Zuckerberg Pledges to Donate 99 Percent of Stock in Generous, Shrewd Philanthropy

By: Kyle Piscioniere    12/3/2015

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to donate 99 percent of his Facebook shares - currently worth $45 billion - before his death. The generou…

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The Amazon Echo is a Bigger Initial Success than the iPod

By: Rob Enderle    12/2/2015

Every year we look for what will be the true breakout product for the holiday season. With the latest reported numbers from Amazon, it looks like the …

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Amazon Echo Now Understands 'Hunger Games,' Adele References

By: Rory Lidstone    12/1/2015

Tech gadget junkies probably already know everything there is to know about the Amazon Echo. Much like Google's short-lived Nexus Q, the device is mor…

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Toy Company VTech Left Millions of Parents, Children Vulnerable to Security Risk

By: Kyle Piscioniere    12/1/2015

A Chinese toy manufacturer's loose security has led to a massive breach of user data for both children and parents. VTech's lax security measures not …

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Top Cyber Monday Tech Deals

By: Kyle Piscioniere    11/30/2015

Here's some big news: over Thanksgiving weekend, more shoppers went online than to retail stores. This information comes before we see Cyber Monday da…

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Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk Square Off on Rocket Firsts

By: Doug Mohney    11/25/2015

On Monday, November 23, Blue Origin successfully flew the first fully reusable rocket into space, giving the company first bragging rights. Founder Je…

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Autonomous Car Technology Takes New Leap Forward With Ford, Uber

By: Larry Alton    11/24/2015

The age of the self-driving car is nearly upon us, or at least that's what major technology and automotive companies are hoping. There have been major…

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Unusual but Fun Tech Ideas for 2015

By: Rob Enderle    11/24/2015

Well, it's the week of the big sales, and many of us are planning to buy that special someone a special something. I figured I'd join my peers and poi…

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Locus Telecommunications is Challenging the FCC's Authority, Claiming Due Process Violations

By: Special Guest    11/24/2015

One of a handful of prepaid calling card companies slapped with a $5 million fine by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) for its…

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Kaspersky: Three Out of Four Users Have Trouble Spotting Big Threats

By: Steve Anderson    11/23/2015

We all know that spending on cybersecurity has been on the rise lately, as everyone from major corporations to military groups ramp up their cyberdefe…

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Don't Just Hope for a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving-Make It Happen

By: Steve Anderson    11/23/2015

It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is this week. With people planning to hit the roads in massive numbers and head home for the holidays, memories…

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The Power Struggle Between ISIS, Silicon Valley and The Pentagon

By: Kyle Piscioniere    11/20/2015

ISIS has debunked our notion of the cave-dwelling, technologically deficient terrorist. The terror organization recruits, propagandizes and communicat…

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Engineers Reveal 5 Technologies that Star Wars Failed to Predict

By: Special Guest    11/20/2015

The top 5 technologies that Star Wars failed to predict according to Aryaka Networks engineers:

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Social Media & The New Cybersecurity Paradigm

By: Special Guest    11/19/2015

We picture the bad guys lurking outside our gates, looking for chinks in our armor (or firewalls in this case). In truth, when a breach occurs, it's m…

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Feds Ramp Up Cyber-Spending

By: Tara Seals    11/18/2015

Palo Alto Networks, FireEye, Fortinet and CyberArk Software have all put in bids for the $14 billion up for grabs in fiscal 2016 cybersecurity spendin…

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The NVIDIA vs. Amazon: The Fight For The Perfect $200 Tablet

By: Rob Enderle    11/18/2015

Writer Rob Enderle breaks down two of the hottest $200 tablets: Amazon's Fire HD 10.1 and NVIDIA's price-reduced Shield Tablet. Check out the head-to-…

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Discovery of 24-Hour ISIS Jihadi Help Desk Shows Extent of Terror Group's Reliance on Technology

By: Laura Stotler    11/17/2015

The fact that ISIS has used technology to the group's extreme advantage over the years is old news, but a new report from NBC News yesterday shows the…

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One-Stop Shop vs. Best-of-Breed

By: Special Guest    11/17/2015

The sheer size of the deal between Dell and EMC-Dell will pay $67 billion in cash and stock for the cloud computing company-has sparked all kinds of c…

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Brussels Officials: PlayStation 4 May Have Been Paris Terror Connection Tool

By: Steve Anderson    11/16/2015

Any tool has a dark side. A screwdriver, hammer, or drill can harm as readily as it can help, and it all depends on the frame of mind from which it's …

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Apple iPad Pro Promo Reveals Company's Decline

By: Doug Mohney    11/13/2015

Fanboys should start worrying. Apple's introduction and spin around the iPad Pro is not a home run hit by any stretch of the imagination. It's fast an…

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Snapdragon 820: The Future of Smartphones, According to Qualcomm

By: Rob Enderle    11/10/2015

I'm at the rollout of Qualcomm's premier chipset, the Snapdragon 820. They've been talking about this technology quietly over the last year, and it wi…

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Smart Toys Making a Big Play This Holiday Season

By: Steve Anderson    11/10/2015

The holiday shopping season has started up for many already, and with Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa only a few weeks out, toy purchases are already …

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NASA's Actual Resupply Efforts are Weirder than "The Martian"

By: Doug Mohney    11/6/2015

Two different U.S. launches, plus a Russian resupply mission, failed over the last year, forcing NASA and its suppliers to resort to "Plan C" for resu…

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Parks Associates: Streaming Media Plays Huge Role in Connected Households

By: Steve Anderson    11/5/2015

Netflix, Hulu, YouTube...these are household names when it comes to providing an evening's entertainment. A new report from Parks Associates shows jus…

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CDP: Climate Action Reaches Tipping Point

By: Peter Bernstein    11/4/2015

Other than terrorism and the continuing global economic challenges, the world stage faces few crises as pressing as climate change. So, three weeks ah…

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Smartphone: Killer of All Other Devices

By: Doug Mohney    11/3/2015

The smartphone has emerged as the true "all-in-one" device. Stop for a minute and think about the sheer number of stand-alone devices and services the…

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Juniper Research: eSports to Beat NFL Viewership by 2020

By: Steve Anderson    11/3/2015

It's come a long way since the earliest days, but eSports are finally gaining ground with viewers, impressing advertisers, and showing off the kind of…

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The Fake And Real Risks Of Self Driving Cars

By: Rob Enderle    11/3/2015

Recent concerns about self-driving cars have focused on the ethics of crashes. However, there is one huge problem with self-driving cars we aren't tal…

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Watch Out for the Inside Job-It's Worse than the External Attack

By: Special Guest    11/2/2015

Insider attacks on digital assets are on the rise, the costs are staggering, and behavior analytics can reduce the risks.

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Nintendo: Is Mario Ready for Mobile?

By: Maurice Nagle    10/30/2015

This week Nintendo announced its initial play in the world of mobile gaming with 'Miitomo.' The smartphone app is free and allows users to create a Mi…

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TechnologyAdvice Spotlights ITEXPO

By: TechZone360 Staff    10/28/2015

ITEXPO wrapped up a few weeks ago, and those of us who were there are still processing the insights we had at the live event in Anaheim. If you didn't…

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The Death of Ownership May Be Killing Art (And Amazon's Bottom Line)

By: Steve Anderson    10/28/2015

Apple and Amazon-and a host of other content providers-have a growing problem. People aren't buying media any more.

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Europe Gets Net Neutrality-Sort Of

By: Tara Seals    10/28/2015

The European Parliament has approved rules for Net neutrality-but has left enough loopholes as to make the legislation almost moot.

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Apple Earnings: The Devil in the Details

By: Rob Enderle    10/28/2015

Apple released earnings this week, and while they out-performed at the top and bottom impressively, the devil is in the details.

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Microsoft Hardware: Surface and Beyond

By: Doug Mohney    10/27/2015

It's time to speculate on what Microsoft will be rolling out in the months to come.

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How to Land Fortune 500 Customers

By: Special Guest    10/26/2015

Landing a Fortune 500 client changes everything. And once you land the first, the next one isn't far off.

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Closing the Digital Divide Means Policy, Technology Modernization

By: Tara Seals    10/26/2015

While the FCC has worked on many policies that have real effects on the market-notably the Open Internet Order-the Commission is now focused on crafti…

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5G by 2017: Is it Possible?

By: Ed Fox    10/23/2015

Recently, Verizon announced that it will begin trials on 5G (or fifth-generation) wireless technology within the next 12 months. This came as a surpri…

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YouTube Going Freemium

By: Andrew Bindelglass    10/23/2015

YouTube, the world's most popular streaming video service, announced early this week that they are bringing a new premium paid feature to their platfo…

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Nation-State Hacking Becomes the Norm

By: Tara Seals    10/22/2015

The nation-state aspect of cybersecurity reads like something out of James Bond: it's the stuff of a spy novel, where the weapons of espionage are wor…

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Don't Hate Microsoft for Getting into PC Hardware

By: Doug Mohney    10/21/2015

There's been grumblings and speculation that Microsoft's move into hardware is a major faux pas, annoying its OEM partners, specifically, HP, Dell and…

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The Microsoft v Dell Drama at Dell World

By: Rob Enderle    10/21/2015

At the end of the opening keynote at the Dell World conference there was an interesting moderated discussion between Michael Dell and Satya Nadella. W…

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The Role of Backend Services (BaaS and MBaaS) in a Post-App World

By: Special Guest    10/21/2015

This post from guest writer Rich Mendis looks at what created the demand for BaaS in the first place, and hypothesizes where we are likely to go from …

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With Connected TVs Increasing, Cable Must Adapt

By: Kyle Piscioniere    10/20/2015

Parks Associates has found that 45 percent of Western European households equipped with broadband own a smart TV. Widespread adoption of the connected…

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G.Fast, Gigabit Connectivity and the Glass Gap

By: Doug Mohney    10/20/2015

G.Fast and copper can only go so far. The future is clearly fiber. The question is how long it takes to get there.

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Analog Devices in Talks to Acquire Maxim

By: Tara Seals    10/16/2015

Analog Devices meanwhile supplies the supplies the touchscreen controller that powers Apple's Force Touch in the Apple Watch, and is rumored to supply…

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Square Officially Files Its IPO

By: Oliver VanDervoort    10/16/2015

The company has released plans to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol, "SQ" and Goldman Sachs is going to be the lead und…

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Five Companies Helping to Create More Work From Home Jobs

By: Drew Hendricks    10/16/2015

It seems that a growing trend in the American workplace is the rise of the entrepreneur. Everyone in the workplace wants to start a business and revol…

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Tech Mergers Suck

By: Doug Mohney    10/15/2015

Dell is doing a mega-deal to acquire EMC for $67 billion. Activist investors are talking up the glory of putting together Mitel and Polycom. To both I…

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Microsoft Patches Critical Security Flaw Affecting All Versions of Windows

By: Tara Seals    10/14/2015

Microsoft has issued a critical patch for all supported versions of Windows, to address a remote code execution flaw in Internet Explorer.

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