Xbox One YouTube Advertisement Sparks Controversy Xbox One was the latest gaming device to get guerilla advertised by both Microsoft and Machinima on YouTube. Guerilla advertising is the recent historical phenomenon that has been a controversial tactic used by admen and wily marketers.
Jan 25 2014, 3:10am 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
The Apple Mac Turns 30 Years Old Apple has literally become an institution of sorts. And the Apple Mac has officially turned 30 years old today. Celebrating the trials and tribulations faced by the late Steve Jobs and his brainchild, Apple Incorporated, Tim Cook, the current CEO, will be interviewed shortly regarding the tech giant.
Jan 24 2014, 7:09am CST
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
Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected “It’s been a good year for Netflix,” wrote CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells in a letter to shareholders. “People around the world want what we offer: consumer-in-control Internet television.” Today, this seems to...
Jan 23 2014, 2:47am CST
Dr Dre’s Beats Music Service Launched Today Dr Dre is not only the grooming guy who made Eminem famous, he is a man with tons of business sense. The eventful launch of his Beats Music service took place today. The rival music channels are tense and they have every reason to be afraid.
Jan 21 2014, 9:22am CST
Super Bowl 2014 Ads Preview on Youtube Ad Blitz A preview of the best Super Bowl ads for the year 2014 is finally here. You get a sneak peek at what is in and what is out in terms of the funkiest, creative ads on the face of the planet.
Jan 20 2014, 1:11am CST
Sun Flatlining Into Grand Minimum, Says Solar Physicist With each passing season, the weather seems stranger and more extreme.
Who can argue with a sudden outbreak of the “polar vortex” phenomenon; unprecedented winter drought in California; and summer temperatures so torrid...
Jan 20 2014, 12:46am CST
Pregnant Nun Shocks Italy A pregnant nun gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Francis. The incident caught all of Italy by surprise. The 31 year old, convent-dwelling nun said that she had no idea that she was pregnant.
Jan 20 2014, 12:36am CST
Nun Birth of Baby Boy Surprises Italy A nun gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Francis. The incident caught all of Italy by surprise. The 31 year old, convent-dwelling nun said that she had no idea that she was pregnant.
Jan 18 2014, 6:40am CST
Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wearable technology was supposedly the hottest new thing. A wide array of companies introduced headsets, activity monitors and smartwatches to compete...
Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST
Year Of The Internet of Things “Internet of Things –” the theme of last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and yesterday’s announcement from Google that it would buy its portfolio company Nest, which makes smart thermostats and smoke...
Jan 14 2014, 4:16pm CST
China video sites confident public will pay China's video industry confident it can beat piracy, persuade public to pay for online content
BEIJING (AP) — When media studies student Liu Zhiqi settles down to watch a movie or TV drama at the home of...
Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST
How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it matters, finds a new study out today in Nature Neuroscience. The researchers found that giving...
Jan 13 2014, 9:41am CST
Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro “I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach
I met Paul Lemberg, world-class business coach, and Rhonda Anderson, sales analyst, at the December 2013 CEO...
Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm CST
3-D printing set to break out of niche 3-D printing set to break out of niche, into mouths (candy) and onto fingers (diamond rings)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the oddest items on display this week at International CES gadget show were edible,...
Jan 11 2014, 9:21am CST
Frozen Niagara Falls is Beautiful Due to the polar vortex engulfing most of North America and Canada, the Niagara Falls froze partially. The frozen waterfall which is world-famous was absolutely beautiful to look at.
Jan 10 2014, 2:17am CST
Audrina Patridge Fakes it on “The Hills” The beautiful and glamorous Audrina Patridge has acknowledged taking part in fake fights with her co-stars on Reality TV show “The Hills”. Her confession of engaging in fakery on set doesn’t come as much of a surprise though.
Jan 8 2014, 7:38am CST
Frozen Pipes: How to Cope with Them With the temperature reaching sub-arctic levels, the problem of frozen pipes has arisen in many regions of the United States. Here we show you how to cope with them in a handy and efficient manner.
Jan 8 2014, 5:52am CST
Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD? TV manufacturers and content companies bank on mainstream adoption of Ultra HD TVs
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After attempts to hawk 3-D and OLED TVs fizzled in recent years, television manufacturers are taking...
Jan 7 2014, 5:56pm CST
Twitter founder unveils search app tied to photos Twitter founder Biz Stone seeks to help people find answers with photo-driven 'Jelly' app
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter co-founder Biz Stone hopes to demonstrate that a picture can be worth even more than...
Jan 7 2014, 4:36pm CST
Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption “Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages,...
Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST
Be an Expert or Go Home Content is no longer king. Today, content marketing is king.
Successful content marketing is not about volume, it is about being an expert and helping others. Branding and reputation follow from this, as does trust....
Jan 7 2014, 10:56am CST
Drivers For Change - How The World Might Evolve In 2014 New Year is a time to look forward and ponder how the world will change in the months and years to come. It’s not necessarily something you would expect from an automotive company, though – yet that is what the US...
Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm CST
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
Polar Vortex Brings Extreme Cold Most of North America is in what has been termed as a polar vortex of sorts. This puzzling phenomenon has brought extreme weather conditions to the United States.
Jan 6 2014, 8:04am CST
Ric Flair Gives a Surprise Pep Talk to 49ers WWF wrestler, Ric Flair gave a surprise pep talk to the 49ers. He suddenly appeared out of the blue and bucked up their confidence. However, one particular 49er tweeted a pessimistic and cynical response to this otherwise enthusing speech by the wrestler who was quite a phenomenon in the 80s.
Jan 6 2014, 7:37am CST
Supervolcano Phenomenon Revealed Scientists have studied the special phenomenon of supervolcanos and found that they could recreate the conditions in artificial lab settings. There are future disasters lying in wait for an unaware humanity in the form of supervolcanos. And the more prepared we are, the better we can handle them.
Jan 6 2014, 2:29am CST
Samsung Galaxy S5 Debuts at MWC 2014 Samsung is reportedly going to launch new Galaxy S5, a successor to the S4, at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. If rumors are correct this will be the first aluminum phone in the Galaxy Series.
Jan 4 2014, 8:52am CST
Beware of "Story Stocks" Whatever you might think of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) you certainly can’t avoid it if you scan any financial news. Taking a look just at Yahoo Finance! (NASDAQ:YHOO) headlines, a new story about the iPhone behemoth comes out...
Jan 3 2014, 9:26am CST
Will You Go Viral? Here's A Way To Predict The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
We’ve seen it too many times. Someone tweets something in poor taste, the Internet gets wind of it,...
Jan 3 2014, 8:26am CST
The Startup Movement Is Not About Startups, Actually I’m going to say something that might sound nutty. But I’ll say it anyways. The Startup Movement is not about startups.
What could I possibly mean, you might be asking? Did I drink too much eggnog over the holidays...
Jan 3 2014, 5:46am CST
Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy, ” “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.”
Whatever term prevails, it’s about a more efficient way of using valuable resources to benefit...
Jan 2 2014, 2:11pm CST
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