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Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings. The company created impressive digital capabilities, labeling itself a “digital industrial” company, embedding sensors into many products, building a huge new software platform for the Internet …

Innovation

20 Luxury Vacations That Are Surprisingly Affordable

Just because you’re not a member of the one percent, it doesn’t mean you can’t travel like it. Whether it’s booking a safari adventure or vacationing …

Luxury Lifestyle

Cloud isn’t killing software – IT departments want both

Far from wiping out traditional software budget allocation, businesses are looking to have their cake and eat it too.<p>Investment in cloud technologies …

OnePlus 2 vs ZenFone 2: The winner may surprise you

Here's the problem with companies that allow employees to BYOD - 'bring your own devices'

The practice of using personal devices for business purposes, formally known as bring your own device (BYOD), has become increasingly popular, and businesses are struggling to keep pace. The large majority of employees in the US, UK, and Spain want to keep their personal and business tasks and …

Restaurant wine lists: How to choose wisely

By Ted Loos, Travel & Leisure<p>Restaurant wine lists seem to freak people out—you’re captive there, and someone else has arranged the selection. And …

Lenovo LaVie Z series review: super light, super compromised

The Lenovo LaVie Z series is a winner. Or at least it was before I tested one for this review. The HZ550, as it was originally called, captured our attention at CES for being the lightest-ever 13-inch laptop: just 1.7 pounds. Its sibling, the touchscreen HZ750, wasn't much heavier at 2.04 pounds. …

New OS X exploit breaks Keychain’s security, exposes passwords

A new exploit discovered by researchers from Indiana, Georgia and Peking universities shows that the OS X Keychain, which stores all your passwords, is vulnerable to an attack that allows malicious apps to gather passwords.<p>The exploit, which is titled “Xara” utilizes cross-app resource access and …

Best Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for 2018 - CNET

$348 at Abt Electronics<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>9 Design<br>• 10 Features<br>• 9 Sound<br>• 8 Value<p>The Sony WH-1000XM2 has some small but important improvements over its predecessor, including better battery life and a lower price tag.<p>$349 at B&H Photo-Video<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>10 Design<br>• 9 Features<br>• 9 Sound<br>• 8 Value<p>With a new …

Consumer Tech

Elon Musk’s Space Dream Almost Killed Tesla

By Ashlee Vance | May 14, 2015<p>Illustrations by The Red Dress<p>SpaceX started with a plan to send mice to Mars. It got crazier from there.<p>In late …

18 Headphone Brands Ranked from Worst to First

Full-time rapper and part-time headphone brand Dr. Dre likes to say that “people aren’t hearing all the music.” A more accurate assessment: people …

Hello, World! Flipboard Launches on the Web

We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our <i>Web</i> launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier …

Secretary, Crash, and The Story of O: a history of kink in 20 films

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> <b>Vulture</b>.<p>This weekend, BDSM—the all-encompassing term for bondage, submission, sadomasochism, and other …

America’s new aristocracy

WHEN the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination line up on stage for their first debate in August, there may be three contenders whose …

Is responsive design killing mobile?

Picture yourself at a work event. What are you wearing? What are you talking about? How loud are you talking? If you indulge at all, how much have you had to drink? Now picture yourself on a weekend trip with a group of friends.<p>We won’t go into details, but things look a little different, don’t …

After 54 years as vaporware, the web's oldest ancestor is released

In 1960 Ted Nelson, the man who coined the term "hypertext", began work on his magnum opus -- Xanadu. In late April, after 54 years of development, the complex document builder and viewer was <i>finally</i> released with little to no fanfare at a Chapman University event. The concept behind the software …

#PledgeToVote with Mr. Shyam Negi

Indian Elections

Inside DuckDuckGo, Google’s Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor

By John Paul Titlowlong Read<p>When Gabriel Weinberg launched a search engine in 2008, plenty of people thought he was insane. How could DuckDuckGo, a …

DuckDuckGo

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

The Economist on Twitter: "Has the liberalisation of prostitution gone too far in Germany? http://t.co/jH1YVStrTR http://t.co/A4gmHRceJb"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>TheEconomist</b><p>#<b>Tyskland</b> revurderer sin liberale prostitusjonspolitikk. På tide.</b> …

'Glow' App From Max Levchin Will Help Women Track Fertility

Can an app help you get pregnant?<p>Max Levchin thinks so.<p>The PayPal co-founder is now working on a fertility app called Glow, and demonstrated how it works at the D: All Things Digital conference last month. Calling the fertility industry "ridiculously 15th Century," Levchin explained that he'll use …

Larry Ellison Hints At New Partnerships With Salesforce, Microsoft And NetSuite Coming Next Week

Then he went on to spill quite a few beans about it.<p>"Next week we will be announcing technology partnerships with the largest and most important SaaS companies and infrastructure companies in the cloud," he said.<p>These companies will be "committing to our technology for years to come" and these …

China And The Biggest Territory Grab Since World War II

Yesterday, the <i>New York Times</i> reported that China’s mapping authority, Sinomaps Press, issued a new map of the country showing 80% of the South China Sea as internal Chinese water.<p>What’s at issue? Each year, more than half of the world’s annual merchant tonnage passes through the South China Sea as …

Mark Shuttleworth gives up dream of Ubuntu toppling Windows

Shuttleworth closes Bug #1, says Windows was defeated by iOS and Android.<p>When Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth began shipping Ubuntu nine years …

BYOD versus COPE: A look at the future of enterprise mobility

<i>Mani Gopalaratnam is head of innovation at business process outsourcing company Xchanging.</i><p>BYOD has been talked about ad nauseam, but now there’s a trend surfacing that will start to push BYOD out of the picture in the next few years. Corporately Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE) devices are the next …

GE CEO Jeff Immelt’s Big Data Bet

The name General Electric today calls to mind locomotives, jet engines and electrical grids, so-called “big iron.” But a decade from now it will call …

Google Glass: facial recognition coming soon

The controversial Google Glass computer could soon recognise who you are talking to thanks to a new ‘hack’.<p>The new software from Lambda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers …

Google Glass

The most important thing to leave behind

IF BARACK OBAMA doesn't want to leave American children with "debt they cannot pay" he will have to reform entitlements. Our correspondents recommend …