Sperm Donor to Shell out Child Support A sperm donor who lent his services to a lesbian couple has had a child conceived by one of them. Although he waived his rights as a legitimate parent of the child, according to a Kansas judge, he is to shell out child support. A loophole in Kansas law makes him the father of the child.
Jan 24 2014, 1:44am 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
iPhone 5S Users Siphoning the Data The busy users of Apple’s iPhone 5S as well as 4G networks are virtually siphoning all the data that exists in cyberspace. They are the most data-conscious employers of the services on the face of the planet.
Jan 23 2014, 2:43am CST
The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful and efficient. One of the greatest insights I have come upon to move my business forward is to...
Jan 22 2014, 8:04am CST
Irs.gov Offers Free File Program The governmental shutdown has caused the date for filing tax returns to be postponed to January 31st. However, the Irs.gov free file program makes this quite an easy proposition.
Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST
Drew Barrymore has No Regrets The freedom-loving actress and mother, Drew Barrymore has no regrets on her past. Barrymore said that she wouldn’t allow her daughter when she grows up to pose naked in Playboy. The fact that she herself bared all at the tender age of 19 makes no difference to Drew. It looks like she truly believes in the “do as I say, don’t do as I do” motto.
Jan 21 2014, 4:36am CST
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 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
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
Trayvon Martin Death Occurred Due to Racial Profiling The mother of Trayvon Martin spoke about how he was shot dead by George Zimmerman due to the sick policy of racial profiling. She blamed the system that was biased against colored people and said that her son’s tragic death had occurred due to this flaw in America’s edifice of law and justice.
Jan 17 2014, 7:10am CST
More fights could follow driver's Google Glass win Calif. driver's Google Glass court win likely to be first fight of many as tech outpaces law
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman believed to be the first person cited for wearing Google Glass while driving...
Jan 17 2014, 2:01am CST
Church Sex Abuse Files Released The Chicago Archdiocese of the Catholic Church has decided to bring its sex abuse files in the knowledge of the public. This is being done in order to prevent any future incidents of child molestation by priests.
Jan 16 2014, 5:34am CST
Yale Frat Death: 86 Yale Frat Members Sued The death of Nancy Barry was caused by a Yale frat member who drove his truck into her tailgating car three years ago. This has led to a large-scale litigation by the victim’s family. They are suing all 86 members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Jan 16 2014, 4:40am CST
Monster Drinks Face Challenges Despite High Sales The cost price of Monster drinks has skyrocketed so that it is currently three billion dollars richer than in previous times. However, the company faces challenges despite a high sales volume. The effects on health are a major hurdle for the beverage firm.
Jan 15 2014, 4:52am CST
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 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 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
Jon Taffer: How He Turns Failed Bars Into Major Successes To further understand the bar and restaurant industry, I spoke to one of the leading experts in Jon Taffer. You might know Taffer from his hit reality TV show “Bar Rescue”, where he takes bars that are about to close...
Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST
Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner? We get smarter,...
Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST
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
5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014 The first of the year can be overwhelming for many people. Even with the best of intentions, people overspend and are left with credit card bills to pay off. We go into the season confident we can stick to a budget but...
Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST
Miss Venezuela Murder Outrages Venezuela Robbers kill former Miss Venezuela, Monica Spear along with her husband on highway in Venezuela. The brutal way they were killed by thieves led to outrage across the nation.
Jan 10 2014, 5:10am CST
Media Skills: Chris Christie Gives Forceful Apology On Wednesday, January 8th when I first heard the news about the George-Washington bridge closure scandal in New Jersey, I knew that Governor Chris Christie had to give a direct, forceful, explanation immediately. If not...
Jan 9 2014, 12:36pm CST
First Images Of Marvel Superhero Theme Park Unveiled It’s a massive six-story high dome as big as two football fields. It includes 4D rides and games like a state-of-the-art amusement park. And it features 3D animation, virtual reality, and hologram simulations, all...
Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST
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
Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft? Are you sick of waiting for a taxi or limo? If you have a smartphone, you may be able to summon a car in minutes via Uber, Sidecar or Lyft. Lyft has the added visual bonus of a furry pink mustache on the front grille....
Jan 8 2014, 11:01am CST
Frozen Pipes: How to Cope with Them With the temperature reaching sub-arctic levels, the problem of frozen pipes has arisen in many regions of the United States. Here we show you how to cope with them in a handy and efficient manner.
Jan 8 2014, 5:52am CST
Japan Tainted Food Outbreak Causes Food Poisoning The latest crisis to hit Japan is a tainted food outbreak that has spread havoc. It has caused food poisoning in over 350 people. The company responsible for the frozen seafood laced with pesticide has apologized and recalled more than a million of the products.
Jan 8 2014, 4:00am CST
Velveeta Shortage to Affect Super Bowl The Super Bowl is here and every sports lover wants to sit at home and watch the game with nachos and cheese dip. However, a slight hitch has come up. Velveeta, a cheese product by Kraft, is in shortage. The company faces this conundrum amidst the winter blues season.
Jan 8 2014, 3:07am CST
Former Miss Venezuela Killed Venezuela is the murder capital of the world. The crime rate is so high that it defies logic. In the latest attack on innocent civilians, robbers killed former Miss Venezuela, Monica Spear along with her husband in cold blood. They are survived by a four year old daughter.
Jan 8 2014, 2:08am CST
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