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Let's Breakdown How Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud Storage Work

According to a Forrester research report, corporate spending on cloud software, services, and resources is expected to reach $191 billion by 2020. …

Apple Watch may open cars, says CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook says he wants the Apple Watch to replace your key fob. Also, we dive into the core problem of #TheDress debate and bid farewell to Leonard Nimoy.

Apple Watch

Clever hack lets CarPlay run on an iPhone 6

The first vehicles to support Apple’s CarPlay infotainment system are just starting to appear on the market, but a clever hack from developer Adam Bell means you may be able to get your hands on it sooner than most — and without the need for a compatible in-car infotainment system.<p>Despite not quite …

IBM’s Emerging Market Strategy Has 3 Pillars

Global companies can gain competitive advantage in fast-growing frontier markets by addressing those country’s big social challenges – described previously in HBR as “playing development to win.” One example is IBM.<p>CEO Ginni Rometty and I recently spoke about the company’s global strategy and how …

Pillow Tweets

@MertAlas & @MacPiggott gather a few (insta) celebrity friends and their legions of followers for some serious social networking.

Is Apple’s CloudKit open and flexible enough for the enterprise?

At this year’s WWDC, Apple made a big announcement: the introduction of its new CloudKit developer framework. The word “new” might be misleading — this isn’t Apple’s first foray into cloud application programming interfaces (APIs). The API set for iCloud was previously available to developers, …

Review: Anker TC930 Ultra-Thin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air

The Anker TC930 Ultra-Thin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air is very similar in style to the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover. It's not exactly a knockoff, but it's close: black plastic keys and tray, metal back, and magnetic attachments. The Anker keyboard one ups the Logitech keyboard with a pop-up …

IPad Air

Paul Maritz says the internet of things has convinced even giants like GE they need to radically shift direction

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz / Jakub Mosur<p>Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz says the potential opportunities — and competitive …

Auto dealers fire back at Tesla CEO: 'This Musk guy, he wants all the profits for himself'

The war of words heats up between the tech billionaire and defiant local salesmen<p>Last week, New Jersey announced that it would begin enforcing a ban on the direct sale of automobiles by manufacturers, a change that will cripple electric-vehicle maker Tesla’s business in that state. The company’s …

Google CEO Larry Page Spoke At TED, And Everyone Freaked Out Over His Ideas

We didn't see a stream of his talk, but judging by Twitter, it was a doozy.<p>Page talked about the NSA, the future of transportation, curing disease, and why companies fail, to name a few topics.<p>"The main thing that has caused companies to fail, in my view, is that they missed the future," Page …

Google

Humin Offers a More Human Way to Manage your Contacts

The contacts app that ships with iOS is a pretty straightforward affair that doesn’t offer much more than the handwritten address books we used to keep next to our landline phones. Humin is a new app that will be launching in beta this week that aims to be a smarter way for iPhone users to manage …

Koru: Apple smartwatch next Christmas and other wearable trends for 2014

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>There are far more smartwatches to put under a Christmas tree this year than last although none of them are from Apple(s …

Apple’s sapphire deal to increase manufacturer’s revenue from sapphire by approximately 20x current levels

Earlier this week, Apple announced a deal with GT Advanced Technologies to increase production of sapphire for use it’s in products. This production will take place in Apple’s new Arizona facility. Via AllThingsD, as part of an earnings call on Monday, GT shed some light on just how big this deal …

Raising $20M, Project Frog Ramps Up Production On Its Energy Efficient Buildings

After raising $22 million in 2011, the cleantech building developer Project Frog has now raised $20 million in Series D financing from CCM US LLC and McNally Capital, along with other members of the Cleantech Syndicate.<p>Like an IKEA for energy-efficient buildings, Project Frog develops building …

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

It isn't exactly Superman-like X-ray vision, but cheap, low-power Wi-Fi technology is gaining more attention as a remote sensing tool.<p>Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>…

Wi-Fi

As Big Data Explodes, Are You Ready For Yottabytes?

The inescapable truth about big data, the thing you must plan for, is that it just keeps getting bigger. As transactions, electronic records, and images flow in by the millions, terabytes grow into petabytes, which swell into exabytes. Next come zettabytes and, beyond those, yottabytes.<p>A yottabyte …

Elon Musk plans Tesla battery-swapping tech demo for June 20

Electric-car company Tesla is planing to hold a demonstration of its battery-swapping technology, which should enable its vehicles to travel nonstop on long road trips.<p>One thing holding many people back from buying a Tesla Model S is the fear of running out of power before the vehicle can make it …

ELON MUSK: The 'Hyperloop' Would Be 10 Times Cheaper Than High-Speed Rail

Musk did not elaborate on an earlier description of the Hyperloop as a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table," but said it would be far faster and less expensive per mile than California's $69 billion, 520-mile project.<p>Musk said that once it's in place, that railway, …

High-speed Rail

Why Yahoo Doesn’t Think Tumblr Has a Porn Problem

If you write about Tumblr as a business, you are required to note that Tumblr has a lot of porn.<p>How much porn? You’ll have to make something up, …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche recasts this whole hybrid business in a most amazing way.<p>Funnyman Louis C.K. does a widely known bit summed up by a phrase uttered early in the performance: “Everything is amazing and nobody’s happy.” (Go ahead and Google it now, but promise you’ll come back to us. Beware the YouTube …

Facelifts

Data center space in parts of New Jersey is 4 times the cost of space in Manhattan

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Companies want to pay $600 or more per square foot to locate their gear close to high-priority data centers in New Jersey that …

Taiwan's abandoned resort town and the future that never was

San Zhi is a futuristic resort town that never was. As <i>Design You Trust</i> reports, construction on the Taiwan site began in 1978, but was abandoned just two years later, after a series of fatal accidents. Today, all that remains are colorful, pod-shaped homes, scattered across the overgrown coastline. …

GM Channels Google, Facebook and eBay With New High-Tech Data Center

General Motors today unveiled a state-of-the-art $130-million enterprise data center at its Technical Center in Warren, Mich., and said it will open a second, mirrored site at its Milford, Mich., vehicle proving grounds — part of a sweeping overhaul of its global IT operations.<p>For nearly three …

Harvard and MIT try to build a higher education in the cloud

Harvard and MIT are among a group of universities planning to spend tens of millions of dollars on "massively open online courses (MOOCs)," a new type of higher education teaching that can include thousands of students in a single lecture. The two institutions have already launched an online …

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Gmail now lets you add calendar events straight from your email

Google has just added a long-overdue feature to Gmail — now, users can add a calendar event to their Google Calendar by clicking on dates and times in email messages. Gmail will even attempt to come up with a proper name for the event, though you can swap it out if you please. It also shows you a …

Expensify now lets companies reimburse international employees in Bitcoin

Businesses using Expensify will soon be able to reimburse international employees in Bitcoin. The expense report company today rolled out support for the virtual currency, lending yet more momentum to the decentralized form of payment. Speaking to <i>The Next Web</i>, Expensify CEO David Barrett said that …

The Building Is the New Server

Image copyright Oleksiy Mark<p>The personal computer is dead. As quickly as we moved from the desktop to the laptop, we are moving to the tablet — never …