Editorial

More from less: Making resources more productive

More from less: Making resources more productive

The struggle to make the most of the world’s resources has many fronts—something worth remembering…

The road to digital success in pharma

The road to digital success in pharma

Pharmaceutical companies are running hard to keep pace with changes brought about by digital technology.…

Infrastructure and economic development: An interview with John Rice

Infrastructure and economic development: An interview with John Rice

Since joining GE in 1978, John Rice has worked all over the world in departments…

Modern grocery and the emerging-market consumer: A complicated courtship

Modern grocery and the emerging-market consumer: A complicated courtship

Just 20 years ago, modern grocery retail appeared poised to conquer every consumer market in…

Amazon China’s president on ‘transformative’ technologies

Amazon China’s president on ‘transformative’ technologies

Doug Gurr had been a global vice president at e-commerce giant Amazon for less than…

Two ways to modernize IT systems for the digital era

Two ways to modernize IT systems for the digital era

Outdated IT systems are often the biggest Achilles’ heel for established companies seeking to compete…

Private equity and India’s economic development

Private equity and India’s economic development

Private equity has injected more than $100 billion of capital into India in the past…

SoCal Tech

More from less: Making resources more productive

The struggle to make the most of the world’s resources has many fronts—something worth remembering even as headlines trumpet the supposed end of the “commodity supercycle.” In fact, the vast majority of the world’s manufacturers have a wealth of opportunities to make more money and increase returns to shareholders by using fewer resources. Their full…

More from less: Making resources more productive

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

Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Has Raised Around $10M

We’ve heard from sources that Mobcrush, a live-streaming service centered around mobile games much in the same way Twitch is known for streaming popular eSports desktop games, has raised around $10 million in new financing, though the number could have gone beyond that. Mobcrush’s bet is that mobile game streaming will be as big — if…

Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Has Raised Around $10M

DealerSocket Buys Product Line From Dealertrack

San Clemente-based DealerSocket, which develops software for auto dealers, said Thursday that it has acquired the Inventory+ business of Dealertrack. the two said that DealerSocket will pay approximately $55M in cash for the business line. Inventory+ is used by car dealers to manage their automotive inventory. The deal also includes Dealertrack’s eCarlist websites, as well…

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…

TechCrunch

Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Has Raised Around $10M

We’ve heard from sources that Mobcrush, a live-streaming service centered around mobile games much in the same way Twitch is known for streaming popular eSports desktop games, has raised around $10 million in new financing, though the number could have gone…

Designing New Mobile Experiences For The Music-Loving Generation

As music fans go mobile, music festivals are following suit. The kids in America are…

Uber Hires Security Researchers Behind That Crazy Jeep Hack

Uber has hired the duo behind a spectacular hack earlier this year that involved taking…

SocialBattles Is A Photo App For People Who Think Instagram Isn’t Competitive Enough

Andre and Sandro De Moraes must really like to see people compete. The brothers previously…

Workflow Lets You Put Shortcuts To Frequent Actions Right In iOS’ Notification Center

Workflow, the clever if somewhat geeky app aimed at iOS power users that helps you automate frequent…

The Next iPhone May Come With Animated Wallpapers

It would appear that the next-gen iPhone may come with some added flare. Sources told…

Editorial

The road to digital success in pharma

Pharmaceutical companies are running hard to keep pace with changes brought about by digital technology.…

Infrastructure and economic development: An interview with John Rice

Since joining GE in 1978, John Rice has worked all over the world in departments…

Modern grocery and the emerging-market consumer: A complicated courtship

Just 20 years ago, modern grocery retail appeared poised to conquer every consumer market in…

Amazon China’s president on ‘transformative’ technologies

Doug Gurr had been a global vice president at e-commerce giant Amazon for less than…

Two ways to modernize IT systems for the digital era

Outdated IT systems are often the biggest Achilles’ heel for established companies seeking to compete…

More from less: Making resources more productive

The struggle to make the most of the world’s resources has many fronts—something worth remembering even as headlines trumpet the supposed end of the “commodity supercycle.” In fact, the vast majority of the world’s manufacturers have a wealth of opportunities…

SoCal Tech