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The 2014 International CES (January 7-10 in Las Vegas) is around the corner. Thinking back to last year's show, there were a few trends that stood out...
Former House of Representatives Speaker Tom Foley was a great leader and legislator, but I knew him best as a lover of technology -- and a very decent and honorable person.
With hard research that shows requiring co-pays cuts down on vital drug use, why don't insurance companies start selecting certain drugs and exams they will pay 100 percent reimbursement?
As the founder and producer of the Sports and Fitness Tech Summit at CES each year, I feel the need to take the tools of the high-tech outdoor sport...
Sex and technology have merged. And folks, I'm not seeing a divorce on the horizon. Ever since the Internet arrived, our sexual and romantic lives have become more and more digitized, with "sexnology" offering opportunities for connection, dissociation, and everything in between.
CES made clear how much our whole notion of what a computer does is changing. Only a few short years ago, we used computers only at our desks. Now there are laptops, netbooks, the Mac Air, Ultrabooks and tablets of all sizes.
The explosion in new technologies to track everything from our sleep to our miles logged enables a new approach to health and fitness -- data-driven, measurable, visual and social.
What does it mean to be "global"? Are we talking values? Experiences? Merchandise? All of the above?
Technology companies designing solution-based products for women are few and far between. But a few entrepreneurs are filling the void left by major technology companies by actually designing products to fit women's lifestyles instead of just "pinkifying" them.
The Consumer Electronics Show is now over, tens of thousands of devices have been unplugged, the U.S. power grid has returned to normal, and I have finally begun to decompress. And able to step away, I can now see the madhouse circus zoo in a better perspective.
Society and technology have evolved much faster than our instincts, leaving us vulnerable to adverse influences. But unlike lower animals duped by parasitic species, humans sell supernormal stimulus to each other for a profit.
CES is an ultimate gadget fest. It reflects its era. Now is the time for CES to celebrate its renaissance as a trade show, but for me and my company, it's time to return to the fuel that will drive every gadget seen: content.
If car manufacturers really want to have something that resembles an app store, they are going to have to put their heads together and play it smart. As with everything else, there is a right way and wrong way of doing it.
Yes there were bigger TV's, thinner TV's, TV's with the most incredible picture quality, more tablets, more phones, more games and even fridges that talk to you. Loads of great stuff. But not loads of surprises.
LAS VEGAS --TV and video planning have been moving closer in recent years, and all signs point to 2013 as the year the two will finally merge, pre...