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Being Asian In American Business

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.18.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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
Oyster

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.

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Set Aside Petty Differences and Build Broadband Economy

Harold Ford, Jr. | Posted 12.30.2013 | Technology
Harold Ford, Jr.

It's time to get Congress working again for the American people who are not interested in the petty partisanship and more interested in finding solutions for today's societal challenges.

10 Impressive Tel Aviv Tech Startups

Kevin Ducoff | Posted 10.06.2013 | Technology
Kevin Ducoff

With more than 700 early-stage startups, and as many as 5,000 overall, it's no surprise that Tel Aviv has been ranked second only to Silicon Valley in terms of being a leading tech epicenter.

Conscious Capitalism and the Privacy Revolution

Mark Weinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

"The bottom line allows you to see where you've been, but not where you're going." - Doug Rauch What has happened to American capitalism? Somewhere ...

The New Global Leader, Part III: Dr. André Domin, at the Beating Heart of the Bio Tech Revolution

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

"I firmly believe bio tech start-ups have to network globally -- both in a business and a scientific sense. Also, they need to work with externals -- business leaders, mentors, coaches, consultants -- to ramp up their sales, management and marketing skills."

What Does Immigration Reform Mean for Startups?

Mike McGeary | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business
Mike McGeary

This is the first real attempt at truly comprehensive immigration reform, and it might actually have a shot. So what does this mean for startups? And why does this matter?

The New Global Leader, Part I: Andreas Fornwald, Master of International Relationships

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

This is first in a series of interviews with highly successful but little-known global business leaders who combine expertise in their fields and fully embrace both the established and emerging markets.

What's Next From the Israeli Tech Community?

Zach Cutler | Posted 05.19.2013 | Technology
Zach Cutler

Whether creating fun consumer technologies, advanced enterprise software or biotech breakthroughs, Israelis are certainly proving -- startup by startup -- that they are able and willing to solve some of the world's greatest issues.

My Thank You Letter to Bill Gates... and Why It Pertains to You

Edward Muzio | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business
Edward Muzio

Your life was almost certainly made better by a supervisor, manager, or leader along the way -- probably by many more than one. If you get the opportunity, say thanks. It's a great way to encourage more of what we really need: good leadership and management at all levels.

The CES Firewall for Young Entrepreneurs

Alexia Parks | Posted 01.10.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

TechCrunch calls this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) the year of the "Gadget start-up" - but the new model -- young, underage designers launch...

5 Great Tech Companies To Watch In 2013

Kevin Ducoff | Posted 02.17.2013 | Technology
Kevin Ducoff

We've put together a list of companies to watch in 2013, both in enterprise and consumer technology. Whether you're a potential investor, an eager developer or a devotee of all things tech, these are the companies to keep an eye on.

Gifts for Your College Student: From High-Tech to Practical

Jodi Okun | Posted 02.17.2013 | Fifty
Jodi Okun

Looking for the perfect gift for your college student? It's not too late to give them a gift that's thoughtful, fun or just plain practical. Let's f...