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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

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things?

What Nest Takeover by Google For The Internet Of Things? The Internet of Things (IoT) seemed to be an underlying theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with companies showing off cloud-connected Crock-Pots, heart monitors, and even bed mats that monitor how a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge—a competition to inspire European cities to come up with bold ideas that...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters @giorodriguez  The New Year’s Day hype is deserved, but for reasons that may not yet be visible Funny thing about us humans: we are vulnerable to stories that are framed simplistically. A story with a clear arc — and a...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation Does blending personalized water consumption data, conservation tips and competitive spirit create the right formula for getting people to use less water? That would be “yes” for the East Bay Municipal Utility District...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

6.5-magnitude earthquake shakes Puerto Rico

6.5-magnitude earthquake shakes Puerto Rico A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked Puerto Rico on Monday morning. The quake occurred along a fault that was previously created by two clashing tectonic plates.

Jan 13 2014, 10:59pm CST

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Google launches private ferry service for workers Google launches private ferry service to help take workers from San Francisco to Mountain View SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — How's this for an employee perk? Google workers commuting from San Francisco to the...

Jan 9 2014, 5:26pm CST

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What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm 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

CES 2015 News
How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES

How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES My advice to anyone delivering a presentation? Practice. A lot. You could be an unlikely social media hit when you fail to practice, and all for the wrong reasons. On the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show in...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST

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Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming Lusk, Wyo., charging station positioned to open up pickup-truck country to Tesla electric cars LUSK, Wyo. (AP) — In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks...

Jan 7 2014, 12:26am CST

Five Reasons California's Energy Efficiency Plan Flopped

Five Reasons California's Energy Efficiency Plan Flopped On paper, Energy Upgrade California looks like a sure winner. Under the program, California utilities have been offering qualified homeowners $4,500 in matching funds to make their homes more energy efficient. The...

Jan 6 2014, 11:46am CST

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More Tax season opens in 26 days. And here’s my big prediction: a lot of taxpayers will be taken by surprise. Despite all of those “no new taxes” type promises, tax bills are expected to edge higher for a number of taxpayers...

Jan 5 2014, 6:31pm CST

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare For years, it has been the number one talking point of Obamacare supporters. People who are uninsured end up getting costly care from hospitals’ emergency rooms. “Those of us with health insurance are also paying a...

Jan 2 2014, 1:51pm 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 Shipping Day in mid-December? Guess again. Even though Cyber Monday sales were spectacular this...

Dec 31 2013, 2:45pm CST

Kandi Crush: An Electric-Car Vending Machine From China Could Upend The Auto Industry

Kandi Crush: An Electric-Car Vending Machine From China Could Upend The Auto Industry China is growing so fast it’s sometimes difficult to get different sources to even agree which the biggest cities are and how many people live in them. But that said, among them is a name unfamiliar to most Americans,...

Dec 28 2013, 8:31am CST

Why "Starchitects" Should Leave Santa Monica's Skyline Alone

Why "Starchitects" Should Leave Santa Monica's Skyline Alone If the building gods have their way, the ocean views in Los Angeles may soon be overshadowed by towers of swirling steel and glass. A string of high-profile architecture proposals by Rem Koolhaus, Frank Gehry and Cesar...

Dec 27 2013, 4:16pm CST

Tax Break Ending For Underwater Homeowners: Is It The Right Time?

Tax Break Ending For Underwater Homeowners: Is It The Right Time? Here’s a startling statistic: the number of homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than their home is worth is greater than the number of residents in most states. According to the latest report from Zillow, nearly...

Dec 27 2013, 11:16am CST

The Metro Areas With The Most Economic Momentum Going Into 2014

The Metro Areas With The Most Economic Momentum Going Into 2014 America’s economy may be picking up steam, but it remains a story of parts, with the various regions of the country performing in often radically divergent ways. To identify the regions with the most momentum coming out...

Dec 26 2013, 3:01pm CST

United Wind Bets Leasing Will Transform The 'Small Wind' Market

United Wind Bets Leasing Will Transform The 'Small Wind' Market In September, I wrote about how certain wind technology and fuel-cell technology companies are borrowing a page from the success of companies like SolarCity that pioneered the solar leasing model responsible for an...

Dec 23 2013, 12:46pm CST

Forget The Package-Delivering Drones: Online Retailers Are Really Focused On Taxes This Holiday Season

Forget The Package-Delivering Drones: Online Retailers Are Really Focused On Taxes This Holiday Season Amazon scored an epic PR win when it debuted its idea for unmanned aircraft that deliver parcels on “60 Minutes” right at the start of the holiday shopping season. The story had everyone talking about Amazon and its...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST

Lazada, Tesco and the Logic of Logistics

Lazada, Tesco and the Logic of Logistics The customers of Lazada are all online but the regional shopping site sometimes resorts to attracting them the old-fashioned way: with TV ads, like the one above shown in Indonesia. I probably should have chosen this TV...

Dec 22 2013, 6:11pm CST

Why The Pittsburgh Steelers And Green Bay Packers Have More Out-Of-Town Fans Than The Washington Redskins

Why The Pittsburgh Steelers And Green Bay Packers Have More Out-Of-Town Fans Than The Washington Redskins In the aftermath of the Washington Redskins’ one point loss to the Atlanta Falcons last week, it was noted by Doc Walker on Washington, D.C. on ESPN 980 how few Redskins’ fans were in attendance in Atlanta. One obvious...

Dec 22 2013, 8:21am CST

Defending Your Money

Defending Your Money We are at war. The war I’m talking about doesn’t use those cute, bloodless drones that wreak havoc on foreign soil…or deliver Amazon baby wipes. This war is invisible and far more subversive. And you’re the target. This...

Dec 22 2013, 8:11am CST

Apple, Google Buses Blocked in San Francisco

Apple, Google Buses Blocked in San Francisco Apple, Google buses blocked by protesters in San Francisco. It seems class conflict was not restricted to the times of Karl Marx. It is alive and well in today’s milieu too. This is evident from protests taking place in San Francisco against the presence of Apple, Google bus routes.

Dec 21 2013, 3:28pm CST

Protests Against Google, Apple Buses in San Francisco

Protests Against Google, Apple Buses in San Francisco It seems class conflict was not restricted to the times of Karl Marx. It is alive and well in today’s milieu too. This is evident from protests taking place in San Francisco against the presence of Google/Apple bus routes.

Dec 21 2013, 8:30am CST

Californians Could Vote To Split Themselves Into Six New States

Californians Could Vote To Split Themselves Into Six New States If famed tech investor Tim Draper has his way (or rather, convinces enough California voters that it’s the best way), the cultural and economic juggernaut that is today’s California could cease to be, splintering via...

Dec 20 2013, 7:31pm CST

The Unexpected Magic Of Santa Fe's Christmastime Lanterns

The Unexpected Magic Of Santa Fe's Christmastime Lanterns Take a small paper bag, pour in a couple cups of sand, and stick a tea light in the center: as Christmas lights go, farolitos would seem to rank on the less-impressive side of the scale. There’s an army of technically-...

Dec 20 2013, 5:31pm CST

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated New data shows the economy is growing, giving support to the Federal Reserve’s decision to begin cutting back on asset purchases earlier this week and leading the stock market to a strong Friday open. According to the...

Dec 20 2013, 9:06am CST

Medicare About to Undergo Changes

Medicare is About to Undergo Changes Medicare is about to undergo certain changes. One of these is that a huge chunk will be taken out of physicians’ payments. As for residents of Maine, they won’t be affected by the governmental overhaul of healthcare.

Dec 2 2013, 3:07am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: The Last of Us

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: The Last of Us This is a great game for the action lover in your life be sure to buy yours today.

Nov 29 2013, 10:08am CST

Los Angeles Wants Gigabit Internet to Every Home and Business in the City

Los Angeles Wants Gigabit Internet to Every Home and Business in the City Citywide gigabit network expected to cost as much as $5 billion

Nov 6 2013, 11:31am CST

Tesla Popular Among the American Rich

Tesla Popular Among the American Rich The popularity of Tesla Model S and its unexpected success is mostly explained by the interest of wealthy, techno-savvy California rich

Nov 5 2013, 5:05pm CST

Jesus Tattoo Billboard Campaign Ensues

Jesus Tattoo Billboards Placed What appears on the billboards is a man resembling Jesus Christ with tattoos all over his upper body. The Jesus Tattoo Billboard Campaign ensues with the hope that people will get the real message behind the imagery.

Oct 12 2013, 4:03am CDT

China will Lift Ban on Sale of Video Game Consoles

China Lifts Ban on Sale of Video Game Consoles within Shanghai Free Trade Zone China is to lift its ban on sale of video game consoles that was imposed in 2000. The exciting games for the gaming crowd will be allowed within the Shanghai free trade zone in a surprising relaxation of rules by the Beijing Government.

Sep 27 2013, 8:20am CDT

Beijing Rooftop Villa to be Demolished

Beijing Rooftop Villa to be Demolished A high rise apartment in Beijing has an illegally built villa structure on its rooftop. After innumerable complaints from neighbors the rock villa is to be destroyed by the authorities.

Aug 14 2013, 3:40am CDT

NBC acquires video service startup Stringwire

NBC acquires video service startup Stringwire NBC buys live video service startup, Stringwire, in a bid to gather more "user-generated" content.

Aug 11 2013, 11:57pm CDT

Kim Dotcom becomes Anti-Spying Activist

Kim Dotcom becomes Anti-Spying Activist Kim Dotcom gets involved in New Zealand politics and faces off with Prime Minister over Spy-Law.

Jul 5 2013, 1:43am CDT

NYC and Nextdoor Partners to Launch Social Network for Neighborhood

NYC and Nextdoor Partners to Launch Social Network for Neighborhood The social network Nextdoor has taken New York City by storm. Mayor Bloomberg of NYC has taken on the services of Nextdoor to get his city’s neighborhoods in synch with each other.

Jun 15 2013, 5:19am CDT

78,000 to Live on Mars by One-way Trip

78,000 to Live on Mars by One-way Trip 78,000 candidates already applied to become the residents of Mars planet. Actually a Dutch company, Mars One, has a colony project and they will take people to live on Mars by 2023. But it will be a one-way trip only.

May 10 2013, 2:40am CDT