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Dozens More Companies Sign Up for Apple Pay

Dozens More Companies Sign Up for Apple Pay

Super Bowl 2015 Could be Canceled

Super Bowl 2015 Could be Canceled [Update]

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

CES 2015: What to Expect from Sony

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

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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Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality …And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when he said, “The long-term unemployed are not lazy. They’re not lacking in motivation. They’re...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...

Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

Morgan Stanley expects Strong Apple December Quarter Results

Morgan Stanley expects Strong Apple December Quarter Results On Tuesday Apple’s stock was up $8.40 or 1.55% to $549.07. Morgan Stanley’s analyst, Katy Huberty, wrote a note titled “2014 the Beginning of a New Cycle of Growth and Innovation Monetization” and said that she expected...

Jan 22 2014, 2:53am CST

Facebook rolls out trending topics

Facebook rolls out trending topics Facebook trending topics will compete with twitter

Jan 17 2014, 9:46am CST

Ohio executes convicted killer using new two-drug procedure

Ohio executes convicted killer using new two-drug procedure Ohio has executed a convicted criminal using a new two-drug system that was never tested in the U.S.

Jan 17 2014, 1:02am CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) — The top cybersecurity officer for the Health and Human Services Department said he was...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

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The Altar Of Shiny By Courtney Nash Web and mobile users continue to expect faster sites and apps–especially when it comes to mobile–and this year I’d like to see people who work on the web spend more time focusing on performance as a...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

CES 2015 News
RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots One bot can learn how to perform a task and then share the steps on RoboEarth

Jan 15 2014, 10:18am CST

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Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21am CST

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Tests Thrusters and New Protective Coating

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Tests Thrusters and New Protective Coating Virgin Galactic tests new thruster system for the first time

Jan 14 2014, 11:56am CST

Wilt Chamberlain 100 Point Video may Exist

Wilt Chamberlain 100 Point Video may Exist A film of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point score in a basketball game in the 60s may yet exist somewhere in an attic awaiting discovery. That match which took place so many years ago was legendary, but only tales of it are existent at present. Now, the possibility of video footage of the event may turn out to be a reality.

Jan 14 2014, 3:59am CST

You Can't Deduct Your Ex On Your Taxes

You Can't Deduct Your Ex On Your Taxes Some people get creative on their taxes. My advice? Don’t, but perhaps these examples will inspire you. The latest was William L. West, who claimed a theft loss deduction. The thief? His ex. He claimed she took over his...

Jan 14 2014, 12:46am CST

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency When a group of cryptographers launched Zerocoin last year, they hoped their cryptography project could upgrade Bitcoin to be as anonymous as its most privacy-focused users have always wanted it to be. Now, after six...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

Amazon Tested Kindle Kiosk Vending Machines

Amazon Tested Kindle Kiosk Vending Machines Amazon has decided to use vending machines to test its range of Kindle products in the outer world. The Kindle Kiosk, as it is called, may just be the thing the geeks need to get out of their comfort zone.

Jan 10 2014, 12:10pm CST

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Alternative energy powered cars on a roll at CES Futuristic cars shown off at gadget show in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — While autonomous driving is a major theme at the International CES gadget show, cars that use futuristic sources of energy are...

Jan 9 2014, 6:36pm CST

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party

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

Media Skills: Chris Christie Gives Forceful Apology

Media Skills: Chris Christie Gives Forceful Apology On Wednesday, January 8th when I first heard the news about the George-Washington bridge closure scandal in New Jersey, I knew that Governor Chris Christie had to give a direct, forceful, explanation immediately. If not...

Jan 9 2014, 12:36pm CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths Neuroscience is full of urban myths that have latched on to the collective consciousness and stuck there. It’s not just the obvious ones like the old saw that “humans only use ten per cent of their brains at a time” –...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business...

Jan 7 2014, 8:27am CST

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French company demos driverless shuttle at CES French company Induct demos driverless shuttle Navia at CES gadget show LAS VEGAS (AP) — French company Induct on Monday showed off the first driverless vehicle to be commercially available in the U.S...

Jan 6 2014, 8:56pm CST

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle One of the oldest cliches in the book is that if you can win at team sports, you can win at business too. You don’t have to look much farther than the spectacular failure of former Red Sox pitcher Kurt Schilling’s 38...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

There's A Futuristic Rifle So Smart It Can't Miss--But Profiting From It Is A Tricky Shot

There's A Futuristic Rifle So Smart It Can't Miss--But Profiting From It Is A Tricky Shot Customers who want to test-drive TrackingPoint’s Precision Guided Firearm often come to an outdoor firing range in Texas Hill Country with Chase Sutton. A bearded, 300-pound wildlife biologist and safari guide turned...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

How to Make Sales With a Tablet

How to Make Sales With a Tablet This article is by Bill Rosenthal, the chief executive of Communispond, a provider of communications training. It’s a common occurrence when a salesperson makes a proposal: The customer gets on the Internet, finds a...

Jan 3 2014, 9:56am 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

Dell Venue 7 Review - A Serviceable And Affordable Android Tablet

Dell Venue 7 Review - A Serviceable And Affordable Android Tablet With the Venue 7, Dell makes their play in an increasingly congested 7-inch Android tablet market. Is it a compelling impulse buy at $149, or are you better served spending more on a competitor device from Samsung or...

Jan 1 2014, 6:56pm CST

Ariana Grande is the Ultimate Girl Next Door

Ariana Grande is the Ultimate Girl Next Door The Italian chick named Ariana Grande is the fantasy figure of millions who simply adore her cute looks and funky manner. She is the ultimate girl next door who prefers to be naughty but nice.

Jan 1 2014, 5:32am CST

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebastian Thrun and Daphne Koller, CEOs of Udacity and Coursera respectively. If one is new to...

Dec 31 2013, 10:56am CST

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Netflix tests new price tiers for video service Netflix tests cheaper, pricier plans for video service offering fewer or more streams Netflix is testing new price plans for streaming video as it tries to lure more viewers. Among the plans...

Dec 31 2013, 9:26am CST

How Following The Leader Can Create Blind Spots

How Following The Leader Can Create Blind Spots Instincts are generally helpful and occasionally disastrous. For instance, ants have genetically programmed responses to chemical stimuli. If an ant smells the pheromone given off by a dead ant’s body, it responds by...

Dec 27 2013, 8:30am CST

How Zappos Saved Christmas When A Third Of Retailers Screwed Up Delivery

How Zappos Saved Christmas When A Third Of Retailers Screwed Up Delivery Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s famous obsession with customer service paid off this holiday season. The Amazon-owned online shoe emporium came out on top in a Christmas delivery stress test performed by StellaService, a...

Dec 27 2013, 7:16am CST

World's Hottest Pepper is Carolina Reaper Pepper

World's Hottest Pepper is Grown in South Carolina, US Carolina Reaper is given the title of world's hottest pepper by The Guinness Book of World Records last month. Smokin Ed Currie is the man who has grown this scorching red pepper at The PuckerButt Pepper Company in South Carolina, United States.

Dec 27 2013, 2:19am CST

The Top Apps And Games To Get You Started With Your Smartphone This Christmas

The Top Apps And Games To Get You Started With Your Smartphone This Christmas The wrapping paper is strewn across the floor, the shrink-wrap is but a memory, the packaging has been burst open, and your new Christmas smartphone is finally in your hand. Once the SIM card is in, you’ve logged onto...

Dec 24 2013, 6:46pm CST

Ferocious, Weak And Crazy: The North Korean Strategy

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

The Future Of Translational Medicine -- Lessons Learned In Therapeutics

The Future Of Translational Medicine -- Lessons Learned In Therapeutics This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care at UCSF. Doctors, researchers and Principal Investigators in this class got out of the lab...

Dec 23 2013, 11:56am CST

ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death

ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death Anyone who’s seen the Oscar-baiting visual spectacle that is Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, knows in vivid 3D detail just how dangerous space debris can be. Leaving aside the scientific veracity –...

Dec 23 2013, 10:27am CST

McDonald's, Cisco Still Buys In Overvalued Market

McDonald's, Cisco Still Buys In Overvalued Market Stocks are even more overvalued as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the Russell 2000 set new all-time intra-day highs last Friday at 16,287.84, 1,823.75 and 1,147.12. At these highs the Dow tested my...

Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST