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Health Industry Begins Marketing Blitz To Educate About Obamacare

Health Industry Begins Marketing Blitz To Educate About Obamacare

With less than three months until health plans will be offered to uninsured individuals on exchanges across the country, health care companies that stand to reap new business are launching an educational blitz. In...

If You Want To Be A Successful Entrepreneur, There Is No Such Thing As Work-Life Balance

If You Want To Be A Successful Entrepreneur, There Is No Such Thing As Work-Life Balance

Let me get the throat clearing out of the way first. I suppose somewhere on earth you can find a successful entrepreneur who spends as much time on his/her personal life as they do...

Falling Electric Car Prices Are Saving — Or Destroying — the EV Market

Falling Electric Car Prices Are Saving — Or Destroying — the EV Market

Ford is the latest automaker to drop prices on its electric cars, slicing $4,000 off the 2014 Focus EV. The move will undoubtedly succeed in getting more drivers to take a second look at...

Pebble Reminds Us That Smartwatches Are Still a Tiny Niche

Pebble Reminds Us That Smartwatches Are Still a Tiny Niche

Despite all the hype about smartwatches becoming the next big thing in tech, right now even the most noteworthy example barely registers as a blip. Pebble, which became a Kickstarter phenomenon last year with...

Trouble In Legoland: How Too Much Innovation Almost Destroyed the Toy Company

Trouble In Legoland: How Too Much Innovation Almost Destroyed the Toy Company

Few toys have caught the imagination of children everywhere more than LEGOs — the multi-colored plastic blocks that can snap together to construct houses, castles, space ships or fantastical imaginary figures. The Danish company...

Americans Are Warming Again to Unions. Will the Relationship Last?

Americans Are Warming Again to Unions. Will the Relationship Last?

With the struggles in recent weeks over Obamacare implementation, immigration reform, and the debt ceiling, you would be forgiven for not noticing the fierce battle being fought in the United States Senate over an...

Capcom Senior Vice President Christian Svennson And Others Affected By Layoffs

Capcom Senior Vice President Christian Svennson And Others Affected By Layoffs

Update: Capcom has provided Game Informer with a statement on the layoffs. “Capcom today laid off several employees from the US office as part of an overall organizational restructure of the company,” a representative...

Gas Prices Forecast to Soar During Peak Summer Vacation Period

Gas Prices Forecast to Soar During Peak Summer Vacation Period

Analysts are saying that it will soon cost nearly 10% more to fill up your gas tank. And wouldn’t you know it: The predicted spike in gas prices will coincide with the vacations of...

Apple Verdict Marks Digital Power Shift in Book Publishing

Apple Verdict Marks Digital Power Shift in Book Publishing

Apple suffered a major legal defeat this week when a federal judge ruled that the tech giant violated U.S. antitrust law by orchestrating a conspiracy with five big publishers to raise electronic book prices. Consumers...

When a Retailer Asks, ‘Can I Have Your ZIP Code?’ Just Say No

When a Retailer Asks, ‘Can I Have Your ZIP Code?’ Just Say No

Urban Outfitters was hit with a lawsuit charging that the trendy clothing retailer tricked customers into providing their ZIP codes by leading them to believe the information was necessary to process credit-card transactions, when...