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NFL Friday Night Playoff Games Expansion being Considered

NFL Friday Night Playoff Games Expansion being Considered

The NFL commissioner is considering the expansion of its Friday night playoff games. An addition of two more teams is slated to...

Jan 23 2014, 4:22am 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 l...

Jan 22 2014, 7:11am CST

Are You Ready To Hand Google All Your Fitness Data If Apps Use The Latest Android API?

Are You Ready To Hand Google All Your Fitness Data If Apps Use The Latest Android API?

One of the hardware innovations to be found in Apple’s latest portable devices is the M7 co-processor. This chip collects data...

Jan 17 2014, 6:31pm CST

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo?

Will Wearable Computing Be Tim Cook's Rubicon or Waterloo?

Many misinterpreted my column of yesterday as predicting that Tim Cook and Apple will fail. Even Paul Carroll, my “New Killer A...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11pm CST

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AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end

AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data WASHINGTON (AP) — Pre...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

I4U news

Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear

Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media LIMA, Peru (AP) — An o...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off.

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off.

We figure that one in three of you are pretty concerned about this because, as it turns out, the cyber attack on personal and c...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we kno...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

I4U news

EU ups pressure on Google in antitrust case

EU antitrust authority chief increases pressure on Google to present better proposals BRUSSELS (AP) — The Europea...

Jan 15 2014, 8:31am CST

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success? If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are n...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

I4U news

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...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

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How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border

How smugglers build and use tunnels along the US-Mexico border NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tight...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

By Dorie Clark How can you make your book a bestseller? A good person to ask would be Michael Hyatt, whose 2012 book Platform:...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

These 12 Companies All Want Your Body In 2014

These 12 Companies All Want Your Body In 2014

Wearable computing is the ultimate convergence arena. Stimulated of course by Google and Google Glass, excited by Apple’s still...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

Markets: 'First Five Days Of January Were Down--Does It Matter?' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

With the media focused last week on the “polar vortex” extreme cold, Chris Christie’s “BridgeGate,” the jobs report shock, Fed...

Jan 12 2014, 10:46am CST

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

“I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach I met Paul Lemberg...

Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm 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

New Gmail feature lets anyone from Google+ email you by default

New Gmail feature lets anyone from Google+ email you by default

New Gmail feature could mean mail from strange people...

Jan 10 2014, 9:43am CST

I4U news

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 m...

Jan 10 2014, 5:51am CST

I4U news

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 t...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

I4U news

Fairfax ups investment in troubled BlackBerry

Fairfax Financial ups investment in troubled BlackBerry TORONTO (AP) — Fairfax Financial Holdings said Wednesday...

Jan 8 2014, 5:41pm CST

I4U news

Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function

Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ga...

Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm CST

Moving Fitness Trackers Forward

Moving Fitness Trackers Forward

Fitness trackers have enjoyed too long in the sun, considering how little most of them actually do. The push now is to get them...

Jan 8 2014, 3:31pm CST

Stocks Go Green, Cloud Plays Popping

Stocks Go Green, Cloud Plays Popping

*DISCLOSURES: Scott Redler is long BAC, C, TSO, NDLS, TSLA, GOGO, FB, VMW, RHT, BLDP, NUAN, ZNGA, DRYS. Short SPY. Yesterday U....

Jan 8 2014, 11:11am CST

Candace Cameron Bure Wants to be a Hooker

Candace Cameron Bure Wants to be a Hooker

Candace Cameron Bure has expatiated at length on her faith-based family life which is very strong and secure. She has always ho...

Jan 8 2014, 9:00am 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

VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And Hong Kong's Startup Community

VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And Hong Kong's Startup Community

If you have even the most minimal exposure to the venture capital industry then Tim Draper is a man who needs no introduction....

Jan 7 2014, 8:26pm CST

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption

“Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorde...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

Toyota Shows New Hydrogen Car In Vegas; Probably Uses Less Energy Than A Slot Machine

Toyota Shows New Hydrogen Car In Vegas; Probably Uses Less Energy Than A Slot Machine

We’ve long scratched our heads over why the auto business finds itself necessary to encroach ever deeper into the purple haze o...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

This is the first of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part Two is available here.  An accom...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here.  An Info...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm 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

Gotcha! What All Brands Can Learn From Justin Bieber in 2014

Gotcha! What All Brands Can Learn From Justin Bieber in 2014

So the word that defines my livelihood is grist for the dumpster? That’s the opinion of Timothy Egan, anyway, as stated in a re...

Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST

I4U news

Zola Acquires Bookish But It's Really About Amazon

Last year, when Bookish launched, I asked the question on this blog, “will [start-up book retailer backed by three of the large...

Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST

I4U news

Sharp unveils TV positioned between HD and 4K

Sharp's new Quattron+ aims at resolution higher than HD but lower than 4K LAS VEGAS (AP) — Japanese electronics m...

Jan 6 2014, 1:36pm CST

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Ryan Caldbeck, Founder and CEO, Circle...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

The End Of The Line For Freemium File Sharing?

The End Of The Line For Freemium File Sharing?

Technology firms looking to enter a market space and unseat incumbent vendors with strong existing relationships to customers h...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST