Tech Gadgets for the Holidays 2015

6 12 2015

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Week In Review


  1. This NYC Startup Just Launched To Help You Reach Fans
  2. Quadjobs finds college students to do all your holiday labor
  3. Google-style perks lure millennial workers to Long Island
  4. U.K. Seizes More Than 15,000 Hoverboards at Border Over Fire Risk
  5. Where’s your Uber? New color coding will help you find the right car




CES Unveiled New York 2016 Part 2

29 11 2015

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Week In Review


  1. Verizon Commercial Suggests a Thanksgiving Without Phones
  2. DraftKings, FanDuel head to court to remain in operation in New York
  3. Security officials test new technologies, prepare for Paris-style attacks
  4. Fossil’s Sleek New Smartwatches Finally Hit Stores
  5. Apple Acquires Visual Effects Startup That Worked Its Magic on Star Wars




CES Unveiled New York 2016

22 11 2015

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Week In Review


  1. Silicon Valley besting NYC as job destination for top-college grads
  2. A lot more NYC restaurants are about to go high-tech
  3. ISIS posts diagram of best apps for terrorist communication online: Bratton
  4. Fair use: YouTube protects some creators against questionable DMCA takedowns by paying up to $1M legal costs
  5. Google adds ability to invite non-Google users to Hangouts




Cybersecurity Information Sharing

15 11 2015

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Tomas has held a variety of engineering, sales and support leadership positions in both private industry and the military, including: US Army Signal Corps, Radware and Datatech. In the early 2000s, he was Senior VP of Technology at Zero Gravity Internet Group, a venture capital fund that provided the initial financing to Oingo, which you know today as Google Adwords/Adsense. Tom has been involved in the Internet and related technologies since he first logged on to ESANET in 1981.

Week In Review


  1. Victorious in San Francisco, Airbnb to increase presence in New York
  2. Real Estate Giant Tishman Family Turns to Real Estate Tech Start- Up
  3. Google abandons plan to open first-ever retail store in New York City
  4. Dropbox Enterprise Woos Big Business
  5. Circle With Disney Is A Box That Lets Parents Take Control Of Their Kids’ Internet Usage




The Rise of eSports

1 11 2015

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Eliot Miller has reported on the world of esports since 2013. Last year he started his own event management company ToBeGosu, and has worked with some of the biggest esports events in the UK. He recently moved to the US to work in Live Video Streaming, and has is starting to run events in the US.

Week In Review


  1. Online Auction House Aims to Give Big Houses a Run for Their Money
  2. IBM is going to change how we forecast the weather with Watson
  3. Etsy Launches A Same-Day Delivery Service For The Holidays, But It’s Pricey
  4. Is it Miitomo you’re looking for? Nintendo unveils its first smartphone game
  5. Google’s Internet-beaming Balloons to Take Off in Indonesia




Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy

18 10 2015

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An expert in the field of robotics, David Mindell regularly presents at industrial and research venues such as Lufthansa, Apple, Google, Fedex, NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and The Explorer’s Club. Mindell has twenty-five years of experience as an engineer in the field of undersea robotic exploration and is a veteran of more than thirty oceanographic expeditions. Mindell is also the founder of Humatics Corporation, which launches in fall 2015. Humatics pioneers a new vision of robotics with the goal of “automating people in” to make Situated Autonomy where robots work within human environments and create value.

Week In Review


  1. Fast-growing social-media firm VaynerMedia expands to London
  2. Google bids on Bloomberg’s bank-backed chat rival
  3. JetBlue Will Provide Free WiFi on Every Plane by 2016
  4. VW Will Recall 8.5 Million Rigged Diesels After German Hard Line
  5. DRM for JPEG? Standards group could make it happen




Managing Sensitive Company Info in the Age of Social Media

11 10 2015

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James Pooley is the author of Secrets: Managing Information Assets in the Age of Cyberespionage. He provides international strategic and management advice in patent and trade secret matters, performs pre-litigation investigation and analysis, and consults on information security programs.

Mr. Pooley recently completed a five-year term as deputy director general at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, where he was responsible for management of the international patent system (PCT). He has also taught trade secret law at the University of California, Berkeley, and has served as president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, where he currently serves as chairman of the board.

Week In Review


  1. Inventor platform Quirky files for bankruptcy
  2. IBM’s A.I. System Watson to Get New West Coast Home
  3. Mobile app is just the ticket
  4. Hackers Took Fingerprints of 5.6 Million U.S. Workers, Government Says
  5. GoPro stock tumbles over Apple concerns







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