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 billionaire Carl Icahn has tossed another bushel of Apple stock into his investment portfolio...
Jan 24 2014, 6:26am CST
Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds' When the second season of TBS’s reality TV competition King of the Nerds begins tonight, viewers can expect the program to reach nerdier heights than ever. Just ask two of the most iconic nerds in film history. King of...
Jan 24 2014, 6:00am 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
Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013 As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...
Jan 24 2014, 1:14am 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
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 International Consumer Electronics Show, or CES. While neither Apple, Google, or Microsoft pay the...
Jan 21 2014, 1:22pm 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
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
Chess Champ Carlsen Delights Silicon Valley With Dry Wit He’s awkward. He’s charming. At age 23, he’s the new chess champion of the world. And in a Silicon Valley speaking appearance, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen unleashed enough of his dry wit to keep his audience tittering or...
Jan 17 2014, 1:31am CST
Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer? History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the history of business. Yet one must wonder whether Cook will ultimately suffer the same fate...
Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST
The Altar Of Shiny By Courtney Nash
Web and mobile users continue to expect faster sites and apps–especially when it comes to mobile–and this year I’d like to see people who work on the web spend more time focusing on performance as a...
Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST
Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success?
If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are not alone.
It wasn’t that long ago that age signified wisdom. But in the last decade Silicon...
Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST
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
You Can't Deduct Your Ex On Your Taxes Some people get creative on their taxes. My advice? Don’t, but perhaps these examples will inspire you. The latest was William L. West, who claimed a theft loss deduction. The thief? His ex.
He claimed she took over his...
Jan 14 2014, 12:46am CST
Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality One of the great joys of the digital age has been the uncoupling of entertainment from both time and location. Gone are the days of finishing up dinner in a hurry to get to the TV in time to see I Love Lucy. With...
Jan 13 2014, 10:01am CST
How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months.
Last year Ford spokesperson Mike Rowe started using the word “fresh” to describe features...
Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST
Jennifer Lawrence Wins Second Golden Globe Award The beautiful and charming actress Jennifer Lawrence got all shaky and shivered at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards Show. Besides winning her second Golden Globe award in a row, she managed to photo-bomb Taylor Swift.
Jan 13 2014, 4:55am CST
MLBAM's Home Runs With Sony And WWE At CES Set Stage For IPO The biggest winner at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may have been Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the technology and Internet arm of Major League Baseball.
MLBAM, which was launched in 2001...
Jan 12 2014, 11:56am CST
Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro “I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach
I met Paul Lemberg, world-class business coach, and Rhonda Anderson, sales analyst, at the December 2013 CEO...
Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm CST
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