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June 29th, 2015 at 8:04 pm

Within a year, Netflix will be watched more than all the major TV networks

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Analysts predict, with Netflix’s popularity soaring around the world, it will have a larger audience than all the major broadcast networks within a year.   Continue Reading »

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June 29th, 2015 at 7:56 pm

The 5 trends that will change how social media is used in 2015

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According to a recent Duke University study, social media spending at companies, currently represents 9% of marketing budgets, and that’s forecast to rise to nearly 25% within five years, but half of marketers interviewed said they couldn’t show what impact social media had on their business – at all.   Continue Reading »

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June 24th, 2015 at 10:15 am

Illegal drugs are easy to order on China’s open online drug market

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Illegal drugs from China are as easy as typing on a keyboard to order. More than 150 Chinese companies sell alpha-PVP, according to  guidechem.com. alpha-PVP is also known as flakka, a dangerous stimulant that is illegal in the United States but not in China, and was blamed for 18 recent deaths in one Florida county.

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June 22nd, 2015 at 2:17 pm

Silicon Valley and Wall Street converging for a new gold rush called Bitcoin

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 What do you think of Bitcoin?  My answer is usually the same:  ”It’s intellectually interesting, but not really practical.”   Continue Reading »

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June 19th, 2015 at 10:27 am

Auto industry trying to solve IoT privacy concerns

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Vehicles are collecting scads of data about the cars, their drivers, their locations, and their driving habits, as they become increasingly dependent upon cloud services and loaded down with code, processors and devices.   Continue Reading »

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June 18th, 2015 at 10:52 pm

Industrial internet of things taking shape

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The industrial Internet of Things (IoT) is the next wave of innovation about to wash over the connected world.   Continue Reading »

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May 13th, 2015 at 9:23 pm

Over 2 million people are still paying for AOL dial-up

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Perhaps you do, but I don’t know anyone who does it.   Continue Reading »

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April 28th, 2015 at 7:42 pm

Cops arrest robot that bought ecstasy with Bitcoins

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Last year a group of Swiss artists thought it would be cool to program a bot to scour the “dark web” and buy $100 worth of random goods each week using a regular Bitcoin allowance.  Items purchased by the robot include a Hungarian passport, a baseball hat that had a hidden camera installed, someone’s entire Lord of the Rings eBook collection, and some ecstasy tablets.   Continue Reading »

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April 23rd, 2015 at 4:50 pm

When the “Things” we buy know more about us than we know about them

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Futurist Thomas Frey:  What if the things you were thinking about buying already knew you were considering a purchase? Much like going on a date, where the person you were dating wanted to look their best for you, what if the product went through a similar process, primping it’s hair and donning an inviting smile to present itself in the best possible light?   Continue Reading »

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March 5th, 2015 at 6:15 pm

What can Bitcoin teach us about education

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The digital currency and network protocol, Bitcoin, has commanded a great deal of attention lately.  Money has poured into Bitcoin related businesses from investors, and many people believe that it will has the same disruptive potential today as the internet did in the mid-1990s.  So what does education have to do with Bitcoin? Continue Reading »

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