Virtual Reality, AI Top Predictions for 2017

By: Alicia Young    12/14/2016

CEO of Appetizer Mobile Jordan Edelson reflects on 2016 and talks with TMC about his predictions for tech in 2017.

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Kill Car Companies

By: Rob Enderle    12/12/2016

Nvidia just started testing its market leading self-driving car technology in California on real roads. I'm a fan of self-driving cars largely because…

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Is The Lenovo Yoga Book The Most Innovative Windows LapLet

By: Rob Enderle    12/9/2016

Sometimes you run into a product that redefines a segment. In cars it was things like the 240Z and Miata, in Smartphones the BlackBerry and then the i…

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From Forecast to Fact: The Top Security Threats and Targets of 2016

By: Special Guest    12/9/2016

In early 2016, we shared our predictions of key security threats likely to hit us this year. As predicted, cyber espionage, ransomware, insider threat…

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Pebble Drops Race, Moves to Fitbit

By: Steve Anderson    12/8/2016

Pebble offers confirmation that it's pulling up stakes in the wearable tech race, and moving lock, devs and software to Fitbit.

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SoftBank CEO Cozies Up to Trump

By: Paula Bernier    12/7/2016

SoftBank Group founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, who is also Sprint's chairman, told President-elect Donald Trump he wants to create 50,000 new U.S. jobs…

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Predicting the FCC's Path Forward Under President-Elect Donald Trump

By: Special Guest    12/6/2016

President-elect Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America on January 20, 2017. Many in the tech, media and teleco…

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From Social Media to Sour Media in 2016

By: Doug Mohney    12/5/2016

Lost all patience with re-written news with misleading headlines? How many people have you un-friended over the last twelve months on Facebook? Been a…

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The Five Core Components of Proactive Cybersecurity

By: Special Guest    12/5/2016

As technically astute and often well-funded hackers continue to deploy new, constantly evolving techniques, organizations are too often focusing their…

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How Real Time Visibility and Data Analysis are Driving Innovation

By: Special Guest    12/5/2016

The IoT has enabled everything from improved efficiency for global shipping networks to devices that receive environmental feedback from home applianc…

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Top 5 Most In-Demand, Highest-Paying Tech Jobs in 2017

By: Special Guest    11/30/2016

So while tech may be automating a whole lot of traditionally analog jobs, the tech sector is also responsible for a good deal of the job creation in t…

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Look for PC Price Wars in 2017

By: Doug Mohney    11/29/2016

A steady movement of everything to the cloud and brutal competition to hold onto existing market share is likely to drive mainline manufacturers such …

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Will Self-Driving Cars Ruin New York?

By: Lindsey Patterson    11/28/2016

Self-driving cars have the potential to completely reshape our transportation system, but the big question for New Yorkers is how they will affect the…

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Microsoft Surface Phone= HP Elite X3 + Blackberry DTEK 60 + Panasonic FZ-X1?

By: Rob Enderle    11/28/2016

Next year Microsoft is rumored to release the Surface Phone which, ideally, should learn from all of the current Blackberry, Panasonic and HP business…

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Making Sense of SpaceX, Boeing and Other Mega Satellite Broadband Projects

By: Doug Mohney    11/22/2016

SpaceX's plan to put a whopping 4,425 satellites into low earth orbit (LEO) is the boldest plan for adding global non-terrestrial broadband capacity, …

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The Abysmal Pace of New PC Tech

By: Doug Mohney    11/22/2016

While storylines of the death of the PC have been running since the release of the iPad and the wave of tablets, it is clear that style has overtaken …

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Five Ways Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Customer Experience

By: Special Guest    11/22/2016

AI is transforming the way companies interact with customers. That's good news since the ability to consistently deliver an excellent customer experie…

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How AI Could Make You a Much Smarter Looking Person

By: Rob Enderle    11/21/2016

While some people fear artificial intelligence (AI), companies like Intel are embracing it to help people look smarter and make better decisions.

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Symantec Locks in LifeLock in Nine-Figure Deal

By: Steve Anderson    11/21/2016

Symantec purchases LifeLock in $2.3 billion deal, adds new cybersecurity options to its operations.

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How Secure is the Internet of Things?

By: Lindsey Patterson    11/21/2016

People are already concerned about network security when it comes to devices such as their computers and smartphones, so the IoT understandably has so…

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Virtual vs. Real: Both Count When Selling

By: Doug Mohney    11/16/2016

People have been predicting the end of "real" interaction to buy things for decades. Virtual trade shows were supposed to kill real ones, e-commerce s…

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The Amazing Jaguar I-Pace: Using VR to Sell a 2018 Electric Wonder

By: Rob Enderle    11/15/2016

The world of 2020 will look massively different on the road and in the dealership than it does today thanks to virtual reality (VR).

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The Bio-T: The Biometric Internet of Things

By: Special Guest    11/11/2016

Expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) is surging. A recent Gartner report predicts IoT spending to increase to $2.5 million a minute, with 1 milli…

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Post-Mirai: Managing the Attack Surface of a Smart City

By: Special Guest    11/11/2016

Smart cities offer several benefits, including real time traffic information and coordinated energy control. However, the technology is still in the e…

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Trump Elected and Tim Cook Assures Apple Employees

By: Maurice Nagle    11/10/2016

The nation can move forward together or continue on its torrid path of division. Don't be fooled, I'm not pro-Trump, I'm pro-America. And, lest we for…

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The Blackberry DTEK60: Almost Perfect Secure Phone

By: Rob Enderle    11/10/2016

The Blackberry DTEK60 is one of two phones I'm testing using the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset and matching radio. The common core features are …

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PC Back from the Dead: Jeff Clarke, Dell Technologies & the Zombie PC Apocalypse

By: Rob Enderle    11/9/2016

I'm at DellEMC World this week in Austin and there have been a number of executives speaking to us to start off the event. Jeff Clarke is the Vice Cha…

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LinkedIn May Have New Competition With Facebook Job Listings

By: Steve Anderson    11/9/2016

For a while, Facebook was seen as one of the great new advances in free background searches as companies demanded passwords of applicants in a bid to …

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How the 2016 US Election Showcases the Need for Content Governance

By: Special Guest    11/8/2016

Two hundred and forty years after the U.S. officially became an independent country, we are watching a presidential election unfold under the influenc…

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Periscope Data's New Funding Points to Interest in Data Visualization

By: Paula Bernier    11/7/2016

Data visualization company Periscope Data has announced $25 million in additional funding led by existing investor DFJ. Prior to the latest funding, t…

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Optical Fiber Makes an Impact at Cable-tec

By: Special Guest    11/4/2016

At Cable-tec this year, cable telecom engineers and executives gathered to discuss the latest innovations happening in the space. One of the most pres…

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Telecom Chip Merger Madness Running Against Open Hardware Tide

By: Doug Mohney    11/2/2016

Putting together semiconductor companies is the fad of the season, but success may be fleeting. Multi-billion dollar mergers rarely yield the sorts of…

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Tech Lessons Learned From The Election: Is Tech Making Us Dumber?

By: Rob Enderle    11/2/2016

As we enter the last week here in the U.S. before what is likely to be an election where the majority of voters will think the outcome is rigged regar…

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Russian Hackers Linked to New Attacks Exploiting Windows Vulnerability

By: Laura Stotler    11/2/2016

Russia has repeatedly made headlines in the upcoming U.S. election, with government-sponsored hackers allegedly responsible for accessing Democratic P…

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Things Even Self-Driving Cars Need To Learn

By: Rob Enderle    10/31/2016

This last weekend I had a chance to participate in the Mercedes Advanced Driver class at Laguna Seca Raceway near Monterey California. This was a powe…

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CenturyLink Lands Level 3 Communications for $34 Billion

By: Steve Anderson    10/31/2016

Easily one of the biggest developments in the merger and acquisition space this month, news recently emerged about CenturyLink, who agreed to purchase…

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Google Fiber to Gigabit Google to Gone (Maybe)

By: Doug Mohney    10/31/2016

The writing on the wall for Google Fiber taking a "pause," had been hinted out for months, with the movement of the broadband access division broken o…

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FCC Passes Consumer Protection Rules Regarding ISP Data Sharing

By: Casey Houser    10/31/2016

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted 3-2 in favor of legislation that privacy advocacy groups are hailing as a win for consumers.

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Apple's New MacBook Pro Pulls Out Most of the Stops

By: Steve Anderson    10/28/2016

Mostly, when people think Apple these days, they think of the mobile devices like the iPhone and the iPad. That's with good reason, too; Apple has eff…

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Qualcomm Plans to Acquire NXP Semiconductors

By: Steve Anderson    10/28/2016

In a major shakeup on the chip market, mobile phone chipmaking titan Qualcomm is reportedly embarking on a plan to acquire a similar company, NXP Semi…

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Microsoft One-Ups Apple, PC Manufacturers with Surface Desktop

By: Doug Mohney    10/26/2016

Once upon a time, Apple was king of hardware design, be it the desktop, laptop, or tablet. No longer. Microsoft is now the one to watch as it hones in…

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Hurdles for Operators Deploying a Multi-Point Wireless Backhaul System

By: Greg Friesen    10/26/2016

Multi-point wireless systems offer much promise for backhaul. An operator can deploy a single central unit (CU) and the connect end sites as they are …

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Free Public Wi-Fi: Is it a Trick or a Treat?

By: Special Guest    10/26/2016

Public Wi-Fi allows us to stay connected wherever we go. While the convenience drives us to connect more often, by no means does that indicate we're i…

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Will the Next Generation of Computers be Crowdsourced? Maybe

By: Doug Mohney    10/25/2016

If you have any doubts that the world of PC design has stagnated - looking at you Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and whoever else is left standing this week…

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The Cybersecurity Race to Secure the Internet of Things

By: Doug Mohney    10/25/2016

Last week's wave of worldwide DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks through the use of unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices is both distu…

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AT&T Announces Plans to Buy Time Warner

By: Paula Bernier    10/24/2016

AT&T over the weekend revealed plans to purchase Time Warner Inc. in a deal valued at more than $85 billion, driving down both of their stocks and dra…

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Google Adds CBS to its Unplugged Roster

By: Steve Anderson    10/21/2016

Over-the-top Web-based television seems to be the way of the future, as demonstrated by Netflix, Hulu, and a host of developments to follow, along wit…

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A New Stock Price High for Microsoft?

By: Steve Anderson    10/21/2016

It would be easy to think that Microsoft's stock price glory days were behind it, lost with the dot-com bubble and a little song called "Mambo No. 5."…

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T-Mobile, FCC Reach 10-Figure Settlement Agreement

By: Steve Anderson    10/21/2016

It's a shot in the chops for T-Mobile, as the company recently agreed to a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the matter…

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DDoS Attack Causes Several Site Outages

By: Alicia Young    10/21/2016

This morning, as thousands of people woke up and started their daily routines, they found that it had been disrupted. Those who like to lie in bed scr…

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