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Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …

Companies Demonstrate Small UAS for DHS Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has evaluated small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from three manufacturers since launching its …

Avcorp reports profitable year

Components manufacturer Avcorp reported a net profit of $20 million for the fiscal year, following a $27 million award from Cessna to settle a …

From Tap To Zap: Tapulous Co-Founder Shoots For The Moon With ZapTravel, His Semantic Travel Startup

Tapulous, one of the earliest, big mobile games makers for the iPhone, made its splash with Tap Tap Revenge, the first in a series of apps where users tapped on dropping balls in time with music — a formula that proved wildly successful and eventually resulted in the company getting bought by …

Iterations: Calendar Frenzy, Google Now, and Apple’s “Anticipatory Computing” Problem

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>Now that the Mailbox sale to Dropbox is complete, let’s move on to the next native iOS app that everyone wants to replace: The Calendar. Yes, the calendar. Nearly every other conversation I had this …

Denial of Service Prank Crashing iMessage App for Targeted Developers

<i>The Next Web</i> is reporting that a group of iOS developers has been targeted with a series of rapid-fire messages on iMessage, creating a sort of denial-of-service (DoS) attack that crashes the iMessage app.<p>Grant Paul, one of the targeted iOS developers explains how the attack worked:<p>“What’s …

Gigaom | The deal Goodreads should’ve struck (hint: it wasn’t with Amazon)

Advertisement<p>In my dream team, fantasy publishing startup league, I would have had Goodreads buy Readmill. Here are two startups with similarly …

PBS shows how hacking is reclaiming its good name after a bad rap (video)

Hacking is still a loaded concept for many, often conjuring negative images of corporate espionage, fraudsters and prank-minded script kiddies. PBS' <i>Off Book</i> wants to remind us that hacking wasn't always seen this way -- and, thanks to modern developments, is mending its reputation. Its latest …

Raspberry Pi Model A (you know, the $25 one) finally on sale in US

But vendor isn't "offering preorders or backorders on the product at this time."<p>Looks like the Easter Bunny delivered something more delicious than …

What’s Dell’s Bidding Process Really About? (Clue: It’s Not About Fixing Dell)

Earlier this week, Dell revealed in agonizing detail the arduous months-long process leading up to last month’s $24.4 billion offer by CEO Michael …

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America's war on drugs is a charade, and a failure

Today, with very little effort, anyone can land in virtually any city in this country, and within a day or two, procure their drug of choice. Since …

Boat Race 2013: Oxford overpower Cambridge in 159th race

<b>Oxford captured the 159th Boat Race with a length-and-a-third victory over Cambridge on the River Thames.</b><p>Having lost last year's re-started race, the heavier Oxford crew won the toss, chose the southern Surrey station, and built an immediate lead.<p>The Dark Blues completed victory in 17 minutes 27 …

Newspapers, Delivered by Drone?

April Fool's! A province in France, "piloting" a non-piloted system for distributing the news

Gigaom | My Drunk Kitchen sobers up as Hannah Hart gets ready to hit the road

Advertisement<p>I’m in a Burbank studio filled with boxes of T-shirts, because Hannah Hart, the YouTube (s GOOG) star who first rose to fame with her …

Orphaned polar bear cub melts zoo workers’ hearts

A polar bear cub whose mother was unwittingly shot by a hunter is thriving at his new temporary home.<p>The three-to-four-month old orphan has been …

Airlines Qantas and Emirates strike alliance | Reuters.com

Mar. 31 - Qantas and Emirates make a joint-flyover of Sydney to mark a new partnership expected to bolster Australia's struggling national carrier. Rough cut (no reporter narration).<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Qantas Airways and Emirates Airline marked their …

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