Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising One week from today is the Super Bowl of advertising with an hour of football in-between. I wanted all of us to enjoy these TV spots to the fullest. To that end, I asked myself what makes a great Super Bowl spot? It has...
Jan 27 2014, 2:07am CST
Ferrari F14 T unveiled Ferrari needs a Formula One title badly. The Scuderia has now revealed their 2014 race car named Ferrari F14 T.
Jan 25 2014, 1:08pm CST
Why We Start Up Startups Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment. And ask yourself some simple questions you probably don’t think about every day. Why do we build...
Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST
Windows Phone is in Danger Everyone was expecting Nokia’s smartphones sale in Q4 2013 to go up, with estimates that it would break 10 million units. Instead they sold 8.2 million Lumia handsets, a sequential drop on the Q3 sales of...
Jan 24 2014, 7:30am 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
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 drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required...
Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST
T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The company’s mobile money initiative is its latest “innovation” and is a great example of T-Mobile...
Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST
How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft? Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8 M in the previous quarter. It’s a massive miss considering the strong sequential volume...
Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST
Super Bowl 2014 Ads start Buzzing Here we go. The first Super Bowl 2014 ads are online and also lots of great Super Bowl Ad teasers start to create buzz online.
Jan 23 2014, 7:30am CST
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 smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...
Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST
Between is an App for Lovers App Watch: Will you be my Between? App creates private space for you and your special person SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If ever in doubt about your guy's commitment to a relationship, ask him if he would commit to an app...
Jan 23 2014, 2:27am CST
Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball. We were debating terminology — The Internet of Things — that has come into common...
Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST
Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...
Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST
Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014 That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this before with a number of other consumer electronic devices from the TV to VCRs and DVD players...
Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST
Verizon buys Intel TV Unit Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someday, the full lineup of channels from Verizon's FiOS TV service may be available on your phone. That's the vision...
Jan 22 2014, 3:36am CST
Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference Talk show host, Wendy Williams turned on the waterworks over her son’s indifference towards her. Her emotional outburst was caused by the fact that her son had started loving his father instead of her.
Jan 22 2014, 2:52am CST
Kristen Saban Scuffle with Sorority Sister Led to Lawsuit Kristen Saban had a serious scuffle with her sorority sister, Sarah Grimes four years ago. The injuries Sarah incurred thanks to Kristen’s brutal treatment have led to the filing of a lawsuit by the former against the latter.
Jan 22 2014, 1:53am CST
Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion? The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created by combining their media assets. As he said back then, “We have great respect for Yahoo!,...
Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST
The Home Exercise Equipment Conundrum The choice in the best treadmills in the home exercise equipment market is confusing. While the higher the price, the more complex the machinery. Should you go high-end or bargain basement?
Jan 21 2014, 5:41am CST
Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital Bitcoins as payment for...
Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST
Erin Andrews Interviews a Wild Richard Sherman After the game was over, Richard Sherman began his wild rant against Michael Crabtree. As Erin Andrews interviewed him he got more and more aggressive with each passing second. His strange behavior led to a lot of tweets on Twitter.
Jan 20 2014, 2:05am CST
The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device The combination of students and mobile phones has long been a source of anxiety for teachers. Instead of being engrossed in the lesson, the assumption is pupils will be unable to resist the lure of texting, watching...
Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST
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