The announcement has caused Bitcoin prices to surge back to $1,000 on the Mt. Gox exchange. Zynga made the announcement exclusively on reddit. Bitpay, one of the largest Bitcoin payment processing firms,
The most salient aspect of technology is its power to disrupt. The important innovations are the ones that change our world so profoundly that the previous order becomes not only untenable, but unthinkable.
Himanshu Sareen is CEO of Icreon Tech, a global software development firm. 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
It's that time of year again... the season for predicting what's coming in the year ahead. Last year, I came up six tech developments for start-ups to watch in 2013. Some were just rumors at the time,
Last week Vala Afshar wrote a thoughtful and comprehensive list of the 100 Must Follow on Twitter in 2014. These 100 Twitter accounts, he wrote, will educate you on the very latest and best business, and
Saxo Bank publishes its list of 10 "outrageous predictions" of market and political events in 2014 A cash-grab by eurocrats on any savings above €100,000 as panicking Brussels officials try to fight off
If you haven't heard of Rakuten, you should change that. It's a big e-commerce company in Japan with global ambitions. It describes itself as "the world's third largest e-commerce marketplace," presumably
This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here. One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others.
At the start of December, Bitcoin topped out at over $1,200 as e-currency evangelists trumpeted the endless possibilities to be unleashed, comparing it to the breakthroughs not achieved since the start
The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014 Lasers Unleash A Flood Of Space Data In January 2013, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter received a historic transmission: an image
Boom, bubble, crash. That is one of the natural cycles of markets. Whenever there is a virtuous circle of capital growth there is likely to be an acceleration of the process. The process is similar to
Alex Gorbansky is CEO and founder of Docurated. I’ve been involved in the enterprise storage industry since 2000, first as a buyer/end-user at Loudcloud, then as a vendor at EMC, and finally as an independent
In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle
If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market. And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider here
Obviously, the most interesting events of 2014 can't be predicted. They will be left turns that no one expected. In 2013, it was things like Edward Snowden, the contract system admin who leaked secret
ARIES (March 21 – April 20) Family issues are under excellent stars throughout 2014, but when Jupiter is at odds with power planet Pluto in January, you will need to make sure no one gets too big for boots.
Despite the enticing pitches —"We're clearing out!" "Our biggest sale of the year!" "Didn't get what you want? We can fix that!"— experts say sales aren't yet at their best for many items. Waiting until
ReadWritePredict is a look ahead at the technology trends and companies that will shape the coming year. The Internet of Things was all the rage in 2013, so it should be even bigger in 2014, right? If
The biggest thing that I noticed in 2013 was the amount of energy in small hardware startups. Even without a really robust infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT), the same kinds of developers
The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights. While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are
These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers. Feast your eyes on 2014's most unmissable