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6 Big Tech Debuts to Watch in 2014 | Inc.com

It's that time of year again... the season for predicting what's coming in the year ahead. Last year, I came up six tech developments for start-ups to watch in 2013. Some were just rumors at the time, but I'm happy to report that most of them happened as I predicted.<p>This year, I've rounded up …

Gear & Gadgets

These 3 trends will drive enterprise software development in 2014

<i>Himanshu Sareen is CEO of Icreon Tech, a global software development firm.</i><p>It’s hard to believe it, but 2013 is on its last legs. The year has been eventful to say the least in the world of enterprise technology. Businesses of all shapes and sizes, from mid-sized corporations to Fortune 1000 …

Sponsored post: Top 10 trends in business intelligence for 2014

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CES 2014: 5 Innovations to Watch | Inc.com

In case you have not marked your calendar yet, the annual gadget bonanza known as the Consumer Electronics Show is just around the corner (it opens on Jan. 7). Held each year in Las Vegas, the massive convention is where I'll be for seven days after recovering from the holidays.<p>So what can you …

Televisions

Experts outline key digital marketing trends for 2014

Multi-channel marketing and the merging of retail with digital are just some of the predictions from our panel of experts on key digital marketing trends for 2014<p>As we look ahead to the new year, we asked five marketing experts for their big trends in digital marketing for 2014. Here's what they …

2014 Marketing Predictions With A Twist

<i>[NOTE: Revised to include one prediction I inadvertently forgot to include. See first prediction below.]</i><p>It’s that time of year again boys and girls when marketers and advertisers across the land gaze into the future to try and see what lies ahead in the coming new year.<p>In my end-of-the-year piece …

Five Global Retail Trends That Will Shape 2014

If you haven't heard of Rakuten, you should change that.<p>It's a big e-commerce company in Japan with global ambitions. It describes itself as "the world's third largest e-commerce marketplace," presumably after Alibaba and eBay.<p>Over the past year or so, Rakuten has made an effort to break into the …

eCommerce

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement

Twelve Social Media Predictions for 2014

The past year saw a lot of changes in social media. Google's social site, Google+, saw huge growth and more activity, LinkedIn really got in the game, and Pinterest continued to pull in more traffic and more sales. Visuals also really became front and center and led the way for infographics, Vine …

Google Analytics

IDC's Top Ten Technology Predictions For 2014: Spending On Cloud Computing Will Exceed $100B

Today International Data Corporation presented their top ten technology predictions for 2014. Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst at IDC hosted a webinar to present the research firm’s predictions for 2014 including the research firm’s latest cloud computing market forecast. You can …

UX Designer or Developer: Who Will be King in 2014?

<i>Nic Newman is the MD EMEA and Head of Strategy at</i> <i>Tigerspike</i><i>, a company helping transform businesses all over the world by unlocking the power of Personal Media (connected devices).</i><p>In 2010, many people thought Redmonk’s Stephen O’Grady was spot on when he proclaimed “Developers are the new …

PayPal Predictions: Your Wallet's Days Are Numbered

When Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone in 2007 he said (famously) that the device would <i>put the internet in your pocket</i>. It might have been a rare instance of understatement by the Apple founder. Today, smartphones are everywhere, in every industry and being used to perform every human …

2014 looks bright for entrepreneurs willing to take risks

The economy is growing, investors are loosening their purse strings – and businesses dare to think big again<p>Entrepreneurs are approaching 2014 with a sense of excitement and trepidation. The past few years have been about survival for many businesses. Investors and financiers have been risk averse. …

FINANCE PROFESSOR: Bitcoin Will Crash To $10 By Mid-2014

At the start of December, Bitcoin topped out at over $1,200 as e-currency evangelists trumpeted the endless possibilities to be unleashed, comparing it to the breakthroughs not achieved since the start of the internet revolution. Bitcoiners claimed market disruption would bring credit card …

Cryptocurrency

2014: The Year In Science

The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014<p><b>Lasers Unleash A Flood Of Space Data</b><p>In January 2013, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter received a historic transmission: an image of the <i>Mona Lisa</i>. It was the first time scientists used a laser to send data to the moon, a feat …

Amazon's three big ideas for 2014

You've got to wonder why Amazon has been so cagey about releasing hard numbers on sales of its Kindle devices. Especially after a new analysis from Consumer Intelligent Research Partners that estimates about 20.5 million of the devices were in the hands of consumers as of the end of September.<p>But …

What To Expect From Samsung In 2014

CES is typically Samsung's moment to show off its new TVs. Last year, we saw a few new models that have 4K screens, or what some call "Ultra HD."<p>4K screens have about 4,000 pixels across, versus the 1080 pixels across on most high-end HD TVs today. It may sound like a gimmick, but 4K is so clear …

Phones

The future, coming to life in 2014 (pictures)

Virgin Galactic<p>SpaceShip Two in flight<p>Martin Jetpack<p>Watson in the cloud<p>Nymi<p>New Oculus Rift<p>Solepower<p>Virtuix Omni<p>Radiate shirts<p>One out-of-this-world example: space tourism. It's a romantic notion -- the idea that you can take to the stars without years of rigorous training, without working for NASA …

Virtual Reality

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2014

From a cyberattack on America to a civil war in Iraq, the threats we'll be worrying about next year<p>As South Sudan, the world's newest country, veers dangerously close to ethnic civil war, we're already getting a glimpse of the international crises that could greet us in the new year. Now the Center …

2014 will be the year when TV ads will start to know you intimately

<i>Each year, Wired publishes a 132-page standalone magazine (and app) in which our expert writers forecast the year ahead.<br>Here's a sneak preview of the</i> …