Predictions


Obamacare Enrollment Predictions Fall Short of Goal

Obamacare Enrollment Predictions Fall Short of Goal

The enrollment of individuals on the Obamacare platform has fallen short of the expected goal. The predictions have thus not be...

Mar 20 2014, 4:49am CDT

Sarah Palin is a Master of Predictions

Sarah Palin is a Master of Predictions

While she was pooh-poohed way back then, some of Sarah Palin’s 2008 predictions are spot-on. She has thus proven her detractors...

Mar 1 2014, 9:07am CST

Google buys DeepMind

Google buys DeepMind

Google is acquiring an artificial intelligence company called DeepMind Technologies.  The terms of the deal were undisclos...

Jan 27 2014, 2:04am CST

Grammys 2014 Predictions

Grammys 2014 Predictions

Who would the people pick to win a Grammy for Best New Artist?...

Jan 26 2014, 1:09pm CST

'Slow, Painful Death' For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s...

Jan 24 2014, 9:00am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last...

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups...

Jan 21 2014, 1:27pm CST

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

Having created the tablet market with the iPad, Apple has been woefully slow into Phablets. As yet it does not have a large scr...

Jan 21 2014, 8:57am CST

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Intel 4Q net income rises 6 pct

Intel posts 6 pct rise in 4th-qtr net income, falls slightly short of Wall Street predictions NEW YORK (AP) — Int...

Jan 16 2014, 4:46pm 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...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution launched a crowd-sourced and crowd-funded project yesterday to monitor radiation level...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer?

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer?

Until yesterday I was hopeful about the future of the music business. Today not so much. All the indicators and predictions sho...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am 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...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't

I thought it was a good point to review my pontificating in 2013. So I’ve pulled all my articles from the year to see if I’m a...

Jan 9 2014, 11:36am 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...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

China's Relaxation Of Its One-Child Policy Is A Bright Spot From 2013

China's Relaxation Of Its One-Child Policy Is A Bright Spot From 2013

By Scott Beaulier As the year came to an end, there were plenty of things from 2013 to look back on and be pessimistic about. E...

Jan 6 2014, 9:36pm 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...

Jan 6 2014, 9:16am CST

iPad Pro is Coming in Fall 2014

iPad Pro is a Hybrid iPad

Apple is reportedly ready to churn out a 12-inch iPad Pro from its factories this February. And this hybrid gadget will transfo...

Jan 5 2014, 11:22pm CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 27, January 6, 2014   In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to brief...

Jan 5 2014, 1:01pm CST

Another Possible Video Game Catastrophe For 2014: 'Dragon Age: Inquisition'

Another Possible Video Game Catastrophe For 2014: 'Dragon Age: Inquisition'

Recently Forbes’ Paul Tassi took a swing at the predictions bat: The biggest video game disaster of 2014 will be The Elder Scro...

Jan 4 2014, 3:36pm CST

12-Inch iPad Pro is Coming

12-Inch iPad Pro is Coming Soon

Apple is reportedly ready to churn out a 12-inch iPad Pro from its factories this February. And this hybrid gadget will transfo...

Jan 4 2014, 1:44am CST

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech.

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech.

As predictions go about what our future might look like, historically — we have often been wrong. By now, some thought we’d hav...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

4 Predictions About Podcasting For 2014

4 Predictions About Podcasting For 2014

I spent a lot of  time listening to podcasts in 2013, and chances are I’ll listen to even more this year. And I suspect I won’t...

Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014?

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014?

Venture capital used to be a great place to put money. But in the last 15 years, it has been a lousy investment. 2013 was the s...

Jan 3 2014, 7:56am CST

Where Will The S&P 500 Finish In 2014?

Where Will The S&P 500 Finish In 2014?

2013 was a banner year for investors, as the market hit record highs. Both the Dow and S&P 500 finished the year with their...

Jan 2 2014, 3:21pm CST

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive

When we humans have gazed into the future, more often than not our fantasies and predictions have included robots. Whether we’r...

Jan 2 2014, 1:11pm CST

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata. The dust is finally beginning to clear from the...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

My 5 Predictions for 2014

My 5 Predictions for 2014

I am uncharacteristically optimistic about the coming year–at least as it relates to my primary focus of technology’s impact on...

Jan 1 2014, 3:06pm CST

Ka-Ching: Mobile Payments Predictions For 2014

Ka-Ching: Mobile Payments Predictions For 2014

There seems to be only one thing that matters in the tech world nowadays: mobile. It certainly has been the key for putting Twi...

Jan 1 2014, 10:06am CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to n...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Four Fearless Predictions For The Music Industry In 2014

Four Fearless Predictions For The Music Industry In 2014

Tonight 2013 comes to a close, and with it, so does a typically eventful year in the music industry. In the past 12 months, we’...

Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST

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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 forec...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

Is This The Future Of Mobile Marketing And Mobile Advertising?

Is This The Future Of Mobile Marketing And Mobile Advertising?

Being the pop culture savant I am – as witnessed by my recent article 2014 Marketing Predictions With A Twist (click on the lin...

Dec 30 2013, 2:01pm CST

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9 Out-On-The-Limb Music Business Predictions For 2014

As the current year slowly grinds to a soft and mellow halt, it’s a good time to gaze into the crystal ball to see what possibi...

Dec 30 2013, 9:31am CST

2013 Crowdfunding Predictions Revisited

2013 Crowdfunding Predictions Revisited

Last December, I ventured out onto that proverbial limb and made a few predictions about what 2014 was likely to hold for crowd...

Dec 30 2013, 9:11am CST

Four Big Questions (And Predictions) For Social Media In 2014

Four Big Questions (And Predictions) For Social Media In 2014

The past year has been a wild one for those watching and living social media. In the span of 12 months, we saw a major IPO (Twi...

Dec 29 2013, 8:46pm CST

14 Pointed Predictions For 2014

14 Pointed Predictions For 2014

After recapping the hits and misses and misses of last year’s predictions (I did well on oil, less well on Apple; scored on the...

Dec 29 2013, 7:36am CST