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Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

Huawei Unveils its Watch along with  TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

Huawei Unveils Its Watch along with TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has raised the bar with the all-new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

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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 confirm that the screen size for the next iPhone (iPhone 6 or Air or…) will be 4.8 inches. Apple...

Jan 23 2014, 2:54am CST

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges Unconventional oil and gas production is a huge factor in the US.  “Unconventionals” – which include shale gas, shale oil, and tight gas sands – accounted for over 8.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas production...

Jan 20 2014, 3:21pm CST

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne Retailers have known for the longest time that selling more products to an existing customer is generally easier than converting a new customer. This was a fact hundreds of years ago in the village market days and it’s...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year

12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year By Michael Evans and Jennifer Knight Your plans for the New Year call for growing your company’s revenue in 2014, but where will your increased sales come from — a larger salesforce, new markets, or product innovation?...

Jan 16 2014, 11:06am CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction One of the most surprising things about Google and its purchase of Nest is the price. Over $3 billion! That’s what you’d pay for a fast growing social network. But seriously, Nest hardly has the kind of defensible...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Top 10 Investor Interests for Technology 2014

Top 10 Investor Interests for Technology 2014 Want to get a head start on what angel and venture capitalists are looking for in 2014? Here are some sectors we hear whispers about from investors: Healthcare IT Healthcare insurers want to improve communications...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption “Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages,...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

I4U news

NAFTA And The Future Of Canada, Mexico And The United States By Marc Lanthemann The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The general consensus has been that the trade...

Jan 7 2014, 9:06am CST

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses By Richard N. Frasch and Charlotte Zhanghaixia Westfall Horace Greeley, the famous early American newspaper editor and founder of the New York Tribune in the mid-1800s, famously responded to the question of how to...

Jan 6 2014, 1:16pm CST

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software The biggest thing that I noticed in 2013 was the amount of energy in small hardware startups. Even without a really robust infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT), the same kinds of developers who have been...

Jan 1 2014, 10:16am CST

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014 Corning’s revenues from its display business are expected to increase in the coming year driven by growing demand for larger displays in TVs, mobile devices and tablets. Revenues from its display technologies segment...

Dec 30 2013, 4:01pm CST

Gun Ban At Country Star Toby Keith's Newest Restaurant Causes Outcry

Gun Ban At Country Star Toby Keith's Newest Restaurant Causes Outcry In mid-December, the 15th in country superstar Toby Keith’s growing restaurant chain opened its doors in the North Virginia town of Woodbridge, around 20 miles south of Washington, D.C. It didn’t take long for diners to...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry This threat to the Taiwanese economy, which depends on grabbing sizable shares of new IT hardware trends, has already hit contracts for lower-end tablets and begun taking aim at the premium ones, says Joen Yang, senior...

Dec 24 2013, 7:16pm CST

I4U news

The Last Lead Smelter In The US Closes Because The Hippies Won We’ve the news today that the last remaining primary lead smelter in the US is to close. Probably a good idea and the reason it’s closing is simply because we don’t need it any more. In this sense the hippies have won...

Dec 23 2013, 9:36am CST

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Max in October

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Max in October Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain...

Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST

Lazada, Tesco and the Logic of Logistics

Lazada, Tesco and the Logic of Logistics The customers of Lazada are all online but the regional shopping site sometimes resorts to attracting them the old-fashioned way: with TV ads, like the one above shown in Indonesia. I probably should have chosen this TV...

Dec 22 2013, 6:11pm CST

Warby Parker nets $60 million from investors

Warby Parker nets $60 million from investors Warby Parker, seller of hipster-beloved glasses has raised $60 million. This latest funding round, first reported by Fortune, was led by Tiger Global Management. It brings the company’s total funding to over $110...

Dec 20 2013, 2:31pm CST

Jabil's Shortfall May Not Mean Much To Apple's Results

Jabil's Shortfall May Not Mean Much To Apple's Results One of the reasons Apple was down $4 on Wednesday and down over $16 at its low (and possibly one reason it was down over $6 on Thursday) was Jabil’s poor guidance for its February quarter. Two of the reasons given on...

Dec 20 2013, 9:26am CST

A Death of a Young Worker in Apple’s Factory in China Was Not Due to Poor Working Environment

A Death of a Young Worker in Apple’s Factory in China Was Not Due to Poor Working Environment A team of doctors sent by Apple confirmed that the young worker in Apple’s Shangai factory Pegatron died of pneumonia, and that his death was not caused by poor working conditions.

Dec 13 2013, 1:47pm CST

Foxconn Using 300,000 Workers Exclusively for Making iPhone 5s, Making 500,000 Units a Day

Foxconn Using 300,000 Workers Exclusively for Making iPhone 5s, Making 500,000 Units a Day Foxconn’s Chinese factory in Zhengzhou is using 300,000 workers 24hours a day to catch up with the demands for iPhone 5s

Nov 29 2013, 10:32am CST

Taiwan’s Quanta Rumored to Produce Apple’s Jumbo iPad and Maybe iWatch

Taiwan’s Quanta Rumored to Produce Apple’s Jumbo iPad and Maybe iWatch Rumors are circulating that Taiwan’s Quanta has already been hired to build 12.9 inch iPad in 2014 and is bidding for iWatch

Nov 27 2013, 2:54pm CST

Moto G to include Android 4.4 KitKat with its US Version

Moto G to include Android 4.4 KitKat with its US Version Former tech giant Motorola has officially took the wraps off their Moto G earlier this week and have revealed that it would not be long before the device would make its jump from the stage to the consumers pockets.

Nov 23 2013, 2:29pm CST

Foxconn Switches Whole Plant from iPhone 5C to iPhone 5S

Foxconn Switches Whole Plant from iPhone 5C to iPhone 5S A new report from the Asian supply chain says that Foxconn is dramatically shifting resources from iPhone 5C to iPhone 5S.

Nov 18 2013, 7:36am CST

The Release of iPad Mini Sets Back Due to the Burn-in Display Issue

The Release of iPad Mini Sets Back Due to the Burn-in Display Issue Apple is not able to provide the much anticipated iPad Mini in time as it has been detected with a last-minute bug

Nov 11 2013, 11:21am CST

The OfficeMax Black Friday 2013 Sale is Still Happening [Updated]

The OfficeMax Black Friday 2013 Sale is Still Happening [Updated] [Updated Story] Office Depot has purchased OfficeMax and both companies will be continuing with the Office Depot name. Update: Contrary to our initial coverage, there will be still an OfficeMax Black Friday sale. See statement below.

Nov 6 2013, 9:41am CST

Production Testing Underway for Larger Screen iPad Tipped for 2014 Released

Production Testing Underway for Larger Screen iPad Tipped for 2014 Released Rumor pegs March unveil for big screen iPad

Nov 5 2013, 10:17am CST

Rumor Says Samsung 12.2-Inch Tablet to Go into Production in Soon

Rumor Says Samsung 12.2-Inch Tablet to Go into Production in Soon Is Samsung working on a Galaxy Tab 12.2?

Nov 4 2013, 10:26am CST

OfficeMax Black Friday 2013 Sale starts 8pm on Thanksgiving Day

OfficeMax Black Friday 2013 Sale starts 8pm on Thanksgiving Day OfficeMax joins other major retailer in opening their stores already at 8pm on Thanksgiving Day for their Black Friday sale.

Oct 31 2013, 2:52pm CDT

New Retina display iPad Mini Shortage Expected until 2014

New Retina display iPad Mini Shortage Expected until 2014 Retina iPad mini expected to be scarce during the holiday season

Oct 21 2013, 12:24pm CDT

Supply Chain Sources Say Apple Has Cut Orders for iPhone 5C for Q4

Supply Chain Sources Say Apple Has Cut Orders for iPhone 5C for Q4 Order cuts will impact profits for manufacturers

Oct 16 2013, 10:25am CDT

Amazon Starts Shipments Directly From P&G and Other Supplier Warehouses

Amazon Starts Shipments Directly From P&G and Other Supplier Warehouses Amazon has taken to piggyback riding on the shoulders of other giants. It starts shipping the products directly from P&G and other supplier warehouses to reduce cost. This will lead to the further expansion of its operations.

Oct 15 2013, 6:44am CDT

Amazon Plans to Sell 2 Million 7-inch Kindle Fire HD Tablets

Amazon Plans to Sell 2 Million 7-inch Kindle Fire HD Tablets A new report from the Asian supply chain says that Amazon ordered 2 million 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets for the Holidays.

Oct 8 2013, 3:33am CDT

Apple to Delay iPad Mini Retina Display Launch or Roll out Limited Supply This Year

Apple to Delay iPad Mini Retina Display Launch or Roll out Limited Supply This Year Apple will delay the launch of its high resolution iPad mini with Retina display or it will roll out a limited number of these sharper tablets due to supply constraints, says internal sources. Non-Retina iPad mini can be launched this month.

Oct 2 2013, 10:15am CDT

How to Score the Best Black Friday 2013 Laptop Deal

How to Score the Best Black Friday 2013 Laptop Deal How to Score the Best Black Friday 2013 Laptop Deal

Sep 26 2013, 11:36am CDT

iPad mini 2 and iPad 5 Compared on Video

iPad mini 2 and iPad 5 Compared on Video A new video featuring leaked back cases of the new upcoming iPads show the differences between the current and future iPads. Watch the videos below.

Sep 5 2013, 2:33am CDT

iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S purported screen and internals leaked in full bloom

iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S purported screen and internals leaked in full bloom We've seen quite a handful of iPhone leaks lately, such as the golden iPhone 5S and the scratch-resistant plastic casing that will allegedly cover the iPhone 5C.But Sony Dickson, the first blog to post high-resolution...

Aug 24 2013, 2:21am CDT

Pegatron to Receive Orders for Apple iMac

Pegatron to Receive Orders for Apple's iMac Apple is reported to have shifted some of its orders of iMac to Pegatron Technology from Quanta Computer. However, Pegatron hasn’t confirmed that it received orders from Apple and neither has Quanta agreed with the news.

Aug 5 2013, 10:17am CDT

Apple Supplier Pegatron Under Fire in China for Labor Rights Abuses

Apple Supplier Pegatron Under Fire in China for Labor Rights Abuses Pegatron which supplies spare parts to Apple has come under fire for labor rights abuses. It is even more atrocious than Foxconn in its disregard for the situation of 70,000 workers slaving away under its scrutiny.

Jul 29 2013, 3:58am CDT

iPhone 5 Will Feel Obsolete if iPhone 5S Rumors are True

iPhone 5 Will Feel Obsolete if iPhone 5S Rumors are True The latest iPhone 5S rumors say that the iPhone 5S will indeed have a fingerprint sensor and also sport a 12MP camera besides a new IGZO screen.

Jul 18 2013, 1:48am CDT