Technology

Symantec to Buy Blue Coat for $4.7 Billion to Boost Enterprise Unit
Performance Ignited

Symantec to Buy Blue Coat for $4.7 Billion to Boost Enterprise Unit

Blue Coat helps protects companies' web gateways from cyber attacks, a service that will complement Symantec's existing offerings for large corporations such as email and endpoint security.
Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion
Microsoft

Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

'Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn,' Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn's board, said in a statement.
Are You Living in a Digital Bubble? This Flowchart Will Tell You. (Infographic)
Performance Ignited

Are You Living in a Digital Bubble? This Flowchart Will Tell You. (Infographic)

If you agree with most of the opinions you read online, you could be in a 'filter bubble.'
Carly Okyle
These 6 Powerful Innovations Were Created By Accident
Radicals & Visionaries

These 6 Powerful Innovations Were Created By Accident

Teflon was a fluke, and plastic was discovered during a man's search to replace beetle dung. Check out these life-changing innovations that were made by happenstance.
Carolyn Sun
How Millennials Are Defining the Sharing Economy
Millennials

How Millennials Are Defining the Sharing Economy

Sharing is caring, as long as you're practical about it.
What's Next in Interactive Gaming?
Gaming

What's Next in Interactive Gaming?

Younger players want more casual content – like Candy Crush and Bejeweled – in the casino space.
Why Did Elon Musk Just Visit the Pentagon? Oh, Right, to Talk Iron Man Suits. Maybe.
Radicals & Visionaries

Why Did Elon Musk Just Visit the Pentagon? Oh, Right, to Talk Iron Man Suits. Maybe.

Only the billionaire futurist and Uncle Sam know what went down, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun guessing.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Build Incredible, Game-Changing Technology Fast (and Right)
Technology Startups

How to Build Incredible, Game-Changing Technology Fast (and Right)

To stand out in the market, hit on customers' pain points -- and solve them -- before someone beats you to it.
Kuty Shalev
The Unusual Way This Startup Found Funding
Venture Capital

The Unusual Way This Startup Found Funding

The Initial connection may not happen in an office. This startup went looking for backers on their own turf.
Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?
Drones

Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?

Chinese startup EHang is testing out a pilotless drone in Nevada.
Nina Zipkin
Prepare for Happy Tears: 5 Times Tech Improved People's Lives
Technology

Prepare for Happy Tears: 5 Times Tech Improved People's Lives

These tearjerkers involve children seeing and hearing for the first time and a young girl receiving a new hand.
Lindsay Friedman
Wix Introduces New AI That Aims to Instantly Set Up Unique Websites
Ready To Launch

Wix Introduces New AI That Aims to Instantly Set Up Unique Websites

Already the provider of website templates, the company's new tool is meant to design sites in minutes.
Nina Zipkin
3 Ways to End Technology Distraction
Tech Addiction

3 Ways to End Technology Distraction

It's not about never looking at your phone; it's simply about looking at it less.
Graham Young
HR? Mobile Technology Will Make You Rethink Your Strategy.
Mobile Technology

HR? Mobile Technology Will Make You Rethink Your Strategy.

The influx of millennials into the workforce makes it imperative that employers use mobile technology to appeal to them.
Andre Lavoie