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Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

Bill Gates Tops Forbes Billionaires List Again

HTC Re Vive VR Headset revealed

HTC RE Vive VR Headset Revealed

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch shows Time with Fluid

Basel World 2015: HYT H3 Mechanical Watch Shows Time with Fluid

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

Apple Watch Launching in Multiple Countries This April

Aston Martin DBX Electric GT Concept Stuns

Aston Martin DBX Electric GT Concept Stuns

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Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary

Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative about that retail giant’s slow slide toward irrelevance and extinction. Don’t. Or, at least,...

Jan 24 2014, 8:00am CST

Carl Icahn snaps up another $500M of Apple stock

Carl Icahn Buys another $500M of Apple Shares Billionaire Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple, arguing the stock remains a bargain SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outspoken billionaire Carl Icahn has tossed another bushel of Apple stock into his investment portfolio...

Jan 24 2014, 6:26am 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 rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last three days of trading even as other phone makers and the rest of the market remain flat....

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets

Netflix Roars Back With 20% Earnings Beat, Stock Flies In Aftermarkets Netflix sped past subscriber estimates in its fourth-quarter 2013 report tonight, and likely beat out former pay TV king, HBO, capturing the subscription TV crown that cements leadership. With a business model that...

Jan 23 2014, 2:03am 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

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry

5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (formerly known as Steam Box.) The Valve-spearheaded project looks to be as much an attempt to...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am 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.  We were debating terminology — The Internet of Things — that has come into common...

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference Talk show host, Wendy Williams turned on the waterworks over her son’s indifference towards her. Her emotional outburst was caused by the fact that her son had started loving his father instead of her.

Jan 22 2014, 2:52am CST

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys Have you ever experienced sound as an actual tactile sensation? Or truly felt the difference between firing an M14A4 and a SCAR-L in Battlefield 4? That’s the promise of ViviTouch technology: translating sounds and...

Jan 21 2014, 3:48am CST

What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things?

What Nest Takeover by Google For The Internet Of Things? The Internet of Things (IoT) seemed to be an underlying theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with companies showing off cloud-connected Crock-Pots, heart monitors, and even bed mats that monitor how a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST

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Silicon Valley has EV Charge Station Shortage Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it...

Jan 20 2014, 1:17pm CST

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway “If we can’t find more than two or three families to run for office, that’s silly, because there are great governors and great eligible people to run.  And I think that the Kennedys, Clintons, Bushes — there are just...

Jan 19 2014, 9:41am CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. After rolling my eyes many many times this week, I eventually caved in. I finally took...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm 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

2014 Detroit Auto Show: The Dozen Biggest Production Debuts Of NAIAS

2014 Detroit Auto Show: The Dozen Biggest Production Debuts Of NAIAS Performance cars supplanted alternative-fuel vehicles as the main attraction at this year’s North American International Auto Show. But just because automakers are busy unveiling fast and powerful machines like the BMW...

Jan 17 2014, 8:11pm CST

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street After a Reuters report last month claimed the NSA paid security company RSA $10 million for a backdoor into their encryption technology, it was inevitable: speakers slated to speak at the company’s looming security...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

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Intel 4Q net income rises 6 pct Intel posts 6 pct rise in 4th-qtr net income, falls slightly short of Wall Street predictions NEW YORK (AP) — Intel's fourth-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as the company offset flat demand for its...

Jan 16 2014, 4:46pm CST

America's Next Great Prescription

America's Next Great Prescription Scientists have made a discovery that is proven to reduce premature death from heart attacks and stroke, lower the risk of diabetes and certain cancers, control blood pressure, prevent osteoporosis, and alleviate...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

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More Americans Reading Ebooks, Led By Younger And Wealthier More Americans are reading ebooks now than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project. Some 28% of U.S. adults have read an ebook in the past year, up from 23% a year ago. About...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission Is LinkedIn tip-toeing into the world of volunteer service — or could it touch off  a bigger stampede than people realize? After chatting this week with Meg Garlinghouse, head of the LinkedIn for Good program, I’m...

Jan 16 2014, 8:46am CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

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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

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling? Peter Shumlin, the Democratic governor of Vermont, brought heroin addiction to the front burner of national news by devoting his entire State of the State address last week to his state’s dramatic increase in heroin...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security The ever-worsening news from Target’s breach of credit card and customer data highlights the need to implement a more secure U.S. system to process our card payments. In recent articles, I have discussed ways to get...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

Charity Begins At 50? Codswallop!

Charity Begins At 50? Codswallop! Before he died this past December, hedge fund manager and philanthropist Robert W. Wilson had done many notable things. In the ‘70s, he’d survived what Forbes called “the most catastrophic short play in modern times” to...

Jan 14 2014, 10:06am CST

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App Tracker uTest Raises $43M From Goldman Sachs For Future Acquisitions And IPO A startup known for its mobile application testing, uTest, has more than doubled its funding to date as it pursues acquisitions and an eventual IPO, raising $43 million in a late-stage Series E round led by Goldman...

Jan 14 2014, 6:36am CST

Google and Audi announces Android car system

Google and Audi announces Android car system The tech giant Google and the luxury automaker Audi have announced a new partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show or better, CES in the Las Vegas.

Jan 14 2014, 3:16am CST

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Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers Businesses today can’t avoid creating a social media presence. Generally, sites like Twitter and Facebook provide organizations a great opportunity to interact with their loyal customers, as well as get the word out...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01am CST

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Fast Track Bill Presented But Progress On Trade Requires The President Stand Up To Detroit <div> Last Thursday, legislation to restore “fast track” trade promotion authority was introduced in Congress.  The grant of that authority is widely considered necessary to complete and ratify the Trans-Pacific...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy

Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy Imagine if Tim Cook fired up the production lines and started churning out the Apple II instead of the latest Macbook Pro. The world would think he had gone barking mad. After all, what company in its right mind would...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums With current TV projects like The Blacklist and active film projects like Stretch, it’s hard to believe Joe Carnahan would have any time to speak about his evolving career. But in this exclusive interview, Joe took a...

Jan 13 2014, 9:51am CST

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Ad Tech Shop Turn Raises $80M Late-Stage Round In March Toward Eventual IPO With millions flowing into ad tech, Turn Inc. has been a bit of an anomaly, not raising money for over three years and working to get cash-flow positive. But the company announced on Monday it has gotten in on the...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses Steakhouses are sprucing up their menus.  No longer is it acceptable just to have dry or wet aged beef.  Guests are demanding, and receiving, sustainably raised, grass-fed products prepared with upscale techniques like...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets. Yet very few achieve...

Jan 11 2014, 6:31pm CST

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year?

Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year? No. It’s a simple two-letter word that can be so difficult to say, particularly when it comes to business. That’s because so many have built their success by saying yes to whatever opportunities came their way and...

Jan 10 2014, 2:11pm CST

There's Nothing New About AT&T's Sponsored Data (And Why the FCC Won't Ban It)

There's Nothing New About AT&T's Sponsored Data (And Why the FCC Won't Ban It) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler has been urged to investigate AT&T's new Sponsored Data offering, whereby customers can use certain internet services without dipping into their monthly...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST

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What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST