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Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

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. repo...

Jan 24 2014, 7:06am CST

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers

This article is by Jeri Smith, president......

Jan 24 2014, 2:15am CST

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix And HBO: Has The House Of Cards Really Captured The Throne?

Netflix reports earnings later today and optimism reigns, with 2 million new U.S. subscribers expected, according to a Blo...

Jan 22 2014, 9:39am CST

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 bef...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

Having created the tablet market with the iPad, Apple has been woefully slow into Phablets. As yet it does not have a large scr...

Jan 21 2014, 8:57am CST

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

Start-Up Nation topped the charts in 2013. The value of all successful exits in the Israeli technology market in 2013 reached a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:26pm CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro t...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

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More Americans Reading Ebooks, Led By Younger And Wealthier

More Americans are reading ebooks now than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

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Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases

Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games WASHINGTON (AP) — Pl...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced this month that November world semiconductor sales compiled by the World...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

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Apple's Cook Says iPhone China Mobile Deal Is The Beginning of A Beautiful Friendship

Apple CEO Tim Cook did something his predecessor, Steve Jobs, didn’t do in pursuit of a deal for the iPhone with China Mobile,...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

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Google builds a 'Nest' for future of smart homes

Google counts on latest acquisition to open doors as homes get smarter in digital world SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual  winne...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

Google's Nest Purchase And The Plan To Become The 'Home OS'

Google's Nest Purchase And The Plan To Become The 'Home OS'

Today Google launched yet another moonshot, buying connected device maker Nest for $3.2 billion. It’s a big move just days afte...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Intel's Earning Preview: PC Segment Remains Weak But Data Center To Continue Growing

Intel's Earning Preview: PC Segment Remains Weak But Data Center To Continue Growing

PC microprocessor manufacturer Intel will report its Q4 2013 and full year earnings on January 16. The persistant decline in PC...

Jan 9 2014, 2:06pm CST

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Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function

Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ga...

Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm 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 t...

Jan 8 2014, 12:41pm CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Pro...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

By Jane Ho China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon In...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

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Samsung's 4Q profit hit by slowing mobile growth

Samsung's profit falls for first time in 2 years, highlights smartphone challenges. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qua...

Jan 6 2014, 10:31pm CST

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New software battle coming to smart TVs

New battle comes to smart TVs as Firefox, LG, others promote competing software NEW YORK (AP) — More choice — and...

Jan 6 2014, 2:46pm CST

From Wearables And Drones To Curved Smartphones And Purple-Hued Gadgets, CES 2014 Showcases What's Next In Tech

From Wearables And Drones To Curved Smartphones And Purple-Hued Gadgets, CES 2014 Showcases What's Next In Tech

Wearables. Drones. 4K TVs. Home automation systems. Kids’ tablets. Connected cars. Connected ovens. Curved screens. Wireless ev...

Jan 6 2014, 1:36pm CST

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2014: The Year Social HR Matters

In 2013, organizations finally began in earnest to integrate social technologies into recruitment, development and engagement p...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am CST

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Wave of wearable gadgets expected at CES event

Wearable gadgets expected to dominate at CES, but still await mass appeal LAS VEGAS (AP) — Will 2014 be remembere...

Jan 5 2014, 9:41am CST

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

By Cheryl Lock Many of the day-to-day things we do are just habit. That $10 lunch habit? That $30-per-class spinning habit? Whi...

Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm CST

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China And Russia Helping Fuel New Tech Boom

If I asked you to name the biggest online shopping day of the year, what would you guess? Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Free Ship...

Dec 31 2013, 2:45pm CST

Top Health Trend For 2014: Telehealth To Grow Over 50%. What Role For Regulation?

Top Health Trend For 2014: Telehealth To Grow Over 50%. What Role For Regulation?

For many years, telehealth advocates have accused payers of being unwilling to reimburse for proven telehealth interventions, w...

Dec 28 2013, 11:21am CST

Nvidia's Upgraded Tegra Note 7 To Expand Its Presence In Mobile Computing

Nvidia's Upgraded Tegra Note 7 To Expand Its Presence In Mobile Computing

Earlier this week, Nvidia updated its Tegra Note 7 tablet platform with new features and capabilities. The company introduced t...

Dec 27 2013, 2:36pm CST

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry

This threat to the Taiwanese economy, which depends on grabbing sizable shares of new IT hardware trends, has already hit contr...

Dec 24 2013, 7:16pm CST

The Best And Worst Sports Stocks Of 2013

The Best And Worst Sports Stocks Of 2013

The stock market has been on a tear this year with the S&P 500 up 27%, fueled in part by the Federal Reserve’s easy money p...

Dec 23 2013, 1:07pm CST

Headphones and Speakers Top Gift Lists 2013

Headphones and Speakers Top Gift Lists 2013

Headphones, speakers and audio equipment rises to the top of holiday gift lists...

Dec 23 2013, 12:57pm CST

Gartner Expects Big Wearable Electronics Push at CES 2014

Gartner Expects Big Wearable Electronics Push at CES 2014

Gartner predicts lots of new gear in wearable electronics category at CES 2014...

Dec 23 2013, 12:21pm CST

Why Are Stocks Rising?

Why Are Stocks Rising?

During 2013, many smart analysts and money managers voiced their puzzlement of why the stock market continued to rise in spite...

Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST

Apple's China Mobile Deal: Another Move In The Chess Game

Apple's China Mobile Deal: Another Move In The Chess Game

The timing of Apple’s deal to sell its iPhone on China’s Mobile, the world’s largest mobile carrier, is being hailed as two gia...

Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST

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Apple Inks 'Important' China Mobile Deal, Could Sell 17 Million iPhones In First Year

Apple, which has been negotiating with the world’s largest mobile carrier for years, finally talked its way to a deal, saying y...

Dec 23 2013, 1:56am CST

Crowdfunding Is Not Just For Billionaires Anymore

Crowdfunding Is Not Just For Billionaires Anymore

The year was 2004 and billionaire entrepreneur Peter Thiel decided to sow $500,000 into a small but growing startup. Facebook w...

Dec 20 2013, 3:31pm CST

The IPO Class Of 2014: After Twitter, Alibaba On Center Stage

The IPO Class Of 2014: After Twitter, Alibaba On Center Stage

The best thing the IPO class of 2014 has going for it is the IPO class of 2013. Put simply: performance matters. And strong fir...

Dec 20 2013, 9:26am CST