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Holiday shoppers were too fast for even the cleverest algorithms this season

December 29th, 2013 at 8:13 am » Comments Off

A late surge in online consumer buying overwhelmed the ability of e-commerce retailers and shippers to get products out on time. Holiday shopping activity was greater than expected, signalling the economy is steadily continuing on a strong growth path. Even though holiday shopping was greater than expected it caught a lot of retailers and shippers […]

Kickstarter’s massive leap into forefront of indie innovation

March 21st, 2013 at 5:24 pm » Comments Off

Like YouTube, Facebook, or blogging platforms, it’s almost hard to believe there was an Internet without Kickstarter, which may be the greatest testament to its success. In 2009, the site generated about $23 million for its projects–an impressive figure by all accounts–but in 2012, Kickstarter pulled in roughly 10 times that, leapfrogging the grant budget […]

Crimes against women in India increasing

December 31st, 2012 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Following the death of the 23 year old paramedical student in the capital city of Delhi in India who was brutally gang raped and assaulted on December 16th has put the spotlight on crimes against women in that country.      

More than 500 people detained in China for spreading doomsday rumors

December 19th, 2012 at 12:35 pm » Comments Off

Friday, Dec. 21 is the date some say the Mayans prophesized would be the end of the world. More than 500 people from a fringe Christian group for spreading rumors about the world’s impending end have been detained by Chinese police, China’s state media reported Tuesday.    

Who are all of the candidates in the race for the White House?

October 23rd, 2012 at 2:21 pm » Comments (0)

Election ballot Voters in Colorado who are just now looking over their choices for president may find one surprise: the sheer number of candidates. Check out the field of presidential contenders after the break. (Pics)    

DaVinci Institute’s 15th Anniversary Bash

August 30th, 2012 at 12:18 pm » Comments (0)

    DaVinci Institute, the futurist think tank based in Louisville, CO, celebrated its 15th Anniversary on Aug 9, 2012. As part of the celebration there was a ribbon cutting ceremony and an open house to show off its many accomplishments made over the years…

Recent PokerStars-DOJ Deal Will Change the Future of Online Poker Forever

August 16th, 2012 at 4:16 pm » Comments (0)

  New rulings mean big changes in the online poker world. Two weeks ago, online poker site  reached a settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $731 Million dollars in relations to charges brought against them in April of 2011. In addition, the settlement included terms that saw PokerStars […]

Canada’s warrantless surveillance bill is back, and bigger than ever, with surveillance powers for US gov’t, too

June 10th, 2012 at 12:13 am » Comments (0)

Authorities are doing their best to clamp down on the internet. Bill C30, the sweeping Canadian warrantless Internet surveillance bill, is back from the dead. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (who declared that opposition to his bill was tantamount to support for pedophiles) has been working behind the scenes to resurrect his legislation, joining forces […]

Science may have just beaten Prostate Cancer

June 3rd, 2012 at 7:33 pm » Comments (0)

Did we win this battle? How do you know when your new cancer drug is working better than expected? When they shut down the clinical trial so that every participating patient can receive it. Johnson & Johnson’s Zytiga is kind of a big deal. The FDA approved its use last year for advanced prostate cancer […]

White House hires a new cybersecurity boss

May 19th, 2012 at 12:29 pm » Comments (0)

Will the internet be in better hands now? Cybersecurity and the government have been a volitile combination lately, with proposed bills like SOPA, PIPA, and the still-up-in-the-air CISPA at the center of on-and-off internet outrage. So it’s kind of a big deal when the White House replaces its chief of cybersecurity affairs. Last week, longtime […]

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