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8/19/2014

Oakland's Industrial Legacy Spawns a New Generation of Makers

By Amy Cortese
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Oakland's Industrial Legacy Spawns a New Generation of Makers

8/19/2014
By Amy Cortese

Silicon Valley may be #1 for mobile apps and big data, but across the bay, Oakland has become a mecca for the maker movement and big art. Building on the city’s rich legacy of shipbuilding and industrial infrastructure, as well as its affordable real estate, Oakland has attracted a... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Amy Cortese

 
8/18/2014

Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

By Jason Deign
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Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

8/18/2014
By Jason Deign

1. Where to go Travel used to be about selecting a destination, hoping your luggage would get there with you, then worrying about tummy bugs for the rest of the stay. Now, though, with apps such as TripAdvisor , you can now get a customer-eye’s view of the places you may... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Innovation, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Jason Deign, Internet of Things, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

By Prasanto Kumar Roy
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How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

8/18/2014
By Prasanto Kumar Roy

When Hillary Clinton landed in New Delhi in 2009, she drove from the airport to ITC Green Center, a building in the satellite town of Gurgaon. That building, which she called “a monument to the future”, is the headquarters of the hotels division of Kolkata-based conglomerate ITC.... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, India, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

Travel by Numbers

By Sue Tabbitt
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Travel by Numbers

8/18/2014
By Sue Tabbitt

The travel industry is currently alight with technology activity – particularly in the area of mobile apps, and even more so where these intersect with consumers' shown preferences and social commentary. It reflects a shift in the way people choose and report back on holidays, which has... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, FOCUS, Connected Travel

 
8/12/2014

Bridging the STEM Summer Learning Gap

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Bridging the STEM Summer Learning Gap

8/12/2014
By Mary Ann Azevedo

For most students, summer is a time of carefree play, fun and lazy days. However, research shows that there is a price to be paid for taking an annual break from education.  This is particularly true of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills. Most students lose about... Continue Reading

Tags: Education, Mary Ann Azevedo

 
8/11/2014

London Underground Turns to Internet of Things to Increase Efficiency

By Laurence Cruz
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London Underground Turns to Internet of Things to Increase Efficiency

8/11/2014
By Laurence Cruz

Anyone who has traveled the London Underground can appreciate the challenges of keeping such a beast running smoothly. The iconic transport system is massive, complex and old; it celebrated its 150th anniversary last year, making it the oldest subterranean railway network in the world. Nearly... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Transportation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Laurence Cruz, Internet of Things

 
8/6/2014

How Business Relies On Smart Systems

By Kerry Doyle
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How Business Relies On Smart Systems

8/6/2014
By Kerry Doyle

In our current hyper-connected economy, digital technologies are improving every aspect of business through the use of smart systems in the production and distribution for all manner of physical goods. The technologies that enable these new processes incorporate cloud services, sensors,... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Kerry Doyle

 
8/4/2014

How Technology is Shaping the Next Wave of Journalism

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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How Technology is Shaping the Next Wave of Journalism

8/4/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

Advances in technology mean advances in all forms of communication, which mean changes in journalism. With a plethora of gadgets and high-end technology hitting the market so rapidly, it’s more important than ever for journalism curricula in higher education to evolve with the times. In a... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
7/30/2014

Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Jeremiah Owyang

By Amy Cortese
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Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Jeremiah Owyang

7/30/2014
By Amy Cortese

Jeremiah Owyang is the Chief Catalyst at Crowd Companies , a brand council that aims to help big companies navigate the collaborative economy. Amy Cortese talked with him about the Collaborative Economy and how large companies are responding. Amy Cortese: Describe the Collaborative Economy... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Innovation, Collaboration, Internet of Everything, Amy Cortese

 
7/28/2014

Inside Cisco's Material Science and Failure Analysis Lab

By Karen Crocker Snell
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Inside Cisco's Material Science and Failure Analysis Lab

7/28/2014
By Karen Crocker Snell

In Cisco's Material Science and Failure Analysis Lab, a team of engineers works with suppliers and product development teams across the company to find answers and solve problems in every stage of a product's life cycle – from prototyping to manufacturing. Non-destructive... Continue Reading

Tags: Leadership, Did You Know

 
7/15/2014

High-Tech Recycling with The Internet of Everything

By Amy Cortese
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High-Tech Recycling with The Internet of Everything

7/15/2014
By Amy Cortese

The Internet of Everything is boldly going where it’s never gone before: into the dumpster. Thanks to a new high-tech recycling system created by a Redmond, WA startup, grocery stores and restaurants can not only conveniently recycle their waste, but track it, too. The goal, says Larry... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Amy Cortese, Internet of Things

 
7/14/2014

Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?

By Laurence Cruz
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Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?

7/14/2014
By Laurence Cruz

As the UK and the Balkans emerge from their wettest winter in over a century, debate is raging over how to respond to such patterns of extreme weather. But what if there was a way to predict floods and send detailed warnings directly to the people in harm’s way? A team of experts in the... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Video, Smart Connected Communities, Laurence Cruz

 
7/9/2014

The Internet of Everything Meets Water

By Anne Field
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The Internet of Everything Meets Water

7/9/2014
By Anne Field

Researchers and engineers are applying Internet of Everything (IoE) technology to waterways, using it for everything from monitoring real-time flooding conditions to preventing contaminants from spilling into rivers. Here's a look at three such... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Anne Field, Internet of Things

 
7/8/2014

Closing the Technology Skills Gap: Can E-Learning Save the Day?

By Kristi Essick
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Closing the Technology Skills Gap: Can E-Learning Save the Day?

7/8/2014
By Kristi Essick

Everyone from kindergarten teachers and university professors, to CEOs and government leaders seem worried about the "technology skills gap." It's become commonplace to decry that we're not equipping students with the STEM skills they need to succeed in a tech-centric economy.... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Education, Information Technology, Internet of Everything, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things

 
6/23/2014

How Hubs Succeed in Fostering Innovation

By Jason Deign
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How Hubs Succeed in Fostering Innovation

6/23/2014
By Jason Deign

A dog lives in a kennel. A chicken lives in a coop. And innovation, it seems, lives in a hub. Innovation hubs are increasingly a feature of urban development as planners work to spice up economic and employment prospects with an environment dedicated to fostering invention. These environments can... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Jason Deign

 
6/16/2014

Cloud Set to Burst in India

By Laurence Cruz
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Cloud Set to Burst in India

6/16/2014
By Laurence Cruz

Indian online ticketing giant BookMyShow.com grew out of a simple idea hatched by three vacationing friends: What if you could buy movie tickets online? But simple can be incredibly powerful—especially in a country with 100 million people accessing the mobile Internet via smartphone.... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, FOCUS, Laurence Cruz, Power of Cloud

 
6/16/2014

Will The Smartphone Become Obsolete?

By Kerry Doyle
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Will The Smartphone Become Obsolete?

6/16/2014
By Kerry Doyle

In the current mobile manufacturing competition, device makers strive to give users a distinct product with unique features. So is it possible to imagine a common, ubiquitous device? That is, a mobile handset virtually the same as every other? Distinguished not by ‘bells & whistles' and... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Kerry Doyle, Power of Cloud

 
6/11/2014

What's Next In Mobile Innovation?

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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What's Next In Mobile Innovation?

6/11/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

The imperative "innovate or die" has been loosely thrown around tech and media landscapes for the last two years. Fast-growth companies are all racing to be dubbed the most creative, and the most disruptive in their sectors, to avoid being left behind as dust in the land of the... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Melissa Jun Rowley

 
6/9/2014

Mobility & The Energy Sector: Radicalizing Field Service

By Kerry Doyle
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Mobility & The Energy Sector: Radicalizing Field Service

6/9/2014
By Kerry Doyle

Increasingly, technicians are using a range of logistical and emergency apps via their mobile devices to perform damage assessment, access online training and respond to customer needs once a storm occurs. “Field workers can get immediate notifications as to the type of... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Video, Collaboration, Kerry Doyle

 
6/3/2014

Venture Capital Flocks to the ‘Quantified Self'

By Anne Field
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Venture Capital Flocks to the ‘Quantified Self'

6/3/2014
By Anne Field

Earlier this year, fledgling startup Quanttus, raised $19 million in venture capital funding following a previous seed round of $3 million. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company, formed by a small group of mostly MIT alumni, is developing wearable devices using various sensors to measure such... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Anne Field