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The Decision Model Canvas for disruption presents a visual representation of how to manage the planning and execution of disruptive strategies companies can use in a systematic way to reshape markets. Business and technology leaders can use this canvas to map out company strategies and processes, and communicate the results to their team, their investors, and their partners. A planning framwork for disruption originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Are you a Data Engineer that has mentored and led software teams to victory? Can you manage clients to success? Do you want a bigger platform to speak from? Or are you a Data Scientist that thrives by helping your team execute data science solutions that deliver client value? Do […] Sponsored post: Think big. Solve tomorrow originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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A brief note on our company Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working with its creditors that have rights to all of the company’s assets as their collateral. All operations have ceased. We […] About Gigaom originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Unfortunate timing means I’ll miss a huge chunk of this year’s South by Southwest Interactive festival happening in my hometown of Austin, Texas this year. I’m both saddened a bit relieved since it is my 14th year attending the festival, and it will be a nice […] Fear, food and the internet of things at SXSW originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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After attending the “Spring Forward” event to get all of the remaining Apple Watch details and then getting some hands-on time with the device, I walked away with mixed emotions. On the one hand, debuted a polished product that was very responsive in my use. On […] Apple’s take on the smartwatch: Elegant evolution originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Apple only gave a fleeting demo of how contactless payments would work on its new Apple Watch at its Spring Forward event on Monday, but it was an impressive one. You select a card from Passbook in the watch interface and then tap the wearable device […] Apple Pay on the wrist: How Apple’s watch gets around the ID problem originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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HBO Now is almost here: HBO officially announced plans to launch its online-only streaming service dubbed HBO Now during Apple’s spring event Monday, and promptly managed to confuse everyone with an exclusive that isn’t quite exclusive and a price that’s not set in stone. Time to […] All you need to know about HBO’s new HBO Now streaming service originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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It looks like Twitter bought livestreaming app Periscope weeks ago, before competitor Meerkat went viral. Two outlets, Business Insider and Re/code, are reporting the news from their respective anonymous sources, but there’s no word on how much the deal closed for or confirmation from Twitter (I’ll […] Twitter has reportedly acquired livestreaming app Periscope originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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We won’t get to test battery life for the Apple Watch until it lands on wrists starting on April 24. CEO Tim Cook didn’t go into much battery detail at the Apple Watch keynote, merely promising “all-day battery life,” which apparently means 18 hours, according to Cook. But […] Apple Watch will take 150 minutes to charge fully originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Even as belt-tightening has led the New York Times to close sections and shed reporters, the Gray Lady is spending large sums on legal bills to fight a patent troll that claims to own the rights to sending internet links via text message. The Times has been fighting the case […] New York Times’ 5-year fight with patent troll may cost millions originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Saudi Arabian billionaire tech investor Prince Alwaleed got the rumor mill going when he put out a statement saying he met with the CEO of Snapchat and the two discussed co-operating on a potential business deal Snapchat CEO meets with Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Apple answered questions about its first smartwatch at a media event in San Francisco on Monday and now we’ve got some answers on how much Apple Watch will cost and when you can buy one. Apple Watch pricing depends on which size you get. The 38-mm Apple Watch Sport […] Apple Watch ranges in price from $349 to over $10,000; on sale April 24 originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Apple Pay is accepted by 700,000 retailer locations in the U.S., and the iPhone-embedded payment service now loads cards from 2,500 card issuing banks, CEO Tim Cook revealed at the kick off of Apple’s Spring Forward Event on Monday. That’s pretty astonishing growth considering Apple was […] Apple has tripled the number of stores accepting Pay in 5 months originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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We’re finally getting to some of the promise of connected health with the launch of ResearchKit, a framework announced at the Apple event Monday that allows medical researchers to take advantage of the data gathered by the iPhone to help advance their own diagnostics or studies […] Apple launches ResearchKit to bring your data to medical research originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Although most of the attention at Apple’s special event on Monday will be on Apple Watch, the company still had a little treat for Mac fans. As suspected, Apple launched a 12-inch MacBook on Monday, and it will cost $1299 or more, and starts shipping on April 10. […] Apple debuts a thin, fanless MacBook, and it comes in gold originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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HBO CEO Richard Plepler took to the stage at the Apple Watch event Monday to officially announce the launch of HBO Now, which will debut April in time for the fifth season premiere of Game of Thrones. Apple will be the official launch partner of HBO […] HBO officially announces April launch of HBO Now at Apple event originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Netflix is looking to launch in Spain later this year, according to local media reports that were relayed by Variety this weekend. According to these reports, Netflix could launch in Spain as early as September. The streaming service has reportedly already negotiated rights to launch in Spain, and TV […] Netflix may launch in Spain later this summer originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Tesla is moving incredibly fast getting its massive battery factory built, and plans to have batteries made there as early as 2016 for its Model S and Model X cars. Showing off how much has already been built at the site, Tesla investor Steve Jurvetson of […] See Tesla’s massive battery factory under construction originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Two pilots aboard a solar-powered aircraft took off at 7:12 a.m. local time from Abu Dhabi for the first leg of what they hope will be the first complete-solar-powered circumnavigation flight. If all goes well, Solar Impulse-2 should take about 12 hours to reach Oman (a flight […] Solar-powered plane takes off for round-the-world flight originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Amazon is making efforts to provide highly predictable performance outputs and to match its C4 family’s price-performance with that of its earlier generation C3 family. Generational Performance Comparison: Amazon EC2’s C3 and C4 Families originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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MIT wants prospective students to know that it’s fully aboard the drone bandwagon, parlaying an army of delivery drones (and computer-generated imagery) for a tongue-in-cheek admissions video, complete with Wagnerian orchestration. MIT sends acceptance letters to its next class of freshmen on Pi Day, aka March 14, or […] MIT recruitment video parlays drone delivery originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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How enterprises find and provide enterprise mobility management services varies greatly from organization to organization, creating a number of distinct product strategies. What to know when choosing an EMM solution for your enterprise originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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Enterprise IT decision makers are moving beyond pilots and proofs of concept to strategically embrace the cloud for business-critical applications and workloads. Survey: What the Enterprise Cloud Needs to Become Business-Critical originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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The explosion of interest in Docker has made clear that containers will profoundly affect the computing environment of the future. However, they are quite new and how they will integrate into infrastructure and application architectures and operations is, as yet, unclear. Still to be defined are […] Sponsored post: How will Docker integrate with IT infrastructure? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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In 2012, when several hundred people fell ill in the U.S. amid a salmonella outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration was quickly able to isolate the exact strain of salmonella that had found its way into the contaminated sushi-grade tuna — and then trace it to the exact […] How DNA barcoding can prevent foodborne illness outbreaks originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2015. Continue reading…

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