Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 billon over the past week) bringing his total to $3.6 billion and published a seven page...
Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST
Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook Google has just acquired the artificial intelligence setup DeepMind. The bargain was finalized for a cool $400 million. Google outbid Facebook and now has a valuable acquisition that may one day allow thinking on a human scale.
Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST
Executive Creative Directors Evaluate Super Bowl Advertising One week from today is the Super Bowl of advertising with an hour of football in-between. I wanted all of us to enjoy these TV spots to the fullest. To that end, I asked myself what makes a great Super Bowl spot? It has...
Jan 27 2014, 2:07am CST
Ferrari F14 T unveiled Ferrari needs a Formula One title badly. The Scuderia has now revealed their 2014 race car named Ferrari F14 T.
Jan 25 2014, 1:08pm CST
The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced...
Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST
Shadow Of Mordor is Basically What? Comparisons between Monolith and Warner Bros.’ upcoming open-world fantasy game Shadow of Mordor and Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise have sprung up recently. “Seriously, can someone tell me how Assassin’s...
Jan 25 2014, 5:44am CST
Xbox One YouTube Advertisement Sparks Controversy Xbox One was the latest gaming device to get guerilla advertised by both Microsoft and Machinima on YouTube. Guerilla advertising is the recent historical phenomenon that has been a controversial tactic used by admen and wily marketers.
Jan 25 2014, 3:10am CST
Apple Looking into Starting its own Mobile Payment Service Apple has thought about the issue before but the plans got scrapped. Now, however, it is seriously looking into starting its very own expanded mobile-payments system. It has all the hardware and all that is needed is to put the software in place.
Jan 25 2014, 1:29am CST
Texas Pregnant Woman Marlise Munoz Removed from Life Support Marlise Munoz, a pregnant woman on life support had her ventilator and feeding mechanisms removed on a Texas judge’s order. She had been brain-dead and the fetus which had been developing inside her for the past 22 weeks was for all purposes abnormal.
Jan 25 2014, 12:43am CST
Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console The Xbox One and PS4 could bet getting company. Recent reports indicate that a new Apple TV is well into testing, and might arrive soon. Both 9t05 Mac and iLounge cite insider sources telling them that a revamped set-...
Jan 24 2014, 6:51pm CST
Mork and Mindy Buzz fueled by Reunion Legendary Mork and Mindy sitcom from late seventies is all the buzz today. The reason is that actress Pam Dawber appears on Robin Williams' new hit sitcom The Crazy Ones - creating a Mork and Mindy Reunion.
Jan 24 2014, 8:38am 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
Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). As a refresher, AdSense automatically fills unsold ad space inventory for quick and easy...
Jan 24 2014, 8:11am 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
Best Buy is a Dinosaur and Canary You might be tempted to lump recent news about Best Buy’s disappointing holiday performance into the long-running narrative about that retail giant’s slow slide toward irrelevance and extinction. Don’t. Or, at least,...
Jan 24 2014, 8:00am CST
The Top Celebrities in Super Bowl 2014 Ads This year the number of celebrities appearing in Super Bowl ads is huge. It is very hard to keep track of them all this year. This is why we decided to do a top celebrity ranking this year.
Jan 24 2014, 7:56am CST
Windows Phone is in Danger Everyone was expecting Nokia’s smartphones sale in Q4 2013 to go up, with estimates that it would break 10 million units. Instead they sold 8.2 million Lumia handsets, a sequential drop on the Q3 sales of...
Jan 24 2014, 7:30am CST
Pope Francis Talks Internet “The internet …,” writes Pope Francis today, “offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.” With that, Pope Francis offered the world some Internet commentary...
Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST
Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds' When the second season of TBS’s reality TV competition King of the Nerds begins tonight, viewers can expect the program to reach nerdier heights than ever. Just ask two of the most iconic nerds in film history. King of...
Jan 24 2014, 6:00am CST
Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy Two of the stars, Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey, who appeared on Grey’s Anatomy have jointly signed a two year contract for the series. Both will continue a prominent presence in the 11th and 12th season of the medical establishment series.
Jan 24 2014, 5:44am CST
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
Melissa Gilbert Reveals Some Very Interesting Facts The actress, Melissa Gilbert has revealed some very interesting facts about her co-stars. She spoke about how she had dated Tom Cruise in the good old times when he was still a struggling Hollywood actor. Also, Melissa mentioned two of her fellow female thespians in Little House on the Prairie whom she absolutely hated.
Jan 24 2014, 4:48am CST
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