Emily Johnson

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Why are Apple’s margins shrinking? It’s all about the iPhone

One big reason Apple’s share prices have crashed over the past few months has been the perception that the company’s period of remarkable growth has …

Big Data’s Usability Problem

Sen. Lindsay Graham just told Fox News that the reason the FBI never realized that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev went to Russia …

Qualcomm’s decidedly different plan to connect your devices to the internet of things

Qualcomm, the chip company that made its fortune in mobile connectivity had big visions beyond its CDMA and cellular radio heritage. It has …

Data centers are getting more sophisticated, so why aren’t our metrics keeping up?

The word is out. Legislators in Iowa say Facebook (s fb) is the company behind what could be a $1.5 billion data center project in Altoona, Iowa, …

Adweek

3 Reasons A Startup Is Still The Best Place To Work

Tech giants like Facebook and Microsoft continue to offer endless perks (like free dry cleaning and an organic spa, respectively) in an attempt to attract top talent, I believe new startups’ innate “perks” — like culture, ownership and visibility — provide the biggest benefits to prospective hires. …

Brad Keywell: It’s Not a Product, It’s an Experience

GUEST MENTOR, Brad Keywell, co-founder of Lightbank and Groupon: Bottled water costs between 240 and 10,000 times more than tap water -- but bottled water isn’t necessarily cleaner than what comes from the tap. In fact, tap water has higher federal standards than its bottled sibling. So why do we …

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Amazon: The Quietest Big Ad Business In Tech Would Like Your Brand Ads, Too

Who's got the quietest big ad business in tech? It's probably Amazon, which started modestly six years ago placing product ads on its own sites.<p>"They …

Verizon: Video accounts for 50% of mobile network traffic, and it’s only growing

An interesting tidbit came out of Verizon(s vz) CEO Lowell McAdam’s speech at the National Association of Broadcasters conference on Tuesday: Half of …

Dear Developers: Play by the Platform Rules, or Expect a Smackdown

The first rule of building on top of another company’s platform: Make sure you play by the rules.<p>The latest case in point: Ribbon, a Twitter-based …

The Death of Enterprise Technologies Is Greatly Exaggerated

Image copyright Maksym Darakchi<p>In Silicon Valley, and high technology in general, there’s a common narrative about how the new disrupts the old, and …