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American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

Throughout this would-be U.S. economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries and incomes...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am 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

Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds'

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 reac...

Jan 24 2014, 6:00am CST

New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass

I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Gl...

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST

Hearthstone's Open Beta Is Officially Live

Hearthstone's Open Beta Is Officially Live

Blizzard can be quite stealthy when they want to be, and all of a sudden, after months and months of waiting, they’ve flung ope...

Jan 22 2014, 5:00am CST

Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin

Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin

Beats Music is being launched today to much fanfare and rightfully so. Using “music curation” as its main calling card, it’s a...

Jan 22 2014, 4:21am CST

Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover in Gold's Gym

Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover in Gold's Gym

Arnold Schwarzenegger is pretty busy these days with funny videos. First he appears in Bud Light Super Bowl 2014 ad teasers and...

Jan 22 2014, 3:29am CST

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

Ever wonder how certain people become social media superstars? How average, everyday people – not your typical celebrity – amas...

Jan 22 2014, 1:51am CST

Top Earning Free-to-Play Game You've Never Heard Of

Top Earning Free-to-Play Game You've Never Heard Of

SuperData Research has just come out with their annual list that shows what they estimate to be the top earning free-to-play on...

Jan 20 2014, 9:12am CST

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk

By Simon St. Laurent The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a c...

Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST

Nun births baby boy and names him Francis

Nun births baby boy and names him Francis

A 32-year old nun who was confined at a convent in Italy gave birth to a baby boy. She said that she wasn't even aware she...

Jan 17 2014, 10:29pm CST

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

The Hackett store that opened on London’s Regent Street in November 2013 is one of the most imposing retail outlets on one of t...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation

Many observers feel that energy storage has the potential to be one of the ‘next big things.’ A number of companies are working...

Jan 17 2014, 9:21am 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 convertin...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Ma...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formatio...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Of Course A Book About Bitcoin Should Be Sold For Bitcoin

Of Course A Book About Bitcoin Should Be Sold For Bitcoin

Last spring, people were getting all excited about Bitcoin because its value surged from a movie ticket to a fancy dinner for t...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

The Billion Dollar Market Microsoft And Sony Are Ignoring

The Billion Dollar Market Microsoft And Sony Are Ignoring

The console video game market remains huge. Last September, Grand Theft Auto 5 generated over $1 billion in revenue in its firs...

Jan 16 2014, 5:46am CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the compa...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

How A Bank Gave My Data To A Marketing Firm Before The Signup Process Was Complete

How A Bank Gave My Data To A Marketing Firm Before The Signup Process Was Complete

As someone who recently moved to Washington, D.C., after three years in London and many more in Norway, and is currently playin...

Jan 10 2014, 9:01am CST

I4U news

The Ignored Side Of Social Media: Customer Service

The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on January 2, 2014. What do you do when your flight to San Fr...

Jan 9 2014, 3:36pm CST

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes

Some say that people do not really want advice, even when they ask for it — but when starting a company, good advice early on c...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013

Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013

While the year 2013 might already be starting to feel like a distant memory, it certainly gave us some exciting startup compani...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

Luxury Car Sales Stronger Than Ever: Rolls-Royce Has Another Record-Breaking Year

Luxury Car Sales Stronger Than Ever: Rolls-Royce Has Another Record-Breaking Year

Rolls-Royce Phantom Aviator Coupe Today Rolls-Royce announced its highest-ever annual sales, delivering 3,630 cars in 2013 in...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO

With more than 20,000 new products expected and 300 presentations delivered at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this...

Jan 9 2014, 5:56am CST

Why Sony's PS4 Is Crushing Microsoft's Xbox One In Sales So Far

Why Sony's PS4 Is Crushing Microsoft's Xbox One In Sales So Far

I’m the first to admit when I’m wrong, and when Microsoft came out and said they sold 3M Xboxes in January, I said Sony would f...

Jan 8 2014, 10:11am CST

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money

In a conversation I had with the brilliant small business consultant Michael Gerber 10 years ago, he told me, “…the whole entre...

Jan 8 2014, 10:01am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, h...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

The 15 Best Countries To Retire To In 2014

The 15 Best Countries To Retire To In 2014

The Best Countries To Retire To In 2014 If you’re planning to retire abroad—because you want to live better for less, diversif...

Jan 6 2014, 3:16pm CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel,...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

Plenty of controversy hounded the video game industry in 2013, though I’m not sure any of it was quite as hot-blooded as the co...

Jan 3 2014, 4:36pm CST

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

By Cheryl Lock Many of the day-to-day things we do are just habit. That $10 lunch habit? That $30-per-class spinning habit? Whi...

Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm CST

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014?

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014?

Retired investors think they need income, which often leads them to favor large-cap value stocks paying fat dividends. Except,...

Jan 3 2014, 9:16am CST

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014?

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014?

Venture capital used to be a great place to put money. But in the last 15 years, it has been a lousy investment. 2013 was the s...

Jan 3 2014, 7:56am CST

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

2013 saw more than its fair share of major storylines, everything from the gravity-defying performance of the equity markets to...

Jan 1 2014, 7:26pm CST

Learning From The Top Posts, Tweets, And Search Terms Of 2013

Learning From The Top Posts, Tweets, And Search Terms Of 2013

Every year the top social platforms and search engines publish a list of items that made the needle jump on their respective we...

Dec 31 2013, 5:01pm CST