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Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

Steve Jobs Did Not Liberate Us. Tim Berners-Lee Did, By Freeing Ones and Zeros To Eat the World

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh. More accurately, The Great Magician took it out of a bag and let it talk...

Jan 24 2014, 8:48am CST

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

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 attach...

Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

Macintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious Things Said About the Mac

“Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag. Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with...

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

Melissa Gilbert Reveals Some Very Interesting Facts

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...

Jan 24 2014, 4:48am CST

How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions

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 sm...

Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journal...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

We’re all invested in maintaining brain health, particularly over the long haul. Cognitive decline is a too-common side effect...

Jan 23 2014, 2:48am CST

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one cave...

Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

This is The Best Time To Launch A Cyberattack

Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence...

Jan 23 2014, 2:02am CST

Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Victoria Azarenka

Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Victoria Azarenka

Agnieszka Radwanska soundly defeated Belarussian Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open. It was sweet revenge in its ultimate...

Jan 22 2014, 7:56am 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

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference

Talk show host, Wendy Williams turned on the waterworks over her son’s indifference towards her. Her emotional outburst was cau...

Jan 22 2014, 2:52am CST

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

Having created the tablet market with the iPad, Apple has been woefully slow into Phablets. As yet it does not have a large scr...

Jan 21 2014, 8:57am CST

Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It

Candy Crush Saga Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping Enforce It

Candy Crush Saga is the most pervasive casual game phenomena since Angry Birds and it seems intent on crushing any potential co...

Jan 21 2014, 3:46am CST

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays

Startup Kateeva Aimes at Killing LCD TV Displays

There are few problems harder in technology than bringing a new type of display to market. Since the invention of television an...

Jan 20 2014, 9:17am CST

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons to Take from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., entrepreneurs should take note of five impor...

Jan 20 2014, 9:14am CST

Giuliani Rancic Receives Inappropriate Reply

Giuliani Rancic Receives Inappropriate Reply

Giuliani Rancic hosts the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The Hunger Games starlet, who is endowed with extreme grace a...

Jan 20 2014, 8:18am CST

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmar...

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am 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 destina...

Jan 18 2014, 3:16pm CST

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

It’s not a surprise that Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has fired COO Henrique De Castro. Yes. He was her first big hire. Yes. It is...

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 breache...

Jan 17 2014, 10:51pm CST

Brock Lesnar could return to UFC

Brock Lesnar could return to UFC

Brock Lesnar was a powerful force in the UFC. A battle with an illness forced him to retire early. But now UFC's Dana Whit...

Jan 17 2014, 5:49pm CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

I4U news

Should Digital Health Startups Prioritize Eyeballs or Revenue?

The good news, I guess, is that the well-worn “eyeballs versus revenue” debate – a dialog that has beset the tech world for yea...

Jan 17 2014, 2:11pm CST

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare

Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge.  It’s not a pretty story.  B...

Jan 17 2014, 1:51pm CST

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?

 This blog is part of Aryng’s analytics tips series for executives: CMO, Chief Product Officer, and CEO A philosophy professor...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

Best Online Colleges

Best Online Colleges

Among the best online colleges, that give tutorials while staying within the confines of cyberspace, are several state-of-the-a...

Jan 17 2014, 8:19am CST

I4U news

Communicating Disasters

No stats.  Just a hunch.  Disasters are increasing.  Whether floods, terrorism, tsunamis, plants collapsing, fires, oil spills...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress

We’ve already heard fairly credible rumors that Microsoft is planning on naming its answer to Siri “Cortana,” after the little...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm 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 Ma...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm 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

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 Ind...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - Joh...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

The Great Zappos "Circles" Experiment And Why It Really Matters

@giorodriguez  The New Year’s Day hype is deserved, but for reasons that may not yet be visible Funny thing about us humans: we...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm 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...

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...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

I4U news

Finally, Here's A Powerful Person Who Uses Twitter Like A Human, And It's Amazing

Nowadays, if you’re a prominent or powerful person, a Twitter presence has become de rigueur. But for the vast majority of thos...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31am CST

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction

One of the most surprising things about Google and its purchase of Nest is the price. Over $3 billion! That’s what you’d pay fo...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Jim Carrey Death Rumor Linked to Shia LaBeouf Retort

Jim Carrey Death Rumor Linked to Shia LaBeouf Retort

The actor, Jim Carrey has become the victim of a rumor concerning his supposed death. This is in turn linked to a retort made b...

Jan 15 2014, 7:38am CST

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media

Do your kids need to disconnect? Are video games and the proliferation of mobile devices making us expect constant stimulation...

Jan 15 2014, 6:31am CST