Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”
Former Triangle entrepreneur-turned-academic and award-winning author, has been an outspoken proponent for women and minorities in the technology industry for years. But after a dispute with WNYC, a National Public Radio affiliate, Wadhwa says he is stepping out of the debate about women in tech. In this column, he explains his reasons.
The Broadband Report: Cybersecurity is considered a major threat to businesses and a top national policy priority right now for government officials. President Obama signed an executive order this month to encourage and promote sharing of cybersecurity threat information within the private sector and between the private sector and government.
Former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic and award-winning author Vivek Wadhwa believes progress is being made by tech companies when it comes to improving diversity.
Healthcare and insurance companies will increase security spending in the first half of this year. So predicts Technology Business Research, forecasting a major impact from the data breach at Anthem on the security industry. Analyst Jane Wright offers an in-depth review of what's likely to happen.
WTW Insider Joe Procopio has some tech stock trading ideas just for you: "If you know me, you know I tend to dabble in the stock market. And if you know the stock market, you know that illustrious financial analysts make (Bold! Shocking! Market Moving!) predictions about the future of technology and, let's face it, they mean nothing."So what's Joe's take on the markets, which are at record highs?
As the debate intensifies over "net neutrality" and regulation of the Internet, advocates on both sides of the argument have plenty of say. Peter Michaels, CEO of Durham startup ShiftZen, wants a "neutral net" for his firm and for other entrepreneurs.
One of my favorite Rolling Stones songs is "Fingerprint File." Mick needs to rewrite the lyrics to say "digital profile." The Skinny is giving serious consideration to becoming a Luddite. Samsung's disclosure that its SmartTV will disclose voice commands and other information is an outrage. Technology's intervention into our private lives in search of ways to make even more money has finally gone too far.
Dreaming of traveling to the moon? Entrepreneurs just may make that dream a reality. The good news is that governments no longer have a monopoly on space exploration. In two or three decades, we will have entrepreneurs taking us on private spaceflights to the moon. That is what has become possible.
Armed with the fully integrated portfolio and resources of IBM's former x86 server business, Lenovo is boldly forging ahead into a hardware market defined and differentiated increasingly by software and services, says Senior Analyst Christian Perry of Technology Business Research.
The North Carolina Technology Association released the State of Technology Industry Report online on Friday, containing valuable information to serve as a baseline resource for policy makers, economic developers, media, and of course the tech community. It will be presented to the Triangle community on Feb. 4, but we have your sneak peak.
Vivek Wadhwa: Just as an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs that ruled the Earth and made way for small furry mammals, a new wave of planetary disruptions is about to occur. The new asteroid is called "exponential technology."