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Relationship, Retention, and Revenue in the Fitness Industry

The first time I ran a marathon I was unprepared. I was 23, had a full-time job, and didn't want to give up my social life on weekends to recover from 12-20 miles runs. So I fit in training when I could. My lack of discipline caught up with me on race day when I collapsed twice from exhaustion/dehyd…

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March Madness: The All-Important 'Missing' Stat

March Madness 2015 was a success in terms of many metrics including ratings, ad revenue, audience size and live stream volume - all of which should come as little surprise as the event breaks records in these areas annually. But perhaps the most important stats are 'missing' in action.

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European Union Files Antitrust Suit Against Google

After years of investigation and three attempted settlements, Google is facing formal antitrust charges. The EU's former competition commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, attempted on three separate occasions to reach an agreement with Google, however the plaintiffs-Microsoft and Yelp among them-protested …

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Nokia Acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent is Confirmed

It turns out that the characterization of talks between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent yesterday as being "advanced" and "critical" were true. The two telecom infrastructure solutions providers made their intention to combine official today with the announcement of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) unde…

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Enterprise Security Trends that Will Rule 2015

From 3D printers that can replicate the intricate details of the human heart to wearable technology that tracks everything from blood pressure to incoming emails, 2015 shows great promise in becoming "Year One" of the new digital world order. But before we get too distracted, it's worth paying atten…

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Project Fi and Nova: Google's Secret Plan to Take out the iPhone and Dominate Cell Phones

I ran into an interesting piece over on the somewhat obscure site "Android Police" this week by Cody Toombs. It looks at a secret Google program called Project Fi and breaks down a piece of firmware that was distributed to testers as part of a Nexus factory image related to that program. They consid…

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Relationship, Retention, and Revenue in the Fitness Industry

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/17/2015

The first time I ran a marathon I was unprepared. I was 23, had a full-time job, and didn't want to give up my social life on weekends to recover from 12-20 miles runs. So I fit in training when I could. My lack of discipline caught up with me on race day when I collapsed twice from exhaustion/dehyd…

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March Madness: The All-Important 'Missing' Stat

By: Bob Wallace     4/17/2015

March Madness 2015 was a success in terms of many metrics including ratings, ad revenue, audience size and live stream volume - all of which should come as little surprise as the event breaks records in these areas annually. But perhaps the most important stats are 'missing' in action.

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European Union Files Antitrust Suit Against Google

By: Joe Rizzo     4/16/2015

After years of investigation and three attempted settlements, Google is facing formal antitrust charges. The EU's former competition commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, attempted on three separate occasions to reach an agreement with Google, however the plaintiffs-Microsoft and Yelp among them-protested …

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Nokia Acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent is Confirmed

By: Peter Bernstein     4/15/2015

It turns out that the characterization of talks between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent yesterday as being "advanced" and "critical" were true. The two telecom infrastructure solutions providers made their intention to combine official today with the announcement of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) unde…

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Enterprise Security Trends that Will Rule 2015

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/15/2015

From 3D printers that can replicate the intricate details of the human heart to wearable technology that tracks everything from blood pressure to incoming emails, 2015 shows great promise in becoming "Year One" of the new digital world order. But before we get too distracted, it's worth paying atten…

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Project Fi and Nova: Google's Secret Plan to Take out the iPhone and Dominate Cell Phones

By: Rob Enderle     4/15/2015

I ran into an interesting piece over on the somewhat obscure site "Android Police" this week by Cody Toombs. It looks at a secret Google program called Project Fi and breaks down a piece of firmware that was distributed to testers as part of a Nexus factory image related to that program. They consid…

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Just How Important Are Customer Experiences?

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/15/2015

In 2015, mature markets like North America and Western Europe saw Internet penetration exceed 80 percent (with the United States nearing 90 percent). This high level of adoption has shifted the focus of service providers across these regions to heavily invest in customer experience management platfo…

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Is Nokia the Endgame of the Alcatel-Lucent Shift Plan?

By: Peter Bernstein     4/14/2015

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) and Nokia have confirmed that they are in discussions for the Finnish company to buy its French rival. And, while valuation of Alcatel-Lucent's assets remains an item of discussion, it appears that talks have reached a critical stage.

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Facing Digital Cannibalism, Operators Can Consider Mobile-TV Ad Approaches

By: Tara Seals     4/14/2015

While digital consumption of TV content continues to grow, advertising is following suit. Analyst group Forrester predicts that digital spending will reach $103 billion within the next four years, compared to $85.8 billion for TV, a market share of 30 percent. But, that doesn't mean that TV won't re…

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Sprint Unveils Plans for Home Delivery of Cellphones

By: Dominick Sorrentino     4/13/2015

Following the implementation of its "Cut Your Bill in Half Event!"-which started earlier this year and featured commercials of wireless customers using ninja swords, chainsaws and weed whackers to literally cut their bills in half-Sprint has unveiled yet another strategy to keep from falling behind …

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Ransomware Strikes Lincoln County Sheriff's Office; Sheriffs Pay Up

By: Steve Anderson     4/13/2015

It was only a week ago we found out that, when confronted with cybercrime, around 30 percent of victims would negotiate with attackers, offering payments in exchange for unlocked or returned files. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office in Maine-along with four other towns in the area-paid $300 to a se…

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How to Recover When Hackers Invade Your Email

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/13/2015

Hacking is everywhere in the news these days, and for good reason: it is more prevalent and damaging than ever before. Just ask Anthem, the United States' second-largest health insurer who announced in February that it had suffered a major breach. While no electronic medical records were compromised…

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Microsoft Expands Container Support with Stripped-Down Server OS

By: Joe Rizzo     4/10/2015

As technology evolves and continues to move forward all the supporting pieces need to do the same or they will fall by the wayside. Microsoft is one company that does not want to get left behind. Cloud services, hosted solutions and mobile computing all require lots of hardware with a lot of servers…

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6 New Tech Startups Making A Splash

By: Drew Hendricks     4/10/2015

In a world where thousands of businesses are started every year, only a few actually make it big. There are plenty of success stories, especially in the tech field. In fact, the tech field is what gave us the world we are living in today that relies on smartphones, computers, and Google to handle al…

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GrubMarket: Farm(ers Markets) to Table

By: Drew Hendricks     4/10/2015

Forget "urban farms"-that's low-tech compared to the likes of GrubMarket, which delivers all the goods of a farmers market directly to your doorstep. In metros like Chicago, there's not many sprawling farms or weekend outings where resident can pluck their own crops. However, that doesn't mean the l…

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The Collaboration Gap

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/10/2015

Perfect collaboration. Microsoft should do it; they claim they do. But the March 2014 issue of PCWorld magazine got it right: Neither Microsoft nor anybody else is quite there yet. Not Google Drive, nor Dropbox. Not Jive, nor Zoho.

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