Andreas Gertsch

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Motorola Moto X: What can we expect?

In anticipation of its launch later today, how much do we know about the the first smartphone from Google and Motorola, the Moto X?<p>Two years ago when Google announced it had purchased Motorola Mobility, CEO Larry Page promised that the partnership would 'supercharge the entire Android ecosystem' …

Mobile Technology

How hidden data can become an investor’s gold mine

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user popofatticus<p>Social media can help people find out about market-moving information before it makes …

Blab predicts what people will tweet, blog and report on

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Blab screen shot<p>It’s one thing to monitor social statements on Twitter and other social networks as they happen. It’s …

Plumbers in suits

FEW people outside finance have heard of Markit. This week afforded two examples of how the company has worked itself into the fabric of the …

Want to connect your home? Here are 3 devices that will give you the most bang for your buck

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Since I’ve taken on the internet of things beat here at GigaOM I’m trying to test, buy and learn about as many connected …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active review: a top-tier phone in a water-resistant package

After Samsung's latest product push in London, we have nothing short of a Galaxy S 4 franchise on our hands. While the company unveiled its expected Mini version along with a photography-focused variant, it also took a step in the rugged-device direction by announcing the Galaxy S4 Active. With …

Difference Engine: Too hot to handle

THE capitulation came suddenly. On June 7th Southern California Edison, the majority owner of the San Onofre nuclear power station midway between Los …

Why Siemens has had a hard time selling its solar tech

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Solar has been a tough business for both well-funded startups or corporate giants with long histories in the energy business. …

Tilting at windmills - Energy

Special report<p>EnergyTilting at windmills<p>OSTERATH’S 12,000 citizens are angry. Their quiet backwater in the Ruhr, close to Düsseldorf, is the proposed …

The Beauty Of New York City’s Giant New Subway Tunnel

Contemporary construction projects may lack the glamour of old New York’s Gilded Age–like, for example, the original construction of the train lines that eventually became the subway system. But images of some of the work being done right this moment under bustling streets on Manhattan’s East Side …

New York City

Creative Forecast: How Marketing Will Change In 2013

In part one of a two-part series, creative professionals forecast how tech and social changes will impact marketing and how they are going to up their creative game in 2013.<p>Anyone working in or observing the marketing world (and reading Co.Create) can predict a few of the bigger themes and issues …

Creativity

The Trailblazer: Meet The Brit Behind Sundance Channel’s Push Into Scripted Series

With the Jane Campion mini-series Top of the Lake and Rectify, the network’s first wholly owned scripted series, debuting in the coming months, Sundance Channel’s EVP/GM Sarah Barnett is well on her way to making a network once known for indie film a destination for original television …

TV

Adobe Ambushes Pedestrians With Real-Time Photoshopping

And you thought that Oreo’s Super Bowl tweet responded quickly!<p>As part of Adobe’s Creative Days initiative, a fortnight’s worth of expression-heavy events on the company’s behalf, Photoshop artist Erik Johansson performed some real-time retouching of reality. Before a bunch of unsuspecting citizens …

Photo Manipulation

Ai Weiwei Brings 150 Tons Of Rebar To Venice

The artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has erected a 150-ton landscape of steel at the 2013 Venice Biennale.<p>The 2008 Sichuan earthquake profoundly affected the sensibility of the artist Ai Weiwei. The tragedy, in which nearly 5,200 schoolchildren perished, emboldened Ai to not just speak up but to yell …

Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style

A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making.<p>New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by …

Just Because We Have Fossil Fuels, Doesn’t Mean We Can Burn Them

More and more energy companies keep touting the incredible energy reserves we’re building up. Sounds like the future is secure. But if we burn them all, it won’t be.<p>Several international agreements have concluded that we need to cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. …

Fossil Fuels

How Josh Hopkins Became “Cougar Town’s” Resident Troubador

As “Cougar Town” enters its fourth season, Josh Hopkins talks to Co.Create about how the goofy songs his character Grayson sings came into being, how gratifying it is to be a part of the creative process, and how scared he was to duet with Sheryl Crow.<p>A few weeks into his stint on <i>Cougar Town</i>, Josh …

Music

The Future Perfect’s Debut Collection Is All Grown-Up

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the quirky design boutique rolls out its first furniture line.<p>A decade after The Future Perfect put an early, ironic stake in the ground in the Brooklyn design scene, the Williamsburg boutique is coming of age. Founder David Alhadeff first expanded to an outpost …

The digital-wallet business is rough — just ask Google

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Today, a report from Businessweek showed the cracks in one of Google’s most spirited and cutting-edge products. …

Scientists build soft, transparent contact lens displays with nanomaterials

Of the contact lens display prototypes that we've seen so far, few if any are focused on comfort -- a slight problem when they're meant to sit <i>on our eyeballs</i>. A collaboration between Samsung and multiple universities may solve this with display tech that's meant to be cozy from the start. By …

iPhone 5S review

<b>Update:</b> Not ready for the newer, larger and faster iPhone 7? We're still up to date on the best iPhone 5S deals and have our iPhone 5S review …

Your Arduino is in my Android device! UDOO mixes it up with an all-in-one solution - http://tcrn.ch/18U8E6J

Sony Xperia Z rumored to get the Google Nexus treatment

The Sony Xperia Z is already a TechRadar-recommended smartphone, but the Android device's interface may get even better thanks to a report that says …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Photo Reveals 20 Megapixel Sensor

We have been hearing a number of rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom over the last few weeks, the device recently appeared at the FCC, and now it …

Samsung Galaxy

Google Glass: the new Segway?

Its release is still months away and the hype behind Google Glass continues apace, but will the public buy it?<p>Suddenly he could see through clothes, flesh... and walls!... That was the tagline of the 1963 film The Man With The X-ray Eyes.<p>In the film Ray Milland is Dr James Xavier, a scientist who …

From home office to small office: moving to your first office

There comes a time when the small business you started in your home has got to that stage when what was formerly a bedroom or a box room is just too …

Purported Galaxy S 4 Zoom flaunts its profile in multiple leaks

Samsung is no stranger to teasing its fans, and with expectations running high that it'll introduce a true cameraphone -- the Galaxy S 4 Zoom -- in London on June 20th, you'll have to forgive us for being more than curious for what's in store. We've already seen a hint of such a device at the FCC, …

iPad 5 WWDC release teased by further case unveilings | Trusted Reviews

<b>A potential iPad Air WWDC release has been teased once again, with further so called ‘iPad 5 cases’ officially unveiled ahead of Apple’s heavily</b> …

iPad