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Watch Amazon's entire Fire Phone reveal here

Amazon's had press events where it's unveiled numerous things, but today the focus was on just one product: its new Fire Phone. Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos spent the majority of the company's nearly hour-and-a-half-long event going over the new device, which ships next month exclusively on …

The internet of things isn’t about things. It’s about cheap data.

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>The value that comes from connecting your thermostat to the internet isn’t …

Internet of Things

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Blu, Prestigio and Yezz: Who are these companies designing Windows Phones?

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Microsoft VP Nick Parker presented a bunch of new Windows Phones from “trusted Microsoft partners” such as Blu, Prestigo, Yezz …

Watch Out For Saas Startups in Asia

<i>Pieter Walraven is the co-founder of Pie, a Singapore-based SaaS startup.</i><p>As an Asia-based SaaS business founder, I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked: “Why did you base your startup in Asia, and not the US?”<p>It’s an appropriate question. For a SaaS business, there’s the usual list of …

Zagg Invisible Shield Glass: Perhaps the best investment for a new iPhone

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>I’m such a bad iPhone(s aapl) owner. I generally take good care of my handsets, mainly because I sell them to upgrade from …

Tech Trends

Leap Motion grows up with applications in augmented reality and physical therapy

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Leap Motion<p>When the Leap Motion controller came out last summer, my colleague Stacey Higginbotham was somewhat …

Augmented Reality

Aiming for secure big data, ADVA puts line-side encryption into its 100G networking gear

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>ADVA Optical Networking, based in southern Germany, has released a new 100G technology for metro network deployments — …

Hadoop looks more promising than ever after Intel’s big Cloudera deal

Hadoop’s software for storing, cleaning up, and analyzing lots of different kinds of data may not cost you much, but that doesn’t mean it’s second-rate.<p>It’s becoming more and more pervasive in IT stacks at financial services companies, health care providers, retailers, device manufacturers, and …

11-inch MacBook Air review: living with Apple's smallest laptop

<i>Note: be sure to read our 13-inch MacBook Air review for lots more on Apple's latest laptops.</i><p>When my parents bought me my first laptop, I fought tooth and nail to spend the extra money and get a bigger model. The 15-inch Dell Inspiron E1505 I cajoled them into purchasing was backpack-fillingly …

Next Silicon Valley? Berlin's battle to be a tech hub

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Silicon Valley

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

Privatext launches for Android, promises ultra-secure messages

In the wake of Snapchat’s security concerns related to the partial leak of 4.6 million user phone numbers, we imagine there are a number of folks that now consider themselves former-Snapchat fans, with no plans to go back to using the service.<p>To Snapchat’s credit, they have since released an app …

Apps

Leap Motion: Control your PC through air gestures

NEW YORK -- You're not about to replace your mouse, track pad, keyboard or even touch-screen as the chief ways to control your computer. But then you start using the new Leap Motion Controller and — at least in some circumstances — you can imagine relegating those other devices to the bench.<p>Using …

Investors still waiting for Apple's next big device

Apple will report third-quarter earnings after the markets close Tuesday, as investors anxiously await the next major product announcement from the home of the iPad and iPhone.<p>Wall Street has not been kind to Apple shares since they reached an all-time high of $702 last September. Since then, the …