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End Mealtime Battles Forever With These 5 Simple Words

It's dinnertime and my 4-year-old son is deep in play. When I announce that dinner is ready he makes his own announcement: "I don't want to eat, Mommy."<p>I tell him five words that avoid the food battle that he wants me to engage in: "You don't have to eat."<p>This is the rule in our house but it is …

Distractify

Bono on the difference between Grace and Karma

“It’s a mind-blowing concept that the God who created the Universe might be looking for company, a real relationship with people, but the thing that …

Welcome to Forbes

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Elon Musk

Streaming Bits: Netflix Says Theater Owners Might Kill Movies, Plus 'Dexter,' 'House of Cards,' HBO for Cord-Cutters – /Film

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos raised some eyebrows this weekend when he claimed that movie theater owners are the ones threatening to …

Televisions

Comcast's Xfinity TV Go app to stream live TV from anywhere

Comcast subscribers who want to watch TV on mobile devices won't have to stay at home in the future. The cable provider has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that it will soon offer live TV viewing from anywhere through Xfinity TV Go, a rebranded and refreshed version of its Xfinity TV Player app. The software …

Did Comcast just take a first step towards unbundling HBO?

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: HBO<p>Love HBO, but hate paying for expensive cable bundles? Comcast’s (s CMCSK) got a deal for you: The cable provider …

Why getting married to the TV industry may not be the road to success Twitter is hoping for

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Dmitris K<p>Ever since Twitter filed the official documents for its initial public offering, there has …

US cable firms like Netflix best in solitary confinement

analysis Netflix has an open invitation for US cable companies to combine its streaming television service as part of pay-TV offerings, but experts say the headway Netflix has made abroad will be hard to replicate here.<p>Netflix says it has had a standing invitation to US pay-television providers to …

Televisions

Microsoft is planning a streaming service called 'Rio'

Her name is Rio and she dances in the sun. Or rather, her name is Rio, and she could well be the name of Microsoft's forthcoming streaming service. …

Windows Phone

Who’s your new mobile carrier? How ’bout Wi-Fi?

Advertisement<p>56 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2012 Pinar Ozger, pinar@pinarozger.com<p>Almost two years ago Republic Wireless launched with a crazy plan to offer …

Big data is a bubble? Don’t tell that to these guys

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Albert Chau<p>There has been some talk lately that big data is a bubble — that it has been overhyped, oversold and …

Ready for the future of TV? Too bad the industry is still just talking

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: HarshPatel;Photographer<p>Judging from some of the headlines of the last couple of days, it looks like the future of …

U.S. cable and telecom companies add 295,000 new subscribers in Q2

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/Jakub Krechowicz<p>Seventeen of the largest cable and telecom companies in the U.S. added roughly 295,000 …