The two towers of the European Court of Justice on Kirchberg in Luxembourg

Why the U.S. depends on Europe for building massive, 'multi-local' marketplaces

Whenever startup ecosystem commentators discuss how to create European technology businesses of global scale they tend to name one company as a shining example: Skype. Headquartered in Luxembourg and developed in Estonia, Skype is a revolutionary product and, rightly, a European success story. It sold three times in the last seven years; most recently, to Microsoft for $8.5 billion.

Where do I plug in the DevOps?

DevOps is real, but you can't get it just by buying a tool

DevOps is not about specific tools. It’s about IT operations and software development working closely together to deliver software faster, with fewer errors. Tools enable this collaboration between people — they can’t create it.

Apple "iWatch" concept by UI designer Todd Hamilton

Apple's iWatch isn't shipping until next year

Apple’s wearable gadget — which everyone calls the iWatch — isn’t going to be on your wrist anytime soon, says John Paczkowski at Re/code.

health-care

Bayer HealthCare starts its own accelerator – and it’s better than you expected

Bayer HealthCare appears to be the first pharmaceutical company to have started its own accelerator. The company that made €18.924 million in turnover in 2013 “understands that innovation and healthcare cannot only be driven by the industry but also needs creativity,” said Christian Ullrich, Head of Marketing & Sales IT at Bayer HealthCare yesterday.

Elio's tiny three-wheeled car

A brief history of three-wheeled cars

What do the Elio, Aptera, Toyota i-Road concept and the spectacularly awful Zap Xebra have in common?

spacex-launch

SpaceX Rocket explodes after launch

A SpaceX F9R rocket exploded shortly after launching during a test flight in Texas, the company confirmed Friday.

cybersecurity

4 'cyberhealth' strategies for boards

Boards of hundreds of U.S.-based corporations are realizing they’re unprepared for the growing threats of cyber attacks

Marketing fakes

Instagram's brand problem: The fakes

Instagram is allowing fakers to squat brands’ precious identities, using fake Instagram accounts to pass themselves off as genuine companies.

If you replace every plank in a wooden ship, is it still the same ship?

What defines a startup, even as it grows and everything changes

Why should anyone — employees and customers both — join the founder on this journey, sharing this very personal responsibility? The answer is contained within your company culture — the core of your startup.

code

How to go from tech founder to a CTO/leader role

How do you create a scalable tech team capable of tackling and building on thousands of lines of your own untested code?

Enterprise IoT security

Secure IoT in the enterprise: Finding a model that works

Companies are running into heavy debate lately about how best to architect IoT in the enterprise so that it is effective and secure and doesn’t open up a whole new set of liability issues.