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Super Bowl 2014 Facts You Need To Know

Super Bowl 2014 Facts You Need To Know Get all the facts about the Super Bowl 2014 you need to know 1 day before the Big Game.

Feb 1 2014, 9:06am CST

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its very own expanded mobile-payments system. It has all the hardware and all that is needed is to put the software in place.

Jan 25 2014, 1:29am CST

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizon's FiOS TV service may be available on your phone. That's the vision...

Jan 22 2014, 3:36am CST

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges Unconventional oil and gas production is a huge factor in the US.  “Unconventionals” – which include shale gas, shale oil, and tight gas sands – accounted for over 8.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas production...

Jan 20 2014, 3:21pm CST

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device The combination of students and mobile phones has long been a source of anxiety for teachers. Instead of being engrossed in the lesson, the assumption is pupils will be unable to resist the lure of texting, watching...

Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST

Best Diet Plans for a Fit Body

Best Diet Plans Diet plans are a dime a dozen. Every time New Year’s Eve comes along a spate of diet books arrive with unrealistic promises of weight loss. However, the best diet for a fit body requires an eclectic approach. A multipronged effort that uses all the diets as tools for weight reduction is the ideal norm.

Jan 18 2014, 4:13am CST

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to play.  Many began to call the series of political uprisings “Twitter Revolutions” and a...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

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Should Digital Health Startups Prioritize Eyeballs or Revenue? The good news, I guess, is that the well-worn “eyeballs versus revenue” debate – a dialog that has beset the tech world for years – has at long last reached digital health, suggesting that now there may be enough of...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm 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

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne

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

Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases

Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has entered into a consent decree with Apple regarding alleged charges that Apple allowed children to purchase apps and make in-app purchases on its app store. The FTC...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You

Six Fitness Problems Fitbit Won't Solve For You “Just because I have a fitness app on my phone doesn’t make me an athlete.”  - Dr. Harry Greenspun, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions       2013 was the year that health and fitness devices and smart phone apps...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

Trade BitCoins Through Your Social Graph... With A Little Bit Of Help From Your BitFriends

Trade BitCoins Through Your Social Graph... With A Little Bit Of Help From Your BitFriends BitCoin is the virtual currency world’s standard bearer, but it’s not for the faint of heart. From the cryptographic underpinnings of the financial system to building your own Bitcoin mining rig, there’s a lot going on...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

New Ways For Turning Data Into Dollars Now

New Ways For Turning Data Into Dollars Now By Scott Cameron, Andrew Pickersgill, Rob Turtle Big Data is transforming the way companies do business.  But many firms are finding that it requires significant investments of time and money before seeing the value. ...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

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Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water It’s no secret that electricity generation requires substantial amounts of water, and different energy sources require varying amounts of water. Nor is it a surprise that Texas and other areas in the West and Southwest...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Charity Begins At 50? Codswallop!

Charity Begins At 50? Codswallop! Before he died this past December, hedge fund manager and philanthropist Robert W. Wilson had done many notable things. In the ‘70s, he’d survived what Forbes called “the most catastrophic short play in modern times” to...

Jan 14 2014, 10:06am CST

Nutanix Is Tech's Newest 'Unicorn,' Raising Massive $101M Round At $1B Valuation

Nutanix Is Tech's Newest 'Unicorn,' Raising Massive $101M Round At $1B Valuation Nutanix has reached ‘unicorn’ status in Sillicon Valley in just four years, raising a $101 million Series D funding round Tuesday led by Riverwood Capital and SAP Ventures that values the datacenter infrastructure...

Jan 14 2014, 9:06am 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

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Fast Track Bill Presented But Progress On Trade Requires The President Stand Up To Detroit <div> Last Thursday, legislation to restore “fast track” trade promotion authority was introduced in Congress.  The grant of that authority is widely considered necessary to complete and ratify the Trans-Pacific...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am 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

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it matters, finds a new study out today in Nature Neuroscience. The researchers found that giving...

Jan 13 2014, 9:41am CST

A Digital-Life Lesson: How Steve Jobs Almost Ruined Neil Young

A Digital-Life Lesson: How Steve Jobs Almost Ruined Neil Young Neil Young played Carnegie Hall last week in a series of 4 critically acclaimed concerts. I was lucky enough to be at the second night. And what I saw, in addition to a show deserving all the praise it has received, was...

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-term freelancers. The percentage varies (ASTD, SHRM), from 30 to 45 percent, which seems...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise Jolla was formed in late 2011 from a number of former Nokia Engineers who had been working on a number of Linux-based operating systems and handsets (including the Nokia N9). Just over two years later, their first...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market Beats Electronics, the fashion headphone behemoth led by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, has officially announced its plans to launch a music streaming service in the U.S. on January 21. Dubbed Beats Music, the $10 per month...

Jan 12 2014, 9:46am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sanctuary 4 charger from Bluelounge

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sanctuary 4 charger from Bluelounge CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Sanctuary 4 charger from Bluelounge

Jan 11 2014, 1:16am CST

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014 Sorry, did I say Internet of Toothbrushes? Maybe I meant Internet of Things. It’s definitely arrived though, for you can connect all sorts of mundane things to the interwebs now, including even your toothbrush. OK,...

Jan 10 2014, 3:11pm CST

DualShock Controller is a Must for PlayStation Now

DualShock Controller is a Must for PlayStation Now PlayStation Now will be requiring a new attachment gadget. A Dualshock controller is a must for the game from Sony.

Jan 10 2014, 1:32pm CST

PET Imaging Market Poised To Grow With New Compounds

PET Imaging Market Poised To Grow With New Compounds At first glance, a Positron Emission Tomography scanner looks just like an MRI or CT scanner. But obtaining images is a little more complicated in PET. Before undergoing the scan, patients are injected with a glucose...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

Super Bowl 2014 Date, Times, Ads, Teams and FAQs

Super Bowl 2014 Date, Times, Ads, Teams and FAQs Get all the facts about the Super Bowl 2014 in our Super Bowl 2014 Guide for Geeks.

Jan 10 2014, 7:47am 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

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare? This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from receiving subsidized health insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges. “Americans are...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence #6 Of  “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media” By Davia Temin and Ian Anderson The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge The Russian city of Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics from Feb. 7 to Feb. 23 and the Paralympics from March 7 to March 16. Russia is no stranger to hosting high-profile global events; it hosted the 1980 Summer...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

Green Tech Investments Down, With Big Deals Going To Car-Sharing Apps, Clean Power, Energy Efficient Gear

Green Tech Investments Down, With Big Deals Going To Car-Sharing Apps, Clean Power, Energy Efficient Gear Venture capital investments in cleantech startups worldwide ended 2013 with 1,007 deals totaling $6.8 billion, a decline from the 1,037 deals amassing $7.9 billion the year before, according to market research firm the...

Jan 8 2014, 12:41pm CST