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Power May Cause Distrust

Power May Cause Distrust

 Does your boss always punish you? If so, he or she may be afraid of losing the power and position, reveals a study. The f...

Jul 3 2016, 8:44am CDT

Michael Cimino, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Deer Hunter,’ Dies at 77

Michael Cimino, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Deer Hunter,’ Dies at 77

1978’s “The Deer Hunter” established him as one of the most vibrant voices of his time....

Jul 3 2016, 3:14am CDT

Super Bowl Ads: Super Rules for Bowl Game Ads

Super Bowl Ads: Super Rules for Bowl Game Ads

The Super Bowl ads are here in their marvelously extravagant multiplicity. But they have their own inner rules and regulations...

Feb 1 2014, 11:26am CST

Super Bowl Ads and their Rules

Super Bowl Ads and their Rules

The Super Bowl ads are here in their marvelously extravagant multiplicity. But they have their own inner rules and regulations...

Feb 1 2014, 1:16am CST

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

…And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

South Korea Moves to Curb Bloatware in Smartphones

Bloatware has to be uninstallable by the user says new rules...

Jan 24 2014, 9:49am CST

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attach...

Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass

I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Gl...

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report

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...

Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets

Netflix sped past subscriber estimates in its fourth-quarter 2013 report tonight, and likely beat out former pay TV king, HBO,...

Jan 23 2014, 2:03am 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

Davos Dispatch: Tech Titans On Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform

Tech Titans Talk Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform in Davos

Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the digital lands...

Jan 22 2014, 4:12am CST

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone

The 24 Countries Where Microsoft Windows Phone Outsells the Apple iPhone

Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle f...

Jan 22 2014, 3:35am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am 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

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to p...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

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Court: Bloggers have First Amendment protections

US appeals court rules bloggers, public have same First Amendment protection as journalists GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP...

Jan 17 2014, 7:01pm CST

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

President Obama gave a speech this morning outlining changes to be implemented in the NSA phone record surveillance program. Th...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

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High court takes cases on cellphone searches

Supreme Court will weigh police power to search arrestees' cellphones without a warrant WASHINGTON (AP) — The Sup...

Jan 17 2014, 2:51pm CST

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management

Wither the information technology department?  There’s been no end to speculation as of late, as employees bring their own devi...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31pm CST

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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) — Pr...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

Mexican Tycoon Carlos Slim Suspected Of Trying To Circumvent New Anti-Monopoly Telecom Regulations

Mexican Tycoon Carlos Slim Suspected Of Trying To Circumvent New Anti-Monopoly Telecom Regulations

With the apparent intention of circumventing new antitrust regulations, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s fixed-line phone mono...

Jan 17 2014, 11:51am CST

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AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end

AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data WASHINGTON (AP) — Pre...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST

Acetaminophen Warning Issued

Acetaminophen Warning Issued

The FDA has issued an acetaminophen warning which is about to go into effect. More than 325 mg of the potent drug may damage yo...

Jan 17 2014, 1:46am CST

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Will 2014 be the year we trade in our credit cards and abandon our wallets in favor of virtual currencies? If you follow the re...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Rockstar Promises Swift Justice For GTA Online Cheaters

Rockstar Promises Swift Justice For GTA Online Cheaters

Some of the players in Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer component of GTA 5, have pulled off an impressive he...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

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Woman to testify against Google Glass citation

Calif. woman challenges citation for wearing eyeglasses computer while driving SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woma...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Banks worldwide may not like FATCA, the massive American disclosure law. But most banks everywhere are still lining up to compl...

Jan 16 2014, 12:56am CST

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

It’s an endless parade, one  top-down proposal after another from Washington. Having just presided over another 80,000 pages of...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we kno...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

“Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

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Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling

Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

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Appeals court sets aside Internet rules

Appeals court sets aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to Internet WASHINGTON (AP) — In...

Jan 14 2014, 1:26pm CST

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

The United States Court of Appeals in Washington DC has ruled in favor of Verizon in a case regarding the authority of the FCC...

Jan 14 2014, 12:16pm CST

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the compa...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

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Fast Track Bill Presented But Progress On Trade Requires The President Stand Up To Detroit

<div> Last Thursday, legislation to restore “fast track” trade promotion authority was introduced in Congress.  The grant...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST