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Windows 8.1 update 1 hits the web

Windows 8.1 update 1 hits the web

Official launch date for update is March 11...

Feb 3 2014, 10:50am CST

Satya Nadella Could be Next Microsoft CEO

Satya Nadella Could be Next Microsoft CEO

Microsoft looks in its own yard for a CEO... Again...

Jan 31 2014, 8:55am CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are  Juniper N...

Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

5 Things About The Big Data Economy that Managers Should Know

At the turn of the 20th century, most people lived as they had in the middle ages.  Almost half of the US population was e...

Jan 27 2014, 4:13am CST

Google buys DeepMind

Google buys DeepMind

Google is acquiring an artificial intelligence company called DeepMind Technologies.  The terms of the deal were undisclos...

Jan 27 2014, 2:04am CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a repo...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad is the Best

Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad is the Best

With over 100 million salivating Super Bowl viewers on deck, it no longer shocks me that companies will pay $4 million for a sp...

Jan 25 2014, 8:04am CST

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place.  Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced b...

Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service

Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its ve...

Jan 25 2014, 1:29am 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

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

“Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with...

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Carl Icahn snaps up another $500M of Apple stock

Carl Icahn Buys another $500M of Apple Shares

Billionaire Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple, arguing the stock remains a bargain SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outspoken bil...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am CST

Apple to Launch Bigger iPhones in Second Half of Year

Apple to Launch Bigger iPhones in Second Half of Year

Apple is all set to make some radical changes in its upcoming iPhones that will come in second half of this year. The major shi...

Jan 24 2014, 2:32am CST

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

Lenovo to Acquire IBM Server Enterprise

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...

Jan 23 2014, 11:43pm CST

Lenovo to Take Over IBM’s x86 Server Enterprise for $2.3 Billion

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...

Jan 23 2014, 2:43pm CST

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies?

Are you Buying Fitness Wearables From Electronics Companies?

Having spent the week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it would appear that fitness & sport tech has s...

Jan 23 2014, 7:10am CST

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android sm...

Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

PC maker Lenovo Group buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion BEIJING (AP) — China's Lenovo Group is buying part of I...

Jan 23 2014, 4:01am CST

Apple iPhone 6 will have 4.8 Inch Screen Says Analyst

Apple iPhone 6 will have 4.8 Inch Screen Says Analyst

Cowen and Company managing director Timothy Arcuri issued an investor’s note today claiming that his supply chain sources confi...

Jan 23 2014, 2:54am CST

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

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 ne...

Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

OCZ is now a wholly owned Toshiba subsidary...

Jan 22 2014, 10:57am 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

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around th...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this month, BMW and ChargePoint –who has developed the nation’s largest electric veh...

Jan 22 2014, 8:02am 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...

Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1

5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1

You don’t have to look far to find reports that Windows 8 (and the updated Windows 8.1) is an unmitigated failure. A quick sear...

Jan 22 2014, 4:00am CST

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise expert...

Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST

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The Most Impactful CES 2014 Announcement Was Unexpected

Over the past 23 years, I have been to more trade shows than I can even remember, including my recent trip to the the Internati...

Jan 21 2014, 1:22pm CST

Next Nintendo Console Rumors

Next Nintendo Console Rumors

The Wii U is in trouble. Nintendo failed to come within striking distance of lofty sales projections, third-party developers ar...

Jan 21 2014, 1:18pm CST

Mozilla has just got its first Firefox OS tablets from Foxconn

Mozilla has just got its first Firefox OS tablets from Foxconn

With the obvious exception of the Mozilla Inc. themselves, the Firefox OS might not have got a bigger fan than the Foxconn Inc....

Jan 21 2014, 6:28am CST

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Silicon Valley has EV Charge Station Shortage

Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasi...

Jan 20 2014, 1:17pm CST

First Tizen-based smart Phones coming this March, says Japan's NTT Docomo

First Tizen-based smart Phones coming this March, says Japan's NTT Docomo

A brand new smart phone operating system, which is developed by a global collaboration of famous tech firms to rival Google...

Jan 20 2014, 10:11am CST

I4U news

The App That Zaps Sales Reps, SuperSolver Takes Cues From Apple's Sales Playbook

David Montoya didn’t like being a lawyer and hated being a CPA. In rapid succession, the MBA with a law degree cycled through a...

Jan 19 2014, 4:51pm CST

Google Chrome's Little Fix Is A Big Deal

Google Chrome's Little Fix Is A Big Deal

Yes! Finally! After years of my huffing and puffing about the inability for browsers to deal with the issue of “phantom audio”...

Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm 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