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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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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 are under pressure. Once mighty retailers like Sears Holdings and Barnes & Noble (...

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 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

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 reach nerdier heights than ever. Just ask two of the most iconic nerds in film history. King of...

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 Glass personally.  I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....

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 open the gates of the Hearthstone beta. The Warcraft-themed online card game has been in closed...

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 different take on a theme used by other competitive services. Whether the public views that...

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 now in an undercover skid to raise money for after school programs.

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 – amass tens of thousands of Twitter followers, get “verified” on both Twitter and Facebook, and...

Jan 22 2014, 1:51am CST

CES 2015 News
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 online games on the market. They calculate their totals based on microtransaction sales, an...

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 conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...

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 was pregnant. Now people are wondering how it happened.

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 the city’s most imposing streets. Founder Jeremy Hackett opened his first store on King’s...

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 hard at developing and deploying storage technologies, and raising money as well.  Stem – a...

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 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

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 Mayors Challenge—a competition to inspire European cities to come up with bold ideas that...

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-formation in the Universe is around a hundred times lower than it was five billion years ago. Using...

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 two in response primarily to Cypriots freaked out that their money was going to be seized by...

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 first few days, a feat even the wizards of Hogwart’s and Middle Earth never matched on the...

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 site. Given his background in finding vulnerabilities in software and websites, spotting...

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 company’s acquisition by Google for $3.2 billion, two responses stood out from the congratulatory...

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 playing the waiting game that is U.S. immigration, I received my social security number earlier...

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 Francisco is cancelled at midnight and the airline insists on rebooking you and your spouse on...

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 can be the difference between success and failure. For this reason, it is common practice for...

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 companies likely to disrupt the way we look at the world in 2014. Here are thirteen startups from...

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 its fourth consecutive record-breaking year. That makes Rolls-Royce the best-selling...

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 week, putting together a definitive list of noteworthy products, trends and happenings is no...

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 follow with their own numbers soon after. While I was right on that point, I was sorely...

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 entrepreneurial environment is created by an optimistic view, a young view, a youthful view of...

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, he had a chance to visit a barely known Chinese e-commerce start-up, Alibaba.   The main...

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 past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public...

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, diversify your investments or enjoy a greater degree of adventure—you should consider Panama,...

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, who oversees a revenue-less app that makes photos disappear, with an invitation, delivered...

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 controversies we saw the year prior. (I’m looking at you BioWare.) Still, there were some...

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? While you may barely even think about them, costly habits have the potential to wreak havoc on...

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, as Investment Strategies columnist William Baldwin has repeatedly pointed out, it’s not “...

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 strongest year since 2007 for VC and there are promising developments ahead for 2014. But VC...

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 the never-ending Affordable Care Act saga to Tiger Woods’ golf and love life comeback 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 websites. When you look at these lists, there’s a trove of terrific insight into the recent...

Dec 31 2013, 5:01pm CST

I4U news

I Don't Know Anyone Who Predicted a Five Year Bull Market I can’t think of a single money manager or investment adviser who reckoned a year ago that the S&P 500 index would gain 31.3% in 2013, the 5th year of a bull market that was never expected to be so significant or...

Dec 30 2013, 1:51pm CST

I4U news

The Global Differences Between Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn And Pinterest Take these figures with a little pinch of salt for they’re not actually site usage in the different areas of the world, rather they are the platforms that people use to share content in the different parts of the world...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST