Conan O'Brien is Being Paid To Review Video Games In the midst of all this Xbox One/EA/Machimina/YouTube drama, gaming site Re/code did a bit of investigation into a more high profile game reviewer than most. Conan O’Brien’s “Clueless Gamer” segment doesn’t produce...
Jan 25 2014, 12:41pm CST
Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s why we have Michael Pachter. The Wedbush securities analyst has a reputation for frank talk...
Jan 24 2014, 9:00am CST
Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy “Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy,” wrote Aimee Groth in Quartz. “Gurus Gone Wild” wrote my fellow...
Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST
How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party Much has been written, often with considerable glee, about the worsening divide in the Republican Party between its corporate and Tea Party wings. Yet Democrats may soon face their own schism as a result of the growing...
Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST
Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...
Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST
The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies. These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well...
Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST
Dakar 2014 Results Announced The Dakar 2014 Rally has yielded some pretty exciting results. The stage 2 results of Dakar 2014 are in just now and they reveal a new winner along with an elite force that has risen to the pinnacle.
Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST
Downton Abbey Makes A Powerful Case For Economic Freedom By Brian Brenberg
Season 4 of Downton Abbey opened with the Crawley family continuing to mourn the loss of Sybil and Matthew. For fans of the show, what makes their deaths so difficult is that, today, they are...
Jan 7 2014, 7:16am CST
BlackBerry sues startup founded by Ryan Seacrest BlackBerry alleges company started by Ryan Seacrest ripped off designs for iPhone keyboard
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. is accusing a company backed by "American Idol"...
Jan 3 2014, 2:46pm CST
7 Reasons That Russia Is Not The Soviet Union National Review published a rather overheated piece the other day that contained an entertaining line: “Russia has become the Soviet Union with a better suit”. The idea that Russia is fundamentally the same as the...
Dec 31 2013, 8:46am CST
Your Very Own Drone-Watching Guide What’s that strange bird flying overhead? Why, it’s a gray-breasted Dronus Predatorus, and it must be hungry, because it looks like it’s searching for prey.
I know this thanks to my handy Drone Survival Guide poster,...
Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST
Life On Earth Didn't Begin On Mars, Says Astrochemist The eternal chicken or egg question — did Mars seed life on earth or did earth seed life on the Red Planet? — is utter astrobiological “nonsense.”
Or so says Pascale Ehrenfreund, an astrochemist at George Washington...
Dec 27 2013, 5:06am CST
Ferocious, Weak And Crazy: The North Korean Strategy Editor’s Note: The following Geopolitical Weekly originally ran in January 2013. We repost it as recent turmoil in North Korea returns it to the spotlight.
By George Friedman
North Korea’s state-run media reported...
Dec 24 2013, 11:36am CST
Top Ten Trends That Shaped The Silicon Dragon World In 2013 As the year comes to close, here’s a look at some leading trends that have shaped the startup scene in Asia during 2013.
1. The emergence of tech hotspots in a broader group of markets, including Australia, New Zealand...
Dec 23 2013, 12:36pm CST
The Top Video Games Of 2014 2014 is the first real year of what can now safely be referred to as “current-gen” video games. The era of the Xbox 360 and PS3 is drawing to a close and a new epoch is beginning. Even the Wii U promises to come into...
Dec 22 2013, 9:51am CST
The NSA Used To Be Trustworthy, Now, Not So Much Absurd as this may seem given the current revelations about how the NSA is spying on everyone all the time, but there was a time when the NSA was indeed entirely trustworthy. As an example let’s take this latest...
Dec 21 2013, 11:46am CST
Holiday Gift Guide 2013: The Last of Us - PS3 at 35 Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in hot gifts offered online. It might be even on sale right now.
Dec 16 2013, 12:38am CST
Hope Remains Over the Fate of Comet Ison There is still hope that death is not the fate of Comet Ison. The fact that after its close call with the sun’s surface a major portion of it remains is cause for optimism.
Nov 30 2013, 6:31am CST
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