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Iowa Wants to Let You Carry Your Drivers License On Your Phone

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

There's now a technology to replace almost everything in your wallet. Your cash, credit cards, and loyalty programs are all on their way to becoming obsolete.

Nylon Breakthrough: One Strand of Earth's Lifeline

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.14.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

So many people working to battle climate change in every corner of modern life, but still, is it enough? We're long past the carbon limit over which humans cannot survive long term, and we're nowhere near burning all the fossil fuels we'll need to support our energy needs.

Why We're All Frustrated With How News Is Covered, According To Google

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.11.2015 | Media

Type the words "why is the news" into Google and the site's Autocomplete function reveals a widespread frustration among news consumers. The su...

How Developers Are Using New Platforms to Innovate

Phil Simon | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

Go to any tech conference these days and you are likely to hear plenty of talk about platforms, software development kits (SDKs), and application programming interfaces (APIs).

Seven Manners Through Which Schools Are Killing Creativity

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 04.09.2015 | Education
Rajat Bhageria

Schools are killing creativity. But rather than just sharing articles and liking pages, let's actually do something about it; educators, implement some of these ideas, and comment on how they go. Let's bring on the education revolution, together!

Three Powerful Product Strategies That Can Improve Your Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

As the Internet and mobile technologies have grown in importance, so has the concept of the business or product revenue model. Quite simply, a business, revenue, or product model delineates how a company will make money from its products.

In the Loop with Bill Tai: A Story About Extreme Impact!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

Bill Tai is a genius who functions like an orchestra conductor. Able to weave together diverse people with a variety of strengths, bring out their greatest gifts. He has surrounded himself with gems.

How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected

Singularity University | Steven Kotler and Ken Goffman | Posted 02.09.2015 | World

This article was co-written with Ken Goffman. One of the things that happens when you write books about the future is you get to watch your predict...

Arthur C. Clarke Accurately Predicted Skype, E-mail, And Smartphones -- In 1976

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.06.2015 | Technology

Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke shared his thoughts about the Internet and e-mail, search engines and smartwatches, all in one interview. ...

How Silicon Valley Works

Tom Hayes | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology
Tom Hayes

Investment in Silicon Valley is at record levels. Venture firms are managing more funds and raising more money. New starts are also at a high, with more companies raising megadeals -- rounds of $100 million or more -- than ever before.

Should You Have The Right To Be Forgotten On Google? Nationally, Yes. Globally, No.

Luciano Floridi | Posted 04.07.2015 | World
Luciano Floridi

The day after some worldwide delinking starts being implemented, nothing will stop undemocratic and illiberal places from hosting a search engine that provides links to all information anyway. It would be ironic if we were to find information using a search engine based in North Korea because it were more complete than the local ones.

Content Marketing Best Practices for Business Focused Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.03.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Defining great content is no easy matter. To some execs the definition may be similar to Potter Stewart's quote about porn, which was a bit ambiguous:...

Android Owners Are Steady Share of US iPhone Buyers

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Previous iPhone Owners Increase As Fewer Own Basic Phones Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released additional analysis of the results ...

Android and iOS Control 95% of US Mobile Phone Market

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Launch Drive iOS Gains Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results of its research on m...

Verizon's Super-Cookies Are Spying on You Right Now

Mark Weinstein | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The Electronic Frontier Foundation thinks Verizon could be violating a federal law requiring phone companies to keep customer data confidential. My take on all of this is that if nothing else, it's a clear violation of our personal rights.

Prepare to Be Disrupted

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.05.2015 | World
Nathan Gardels

The WorldPost Future Series is a set of conferences that will explore the social and economic transformation fostered by rapid technological advance -- and how these tumultuous changes will impact daily life in our communities, our families and in the workplace.

Why 'Surveillance Is The Dominant Business Model On The Internet'

The European | Max Tholl | Posted 02.05.2015 | World

Andrew Keen, author of “The Internet is Not the Answer,” is known as the “Antichrist of Silicon Valley." He calls Google a monster, Uber a b...

Langston Hughes' 113th Birthday Honored Through Cool Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices

Google on Sunday celebrated what would have been the 113th birthday of famed African-American poet and social activist Langston Hughes through a power...

(VIDEO) Full Video Ad Viewability, We Will Get There, Google's Jane Hong

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.01.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

FORT LAUDERDALE -- So you're an advertiser and you only want to pay for ads that humans can actually see? Be careful what you wish for - today, that m...

Living Life and Letting Go in the Digital Age

Libby Oellerich | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Libby Oellerich

Over the past couple months I've thought about what it means for my generation to live life and share almost 85 percent of it to the world -- a scary and amazing concept. Here are a couple things I've learned about letting go of a past that is still searchable on Google.

What's Missing From the BBC's 'Future of News' Report?

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

These three points does not mean the BBC's "Future of News" report is not good or not worth reading. It is good and it is worth reading for everyone interested in the future of news. I'd just suggest reading it with these issues in mind.

Google To Change Its Privacy Policy

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | Technology

PARIS (Reuters) - Search engine Google <GOOGL.O> has agreed to better inform users about how it handles their personal information after an inve...

NASA's Investment in Commercial Space Is Vindicated!

Greg Autry | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Greg Autry

Last week, Google and Fidelity announced they were acquiring about 10 percent of Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies, "SpaceX."

Blood, Sweat and Tears Define Great Content: No More and No Less

Lee Traupel | Posted 03.30.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

How do you make content that the visitor wants to share? Key attributes: useful, emotion laden, factual, practical, newsjacks (events, moments in time, perspective).

Thousands Petition Google Translate After Site Offers Anti-Gay Slurs As Suggested Translations

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Officials for Google have apologized after the translation services offered on the search engine giant reportedly suggested a series of anti-gay slurs...