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Hyperloop Wins Its First Commercial Contract For Short Track

And away we go. The first commercial agreement to build a working hyperloop was announced today between Hyperloop Transportation Technologies of El Segundo, Calif. and Quay Valley, a 12-square-mile ecotopia planned along a desolate strip of grassland on Interstate 5 fifty miles north of Bakersfield, Calif. The hyperloop, you may recall, is a transportation concept […]

Hyperloop Is Real: Meet The Startups Selling Supersonic Travel

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tradigital

The race to turn Elon Musk's vision for high-speed ravel in steel tubes is officially on. Buckle up.

Davos Dispatches: Closing The Wealth Gap Through Data Literacy

The World Economic Forum gets underway tonight in Davos, Switzerland, with crisp Alpine air, snipers on roofs, the usual complement of heads of state (China, France, Italy, Germany, South Africa, Azerbaijan all representing) and hordes of CEOs and NGO leaders and a tent unironically called The Struggle To Survive. I’m trying to tease out top […]

The 2015 Midas List Now Open For Entries But Good Luck Getting On This Year

2 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

We’re two months away from publishing our annual Midas List of tech’s 100 top venture investors, the definitive ranking of risk-taking in technology, and our inboxes are already filling up with venture firms graciously reminding us of what an amazing year they’ve had. The Midas ranking looks back at five year’s of investments for each VC, […]

Faster, Cheaper, Younger: Meet 30 Under 30 Rising Stars Of Enterprise Technology

2 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

It’s a wonderful time for under-30 somethings to jump into technology. The market for software, hardware, security and services that helps businesses and government run better, faster and more cheaply is undergoing a massive shift as technology moves to the cloud and delivers automation and productivity to mobile devices at one’s fingertips. The legacy players […]

Gadgets We Love: Tikker Death Watch

3 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

The Tikker watch is not going to be on anyone’s holiday gift guides, but that’s why I love it. A watch that does nothing more than count down the years, months, weeks, days, hours and seconds you have left to live has to win your respect as a provocation. I wore it for a week […]

IBM Signs $325 Million Supercomputing Deal With Dept. Of Energy

3 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

may have its growth issues, but Big Blue can still move big iron. Today the Armonk, N.Y. computing giant announced a $325 million deal to supply the U.S. Department of with a new kind of supercomputer that will move data far faster and more efficiently than competing hardware systems. The supercomputers, nicknamed Sierra and Summit, will […]

First Look At A Darpa-Funded Exoskeleton For Super Soldiers

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

They take the cyborg thing seriously at Ekso Bionics. A wall of sci-fi movie posters—RoboCop, Iron Man, Transformers, The Terminator–line the snack room at the 8-year-old company in the historic assembly plant in Richmond, Calif. Engineers and technicians in the open, sunlit space fish around in parts bins for tiny screws, hydraulic tubing and velcro [...]

FedEx, Home Depot, GE, H-P To Headline Forbes CIO Summit

4 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

The relaunched Forbes CIO Summit is only a few weeks away and we couldn’t be more excited. Yes, there are a ton of CIO conferences, but none are as focused as this one on redefining the role of technology leadership. Best part: there are still seats left. So if you’re an active-duty CIO, by all [...]

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

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

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

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

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

8 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

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Move, Inc., which runs, 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]

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

10 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

10 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 Reprinted with permission. And so, as we could have predicted, Amazon wrecks Comixology. What has it been, less than a month since Jeff Bezos [...]

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