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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 you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT.”

Jan 24 2014, 7:00am CST

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful and efficient. One of the greatest insights I have come upon to move my business forward is to...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am CST

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball.  We were debating terminology — The Internet of Things — that has come into common...

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

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Court: Bloggers have First Amendment protections US appeals court rules bloggers, public have same First Amendment protection as journalists GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that bloggers and the public have the same First...

Jan 17 2014, 7:01pm CST

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Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games WASHINGTON (AP) — Plenty of parents have been there — handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science books (e.g. Guide to Science, Understanding Physics and Asimov’s Chronology of Science and...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

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Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Did Iranian Fighters Battle UFOs?

Did Iranian Fighters Battle UFOs? As if the Iran-UFO connection (the Axis of Alien-ness?) couldn’t get any weirder, it now appears that the Iranian Air Force attempted to shoot down aircraft that didn’t seem very Earth-like. Before I go any further, the...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

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Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi-media contributions to PBS and CBS among others.  Last week, Pogue launched Yahoo Tech at...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality

Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality One of the great joys of the digital age has been the uncoupling of entertainment from both time and location.  Gone are the days of finishing up dinner in a hurry to get to the TV in time to see I Love Lucy.  With...

Jan 13 2014, 10:01am CST

Two Words To Watch For In 2014

Two Words To Watch For In 2014 And neither one is Internet, of or things. But they aren’t new, either. They’re just old words making their way in a new year. And the first is … Animism. Hardly a new concept. Used here in the sense of, as Webster’s...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

What Every Leader Must Know About Personal Development

What Every Leader Must Know About Personal Development Man is a mystery. If you spend your entire life trying to puzzle it out do not say that you’ve wasted your time. I occupy myself with this mystery because I want to be a man. - Fyodor Dostoevsky Columbia Business School...

Jan 10 2014, 12:41pm CST

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence #6 Of  “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media” By Davia Temin and Ian Anderson The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

Innovation Knocks, But At The Back Door Of The Farmhouse: Giannola Nonino And The Transformation Of Grappa

Innovation Knocks, But At The Back Door Of The Farmhouse: Giannola Nonino And The Transformation Of Grappa It was the mid-1970s in northern Italy, and Giannola Nonino had a business idea that would revolutionize an industry: to transform the ragged, industrialized distillation of grappa production into something unique,...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

Early Ballots Have Maddux, Glavine, Thomas And Biggio In Hall Of Fame; Piazza, Morris Out

Early Ballots Have Maddux, Glavine, Thomas And Biggio In Hall Of Fame; Piazza, Morris Out The announcement of baseball’s latest Hall of Fame class takes place at 2 pm EST on Wednesday on MLB Network. Candidates need to be listed on at least 75% of the ballots from the roughly 550 members of the Baseball...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST

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Yahoo mines recent acquisitions to boost revenue Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround plan taps into recent acquisitions of technology, talent SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is leaning more heavily on its recent acquisitions of technology and talent as CEO...

Jan 7 2014, 6:46pm CST

Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street: Fifth Column Or Reality?

Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street: Fifth Column Or Reality? My quarrel with The Wolf of Wall Street ain’t with the protagonist, Jordan Belfort, more glutton than carnivore, but with Martin Scorsese. Leo gave him his $20 million worth, but the film is a disgrace to our country....

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

Adam Smith, Né George Goodman, Call Name, Jerry (In Memoriam)

Adam Smith, Né George Goodman, Call Name, Jerry (In Memoriam) “Desuetude,” Jerry enunciated on the phone. “I like how you used desuetude in your last column. Nobody uses that word anymore. Bill Buckley woulda used desuetude, but not a street kid from the Bronx, like you.” This was...

Jan 6 2014, 1:36pm CST

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The Media Startup Getting 20 Year Olds To Talk About More Than Cat Pictures The newsroom of the future will probably resemble the three airy, wood-floored rooms PolicyMic rents in Midtown Manhattan. On the ninth floor of a nondescript office building, 14 editors and writers, all in their mid to...

Jan 6 2014, 7:56am CST

Social Clout At Re/Code

Social Clout At Re/Code Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story within WSJ’s print or digital editions has the capacity to drive conversations, alter...

Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014?

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014? @giorodriguez  Maybe.  Keep an eye on Lance Rios, parallel entrepreneur, and first to be profiled in the new blog series, “150 Puerto Ricans” Several months ago in this column, I had a announced a series of profiles...

Jan 1 2014, 4:46pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

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The Best Disruptive Writings Of 2013 -- Health Care Edition Clayton Christensen famously coined the term “disruptive innovation” to describe “simple business applications that relentlessly move up market, eventually displacing established competitors.” Disruption is not just...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014 December brings many traditions: enjoying the holidays, wrapping up projects from the year that’s ending, and gearing up for the year ahead. One piece of the process is evaluating how you did in relation to the...

Dec 30 2013, 2:41pm CST

Outrageous, Ridiculous, Puzzling and Just Plain Dumb Things Spouted By The Technorati In 2013

Outrageous, Ridiculous, Puzzling and Just Plain Dumb Things Spouted By The Technorati In 2013 As the year draws to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on some of the less profound statements made in 2013 by technology industry CEOs, entrepreneurs, insiders and other folks who should have known better. For...

Dec 30 2013, 2:31am CST

Review - 'Saving Mr. Banks' Packs Emotional Wallop

Review - 'Saving Mr. Banks' Packs Emotional Wallop My father died in September of this year. I was in the air somewhere over Texas, desperately hurrying to get there before time ran out, when he drew his last breath. Walking into that house, only to discover I was too...

Dec 27 2013, 8:16am CST

Book Signings to be Held at the 2014 International CES by Top Tech Authors

Book Signings to be Held at the 2014 International CES by Top Tech Authors Gary’s Book Club – a new CES event – plans to introduce prominent tech authors and their books

Dec 25 2013, 8:38am CST

The Best Video Game RPGs Of 2014 And Beyond

The Best Video Game RPGs Of 2014 And Beyond When it comes to roleplaying video games, it often feels as though the golden days are behind us. The MMO and the MOBA have risen, and the single-player RPG has been consigned to memory. But when you start looking at...

Dec 24 2013, 12:36pm CST

The Best Video Games Of 2013

The Best Video Games Of 2013 2013 was a really great year for video games. Maybe not the best year of all time, but a year packed with ambitious, surprising new titles. It was also a year of new benchmarks, with games like Grand Theft Auto V...

Dec 23 2013, 8:11pm CST

The 7 Best Dramas of 2013

The 7 Best Dramas of 2013 The wealth of veteran dramas in 2013 that literally took a viewer’s breath away is  breathtaking in scope. There was also a  a quartet of freshman dramas that kept the audience gasping in a good way too, such as “The...

Dec 23 2013, 12:36pm CST

The Three QBs Better Than Tony Romo

The Three QBs Better Than Tony Romo Tony Romo’s name stirs up passions.   Many Cowboy fans and writers blame Romo for everything from bad losses to bad weather. Recently, a number of prominent sources and personalities have taken up his defense. From a...

Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST

Bold Predictions For The 2014 Sports Year From The Forbes SportsMoney Staff

Bold Predictions For The 2014 Sports Year From The Forbes SportsMoney Staff Fearless (and cheeky) predictions for the 2014 sports world from the Forbes SportsMoney crew: Mike Ozanian, our SportsMoney majordomo, who writes the SportsMoney blog: NFL: The league announces that the site of the new...

Dec 22 2013, 6:41am CST

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The Week Ahead: Will 2014 Be a Buy-&-Hold Year? The FOMC caught many by surprise last Wednesday, myself included, as stock prices exploded to the upside and closed with impressive gains. It appears that the FOMC struck a good medium between slightly reducing their...

Dec 20 2013, 7:11pm CST

The Best Angling Writing Of 2013

The Best Angling Writing Of 2013 Sometime in the early 1990s, when I was still a wee lad—a fly fishing-addicted wee lad, mind you—I started to devour stories about fishing. I happened to do so at exactly the right time. Those were the years when the...

Dec 20 2013, 1:55pm CST

Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal

Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal Self-publishing platform Smashwords has just unveiled its biggest website redesign since it launched in 2008. In a blog post, founder Mark Coker said: We made hundreds of changes large and small.  We also made...

Dec 20 2013, 10:06am CST

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Target security breach affects up to 40M cards Up to 40M shoppers may have had credit and debit cards compromised in Target security breach Target's data-security nightmare threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of...

Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST

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Fury and frustration over Target data breach Consumers react to Target security breach of up to 40M credit and debit cards NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the...

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST

Emilia Clarke and Brie Larson Shortlisted for Terminator Reboot

Emilia Clarke and Brie Larson Shortlisted for Terminator Reboot The director of Terminator Reboot is searching for an actress to play the role of Sarah Connor. He has shortlisted two names for the role. They include Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke and 21 Jump Street's Brie Larson. Terminator Reboot is all set for release in July, 2015.

Dec 5 2013, 7:02am CST