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Wearable tech revenue to hit $19B by 2018

The wearable technology market is set to expand rapidly in the next several years, according to new data from Juniper Research.<p>The research firm on Tuesday forecast that worldwide spending on wearable technology will hit $1.4 billion this year. By 2018, that figure will hit $19 billion. The …

Putting the HER in Hero: why we need more tech superwomen

How many 12-year-olds do you know who have any idea about their future? When I asked Lila, my niece, what she wanted to be when she grew up she confirmed that she was absolutely, definitely going to be a singer-songwriter.<p>Unrealistic, you might say, but I wasn't much different when I was a …

Are Automobiles Becoming Our Newest Tech Toys?

Who would you rather have build your self-driving car: General Motors or Google? The answer for many of us, according to a recent study, is Google. Self-driving cars are the next big challenge for automakers, but the challenge may not be in the designs. It may be in public perception. As the …

IBM CEO: My Five Favorite Ways To Predict The Future Of The Tech Industry

As the ninth CEO of IBM that's the thing that keeps Rometty up at night, she told attendees of the Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit on Wednesday, in Washington, D.C.<p>The answer: IBM is willing to change "everything we do" and to invest in the new technologies that will usher in "a new era of …

Tech Industry

Industry To Watch In 2014: Healthcare Tech

Healthcare is miles behind the curve when it comes to technological innovation, an industry that historically has not been easy to innovate for. This month’s implementation of Obamacare, however, is just one of several macro trends in the space that could well create “the perfect storm” for …

The Future of Wearable Tech: What You Need to Know

At the 2013 DEMO conference, a panel of experts discussed the latest in wearable tech.<p>What does the future of wearable tech look like?<p>At the 2013 DEMO conference in Santa Clara, California, an expert panel, which included Fitbit CEO James Park and Kleiner Perkins partner Megan Quinn, tried to …

Wearable Tech

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning In Tech

TGIF! Here are ten bits of tech news circling the Internet this morning.<p><b>Google reported its third quarter earnings yesterday and beat Wall Street expectations.</b> It reported $14.98 billion gross revenue and the stock soared after hours.• <b><br>Larry Page said the earnings call might his last for a while.</b> He …

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Get Moving As The Nike+ Fuelband SE Is Unveiled

Nike has announced its latest fitness-oriented wristband, the Nike+ Fuelband SE. The second-generation wearable looks a lot like the previous …

The Nike+ Move App Will Launch On Nov. 6

Nike has been busy lately. Along with introducing the FuelBand SE fitness tracker, the company is also expanding its app arsenal. First up, the …

Send Money To Your Friends Via Email With Square Cash

Square has recently launched a brand new service that may become a strong PayPal competitor. Square Cash allows you to send real money to people over …

Consumer Reports Rates Motorola's Droid Higher Than Apple's New iPhones

Consumer Reports is out with their ratings for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. This year the organization has given the latest devices high marks.. …

Top iPhone apps gone free

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