CST

12 Companies Moving Global Commerce Forward

12 Companies Moving Global Commerce Forward The emergence of innovative software and apps is transforming the way payments are made and the global commerce ecosystem. This is particularly evident when it comes to mobile and electronic payments, which are expected...

Jan 12 2014, 8:16pm CST

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014 The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. After all, the book’s principal...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agency which had been under fire following a number of scandals. House Appropriations Chairman...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm CST

I4U news

Does Obamacare Deserve Credit For Slowing The Growth In Health Care Spending? The annual report of from the actuaries over at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is out for 2012 and, for the fourth year running, the news is surprisingly good. Total healthcare spending in 2012...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Furo K (kiosk robot) from Future Robot Co., Ltd

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Furo K (kiosk robot) from Future Robot Co., Ltd CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Furo K (kiosk robot) from Future Robot Co., Ltd

Jan 8 2014, 9:47am 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

I4U news

Apple's App Store Could Have Generated $1 Billion In Revenue In The December Quarter Apple issued a press release this morning to announce that customers had spent over $10 billion on the App Store in 2013 and developers have earned over $15 billion since the App Store was launched in July 2008. For the...

Jan 7 2014, 11:36am CST

In One Word, The Big Difference Between Good And Bad Mobile Shopping

In One Word, The Big Difference Between Good And Bad Mobile Shopping The Yankee Group and Mobidia today published a survey of worldwide mobile shopping trends. Although it is called “Does Your Mobile Shopping App Stack Up”, it’s in fact a much wider review of mobile’s impact on retailing...

Jan 7 2014, 8:46am 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’t accommodate their request. There are no grumpy servers here, she told them. Instead, she...

Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm 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

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses By Richard N. Frasch and Charlotte Zhanghaixia Westfall Horace Greeley, the famous early American newspaper editor and founder of the New York Tribune in the mid-1800s, famously responded to the question of how to...

Jan 6 2014, 1:16pm 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

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014 This is the year that mobile banking will really make a dent in branch networks, according to James DeBello, CEO and president of Mitek, a company that is helping make that happen. It introduced remote deposit capture...

Jan 6 2014, 9:16am CST