How Solar Investments Will Change in 2016

By: Anna Johansson    4/27/2015

The solar industry has been of particular interest to consumers, businesses, and technology developers over the course of the past decade or so. Solar…

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Nevada: Silver State to Tech Center

By: Doug Mohney    4/24/2015

Silver was the primary mineral mined in Nevada when it was admitted to the union in 1864, earning it the slogan of "The Silver State." Times changed, …

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Comcast, Telecoms Need to Clean Up Their Own Houses

By: Doug Mohney    4/24/2015

Big telecom mergers just don't fly these days, but it took Comcast 14 months and at least $237 million spent in 2014 to figure it out it couldn't buy …

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Creating a Smarter Network Infrastructure for the Connected World

By: Special Guest    4/24/2015

The need to be connected to the 'smarter world' is ever increasing with the rise in the number of mobile devices. LTE is now a global reality for mill…

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Major League Baseball's Sports Analytics Deliver Next-Gen Stats

By: Bob Wallace    4/24/2015

Get your next-gen stats here! Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MBLAM) this week launched "next-generation" stats league-wide that it hopes will c…

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My Neighbor and Your Enterprise Data Privacy: They're Not as Unrelated as You Think

By: Special Guest    4/23/2015

If you give your house key to your neighbor, he has the opportunity to snoop around through your vinyl album collection. That has lessons for enterpri…

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Google's New Wireless Service: Big Bang or No Big Thing?

By: Dominick Sorrentino    4/22/2015

The highly anticipated wireless service from Google becomes a reality today, as the Wall Street Journal has confirmed the release of what may or may n…

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OTT TV Market Expectation: Four Years, Fourfold Growth

By: Steve Anderson    4/22/2015

The term "over-the-top" may not be immediately familiar when applied to television-some here might even think it's a reference to content that's too z…

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Fraud or Breach? Questions to Ask Before Calling in the Cavalry

By: Special Guest    4/22/2015

"Fraud" and "breach" are two words that no merchant wants to hear in relation to their business. Confusing fraud for a breach-or assuming they are the…

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Twitter Takes on Direct Messaging

By: Dominick Sorrentino    4/22/2015

There are some things that cannot be said in 140 or fewer characters. For this reason, Twitter offers a direct messaging option that allows users to c…

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The Future According to Microsoft: Universal Communications

By: Erik Linask    4/21/2015

The world is changing. Business used to be straightforward - you create or produce something, then you market and sell it. There was always some level…

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Google's New Changes Promote Sites Working Well with Mobile

By: Steve Anderson    4/21/2015

For many website operators out there, the phrase "Google algorithm changes" is the kind of thing that leaves a cold chill in the pit of the stomach. I…

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Applying Marketing Tactics to Fraud Detection

By: Special Guest    4/21/2015

Forty-two percent of merchants who support online channels are reporting an increase in fraud, which costs them $2.69 in fees per dollar of fraud. Lar…

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Augmented Reality Hits the Road: Jaguar vs. Mini

By: Rob Enderle    4/20/2015

Earlier this year Jaguar announced they were working on an augmented reality system for their cars, and last Sunday BMW's Mini organization-using Qual…

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FM Radio in Norway Gone After 2016

By: Steve Anderson    4/20/2015

If the headline sounds shocking, it's likely because FM radio has been a technological staple for decades. We turn to it for news, weather reports, an…

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Verizon FiOS Makes the First Real Move Toward A La Carte

By: Tara Seals    4/20/2015

The move to a la carte television-where customers choose what networks to have in their subscription packages-has been a hot topic for a couple of yea…

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Drunk on Authenticity

By: Special Guest    4/20/2015

Millennials are drinking. That in and of itself might come as a shock to those of us a bit more long in the tooth. While the older end of generation X…

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Sprinting Toward Productivity with WPaaS

By: Erik Linask    4/20/2015

The workplace is changing before our eyes. It is no longer about a physical environment. Getting up and going to work in the morning no longer means p…

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Relationship, Retention, and Revenue in the Fitness Industry

By: Special Guest    4/17/2015

The first time I ran a marathon I was unprepared. I was 23, had a full-time job, and didn't want to give up my social life on weekends to recover from…

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March Madness: The All-Important 'Missing' Stat

By: Bob Wallace    4/17/2015

March Madness 2015 was a success in terms of many metrics including ratings, ad revenue, audience size and live stream volume - all of which should co…

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European Union Files Antitrust Suit Against Google

By: Joe Rizzo    4/16/2015

After years of investigation and three attempted settlements, Google is facing formal antitrust charges. The EU's former competition commissioner, Joa…

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Nokia Acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent is Confirmed

By: Peter Bernstein    4/15/2015

It turns out that the characterization of talks between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent yesterday as being "advanced" and "critical" were true. The two telec…

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Enterprise Security Trends that Will Rule 2015

By: Special Guest    4/15/2015

From 3D printers that can replicate the intricate details of the human heart to wearable technology that tracks everything from blood pressure to inco…

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Project Fi and Nova: Google's Secret Plan to Take out the iPhone and Dominate Cell Phones

By: Rob Enderle    4/15/2015

I ran into an interesting piece over on the somewhat obscure site "Android Police" this week by Cody Toombs. It looks at a secret Google program calle…

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Just How Important Are Customer Experiences?

By: Special Guest    4/15/2015

In 2015, mature markets like North America and Western Europe saw Internet penetration exceed 80 percent (with the United States nearing 90 percent). …

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Is Nokia the Endgame of the Alcatel-Lucent Shift Plan?

By: Peter Bernstein    4/14/2015

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) and Nokia have confirmed that they are in discussions for the Finnish company to buy its French rival. And, while valuation of Al…

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Facing Digital Cannibalism, Operators Can Consider Mobile-TV Ad Approaches

By: Tara Seals    4/14/2015

While digital consumption of TV content continues to grow, advertising is following suit. Analyst group Forrester predicts that digital spending will …

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Sprint Unveils Plans for Home Delivery of Cellphones

By: Dominick Sorrentino    4/13/2015

Following the implementation of its "Cut Your Bill in Half Event!"-which started earlier this year and featured commercials of wireless customers usin…

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Ransomware Strikes Lincoln County Sheriff's Office; Sheriffs Pay Up

By: Steve Anderson    4/13/2015

It was only a week ago we found out that, when confronted with cybercrime, around 30 percent of victims would negotiate with attackers, offering payme…

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How to Recover When Hackers Invade Your Email

By: Special Guest    4/13/2015

Hacking is everywhere in the news these days, and for good reason: it is more prevalent and damaging than ever before. Just ask Anthem, the United Sta…

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Microsoft Expands Container Support with Stripped-Down Server OS

By: Joe Rizzo    4/10/2015

As technology evolves and continues to move forward all the supporting pieces need to do the same or they will fall by the wayside. Microsoft is one c…

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6 New Tech Startups Making A Splash

By: Drew Hendricks    4/10/2015

In a world where thousands of businesses are started every year, only a few actually make it big. There are plenty of success stories, especially in t…

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GrubMarket: Farm(ers Markets) to Table

By: Drew Hendricks    4/10/2015

Forget "urban farms"-that's low-tech compared to the likes of GrubMarket, which delivers all the goods of a farmers market directly to your doorstep. …

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The Collaboration Gap

By: Special Guest    4/10/2015

Perfect collaboration. Microsoft should do it; they claim they do. But the March 2014 issue of PCWorld magazine got it right: Neither Microsoft nor an…

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Wheelings & Dealings: LinkedIn Will Acquire Lynda.com

By: Joe Rizzo    4/9/2015

Today, April 9, 2015, LinkedIn announced that it was entering into an agreement to acquire lynda.com. This is a privately held online education compan…

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OTT and Broadcast: A Cord-Cutting Dilemma

By: Tara Seals    4/9/2015

Over-the-top (OTT) operators are proliferating-and offering consumers an ever-greater opportunity to cut the cord, i.e., to ditch their pay-TV subscri…

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Living, Learning, Working and Playing in the Digital Age

By: Special Guest    4/9/2015

We live in a Digital Age. Access to the Internet is now seen by most governments as a basic right for citizens, just like education. In 2009, France w…

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Feeling Depressed? Get Rid of Your Facebook

By: Stefania Viscusi    4/8/2015

Depression is a serious illness that affects many and includes consistent feelings of sadness and even a loss of interest in the things that once brou…

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Facebook's 'Businesses on Messenger' Announcement : Is it Great for Business?

By: Special Guest    4/8/2015

Facebook recently announced that it will soon enable businesses to communicate with customers using its "Businesses on Messenger" service. This will a…

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Brooklyn Woman Uses Facebook to Serve Divorce Papers

By: Joe Rizzo    4/7/2015

While the circumstances are somewhat unique, a Manhattan Supreme Court Justice, Matthew Cooper, has granted permission to a woman to file divorce pape…

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HBO Now Premieres on Several Platforms

By: Steve Anderson    4/7/2015

For years, the only way to get HBO programming was to pay ridiculous amounts of money every month for not only access to HBO, but also access to the s…

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Google Ventures Joins In $12 Million Funding Round For CoreOS

By: Steve Anderson    4/7/2015

Web applications are becoming an ever-larger part of the Internet. But Google Ventures has just put down a pretty substantial bet-part of a $12 millio…

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Google May Soon Offer Its Own International Calls and Data Plans

By: Joe Rizzo    4/7/2015

People who travel outside the U.S. often see their mobile phone bills take a huge jump. This is because most carriers have arrangements with local car…

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Dell Venue 8 7000 Tablet: More Magical Than an iPad

By: Rob Enderle    4/7/2015

I got the Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet in last Thursday and have been using it along with the 11" Kindle I typically carry. The Kindle is the new HDX vers…

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Surface May Spell the End for Mac OS

By: Rob Enderle    4/6/2015

Surface Pro 3 and the latest iPad Air have been out for a while and they have recently been supplemented with the new MacBook and Surface 3. In lookin…

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Federal Agencies Coming Around to Digital Tools' Value, But Doubts Remain

By: Steve Anderson    4/6/2015

It's been a little over two years since the White House announced a new kind of plan to bring more digital tools into normal government operations in …

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Forget Mobile. Experience-Ready is The New Standard for Doing Business

By: Special Guest    4/6/2015

Remember, the experience web relies on contextualization. It can mold content into any format. Choose a platform that allows for easy, hands-off langu…

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OTT Extravaganza: An Explosion of Choice Should Put Cable on Notice

By: Tara Seals    4/2/2015

As more and more mainstream content providers offer over the-top (OTT) streaming options, consumers are mulling in ever-greater numbers the value of c…

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VoteTocracy Chrome Extension Gives Citizens Access to US Congress and Chance to Weigh In

By: Peter Bernstein    4/2/2015

There is an interesting company named VoteTocracy. It bills itself as, "The online citizen voting site for bills in Congress." They have a nice taglin…

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Post 'Clintongate': 3 Ways to Mitigate Shadow IT

By: Special Guest    4/1/2015

What can enterprises learn from 'Clintongate'? The first lesson is that unapproved use of technology within organizations is known as "shadow IT," and…

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