Peter Abatan

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Driverless Cars Like Google's Will Be a Boon to Chipmakers

If cars are going to drive themselves, they're going to need a lot of chips.<p>If we’re really headed toward a future where cars routinely drive themselves, then that’s going to be good news for the global semiconductor industry, according to a new report from the research firm IHS.<p>While there are …

Heart rates are cool, but the BSX Insight wearable measures lactate threshold too

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>As a competitive runner, I’m always on the lookout for new wearables that provide insight to my training. BSX Athletics, a …

Nokia teases 'X' as it prepares to launch its Android phone

Nokia is preparing to launch its Android phone, codenamed Normandy, and the company is teasing it heavily today. The low-cost handset is expected to be named Nokia X when the Finnish smartphone maker unveils it next week, and today’s teaser image shows four black arrows all pointing to one location …

Uber Admits To Aggressively Trying To Steal Rival’s Drivers

Key to Uber’s continued success has been reliability, and that means always getting more drivers on the road. The e-hailing startup has used several tactics to achieve this, including its controversial surge-price policy during periods of high demand, preferential car financing rates for qualified …

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics

Meet Xavier Di Petta and Kyle Cameron, ages 17 and 19, whose ability to build a massive audience from nothing may be unparalleled in media today.<p>There is a new ubiquitous media brand on Twitter.<p>No, I'm not talking about Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media or BuzzFeed or The Verge, or any other …

4 reasons why Apple's iBeacon is about to disrupt interaction design

You step inside Walmart and your shopping list is transformed into a personalised map, showing you the deals that'll appeal to you most. You pause in …

These 3 trends will drive enterprise software development in 2014

<i>Himanshu Sareen is CEO of Icreon Tech, a global software development firm.</i><p>It’s hard to believe it, but 2013 is on its last legs. The year has been eventful to say the least in the world of enterprise technology. Businesses of all shapes and sizes, from mid-sized corporations to Fortune 1000 …

Time Warner's First Ever Enterprise CIO's First 100 Days

Bill Krivoshik has been a CIO since the mid-1990s, with stints at such esteemed companies as GE Capital, AIG, Citigroup, Thomson Financial, and Marsh & McLennan. He has been the global chief information officer multiple times over, and has been the first to hold that title at multiple companies to …

Google Has Created A Programming Language That Thumbs Its Nose At Oracle

Ellison thinks Android copies a programming language owned by Oracle called Java.<p>Google is working on the ultimate come-back: It has created a programming language called Golang, or Go, that some people say can replace Java altogether.<p>Java was developed 20 years ago at Sun Microsystems and has …

Sony’s Smartshot QX ‘smart lens’ will have a white and champagne color option, just in case

We’ve previously covered the recent rumors of the 20 Megapixel Sony Wifi ‘smart lens’ which will attach to Android and iOS smartphones and connect to the phone via Wifi. Theoretically, you’ll be able to take much better pictures with the bigger CMOS sensor and Zeiss glass.<p>But is that black lens …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Apple could include LinkedIn for deep iOS 7 integration

So far, Twitter is the only social network to get the full red carpet on iOS 7, but that could change.<p>Even though Twitter has been Apple's pick of social networks to be integrated into iOS 7, it's looking like LinkedIn could also make it to the chosen circle.<p>Developers have found code-based …

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How Google Sets Goals

Goal setting within a startup or company is essential to success. But there are a number of different approaches to attaining these goals both within teams and individually. And what better framework to follow than Google’s strategy around establishing goals.<p>This gem is part of the Google Ventures …

StartX, The Stanford-Affiliated Startup Accelerator, Kicks Off Spring 2013 Demo Day With 10 Company Debuts

StartX, the startup accelerator for companies founded by Stanford students, is just about to kick off Demo Day for its Summer 2013 startup class in Palo Alto this evening.<p>The non-profit StartX program, which was launched in 2010 as SSE Labs, aims to provide Stanford students with entrepreneurial …