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Date Type Title Topic 09/25/2014
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 22-26
1.) Focus: Smart+Connected Communities - The Internet of Everything in action, monitoring natural disasters, and helping keep cities safe with connected technology. Post by Cisco . 2.) Adding Security to ... Continue Reading
Welcome to the IntercloudBy Jason Deign
09/25/2014 By Jason Deign
An emerging concept called the Intercloud could help the IT industry from falling into a trap it got out of a decade ago. The Intercloud may prevent cloud-computing infrastructures from forming massive walled-garden silos by making it much ... Continue Reading
Adding Security to the Internet of EverythingBy Jason Deign
09/24/2014 By Jason Deign
Don’t panic just yet: but in a few years, your fridge could become a target for cybercriminals. As the number of devices in the Internet of Everything grows, so does the likelihood that connecting these devices and networking them together ... Continue Reading
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Sensing Earthquakes and Forest FiresBy Anne Field
09/22/2014 By Anne Field
Last August, 10 seconds before residents of South Napa, Cal., were awakened by an earthquake measuring 6.0; scientists at the UC-Berkeley Seismological Laboratory were warned of the impending quake. The conveyor of that information? ShakeAlert, an ... Continue Reading
Europe's Cities Get Smarter on TourismBy Joanne Taaffe
09/22/2014 By Joanne Taaffe
The "Mona Lisa" is estimated to attract 15,000 visitors on average per day. Such high traffic rates offer art-lovers little hope of solitary contemplation of the Louvre's most famous painting. The story is similar across ... Continue Reading
Where Urban Innovators Go To GrowBy Amy Cortese
09/22/2014 By Amy Cortese
On a recent evening in San Francisco’s South of Market district, seven teams of entrepreneurs took the stage to pitch their tech startups to an audience of potential investors and partners. But this wasn’t your typical Demo Day. All ... Continue Reading
Famed California Tunnels Combine Technology with BeautyBy Mary Gorges
SMART CONNECTED COMMUNITIES SMART CONNECTED COMMUNITIES
09/22/2014 By Mary Gorges
The Devil's Slide area just south of San Francisco has seen its share of drama – quite literally. This incredibly scenic stretch of Highway 1 was featured in the 1960 movie thriller "Portrait in Black" about a couple who ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 15-19
1.) Cisco Takes New Step Toward Creating World's Largest Intercloud Post by Cisco . 2.) Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Memoir Systems Post by Cisco . ... Continue Reading
Retrofitting Smart CitiesBy Jason Deign
09/17/2014 By Jason Deign
Smart cities are on the rise. According to a recent study , the number of smart cities across the world is set to quadruple between 2013 and 2025. Many of these should be new city developments. India, for example, is planning to spend US$1.13 ... Continue Reading
The Power of Mobile Apps and Analytics in Times of CrisisBy Melissa Jun Rowley
09/15/2014 By Melissa Jun Rowley
During times of crisis, such as violent conflicts and natural disasters, cities, buildings, and homes aren’t the only things that get torn apart. It’s more common than not for family members to go missing in action during such ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 8-12
1.) Forget Selfies. You Can Now Be ‘Droned' Post by Cisco . 2.) Connected Transportation with The Internet of Everything Post by Cisco . 3.) ... Continue Reading
How NASA is helping to build a "Highway in the Sky"By Mary Gorges
09/09/2014 By Mary Gorges
Just like there’s traffic control for cars, we need it for drones (or UASs) but starting at 1,200 feet above the ground. NASA is leading an effort called the UTM (or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Traffic Management System) to do just this. ... Continue Reading
Forget Selfies. You Can Now Be ‘Droned'By Mary Gorges
INTERNET OF EVERYTHING INTERNET OF EVERYTHING
09/09/2014 By Mary Gorges
While we hear a lot about drones carrying missiles for the military – or even packages some day for Amazon – the other real payload is often cameras and sensors. Drones from all over the world are being tested in Alaska's interior, and are ... Continue Reading
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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 1-5
1.) Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel Innovations such as mobility and the Internet of Everything are bringing real-time ease, flexibility, and fun to our journeys. Post by Cisco . ... Continue Reading
Mobile and Social Shifts Grow Sharing OpportunityBy Sue Tabbitt
09/03/2014 By Sue Tabbitt
Over the last few years, consumerism has taken a hit as a new Sharing Economy has blossomed. Definitions of this vary. In its broadest form, it’s where members of the public harness the wide reach of the Internet to borrow, swap and recycle ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 25-29
1.) Your Smartphone Takes Its Own Vacation Post by Cisco . 2.) Next Generation Talent: Making Connections... and Coffee Post by Cisco . ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 18-22
1.) What technology makes your travel experience easier? See the latest trends in finding, booking and taking trips. Post by Cisco . 2.) Travel providers know where you’ll take your next vacation. ... Continue Reading
Oakland's Industrial Legacy Spawns a New Generation of MakersBy Amy Cortese
08/19/2014 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 ... Continue Reading
How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in IndiaBy Prasanto Kumar Roy
08/18/2014 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 ... Continue Reading
Mary Ann Azevedo
Mary Ann Azevedo is an award-winning journalist based in Austin, Texas.
Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011)
Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles.
Jason Deign is a Barcelona-based business writer, journalist and author.
Kerry Doyle has covered business and technology issues for over a decade and was senior editor at ZDNet.com.
Kristi Essick has covered technology for the Wall Street Journal and The Industry Standard.
Anne Field has covered entrepreneurship and small business for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Mary Gorges is a seasoned journalist who has written for both print and television including the Denver Magazine.
Scott Gurvey was the New York bureau chief of the Nightly Business Report on PBS.
Melissa Jun Rowley
Melissa Jun Rowley is an award-winning journalist, on-air host, and content strategist with a passion for all things tied to social innovation.
Prasanto Kumar Roy
Prasanto K Roy is a New Delhi-based veteran journalist and speaker on technology, social media and greentech.
Kevin Maney is a veteran journalist and reporter who wrote for USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company and ABC News.
Joanne has contributed to science and economics titles including France's Science & Vie, and Science & Vie Junior.
Sue Tabbitt is a technology journalist who covers IT and telecommunications.
Steve Wildstrom is a veteran technology journalist who wrote the Technology & You column at BusinessWeek.
Kirsten Chiala is an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and a former executive producer for NBC Bay Area.
Karen Crocker Snell
Karen Crocker Snell is an award winning content producer and The Network's Digital Content Lead.
John Earnhardt is Director of Social Media Communications at Cisco.
Joie Healy, Senior Manager of Social Media Communications, is an award winning broadcast journalist who worked at NBC for 15 years prior to Cisco.
Elizabeth Corcoran covers education and technology. She was the Silicon Valley bureau chief at Forbes.
Lee Gomes has spent nearly two decades writing about technology, much of the time for the Wall Street Journal.
Julie Pitta was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine covering the high-tech and biotech industries.
Eric S. Rabkin is Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Associate Provost for Online Education at Stony Brook University.
David Rogers teaches brands, marketing and digital strategy at Columbia Business School.
Wendy Tanaka is a former editor at The Network and technology editor at Forbes.