Home Security Systems Have Incredible Uses A home security system can be a bulwark against thieves and burglars. But the other incredible uses to which such safety insurance can be put are a wonder to behold.
Feb 25 2014, 4:42am CST
iPad mini Retina To Be featured in Apple Super Bowl Ad? Apple is rumored to air a Super Bowl ad this year to mark the 30th anniversary of their legendary 1984 Super Bowl ad that introduced the Mac. What product would Apple promote in a new Super Bowl ad? Last weekend Apple released an epic iPad Air commercial. It is already the second ad for the flagship iPad. Why is the new iPad mini Retina not getting an ad?
Jan 29 2014, 2:57pm CST
Intuit Super Bowl 2014 Ad is the Best With over 100 million salivating Super Bowl viewers on deck, it no longer shocks me that companies will pay $4 million for a spot. I also acquiesced to the notion that this event is not a football game anymore. It’s an...
Jan 25 2014, 8:04am CST
Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attached to ponderous nineteenth century steam-powered wagons. But modern flywheels are all about...
Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST
The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...
Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST
New Take on Google Glass I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass. Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Glass personally. I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....
Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST
How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...
Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST
iPhone 5S Users Siphoning the Data The busy users of Apple’s iPhone 5S as well as 4G networks are virtually siphoning all the data that exists in cyberspace. They are the most data-conscious employers of the services on the face of the planet.
Jan 23 2014, 2:43am CST
The Cloud is Powered by Coal “Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response to that complaint is by the great energy commentator Robert Bryce, who says: “Actually, I...
Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST
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
Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital Bitcoins as payment for...
Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST
Google and the Social CRM Business Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they should. Google seems to understand the Social CRM needs of small and medium sized companies...
Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST
Top Earning Free-to-Play Game You've Never Heard Of SuperData Research has just come out with their annual list that shows what they estimate to be the top earning free-to-play online games on the market. They calculate their totals based on microtransaction sales, an...
Jan 20 2014, 9:12am CST
The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game Having owned the last three major revisions of Apple’s iPhone and had extensive use of other handsets besides, I believe the iPhone 6 will be one of the most significant launches yet of an Apple iPhone.
However, I don’t...
Jan 20 2014, 5:46am CST
Why is iPad mini Retina Not Getting a TV Ad? Last weekend Apple released an epic iPad Air commercial. It is already the second ad for the flagship iPad. Why is the new iPad mini Retina not getting an ad?
Jan 19 2014, 1:19pm CST
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
Best Diet Plans Diet plans are a dime a dozen. Every time New Year’s Eve comes along a spate of diet books arrive with unrealistic promises of weight loss. However, the best diet for a fit body requires an eclectic approach. A multipronged effort that uses all the diets as tools for weight reduction is the ideal norm.
Jan 18 2014, 4:13am CST
Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne Retailers have known for the longest time that selling more products to an existing customer is generally easier than converting a new customer. This was a fact hundreds of years ago in the village market days and it’s...
Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST
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