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The Bigger Snoop

http://bit.ly/1JeHfxL Who's the bigger snoop--government or Google?  On my panel at the Milken Global Forum, ACLU's President, an Intel privacy veep, an anti-hacker and a computer scientist debate that question and hold forth on what may already be a moribund idea: the notion that anything we do … [Read More...]

Intruder Alert

My Home Invasion

By Dennis Kneale It happened to me around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon—a scary intruder entered my apartment, invading my sense of safety and privacy in my own … [Read More...]

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A Face Made for Radio

http://bit.ly/1pB9JMG This ink-stained wretch turned pixel pundit is branching out:  Just did three hours on Glenn Beck's online radio network, theblaze.com.   … [Read More...]

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The Haters on ZeroHedge

“I’ve always been . . . a provocateur.”  That was my opening line in a mini-profile TV spot that CNBC taped with me as part of its “I am CNBC” campaign a few years … [Read More...]

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The Interviewer, Interviewed

  http://bit.ly/1EM92Vf Hey guys, did an interview at Milken Global Conference last week with Business RockStars.  Click here to check it out. http://bit.ly/1EM92Vf … [Read More...]

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The Bigger Snoop

http://bit.ly/1JeHfxL Who's the bigger snoop--government or Google?  On my panel at the Milken Global Forum, ACLU's President, an Intel privacy veep, an anti-hacker and a computer scientist debate that question and hold forth on what may already be a moribund … [Read More...]

Taming the Big Data Wave

For decades data storage has been a control freak’s dream: Data are “structured” and consistent, dutifully tucked away in disk-based systems that are prodigious in capacity but cantankerous and inflexible, unable to expand or shrink as data flows dictate. Now … [Read More...]

Back Office

Suddenly, Back-Office is Sexy

In the annals of innovation, inspiration can emerge from frustration.  For David Barrett, it came a few years ago after the “scarring experience” of a clash with vexing, outdated back-office software. He had just joined Akami after it acquired a startup he had … [Read More...]

"The Internet of Things is about the ambient computer, everything becomes aware, everything becomes connected and everything becomes available."

Next Big Thing: “Things”

Nicholas Negroponte became famous as a futurist with his book “Being Digital,” published in 1995. A few years later, a cub reporter at The Wall Street Journal asked him what would be next for the Net. “Things,” Negroponte answered. “Things that think want to … [Read More...]

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How Innovation Outgrew Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley doesn’t really matter anymore.  A high-tech CEO posed that provocation to me recently, though he had founded his company in Europe and had just relocated it to the valley that made innovation famous. It was a move made mainly for appearances, the … [Read More...]