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Relentless Bill Robinson's Wikipedia Bio can be found here. Taking a keen interest in Business, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Politics, Bill is also the author and writer of "The Relentless Conservative" column on The Huffington Post. He recently began writing the new "American Hero Stories" column on HuffPo because he believes that none of us has enough respect for our brave US military and their families.

Bill lives in New York and has written columns, articles and cover stories for Fortune Small Business, the Wall Street Journal Europe, The Financial Times, Cisco System’s iQ Magazine, Forbes.com, The Moscow Times, United Airline’s Hemispheres Magazine and Upside Magazine, amongst many others. He has appeared frequently on CNN, PBS, Bloomberg, BBC World and had his own segment on SKY News and speaks, moderates and chairs technology, marketing and business conferences worldwide. Bill’s “TechScape” column on the Register and The Huffington Post has won broad accolades and his “On Location” columns for Upside won multiple prestigious ASBPE awards and gave him an understanding and love of global technology.

In traveling the world as a journalist, Bill Robinson has learned about technology and future technologies that he is sure will shape our future world. During the two years he wrote his “On Location” column for Upside Magazine and then in writing his column on next-generation devices for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Bill traveled to over 85 cities in 52 countries covering technology, biotech, venture capital/investment, incubators, economic development, the Internet, hardware, software, wireless technologies, Bluetooth, the media and convergence devices of the future for his writings and SKY News segment.

Bill has passionately covered and written about what he's learned in Politics, Technology, Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Politics.

Bill has interviewed more than 200 Global CEO's and many luminaries in business, technology and science including: Professor Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Bob Pittman, former CEO of AOL & COO of AOL/Time-Warner now Chairman of Clear Channel; Charles Schwab for PBS; Sven-Christer Nilsson, former CEO of Ericsson; Ambassador Andrew Young; the late Sir Arthur C. Clarke while in Colombo, Sri Lanka for SKY News; Marc Andreessen, founder of Netscape; Lord Tim Bell; Jan Carlzon, former CEO of SAS Airlines and management legend; Ray Kurzweil; Dean Kamen; and Vint Cerf, a “Father of the Internet”; among others. Bill now counts these important men as friends.

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The World's Most Comfortable (High-Tech, Internet-Connected) Sneakers

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2016 | 1:47 PM

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I wear sneakers.

I wear sneakers a lot.

I tend to wear sneakers with jeans, shorts and just about anytime I'm not in a business environment. They're comfortable. They don't cramp my feet or my style.

Nowadays, the Millennials call them "running...

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The Siam 7X Dual-Screen Smartphone: One Lonely Entrepreneur's Chase to Build It

(5) Comments | Posted December 27, 2015 | 11:08 PM

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Starting and growing your own small business can be--and usually is--an agonizingly lonely activity.

Starting a service business--not a product business would seem to offer the greatest chance of success: no manufacturing, materials, or shipping costs and if you can work from...

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Israel's Iconic Iron Dome: General Danny Gold, Father

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2015 | 8:51 AM

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Heroes sometimes surface, when the timing and circumstances are right.

Fortunately.

And when they do, it's always in the context of triumphing ... good over evil.

A good example of these kinds of merciful heroes is those of the

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Open Labs' Stagelight 2.3 Release Empowers Music-Makers on Smartphones

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 12:50 PM

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Since writing about Open Labs' music composition software in my 2013 HuffPo column, ("StageLight Gives Wannabee Musicians and Songwriters the Pro Tools" Says Linkin Park), I've been tracking Open Labs and what I believe is their small-company potential...

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Dealmoon.com Offers Luxury Bargains Online and Is Focusing On America

(1) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 7:43 AM

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Jennifer Wang is a very smart lady, refined and soft-spoken.

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For her, I was her first media interview about her business Dealmoon. She was visibly nervous which bought her a lot of flexibility from...

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David Crosby: A Certified, Anti-war, Folk/Rock Icon

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2015 | 12:07 PM

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David Crosby is ensconced with a very elite group of musicians who used their songs and harmonies to end a war, discrimination and government wrongdoing. Bob Dylan and Joan Baez are others in this small group of troubadours that made a difference in the...

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Noel Lee & Monster -- Part Two -- How Monster Products Was Built

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 11:32 AM

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This is the second of a four-part story of Noel Lee, Monster Products and the lawsuit Monster Products filed against Beats Electronics (now part of Apple) for "Fraud and Deceit" among 10 other "causes of action." This second part of our story...

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Smartphone Stupidity: Does Anybody Pay Attention to Each Other Anymore?

(1) Comments | Posted September 29, 2015 | 10:31 AM

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So this is becoming insane.

Riding to work on a Manhattan bus a recent morning, I quickly deduced that out of 28 riders on that bus, fully 27 were staring mindlessly at their smartphones. Except me.

I was more interested in counting...

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Steve Jobs Unmasked ... Finally

(8) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 11:54 AM

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I've never understood this blind, ignorant and glazed-eye adoration of Steve Jobs. People who don't know him, have never met him and have little understanding of what havoc he's wreaked on ordinary people, then endlessly compare him to Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla...

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Noel Lee & Monster -- Part One -- The Audio Quality Pioneers

(5) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 10:19 AM

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This is the first of a four-part story of Noel Lee, Monster Products and the lawsuit Monster Products filed against Beats headphones. The first part of our story is about Lee, his fascinating background and how he laid the underpinnings for building...
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The Marshall Tucker Band Loves America!

(2) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 2:07 PM

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I missed having to go to Vietnam by less than a year when the war ended. I would have gone.

I'm always grateful and thankful for those who served in Vietnam for me and my family; I always thanks them personally when I cross...

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AppleWatch: Android Clobbering iPhone & Cook's Short Slide to Insignifigance

(39) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 12:28 PM

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Apple' CEO Tim Cook is on a tirade. He obviously sees Android and Google as the lethal threats they are to the Apple' iPhone/iOS kingdom. But he doesn't want anybody else to know that.

Watch as Cook, the "gentle man with a...

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Film Review: Why Dean Kamen's "Slingshot" Is a Global Humanitarian Necessity

(3) Comments | Posted July 5, 2015 | 12:30 PM

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There's a new film out on Dean Kamen's latest and greatest invention, "Slingshot." That's the name of both the fascinating documentary by Paul Lazarus and Kamen's latest, life-altering brainstorm.

Get This: Dean Kamen has built a portable, low-energy, hyper-efficient, water...

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Having My Mind Changed About Bitcoin: How Dr. Shapiro Did It

(11) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 11:00 AM

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As I walked around TechCrunch Disrupt NYC recently, I was bombarded with messaging, product demos and pitches.

Until I met a young lady who didn't know I was a tech journo. She had one goal, after I announced that...

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The Crucial Compassion of Medical Marijuana in NY State

(1) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 2:56 PM

Many Americans are against the legalization of marijuana for a multitude of reasons.

Perhaps they're parents worried about their children. Whatever. We all understand these concerns, or should.

The legalization of recreational use of pot is one of our country's most hotly contested issues. And it will probably remain...

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Hellyeah Beats Down Mohegan Sun Casino

(1) Comments | Posted June 10, 2015 | 8:34 AM

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If Hellyeah were a girl, you probably wouldn't bring her home to meet your parents anytime soon.

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The Heavy Metal band, led by Pantera and Damage Plan veteran drummer

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LinkNYC's Technology & Design To The Rescue: The Dire State of NYC's Phone Booths

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2015 | 8:58 AM

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Not sure if you've seen this sight in New York City.

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NYC's phone booths: literally off-the-hook

I sure have.

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When can we finally say goodbye to the...

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The Charity Power of ONE Lunch ... With Warren Buffett

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2015 | 5:21 PM

This is the first of a short series of columns over the next several days on the Warren Buffett & eBay Giving Works partnership benefiting Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. This first column is kicking off the online auction for a NYC lunch with one of the richest people...

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Mintigo: Yet Another Israeli Big Data Success-in-the-Making

(48) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 8:54 AM

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The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has done it again.

They've given another set of Israelis just doing their compulsory service for the motherland, the practical, entrepreneurial and technical skills to build another high-value, high-expectations tech start-up.

This one is...

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Leo Express: A Gleaming New Train Service Coming to a Station Near You

(2) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 8:33 AM

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Amazing new business models are rare ... even in this time of great 'disruption.' Many start-ups position themselves as disrupting because they feel they have to or die.

So they reach.

And it almost never works. There are few truly disruptive business...

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