Uncle Ben’s Rice Products Recalled A rice recall has been enforced on Uncle Ben’s infused products after they caused allergic reactions among youngsters. These products are not to be consumed but are meant to be returned to the stores from where they were purchased.
Feb 11 2014, 11:02pm CST
The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change. The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...
Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST
Apple Now Promoting Apple TV As A Full Product Line Apple is now promoting Apple TV separately as a full product line. Apple TV was previously offered as an hobby/accessory in the iPod product line. With its very own range of gadgets in synch with the upcoming Valentines Day Special, Apple is seriously looking forward to merging several of its television-related accessories.
Jan 29 2014, 2:21am CST
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
Scarlett Johansson defends SodaStream Super Bowl 2014 Ad SodaStream made a big splash revealing Scarlett Johansson as its first-ever Brand Ambassador. SodaStream has already got more attention for its Super Bowl 2014 Ad because Fox banned it. It continues to go great for SodaStream as now Scarlett Johansson gets criticized for her involvement with the Israeli based maker of the Home Soda solution.
Jan 27 2014, 2:20am CST
Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...
Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST
The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced...
Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST
David Beckham to be Nude in H&M Super Bowl 2014 Ad H&M will have fans vote on whether David Beckham will be naked or covered in H&M Super Bowl 2014 ad starting Monday. I already know the result. Watch below the teaser for the voting.
Jan 24 2014, 9:55am 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 End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...
Jan 24 2014, 8:10am 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
Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help Microsoft 2nd-quarter revenue, earnings top Street as Xbox One, Surface sales strong REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. reported revenue and earnings for its fiscal second quarter that topped Wall Street expectations...
Jan 24 2014, 7:06am CST
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
Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...
Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST
Jeep Super Bowl 2014 Ad is Likely Chrysler still manages to do something that just about no other brand can claim in the run-up to the Super Bowl each year: keep everyone guessing what the company will do with its Big Game advertising.
This year a...
Jan 24 2014, 1:44am CST
Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013 As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...
Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST
Apple Takes Two New Medical Sensor Experts on Board Apple has sought the services of two new medical sensor technology experts. It has taken on board the two, a male Indian and a talented female, to improve its biometric products profile. Everyone is on the lookout for a vital stat gadget that is likely to come out of the factories of Apple Incorporated soon.
Jan 23 2014, 1:54pm CST
Old Spice Fake Sites Campaign Is Over The Top Old Spice has just landed a huge viral it with the Old Spice Mom Song videos, but that is not enough for the brand. Now they launched an cool prank campaign that is ideal to trick one of your "manly" friends.
Jan 23 2014, 8:19am CST
5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...
Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST
Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B PC maker Lenovo Group buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion BEIJING (AP) — China's Lenovo Group is buying part of IBM's server business for $2.3 billion, adding to a product line-up dominated by personal...
Jan 23 2014, 4:01am CST
Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...
Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST
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