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Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Addressable TV May Hit 60% Of US in 2017: Neustar's Dethero

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Technology
MIAMI -- The ability to target individual households with a medium that is traditionally more used to shouting at mass audiences is here and now. But it's not universal - and it's not yet living up to some of the wilder dreams of ad industry executives. But "addressable TV" is about to go...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Wall-Size TV's To Internet Of Things Security: GroupM's Gotlieb On CES 2017

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Technology
LONDON - As he looks ahead to CES 2017, GroupM Chairman Irwin Gotlieb sees "enormous developments" in all six categories that are typically his focus at the global consumer electronics and technology trade show. In an interview with, Gotlieb identifies those categories as automotive, computing, computing mobility, consumer...
Amelia Marzec

How I Became An Artist And A Technologist

Amelia Marzec | December 7, 2016 | Technology
A number of years ago I lost all of the hearing in one of my ears overnight. At first, it seemed like it could be a minor problem, like a virus or inflammation. Two days later, I was supposed to perform at an event, and I sat waiting for my...
Steve Rosenbaum

Is AT&T's DirecTV Now The OTT Promised Land?

Steve Rosenbaum | December 7, 2016 | Technology
This week on Hacking TV the coming world of cable TV over the Internet hits the big time as AT&T introduces DirecTV Now. It's a dramatic announcement...if you ignore the technical difficulties and the complaints by the FCC . And what if everybody cancels their cable to go over the top? A top analyst says it would only cost Comcast $5.50 a month per customer defection. Meanwhile, CNN buys a social network app and the YouTube star who created it. And Netflix has a week of little news, but it could add up to be big. All this week on Hacking...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Google's TV Mantra: Connect, Distribute And Monetize For Programmers

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Technology
MIAMI - Google doesn't have to search for television partners. The digital giant is busily helping broadcasters and cable networks connect with viewers while distributing and monetizing their content. "We definitely have a perspective that eventually everything is going to go IP," says Brian Jankovsky, Director of Entertainment & Sports...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Innovid Integrates Video With Marketing Clouds To Fully Link The Consumer Journey

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Technology
Video has just been invited to the brand marketing cloud party, courtesy of integration escort Innovid. The new Innovid Marketing Cloud Suite lets marketers link with massive backend systems from Adobe, IBM and Oracle to "synchronize the customer journey across different channels," Zvika Netter, CEO & Co-Founder of Innovid, says...
Adi Gaskell

Are people getting unrealistic expectations of driverless technology?

Adi Gaskell | December 7, 2016 | Technology
As with so many new technologies, driverless vehicles have been accompanied by an awful lot of hype, both around what they will be capable of doing, how this might benefit society, and of course the impact the technology...
Adi Gaskell

What happens when humans regain control of driverless vehicles

Adi Gaskell | December 7, 2016 | Technology
As the technological side of driverless technology has become more powerful, we have increasingly turned to more philosophical questions around the technology. The so called trolley dilemma is one well known example, but we've also had questions around...
Jesse Damiani

Oculus Touch Just Launched. Here Are The Standout Titles.

Jesse Damiani | December 7, 2016 | Technology
The long-awaited Oculus Touch system has officially launched, with 53 titles now available. At Oculus Connect 3 in October, I had a chance to try out some of these titles, and whether or not you're already cozy with the Rift, here are...
Lolita Taub

Cognitive Business: Baidu AI Lab's Outlook Into 2017 and Beyond

Lolita Taub | December 7, 2016 | Technology
In this Cognitive Business interview, we get Baidu AI Lab's outlook into 2017 and beyond through the lens of Adam Coates, Director at Baidu Silicon Valley AI Lab.   Source: Baidu Research  
Vicki Holt

How can Connected Device Makers Reach Store Shelves Faster? With Digital Manufacturing

Vicki Holt | December 7, 2016 | Technology
There's hardly a device that isn't going "smart" these days. From coffee makers that we can operate from our smartphones to watches that can track our every step, everyday objects are taking on a whole new life in the internet of things (IoT)....
David B. Black

Managing Invisible Software

David B. Black | December 6, 2016 | Technology
How can you manage something you can't see? Simple: you can't. Can you see software? It depends. If you're a programmer, you can definitely see it -- assuming you know the language. Can you see written human language? Only if you...
Michael Berenis

Florida man crashes motorcycle into medical van worth $140,000 while texting and riding

Michael Berenis | December 7, 2016 | Technology
Typically when you hear about a motorcycle and car getting into an accident as a result of texting and driving, you'll envision a careless minivan texting away and then slamming into a stopped motorcyclist. That's mostly true, but not the case today. Just south of Orlando, FL on the I-4...
Erica Swallow

Delta Entrepreneurs Gather in Little Rock for Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Erica Swallow | December 6, 2016 | Technology
Bootcamp participants listen to and give digital feedback on one another's startup pitches. [Photo by Erica Swallow] Entrepreneurs from six states in the Mississippi River Delta region gathered for the Delta Entrepreneurship Network (DEN) Bootcamp in Little Rock on Friday, December 2nd at...

Does Your Social Media Personality Reflect the Real You?

Quora | December 6, 2016 | Technology
Why do people's online and real-life behaviour differ so much, even in the same contexts? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Koyel Bandyopadhyay, Sociologist and Photographer, on Quora: 
Sam Cohen

3 Fields Bringing AI of Things to the Forefront

Sam Cohen | December 6, 2016 | Technology
If there's anything we can learn from the recent success of TV shows like Westworld and films like Her, is that we are more fascinated with AI than ever, though not quite in the ways television portrays. Today, the AI we want is...
Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH

Making Progress Against Cancer with Connected Health: The Time Is Now

Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH | December 6, 2016 | Technology
In 2011, when President Obama appointed me, Owen Witte, MD, and Hill Harper, JD, to the President's Cancer Panel, we were determined to select and frame topics for exploration that would be actionable and make a difference for this country and beyond. As we viewed challenges in cancer...

How Will Voice First Devices Disrupt the Pay Per Click Model?

Quora | December 5, 2016 | Technology
Is Google aware that Voice First devices will break the pay-per-click business model? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Brian Roemmele, Alchemist & Metaphysician, on Quora: ...

What's the Best Way to Get Into Financial Technology as a Student?

Quora | December 5, 2016 | Technology
What do you think is the most effective way to get involved in the Blockchain/Fintech space as a student? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Chris Larsen, CEO and...

Alexa and Google Home Record What You Say. But What Happens To That Data?

Wired | December 5, 2016 | Technology
By Tim Moynihan for WIRED. If you got an Amazon Echo or Google Home voice assistant, welcome to a life of luxurious convenience. You’ll be asking for the weather, the news, and your favorite songs without having to poke around on your phone....
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