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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 crowdfundi...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Prada Mimics Dolce & Gabanna Tax Trouble, Should Copy Apple & Google Instead

Prada Mimics Dolce & Gabanna Tax Trouble, Should Copy Apple & Google Instead

Prada would hate to be accused of copying Dolce & Gabanna in anything, whether in design or tax planning. Domenico Dolce an...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06pm CST

Talk Outside the Box

Talk Outside the Box

Our imaginations are limited by our experience; our routine; our habitual ways of working, thinking, and dreaming. This isn’t i...

Jan 10 2014, 6:01pm 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....

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm 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...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST

The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013

The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013

10 Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013 No surprise here, but the Ford F-150 pickup truck was the most popular vehicle of any kind sold...

Jan 10 2014, 12:21pm CST

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets

Gartner estimates that PC shipments declined 6.9% year over year to 82.6 million units while IDC estimated they dropped 5.6% to...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am 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...

Jan 10 2014, 6:31am CST

2013 Represented Worst Decline In PC Market's History

2013 Represented Worst Decline In PC Market's History

PC sales continued their downward spiral in 2013. According to tech research group Gartner, the 10% decline throughout 2013 is...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

Watson Is Moving To NYC: IBM Announces $1B Group Based On Jeopardy Ace Computer

Watson Is Moving To NYC: IBM Announces $1B Group Based On Jeopardy Ace Computer

Three years after its splash appearance on Jeopardy, IBM is turning to the Watson computer system for inspiration again–this ti...

Jan 9 2014, 1:46am CST

PS4 Global Sales Hit 4.2 Million Units

PS4 Global Sales Hit 4.2 Million Units

Sony announced on Tuesday that PS4 cumulative sales have reached 4.2 million consoles worldwide by the end of 2013. PS4 softwar...

Jan 8 2014, 11:55am CST

Why Sony's PS4 Is Crushing Microsoft's Xbox One In Sales So Far

Why Sony's PS4 Is Crushing Microsoft's Xbox One In Sales So Far

I’m the first to admit when I’m wrong, and when Microsoft came out and said they sold 3M Xboxes in January, I said Sony would f...

Jan 8 2014, 10:11am CST

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook

For the first eight months of 2013 it was all talk about the stock (since it was in the penalty box), Apple losing market share...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, h...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

The pace at which we are accelerating technology from entertainment devices into objects and connected devices that we can use...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21am CST

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place

You may have missed it over the holidays, but The Wall Street Journal had a fascinating blog about big companies and entreprene...

Jan 8 2014, 4:51am CST

PS4 Takes The Lead In The Console War With 4.2 Million Sales

PS4 Takes The Lead In The Console War With 4.2 Million Sales

Sony's PS4 is barreling into 2014 with 4.2 million units sold by the end of last year, the company announced at CES 2014 today....

Jan 7 2014, 12:36pm CST

Dish SuperJoey Adds Two more Tuners to Hoppe Whole Home DVR, Records 8 shows

Dish SuperJoey Adds Two more Tuners to Hopper Whole Home DVR, Records 8 shows

Dish also announces Wireless Joey and more...

Jan 7 2014, 11:31am CST

The Prices And Specs Of Every Steam Machine Announced So Far, From $500 To $6,000

The Prices And Specs Of Every Steam Machine Announced So Far, From $500 To $6,000

The curtain has been lifted on Valve’s Steam Machine as of last night as CES. Well, Steam Machines plural, as it’s now clear th...

Jan 7 2014, 8:26am CST

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Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming

Lusk, Wyo., charging station positioned to open up pickup-truck country to Tesla electric cars LUSK, Wyo. (AP) —...

Jan 7 2014, 12:26am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Halo For Xbox One Definitely Coming This Year

Halo For Xbox One Definitely Coming This Year

Microsoft recently sent out a big press release announcing it’s 3 million Xbox Ones sold in 2013, and it listed a whole bunch o...

Jan 6 2014, 2:46pm CST

Microsoft Reveals 3 Million Xbox One Sales In 2013

Microsoft Reveals 3 Million Xbox One Sales In 2013

It’s been a little while since we’ve gotten any further numbers from the great console sales race of 2013, and now as CES kicks...

Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm CST

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Roku TV will stream video without set-top box

Eschewing the box, Roku partners with Chinese firms to make Roku TV set LAS VEGAS (AP) — Roku Inc. is launching a...

Jan 6 2014, 10:26am CST

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Global tech spending seen slipping 1 pct in 2014

Global technology spending seen down 1 percent in 2014 on lower prices of tablets, smartphones LAS VEGAS (AP) — T...

Jan 5 2014, 7:51pm CST

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

Plenty of controversy hounded the video game industry in 2013, though I’m not sure any of it was quite as hot-blooded as the co...

Jan 3 2014, 4:36pm CST

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FireEye and Mandiant Deal Combining Of Exceptional Companies

FireEye sure delivered good news last night. It announced that 4Q13 revenue will be $1 million to $6 million higher than expect...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

Wells Fargo Downgraded Apple From Outperform To Market Perform Based On Gross Margin Concerns

Wells Fargo Downgraded Apple From Outperform To Market Perform Based On Gross Margin Concerns

Wells Fargo’s Apple analyst Maynard Um downgraded Apple from Outperform to Market Perform on Monday while maintaining his $536...

Jan 2 2014, 4:41pm CST

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive

When we humans have gazed into the future, more often than not our fantasies and predictions have included robots. Whether we’r...

Jan 2 2014, 1:11pm CST

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Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES

Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES that gets 100 miles per gallon LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ford plans to unve...

Jan 2 2014, 7:51am CST

Wii U Outsells Xbox One The Week Before Christmas According To VGChartz

Wii U Outsells Xbox One The Week Before Christmas According To VGChartz

We’ll start with the obligatory caveat: VGChartz is a controversial website. Any sales numbers taken from the site should, for...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013

It’s been a big year for video games. The latest consoles from Sony and Microsoft arrived with a splash, selling millions of un...

Dec 30 2013, 6:01pm CST

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Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels

Despite more gadgets, electricity usage in US homes is falling to levels last seen in 2001 NEW YORK (AP) — The av...

Dec 30 2013, 12:42pm CST

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Bubbles, Banks And Bitcoin

We are used to money being created by the state. Or rather, we are used to money being created by banks on behalf of the state....

Dec 30 2013, 12:31pm CST

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort

Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” is a raucous bacchanalia of sex, drugs, and money on Wall Street that focuses on th...

Dec 28 2013, 11:31am CST

Kandi Crush: An Electric-Car Vending Machine From China Could Upend The Auto Industry

Kandi Crush: An Electric-Car Vending Machine From China Could Upend The Auto Industry

China is growing so fast it’s sometimes difficult to get different sources to even agree which the biggest cities are and how m...

Dec 28 2013, 8:31am CST

Nvidia's Upgraded Tegra Note 7 To Expand Its Presence In Mobile Computing

Nvidia's Upgraded Tegra Note 7 To Expand Its Presence In Mobile Computing

Earlier this week, Nvidia updated its Tegra Note 7 tablet platform with new features and capabilities. The company introduced t...

Dec 27 2013, 2:36pm CST

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Streamz Headphones to Debut at CES 2014

Streamz headphones have Bluetooth, WiFi and more integrated...

Dec 27 2013, 10:56am CST

World's Hottest Pepper is Carolina Reaper Pepper

World's Hottest Pepper is Grown in South Carolina, US

Carolina Reaper is given the title of world's hottest pepper by The Guinness Book of World Records last month. Smokin Ed C...

Dec 27 2013, 2:19am CST

The Evolution Of The Connected Web

The Evolution Of The Connected Web

Whoever put CES on the calendar just the week into the New Year had a cruel sense of humor. Just as we recover from our post h...

Dec 26 2013, 4:11pm CST