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What’s A Software Company Doing Buying An Architecture Firm?

Software companies don’t usually go around buying architecture and design firms, but The Living isn’t your typical beards-and-Blue-Bottle band of architects. The 7-person shop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard was acquired earlier this year for a small, undisclosed price by design and engineering software maker. The reason: The Living’s expertise in blending all that’s [...]

The Future Of Manufacturing As Told In Four Objects

Fungus buildings. Algorithmic chairs. Germ-fighting iPhone cases. Software giant Autodesk and others are ushering in a revolution in materials science you may not even see coming.

Baby Boomers: Here’s How Digital Health Tools Can Save You Money — And Save Your Life

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

The digital health revolution could not be arriving at a better time. The U.S. population is getting older, sicker, fatter and more sedentary. As the population ages, and the number of people with serious chronic conditions grows, the financial strains on the economy mount. These are mammoth issues, which defy easy solution. That said, there [...]

Move, Inc. Hit By Major DDoS Attack

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Move, Inc., which runs realtor.com, the official site of the nation’s realtors, and other big listing properties, was hit by a major distributed denial of service attack at midday on Tuesday, June 17. Most of its sites are down as of 10:42 p.m. ET. Move put out a press release this evening after spending more [...]

Verizon’s Latest Intelligence On Cybersecurity [VIDEO]

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

[brightcove videoID=3629694254001 playerID=2540257919001] Most people know Verizon for the color red and its wireless network, but it also still operates a $15 billion enterprise division that operates a not-insignificant chunk of the Internet. Show More Summary

We’re Aswarm In Denial Of Service Attacks And It’s Getting Worse

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Denial of service cyberattacks get few props for their novelty in a field that prizes novelty. Lately, though, they’ve been making up in volume for what they lack in originality. A denial of service (DoS) attack, or DDoS if it’s distributed as in originating from multiple computers, is an attempt to disrupt the operation of a [...]

Racing with Machines: Labor Force Innovation and the New Digital Frontier

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

In 1975, the fastest supercomputer cost approximately $5 million at the time and processed at the same speed of today’s $400 iPhone 4, according to a recent McKinsey report on digital technologies. Imagine telling someone in 1975, “In 35 years, you will have a device in your pocket that can call anyone on the planet, [...]

Modems, Romans and Net Neutrality: Two 21st Century Looks At An Old Problem

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

If you can identify the screech of a modem audibly exchanging data, it makes you something of an Internet old-timer. But to understand the current controversy about net neutrality, you need to go back further than the days of dial-up. Like to the 1960s, when the concept of a global computer network and key technologies [...]

Red Button Flaw Exposes Major Vulnerability In Millions of Smart TVs

5 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

It’s 9:30 p.m. on a Sunday in New York City. People in their apartments in the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan have their air-conditioners blasting and don’t hear the slight whirr of the two drones hovering 35 stories in the air outside. They’re on the couch watch Family Guy, Duck Dynasty or the Good Wife on [...]

The Tech Sector Needs More Women; Here’s How You Can Make It Happen

5 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

By Juliet de Baubigny Despite years of widespread discussion and a number of high profile female leaders, most Silicon Valley technology companies remain boys’ clubs. Women remain sparsely represented at venture capital firms, in corporate...Show More Summary

The ComiXology Outrage

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

By Gerry Conway, co-creator of The Punisher, Man-Thing, Killer Croc, and many other popular (and not so popular) characters for Marvel and DC Comics. Post originally appeared April 27 on ComicBook.com. Reprinted with permission. And so, as we could have predicted, Amazon wrecks Comixology. What has it been, less than a month since Jeff Bezos [...]

Dropbox Extends Its Reach Into Business And Your Memories

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

File storage and synching service Dropbox announced several new apps and services today, along with an updated user count of 275 million, up from just over 200 million late last year. The fast-growing privately held San Francisco company, which added close to 500 employees since a year ago and has raised gobs of money lately, [...]

Former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano On The New Rules For Global Business Leaders

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

[brightcove videoID=3438176241001 playerID=2540257919001] Sam Palmisano had a great run as CEO of IBM from the start of 2003 to the end of 2011. The tech giant shifted investment into growth markets and dumped commodifying hardware (PCs) in favor of services, open-source software and a clever “smarter planet” marketing blanket for it all. Shares rose 125%. [...]

Online Shopping Is Now An Act Of Charity With GiveBackBox

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

File this one under brilliant ideas that come from homeless people. Monika Wiela was a rising marketing executive in Poland (she introduced the KitKat bar to the Poles) but decided to try the American Dream and moved to Chicago in 2006. She started her own business exporting shoes back to Poland and in 2012 opened a Web [...]

Why Weird Is The New Normal

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Like all born entrepreneurs, Mike Lazerow likes people, especially weird people. If he had his way, a lot more people would stop being so normal. The founder of social-media marketing firm Buddy Media (which he sold a couple of years ago to Salesforce.com for $785 million) believes there’s an especially mean trick being played on [...]

In Final Push For Obamacare Enrollment, It’s Michele’s Turn At Viral Video

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Fresh on the heels of POTUS’ po-mo visit to Zack Galafianakis’s “Between Two Ferns,” the White House and creative agency Droga5 have launched a new online video campaign, “#YourMomCares,” featuring the First Lady and the moms of celebs such as Jonah Hill, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Jennifer Lopez, to get more kids covered. Open enrollment [...]

George Takei Takes On SXSW, LGBT Rights And…Broadway?

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

George Takei is one awesome dude. While most people his age think social media means reading the newspaper out loud, the 76-year-old Japanese-American actor who played Sulu on the original Star Trek has developed a canny high-low approach to sharing content, building a fan base of 6.5 million on Facebook. He and his husband Gary and their [...]

Jon Favreau On His New Movie ‘Chef’, Rules Out A Tinder-Fueled Swingers Remake

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

[brightcove videoID=3323406477001 playerID=2540257919001] Writer-actor-director Jon Favreau (Swingers, Elf, Iron Man and Iron Man 2) premiered his new movie Chef at this week’s SXSW festival in Austin, Tex., In between slinging Cubano sandwiches, Favreau gave us five minutes on his career and approach to filmmaking. The script for Chef came to him in a flash (he says he wrote [...]

Israeli President Shimon Peres Bites Back At Iranian President’s Address At Davos

9 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Israeli President Shimon Peres responded immediately to the address an hour earlier by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the World Economic Forum this morning in Davos, Switzerland. Rouhani’s address was full of conciliation, moderation and was described in a New York Times piece this morning as his “application to rejoin the international community.” “I strongly [...]

Davos Dispatch: Richard Branson and The B Team Make Business Case For Human Rights

9 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

FORBES caught up at Davos this week with billionaire Richard Branson, who has completely shifted from profit-seeking serial startup mode to non-stop philanthropy and social change. Branson now spends some 80% of his time on social causes and planet-healing work under the umbrella of Virgin Unite. Examples: His safari preserve in South Africa runs a [...]

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