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
Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US to stop the mass collection of telephone records by the NSA, authorized under section 215 of...
Jan 24 2014, 5:50am CST
Super Bowl Date Change is a Possibility The cold weather might get too cold for Super Bowl. The NFL has put plans in motion that would allow to move the Super Bowl 2014 date.
Jan 24 2014, 1:39am CST
Target Offers Free Credit Monitoring Target now offers its customers free credit monitoring and identity theft protection. After a major breach in security, that left so many credit and debit cards of its clientele vulnerable to hackers, the store is trying to compensate them via certain concessions.
Jan 23 2014, 11:58am 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
5 Reasons Why Valve Steam Machines Won't Disrupt Industry There’s plenty of hype and excitement over the coming of the Steam Machine—a Linux-powered gaming PC designed for big-screen (formerly known as Steam Box.) The Valve-spearheaded project looks to be as much an attempt to...
Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST
5 Reasons to Start Loving Windows 8.1 You don’t have to look far to find reports that Windows 8 (and the updated Windows 8.1) is an unmitigated failure. A quick search turns up stories detailing why Windows 8 has failed, why Windows 8 continues to fail, as...
Jan 22 2014, 4:00am CST
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 caused by the fact that her son had started loving his father instead of her.
Jan 22 2014, 2:52am CST
Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now As expected, yesterday Nintendo’s stock plunged by 18% after the news that they were cutting their Wii U and 3DS forecasts by huge margins as the fiscal year draws to a close in a few months. I wrote about how their own...
Jan 18 2014, 9:26am CST
Why It's Still Not Game Over For Nintendo News remain grim for Nintendo's Wii U video game console, and this has led to renewed speculation over the Japanese company’s future as a hardware manufacturer.
The bad news is in the numbers. Nintendo slashed Wii U...
Jan 17 2014, 3:51pm CST
Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses If you forget your Facebook profile name, you can enter your name, email or phone number into a page called Find Your Account to find your Facebook profile and some alternative email addresses, which are partially...
Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST
Trayvon Martin Death Occurred Due to Racial Profiling The mother of Trayvon Martin spoke about how he was shot dead by George Zimmerman due to the sick policy of racial profiling. She blamed the system that was biased against colored people and said that her son’s tragic death had occurred due to this flaw in America’s edifice of law and justice.
Jan 17 2014, 7:10am CST
Free Credit Report Issued by Target A free credit report has been issued by Target for the sake of its valued customers. After a major breach in security, that left so many credit and debit cards of its clientele vulnerable to hackers, the store is trying to compensate them via certain concessions.
Jan 17 2014, 4:01am CST
Get Your Employees To Work "Like Nobody's Watching" Allison Todd has observed the effect that leading change has on employees as their companies transform. Here she draws a parallel between her favorite hobby (dance) and the effects of great leadership.
One thing you’ll...
Jan 16 2014, 5:36am CST
Yahoo CEO lets go top lieutenant in surprise move Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer parts way with top operations exec just 15 months after hiring
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is cutting loose her top lieutenant in a possible sign that the Internet...
Jan 15 2014, 6:41pm CST
Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success?
If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are not alone.
It wasn’t that long ago that age signified wisdom. But in the last decade Silicon...
Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST
You Can't Deduct Your Ex On Your Taxes Some people get creative on their taxes. My advice? Don’t, but perhaps these examples will inspire you. The latest was William L. West, who claimed a theft loss deduction. The thief? His ex.
He claimed she took over his...
Jan 14 2014, 12:46am CST
How To Avoid The Fate Of Rap Genius When Doing SEO SEO, like many things in life, can be really good or really bad, depending on who’s doing it. Unfortunately, there are too many people claiming to be SEO professionals who don’t seem to know much beyond the basics, and...
Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST
Offline Mode For SimCity: Too Little, Too Late SimCity offline is coming. A new blog post from EA wants to make sure we’re very, very excited about that fact because, if you remember, we really wanted that to happen about a year ago, when the game was all but non-...
Jan 13 2014, 12:21pm CST
Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy Imagine if Tim Cook fired up the production lines and started churning out the Apple II instead of the latest Macbook Pro. The world would think he had gone barking mad. After all, what company in its right mind would...
Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST
A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today Last month, we subjected readers to a hindsight lament: How you should have spent $100 at the beginning of 2013. Using the Forbes time travel machine, we went back to last January and dropped Benjamins on a slew of...
Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST
How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months.
Last year Ford spokesperson Mike Rowe started using the word “fresh” to describe features...
Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST
Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner? We get smarter,...
Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST
Chevy Camaro ZL1 Smashed The owner of a Chevy Camaro ZL1 has had his brand new car smashed in an accident. The strange thing is that the mishap occurred thanks to one of the dealers who took the car for a spin. John Hooper, the owner, is having issues with the dealership since they have not dealt him a fair hand.
Jan 11 2014, 3:30am CST
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