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Announcing a First of a Kind Technology Combining IBM’s Watson IoT Cognitive Computing and Cisco’s Edge Analytics

It is an exciting day for Cisco and IBM; as it marks the next step in our long-term strategic relationship. I’ve blogged recently about the importance of industry collaboration. Within the vast world of technology, there isn’t one vendor who can address all challenges with a single product. This is …

Australians, brace yourselves for a technology tsunami

Digital culture shock is currently reverberating around the world. We’re in the midst of an unprecedented digital revolution, and technology is …

DEUTSCHE BANK CEO: 'Every discussion we now have is about technology'

Cryan, who became CEO of the German bank last July, appeared on a panel of business executives at the DocuSign Momentum conference in London to discuss how the digital revolution is transforming business. DocuSign is a Silicon Valley digital signature and online document management company that …

Deutsche Bank

Singapore, A Global Hub For Technology & Innovation

With a startup ecosystem ranked in the top 10, what are the factors driving Singapore as an innovation and technology center and what’s in store moving forward? <i>Forbes</i> editor Randall Lane spoke to Dr. Janil Puthucheary, Singapore’s Minister of State for the Ministry of Communications and Information …

Why We Need To Temper Our Technology Expectations

It is not uncommon to see media publications today and feel like we are living in the futuristic world of the Jetsons. You may think that 2016 is the year of bots and the year of automation. While we do have plenty of new, amazing technology we also need to be more realistic with our expectations. …

Whole industries will be wiped out by new technology, warns Bank of England's Mark Carney

Many of the jobs and industries we are now familiar with “will be gone tomorrow”, Mark Carney, the Bank of England Governor, has warned.<p>The rising speed of technological change threatens to make it difficult to choose a career, and for young people to plan their lives, he said on Tuesday.<p>During a …

How to Build Incredible, Game-Changing Technology Fast (and Right)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When the live streaming service Rdio burst onto the scene in 2010, it seemed to have everything going for it: a pedigree from the founder of Skype, an early entry to market and $117.5 million from investors. But, by late 2015, Rdio was …

Entrepreneurship

Wellness Wasteland: Technology Isn't Where We Need It Most

When the average person walks into a hospital, they are surrounded by arguably the densest concentration of technology that they will ever encounter. The doctor’s arsenal of sensors, tools, software and data can be brought to bear against a host of diseases and ailments. The modern hospital is the …

Will Today’s Kids Be Stumped by the Technology of the Future?

Children who grew up in a time of rapid innovation may be better equipped to learn how to use new devices later in life—or they might be as resistant to new tech as many seniors are today.<p>If it sticks to its current cycle, Apple will proudly release iPhone 24 in the year 2050. An executive in …

Middle Age

The social side of autonomous cars and technological disruption

Brooks Rainwater Contributor<p>Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Do cities still want a sharing economy?<br>• As tech startups surge in cities, inclusive economic growth must be a priority<p>In …

Every Company Is a Technology Company

You probably don’t think of Henry Schein as a technology company. In fact, you probably don’t think of Henry Schein at all. At No. 268 on the …

Larry Page, Making A Car Fly Is The Easy Part. The World's Not Ready For It.

If you’re an American, over the age of 40 and male, you probably dreamed growing up that one day you would fly to work in your own space car, just like George Jetson.<p>Google co-founder Larry Page, age 43, fits that description. Only as a computer scientist/billionaire worth around $30 billion, he …

Flying Car

6 Technologies Transforming the Manufacturing Industry in 2016

Image Source<p>Once perceived as strictly a blue-collar industry, the manufacturing industry today is now a hub for exciting new technology and innovation and never has there been more exciting technology transforming the manufacturing than there is in 2016.<p>The implementation of advanced technologies …

Manufacturing

IoT Best Practices & IoT Technology Research for Large & Small Business

The Ultimate Internet of Things Research Bundle<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to revolutionize and change the way all businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the physical world. This level of disruption will have a significant impact on the world we’ve come to know and …

Internet of Things

10 Ways Sales Teams Can Use Technology

If your sales team isn’t taking advantage of the latest technology, they should be. From tools to automate follow ups to conversational bots to educate website visitors, technology is changing the sales game.<p>Below, 10 members of Forbes Technology Council offer their best tips on ways a sales team …

WATCH: Is technology improving your health? Doctors and policymakers examine an evolving health-care system.

By Washington Post Live<p>On June 14 at The Washington Post, lawmakers and health care professionals discussed an emerging health-care model that considers the value of care. They also debated the merits and dangers of health data for patients, industry and regulation.<p><b>Here are some …

Health Care

The Technology Behind ESPN’S Digital Transformation

How a company that’s synonymous with TV sports is retooling itself for the age of sports on phones, tablets, streaming boxes, and more.<p>ESPN CTO Aaron LaBerge is taking me on a tour of the company’s newest, state-of-the-art production center at its headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, just over 100 …

Five Emerging Technologies in Science That Will Shape our Lives in the Coming Years

Credit<p>Most of us don't think we are living in a futuristic utopia. But if you look around at many of the exciting advancements in technology, you will see that life is starting to look more and more like science fiction every day.<p>Cool new technologies are emerging constantly in the science world. …

Emerging Technology

Google Steps Up Its Business Technology Game

Google is taking another step towards its goal to be a bigger player in business technology.<p>The search giant said on Monday that it would introduce …

Nokia signs €1.36b cloud, network technology deal with China Mobile

Nokia will provide China Mobile with cloud and telecommunications technology services under a new €1.36 billion deal for 2016.<p>Nokia and China Mobile …

Alcatel-Lucent

What Happens If Society Is Too Slow to Absorb Technological Change?

<b>Exponential Finance</b> <i>celebrates the incredible opportunity at the intersection of technology and finance.</i><p>It’s tempting to dub 2016 the “Year of …