Paul Salzman

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Apple's iPhone 6 Best Selling Smartphone In Japan But Not Available On Apple's Website

BCN is a website in Japan that tracks sales of various consumer devices on a weekly and monthly basis. I have been tracking Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, along with their memory configurations and carriers, on a weekly basis since September 22, the first full week that they were available. For a …

CNN election commentators use Microsoft Surface … to hide iPads

If you tuned in to CNN’s live election coverage Tuesday evening, you may have noticed all the commentators using Surface Pro 3 tablets given to them …

Want an Android phone with Google services? Google now has more say over its software

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The newest Google Android scandal hit the airwaves on Friday. Only it’s not actually a scandal, nor is it really new.<p>The …

The grass is always greener on the other smartphone

I have an iPhone 6 Plus and a fully customized 2014 Moto X sitting on my desk. They’re making me want to cry.<p>The indecision becomes more painful each and every time this happens. I flop between an iPhone and an Android device at least once per year, sometimes more. (Okay, usually more.) On a very …

See Hue later: Philips to spin out its lighting division to focus on connected health

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Philips<p>Dutch conglomerate Philips has voted to split itself into two separate companies: the consumer and medtech …

The Director Of The FBI Is Worried Apple And Google Are Making Life Easier For Criminals

"What concerns me about this is companies marketing something expressly to allow people to place themselves beyond the law," Comey told reporters, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>Comey says it might be time for a national conversation about privacy versus security tradeoffs when it comes to …

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How I Made $10 Million And Completely Blew It

I was running the sort of fund where people gave me money and then I invested it in other funds. The only problem was, I couldn't figure out what funds were total scams and what funds were legit. In retrospect, I think about 9 or 10 of the 12 funds I was invested in were total scams.<p>For instance, …

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What VC legend Peter Thiel thinks of Edward Snowden, net neutrality and bitcoin

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Founders Fund<p>Even in a technology landscape that features Mark Zuckerberg and the founders of Google, venture …

Edward Snowden

How Steve Jobs Inadvertently Helped Create The World Wide Web

He was trying to solve a problem that many others had tried and failed to solve, he explained during a recent an interview at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.<p>Scientists would come to the CERN research center from all over the world, bringing their own computers that used all sorts of operating …

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The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Volvo’s New Child Car Seat Inflates In 40 Seconds

You’re done lugging that thing around.<p>It’s never a good urban parenting moment. You jam the heavy car seat you’ve lugged to the curb into the back of your car, while simultaneously jamming yourself half in, too. Then you twist into a pretzel to secure the seat to the seat belt. And there’s no …

How To Sell Your Company To Google In A Year

Password replacement firm Slicklogin just pulled off the slickest deal of all.<p>Israeli startup Slicklogin thinks passwords are insecure, messy, and time-consuming–and that two-step authentication via SMS text message is too awkward. The answer to the world’s password woes, according to Slicklogin: …

Now that Gigaom is all grown up, it’s time for the next chapter

Advertisement<p>177 Comments<p>Credit: Albert Chau<p>It’s a new year (although it’s well underway) and I’m excited to talk about the new phase at Gigaom. In …

Microsoft's Surface 2: New tablet, same problems

What's the definition of insanity? Trying the same thing several times and expecting a different outcome. While we wouldn't suggest that Microsoft's finest minds are in need of urgent medical care, it does seem as if the company's executives have failed to heed the lessons doled out this summer. …

Jack The Ripper Is A DIY, 3D-Printed DVD Ripper For Fans Of Optical Media

If you like DVDs but also like shelf space, have we got a project for you. Called Jack the Ripper, this Raspberry Pi-powered system takes DVDs from one pile, drops them into a DVD drive for ripping, and then tugs them out and onto another spindle. Ad infinitum.<p>Andy Ayre created the system when he …

Microsoft + Nokia: the marriage of two broken business models

Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s Devices division is the new beginning for both Microsoft and Nokia. But how does it make sense when both Nokia’s …

Kurt Busch's NASCAR "City Chevrolet" Camaro

Kurt Busch did something really cool: He ran the City Chevrolet livery from Days of Thunder in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 on Friday night. It was part of an awareness campaign for the Armed Forces Foundation. He finished 4th.