Melodi Reich

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3D Printing Will Explode in 2014 When Key Patents Expire

Here's what's holding back 3D printing, the technology that's supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In …

Scanadu Wraps Up Big Indiegogo Campaign, Raising $1.66 Million for Medical “Tricorder”

Health startup Scanadu has wrapped up one of the most successful Indiegogo efforts to date, raising $1.66 million in orders to test its iPhone-linked …

Women in Large and Small Firms: Does it Make a Difference?

Last Thursday, July 18th, was the second annual <i>NationalJournal event</i>, Women 2020, an event targeted as celebrating progress on how women are changing the world. They had a great turnout with an audience of about 650 people. I was invited as a panelist for the session on “The Female Economy: They …

Oracle Linux Keeps Expanding With New Customers, Partners, And The Cloud

It can be eye-opening to step back and take the long view on our rapidly-changing technology industry. Will the products you’re deploying today still be around in 20 years? Few have that kind of staying power.<p>Linux is one of them. Oracle last week shared a series of Oracle Linux advances that …

5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

5 Exciting Tech Companies You've Probably Never Heard Of

One of the most interesting aspects of digital technology is its ability to disrupt. These days, scale is no match for innovation and speed.<p>Still, the new technologies that we usually hear about are from tech giants like Apple and Amazon, Facebook and Google, Microsoft, IBM and the like. On any …

Shopkick Adds In-App Purchases To Help Retailers Fight Amazon: ‘We Are The Anti-Amazon Coalition’

Shopkick, the iOS and Android app that lets users search for products, find out where they are sold, and then automatically get checked in at retail locations for discounts to buy them in stores, is making another move today that widens its remit beyond simply driving more bricks-and-mortar …

Cisco Pays $2.7 Billion for Security Player Sourcefire

Networking giant Cisco Systems said today that it will pay $2.7 billion for Sourcefire, a security equipment company based in Columbia, Md. The deal …