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Ford Motor Shows Off Its Latest Car Tech at CES

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

We had a chance to sit down with Ford’s chief technical officer Paul Mascarenas at the big CES technology trade show this week, where the U.S. car maker unveiled a few new ideas including a new solar-powered concept car, a Mustang bristling with driver-assist technology and some usability improvements and apps for its Sync infotainment [...]

Sony Unveils The First Portable 4K Camcorder For The Well-Heeled Masses

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

One of the more inescapable memes at CES this year is 4K (as it has been for a couple of years). Giant TV sets, laptops and streaming services are all peddling the term, a shorthand for ultra high definition video. 4K just means a screen that is 3840 pixels across with an aspect ratio of 16:9, giving [...]

Let’s Go For A Ride In Traffic With Audi’s Self-Driving Car [Video]

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

We were escorted out of the Cosmopolitan Hotel garage in Las Vegas by two Nevada state troopers, who followed our Audi A6 Avant all the way to Interstate 15. Traffic was moving pretty well, which is why we needed the troopers, because we were about to make our own traffic jam at CES to show [...]

Get Some Better Sleep With The Withings Aura Sleep Monitor Under The Mattress

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

The National Institutes of Health says that 50 to 70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems that can significantly diminish their health, alertness and safety. Withings, a manufacturer...Show More Summary

Are You Terrible At Free Throw Shooting Like Me? This Technology Can Help

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

At the expansive fitness tech area of the CES trade show, there are booths upon booths of wearable gadgets that can measure your sleep and steps and heart rate and more. But we were intrigued at the come-on of one tech company we found, the privately held product-design shop Cambridge Consultants of the UK, that has [...]

Everything You Need To Know About The Gadget Industry In 5 Minutes

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

I spotted Greg Harper at the Sony press event last night at the CES tech trade show in Las Vegas and had to grab a few minutes with him. Harper, the cofounder of the Gadgetoff conference and an industry consultant at Harpervision, may be the most plugged in observer of consumer technology on the planet—because [...]

The 2014 Midas List of Tech’s Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

It’s time for all great technology investors and company builders to stand up and be counted in the 14th annual Forbes Midas List of the world’s top venture capitalists. Since 2011, Forbes has worked with TrueBridge Capital Partners to create what we think is the authoritative ranking of the financiers building the growth companies of the future and [...]

Audi’s CES Keynote Blessedly Short But Long On Vorsprung durch Technik

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Keynotes at the giant Consumer Electronics Show blanketing Las Vegas this week tend to drag on in self-glorifying clockwork fashion. A comic or some PR flunky warms up the crowd, then the CEO strides out to unveil a series of gizmos slightly better than last year’s gizmos. There’s music, guest stars, and manufactured desire. Rarely [...]

Tech Stocks To Buy In 2014 For Growth And Value Investors

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

What are you going to snap up for the technology portion of your portfolio next year? If you’re the betting kind you could go for the premier growth stocks, ones that analysts are expecting to race ahead in revenue and earnings growth, hopefully taking their share price along for the ride. But if you have [...]

The Best Performing Big Tech Stocks Of 2013: Did You Own Any Of Them?

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Idaho, China, Menlo Park. That would have been your itinerary this year to find the tech stocks that make up the list of the best-performing names of 2013. These are stocks that have doubled or even tripled their investors’ money and, while some have likely exhausted the easy gains, others are expected by Wall Street [...]

Redfin CEO’s Top Predictions For U.S. Housing In 2014

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

By Glenn Kelman, CEO of Redfin In the summer of 2010, Redfin predicted that a tax-credit-fueled recovery would falter badly, which it did. In the winter of 2011 – 2012, Redfin was one of six housing commentators to call the bottom. In April 2013 Redfin predicted sharp price increases through early summer, only to be [...]

Artisanal Manufacturing: Creating Jobs To Produce Things In America Again

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Guest post by Randy Komisar, partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers In the 1950s, one third of the American workforce was employed in the manufacturing industry; the economy not only supported manufacturing jobs, it thrived on the power of this sector. Since then, U.S. manufacturing has been in a sharp decline [...]

You’re Not Going To Believe What Facebook Just Did To The 7 Ways Superlicious Content Sites Drive Traffic

7 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Guest post by Jeremy Liew, a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners Yesterday Facebook made a change to its newsfeed algorithm, promoting high quality content and deprecating [fancy word for de-emphasizing]  low quality content and meme photos. What will this mean for the new generation of content sites who have fed entirely off of social sharing? In [...]

H-P Earnings Come Up Short, Revenue Better Than Expected

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Tech giant Hewlett-Packard announced its fiscal fourth quarter and full year results after the close today, reporting fourth quarter GAAP diluted net earnings per share of 73 cents, up from a loss per share of $3.49 in the prior-year period, when it took a giant write-down for the botched Autonomy software acquisition. Fiscal 2013 net revenue [...]

Dikembe Mutombo, Lauren Bush, Jorge Perez On Building Their Philanthropies

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

We held a “speed-round” the Forbes 400 Philanthropy Summit last spring. The idea was to introduce the participants to four busy and groundbreaking philanthropists: NBA great Dikembe Mutombo, activist and model Lauren Bush Lauren, South Florida condo king Jorge Perez and real estate scion Francine LeFrak. Complete coverage of the Forbes 400 Summit On Philanthropy [...]

Francine LeFrak: One Powerful Way Lift African Women Out Of Poverty

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

One of my favorite participants at last spring’s Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy was Francine LeFrak. Her father Sam built one of New York’s biggest real estate empires (the family fortune stands at $5.6 billion) by satisfying middle-class demand for housing in the post-WWII economic boom. Her brother Richard now runs the operation while Francine [...]

IBM Opens Up Its Watson Cognitive Computer For Developers Everywhere

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

IBM may be locked in the middle of the cloud war against rivals such as Microsoft and Amazon, but it has leapfrogged its competitors in the push to make a commonplace out of cognitive computing (in which machines think for us and sometimes like us). Big Blue announced today it will begin offering online access [...]

This Amazing Robot Exoskeleton Helps The Paralyzed Walk Again

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

It was a cold February day eleven years ago when Michael Gore fell 12 feet to the ground at his work site near Atlanta. His back broke, pinching off his spinal cord at the T10 vertebrae. Gore was consigned to a wheelchair forever, told he could never walk again. Even after a decade, Gore says, [...]

Twitter IPO Pool: Where Will The Shares End Up At First Day Close?

8 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

All eyes are on the Twitter IPO, the biggest tech exit since Facebook. The bankers are expected to close the books on Wednesday and the stock should start trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday if everything goes as planned. Twitter raised the top end of its IPO opening price range by 25%, [...]

Google, Evernote, Rockefeller U. Headline Launch Of Forbes’ Innovators Event Series

9 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

I’ve always thought there ought to be a way to soak up new ideas in business, technology and culture without having to spend three or four days holed up at a conference resort somewhere far from home and work. While that can be loads of fun, it does get old and, well, we all have [...]

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