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Goodbye Personal Computers

The phone is likely to be the central form factor, but people are going to carry other devices as well. Samsung has received a patent on a device that allows a phone to effectively plug into a laptop shell, providing a larger screen, keyboard, and more battery power. Microsoft is currently promoting…

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Charter Springs Big for TWC with $78.7Bn Offer

The valuation makes Comcast's previous, failed $45 billion offer for TWC look like chump change. And it blows away the $132.50 per share, or $37.3 billion, that Charter offered for TWC last year before being beaten by Comcast.

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OTT Growth to Carry the Pay-TV Market Forward

The global pay TV services market is growing at a slow but steady rate, as over-the-top (OTT) video uptake balances out stagnating growth in saturated markets.

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Apple's iPhone 7 Set to Show in August, Sell in September

It's hard to believe, but we've already been with the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus for almost a year; since September, these devices have been at the forefront of mobile hardware. What's more, word from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that the iPhone 7 may be shown soon, and released …

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Twitter, Google Kick Off Search Integration

Twitter and Google have kicked off a user engagement campaign that brings Tweets to Google Search.

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Interested in a Chromebook? 7.3 Million Will Be This Year

Admittedly, Chromebooks probably don't top a lot of wish lists, but a new report from Gartner suggests that this breed of inexpensive cloud-driven laptop is actually more popular than some might expect. In fact, the Gartner study suggests that 7.3 million Chromebooks will be sold in 2015, and that n…

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Goodbye Personal Computers

By: Doug Mohney     5/26/2015

The phone is likely to be the central form factor, but people are going to carry other devices as well. Samsung has received a patent on a device that allows a phone to effectively plug into a laptop shell, providing a larger screen, keyboard, and more battery power. Microsoft is currently promoting…

Read More

Charter Springs Big for TWC with $78.7Bn Offer

By: Tara Seals     5/26/2015

The valuation makes Comcast's previous, failed $45 billion offer for TWC look like chump change. And it blows away the $132.50 per share, or $37.3 billion, that Charter offered for TWC last year before being beaten by Comcast.

Read More

OTT Growth to Carry the Pay-TV Market Forward

By: Tara Seals     5/26/2015

The global pay TV services market is growing at a slow but steady rate, as over-the-top (OTT) video uptake balances out stagnating growth in saturated markets.

Read More

Apple's iPhone 7 Set to Show in August, Sell in September

By: Steve Anderson     5/22/2015

It's hard to believe, but we've already been with the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus for almost a year; since September, these devices have been at the forefront of mobile hardware. What's more, word from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that the iPhone 7 may be shown soon, and released …

Read More

Twitter, Google Kick Off Search Integration

By: Tara Seals     5/22/2015

Twitter and Google have kicked off a user engagement campaign that brings Tweets to Google Search.

Read More

Interested in a Chromebook? 7.3 Million Will Be This Year

By: Steve Anderson     5/22/2015

Admittedly, Chromebooks probably don't top a lot of wish lists, but a new report from Gartner suggests that this breed of inexpensive cloud-driven laptop is actually more popular than some might expect. In fact, the Gartner study suggests that 7.3 million Chromebooks will be sold in 2015, and that n…

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LogJam Computer Bug Creates Another Ruckus

By: Peter Bernstein     5/21/2015

When it comes to malware and other types of computer bugs it seems like we are falling into a problematic pattern: it consists of researchers or "ethical hackers" exposing the existence of a software vulnerability-which the headlines first scream is a harbinger of online Armageddon. What then follow…

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Network Shifts to Support Video Distribution

By: Tara Seals     5/21/2015

Network strategies are underpinned by many aspects. It starts with consumer adoption of online and mobile video in droves. It continues with local caching and content delivery network initiatives meant to offload stress from metro loops. And it continues with accommodating what happens after all of …

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Fed Cloud Computing Caucus Report Outlines Plan to Increase Cloud Services Adoption

By: Laura Stotler     5/20/2015

The U.S. government has been slowly making a migration to the cloud since the Cloud First policy was instated in 2011, but the going has been tough and there has been a certain amount of resistance to making such drastic changes. Congress is trying to speed up the process and encourage cloud migrati…

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Lenovo Could be the New Powerhouse on the Block

By: Rob Enderle     5/19/2015

Next week is the launch of Lenovo Technology World in China and the CEOs of Intel, Microsoft, and Baidu (likely the only company that scares the crap out of Google) will be at the event. Lenovo on paper is the only company with the breadth of product offerings and geographic presence to fully take o…

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Why Seller Security Risk Assessments Can Make Marketers Mad

By: Peter Bernstein     5/19/2015

We live in a world where e-commerce is increasingly becoming the way transactions take place. It is a world where programmatic advertising is foundational as the lubricant for encouraging and supporting the robust growth of the Internet as a dominant engine of economic vitality. And it is a world ba…

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United Airlines In-flight Hack Raises Important Questions

By: Peter Bernstein     5/19/2015

When important security stories break that can really put the public on edge, it is usually a good practice to wait for a bit of clarity. Whether it is a major breach of a retailer where millions of pieces of sensitive personal data have been compromised, or worse yet hacks of critical infrastructur…

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RxSpeed Poised to Transform Auto Aftermarket Online Sales

By: Peter Bernstein     5/18/2015

Many years ago, I had the rare privilege of hearing a young hedge fund manager named Jeff Bezos describe his new company called Amazon. He was asked, "why books?" Bezos responded that he wanted to create something in the virtual world that had millions of SKUs and that could not be replicated in the…

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VENOM Cyber Attack Vulnerability Hysteria Dies Down

By: Peter Bernstein     5/15/2015

Sometimes the antidote for something that initially creates hysteria is doing nothing more than waiting until all of the facts are known. It is one of the reasons why first-hand accounts of "breaking news" in many cases turn out to be less than reliable. This week saw a terrific example of this as a…

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The Tangled Web of Verizon's Video Transformational Dreams

By: Doug Mohney     5/15/2015

Verizon is determined to make a name and fortune in video, possibly shedding all of its wireline services within the next decade or so. Video is a dream that repeats itself every decade or so in the company boardroom, each time offering a different surprise. The problem with Verizon's latest video d…

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What's Your Website Localization Strategy?

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     5/15/2015

In today's highly connected and globalized world, brands are increasingly looking to capitalize on the heightened ease of access and entry into new markets. As any successful global brand can tell you, expansion into new markets entails much more than merely opening an office or offering shipping to…

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