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Digital revolution: time to question our love affair with new tech | Observer editorial

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Unless we examine our relationship with computing, its advances could lead to trouble for mankindThe internet turned 40 this year. The worldwide web is 22. The personal computer is in its mid-30s and is morphing into the tablet and smartphone. So it's time we stopped bleating about "new" technology and...
Digital revolution: time to question our love affair with new tech | Observer editorial

The iWatch Could Be The First Step In Apple's Plan To Kill The iPhone (AAPL)

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Apple is reportedly exploring development of a watch-like product. Small-minded people will scoff at the idea of Apple building a watch. After all, who needs watches when you have a smartphone. Further, Apple is a company with $200 billion in annual revenue. A $100 watch which will sell in limited...
The iWatch Could Be The First Step In Apple's Plan To Kill The iPhone (AAPL)

Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

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Here are the stories you read, shared, tweeted, and pinned this week. In case you were one of the few who missed it this week, check out "The Lost Steve Jobs Tapes." We have some great business and self-improvement stories as well as a new glimpse into how Google is...
Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

Journalism: The best of times, and the worst of times

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There are plenty of people ready to give their opinions about where the traditional media business is going, and how the disruption caused by digital and social media should be handled — but not all of them have a grasp of what is involved in those wrenching changes, and...
Journalism: The best of times, and the worst of times

Twelve Startups to Watch in 2013

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Every new year brings a new opportunity for creative destruction -- just the kind of environment where a technology startup thrives....
Twelve Startups to Watch in 2013

Are Massive HP Layoffs the Flip Side of the “Facebook Economy”?

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If Facebook’s massive IPO represents the wealth created by the rise of social networking, mobile computing and the consumerization of IT, these tectonic shifts hold dramatic challenges to old-line technology companies built on yesterday’s revolutions. So even as Facebook mints a crowd of new millionaires and billionaires, Hewlett-Packard is preparing...
Are Massive HP Layoffs the Flip Side of the “Facebook Economy”?

Creative Destruction Sometimes Leads to Sabotage and Suicide

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While Silicon Valley welcomes the fantastic news of a Facebook IPO today and the countless millionaires it will create it is worth reflecting on creative destruction thriving in the business world where new generations of companies win at the expense of the old. In a way the iPad is the...
Creative Destruction Sometimes Leads to Sabotage and Suicide
The Case for E-Commerce Acceleration (a.k.a., Bye Bye BBY?)

Revving the innovation engine: Trends to watch for at Structure

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GigaOM’s Structure event this week reminds me of the well-documented relationship between economic crises and technological innovation: Hard times bring out the best in entrepreneurs, precipitating a creative destruction that resets the technology infrastructure and transforms business. From my vantage point here in the Silicon Valley, I have seen many...
Revving the innovation engine: Trends to watch for at Structure

Media Management: Riding the Wings of Creative Destruction http://bit.ly/ccpvVR

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Media Management: Riding the Wings of Creative Destruction http://bit.ly/ccpvVR
Google's Creative Destruction

Read/Write Daily: Creative Destruction

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Today's theme is creative destruction. Unfortunately, many of the most important technological innovations start off as weapons of war. Peacetime applications may come later, but the military is always on the cutting edge. These links are straight out of science fiction. The U.S. and Russia have made a deal...
Read/Write Daily: Creative Destruction

Diller, Zucker Talk Aereo, "Creative Destruction" and the "Poo-Poo Cruise"

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com“It’s very overblown.” That was Barry Diller at today’s D11 conference on the controversy over IAC-backed Aereo, the Internet video startup that streams broadcast television without paying the broadcasters retransmission fees. The startup has already scored several legal victories in federal court in battles with broadcasters that...
Diller, Zucker Talk Aereo, "Creative Destruction" and the "Poo-Poo Cruise"

Nokia Sells Oulu Campus For €31.7M, Leases Back Space -- Leaving Room For Finnish Startups

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The assets sale at Nokia, the world’s former number one mobile maker, continues. After selling and leasing back its headquarters in December — injecting $230 million (€170 million) into its coffers —  the company has now sold its Peltola campus in Oulu to domestic business space provider Technopolis for €31.7 million ($42.5 million)....
Nokia Sells Oulu Campus For €31.7M, Leases Back Space -- Leaving Room For Finnish Startups

Earlybird’s $100m will fund Berlin’s ‘antisocial’ movement

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A common complaint in Berlin that the scene has plenty of hype but not enough in the way of local investment. Well, here comes something big. Earlybird, the VC that moved all its operations to the city last year in response to the frenzy of activity there, has just announced...
Earlybird’s $100m will fund Berlin’s ‘antisocial’ movement

Turning the smartphone from a telephone into a tricorder

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Earlier this year, well known cardiologist Eric Topol published his highly successful book, “The Creative Destruction of Medicine.” In it he describes several examples where smartphones, particularly the iPhone, have been morphed into first-rate medical devices with the potential to put clinical-level diagnostics in the hands of everyday users. Coincidentally,...
Turning the smartphone from a telephone into a tricorder
Keen On… The Creative Destruction of Medicine: Why The Entrepreneurial Opportunities Are “Limitless” [TCTV]

The Real Victims of the Newspaper Collapse

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The Onion is on to something here. There’s something about big stacks of newspapers that appeals to a certain kind of person — I used to work with one of them, and actually, come to think of it, I kind of was one of them — and the creative destruction...
The Real Victims of the Newspaper Collapse
Harvard Business School For The Facebook Age

DOJ Lawyer Explores 'Copyright Freeconomics'; Suggests Copyright Needs To Change

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One of the more frustrating things about debates on copyright is how many more established lawyers in the government seem to refuse to recognize the reality of what's happening in the market and instead prefer to rely on disproved ideas such as that without strong copyright protection, we get less...
DOJ Lawyer Explores 'Copyright Freeconomics'; Suggests Copyright Needs To Change

Creative Destruction: Comprehensive Music and Tech Recap - February 2010 Edition -- http://bit.ly/d45sXg /via @refeup /by @gcn1

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Creative Destruction: Comprehensive Music and Tech Recap - February 2010 Edition -- http://bit.ly/d45sXg /via @refeup /by @gcn1

Fresh from primetime cameo, Sotera Wireless' remote patient monitoring tech nabs $14.8M

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If you watched NBC’s Rock Center a couple of weeks ago, you might have noticed a segment featuring Dr. Eric Topol, a longtime cardiologist, author of “The Creative Destruction of Medicine” and one of the leading voices in digital medicine. In the segment, he showed off a futuristic flip-phone-sized touchscreen...
Fresh from primetime cameo, Sotera Wireless' remote patient monitoring tech nabs $14.8M

VC Victor Hwang: How To Create The Next Silicon Valley

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As Managing Director of T2 Venture Capital, a Silicon Valley venture firm that helps build “innovation ecosystems” around the globe, Victor Hwang knows quite a lot about what it takes to create an environment where high-tech startups can grow and thrive. In fact, it’s the subject of his new...
VC Victor Hwang: How To Create The Next Silicon Valley
In death, BlackBerry gives life to startups in southern Ontario

Mobile-Loco: The future of the mobile location revolution

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This sponsored post is produced by Mobile-Loco. Mobile-Loco is a tour-de-force across Social, Local and Mobile market forces, technologies and solutions.  Learn from real-world successes and failures how to deconstruct the buzz words, hype and jargon, to get at the real drivers of customer behavior in today’s mobile, super-connected...
Mobile-Loco: The future of the mobile location revolution

The euro is ripe for creative destruction

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The realistic options for the euro are that it breaks up or staggers on in a zombie-like conditionThe spectre of Lehman Brothers looms large in the world's financial markets. Memories of the chaotic days of September 2008 came flooding back as Alistair Darling appeared on TV amid reports of capital...
The euro is ripe for creative destruction
Keen On… Beth Comstock: Why GE Might Be The World’s Oldest Start-Up [TCTV]

Mobile Will Grab TV Advertising's Crown

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Editor’s note: Matt Cohler is a General Partner at Benchmark Capital. He’s responsible for identifying investment opportunities in Internet-related companies in addition to working closely with companies across the firm’s portfolio. You can follow him on Twitter here.  The global advertising market is big. Half a trillion dollars big in 2012. In the tech...
Mobile Will Grab TV Advertising's Crown

DailyDirt: Arithmetic Is The Third R?

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International math tests seem to consistently show that Americans don't have competitive math skills. We can argue that these tests don't measure real-life capabilities, but it might also be nice to see math test scores rise someday. Given the growth of online educational tools, the accessibility of good (and effective)...
DailyDirt: Arithmetic Is The Third R?

Rich Barton and Nick Hanauer on startups, the fiscal cliff and 'creative disruption'

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Rich Barton Nick Hanauer Zillow chairman Rich Barton and aQuantive co-founder Nick Hanauer are two of Seattle’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, having created billion-dollar companies that altered how we shop, travel and buy real estate. Both also are extremely outspoken when it comes to politics, sharing some of those opinions in...
Rich Barton and Nick Hanauer on startups, the fiscal cliff and 'creative disruption'
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