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Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often, innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here’s why.<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

Business Strategy

Beyond Fitbit: 'Neural dust' puts invisible cyborg tech deep inside you

New, tiny sensors could create superpowerful fitness trackers, move prosthetics forward and lead to treatments for conditions like epilepsy.<p>Monitoring your heart rate and VO2 max (maximum oxygen volume) with the latest fitness tracker is nifty, but researchers are developing new, tiny tech to keep …

The 9 Biggest Myths About Creativity You Should Never Believe

Here are nine things you were told about innovation and creativity. None of them are true--here's what the reality is.<p>The following beliefs are held firmly throughout corporate America, and I hear them all the time. They simply make sense to people, but they are not true. Here is why.<p>1. Innovation …

Innovation

Craig Wright: scepticism surrounds bitcoin inventor's identification

Despite assertion by an Australian entrepreneur that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, critics demand technical proof<p>For years the identity of the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of bitcoin, the world’s leading digital currency, has eluded even the best cryptographers.<p>So when Craig Wright, an …

This Wearable Patch Uses Sweat To Monitor Blood Glucose Levels

And can automatically deliver medication with microneedles<p>People with diabetes prick their fingers multiple times a day to check their blood glucose levels, and dose themselves daily with injections of insulin. This monitoring is crucial, as rises in sugar levels in the blood can, over time, …

Robot CEO: Your next boss could run on code

A report shown at the 2016 World Economic Forum in January says millions of jobs will be lost to robots in the next few years. When thinking about who is most vulnerable, factory workers, drivers, and pilots come to mind. Surely the jobs requiring a human touch, such as artists, entertainers, and …

U.S. Census

Is Digital Technology Making Us Any Better Off? One Prominent Economist Says No And He May Be Right

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to Apple, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” The ploy worked and Sculley became the first major CEO of a conventional …

Innovation

Plaster Your Walls with Exotic Cosmic Travel Destinations Thanks to NASA

Want to get away— like, <i>really</i> away? Now you can dream of cosmic vacations, thanks to NASA's vintage-inspired travel posters, available to download …

Internet of Things (IoT) Predictions

For the third year in a row, the Internet of Things has dominated CES. More than 900 companies out of 3,800 at the show said they had Internet of …

Internet of Things

Microsoft will let anyone use the cloud technology behind the Xbox

Responding to a question on Twitter, Spencer said that "Azure services are available to any game, even other platform's exclusives." He continued that Microsoft "wouldn't keep [a developer] from using [it]."<p>Azure is a cloud-based platform that allows developers to build, develop, and deploy …

Satya Nadella

Worst passwords of 2015: Star Wars references sneak onto list

Enough with "123456" already! SplashData's annual list of the worst passwords in use includes some old favorites and some new sci-fi-inspired phrases.<p>As much as I hate it when a website tells me my password needs to include 25 non-repeating letters in both capitals and lowercase, with at least nine …

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

Parenting

The best tech of CES 2016

Best of<br>CES<br>2016<p>Best of<br>CES<br>2016<p>CES is the tech world's big coming-out party for the New Year — a supersize circus of gadgetry that both follows major …

5 things we learned from Tim Cook's 60 Minutes fluff piece

Apple has 800 people working on the development of the iPhone's camera alone, Tim Cook has said<p>Speaking in a wide-ranging interview on <i>60 Minutes</i> -- …

The new Hive advert: down with that kind of internet of things

It’s still yet to be explained why a world in which a computer controls your thermostat is great thing<p>Day by day, appliance by appliance, “the internet of things” – that utopian notion that one day all objects, people and data will be interconnected online – quietly works its way into our quotidian …

Top 10 Algorithm books Every Programmer Should Read

Algorithms are language agnostic and any programmer worth their salt should be able to convert them to their language of choice. Unfortunately, I …

Truly Vintage Street Style

A look back at the ladies who ruled the street style scene first.<p>Long before Bill Cunningham hopped on his bicycle or Tommy Ton launched Jak & Jil, photographers captured stylish women in black and white film sporting Dior and Balenciaga on the street. Take a look back at the ladies who ruled the …

Virtual Reality

Dear Well-Meaning (But Ignorant) Parents: This Is What Your Teens Are Really Doing on the Internet

I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I <i>must</i> say something. Folks, stranger …