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Apple beat Samsung in Smartphone Sales in Q4

Apple Beat Samsung in Smartphone Sales in Q4

Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch shows Time with Fluid

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch Shows Time with Fluid

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

Aston Martin DBX Electric GT Concept Stuns

Aston Martin DBX Electric GT Concept Stuns

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Spotify Stops Any Further App Submissions Amid Release of New Mobile SDKs

Spotify Stops Any Further App Submissions Amid Release of New Mobile SDKs Spotify has put a stop to any further application ownership. Its apps submission closure may surprise many but it has its own reasons behind the sudden decision it has taken. Spotify wants to release new mobile SDKs and has plans to extend web API.

Mar 24 2014, 2:09pm CDT

Tim Cook Suggests NCPPR to Stop Investing in Apple Amid ROI Issue

Tim Cook Suggests NCPPR to Stop Investing in Apple Amid ROI Issue The otherwise mild-mannered CEO of Apple spoke in a scathing way when the issue of “Return on Investment” was emphasized by the NCPPR. He reiterated that he wants Apple to be an environment friendly organization.

Mar 1 2014, 10:52am CST

'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning

'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning Earlier today we reported on accusations that King, the maker of mobile hit Candy Crush Saga, had commissioned a clone of indie mobile game Scamperghost. Developer Matthew Cox brought this incident to light...

Jan 28 2014, 4:15am CST

Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising

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

Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route

Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...

Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge US to appeals court: Reject Apple's challenge to antitrust monitor imposed in NY e-book case NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Friday to let a monitor continue reviewing Apple's...

Jan 25 2014, 4:32am CST

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets

Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander ad that will get shown in the Super Bowl features NFL player and actor Terry Crews not to mention the Muppets. The advert has generated quite a bit of anticipation among both children and adults due to the presence of the Muppets character known as Rowlf the Dog in it.

Jan 25 2014, 4:17am CST

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World 30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh. More accurately, The Great Magician took it out of a bag and let it talk to us. The Macintosh, as I learned from first-hand experience in 1984, was a huge leap...

Jan 24 2014, 8:48am 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 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative about that retail giant’s slow slide toward irrelevance and extinction. Don’t. Or, at least,...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am 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 you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT.”

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US to stop the mass collection of telephone records by the NSA, authorized under section 215 of...

Jan 24 2014, 5:50am 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

T-Mobile Aims To Shake Up Banking

T-Mobile Wants To Shake Up Banking “We’ve already transformed how Americans use and pay for phones, tablets and wireless service; why stop there?.” T-Mobile CEO John Legere said in a statement. The so-called “uncarrier,” which credits itself fo rhaving “...

Jan 23 2014, 2:21am CST

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between You wouldn’t know it from its modest adobe-and-brick-tile headquarters on National Avenue, but like a lot of its larger neighbors in Mountain View, Calif., AnchorFree aims to change the world. Not by becoming the...

Jan 22 2014, 8:20am CST

Oikes Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser stars John Stamos, Dave Coulier and Bob Saget

Oikes Super Bowl 2014 Ad Teaser stars John Stamos, Dave Coulier and Bob Saget The Dannon Oikes Yogurt Super Bowl 2014 Ad teaser reveals a reunion of Full House actors John Stamos, Dave Coulier and Bob Saget. Watch the teaser video below.

Jan 22 2014, 2:15am CST

Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It

Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It Candy Crush Saga is the most pervasive casual game phenomena since Angry Birds and it seems intent on crushing any potential competitors—at least those that use the word “candy” in their titles. King.com Limited...

Jan 21 2014, 3:46am CST

Microsoft Pays Youtubers To Promote Xbox One?

Microsoft Pays Youtubers To Promote Xbox One? Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One are already locked in one of the biggest mainstream marketing battles in the world right now, but it appears the one of those companies may be employing some less traditional means.

Jan 21 2014, 2:50am CST

A lawsuit in New England accuses Apple of misusing clients' personal information

A lawsuit in New England accuses Apple of misusing clients' personal information Three men in Massachusetts filed recently a lawsuit accusing Apple of collecting zip codes of their customers and selling them to third parties

Jan 21 2014, 12:19am CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they should. Google seems to understand the Social CRM needs of small and medium sized companies...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device

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

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills Thank you, Consolidated Edison of New York. I never expected to write that, but I felt obliged to applaud the Big Apple's biggest energy utility for pulling the plug on one of the most perverse energy boondoggles I have...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26pm CST

Best Diet Plans for a Fit Body

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

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 play.  Many began to call the series of political uprisings “Twitter Revolutions” and a...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

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Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...

Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt? The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that was high on rhetoric but short on details (which will be made clear in sixty days),...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge.  It’s not a pretty story.  Bad enough when it appeared that through some means, hackers had gotten data all the way from...

Jan 17 2014, 1:51pm 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 devices to work, marketing chiefs grab more technology budget dollars, and everyone signs up and...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31pm CST

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking the NSA’s secrets, President Obama has agreed that the way America spies needs to change. But when it comes to the degree of that change, the White House has a long way to...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm 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 monopoly Telmex has designed a new strategy for divesting assets, reports Mexico’s leading...

Jan 17 2014, 11:51am CST

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills North Korea is one of the leading countries in the world where dictatorship reigns. It recently gave a threat to the US-South Korea annual joint military drills that were to take place close to the borders. Such threats are a common feature of Pyongyang’s erratic behavior in relation to the external world.

Jan 17 2014, 8:54am CST

North Korea threatens South Korea and U.S. over military exercises

North Korea threatens South Korea and U.S. over military exercises North Korea to South Korea: Disaster will follow should you go ahead with the war drills.

Jan 16 2014, 9:15pm CST

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional benefit that outweighs the added risks for liver injury.

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm CST

I4U news

Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday urged Apple to reboot its relationship with a monitor appointed to analyze its...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

Why Too Much Acetaminophen Can Lead To Liver Damage

Why Too Much Acetaminophen Can Lead To Liver Damage The FDA has just issued a statement urging doctors not to prescribe acetaminophen in doses higher than 325 mg. Liver damage has been a known risk of the drug for many years, with even low doses posing serious risks over...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014 The Wild West has become a popular metaphor for the unregulated Bitcoin market. Like in old cowboy films, the world of Bitcoin has not only miners and modern a gold rush, but the requisite intrigue, volatility and power...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

I4U news

Fantrax Has Found A Niche Hosting Dynasty Fantasy Sports Leagues Leadership in the fantasy sports hosting market has been fairly stagnant in recent years, with the big three players (Yahoo, ESPN and CBS) combining for a dominant market share. However, one fairly new company that...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST