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Apple Watch aka Gizmo has unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Apple Watch aka Gizmo Has Unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

HTC M9 Goes Official with 20 MP Camera and New Color Options

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Has Raised the Bar with the All-New Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

HTC Re Vive VR Headset revealed

HTC RE Vive VR Headset Revealed

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Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets The S&P 500 is down 0.5% so far this year — and stocks face another potentially volatile week ahead with a barrage of earnings from major corporations as well as economic indicators and news from the World Economic...

Jan 19 2014, 5:11pm CST

Gun-Toting At The IRS

Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...

Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formation in the Universe is around a hundred times lower than it was five billion years ago. Using...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts Banks worldwide may not like FATCA, the massive American disclosure law. But most banks everywhere are still lining up to comply. After all, if foreign banks don’t hand over American account holder details, they can...

Jan 16 2014, 12:56am CST

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug

Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug * Co-written with Laura Anne Edwards, Global Content Partner, Unreasonable Group. So video games are addictive—this we know. It comes down to dopamine, one of the brain’s basic signaling molecules. Emotionally, we feel...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin? Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has slowly been making inroads into the U.S. economy, Overstock is by far the largest, most...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST

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Groupon Buys Ideeli At A Discount In the latest sign that “flash sale” sites are struggling, Groupon bought Ideeli for $43 million in cash. This was a loss for Ideeli shareholders, considering the company received $107 million in venture capital from...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight Stock markets shrugged off Friday’s confusingly low U.S. job creation numbers – so let’s see how they cope with an onslaught of news this coming week in the shape of big company earnings, economic indicators, Federal...

Jan 12 2014, 7:06pm 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

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales Five Steps To Making Sales Through Social Media An integral part of the sales process is getting to know your prospects and establishing relationships—and it turns out that social media can help you accomplish this...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am CST

T-Mobile Will Cover Switching Fees To Steal More Customers From AT&T, Sprint, And Verizon

T-Mobile Will Cover Switching Fees To Steal More Customers From AT&T, Sprint, And Verizon T-Mobile, the self-proclaimed “UnCarrier,” has a lot to crow about after a banner 2013 that saw the wireless carrier add 4.4 million customers. On Wednesday afternoon from CES, T-Mobile announced plans to build on that...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PLEO RB robotic toy from Innvo Labs

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PLEO RB robotic toy from Innvo Labs CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PLEO RB robotic toy from Innvo Labs

Jan 8 2014, 11:25am CST

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The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies.  These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

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Twitter founder unveils search app tied to photos Twitter founder Biz Stone seeks to help people find answers with photo-driven 'Jelly' app SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter co-founder Biz Stone hopes to demonstrate that a picture can be worth even more than...

Jan 7 2014, 4:36pm CST

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Taxing Bitcoin: IRS Review Will Have Big Implications For Investors In Virtual Currency By now most everyone has heard of Bitcoin. But exactly what is it? And how should it be taxed? Bitcoin is usually described as virtual currency. That’s useful shorthand, but is it really money? And should it be taxed as...

Jan 7 2014, 2:56pm CST

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Does My Bum Look Big In This? Why Innovators Struggle To Get Meaningful Feedback. Whilst you may not always see the traces in new products and services that come to market, deep within the fabric of innovation is a weave of input from a complex community of influencers. Some of this happens quite...

Jan 7 2014, 7:36am CST

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Sony to sell waterproof phone through T-Mobile Sony to sell waterproof phone with 21 megapixel camera through T-Mobile NEW YORK (AP) — Sony has unveiled a waterproof smartphone that sports a 21 megapixel camera and expands what users can do with it...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics In 2014 brands must finally resolve their fate with Hispanic consumers. Most companies see only the growing number of Hispanic consumers and their estimated $1.5B purchasing power in 2015, yet fail to authentically...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am 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

Supervolcano Eruptions Studied by Scientists

Supervolcano Phenomenon Revealed Scientists have studied the special phenomenon of supervolcanos and found that they could recreate the conditions in artificial lab settings. There are future disasters lying in wait for an unaware humanity in the form of supervolcanos. And the more prepared we are, the better we can handle them.

Jan 6 2014, 2:29am 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

8 Simple Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself In The New Year

8 Simple Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself In The New Year We all want to be happier and healthier in the New Year, but getting there can be a bit elusive (or totally daunting). Here are a few simple (and science-backed) ways to be kinder to yourself and others in 2014. It...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

Top Health Trend For 2014: Telehealth To Grow Over 50%. What Role For Regulation?

Top Health Trend For 2014: Telehealth To Grow Over 50%. What Role For Regulation? For many years, telehealth advocates have accused payers of being unwilling to reimburse for proven telehealth interventions, which can significantly reduce medical costs. Well, we have crossed that chasm, and...

Dec 28 2013, 11:21am CST

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks Source: Bigcharts.com On December 5th, I published an update in which I showed an important resistance level at 16,000 that needed to be broken above for further confirmation of the bull market. This level was broken...

Dec 26 2013, 12:26am CST

Was the Real Wolf of Wall Street All Wrong?

Was the Real Wolf of Wall Street All Wrong? This article is by Henry Schuck, co-founder and chief revenue officer of the sales intelligence and data firm DiscoverOrg. He can be reached at hschuck@discoverorg.com. Now, I want everyone to look down at that little...

Dec 23 2013, 11:06am CST

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Why Did They Call It The "Federal Reserve" System? One hundred years ago today President Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act, thus creating the Federal Reserve System, our central bank. It wasn’t called the Bank of the United States, following the lead of the Bank of...

Dec 23 2013, 9:36am CST

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TheTaxVox 2013 Lump Of Coal Award: Wait 'Til Next Year Edition Tax Vox proudly announces its seventh annual Lump of Coal Award for the worst tax and fiscal policies of 2013. The year was a curious mix of really bad ideas and dithering. After all, Congress’s finest moment may have...

Dec 23 2013, 8:46am CST

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In China, Rates Soar, Stocks Fall, Businesses Fail On Friday, fears of another quarter-end credit crunch drove money-market rates in China sharply higher despite emergency central bank intervention announced Thursday.  In the last five business days, interbank rates...

Dec 22 2013, 5:01pm CST

Bold Predictions For The 2014 Sports Year From The Forbes SportsMoney Staff

Bold Predictions For The 2014 Sports Year From The Forbes SportsMoney Staff Fearless (and cheeky) predictions for the 2014 sports world from the Forbes SportsMoney crew: Mike Ozanian, our SportsMoney majordomo, who writes the SportsMoney blog: NFL: The league announces that the site of the new...

Dec 22 2013, 6:41am CST

Apple and China Mobile Partnership Terms can be Changed by the Weak iPhone 5C Sa

Apple and China Mobile Partnership Terms can be Changed by the Weak iPhone 5C Sales The diminishing demand of the iPhone 5C can affect the deal between China Mobile and Apple

Dec 21 2013, 6:14am CST

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The Week Ahead: Will 2014 Be a Buy-&-Hold Year? The FOMC caught many by surprise last Wednesday, myself included, as stock prices exploded to the upside and closed with impressive gains. It appears that the FOMC struck a good medium between slightly reducing their...

Dec 20 2013, 7:11pm CST

Sales Tips and Sales Quotes from 62 Top Sales Experts

Sales Tips and Sales Quotes from 62 Top Sales Experts Today is the 6 month anniversary of The Inside Sales Virtual Summit, an industry event that changed the world of sales and marketing. More than 15,800 sales leaders registered for a day of learning and enchantment on...

Dec 20 2013, 5:11pm CST

Why Baidu Is A Better Buy Than Facebook Right Now

Why Baidu Is A Better Buy Than Facebook Right Now I went to my neighborhood IBD meet-up last night and we spent a lot of time talking about Internet stocks.  Investors who buy breakouts were excited about Facebook, but there are other stocks in the sector that offer a...

Dec 20 2013, 2:01pm CST

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Media Binging on Reports of Women Drinking NOTE: This post is a STATS Investigative piece written by STATS Director of Research Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D. By Rebecca Goldin,  Ph.D. The media has raced to report on claims that binge drinking among women is on a...

Dec 20 2013, 11:26am CST

Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal

Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal Self-publishing platform Smashwords has just unveiled its biggest website redesign since it launched in 2008. In a blog post, founder Mark Coker said: We made hundreds of changes large and small.  We also made...

Dec 20 2013, 10:06am CST

Smartwatch Shoppers Guide for Android and iOS Users

Smartwatch Shoppers Guide for Android and iOS Users If you are looking for a smartwatch, this shoppers guide lists some of the most popular smartwatches on the market and goes over major features and smartphone compatibility for each.

Dec 18 2013, 1:05pm CST

Golden Globe Award Nominees Announced

Golden Globe Award Nominees Announced Nominees for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Aziz Ansari, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde and Miss Golden Globe Sosie Bacon joined Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) President Theo Kingma for the announcement. Nominations were announced in 25 categories.

Dec 12 2013, 8:09am CST