The Importance of Diligent Authentication and Post-Sale Protection in a Changing Payments Landscape

By: Special Guest    7/20/2016

Merchants must be diligent in evolving their security strategies and authentication procedures to protect their customers' data and their own interest…

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Pokemon Go Enough to Double Nintendo's Market Cap

By: Steve Anderson    7/20/2016

For a while there, Nintendo was looking like a slow-motion train wreck, plunging wildly off the rails into obscurity and disaster. Many have even stop…

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Auto ISAC: Creating A Car Smarter Than You

By: Rob Enderle    7/19/2016

There is a pretty good chance that your existing car uses QNX, which is Blackberry's operating system. Interestingly, the most common places you'll fi…

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Security Advisory: Say No to Pokemon GO in the Office

By: Justin Verrastro    7/15/2016

Take a look around your building today and you're bound to see countless people walking around with their heads down, staring at their phones. The maj…

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How Cisco And New Jersey Are Working To Fix One Of The Most Unfair Parts Of Law Enforcement

By: Rob Enderle    7/14/2016

I'm at C-Scape this week which is an analyst focused event that is run at the same time as Cisco Live, their annual customer show in the US. One of th…

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Car Hacking is the Car Jacking of the Future

By: Lindsey Patterson    7/13/2016

It might seem quite convenient to have a vehicle featuring a GPS system or a hands-free phone. However, could the super connected automobiles incorpor…

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With One App, You Can Save Eight Lives

By: Alicia Young    7/6/2016

For most, the question of becoming an organ donor is only raised once every few years when you have to renew your driver's license. Apple, who is team…

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The FBI vs. Clinton: Brilliant Wordsmithing and Fixing Email

By: Rob Enderle    7/5/2016

Sometimes you are asked to say something in your job that you disagree with. The trick is to do it in a way that conveys this without letting the folk…

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Boosting Productivity with a Healthy Software Stack

By: Special Guest    6/30/2016

If you haven't been monitoring the health of your software, it may be time for your stack to get a checkup.

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Using Drones? Know the Rules

By: Special Guest    6/29/2016

Using a drone for your business, or as a hobby, means complying with requirements which are in constant flux or that you may not know about.

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The Problems with Amazon's Dash Buttons

By: Rob Enderle    6/29/2016

The news this week is that Amazon is going to massively expand their Dash Button program, which hasn't sold well, to include more buttons. This increa…

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6 Insurance Companies Investing in Wearable Technology

By: Lindsey Patterson    6/27/2016

Wearable fitness devices are growing in popularity, Tech research firm Gartner says that sales will grow by 18.4 percent this year. Over the past seve…

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Facebook Closes 50 Million Dollar Deal for Live Streaming

By: Andrew Bindelglass    6/24/2016

Facebook seems like it is ready to launch a fledgling version of Facebook Live in the near future, Osofsky said. "We have an early beta programm for a…

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Twilio IPO: Bellwether or Blip for the API Business?

By: Doug Mohney    6/23/2016

San Francisco-based Twilio counts Uber, Open Table, and Nordstrom among its customers. In 2015, the company's revenues were around $167 million with a…

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Brexit: The Whole World is Watching! Including Tech

By: Peter Bernstein    6/20/2016

It is hard to imagine a vote on something- even for those of us in the U.S. consumed and amazed by the daily barrage of presidential election year pol…

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How Steve Jobs Would Fix Apple

By: Rob Enderle    6/20/2016

It is hard to see Apple in trouble. It has massive reserves and remains one of the most powerful brands in the market, yet every week seems to contain…

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Twitter Invests $70M in SoundCloud

By: Andrew Bindelglass    6/16/2016

It seems that SoundCloud sees much of the benefit in this partnership with Twitter in the rollout of their new subscription service that is meant to s…

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Microsoft Breaks Console Model with New Xbox(s)

By: Rob Enderle    6/14/2016

There are a couple of rules when it comes to game consoles. First you don't change them very often (the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 remained largely un…

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Microsoft Buys LinkedIn - Big Deal, But Needs a Tweak

By: Doug Mohney    6/13/2016

Kicking off the week, Microsoft has agreed to buy business social media firm LinkedIn for an all-cash deal of $26.2 billion. Microsoft is paying Linke…

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We Are So Close to Saying Goodbye to Traffic and Flying to Work Instead

By: Rob Enderle    6/13/2016

We often focus on clear and very visible trends like self-driving cars and drones, forgetting there is another even more interesting trend trying to g…

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The Revolutions at Computex 2016: Best 2-in-1, Wearable & Non-Homicidal Robot

By: Rob Enderle    6/9/2016

Computex is the huge technology show that kicks off in Asia this time of year, and typically is a showcase of interesting products set to launch befor…

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Five Technology Trends Peaking in 2016

By: Drew Hendricks    6/9/2016

The sheer vastness of technology's presence in today's world is enough to make anyone's head spin, even if you are keeping up with the news on a regul…

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Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Sees IP Traffic Near-Tripling by 2020

By: Peter Bernstein    6/7/2016

As resources that tend to become the gold standard as references for what lies ahead, there are few that can rival the Cisco Visual Networking Index (…

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The Oncoming Tectonic Shift in Telecom

By: Special Guest    6/7/2016

Carriers competing on connectivity have created a massive overabundance of supply. This "race-to-zero" for both wired and wireless connectivity is tur…

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How to Improve Productivity in the Office: Don't Have One

By: Special Guest    6/7/2016

Yes, you read that right. If you want to increase efficiency in your company, the best decision that you can make right now is to eliminate your offic…

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Has Verizon Jumped the Shark on 5G, 6G?

By: Doug Mohney    6/6/2016

I'm not sure exactly when I started losing respect for Verizon, but standing on my front porch in a Northern Virginia neighborhood two weeks ago and h…

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Samsung Launches New Fitness Wearable

By: Andrew Bindelglass    6/6/2016

However, there is one major difference between the Gear Fit2 and its competitors. This wristband features three different tracking modes for running, …

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An AI-First Approach to IT Operation Analytics

By: Special Guest    6/3/2016

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is finally coming of age after many a false start. The days of runaway robots are still futuristic, but the time has come…

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Affectiva's Series D Shows Great Value Ahead for More Emotional Robots

By: Steve Anderson    6/1/2016

While many companies contemplate the move from paying human employees to using a slave labor battalion of machines, the shortcomings of said machines …

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Virtual Reality's Dirty Little Secret

By: Rob Enderle    6/1/2016

Actually, I could likely write this as a reusable piece and just do a global find and replace on the words that define the technology. For instance th…

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The Sharing Economy Means Big Cash Ahead

By: Steve Anderson    5/27/2016

It might seem like a misnomer, as the "sharing economy" has previously been thought to mean "getting stuff for free". A new report from Juniper Resear…

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The NFL and Twitter Just Put Fans in Charge of the Future of Sports Viewing

By: Special Guest    5/26/2016

Ask ten people you know what the last thing they viewed live was and eight of them will tell you, a sporting event. The others may cite the occasional…

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10 Tech Tools to Get You Through 2016

By: Drew Hendricks    5/24/2016

A great example of how simple tech innovations can make even the smallest things in our lives a little easier, the Oombrella, developed by Wezzoo, is …

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The Bigger Picture Behind Facebook's Bias Accusations

By: Special Guest    5/23/2016

Facebook recently followed up with a stern position that there was no biased manipulation of presented topics in its 'Trending Topics' section.

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Tamiami Angel Fund II Adds 10th Company to Investment Roster

By: Steve Anderson    5/19/2016

The Tamiami Angel Fund II (T2) has been busy in recent months, adding a slate of new investment targets to its roster. T2 recently added one new opera…

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Artificial Intelligence is no Longer Science Fiction, It's a Reality

By: Special Guest    5/18/2016

Talend Chief Evangelist says rather than being frightened by the perceived threat of AI, it would be wise to embrace the possibilities.

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Tor Creator Coming into FBI Focus

By: Maurice Nagle    5/18/2016

Tor is a free download that provides its users' anonymity on the Internet, initially designed to protect U.S. intelligence communications, is today be…

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Google Continues Campaign to Repeat Every Major Microsoft Mistake

By: Rob Enderle    5/17/2016

The latest, which ironically is the one that Google actually helped with when Microsoft originally made it, is an anti-trust ruling that tops the one …

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Streaming's Impact on the Cable Industry

By: Special Guest    5/16/2016

Some say change is constant. Others resist change, sometimes to their detriment. Whether you embrace shift or resist it and need motivation in a 'Who …

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Voip-Pal.com $7 Billion Patent Attack Against Apple, Verizon and AT&T

By: Doug Mohney    5/11/2016

Voip-Pal says its patent suite is "fundamental to modern telecommunications using internet protocol." It has a total of ten issued U.S. Patent & Trade…

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Windows 10 Free Upgrades Ending: Correcting One of Microsoft's Biggest Mistakes

By: Rob Enderle    5/10/2016

Back in the early days of Microsoft the company made a critical strategic error that didn't come back to bite them in the butt until last decade. They…

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Can a Mobile Device Reduce Distracted Driving?

By: Lindsey Patterson    5/10/2016

Distracted driving is a major problem in the U.S. In 2014, as many as 30,000 people died, and more than 430,000 were injured as a result of car crashe…

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The Dark Web: How Bad is It?

By: Stefania Viscusi    5/9/2016

Scary cyber attacks on company networks threaten the personal information of many. It's a frightening thing and it's become our unfortunate reality.

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Cortana/Siri vs. Alexa & The Road To Robotic Post Smartphone Era

By: Rob Enderle    5/3/2016

Last week Microsoft made it clear that Cortana would only work with Microsoft's browser and search products making people question its cross platform …

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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, …

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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 Wadh…

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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 …

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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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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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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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