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Robin Thicke's Dad Alan Thicke Returns with Unusually Thicke

Robin Thicke's Dad Alan Thicke Returns with Unusually Thicke The originator of the hit single Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke and his dad Alan Thicke are definitely in the limelight. The former is wooing back his wife while the latter has returned to TV with a reality TV show titled 'Unusually Thicke'.

Apr 16 2014, 8:18am CDT

Shot Elephant Returns to Circus

Shot Elephant Returns to Circus A shot elephant named Carol has returned to the circus to which she belonged. This is after a health recovery hiatus that took awhile.

Apr 4 2014, 5:00am CDT

Tax Filing Procedure Complicated by Various Issues

Tax Filing Procedure Complicated It is tax return filing season and, although things will hopefully work out just fine in the end, various issues have cropped up along the way. Besides the governmental shutdown some time back another glitch which makes the procedure even more complicated is imitation sites that charge for free form filing.

Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming

Top 20 Reasons Why 2014 Is Year Of Family Gaming 20 reasons why 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the family gamer on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, 3DS, Vita and PC.

Jan 23 2014, 5:37am CST

Irs.gov Offers Free File Program

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

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmarole comes during a time when the federal government and the state department are E-filing.

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

Gun-Toting At The IRS

Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...

Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST

Because It's All About Virality - Dropbox Scores Funding At A $10B Valuation

Because It's All About Virality - Dropbox Scores Funding At A $10B Valuation Crazy you might say but WSJ is reporting that Dropbox has raised $250M in a deal that values the company at an incredible $10B making it one of the ore highly valued VC-backed companies out there. The world gasped at...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

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For Obama, NSA review a quest for public trust For Obama, NSA review a quest to regain public trust in surveillance operations WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with Edward Snowden's first leaks about the government's sweeping surveillance apparatus, President...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year By Michael Evans and Jennifer Knight Your plans for the New Year call for growing your company’s revenue in 2014, but where will your increased sales come from — a larger salesforce, new markets, or product innovation?...

Jan 16 2014, 11:06am CST

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science books (e.g. Guide to Science, Understanding Physics and Asimov’s Chronology of Science and...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm 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

Outkast Returns to the Stage

Outkast Returns to Perform at over 40 Festivals Outkast has announced their return to the stage to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The influential duo will perform at over 40 festivals around the world throughout the Spring/Summer seasons of 2014.

Jan 15 2014, 6:38am CST

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource While the 20th century was about oil, the next century is going to be about data. This is what the CEO of IBM, Ginni Rometty, thinks. She calls data a “natural resource.” While it’s heady stuff, the vision does seem...

Jan 13 2014, 9:01am CST

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today Last month, we subjected readers to a hindsight lament: How you should have spent $100 at the beginning of 2013. Using the Forbes time travel machine, we went back to last January and dropped Benjamins on a slew of...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling With all the negativity and skepticism swirling around the SEC’s recent proposition to liberalize the laws of equity crowdfunding, it’s time for some contrarian content that sheds some more positive light on the topic...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China It’s the second week of 2014, and I’m on my way to visit the world’s innovation center, Silicon Valley, for the first time. My destination: 2882 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park in California. I’m to meet Tim Draper, founder...

Jan 10 2014, 5:01pm CST

Wag The Dog Stock Investing

Wag The Dog Stock Investing The dog and tail people are at it again. DATs, I call them. These are the financial advisors who say, “Don’t let the tax tail wag the dog. Taxes should not be your primary reason for buying or selling something.” There...

Jan 10 2014, 3:31pm CST

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs Narcissism and chief executives are much in the news of late. Maybe it’s a hangover from the financial crisis or continuing fallout from Enron and other financial scandals. There certainly seems to be a growing interest...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

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

Apple Led The Pack Of Stocks Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013

Apple Led The Pack Of Stocks Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013 The 10 Names Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013 “The whole world has an opinion on Apple,” noted JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade. Universal intrigue led retail investors to trade shares of the iPhone...

Jan 10 2014, 7:31am CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agency which had been under fire following a number of scandals. House Appropriations Chairman...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm CST

IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free

IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free “Occupation?” I asked. “Spy,” he replied, looking at me with his eyes sparkling, daring me to disagree. I nodded. And then I typed “Retired.” I probably sat with 20 seniors that day at the Internal Revenue Service...

Jan 9 2014, 9:06pm CST

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Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST

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Are GMO-free Cheerios the First Domino? Activists are trumpeting General Mills’ decision to remove GMOs from Cheerios as a watershed moment. It is; but not for the reason that they believe. The move was relatively easy and inexpensive. Cheerios are primarily...

Jan 9 2014, 7:56am CST

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day Despite the announcement from the Internal Revenue Service about the late start to tax season, taxpayers are already confused. Why the confusion? Tax preparer advertising. Some tax preparers are accepting tax returns...

Jan 8 2014, 9:11pm CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

Facebook - The One Stock to Own/Buy in 2014

Facebook - The One Stock to Own/Buy in 2014 Most investors really aren’t. They are traders.  They sell too fast, and make too many transactions. That’s why most small “investors” don’t do as well as the market averages.  In fact, most don’t even do as well as if...

Jan 8 2014, 4:41pm CST

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Mosaic Plans Overseas Expansion With Its Kickstarter-Style Solar Campaigns Mosaic, a California startups that raises solar project investments through kickstarter-like campaigns, plans to expand overseas to communities with little or no access to electricity. The company just won $1 million...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm 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

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Does Obamacare Deserve Credit For Slowing The Growth In Health Care Spending? The annual report of from the actuaries over at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is out for 2012 and, for the fourth year running, the news is surprisingly good. Total healthcare spending in 2012...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

Early Ballots Have Maddux, Glavine, Thomas And Biggio In Hall Of Fame; Piazza, Morris Out

Early Ballots Have Maddux, Glavine, Thomas And Biggio In Hall Of Fame; Piazza, Morris Out The announcement of baseball’s latest Hall of Fame class takes place at 2 pm EST on Wednesday on MLB Network. Candidates need to be listed on at least 75% of the ballots from the roughly 550 members of the Baseball...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST

Exit! Mergers and Acquisitions of Israeli VC-Backed Companies Reaches Decade High

Exit! Mergers and Acquisitions of Israeli VC-Backed Companies Reaches Decade High Last month, I wrote about how Israeli startups are contending with growing up. Instead of selling out quickly, Israeli startups are choosing to scale up. That means, the nature of their exits will be different. In the...

Jan 8 2014, 8:11am CST

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World “The greatest form of philanthropy is an investment in an entrepreneur” I first heard of Tiger 21 during a conversation with Miami Chapter Chair Charlie Garcia about the future of social networking and influence. This...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51am CST

I Invested In A Startup - Now What?

I Invested In A Startup - Now What? In a previous post, I wrote about investors increasingly turning to alternative investments in an effort to generate uncorrelated returns, hedge risk and diversify their asset allocation. This trend is highly likely to...

Jan 7 2014, 4:56pm CST

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Taxing Bitcoin: IRS Review Will Have Big Implications For Investors In Virtual Currency By now most everyone has heard of Bitcoin. But exactly what is it? And how should it be taxed? Bitcoin is usually described as virtual currency. That’s useful shorthand, but is it really money? And should it be taxed as...

Jan 7 2014, 2:56pm CST

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the first of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part Two is available here.  An accompanying infographic is also available. An executive recently left his job at a global...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries It’s time for all great technology investors and company builders to stand up and be counted in the 14th annual Forbes Midas List of the world’s top venture capitalists. Since 2011, Forbes has worked with TrueBridge...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST