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The Sharing Economy Means Big Cash Ahead

It might seem like a misnomer, as the "sharing economy" has previously been thought to mean "getting stuff for free". A new report from Juniper Research should dispel that notion, as it's projecting that, by 2020, the sharing economy's revenues are set to triple current levels and hit fully $20 bill…

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The NFL and Twitter Just Put Fans in Charge of the Future of Sports Viewing

Ask ten people you know what the last thing they viewed live was and eight of them will tell you, a sporting event. The others may cite the occasional awards show and possibly the news, but most consumers dictate their own program guide through recording a program via a DVR, watching on demand, or s…

10 Tech Tools to Get You Through 2016

A great example of how simple tech innovations can make even the smallest things in our lives a little easier, the Oombrella, developed by Wezzoo, is a smart umbrella that links to an app that lets you know when it's about to rain, so you can always remember to take your umbrella with you when you n…

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The Bigger Picture Behind Facebook's Bias Accusations

Facebook recently followed up with a stern position that there was no biased manipulation of presented topics in its 'Trending Topics' section.

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Tamiami Angel Fund II Adds 10th Company to Investment Roster

The Tamiami Angel Fund II (T2) has been busy in recent months, adding a slate of new investment targets to its roster. T2 recently added one new operation-Streann Media-to bring it up to a score of 10 so far. Streann Media may not be a familiar name as yet, but what it does will likely ring familiar…

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Artificial Intelligence is no Longer Science Fiction, It's a Reality

Talend Chief Evangelist says rather than being frightened by the perceived threat of AI, it would be wise to embrace the possibilities.

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The Sharing Economy Means Big Cash Ahead

By: Steve Anderson     5/27/2016

It might seem like a misnomer, as the "sharing economy" has previously been thought to mean "getting stuff for free". A new report from Juniper Research should dispel that notion, as it's projecting that, by 2020, the sharing economy's revenues are set to triple current levels and hit fully $20 bill…

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The NFL and Twitter Just Put Fans in Charge of the Future of Sports Viewing

By: Special Guest     5/26/2016

Ask ten people you know what the last thing they viewed live was and eight of them will tell you, a sporting event. The others may cite the occasional awards show and possibly the news, but most consumers dictate their own program guide through recording a program via a DVR, watching on demand, or s…

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10 Tech Tools to Get You Through 2016

By: Drew Hendricks     5/24/2016

A great example of how simple tech innovations can make even the smallest things in our lives a little easier, the Oombrella, developed by Wezzoo, is a smart umbrella that links to an app that lets you know when it's about to rain, so you can always remember to take your umbrella with you when you n…

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The Bigger Picture Behind Facebook's Bias Accusations

By: Special Guest     5/23/2016

Facebook recently followed up with a stern position that there was no biased manipulation of presented topics in its 'Trending Topics' section.

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Tamiami Angel Fund II Adds 10th Company to Investment Roster

By: Steve Anderson     5/19/2016

The Tamiami Angel Fund II (T2) has been busy in recent months, adding a slate of new investment targets to its roster. T2 recently added one new operation-Streann Media-to bring it up to a score of 10 so far. Streann Media may not be a familiar name as yet, but what it does will likely ring familiar…

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Artificial Intelligence is no Longer Science Fiction, It's a Reality

By: Special Guest     5/18/2016

Talend Chief Evangelist says rather than being frightened by the perceived threat of AI, it would be wise to embrace the possibilities.

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Tor Creator Coming into FBI Focus

By: Maurice Nagle     5/18/2016

Tor is a free download that provides its users' anonymity on the Internet, initially designed to protect U.S. intelligence communications, is today being leveraged for both good and "evil." Actually, just last week one of its creators discussed the software's inception and business use cases at Insi…

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Google Continues Campaign to Repeat Every Major Microsoft Mistake

By: Rob Enderle     5/17/2016

The latest, which ironically is the one that Google actually helped with when Microsoft originally made it, is an anti-trust ruling that tops the one the EU made against Microsoft (that Google supported). Let's take a run down memory lane now that Google appears ready to set another record - this ti…

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Streaming's Impact on the Cable Industry

By: Special Guest     5/16/2016

Some say change is constant. Others resist change, sometimes to their detriment. Whether you embrace shift or resist it and need motivation in a 'Who Moved My Cheese' sort of fashion, shifts in our lives are inevitable. Such is the state of things in the world of cable & satellite television, as ser…

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Voip-Pal.com $7 Billion Patent Attack Against Apple, Verizon and AT&T

By: Doug Mohney     5/11/2016

Voip-Pal says its patent suite is "fundamental to modern telecommunications using internet protocol." It has a total of ten issued U.S. Patent & Trade Office patents that Voip-Pal says describe inventions to integrate VoIP services with "any" of the telco systems. "Wherever a metered VoIP or IP comm…

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Windows 10 Free Upgrades Ending: Correcting One of Microsoft's Biggest Mistakes

By: Rob Enderle     5/10/2016

Back in the early days of Microsoft the company made a critical strategic error that didn't come back to bite them in the butt until last decade. They finally corrected the problem, and that means there is good and bad news in regard to your Windows 10 upgrade. The bad news is it stops being free, t…

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Can a Mobile Device Reduce Distracted Driving?

By: Lindsey Patterson     5/10/2016

Distracted driving is a major problem in the U.S. In 2014, as many as 30,000 people died, and more than 430,000 were injured as a result of car crashes that involved distracted drivers. However, the most ironic thing is that a smartphone which is thought by many as the root of the problem, can be th…

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The Dark Web: How Bad is It?

By: Stefania Viscusi     5/9/2016

Scary cyber attacks on company networks threaten the personal information of many. It's a frightening thing and it's become our unfortunate reality.

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Cortana/Siri vs. Alexa & The Road To Robotic Post Smartphone Era

By: Rob Enderle     5/3/2016

Last week Microsoft made it clear that Cortana would only work with Microsoft's browser and search products making people question its cross platform efforts. I think it is time to explore just what products like Cortana, Siri, and Alexa (the personality of Amazon's Echo, Dot, and Tap) are and just …

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Looking For The Next iPod/Echo

By: Rob Enderle     4/29/2016

The Amazon Echo, not the Apple Watch, became the last iPod-like product largely because of a far more accessible price point, a more compelling name, and a far stronger interoperability argument. In fact, I could argue the Echo, which likely had a bunch of ex-Apple folks working on it, is closer to …

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Apple Needs Reset, Not Elon Musk

By: Doug Mohney     4/29/2016

Apple's 13 percent sales decline and subsequent stock price drop this week has lead to the usual crazy talk about how to "fix" the company. Vivek Wadhwa has suggested the radical move of Apple buying Tesla and installing Elon Musk as the visionary white knight to "save" the company, least it follow …

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