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11/26/2014

AES Eletropaulo Chooses Cisco Technology for the Most Innovative Smart Grid Project in Brazil

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AES Eletropaulo Chooses Cisco Technology for the Most Innovative Smart Grid Project in Brazil

11/26/2014

São Paulo, Brazil, November 26, 2014 – Cisco has taken another step in its purpose to foment innovation in Brazil, taking part in the most innovative Smart Grid project in the country, which AES Eletropaulo has launched in Barueri ... Continue Reading

Tags: Brazil, Latin America

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11/25/2014

Sensors Change Lives in Developing Countries

By Anne Field
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Sensors Change Lives in Developing Countries

11/25/2014 By Anne Field

If you were to visit many rural areas in developing countries, most likely you‘d come across hand-operated water pumps used to get clean water.  While non-government organizations introduce thousands of them every  year,  a ... Continue Reading

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

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11/24/2014

World's Biggest ID Scheme Rollout

By Laurence Cruz
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World's Biggest ID Scheme Rollout

11/24/2014 By Laurence Cruz

For most residents of developed countries, the ability to prove one's identity is something that's taken for granted. An entry-level rite of modern society, it enables a slew of transactions that would otherwise be out of reach—opening a bank ... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Fast IT

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11/20/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 17-21

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 17-21

11/20/2014

1.) The Connected Consumer   Post by Cisco .   2.) Fitting Room Robots and Smart Mirrors: Can Retail Tech Save Stores?   Post by Cisco .   3.) Wearables and the Next ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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11/18/2014

Cisco Wi-Fi Brings Mobility and Automation to Retailer in Brazil

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Cisco Wi-Fi Brings Mobility and Automation to Retailer in Brazil

11/18/2014

Sao Paulo, BRAZIL, November 18, 2014 - Caedu, a specialized apparel and accessories retailer in Brazil, introduced Cisco® Wi-Fi technology to update its network infrastructure. Aiming for automation systems renewal to support administrative ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Brazil, Latin America

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11/17/2014

When Artificial Intelligence Meets the Internet of Everything

By Jason Deign
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When Artificial Intelligence Meets the Internet of Everything

11/17/2014 By Jason Deign

Are you one of the many people who think Apple ’s Siri is a gimmick ? Then prepare to be impressed. Artificial intelligence (or ‘AI’) interfaces are about to get a lot smarter. And if they start connecting to the ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Jason Deign, Internet of Things, Connected Consumer

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11/17/2014

Controlling Your Home With a Wave of Your Hand

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Controlling Your Home With a Wave of Your Hand

11/17/2014 By Mary Ann Azevedo

Hands full with her toddler and a bag of groceries, one busy San Francisco mother is relieved she doesn't have to use her hands to turn on the lights or the home alarm system.  She simply gestures at a lamp and the keypad with her ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Mary Ann Azevedo, Internet of Things, Connected Consumer

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11/17/2014

Wearables and the Next Gen Wardrobe

By Mary Gorges
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Wearables and the Next Gen Wardrobe

11/17/2014 By Mary Gorges

Tech is not the first thing to come to mind when we think of fashion. Technology often is about features and function. But those days are fading fast. ‘These won't make you look geeky' is becoming a mantra of companies that sell ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Connected Consumer

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11/13/2014

The Network Week in Review & Look Ahead: November 10-14

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The Network Week in Review & Look Ahead: November 10-14

11/13/2014

1.) Cisco Innovators: Entrepreneurs in Residence   Post by Cisco .   2.) Improving Computer Accessibility in Healthcare   Post by Cisco .   3.) Fitting Room Robots and ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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11/10/2014

Improving Computer Accessibility in Healthcare

By Scott Gurvey
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Improving Computer Accessibility in Healthcare

11/10/2014 By Scott Gurvey

The Internet of Everything has changed the way we approach almost every aspect of our daily lives. Healthcare is no exception. My first response upon hearing of a new disease or medical advance, having a relative or friend complain of an ache or ... Continue Reading

Tags: Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

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11/10/2014

Fitting Room Robots and Smart Mirrors: Can Retail Tech Save Stores?

By Kristi Essick
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Fitting Room Robots and Smart Mirrors: Can Retail Tech Save Stores?

11/10/2014 By Kristi Essick

It’s no surprise retailers are pulling out the stops to get shoppers into stores. E-commerce has been eating into brick-and-mortar sales for years, and the pace is only accelerating. Online sales will account for $291 billion, or 8% of all ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Retail, Internet of Everything, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things

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11/06/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 3-7

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 3-7

11/06/2014

1. 10 Surefire Signs You're a Supertasker   Post by Cisco .   2. It's a Wired Woman's World: The Power of Digital Inclusion   Post by Cisco .   3. The ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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11/06/2014

Kairos Global Summit Brings Together Young Entrepreneurs and Industry Leaders

By Laurence Cruz
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Kairos Global Summit Brings Together Young Entrepreneurs and Industry Leaders

11/06/2014 By Laurence Cruz

Looking for the next great technology startup with disruptive potential? The recent Kairos Global Summit provided an embarrassment of riches. Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton in beautiful Laguna Niguel, Calif., the private event brought together 350 ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Laurence Cruz, Leadership, Internet of Things

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11/05/2014

10 Surefire Signs You're a Supertasker

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10 Surefire Signs You're a Supertasker

11/05/2014

By  Kati Dahm Does your quality social time look something like the graphic above? You may be a supertasker. More than 4 out of 10 young professionals are Supertaskers, toggling seamlessly between apps and devices for personal and ... Continue Reading

Tags: Cisco Culture, Social Media, Internet of Things

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11/04/2014

It's a Wired Woman's World: The Power of Digital Inclusion

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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It's a Wired Woman's World: The Power of Digital Inclusion

11/04/2014 By Melissa Jun Rowley

“A woman with a laptop can be more powerful than a man with a gun,”  said Jensine Larsen on stage at the Social Good Summit on September 21, the eve of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week. Larsen, the founder of the ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Melissa Jun Rowley

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11/03/2014

Inside Cisco's Global Hack-a-thon: HackIT

By Karen Crocker Snell
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Inside Cisco's Global Hack-a-thon: HackIT

11/03/2014 By Karen Crocker Snell

When HackIT started a few years ago, it was held at one site, hosted five teams and a total of 30 Cisco employees gave up a good night’s sleep to test out this 24 hour challenge. In less than two years, this internal event has grown to more ... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Did You Know

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10/30/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 27-31

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 27-31

10/30/2014

1.) Data science meets the power of the crowd   Post by Cisco .   2.) Healthcare devices scan you from the outside …and now from the inside   Post by Cisco .   ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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10/28/2014

Ebola Crisis: Digital Disease Detection Systems Join the Fight

By Laurence Cruz
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Ebola Crisis: Digital Disease Detection Systems Join the Fight

10/28/2014 By Laurence Cruz

When the World Health Organization announced news of a rapidly evolving Ebola outbreak in Guinea, West Africa in March, an online tool run by experts in Boston had already flagged the disease nine days earlier. The openly available tool, dubbed ... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Healthcare, Laurence Cruz

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10/27/2014

Take This Sensor and Call Me in the Morning

By Mary Gorges
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Take This Sensor and Call Me in the Morning

10/27/2014 By Mary Gorges

It turns out Star Trek was more than a pioneer in space, but also in seeing the future of healthcare devices to come decades later. The famous Tricorder ‘Bones' has shown up in this century as the Scanadu Scout , a hand-held scanning ... Continue Reading

Tags: Healthcare, Internet of Everything

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10/27/2014

Data Science Meets the Power of the Crowd

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Data Science Meets the Power of the Crowd

10/27/2014 By Melissa Jun Rowley

In the tech startup world, the ABC’s (Always Be Closing) are ubiquitous. In the open source, collaborative world, the triple-Ds (Design, Development, Data) are about to be at the tip of everyone’s tongue, at least in building ... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Melissa Jun Rowley

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Contributing Writers Contributing Writers
Contributing Writers

Mary Ann Azevedo
Mary Ann Azevedo is an award-winning journalist based in Austin, Texas.

Amy Cortese
Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011)

Laurence Cruz
Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles.

Jason Deign
Jason Deign is a Barcelona-based business writer, journalist and author.

Kerry Doyle
Kerry Doyle has covered business and technology issues for over a decade and was senior editor at ZDNet.com.

Kristi Essick
Kristi Essick has covered technology for the Wall Street Journal and The Industry Standard.

Anne Field
Anne Field has covered entrepreneurship and small business for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Mary Gorges
Mary Gorges is a seasoned journalist who has written for both print and television including the Denver Magazine.

Scott Gurvey
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
Kevin Maney is a veteran journalist and reporter who wrote for USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company and ABC News.

Joanne Taaffe
Joanne has contributed to science and economics titles including France's Science & Vie, and Science & Vie Junior.

Sue Tabbitt
Sue Tabbitt is a technology journalist who covers IT and telecommunications.

Steve Wildstrom
Steve Wildstrom is a veteran technology journalist who wrote the Technology & You column at BusinessWeek.

Staff Contributors

Kirsten Chiala
Kirsten Chiala is an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and a former executive producer for NBC Bay Area.

John Earnhardt
John Earnhardt is Director of Social Media Communications at Cisco.

Joie Healy
Joie Healy, Senior Manager of Social Media Communications, is an award winning broadcast journalist who worked at NBC for 15 years prior to Cisco.

Past Contributors

Elizabeth Corcoran
Elizabeth Corcoran covers education and technology. She was the Silicon Valley bureau chief at Forbes.

Karen Crocker Snell
Karen Crocker Snell is an award winning content producer and The Network's Digital Content Lead.

Lee Gomes
Lee Gomes has spent nearly two decades writing about technology, much of the time for the Wall Street Journal.

Julie Pitta
Julie Pitta was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine covering the high-tech and biotech industries.

Eric Rabkin
Eric S. Rabkin is Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Associate Provost for Online Education at Stony Brook University.

David Rogers
David Rogers teaches brands, marketing and digital strategy at Columbia Business School.

Wendy Tanaka
Wendy Tanaka is a former editor at The Network and technology editor at Forbes.

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