Guest Post Vaccines, revolutions, and skyscrapers have been built through effective teamwork and efficient resource management. But somewhere along the way, we began to over-engineer that community and digital divides crept in to take the place of physical ones.
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One decade after it first entered the Russian market, fashion retailer Zara launched online sales in the country this past summer.
Nissan got a $1.6 billion loan from the U.S. Department of Energy to build its Leaf electric car in the U.S. — but only 15 percent of its parts come from this country.
Guest Post Chipotle Scarecrow will, without a doubt, go down as one of the most successful marketing campaigns in history.
Guest Post New and young tech-sector businesses play an outsized role in job creation and economic growth. So the impact of a shutdown on tech could reverberate back around the economy as a whole.
Guest Post By now it should be clear: For any new mobile technology to take off and thrive, convenience and value must be abundantly clear to the consumer.
Myo is a gadget straight out of science fiction – a smart armband that lets you control other devices with the swing of an arm. Thalmic Labs, the Canadian company that created Myo, raised $14.5m in June. Here, we speak to the founders about how the technology works and whether we’re in a new era for hardware startups.
Guest Post Mobile apps haven’t caught up with the web when it comes to helping users out.
Guest Post What makes StrongLoop’s offering unique is that it’s the first of the mBaaS crop to offer both as-Software and as-a-Service. In other words, it supports both public cloud and on-premise deployment right out of the gate.
Mass-market plug-in cars have only appeared in showrooms for three years, but startup KLD Energy Technologies thinks it’s already time for a revolution.
Guest Post Where is the smart money going in content advertising?
When asked what employees liked most about working at a young company, the most commonly named reasons were good team dynamics and an open work environment.
Guest Post As an app security team, we have distilled our approach down to three main areas of focus to deal with these disparate configurations.
Guest Post If FeedBurner goes the way of Reader, who will step up as the equivalent of Feedly and reap the windfall? Alternatives such as FeedBlitz, FeedCat, Feedity, and FeedPress are waiting in the wings.
Guest Post The digital health and health tech drumbeat continues unabated in 2013.
Guest Post I reviewed more than 130 cloud and SaaS services and the results were a bit unexpected.
Guest Post This startup says it will help enterprises quickly and cost-effectively provision, manage, and operate Clouds across infrastructure technologies.
Guest Post Are application programming interfaces (APIs) becoming just as important as apps themselves? Believe it or not, they’re actually becoming more important.
Guest Post We’re seeing a ton of cloud technologies proliferate, but standards are going to be a critical part of getting these technologies to work together easily.
Ensuring adequate battery supplies in sufficient time to expand car production is absolutely key to continuing Tesla’s growth.
Guest Post Kanban is a way to get Lean.
Guest Post CIOs and technology managers say that cloud infrastructure is their top IT investment for 2013 and for the long-term — but their concerns about the cloud have matured as well.
For startups, it’s not clear that the expense of an individualized office space with sleek design can really help to create that elusive feeling known as “great company culture.”
London-headquartered VC firm Balderton Capital is betting on popular demand for 3D printing with a seed-stage investment in 3D printing network 3D Hubs.
Crowdroaming is a European startup that lets locals share their unused data allowances with travelers, so the travelers get free Wi-Fi.
A German group, Fritz Nol, is said to be interested in acquiring the ill-fated electric car company for a mere $25 million.
Gasoline and diesel cars don’t even come close to these electric cars (and one plug-in hybrid), each of which offer the equivalent of more than 100 MPG.
Guest Post There are only about 31.5 million IP addresses left — enough to last just a few years. If IPv4 were the only protocol out there, the four horsemen would be saddling up right about now.
Berlin-based Versus.com has 47 open positions, and is building a massive product comparison site, according to its CEO.
Guest Post middlemen have taken control over channels between buyers and sellers, and the cash is flowing through them. Mobile developers, creating the products themselves, get the leftovers.
Guest Post If you’re running a hardware company, you have a lot more to learn from MakerBot and Pebble than the Furby.
Guest Post With smart phones, tablets and powerful mobile apps, mobility is “The New IT”. Gartner has identified mobility as one of the key emerging trends that better positions enterprises for competitive advantage.
Guest Post Desktop advertising has a neat, simple solution. Mobile advertising does not, but many very smart people in mobile advertising are trying to crack that problem. Bypassing their solutions simply because they’re mobile only isn’t a smart fix.
Guest Post While paid search still holds the top position, its potential for advertisers and search engines alike is hitting a glass ceiling.
Guest Post Think that NFC is dead? Think again
Guest Post The smartphone arms race favors huge companies. Now just four U.S. carriers control 93 percent of the market — and consolidation is even going international.
Guest Post The trick in mobile advertising is finding the right combination of technology for each campaign, and then coming up with the artful and engaging creative to match.
Sponsored Post In this video, chief executive Milind Gadekar talks about CloudOn’s technology and mission, and hints at the collaboration features coming to the platform this summer.
Guest Post Contracting out work to foreign companies can make sense — but offshoring isn’t always a smart idea. Here are four ways to help you make the right choice.