Archive for August, 2014

Security App Lookout Attracts $150 Million in Venture Capital

August 17, 2014

Lookout, a seven-year-old mobile security company in San Francisco, is riding a wave of concern over cyberthreats, with 50 million people using its security app. Now, the company has raised a fresh haul of venture capital from some major financial firms. Lookout announced on Wednesday that it had attracted $150 million from investors led by […]

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UHD/4K Quandary: To Buy or Not to Buy – AVS Forum

August 14, 2014

Scott Wilkinson muses on whether or not native 4K content is necessary for 4K TVs and the wisdom of buying one now. I’m on a lot of e-mail Source: www.avsforum.com

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Brainstorming Doesn’t Work; Try This Technique Instead

August 11, 2014

Ever been in a meeting where one loudmouth’s mediocre idea dominates? Then you know brainstorming needs an overhaul. Source: www.fastcompany.com

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5 Phrases Every Leader Should Overuse

August 11, 2014

With all the things you need to handle as you lead your startup, it’s easy to get lost. Rely on these phrases to guide you in the right direction. Source: www.inc.com

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The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

August 11, 2014

The science is clear: People make decisions on the basis of first impressions. As speakers, we need to take advantage of that. Source: www.inc.com

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NFL players to wear RFID chips to track their movements on the field | Impact Lab

August 10, 2014

The sensors will track the players on the field. Beginning this September, and for the first time ever 17 National Football League stadiums will e Source: www.impactlab.net

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SBA Takes Part in Millennial Trains Project to Reach Entrepreneurs Across the Country

August 8, 2014

Source: content.govdelivery.com Hmmph. Bypasses Denver

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Outpace the Apocalypse with this Motoped Survival Bike – Boldride.com

August 8, 2014

Introducing the Motoped Survival Bike, your go-to transportation for any emergency, or when the zombie apocalypse hits. Source: news.boldride.com Bad A$$

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IBM cracks open a new era of computing with brain-like chip: 4096 cores, 1 million neurons, 5.4 billion transistors | ExtremeTech

August 7, 2014

Scientists at IBM Research have created by far the most advanced neuromorphic (brain-like) computer chip to date. The chip, called TrueNorth, consists of 1 million programmable neurons 256 million programmable synapses spread out across 4096 individual neurosynaptic cores. Built on Samsung’s 28nm process and with a monstrous transistor count of 5.4 billion, this is one […]

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Why implementation matters | McKinsey & Company

August 7, 2014

How important is the way you implement a major change effort? We surveyed more than 2,000 global executives to find out—and to learn from the best. A McKinsey & Company article. Source: www.mckinsey.com Valuable impact is only generated by execution. 

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