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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...

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 an...

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....

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...

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) — Pl...

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...

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) — P...

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 att...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

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...

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 da...

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....

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 mysel...

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...

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 transf...

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 t...

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)...

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 Marti...

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....

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 t...

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...

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...

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 n...

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 relentlessl...

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 th...

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...

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...

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 ris...

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...

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...

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. Re...

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 maj...

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 impres...

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 ab...

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, f...

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-securi...

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 o...

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 fo...

Dec 5 2013, 7:02am CST