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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Jesse Bogner | Posted 10.16.2015 | World
Jesse Bogner

Though my opinion is closer to the middle than Shimon Peres, it was refreshing to see him speak at the TEDx White City event in Tel Aviv.

New Technology Enhances Football Season

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Even if you aren't into the game, football fandom isn't just about what happens on the field anymore. There are so many aspects to the football experience to enjoy -- like the tailgating -- that new gadgets have made it fun for everyone.

What the CEO of the "New" Google Needs to Do Next

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

So what should we expect from the leader of this "new" Google? Here four things I think he should focus on as he takes the helm.

Why The Best Chief Marketing Officer Might Not Be a Marketer: Introducing the 360-Degree CMO

Syed Hoda | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Syed Hoda

Attention CEOs: Are you looking for a chief marketing officer? Don't hire a marketer! Well, perhaps that's going a bit too far. Maybe, I should have said, "Don't hire 'just' a marketer."

Detecting Ignition of Wildfires Sooner: A Much-Needed, Tech-Driven Solution

Graham Kent, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2015 | Technology
Graham Kent, Ph.D.

While wildfires are currently devastating larges swaths of northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and western Montana, an interesting experiment is underway at Lake Tahoe and central Nevada. Imagine Steve Jobs meets wildfire.

Surprising Findings in China

Judah Freed | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Judah Freed

Steve Hoffman at Founders Space recently returned from a "marathon business trip" to China. He returned with some unexpected findings that defy many of our staid stereotypes in the West. With Steve's permission, I am quoting his findings below.

Why Can You Uber it to Someone's Home in China But You Can't Google or Facebook Them?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

While there is disagreement about its numbers -- its own estimates of a million rides a day are disputed -- what is not in dispute is that Uber may have achieved the seemingly impossible: as a tech company in the business of consumer data collection, it has cracked the Chinese market.

IoT: We All Believe the Hype -- Now What?

Syed Hoda | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Syed Hoda

rather than further contributing to the hype, the question for many is quite simply: now what? Well, now, it's about "doing" IoT rather than just preaching about help make IoT more of a reality.

Is Google at Risk of Being Remembered for the Worst Innovation Record in History?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

In its relentless hunt for innovation, Google is a voracious acquirer of innovative companies. In the two years prior to 2014, it outspent its five closest rivals combined on acquisitions. Here, too, it has failed in dramatic ways.

10 Most High-Tech Airports in the U.S.

Fodor's | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel

From check-in to the gangway, the airport sets the tone for your trip. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, modern advancements in airport serv...

Congress and Lack of Immigration Reform: A Study on How to Undermine the U.S. Economy and America's Place in the World

Edward Goldberg | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

What is most surprising about the U.S. Congress today is how harmful its parochial views have become to America's long-term global economic interests.

Being Asian In American Business

Gil Laroya | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Gil Laroya

Asians have been fueling American high tech since the late 60's, and today the trend continues. The Asian mindset of humility and quietness puts many Asians into low paying jobs with long hours, which does a disservice to both their livelihoods and their respect.

5 Reasons Chicago Is a Clean Energy Powerhouse

Amy Francetic | Posted 01.04.2015 | Green
Amy Francetic

Recently U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary David Danielson visited Chicago and spoke at a new tech incubator on Chicago's South Side. During Dr. Danielson's remarks, he declared Chicagoland an "emerging regional powerhouse" for clean energy.

The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

In early September at the Supermobility/CTIA conferences, I moderated a discussion about the future for the Internet of Things (IoT). The women in t...

They're Blowing It Again

Robert Slayton | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Robert Slayton

The Republicans have a grand opportunity to woo a vital constituency, valued both because of their numbers as well as their potential as contributors. But the Grand Old Party is blowing it badly. Once again.

How Cannabis Tech Will Push Better Food Production Forward

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 11.29.2014 | Small Business
Karin Kloosterman

The tide is turning on American cannabis laws. More and more states are opting for medicinal and recreational use of marijuana and whether you are for or against it, there is an interesting effect: technologies being applied for growing cannabis will help make our planet make better food. I came to this conclusion when interviewing Israeli startups in the agtech space.

How to Stop Pissing Off Reporters

Maggie Quale | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Maggie Quale

Anyone working in PR knows that one of the most challenging tasks is to balance the desires of the client with the actual news value of the information. This is where the "relations" part of media relations comes in.

Your Hotel Room Can Do WHAT?! Super High-Tech Amenities

Oyster | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

Although summer vacations are traditionally meant for getting away and unplugging, we can't help but love these super high-tech hotels that boast some of the coolest geek-friendly amenities we've ever seen.

Next Generation High Tech Fashion

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

What do you get when you combine sensors, LEDs, chips and tremendous new design talent? You get a cornucopia of new fashion based on wearable technology.

Building a Desk Treadmill: A Love Story

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Robin Raskin

Sarah and Ben Hilmer are newlyweds living in Indianapolis. Ben noticed Sarah eyeing those $1500 plus treadmill desks --- the ones that let you type and walk at the same time.

Matt Sheehan

Chinese Tech Companies Splurge On Investment In U.S. | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.03.2014 | World

Chinese tech companies have splurged on major acquisitions of U.S. high tech firms in the first quarter of 2014, spending big bucks in pursuit of the ...

The New Global Leader, Part VII: Jonathan York, PhD, Turning Passion Into Profit for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Jon has been a CEO in both established businesses and startups, consultant and venture capitalist spanning the diverse yet interconnected fields of technology, academia, services, health care, government and international business.

San Francisco Is Made of Gold

Andrew Lam | Posted 03.11.2014 | San Francisco
Andrew Lam

Despite gridlocked freeways, longer commute times, greater air pollution, loss of open space, and, of course, urban sprawling and overcrowding, the young and hopeful continue to flock here. But is it worth it?

The Spider-Web: Why the Obamacare Site Won't Be Done on Time

Aaron Harber | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Aaron Harber

he biggest mistake the Obama administration made when promising the government's health care website would be fixed by the end of November was making ...

The Myth of High Tech Competition

Nathan Newman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Nathan Newman

The rise of the Internet has coincided with a drastic decline in new competitors emerging to challenge dominant firms.