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Strategist predicts bitcoin, digital currency trading volume will ‘soon surpass’ Apple’s – CNBC

Friday, September 22, 2017

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How Technology Changes Teen Romance – New York Times

Friday, September 22, 2017

Dating violence can be digital. Parents should consider talking with their teenagers about abusive relationships, and a conversation about digital mistreatment would be a good place to start. In a recent survey, more than half of adolescent girls and boys had dated someone who tried to monitor or control them by texting so frequently that it made the recipient uncomfortable, expecting immediate responses, asking for their passwords, or tracking their…

Top 4 Digital Transformation Trends In High Tech Industries – Forbes

Friday, September 22, 2017

Shutterstock This week, I’m continuing the series looking at digital transformation trends in different industries like healthcare, retail, finance, and media and entertainment. But today, I’m focusing on the high-tech companies leading the charge—companies like Google and Amazon, which continue to seek new and exciting ways to innovate for their customers when many businesses are just catching on. Although the concept of “digital transformation trends in high-tech” may sound like…

Overland Park look for thieves after two cell phone stores robbed … – KSHB

Friday, September 22, 2017

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Overland Park looking for thieves after two cell phone stores robbed – KSHB

Friday, September 22, 2017

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The Love Lives of Digital Natives – New York Times

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Dating violence can be digital. Parents should consider talking with their teenagers about abusive relationships, and a conversation about digital mistreatment would be a good place to start. In a recent survey, more than half of adolescent girls and boys had dated someone who tried to monitor or control them by texting so frequently that it made the recipient uncomfortable, expecting immediate responses, asking for their passwords, or tracking their…

Google buys HTC assets in $1.1bn return to mobile phone ownership – Telegraph.co.uk

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Last year it released the first Google-branded phone, the Pixel, which is manufactured by HTC, and is gearing up to release a new model next month, but having thousands of staff join the company will expand the venture. The Pixel has been well received but only produced in small quantities. Of the 2,000 staff moving from HTC, roughly about a fifth of its workforce, many are already working on the…

Western Digital takes legal step to stop Toshiba memory investment – Reuters

Thursday, September 21, 2017

(Reuters) – Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) filed its latest legal action against joint-venture chip partner Toshiba Corp (6502.T) for moving to invest in a new flash memory production line without its help, the U.S. company said on Wednesday. The new arbitration requests, filed in the International Court of Arbitration that oversees the companies’ agreement, seeks to stop Toshiba from investing in the so-called Fab 6 facility in Yokkaichi, Japan, unless…

This ‘AI’ standing desk really just has a touchscreen tablet built-in – The Verge

Thursday, September 21, 2017

I have a standing desk. I like it. I’m standing right now, actually, and blogging at the same time. My standing desk is automated, so I push buttons on its attached remote, and it goes up and down. It also has some onboard memory and saves heights for me. It’s neat but not too wild. Meanwhile, a company called Autonomous says its new SmartDesk 3 is “the world’s most powerful…

Dems Push for a Digital Ad Crackdown to Stop Foreign Meddling – WIRED

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Democratic members of Congress are asking the Federal Elections Commission to crack down on digital campaign ads to prevent foreign meddling in future elections. In a letter to the FEC chairman, four members of the house and 16 senators—including Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Kamala Harris—urge the FEC to work with tech companies on new ways to monitor who’s paying for campaign ads on their platforms. The letter follows the…

This ‘AI’ standing desk really just has a touchscreen tablet built-in – The Verge

Thursday, September 21, 2017

I have a standing desk. I like it. I’m standing right now, actually, and blogging at the same time. My standing desk is automated, so I push buttons on its attached remote, and it goes up and down. It also has some onboard memory and saves heights for me. It’s neat but not too wild. Meanwhile, a company called Autonomous says its new SmartDesk 3 is “the world’s most powerful…

Digital Ocean launches Spaces, its object storage service – TechCrunch

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Digital Ocean today announced Spaces, its object storage service. This complements the company’s block storage service. Both of these services have different use cases, of course; unlike the block storage service, Spaces — as an object store — can scale up far beyond the 16TB limit of the block storage service because it’s not volume-based and not about connecting storage to a virtual machine. For Digital Ocean, this marks yet…

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Innovation And Digital Health – Forbes

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Gluttony is one of the seven deadly sins. (Photo by Shutterstock) Business is a tempting endeavor, and the road to success is lined with powerful distractions. It seems that digital health and many of its participants have discovered this. I’m not going to name names here, but I’m sure that many come to mind. The false profits, failed profits, style over substance, and even a Steve Jobs wannabe here and…

Digital transformation: How machine learning could help change business – Ars Technica

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

reader comments 20 Machine learning (ML) based data analytics is rewriting the rules for how enterprises handle data. Research into machine learning and analytics is already yielding success in turning vast amounts of data—shaped with the help of data scientists—into analytical rules that can spot things that would escape human analysis in the past—whether it be in pursuit of pushing forward genome research or predicting problems with complex machinery. Now…

Now is the time to be bullish about digital health, according to this investor – CNBC

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Exclusive: Toshiba flips back towards Western Digital group for chip … – Reuters

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp (6502.T) is shifting back toward selling its prized semiconductor unit to a group backed by joint venture partner Western Digital Corp (WDC.O), people familiar with the deal said. Just days ago the Japanese firm said it was leaning toward a rival bid for the $18 billion business that includes a South Korean chipmaker. California-based Western Digital made key concessions to assure Toshiba it would not…

How Tenor Aims To Get GIF-Sharing Onto Every Mobile Phone – Forbes

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

(Courtesy of Tenor) Startup Tenor runs the most downloaded mobile GIF keyboard. Tenor cofounders Frank Nawabi (left), David McIntosh (CEO) and Erick Hachenburg (right). Google owns search intent. Facebook owns the social graph. But the “emotional graph” is still up for grabs — or so goes the argument David McIntosh, cofounder and CEO of the mobile GIF keyboard and search engine Tenor. Tenor isn’t as well known as some big-name…

Exclusive: Toshiba flips back towards Western Digital group for chip unit sale – sources – Reuters

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp (6502.T) is shifting back toward selling its prized semiconductor unit to a group backed by joint venture partner Western Digital Corp (WDC.O), people familiar with the deal said. Just days ago the Japanese firm said it was leaning toward a rival bid for the $18 billion business that includes a South Korean chipmaker. California-based Western Digital made key concessions to assure Toshiba it would not…

Inside Tenor’s Plan To Power GIF-Sharing On Every Mobile Phone – Forbes

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

(Courtesy of Tenor) Startup Tenor runs the most downloaded mobile GIF keyboard. Tenor cofounders Frank Nawabi (left), David McIntosh (CEO) and Erick Hachenburg (right). Google owns search intent. Facebook owns the social graph. But the “emotional graph” is still up for grabs — or so goes the argument David McIntosh, cofounder and CEO of the mobile GIF keyboard and search engine Tenor. Tenor isn’t as well known as some big-name…

The Haves And Have Nots Of Digital Transformation – Forbes

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Shutterstock As we move further into the digital transformation, the gap between the companies that get it—and those that don’t—continues to widen. Companies that have mastered digital are moving lightyears ahead of their sluggish counterparts. From the big enterprises like Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Google, and HP to the smaller start-ups making waves in their own industries, the contest is becoming increasingly uneven. So, what? A recent Cisco initiative, Digital Vortex:…