CES 2018 in Photos: What We Remember Most

CES 2018 highlights, by David Cardinal

CES is always an overwhelming cacophony of sights and sounds, but a few images always stand out. Here are a few of our favorites from this year’s show.

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Creeping Decentralization and CRM


One of the big stories of next year might be decentralization. Decentralization is what it sounds like: pushing centralized processes and decision-making to the periphery, where it is believed people can be more effective at dealing with whatever is on tap. Western democratic capitalism runs circles around Soviet style centralized command-and-control economics. Although the Soviet Union is long gone, command and control still thrives in China, Cuba, North Korea, and even in modern Russia.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85004.html?rss=1

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7 steps for crafting the perfect password

Your password can ruin your life. I know that sounds dramatic, but it’s true. If someone figures out your email password, you’re in trouble. Social media? Even worse. Once hackers access your online bank account, they can wreck your finances, and you may feel the repercussions of that break-in for years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/28/7-steps-for-crafting-perfect-password.html

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Cutting the cord? How to pick your streaming services

“Cut the cord.” It sounds so freeing, doesn’t it? No more paying exorbitant fees for hundreds of channels you never watch. With streaming services, you can watch whatever, whenever, wherever. Pretty great, right?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/17/cutting-cord-how-to-pick-your-streaming-services.html

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Startup buys young blood, injects it into older people

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s real: Ambrosia, a startup from entrepreneur Jesse Karmazin, pays for the blood of people under the age of 25, then sells anyone over age 35 a transfusion of the younger blood for $8,000—the only US company to offer such a service, Vanity Fair reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/startup-buys-young-blood-injects-it-into-older-people.html

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Here's how 'invisible armor' could defeat bullets and blades

Ever wonder if there was such a thing as transparent armor? It sounds like something straight out of a comic book, but it’s something the Navy has actually created.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/heres-how-invisible-armor-could-defeat-bullets-and-blades.html

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The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world

Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto, sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/16/zuckerberg-manifesto-how-plans-to-debug-world.html

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Does Zuckerberg's 2017 personal challenge suggest political plans?

Mark Zuckerberg sets a personal challenge for himself every year, and the one for 2017 sounds more suited to a political candidate than a tech CEO: In a Facebook post Tuesday, Zuckerberg said he wants to have visited all 50 states by the end of the year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/04/does-zuckerbergs-2017-personal-challenge-suggest-political-plans.html

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App Dev Today


Last year, I researched the impact of the proliferation of cloud computing on business. I know it sounds like a dry topic, but if you are a CIO or an application development manager, the results can have serious meaning. Cloud computing has deeply penetrated the enterprise and SMB ranks, and 46.3 percent of respondents said they had four or more cloud applications in use, my partner, Esteban Kolsky, and I discovered. The cloud is just a better way to deliver application functionality at a reasonable price to a growing universe of companies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83427.html?rss=1

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21st century technology might have solved the mystery

A year later, it still sounds impossible: A sophisticated $270 million airliner carrying 239 people disappears, leaving very few clues about where it went. Believe it or not, in our modern world, airplane tracking hasn’t caught up to available technology.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/-0ilWs993MY/index.html

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Tech to help you sleep better

The monitors we use all day and the tablets and phones we use at night are ruining our sleep patterns. The lights, sounds and activity on our devices engage our brains before bedtime, making it hard to fall asleep.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/27/tech-to-help-sleep-better/

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Scientists implant tiny robots inside live mice

Can robots travel inside living animals? It sounds like science fiction, but scientists have just made it a reality by implanting tiny nano-robots inside living mice. Researchers from the Department of Nanoengineering at the University of California, San Diego, published their report on the first successful tests of implanting micro robots designed to disperse drugs within a body, reports SmithsonianMag.com.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/23/scientists-implant-tiny-robots-inside-live-mice/

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New service allows anonymous users to rent out your hard drive

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In what sounds like a both innovative and horrifying idea, new service Storj allows anonymous users to rent out space on your hard drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/197434-new-service-allows-anonymous-users-to-rent-out-your-hard-drive

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Destination Cloud: Are We There Yet?


There is growing interest in the cloud. It sounds absolutely perfect for both consumers and businesses. Some are jumping in — so why isn’t everyone? There are many pros and cons. Many use it successfully to build and manage their growing business, but many others fall victim to problems. What, exactly, is the cloud? That’s the first problem. “The cloud” is a general term that means many different things. The cloud actually has been around for years. Back up your computer to Carbonite or Mozy? You use the cloud.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80520.html?rss=1

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