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Looking For The Next iPod/Echo

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

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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Is the Apple Bubble Finally Bursting?

Over the past 13 years, Apple has been one of the most successful companies in the world of tech, posting sales growths in 51 straight quarters. That streak has finally come to an end, with Apple projecting a decline in sales. What's worse is that this does not appear to be a problem that will corre…

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Shared-Space Providers (Airbnb) Poised to Beat Ride-Sharers (Uber)

Travel may be starting to make a bit of a comeback, as a new report suggests that shared-space providers like Airbnb and WeWork are on the rise.

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Facebook Wants More Sharing, Building New Camera App to Drive It

One of the great downsides to having a lot of content in any one place is that, after a while, it starts looking downright pointless to add more.

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Comcast Targets DreamWorks Animation for Acquisition in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

A new and unsettling movement is taking place in the content markets, and it's focused around one of America's most hated companies: Comcast.

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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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Is the Apple Bubble Finally Bursting?

By: Andrew Bindelglass     4/28/2016

Over the past 13 years, Apple has been one of the most successful companies in the world of tech, posting sales growths in 51 straight quarters. That streak has finally come to an end, with Apple projecting a decline in sales. What's worse is that this does not appear to be a problem that will corre…

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Shared-Space Providers (Airbnb) Poised to Beat Ride-Sharers (Uber)

By: Steve Anderson     4/28/2016

Travel may be starting to make a bit of a comeback, as a new report suggests that shared-space providers like Airbnb and WeWork are on the rise.

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Facebook Wants More Sharing, Building New Camera App to Drive It

By: Steve Anderson     4/28/2016

One of the great downsides to having a lot of content in any one place is that, after a while, it starts looking downright pointless to add more.

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Comcast Targets DreamWorks Animation for Acquisition in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

By: Steve Anderson     4/27/2016

A new and unsettling movement is taking place in the content markets, and it's focused around one of America's most hated companies: Comcast.

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How Much Is Internet Access Worth to You?

By: Maurice Nagle     4/26/2016

In sports there are many tales of epic heroism, from Madison Square Garden erupting when Willis Reed walked out of the tunnel in game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals, Carlton Fisk's walk-off homerun in the 1975 World Series, Christian Laettner's buzzer-beater against Kentucky or even Curt Schilling's blood…

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Cable, 5G Break the Big Telco 'We can't invest due to FCC' Myth

By: Doug Mohney     4/25/2016

It has been a year and change since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) declared stronger rules for the Internet by reclassifying broadband access under Title II. Shortly thereafter, the PR machines of the telecommunications industry pumped out tales of woe both directly through their associ…

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Verizon's Tightrope Between Burning Copper Bridges and Building New Fiber

By: Doug Mohney     4/25/2016

If municipalities like Alexandria build their own fiber network, Verizon will be at the mercy of the local government to purchase access for connecting 5G cell sites. To be fair, I've yet to hear of a muni-fiber deal where the government got the better part of the deal, but city officials may not fe…

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#Election2016 : It's a Numbers Game

By: Maurice Nagle     4/22/2016

Unless you have been living in a cave for last several months, you have been inundated with political rhetoric. Both Blue and Red candidates are assaulting our senses with countless commercials and constant campaigning. Whether you are checking your social media feed for the latest and greatest in s…

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Elon Musk's Latest Company Wants to Stop a Robot Apocalypse

By: Anna Johansson     4/20/2016

OpenAI, Musk's latest venture, doesn't describe the problem in such ridiculous terms, but does center on controlling the development of artificial intelligence (AI) in a way that ultimately benefits, and does not threaten, humanity. A non-profit research company, the company strives to remain free f…

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Yahoo Reports Losses as It Vets Offers from Verizon, Others

By: Paula Bernier     4/20/2016

Yahoo reported its first quarter financials this week, at the same time the company is considering offers from organizations that want to buy the struggling online giant.

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The Internet is Broken

By: Special Guest     4/20/2016

Cato Networks CEO says deep restructuring in the fabric of the Internet and core routing are required moving forward.

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From Carried to Worn: How Wearable Tech is Changing Sports

By: Lindsey Patterson     4/20/2016

Wearable technology has remained a quiet revolution focused on athletic training applications few other devices can emulate. Ever since the first accelerometer was installed in a mobile phone, the vision for technology that can track, analyze and record kinetics has been in development. It was only …

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What Happens When Data Drives Politics?

By: Maurice Nagle     4/20/2016

A political campaign is much like the enterprise today in that data is an invaluable resource. As more firms deploy analytics solutions, more benefits are realized and more use cases are out there to prove the value of such an implementation. And, while the enterprise is experiencing an uptick in te…

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How Google Will Use VR to Displace iPhone

By: Rob Enderle     4/19/2016

YouTube is moving aggressively to host virtual reality content on their service, and folks are struggling to understand why since few people are equipped to view it. You still can't buy a set of high-end VR glasses from anyone, though they are due in market in a few weeks. However, Android phones ar…

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