Amanda Bynes Let Off Yet Under Observation Amanda Bynes was in rehab for some time but now she is living with her parents. She has been let off by the law yet is still under close observation for any misdemeanor she may commit.
Feb 25 2014, 2:11am CST
iPad mini Retina To Be featured in Apple Super Bowl Ad? Apple is rumored to air a Super Bowl ad this year to mark the 30th anniversary of their legendary 1984 Super Bowl ad that introduced the Mac. What product would Apple promote in a new Super Bowl ad? Last weekend Apple released an epic iPad Air commercial. It is already the second ad for the flagship iPad. Why is the new iPad mini Retina not getting an ad?
Jan 29 2014, 2:57pm CST
Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality …And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when he said, “The long-term unemployed are not lazy. They’re not lacking in motivation. They’re...
Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST
Grammys Taxes and the IRS The Grammys award show is a big production, which GRAMMY.com calls Music’s Biggest Night. Awards are coveted for their status and industry recognition, but they can increase performer earnings too. On the...
Jan 27 2014, 5:00am 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
Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am 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
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
DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the dark web drug market didn’t disappear. It splintered into smaller markets. And now a new site...
Jan 24 2014, 8:45am 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
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 Apple Mac Turns 30 Years Old Apple has literally become an institution of sorts. And the Apple Mac has officially turned 30 years old today. Celebrating the trials and tribulations faced by the late Steve Jobs and his brainchild, Apple Incorporated, Tim Cook, the current CEO, will be interviewed shortly regarding the tech giant.
Jan 24 2014, 7:09am CST
Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required...
Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST
Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013 As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...
Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST
Apple Takes Two New Medical Sensor Experts on Board Apple has sought the services of two new medical sensor technology experts. It has taken on board the two, a male Indian and a talented female, to improve its biometric products profile. Everyone is on the lookout for a vital stat gadget that is likely to come out of the factories of Apple Incorporated soon.
Jan 23 2014, 1:54pm CST
Huge Internet Attack in China Leads to Investigation A huge blunder that occurred in the Internet facility in China led to investigation into the matter. The Great Firewall system is being inspected by the authorities as all the sites went berserk among a particularly grave breakdown.
Jan 23 2014, 12:44pm CST
How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft? Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8 M in the previous quarter. It’s a massive miss considering the strong sequential volume...
Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST
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 journalist, one of many occupations these days that allows the complete and total freedom to work...
Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST
Apple Super Bowl 2014 Ad rumored Is an Apple Super Bowl 2014 Ad coming? It is the 30th anniversary of the legendary 1984 Apple Super Bowl Ad.
Jan 23 2014, 5:18am CST
Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality I’m not the first person to say that if you want to get Americans to care about an issue, hit them in their pocketbooks. Which is why Netflix—purveyor of fine streaming content to more than 40 million Americans, and...
Jan 23 2014, 4:04am CST
AARP Chooses Jack Ryan for Grownups The association for adults that love movies has chosen Jack Ryan as a movie which is fit for grownups. This is the first time the AARP has made an announcement regarding a film made for mature audiences.
Jan 23 2014, 3:44am CST
Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...
Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST
3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around that digital weapon led to its being downloaded 100,000 times in two days. Now Simon &...
Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST
CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries. Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even finance all recently added women to major leadership roles. Marissa Mayer may have recently...
Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST
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 less inclined to pay for the mobile apps they download. That’s left advertisers with two...
Jan 22 2014, 7:11am CST
Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy An Amish family with a Leukemia-afflicted daughter went into hiding to avoid the long arm of the law. Their daughter was being given chemo treatment against their will. The decision to forgo the allopathic treatment has stirred up a lot of controversy. The whole question revolves around the jurisdiction and scope of the law in private matters.
Jan 22 2014, 6:37am CST
Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin Beats Music is being launched today to much fanfare and rightfully so. Using “music curation” as its main calling card, it’s a different take on a theme used by other competitive services. Whether the public views that...
Jan 22 2014, 4:21am CST
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