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Microsoft’s Steady Comeback Has Begun

Microsoft was in bad shape when CEO Steve Ballmer left this year. It was very fiscally healthy, but it had failed twice in two years to release a successful tablet despite billions spent on marketing. Microsoft’s Windows phones picked up only a fraction of the global smartphone market. Microsoft’s most lucrative products, the  Office Suite and Windows, faced steep competition from Google’s own offerings. Over the past decade, Microsoft...




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Dear CVS CEO: I wouldn’t give up on ApplePay just yet

[This letter was emailed to CVS Caremark CEO Larry Merlo this morning.] Dear Mr. Merlo, According to sources, you’re looking to build a system that allows you to circumvent credit card processing fees. I’m not a betting man, but I promise you that your solution will do no more than waste your company’s time, and money. Over the rest of this letter, I’ll try...




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Vid: “Teslas Will Be Self-Driving Next Year” Says Elon Musk

Self-driving cars are closer than we thought. According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, some Tesla cars will be 90% autonomous by next year! Those are cars on the road, driven by consumers. Not just theoretical, experimental cars. For decades, self-driving cars were but a pipe-dream, professed by futurists as the answer to all of life’s problems. In modern times, Google and other companies have...




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Meet The Google Lab That Is Changing Mobile

Right now, we live in two worlds. We have our digital world, with photos, messages, and news, and our physical world, with things like food, cars, and exercise equipment, and washing machines. The past decade has been about expanding our digital world, and making it more capable. The next decade will be about combining our digital and physical worlds. We’ve seen this shift in...




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Our 5 Top Technologies for 2014 (The Groundbreaker List)

2013, I’m done with you. It’s not that I don’t like you, but you’ve lost your zeal, and 2014 has taken it. Why? Because these 5 technologies are going to make 2014 an awesome year for not just us nerds, but for people around the globe. This is our list of predictions for for 2014. P.S – to our over 2,000 email Subscribers, I...