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
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 why we have Michael Pachter. The Wedbush securities analyst has a reputation for frank talk...
Jan 24 2014, 9:00am 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
Bonanno Crime Family Indicted in 1978 Heist The 1978 Lufthansa heist was the biggest of its kind in American history. The Bonanno crime family was involved. Now, more than 30 years later, several members of the family have been indicted for the criminal offense. At the top of the list is Vincent Asaro.
Jan 24 2014, 12:58am CST
How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...
Jan 23 2014, 6:51am 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
AARP Chooses Jack Ryan for Grownups The association for adults that love movies has chosen Jack Ryan as a movie which is fit for grownups. This is the first time the AARP has made an announcement regarding a film made for mature audiences.
Jan 23 2014, 3:44am CST
Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Victoria Azarenka Agnieszka Radwanska soundly defeated Belarussian Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open. It was sweet revenge in its ultimate form. The score was 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 and the winner took it all while the loser had a fall.
Jan 22 2014, 7:56am CST
5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (formerly known as Steam Box.) The Valve-spearheaded project looks to be as much an attempt to...
Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST
Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have...
Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST
Best Credit Cards for Purchases Made in 2014 Credit cards have been called smart money. Maybe they are an evolution of how mankind handles cash. Instead of the unwieldy bundle of banknotes that make your wallet puffy, the slim and smooth plastic credit card is a better option. The best credit cards for purchases that you are likely to make in 2014 are listed below for your perusal.
Jan 21 2014, 6:48am CST
Kim Guadagno Rejects Mayor Zimmer’s Allegations The Lt. Governor of New Jersey, Kim Guadagno has outright rejected allegations made against her by Hoboken Mayor, Dawn Zimmer. The Hoboken head honcho has spoken about how Guadagno had blackmailed her regarding Hurricane Sandy aid. She has said that the rehabilitation efforts were tied up to her support of a project by Christie.
Jan 21 2014, 3:43am CST
Pregnant Nun Shocks Italy A pregnant nun gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Francis. The incident caught all of Italy by surprise. The 31 year old, convent-dwelling nun said that she had no idea that she was pregnant.
Jan 20 2014, 12:36am CST
Gabe Newell Is 'Fine' With EA's Origin On Steam Machines While Valve’s fleet of Steam Machines may be laying the groundwork for some massive future shift in console and PC gaming, in their current form, it’s hard to think off too many reasons to run out and buy them at...
Jan 19 2014, 10:41am CST
Nun Birth of Baby Boy Surprises Italy A nun gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Francis. The incident caught all of Italy by surprise. The 31 year old, convent-dwelling nun said that she had no idea that she was pregnant.
Jan 18 2014, 6:40am CST
Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there
NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...
Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST
Why It's Still Not Game Over For Nintendo News remain grim for Nintendo's Wii U video game console, and this has led to renewed speculation over the Japanese company’s future as a hardware manufacturer.
The bad news is in the numbers. Nintendo slashed Wii U...
Jan 17 2014, 3:51pm CST
The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge. It’s not a pretty story. Bad enough when it appeared that through some means, hackers had gotten data all the way from...
Jan 17 2014, 1:51pm CST
Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses If you forget your Facebook profile name, you can enter your name, email or phone number into a page called Find Your Account to find your Facebook profile and some alternative email addresses, which are partially...
Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST
CES: Looking Back 25 Years While many felt that the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) lacked anything revolutionary, the change over 25 years is remarkable. Computer vendors and consumer electronics vendors once had separate shows. Today the...
Jan 17 2014, 5:31am CST
Xbox One #1 Console In US For December, Outselling PS4 The NPD report for December is in. It was a good holiday season for all involved — and a very good one for Microsoft. The Xbox One and Xbox 360 were the best selling consoles in each of their generations, with 908,000...
Jan 16 2014, 6:36pm CST
Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne Retailers have known for the longest time that selling more products to an existing customer is generally easier than converting a new customer. This was a fact hundreds of years ago in the village market days and it’s...
Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST
Norv Turner is being Considered by Minnesota Vikings Norv Turner is being considered by Mike as a prime candidate for his staff of talented individuals. When Mike Zimmer was appointed the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, he started looking high and low for people to hire. His search includes Norv Turner.
Jan 16 2014, 7:02am CST
The Billion Dollar Market Microsoft And Sony Are Ignoring The console video game market remains huge. Last September, Grand Theft Auto 5 generated over $1 billion in revenue in its first few days, a feat even the wizards of Hogwart’s and Middle Earth never matched on the...
Jan 16 2014, 5:46am CST
BMW Throws Down The Green Gauntlet At The Detroit Auto Show This year in Detroit BMW showed a slew of new, small cars like the 1- and 2-Series, and a lighter-weight M3 and M4, in its latest effort to tighten and refine its burgeoning lineup.
Mercedes, with its new 4-cylinder AMG...
Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST
How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (down 22.5% from last year) and more bad news when increased hardware sales of the PS4 and...
Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST
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