Posts filed under “Technology”

Volume of Technology Deals


Source: US Technology Deal Insights Q2 2014 Update, PWC

Category: Markets, Technology

Help Wanted: Humans Need Not Apply


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Category: Employment, Technology, Video

Quant’s e-Sportlimousine: Electric Revolution

~~~ ~~~ Video From Classic Driver: So how does it work? Quite complicatedly, as it turns out. Essentially, each wheel has its own electric motor, drawing power from a central ‘Nanoflowcell’, a new chemical battery system capable of storing and releasing electrical energy at extremely high densities. Allegedly, the technology is a ‘beacon of hope’…Read More

Category: Technology, Weekend

Mobile Megatrends in 2014

Mobile Megatrends 2014 from VisionMobile

Category: Digital Media, Technology

Industries most frequently attacked by malicious online activity

Source: World Economic Forum

Category: Technology

Amazon Fire Phone Review: Full of Gimmicks, Lacking Basics

Source: WSJ

Category: Digital Media, Technology

Rolls Royce Wraith: High Tech Luxury for $400,000

I dont know who the buyers of this beastie might be at 400 large, with its 612 HP 6.6L V12, but it looks like quite the vehicle. What is worth noting for the rest of us of ordinary means is how the technology in these ultra luxe cars eventually works its way down market. Consider…Read More

Category: Technology, Weekend

What If Apple Products Were Their Own Companies?

Slate‘s Jordan Weissmann puts Apple’s product lines into perspective versus other large companies (Tech or not).

iPhone revenues alone eclipse that of either software behemoth Microsoft or online retail giant Amazon. Businessweek (September 2013):

If the iPhone were its own company in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index, iPhone Inc. would outsell 474 of 500 companies; iPhone’s $88.4 billion in annualized revenue tops 21 of the 30 component companies in the Dow Jones industrial average—it would be the ninth-biggest stock in the Dow 30.”

Consider these two product lines:

iPhone = Google + eBay

iPad = Yahoo + Facebook + LinkedIn + Twitter + Group + Tesla

Truly insane.

 

 

 

 

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Category: Consumer Spending, Technology, Valuation

Apple vs. Google: The Battle For Your Car

Ever wish the apps on your phone would seamlessly link with your car? You don’t have to wait much longer. Both Apple and Google have announced programs to integrate their mobile operating systems into your dashboard. Apple Carplay and Google Android Auto are scheduled to roll out later this year. Bloomberg Businessweek’s Sam Grobart takes a look at what that means for the consumer.


Source: Bloomberg, July 22 2014

Category: Technology, Video

Apollo 11 Retrospective: ‘One We Intend To Win’

Source: Space

Category: Science, Technology, Travel