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The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines

The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines

In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change. ...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are  Juniper N...

Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST

'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning

'Candy Crush Saga' Maker Takes Down Game: Denies Cloning

Earlier today we reported on accusations that King, the maker of mobile hit Candy Crush Saga, had commissioned a clone of...

Jan 28 2014, 4:15am CST

Gmail And Google+ Down Last Friday, Impacting Millions Of Users

Gmail And Google+ Down Last Friday, Impacting Millions Of Users

On Friday just before 11 a.m. PST, Google's Gmail went down, leaving millions of users – including business users relying on Go...

Jan 27 2014, 10:59am CST

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 bi...

Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST

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...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

 The Grammys Taxes and the IRS

Grammys Taxes and the IRS

The Grammys award show is a big production, which GRAMMY.com calls Music’s Biggest Night. Awards are coveted for their st...

Jan 27 2014, 5:00am CST

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

There is impressive evidence that Apple is moving into solar power in a big way, not just in the projected 4.4 million squ...

Jan 26 2014, 1:04pm CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a repo...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What?

Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What?

Comparisons between Monolith and Warner Bros.’ upcoming open-world fantasy game Shadow of Mordor and Ubisoft’s Assass...

Jan 25 2014, 5:44am CST

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

The Xbox One and PS4 could bet getting company. Recent reports indicate that a new Apple TV is well into testing, and might arr...

Jan 24 2014, 6:51pm CST

Why We Start Up Startups

Why We Start Up Startups

Thanks to the great Brad Feld for publishing this column in his blog today as well. Pause for a moment.  And ask you...

Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST

Glyph Virtual Retina Display Headset Surges Past $250,000 Kickstarter Goal In Hours

Glyph Virtual Retina Display Headset Surges Past $250,000 Kickstarter Goal In Hours

Avegant has created a “virtual retina display” headset called the Glyph. Glyph is the size of standard studio headphones and th...

Jan 24 2014, 5:38am CST

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectan...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Project Wedge is a New, Easy, Indie Portable Projection System

Project Wedge is a New, Easy, Indie Portable Projection System

Project Wedge is a hardware start-up out of Olympia, Washington, that aims to solve one of those problems we didn’t know we had...

Jan 24 2014, 1:17am CST

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, a tool that I have used almost every day of my pr...

Jan 24 2014, 1:08am CST

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android sm...

Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST

Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality

Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality

I’m not the first person to say that if you want to get Americans to care about an issue, hit them in their pocketbooks. Which...

Jan 23 2014, 4:04am CST

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

We’re all invested in maintaining brain health, particularly over the long haul. Cognitive decline is a too-common side effect...

Jan 23 2014, 2:48am CST

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected

Netflix Shares Shoot Up On Stronger Than Expected

“It’s been a good year for Netflix,” wrote CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells in a letter to shareholders. “People around th...

Jan 23 2014, 2:47am CST

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one cave...

Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST

George Zimmerman depicts special prosecutor in "Angie" painting

George Zimmerman depicts special prosecutor in "Angie" painting

George Zimmerman's second painting titled "Angie" depicts special prosecutor Angela Corey....

Jan 23 2014, 12:17am CST

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass

It was bound to happen sooner or later: a man has had his Google Glass headset ripped from his face and been questioned by the...

Jan 22 2014, 12:52pm CST

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi?

With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will ne...

Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods

When you watch the developer diary for Skywind, the fan-led effort to mod The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind into the more modern S...

Jan 22 2014, 8:21am CST

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries.  Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even...

Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful an...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am CST

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey

IBM Shares are Tempting, But Still Too Pricey

Earnings season is in full swing, providing new data points for investors to reassess positions.  After a careful review o...

Jan 22 2014, 8:01am CST

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Mobile Ads Try To Be More Useful, Less Annoying And Creepy

Advertising has become an increasingly important revenue source for the multi-billion-dollar app economy, as consumers become l...

Jan 22 2014, 7:11am CST

Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm Again

Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm Again

In a blog post, Facebook’s product manager for News Feed ranking, said that “Page admins can expect a decrease in the distribut...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST

#1 Reason Why Nintendo Should Continue Making Consoles

#1 Reason Why Nintendo Should Continue Making Consoles

When you hear the word “Google” the first thing you probably think of is searching the internet. Likewise, when you verbalize t...

Jan 22 2014, 6:11am CST

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

“You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those...

Jan 22 2014, 5:06am 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

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia ha...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am 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

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball....

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is i...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST