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Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Xirrus Lets Las Vegas Sands Charge WiFi Premium

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 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

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World 30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh. More accurately, The Great Magician took it out of a bag and let it talk to us. The Macintosh, as I learned from first-hand experience in 1984, was a huge leap...

Jan 24 2014, 8:48am CST

Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers

Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). As a refresher, AdSense automatically fills unsold ad space inventory for quick and easy...

Jan 24 2014, 8:11am CST

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

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

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac “Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT.”

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Carmax Super Bowl 2014 Ad Released including a Puppy Version

Carmax Super Bowl 2014 Ad Released including a Puppy Version Another Super Bowl 2014 Ad gets fully released online ahead of the Big Game. The Carmax Super Bowl 2014 ad also has a puppy version. Carmax excuse for the dog version is the Puppy Bowl.

Jan 23 2014, 5:00am CST

Davos Dispatch: Tech Titans On Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform

Tech Titans Talk Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform in Davos Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the digital landscape: bandwidth, privacy, data and business transformation. The speakers were Randall...

Jan 22 2014, 4:12am CST

CES 2015 News
It Had To Happen! Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014 That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this before with a number of other consumer electronic devices from the TV to VCRs and DVD players...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST

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New Flash Solutions To Enable All Flash Data Centers Flash memory is finding its way into more storage systems, augmenting and sometimes replacing slower digital storage technology, such as hard disk drives.  As flash memory gets less expensive per GB, decisions to...

Jan 20 2014, 1:20pm CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. After rolling my eyes many many times this week, I eventually caved in. I finally took...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST

The CIOs' Dilemma: Making The Leap To The Next Phase Of Computing

The CIOs' Dilemma: Making The Leap To The Next Phase Of Computing There’s an annoying buzz hovering around CIOs’ heads these days. It goes by many names but has the same aggravating hum no matter who’s saying it. Some call it digital transformation; others, digital IQ; still others,...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800 The massive data breach at Target during the 2013 holiday shopping season which the retailer now admits affected from 70 to 110 million customers used an inexpensive “off the shelf” malware available online for as...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11pm CST

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy “Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy,” wrote Aimee Groth in Quartz. “Gurus Gone Wild” wrote my fellow...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug * Co-written with Laura Anne Edwards, Global Content Partner, Unreasonable Group. So video games are addictive—this we know. It comes down to dopamine, one of the brain’s basic signaling molecules. Emotionally, we feel...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

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JPMorgan's Dimon: Target breach is a wake-up call JPMorgan's Dimon: More Target-like breaches will occur unless retail, banks work together NEW YORK (AP) — More Target-sized security breaches will happen if banks and retail stores don't start working...

Jan 14 2014, 11:46am CST

Greg 'Ghostcrawler' Street Jumps From Blizzard To Riot Games

Greg 'Ghostcrawler' Street Jumps From Blizzard To Riot Games Riot Games has just hired Greg “Ghostcrawler’ Street as the new Lead Designer for the world’s most popular game, League of Legends. Street spent a decade working on the Age of Empires team, but is most well known for...

Jan 14 2014, 11:06am CST

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy Imagine if Tim Cook fired up the production lines and started churning out the Apple II instead of the latest Macbook Pro. The world would think he had gone barking mad. After all, what company in its right mind would...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today Last month, we subjected readers to a hindsight lament: How you should have spent $100 at the beginning of 2013. Using the Forbes time travel machine, we went back to last January and dropped Benjamins on a slew of...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

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The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation. “A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

The American Economy, Not Feminism, Is What's 'Ruining' Masculinity

The American Economy, Not Feminism, Is What's 'Ruining' Masculinity By Rachel Burger There has been a growing chorus warning about the end of men for some time now. Camille Paglia recently exclaimed, “educated culture routinely denigrates masculinity and manhood,” joining the host of...

Jan 10 2014, 7:21am CST

Super Bowl 2014 Ads is Last Task for Current Anheuser-Busch InBev VP of Marketing

Super Bowl 2014 Ads is Last Task for Current Anheuser-Busch InBev VP of Marketing Anheuser-Busch InBev informed partners and employees about a marketing leadership change just ahead of the crucial Super Bowl.

Jan 10 2014, 7:03am CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day

7 Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day If you feel like you’re consistently finding there’s more ‘work’ than there is ‘day’, you’re not alone. Too many of us get caught up in putting out fires, wasting time on tasks that don’t really matter, and using our...

Jan 8 2014, 11:21am CST

TVs That Bend, Stretch Clear Signs Of A Desperate Industry

TVs That Bend, Stretch Clear Signs Of A Desperate Industry There’s no doubt there are plenty of televisions to ogle at CES 2014. Models as large as 120 inches are being announced with picture quality and price tags that are equally jaw-dropping. But nearly every new feature:...

Jan 7 2014, 8:26am CST

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know What if you invented a revolutionary product that replaced narcotics to alleviate pain, but you fumbled the public relations (PR) effort and your news got lost in the media echo chamber?   Startups and entrepreneurs in...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

There's A Futuristic Rifle So Smart It Can't Miss--But Profiting From It Is A Tricky Shot

There's A Futuristic Rifle So Smart It Can't Miss--But Profiting From It Is A Tricky Shot Customers who want to test-drive TrackingPoint’s Precision Guided Firearm often come to an outdoor firing range in Texas Hill Country with Chase Sutton. A bearded, 300-pound wildlife biologist and safari guide turned...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

Tesla And Adobe: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment

Tesla And Adobe: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment For the last 75 years products (both durable goods and software) were built via Waterfall development. This process forced companies to release and launch products by model years, and market new and “improved” versions...

Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm CST

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9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you. 1. Government versus The Internet...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Internet-based telephony, or what is referred to in Washington as the “IP Transition.” As I’ve...

Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST

Sharing, Trust, And Drones

Sharing, Trust, And Drones It began with a puppy. We had set out to adopt a dog, and for anyone who’s had puppies (or children for that matter) you know they grow quickly.  So rather than head to the local Petco and shell out a ton of cash for...

Dec 30 2013, 7:31pm CST

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Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels Despite more gadgets, electricity usage in US homes is falling to levels last seen in 2001 NEW YORK (AP) — The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than...

Dec 30 2013, 12:42pm CST

Germany's Energy Goes Kaput, Threatening Economic Stability

Germany's Energy Goes Kaput, Threatening Economic Stability If you want to do something big, you have to start small; and German innovation is well known around the world. Yet when it comes to energy policy, the country looks to have placed the cart before the horse. Germany has...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

What Obama's Mandela Funeral Selfie Tells Us About The Web In 2014

What Obama's Mandela Funeral Selfie Tells Us About The Web In 2014 As Nelson Mandela’s funeral became the kind of geopolitical media circus cynics expected it would, Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama seized...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

Four Ways To Keep Your Growing Startup From Breaking

Four Ways To Keep Your Growing Startup From Breaking A startup is a particularly fragile thing. After all, if fights among its founders and scarce cash don’t kill it, perhaps a failure to get customers will. So it should come as no surprise that a successful startup is...

Dec 30 2013, 8:51am CST

Revisiting My 2013 Predictions: The Crystal Ball Wasn't Awful

Revisiting My 2013 Predictions: The Crystal Ball Wasn't Awful Last December, when I was relatively new to Forbes, I closed the year with a look into what I admitted would be a hazy-at-best crystal ball for 2013. Before looking ahead to next year, it seems only fair to look back at...

Dec 29 2013, 7:26am CST

The New Mac Pro Equipped with A Replaceable Intel Processor

The New Mac Pro Equipped with a Replaceable Intel Processor After tearing the latest Mac Pro apart, the experts find the device to contain an upgradeable Intel processor

Dec 28 2013, 1:21pm CST