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Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

Star Wars Christmas Lights Video Goes Viral

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

Tesla Roadster Makes Comeback

Tesla Roadster Makes Comeback

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Conan O'Brien is Being Paid To Review Video Games

Conan O'Brien is Being Paid To Review Video Games In the midst of all this Xbox One/EA/Machimina/YouTube drama, gaming site Re/code did a bit of investigation into a more high profile game reviewer than most. Conan O’Brien’s “Clueless Gamer” segment doesn’t produce...

Jan 25 2014, 12:41pm 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

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

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around that digital weapon led to its being downloaded 100,000 times in two days. Now Simon &...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am 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 less inclined to pay for the mobile apps they download. That’s left advertisers with two...

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 distribution of their text status updates, but they may see some increases in engagement and...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am 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 guys with enviable and inexplicable links to business heroes and at least a couple...

Jan 22 2014, 5:06am 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 has a neat solution where 338 sharks have been tagged with tracking devices that are connected...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST

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Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have...

Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST

The Home Exercise Equipment Conundrum

The Home Exercise Equipment Conundrum The choice in the best treadmills in the home exercise equipment market is confusing. While the higher the price, the more complex the machinery. Should you go high-end or bargain basement?

Jan 21 2014, 5:41am 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

Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls

Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls The Web is the number one lead generation channel for B2B marketers.  Social communities, websites and the Internet are destination sites for B2B buyers researching planned purchases and educating themselves on key...

Jan 18 2014, 3:16pm CST

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie?

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie? Security firm IntelCrawler has released evidence supporting the identity of the programmer behind the BlackPOS malware that infected Target and other major U.S. retailers as the 17-year-old Russian teen shown above....

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers The latest reports from Reuters indicate that six additional large U.S. retailers have ongoing point of sale (POS) data breaches that have been reported to law enforcement but not yet made public. Security firm iSIGHT...

Jan 17 2014, 10:51pm 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

Chrome Adds Welcome Relief To Noisy Tabs And Windows 8 Metro Interface

Chrome Adds Welcome Relief To Noisy Tabs And Windows 8 Metro Interface The newest stable version of Chrome (version 32) now has a way of seeing tabs that are playing audio, whether it’s music or the sound track of a video. It’s a big help for those of us who hate having to listen to sound...

Jan 17 2014, 5:31pm CST

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC)

'The Banner Saga' Review: Beautiful, But Not Quite Brilliant (PC) The moment I laid eyes on indie developer Stoic’s The Banner Saga, I wanted to love everything about it. The art-style is simply jaw-dropping, calling to mind classic Disney—Sword in the Stone comes to mind—and other...

Jan 16 2014, 11:26pm CST

Adobe Photoshop Adds Tools For 3D Printing

Adobe Photoshop Adds Tools For 3D Printing One of the world’s most popular creative software suites just dialed into a hot trend: 3D printing. Adobe Photoshop is a favorite among designers and creative types using it for 2 dimensional work, but the software...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge—a competition to inspire European cities to come up with bold ideas that...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm 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

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ReSound LiNX from ReSound

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ReSound LiNX from ReSound CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ReSound LiNX from ReSound

Jan 15 2014, 12:45pm CST

To Get Funded On Kickstarter, Talk About Cats And Karma (And Don't Grovel)

To Get Funded On Kickstarter, Talk About Cats And Karma (And Don't Grovel) If you’ve contributed to a lot of strangers’ Kickstarter campaigns, you no doubt thought you were giving money to projects you saw as having particular social value, utility or artistic merit. In fact, your giving was...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

'Dark Souls II' And The Fate Of The Cursed

'Dark Souls II' And The Fate Of The Cursed Dark Souls never wears its lore on its sleeve, and when it does it’s stitched into the fabric, hidden beneath the folds. There is rarely much in the way of exposition in the game to handily explain to us what in the...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Are Air Source Heat Pumps A Threat To Geothermal Heat Pump Suppliers?

Are Air Source Heat Pumps A Threat To Geothermal Heat Pump Suppliers? Last year, geothermal heat pump (GHP) manufacturers introduced new heat pumps with break-through efficiency based on variable-speed compressor technology.  These manufacturers include Waterfurnace Renewable Energy  (TSX...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

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SolarCity turns to retail investors for cash SolarCity bets on new kind of financing _ selling bond-like securities to retail investors NEW YORK (AP) — Solar panel installer SolarCity is turning to retail investors for cash. The company said...

Jan 15 2014, 7:41am 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

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Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

AMD's Kaveri APU With Radeon R7 Graphics Targets Mainstream, Power-Efficient Computing

AMD's Kaveri APU With Radeon R7 Graphics Targets Mainstream, Power-Efficient Computing AMD officially launched their next generation Kaveri processor today finally realizing a long term vision of the company to fully integrate CPU and GPU resources on a single, monolithic chip architecture with a shared...

Jan 14 2014, 3:56pm CST

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Appeals court sets aside Internet rules Appeals court sets aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to Internet WASHINGTON (AP) — In a setback for the Obama administration's goal of Internet openness, a federal appeals court...

Jan 14 2014, 1:26pm CST

Legal Issues Will Remain A Hot Topic For Fantasy Sports In 2014

Legal Issues Will Remain A Hot Topic For Fantasy Sports In 2014 One of the topics on the agenda is a legal update. Here are some of the legal issues the fantasy sports industry will need to consider in 2014: 1. Many, but not all, traditional forms of fantasy sports are likely legal...

Jan 14 2014, 8:46am CST

TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide

TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide It was clearly a great year for mobile marketing. Consumers are spending more than half their time online on the mobile web and smartphone conversion rates prove how lucrative that habit is for marketers: 79% of...

Jan 14 2014, 7:26am CST

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable Leaders that strive to be significant seek to create the greatest impact and influence.   These are the types of leaders that we value the most; inspired by their courage and resiliency, we seek to emulate them. They...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business." John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business of Capitalism. Philosopher Marc Gafni, Ph.D., president of the Center for World...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs Narcissism and chief executives are much in the news of late. Maybe it’s a hangover from the financial crisis or continuing fallout from Enron and other financial scandals. There certainly seems to be a growing interest...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

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The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation. “A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products Like a hanging, mobile focuses the mind. I often say the $2 to $3 CPMs publishers frequently get for smartphone ads will crush all traditional newsrooms built for the era of $50 print CPMs — and most of them still are,...

Jan 10 2014, 6:31am CST

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Will Financiers Help London's Quest To Be The World's Favourite New Technology Center? The idea of London becoming a technology center to rival other parts of the world has gained a lot of momentum in the last 12 months. From around 200 firms in early 2010 the city now boasts around 1500 new technology...

Jan 10 2014, 5:51am 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