Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy Two of the stars, Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey, who appeared on Grey’s Anatomy have jointly signed a two year contract for the series. Both will continue a prominent presence in the 11th and 12th season of the medical establishment series.
Jan 24 2014, 5:44am CST
Jeep Super Bowl 2014 Ad is Likely Chrysler still manages to do something that just about no other brand can claim in the run-up to the Super Bowl each year: keep everyone guessing what the company will do with its Big Game advertising.
This year a...
Jan 24 2014, 1:44am CST
The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, a tool that I have used almost every day of my professional life for almost that entire span. I feel particularly inscribed in the Macintosh...
Jan 24 2014, 1:08am CST
Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.
Jan 23 2014, 11:43pm CST
Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion The Chinese tech giant Lenovo is all set to take over IBM’s x86 server enterprise. The merger will cost Lenovo approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is slated to be immensely beneficial to the Sinophiliac agency which will take on 7500 employees of IBM after the acquisition.
Jan 23 2014, 2:43pm 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
BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last three days of trading even as other phone makers and the rest of the market remain flat....
Jan 23 2014, 3:00am 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
CBS will use Google Glass for Super Bowl 2014 Coverage It seems that Google Glass has scored big at the up coming Super Bowl. It was revealed today that CBS will be using Google Glass to add one more view to the TV screens of over 100 million network TV viewers....
Jan 23 2014, 2:26am CST
Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one caveat. The large-battery version of the car — which appears to be the only one headed for China...
Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST
Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi? With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will never be a “normal” airport. But the tourism and convention money that comes from serving as...
Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST
5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (formerly known as Steam Box.) The Valve-spearheaded project looks to be as much an attempt to...
Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST
Jillian Michaels Streamlines Fitness Routine Jillian Michaels is one of the fittest females in the West. However, Michaels is not one to rest on her laurels. The supercharged fitness buff has further streamlined her exercise routine upon turning 40 years of age.
Jan 22 2014, 5:51am CST
Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin Beats Music is being launched today to much fanfare and rightfully so. Using “music curation” as its main calling card, it’s a different take on a theme used by other competitive services. Whether the public views that...
Jan 22 2014, 4:21am CST
This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper When Overstock began accepting Bitcoins on Jan. 9, it immediately grossed $100,000 in Bitcoin orders, according to its CEO Patrick Byrne. As he told CBS affiliate KUTV in Salt Lake City, “I’ve been hearing from people...
Jan 22 2014, 1:50am CST
Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups while failing to make headway in its core business of selling digital advertising. One of...
Jan 21 2014, 1:27pm CST
Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins Las Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin; will work for rooms, food, not gambling LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency...
Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm CST
Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays There are few problems harder in technology than bringing a new type of display to market. Since the invention of television and the CRT in the early 1900s, it’s been successfully pulled off twice. First, with the...
Jan 20 2014, 9:17am CST
Pregnant Nun Shocks Italy A pregnant nun gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Francis. The incident caught all of Italy by surprise. The 31 year old, convent-dwelling nun said that she had no idea that she was pregnant.
Jan 20 2014, 12:36am CST
Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets The S&P 500 is down 0.5% so far this year — and stocks face another potentially volatile week ahead with a barrage of earnings from major corporations as well as economic indicators and news from the World Economic...
Jan 19 2014, 5:11pm CST
Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent
The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...
Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST
Nun Birth of Baby Boy Surprises Italy A nun gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Francis. The incident caught all of Italy by surprise. The 31 year old, convent-dwelling nun said that she had no idea that she was pregnant.
Jan 18 2014, 6:40am CST
Medicare Budgetary Cuts May Prove Detrimental After Obamacare got rolling, the budgetary cuts in Medicare may ultimately prove to be detrimental. This tug of war is bound to occur as various medical insurance schemes via for funds.
Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST
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
The Partridge Family's Dave Madden dead at 82 The Partridge Family was an American sitcom that ran in the 1970s. It was about a widowed mother and her five children who later formed a band. Dave Madden played the role of the band's manager.
Jan 17 2014, 3:50pm CST
The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge. It’s not a pretty story. Bad enough when it appeared that through some means, hackers had gotten data all the way from...
Jan 17 2014, 1:51pm CST
Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...
Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST
Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues Once a niche corner of the market, analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends is increasingly taking centre stage, as illustrated by the recent news that the US energy group FirstEnergy has agreed to...
Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST
Oscar Nominations 2014 for Best Picture The 86th Oscar nominations for 2014 were announced last night. The Oscars will go live on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at 7pm ET/ 4pm PT. And as they come your way, the stars and starlets that make magical stuff happen on the movie screen are in gear to entertain the audiences. The Academy Awards will prove to be a passionate time for various artists who will get to show their stuff and collect their accolades.
Jan 17 2014, 4:29am CST
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