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Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

The Science Behind The Dress

The Science Behind The Dress

Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

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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.  The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST

LG Electronics Pulls To unexpected Q4 Loss

LG Electronics Pulls To unexpected Q4 Loss LG Electronics reports unexpected 4Q loss due to foreign exchange rates, mobile stays in red SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. suffered a loss in the final quarter of 2013 because of the stronger South...

Jan 27 2014, 2:26am CST

Xirrus Lets Las Vegas Sands Charge WiFi Premium

Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based startup, lets a Las Vegas casino charge an even higher price premium to grant...

Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to big-screen TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more live coverage over the Internet than it has on TV. For the upcoming Winter Games, Comcast's...

Jan 24 2014, 2:38pm 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 yourself some simple questions you probably don’t think about every day.  Why do we build...

Jan 24 2014, 9:36am CST

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Predicted Winners And Losers This article is by Jeri Smith, president...

Jan 24 2014, 2:15am 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

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal “Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response to that complaint is by the great energy commentator Robert Bryce, who says: “Actually, I...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising roots – taking $40 billion out of the hides of some very familiar companies This story...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

$4,000 Costco Food Stash to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

$4,000 Costco Food Stash to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse Worried that civilization is about to collapse? Do you fear invasion by zombies or aliens? Society might sink into an abyss of savagery and lawlessness, mobs might howl outside your gate, but at least you won’t run out...

Jan 22 2014, 9:11am CST

It Had To Happen! Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014 That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this before with a number of other consumer electronic devices from the TV to VCRs and DVD players...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST

Kristen Saban Scuffle with Sorority Sister Led to Lawsuit

Kristen Saban Scuffle with Sorority Sister Led to Lawsuit Kristen Saban had a serious scuffle with her sorority sister, Sarah Grimes four years ago. The injuries Sarah incurred thanks to Kristen’s brutal treatment have led to the filing of a lawsuit by the former against the latter.

Jan 22 2014, 1:53am CST

Snorting Smarties is the New Drug Craze among Youngsters

Snorting Smarties: A New Drug Craze among Youngsters Snorting Smarties threat is there. America is threatened with something worse than terrorism. Its youth is facing the dire consequences of a fad that could be extremely harmful to health. Snorting Smarties is the new drug craze among youngsters and it may destroy a whole generation.

Jan 22 2014, 1:23am CST

Super Bowl 2014 Ads Preview on Youtube Ad Blitz

Super Bowl 2014 Ads Preview on Youtube Ad Blitz A preview of the best Super Bowl ads for the year 2014 is finally here. You get a sneak peek at what is in and what is out in terms of the funkiest, creative ads on the face of the planet.

Jan 20 2014, 1:11am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-way chess game that has been going on for years between the US District Court of Appeals, the...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

On The Hunt For The Very Closest Alien Earths

On The Hunt For The Very Closest Alien Earths Awash in a sea of long-lived stellar Red dwarfs, our own sun seems to be somewhat of a local anomaly. Until recently, detecting these faint M-spectral type stars — much less their potential earthlike planetary...

Jan 18 2014, 4:36am CST

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to play.  Many began to call the series of political uprisings “Twitter Revolutions” and a...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

YouTube Starts Showing Preview of Super Bowl Ads for 2014

YouTube Starts Showing Preview of Super Bowl Ads for 2014 A preview of the best Super Bowl ads for the year 2014 is finally here. You get a sneak peek at what is in and what is out in terms of the funkiest, creative ads on the face of the planet.

Jan 17 2014, 9:41am CST

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills North Korea is one of the leading countries in the world where dictatorship reigns. It recently gave a threat to the US-South Korea annual joint military drills that were to take place close to the borders. Such threats are a common feature of Pyongyang’s erratic behavior in relation to the external world.

Jan 17 2014, 8:54am CST

new Lenovo coupon makes solid deal on IdeaPad Z710 Core i7 laptop

new Lenovo coupon makes solid deal on IdeaPad Z710 Core i7 laptop Save nearly a third off list price

Jan 16 2014, 11:05am CST

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite gets official

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite gets official Samsung is not yet done gadget spamming the consumer electronics market. After announcing four new tablets at CES 2014 in Las Vegas earlier this month, the South Korean technology conglomerate is announcing the Samsung...

Jan 16 2014, 7:12am CST

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California.  In SEMI’s words...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014

$10: One Perspective On What Bitcoin Will Be Worth In 2014 The Wild West has become a popular metaphor for the unregulated Bitcoin market. Like in old cowboy films, the world of Bitcoin has not only miners and modern a gold rush, but the requisite intrigue, volatility and power...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

BitTorrent Creator's New Software DissidentX Hides Secrets In Plain Sight

BitTorrent Creator's New Software DissidentX Hides Secrets In Plain Sight Encryption tools help people keep secrets. Bram Cohen has a more subtle ambition: he wants to help people keep secret the act of keeping secrets. For the last year Cohen, who created the breakthrough file-sharing...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Intel delays opening of Arizona Fab 42 thanks to soft PC sales

Intel delays opening of Arizona Fab 42 thanks to soft PC sales Delay in opening facility wont impact production

Jan 15 2014, 11:27am CST

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (down 22.5% from last year) and more bad news when increased hardware sales of the PS4 and...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

Nissan confirms IDx concept will go into production

Nissan confirms IDx concept will go into production Nissan won't confirm if the cool Nismo version is coming or the boring Freeflow version

Jan 15 2014, 10:43am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine that can sequence the genetic code of a human cell for $1,000. The machine – actually a...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm 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

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Beats Music and AT&T Tie up for unlimited music plan Unlimited downloads for up to ten devices on a Family plan for $14.99 monthly

Jan 13 2014, 12:12pm CST

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling With all the negativity and skepticism swirling around the SEC’s recent proposition to liberalize the laws of equity crowdfunding, it’s time for some contrarian content that sheds some more positive light on the topic...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

The Best Coffee Shops of Silicon Valley

The Best Coffee Shops of Silicon Valley To know an innovation ecosystem, drink coffee.  That’s my secret weapon. People often ask me how to understand an ecosystem.  It’s easy.  Whenever my work takes me to a new city or country, I visit its coffee shops. ...

Jan 13 2014, 6:01am CST

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise

Jolla Review: Some Rough Edges, But This Linux Smartphone Shows Promise Jolla was formed in late 2011 from a number of former Nokia Engineers who had been working on a number of Linux-based operating systems and handsets (including the Nokia N9). Just over two years later, their first...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro “I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach I met Paul Lemberg, world-class business coach, and Rhonda Anderson, sales analyst, at the December 2013 CEO...

Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm CST

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good An in-depth preview of the Crystal Cove prototype shown behind closed doors, and what it means for Oculus VR as their virtual reality headset edges closer to a public launch. “We’re going to need a lot of therapists...

Jan 11 2014, 2:21pm CST

Bikini Bridge Trend Sparks Outrage

Bikini Bridge Trend Sparks Outrage A new trend out in cyberspace is the bikini bridge. Just like the thigh gap was the latest meme last year, this year the bikini bridge is the in thing. And the unrealistic thinness needed to sport one has sparked outrage among the health care experts online.

Jan 11 2014, 4:34am CST

Chevy Camaro ZL1 Smashed

Chevy Camaro ZL1 Smashed The owner of a Chevy Camaro ZL1 has had his brand new car smashed in an accident. The strange thing is that the mishap occurred thanks to one of the dealers who took the car for a spin. John Hooper, the owner, is having issues with the dealership since they have not dealt him a fair hand.

Jan 11 2014, 3:30am CST

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014 The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. After all, the book’s principal...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST