Cycling goes high-tech with specialized 'iPadded' seats

Technology is rapidly changing sports design as well as customization, and it’s not just for the pros. Specialized Bicycle Components makes high performance bikes but it’s now using software from its Retül unit and an iPad to bring high tech offerings to the masses.

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Most Businesses Want Agility but Few Have It


Many organizations recognize that agility enables better responses to changing business conditions, but few have taken the necessary steps to reach that goal. Although two-thirds of the respondents to a recent CA Technologies survey saw value in business agility, only about 12 percent said their organizations were on their way to achieving it. “Success today requires that companies quickly sense and adapt to changes, pivot to address market changes and customer needs, and do so at scale,” said Surya Panditi, general manager of agile management.

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7 amazing things your smartphone's camera can do

Camera phones are changing the landscape of photography.Professionals are carrying them instead of hefty DSLRs, and indiefilmmakers are using them to shoot everything from music videosto feature-length dramas. With advanced features and tons of free editing software, they are becoming more sophisticated every year. Your smartphone may contain the lens of the future.

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TuneIn banks on mobile airwaves, sports to push premium content

Streaming audio may not be killing the radio star, but those digital streams are definitely changing the future of radio by altering the delivery of audio content on demand.

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Creating the Right Business Culture for Success


In an era when technology is changing the ways people conduct every aspect of their lives, it’s not a surprise that business leaders have come to depend on it as the lever that will elevate their sales and marketing performance to the next level.
Productivity has increased in all aspects of business because of technology, and the implementation of CRM, SFA, marketing automation and social media tools — to name a few technologies — has had a direct effect on sales effectiveness. That effect is not a universal thing, however.

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When hacking could enable murder

Cyberthreats are changing. We’re worried about hackers crashing airplanes by hacking into computer networks. We’re worried about hackers remotely disabling cars. We’re worried about manipulated counts from electronic voting booths, remote murder through hacked medical devices and someone hacking an Internet thermostat to turn off the heat and freeze the pipes.


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Beyond cyberthreats: When hacking could enable murder

Cyberthreats are changing. We’re worried about hackers crashing airplanes by hacking into computer networks. We’re worried about hackers remotely disabling cars. We’re worried about manipulated counts from electronic voting booths, remote murder through hacked medical devices and someone hacking an Internet thermostat to turn off the heat and freeze the pipes.


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What the Lava Lamp company makes now

The company that brought you the world famous Lava Lamp is changing its name: To better reflect its products, which now include a mix of party supplies and bathroom scales, Illiniois-based Lava Lite has rebranded itself Lifespan Brands.

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3 Ways CRM Can Help Sales in the IoT Era


It’s becoming increasingly clear that the nature of the sales profession is changing.
Salespeople are no longer the ones who introduce products to their customers — in most cases, especially in business-to-business settings, customers have done a lot of research on their own and are close to a decision before they talk to a salesperson. This trend, which has been long in coming, has some people in sales panicked. One million B2B salespeople in the U.S. will lose their jobs to self-service e-commerce by 2020, Forrester has predicted.

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Costolo Out in Twitter's Latest Round of Musical Chairs


Twitter is changing CEOs for the fourth time in four years. Incumbent Dick Costolo is stepping down July 1 and company cofounder Jack Dorsey will take over as interim CEO while the board searches, both internally and externally, for a suitable candidate to hold the post. Costolo will remain on Twitter’s board, and Dorsey will continue to serve as CEO of Square, which he also cofounded. Costolo reportedly had indicated previously that he wished to step down, triggering speculation that mounting pressures had done him in.

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Evernote adopts new Plus tier and revamped Premium option, Airbnb comes to iPad

Evernote on Wednesday added a new Plus tier to its notetaking services, simultaneously changing up its Premium subscription, while Airbnb introduced a native iPad interface to its iOS app.



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Apple now allowing marijuana-themed App Store downloads in 23 US states where drug is legal

America’s stance on marijuana is changing, and so too are Apple’s App Store policies, as the iPhone maker has begun giving the greenlight to cannabis-related apps, provided they are accessed from a state where the drug has been legalized.



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Scientists proceed with caution towards new gene mutation technology

A powerful new technology could be used to manipulate nature by changing a species gene pool through reproduction, and it has scientists proceeding with caution. 

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Is this the future of parenting?

Babies are unpredictable, messy and constantly changing. Sleep-deprived parents struggling to make sense of their tiny humans’ behaviors are starting to take a scientific approach, collecting data in the hopes of solving problems like not sleeping through the night.

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Is this the high-tech future of parenting?

Babies are unpredictable, messy and constantly changing. Sleep-deprived parents struggling to make sense of their tiny humans’ behaviors are starting to take a scientific approach, collecting data in the hopes of solving problems like not sleeping through the night.

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Apple brings in former Burberry, Nike social media director for new retail role

Apple appears to be changing its famously low-key approach to social media following the hiring of Musa Tariq — a social media whiz who previously worked under Apple Stores chief Angela Ahrendts at Burberry — as the retail division’s new digital marketing director.



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FCC Chair Changes Tune on Net Neutrality


The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission reportedly is changing a proposal for regulating Internet traffic in response to a wave of dissension against the idea.
Chairman Tom Wheeler had proposed a new “Net neutrality” plan that would allow Internet service providers to negotiate with companies that use the Internet to provide services to end customers — such as those who deliver streaming video, cloud services, social networking, or any Web service — in order to grant preferential treatment of their data in exchange for fees.

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