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Retirement Planning Tips Retirement planning is a necessity for those who prefer to live large well into their years of ripeness. It requires setting aside some income for rainy days that are bound to come later on in life. The following three steps will have you ready for old age in no time at all.

Feb 19 2014, 11:11am CST

Retirement Planning Tips Retirement planning is a necessity for those who prefer to live large well into their years of ripeness. It requires setting aside some income for rainy days that are bound to come later on in life. The following three steps will have you ready for old age in no time at all.

Feb 19 2014, 11:05am CST

Retirement Planning in 3 Easy Steps

Retirement Planning in 3 Easy Steps Retirement planning is a necessity for those who prefer to live large well into their years of ripeness. It requires setting aside some income for rainy days that are bound to come later on in life. The following three steps will have you ready for old age in no time at all.

Feb 19 2014, 6:09am CST

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

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

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System Apple is planning to create an enhanced mobile payment service, which is expected to compete with major payment services, including Paypal, very strongly

Jan 25 2014, 12:29pm CST

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones Bloatware has to be uninstallable by the user says new rules

Jan 24 2014, 9:49am CST

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers This article is by Jeri Smith, president...

Jan 24 2014, 2:15am CST

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander Earlier this week, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team launched a crowdfunding effort to raise a little over $400,000 towards its goal of putting a lander on the Moon to win Google’s Lunar X-Prize. In order to win the prize,...

Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST

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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

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

This is The Best Time To Launch A Cyberattack Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence program that develops cyberweapons. And let’s further imagine that you’ve developed a pretty...

Jan 23 2014, 2:02am CST

Captain & Tennille are getting a divorce

Captain & Tennille are getting a divorce The popular 1970s husband-and-wife singing duo are getting a divorce.

Jan 23 2014, 1:28am CST

Intel Education Tablet gets a 10-inch screen and Android operating system

Intel Education Tablet gets a 10-inch screen and Android operating system New tablet and notebook are for education environments

Jan 22 2014, 11:15am CST

Next Nintendo Console Rumors

Next Nintendo Console Rumors The Wii U is in trouble. Nintendo failed to come within striking distance of lofty sales projections, third-party developers are few and far between, and even a well-reviewed Mario game. It’s bad news for the big N....

Jan 21 2014, 1:18pm CST

HTC One Next-Gen to Come in March

HTC to Launch HTC One Plus in March HTC is reportedly planning to launch the next generation of its HTC One smartphone with bigger screen and twin-sensor rear camera by the end of March 2014.

Jan 20 2014, 6:01am CST

Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls

Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls The Web is the number one lead generation channel for B2B marketers.  Social communities, websites and the Internet are destination sites for B2B buyers researching planned purchases and educating themselves on key...

Jan 18 2014, 3:16pm CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contamination crisis, California hosts a grave water emergency. Gov. Jerry Brown delivered the  ...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...

Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST

Nun births baby boy and names him Francis

Nun births baby boy and names him Francis A 32-year old nun who was confined at a convent in Italy gave birth to a baby boy. She said that she wasn't even aware she was pregnant. Now people are wondering how it happened.

Jan 17 2014, 10:29pm CST

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Should Digital Health Startups Prioritize Eyeballs or Revenue? The good news, I guess, is that the well-worn “eyeballs versus revenue” debate – a dialog that has beset the tech world for years – has at long last reached digital health, suggesting that now there may be enough of...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm CST

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management Wither the information technology department?  There’s been no end to speculation as of late, as employees bring their own devices to work, marketing chiefs grab more technology budget dollars, and everyone signs up and...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31pm CST

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Communicating Disasters No stats.  Just a hunch.  Disasters are increasing.  Whether floods, terrorism, tsunamis, plants collapsing, fires, oil spills — the list goes on and on and on.  And it seems disasters are coming more frequently than...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress We’ve already heard fairly credible rumors that Microsoft is planning on naming its answer to Siri “Cortana,” after the little AI assistant from the Halo series. The company may be doubling down on that idea. According...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation It’s an endless parade, one  top-down proposal after another from Washington. Having just presided over another 80,000 pages of regulations in the 2013 Federal Register, the launch (so called) of Obamacare, and five...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

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The Altar Of Shiny By Courtney Nash Web and mobile users continue to expect faster sites and apps–especially when it comes to mobile–and this year I’d like to see people who work on the web spend more time focusing on performance as a...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

More Professional Sports Teams Are Thinking Green, To Please Fans And Make Money

More Professional Sports Teams Are Thinking Green, To Please Fans And Make Money The requisite press releases have been issued proclaiming the uber green-ness of the upcoming Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in my home state of New Jersey. Indeed, back in 2009, the venue was dubbed the “Greenest...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Apple Has To Pay $32.5 M To Parents Whose Kids Accidentally Bought Things On the App Store

Apple Has To Pay $32.5 M To Parents Whose Kids Accidentally Bought Things On the App Store If your little ones have been breaking the bank over gems in Hay Day without your permission, you’re entitled to a refund, according to the FTC. Apple and the government agency settled over a suit today and agreed to...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Butterfinger Cups Add Peanut Butter for Super Bowl

Butterfinger Cups Add Peanut Butter for Super Bowl Nestle’s Butterfinger Cups are about to come in the form of a delicious alternative product. The peanut butter flavor of the new cups features in a teaser ad for the Super Bowl 2014.

Jan 15 2014, 3:13am 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

GameStop Crashes After Surprise Fall In Holiday Video Game Sales

GameStop Crashes After Surprise Fall In Holiday Video Game Sales GameStop shares fell over 18% on Tuesday morning after the company announced “greater than expected decline” in video game sales over the holidays. Blaming it on the gaming transition to next generation consoles Xbox...

Jan 14 2014, 12:06pm CST

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IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand? CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignment issues. If you surveyed the news recently about IT jobs – those things you either can’t...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt By Dorie Clark How can you make your book a bestseller? A good person to ask would be Michael Hyatt, whose 2012 book Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World became an instant New York Times bestseller. He’s seen book...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

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Charter to bid below $135 a share for TW Cable Charter in pursuit of Time Warner Cable, willing to make cash-and-stock offer of up to $38B NEW YORK (AP) — Cable TV operator Charter Communications wants to buy the much larger Time Warner Cable in a cash...

Jan 13 2014, 4:41pm CST

How To Avoid The Fate Of Rap Genius When Doing SEO

How To Avoid The Fate Of Rap Genius When Doing SEO SEO, like many things in life, can be really good or really bad, depending on who’s doing it. Unfortunately, there are too many people claiming to be SEO professionals who don’t seem to know much beyond the basics, and...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One After an endless series of articles reporting on the early lead taken over Microsoft and the Xbox One by Sony's rival PlayStation 4  - with Sony’s next-gen darling currently over a million sales ahead in the early going...

Jan 13 2014, 12:21pm CST

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business Zendesk. Autotask. Freshdesk. These are three great little companies that make three excellent help desk/customer service management applications. But they, like others in this niche, could be in trouble. OK, I’m...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

Jon Taffer: How He Turns Failed Bars Into Major Successes

Jon Taffer: How He Turns Failed Bars Into Major Successes To further understand the bar and restaurant industry, I spoke to one of the leading experts in Jon Taffer. You might know Taffer from his hit reality TV show “Bar Rescue”, where he takes bars that are about to close...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

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2014 Marketing Trends You Probably Haven't Heard It’s that time of year.  I’m hopped up on eggnog and ready to go!  Last year’s “10 Marketing Trends for 2013 You Haven’t Heard” was a popular one.  Let’s do it again.  Hoping three or four of these are ones you won’t...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am 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

Westboro Baptist Church protests scheduled today

Westboro Baptist Church protests scheduled today Westboro Baptist Church: Christians are to blame for the sodomite take-over of this nation, for same-sex marriage, and for the resulting destruction of this land.

Jan 12 2014, 10:14pm CST