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Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

The Science Behind The Dress

The Science Behind The Dress

Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

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How to Get Walmart Black Friday 2014 Doorbuster Deals

How to Get Walmart Black Friday 2014 Doorbuster Deals Are you wondering how the Walmart Black Friday 2014 Sales event works and how you can get your hands on one of the hot Walmart doorbuster deals? Find the answers in the Walmart Black Friday shopping guide below.

Nov 23 2014, 2:26pm CST

Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557

Highest-Priced Super Bowl 2014 Ticket Sold On StubHub Goes for $10,557 Barring a weather event of epic proportions (more on that in a bit), Super Bowl XLVIII will be played a week from today at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. By now, the hype—whether it’s the Seahawks’ Richard Sherman, or...

Jan 27 2014, 2:06am CST

Khloe Kardashian avoided pregnancy due to marriage problems

Khloe Kardashian avoided pregnancy due to marriage problems Kim Kardashian: Khloe wasn't trying to get pregnant.

Jan 24 2014, 10:43pm CST

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S. Throughout this would-be U.S. economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries and incomes are under pressure. Once mighty retailers like Sears Holdings and Barnes & Noble (...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am CST

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative about that retail giant’s slow slide toward irrelevance and extinction. Don’t. Or, at least,...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am CST

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already?

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already? An article from TheStreet.com has declared that just as the i3 is launching, a “critical BMW selling point has been removed, resulting in a huge victory for Tesla as well as BMW’s other competitors.”  The...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this month, BMW and ChargePoint –who has developed the nation’s largest electric vehicle charging network – were touting their growing relationship.  BMW was offering test...

Jan 22 2014, 8:02am 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

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

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program President Obama: The reforms I'm proposing today should give the American people greater confidence that their rights are being protected.

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't President Obama gave a speech this morning outlining changes to be implemented in the NSA phone record surveillance program. The reforms are a result of an in-depth investigation into NSA intelligence gathering...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt? The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that was high on rhetoric but short on details (which will be made clear in sixty days),...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo?

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo? Many misinterpreted my column of yesterday as predicting that Tim Cook and Apple will fail. Even Paul Carroll, my “New Killer Apps” coauthor, took it that way, and suggested that Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo would...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11pm CST

I4U news

Apple May Have Generated $60 Billion Of Revenue In The December Quarter Apple has scheduled its December quarter results to be released on Monday, January 27, with its conference call at 2:00 pm Pacific Time. I estimate that the company could report $59.8 billion in revenue and $14.64 in...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over'

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over' With the successful launches of the Xbox One and the PS4, it’s been easy to forget that the latest console generation started in November of 2012 with a dud. Nintendo’s Wii U launched with what seemed to be a...

Jan 17 2014, 2:21am CST

Fired Yahoo Exec's $109M Golden Parachute Was One Of The Biggest Ever

Fired Yahoo Exec's $109M Golden Parachute Was One Of The Biggest Ever There are a lot of different ways to express just how massive is the payout Yahoo is bestowing upon Henrique De Castro, the chief operations officer fired this week by CEO Marissa Mayer after only 15 months on the job....

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What? Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California site. Given his background in finding vulnerabilities in software and websites, spotting...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State It’s been unavoidable for me to end up a de facto contributor for science and technology down in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina – the combination of intellectual energy and quality of life is what...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success? If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are not alone. It wasn’t that long ago that age signified wisdom. But in the last decade Silicon...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

I4U news

Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

I4U news

Merck's Vorapaxar Gets Positive FDA Review A few years ago a novel antiplatelet agent from Merck seemed all but dead. Vorapaxar, a thrombin receptor antagonist, was widely thought to have no future after unacceptably high serious bleeding rates were found in two...

Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums With current TV projects like The Blacklist and active film projects like Stretch, it’s hard to believe Joe Carnahan would have any time to speak about his evolving career. But in this exclusive interview, Joe took a...

Jan 13 2014, 9:51am 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

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months. Last year Ford spokesperson Mike Rowe started using the word “fresh” to describe features...

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner?  We get smarter,...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues What happens when a taxpayer disagrees with the Internal Revenue Service? Some people think that the matter ends there: the IRS always wins, right? Not necessarily. There are a few ways to appeal an action with IRS but...

Jan 11 2014, 3:51pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Desktop Blood Pressure Monitor with Speech - VGP 4050 from Vitagoods LLC

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Desktop Blood Pressure Monitor with Speech - VGP 4050 from Vitagoods LLC CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Desktop Blood Pressure Monitor with Speech - VGP 4050 from Vitagoods LLC

Jan 11 2014, 12:43pm CST

Brad Jefferson's Animoto Uses AI to Create Inexpensive, Professional Videos for You or Your Small Business

Brad Jefferson's Animoto Uses AI to Create Inexpensive, Professional Videos for You or Your Small Business A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Lanscape: Brad Jefferson, Co-Founder and CEO, Animoto… “We’re trying to make it easy to create beautiful and emotionally engaging videos...

Jan 11 2014, 11:01am CST

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected' On January 9, health insurance bellwether Humana formally announced something that industry observers have long suspected: that healthy and young people don’t think Obamacare’s insurance plans are a good deal for them....

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014 The first of the year can be overwhelming for many people. Even with the best of intentions, people overspend and are left with credit card bills to pay off. We go into the season confident we can stick to a budget but...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

How A Bank Gave My Data To A Marketing Firm Before The Signup Process Was Complete

How A Bank Gave My Data To A Marketing Firm Before The Signup Process Was Complete As someone who recently moved to Washington, D.C., after three years in London and many more in Norway, and is currently playing the waiting game that is U.S. immigration, I received my social security number earlier...

Jan 10 2014, 9:01am CST

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets Gartner estimates that PC shipments declined 6.9% year over year to 82.6 million units while IDC estimated they dropped 5.6% to 82.2 million. PC unit declines have ranged from mid-single to low-double-digits over the...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST

The Myths of CES: Why Marketers Get Value Out Of This Show

The Myths of CES: Why Marketers Get Value Out Of This Show I just survived my first CES, and being on site in Vegas resolved some myths for me. I won’t get into the myths about Las Vegas (though it is true that the food is way better than it used to be), but here are my...

Jan 9 2014, 4:56pm CST

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term Reuters is reporting that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Samsung’s CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon have agreed to attend a mediation session on or before February 19 which is prior to a March trial date in the U.S. (Note that my family and...

Jan 9 2014, 1:56am CST

Apple and Samsung to attend mediation session prior to big fight

Apple and Samsung to attend mediation session prior to big fight As the two fierce rival prepare to wage war later this year, a mediation session will be held next month to conduct settlement talks.

Jan 8 2014, 11:25pm CST

Dolby Vision: A New Level In Picture Quality (Potentially)

Dolby Vision: A New Level In Picture Quality (Potentially) Dolby wants to improve the picture quality of televisions, and Dolby Vision is how they’re aiming to do it. More than just a TV technology, it’s an “end-to-end solution” that includes support from content creators and...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21pm CST

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day Despite the announcement from the Internal Revenue Service about the late start to tax season, taxpayers are already confused. Why the confusion? Tax preparer advertising. Some tax preparers are accepting tax returns...

Jan 8 2014, 9:11pm CST