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Messaging App Tango Raises $280 Million Led by Ali Baba's $215 Million

Alibaba Invests $215 Million that Helps Raise Tango $280 Million

The Calif-based social messaging app Tango has raised $280 million in its Series D round of venture funding. And it has been ai...

Mar 20 2014, 5:48am CDT

Palm Bay Shooting Raises Issues of Gun Ownership

Palm Bay Shooting Raises Issues of Gun Ownership

A shooting in Palm Bay, Florida has raised the perennial issues of gun ownership in America. Although no one was fatally wounde...

Jan 31 2014, 10:47am CST

 The Grammys Taxes and the IRS

Grammys Taxes and the IRS

The Grammys award show is a big production, which GRAMMY.com calls Music’s Biggest Night. Awards are coveted for their st...

Jan 27 2014, 5:00am CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a repo...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Tomb Raider Runs At 1080p, 60 FPS On Sony PS4, Xbox One is Still A Question

Tomb Raider Runs At 1080p, 60 FPS On Sony PS4, Xbox One is Still A Question

The hardware wars continue. Tomb Raider: Definitive edition is almost out, and a live game stream from Games Radar confirms tha...

Jan 24 2014, 6:16am CST

Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock

Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock

Carl Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple with vote on stock-buyback proposal looming SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activist inve...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful an...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am 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 destina...

Jan 18 2014, 3:16pm CST

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street

After a Reuters report last month claimed the NSA paid security company RSA $10 million for a backdoor into their encryption te...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

Butterfinger Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser Video Released

Butterfinger Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser Video Released

Nestle USA enters the Super Bowl ad game with the Butterfinger Super Bowl 2014 ad and has already released a 70 second teaser t...

Jan 16 2014, 1:59pm CST

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Will 2014 be the year we trade in our credit cards and abandon our wallets in favor of virtual currencies? If you follow the re...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding

FarmLogs is a farm management software startup that builds tools for helping farmers increase their productivity and efficienc...

Jan 15 2014, 6:11am CST

Contently Raises $9 Million To Build 'The Plumbing For Brand Publishing'

Contently Raises $9 Million To Build 'The Plumbing For Brand Publishing'

Native advertising, content marketing, sponsored content — whatever you call it, it’s one of the most powerful currents remakin...

Jan 15 2014, 5:31am CST

I4U news

App Tracker uTest Raises $43M From Goldman Sachs For Future Acquisitions And IPO

A startup known for its mobile application testing, uTest, has more than doubled its funding to date as it pursues acquisitions...

Jan 14 2014, 6:36am CST

I4U news

Ad Tech Shop Turn Raises $80M Late-Stage Round In March Toward Eventual IPO

With millions flowing into ad tech, Turn Inc. has been a bit of an anomaly, not raising money for over three years and working...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am 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....

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

Lessons from Zuckerberg and Bloomberg: As Giving Goes Up, Philanthropy Under Fire

Lessons from Zuckerberg and Bloomberg: As Giving Goes Up, Philanthropy Under Fire

The report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy that the top ten philanthropic gifts in the year past totaled $3.4 billion, and tha...

Jan 11 2014, 12:16am CST

WellDoc Raises $20 Million To Market First Mobile Prescription For Diabetes Management

WellDoc Raises $20 Million To Market First Mobile Prescription For Diabetes Management

WellDoc, which sells a type 2 diabetes interactive management program on a mobile device, raised $20 million from Merck Global...

Jan 10 2014, 8:21am CST

Tron The Move - Huawei Announces Android-Powered Tron Games Console

Tron The Move - Huawei Announces Android-Powered Tron Games Console

Well, what a bombshell. No sooner has the Chinese government announced a relaxation of its ban on games consoles, than Huawei –...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

I4U news

Mosaic Plans Overseas Expansion With Its Kickstarter-Style Solar Campaigns

Mosaic, a California startups that raises solar project investments through kickstarter-like campaigns, plans to expand oversea...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

Cloud Foundry Creator Tires of PaaS Posturing - But Misses Fundamental Differences

Cloud Foundry Creator Tires of PaaS Posturing - But Misses Fundamental Differences

Twitter is full of self-appointed pundits making comments about the state of the world, this is particularly evident in the tec...

Jan 8 2014, 11:31am CST

Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad will feature a Small Business

Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad will feature a Small Business

Intuit is selecting a small business in a competition that will get their own Super Bowl Ad. This is a fun idea. What will a Su...

Jan 8 2014, 8:57am CST

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

“Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorde...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

I4U news

Taxing Bitcoin: IRS Review Will Have Big Implications For Investors In Virtual Currency

By now most everyone has heard of Bitcoin. But exactly what is it? And how should it be taxed? Bitcoin is usually described as...

Jan 7 2014, 2:56pm CST

Audi Super Bowl 2014 Ad promotes All-New A3

Audi Super Bowl 2014 Ad promotes All-New A3

Audi will again advertise during the Super Bowl. The Audi Super Bowl 2014 Ad will feature the Audi A3....

Jan 7 2014, 6:45am CST

Butterfinger Super Bowl 2014 Ad is First for Nestle USA

Butterfinger Super Bowl 2014 Ad is First for Nestle USA

Nestle USA enters the Super Bowl ad game with Butterfinger Super Bowl 2014 ad....

Jan 7 2014, 6:30am CST

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More

“Can you give us your grumpiest server?” That was the request made by two men at a Nebraska Cracker Barrel. The hostess couldn’...

Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm 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

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Ryan Caldbeck, Founder and CEO, Circle...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel,...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

Social Clout At Re/Code

Social Clout At Re/Code

Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story...

Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST

Why The Best Time To Drink Coffee Is Not First Thing In The Morning

Why The Best Time To Drink Coffee Is Not First Thing In The Morning

Drinking a cup of coffee first thing in the morning blunts the energy-boosting effects of caffeine and may lead to increased to...

Jan 5 2014, 8:01am CST

I4U news

13 Simple Ways Business Women Can Make A Difference In 2014

Women must take a special interest in supporting other women in order to help make gender equality in business a reality. Here...

Jan 2 2014, 4:11pm CST

I4U news

Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

Texting, dialing cellphone while driving raises crash risk especially for teens, study finds A sophisticated, rea...

Jan 2 2014, 1:41am CST

Ring In The New With Lightt, A Beautifully Intuitive And Musical Video App For iPhone

Ring In The New With Lightt, A Beautifully Intuitive And Musical Video App For iPhone

For many people who got new iOS devices over the holidays, figuring out what to do with them is on the resolutions list for the...

Dec 31 2013, 11:46am 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