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 guys with enviable and inexplicable links to business heroes and at least a couple...
Jan 22 2014, 5:06am CST
Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...
Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST
The CEO Question: Where Is My Company Going? In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Plus I revealed:
CEO strategic responsibilities are not optional....
Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST
Apple's Latest Ad Is Pure Poetry In 11 days, Apple’s Macintosh computer will turn 30 years old. That machine was introduced with a 60-second TV ad that is among the most iconic commercials of all time. Yesterday, the company debuted a new spot (linked...
Jan 13 2014, 9:51am CST
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
How Innovative Companies Collaborate For highly innovative group collaborations, do what the big tech firms do: Cycle through collaborations with different pairs and take the long view.
By Jason P. Davis, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and...
Jan 8 2014, 8:01pm CST
Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014 In 2008, Betsy and Warren Talbot were not unlike a lot of American couples. They were living in Seattle in a 1,000-square-foot townhouse and had a car. She was a consultant for women-owned businesses, and he worked on...
Jan 1 2014, 8:06am CST
Bitcoin's Incredible Year Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1) heard of Bitcoin and 2) accepted it. Fat chance. Luckily, Bitcoin owners had a different...
Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST
What To Do When Your Boss Won't Support Your Great Ideas Frustrated that your company seems to squash you down every time you try to do something innovative at work? You’re probably not imagining that being too creative goes against the party line.
A recent Accenture survey “...
Dec 31 2013, 7:46am CST
How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014 December brings many traditions: enjoying the holidays, wrapping up projects from the year that’s ending, and gearing up for the year ahead. One piece of the process is evaluating how you did in relation to the...
Dec 30 2013, 2:41pm CST
Wireless Association Site Estimates Apps' Data Usage CTIA, the wireless association, has launched a new site that enables mobile device users to estimate data requirements for popular apps. Unless you’re one of the lucky ones with an unlimited data plan, it’s an important...
Dec 27 2013, 6:26pm CST
Lazada, Tesco and the Logic of Logistics The customers of Lazada are all online but the regional shopping site sometimes resorts to attracting them the old-fashioned way: with TV ads, like the one above shown in Indonesia. I probably should have chosen this TV...
Dec 22 2013, 6:11pm 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
Google Remembers Where You Were A recent story on TechCrunch highlighted a little-known feature of Google's mapping services; the ability to record and display a daily history of your whereabouts. The feature is called Location History and is...
Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST
Motorola Works on Prject Ara for Building Modular Smartphones Motorola has come up with its ambitious plan to build highly modular smartphones by using free and open hardware platform. Ara smartphones will come this holiday season. Termed the 'Project Ara' this venture will achieve for the hardware market what Android has done for the software sector.
Oct 29 2013, 6:22am CDT
Madeleine McCann Search Continues The disappearance of a three year old girl from her resort’s bedroom in 2007 led to a full scale police search and suspect images are drawn. The abduction of Madeleine McCann is still a mystery today and yet the police are searching high and low for her kidnapper.
Oct 14 2013, 5:04am CDT
Modern Man was Taught to Make Certain Tools by Neanderthals There is mounting evidence that modern man or Homo sapiens was taught a thing or two by his predecessors. Certain tools that were made by Neanderthals were probably passed on to Homo sapiens through the process of imitation.
Aug 14 2013, 5:24am CDT
Microsoft will Allow Indie Self-Publishing on Xbox One with a Debugger Every individual has the spark of creativity deep down inside of him or her. That is why the phenomenon of self-publishing on Xbox One and Xbox LIVE is about to be introduced to indie developers all over the world. A debug version of Xbox One will also be available free with original at launch for $499.99.
Jul 25 2013, 4:56am CDT
Amazon Birthday Gift uses Facebook to spread the love We all love gifts, right? Amazon wants to capitalize on our desire to give and recieve gifts by officially announcing "Amazon Birthday Gift" today. Basically, it is a way for Amazon customers to surprise their...
Jun 19 2013, 3:01am CDT
Twitter Partners with Vizify to bring #FollowMe Now you can present a brief video reel of your best tweets, pictures and videos on Twitter using its #FollowMe feature. Using the best of Vizify, combined with its own prowess, Twitter brings you a new method of displaying your life activities in highlight reel of textual/pictorial form.
Jun 14 2013, 7:46am CDT
Samsung GALAXY S4 Zoom Announced Officially Samsung has officially launched Galaxy S4 zoom today. This smartphones has advanced 16MP camera with 10x optical zoom and special Zoom Ring feature. A unique device that acts as smartphone and powerful compact camera at same time.
Jun 12 2013, 4:48am CDT
Plants vs. Zombies 2 coming in July PopCap has finally announced the long-awaited sequel of its massively popular game Plants vs. Zombies. The new version, which could be named "Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time," will be released this coming July.
May 7 2013, 3:10am CDT
Stonehenge history is 5000 years earlier than thought Sometimes history has to be literally rescheduled in accord with the latest findings. There has come about conclusive evidence that Stonehenge was inhabited 5000 years earlier than was thought to be till now by the archaeologists.
Apr 19 2013, 7:49am CDT
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