Editorial

How Discovery keeps innovating

How Discovery keeps innovating

In 1992, Adrian Gore founded Discovery with an idea for a health-insurance model that would…

Incumbents as attackers: Brand-driven innovation

Incumbents as attackers: Brand-driven innovation

At a time of stagnating markets, technological disruption, and rapid changes in consumer behavior, where…

How Dow reinvented itself

How Dow reinvented itself

Dow has worked to rebuild itself as an agile, innovative organization with a major focus…

Why capital expenditures need more CFO attention

Why capital expenditures need more CFO attention

It’s no secret that cost overruns and delays run rampant in large capital projects. Research…

The gowth conundrum

The gowth conundrum

The world faces a major dilemma. While rapid economic growth, such as that realized over…

Rethinking the water cycle

Rethinking the water cycle

Three billion people will join the global consumer class over the next two decades, accelerating…

Emerging economies’ demographic challenge

Emerging economies’ demographic challenge

Population aging is often cited as a major economic challenge for the developed world. But…

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How Discovery keeps innovating

In 1992, Adrian Gore founded Discovery with an idea for a health-insurance model that would make people healthier. The South African start-up quickly grew into a global player, with a market cap of over $8 billion and a foothold in major markets, including the United Kingdom and China. In the commentary that follows, Gore reflects…

How Discovery keeps innovating

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

Apple’s iOS 9 Could Herald A New Future For Older iPhones And iPads

Apple’s next-generation operating systems, for both mobile devices and PCs, are reportedly going to have a strong focus on zapping bugs and improving stability, reports 9to5Mac. We’d heard this about iOS before, but it appears this will be a smoothing year (but with new features, too). The more interesting news, however, is that Apple is…

Apple’s iOS 9 Could Herald A New Future For Older iPhones And iPads

Demand Media Shuffles Execs

Santa Monica-based Demand Media has had another shuffle in its executive ranks, saying late Thursday that it has named Brian Pike, currently its Chief Technology Officer, to the role of Chief Operating Officer. In addition, Demand Media said that Julie Campistron, who had been Executive Vice President, Media, will step down from the company, with…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

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Apple’s iOS 9 Could Herald A New Future For Older iPhones And iPads

Apple’s next-generation operating systems, for both mobile devices and PCs, are reportedly going to have a strong focus on zapping bugs and improving stability, reports 9to5Mac. We’d heard this about iOS before, but it appears this will be a smoothing…

The Aria Lets You Control Your Smart Watch Without Touching It

After nearly a month of time with the Apple Watch, there’s been a few moments…

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 7: Hands On With Noggin, Nick’s New Kid-Friendly Streaming Service)

Earlier this year, Viacom-owned kids’ network Nickelodeon announced its plans to enter the subscription video…

Fixed’s App Can Now Fix Your New York Parking Tickets

Fixed, a mobile app that fights parking tickets on your behalf, has now arrived in New York…

Mapbox Takes On Apple With An SDK To Put Maps Into iOS Apps

The impending sale of Nokia’s Here mapping division has put a sharp focus on the role…

Chromebook Sales Predicted To Grow 27% This Year, To 7.3M Units

Google’s cloud-based Chromebooks continue carving a niche for themselves — predominantly in the education sector, as a less…

Editorial

Incumbents as attackers: Brand-driven innovation

At a time of stagnating markets, technological disruption, and rapid changes in consumer behavior, where…

How Dow reinvented itself

Dow has worked to rebuild itself as an agile, innovative organization with a major focus…

Why capital expenditures need more CFO attention

It’s no secret that cost overruns and delays run rampant in large capital projects. Research…

The gowth conundrum

The world faces a major dilemma. While rapid economic growth, such as that realized over…

Rethinking the water cycle

Three billion people will join the global consumer class over the next two decades, accelerating…

How Discovery keeps innovating

In 1992, Adrian Gore founded Discovery with an idea for a health-insurance model that would make people healthier. The South African start-up quickly grew into a global player, with a market cap of over $8 billion and a foothold in…

SoCal Tech