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What New CEO Satya Nadella’s Microsoft Might Look Like
When Strategic News Service publisher Mark Anderson made his predictions for 2014, he included a “new Microsoft that no one expected.” With the promotion of Satya Nadella to CEO and Bill Gates as technology advisor, Mark says his prediction is about halfway to fruition. Here’s what Mark finds encouraging:

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The Big Shift: The End of the Era of Great Invention

We’re moving from an era when inventions paid off to an era when copying and theft makes more money.

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Don’t let Snowden overshadow the real cyber threat
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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:21:13 -0700

    CEA: Discouraged at Broadcaster Auction Suit
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    “It is discouraging to see the broadcast television industry reject the FCC's carefully crafted compromises," said CEA President Gary Shapiro. "Litigating against the incentive auction undermines and delays innovation." CEA has been pushing the FCC to ...

  • Heliae: Big Changes at the Top - Biobased Digest

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:16:18 -0700

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    In Arizona, The Digest has learned that CFO Craig Johnson will become interim chief executive officer of Heliae, effective immediately. He takes over from CEO Dan Simon, who will be moving into an advisory role with the company, including some activity ...

  • Price of US Wind Power at 'All-Time Low' of 2.5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour - Gre...

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:22:13 -0700

    Price of US Wind Power at 'All-Time Low' of 2.5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour
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    The Rocky Mountain Institute's Amory Lovins contributed an article to Greentech Media arguing that the Brookings Institution paper's conclusions were wrong -- the fruits of an analysis based on "outdated or otherwise incorrect data." Lovins wrote that ...

  • AT&T Incubates Technology to Connect Devices - Re/code

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:30:39 -0700

    AT&T Incubates Technology to Connect Devices
    AT&T Emerging Devices Chief Glenn Lurie has made the case that many wearables will sport cellular connections and acknowledged to Re/code that this kind of identity management was a necessary precursor for such devices to take off. AT&T has since ...

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  • Mark Anderson to Speak on “The Benefits of Public Broadband”

    Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:51:09 +0000

    Connect with the World Conference on October 9 in Mount Vernon to Focus on the Benefits of Publicly Owned Broadband Infrastructure Local and national private sector and government leaders will meet in Mount Vernon, Washington, on October 9, 2014 to discuss the benefits of publicly owned broadband infrastructure during the innovative Connect with the World […]

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    Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:51:38 +0000

    From Seattle’s Strategic News Service CEO Mark Anderson comments on What Microsoft’s job cuts really mean for the company. Read the article at Crosscut.

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    Fri, 23 May 2014 19:53:15 +0000

    Sci-fi author Neal Stephenson writes books about cyber punks who spend their free time in a virtual world and deliver pizzas on high-speed skateboards. In real life, though, he’s concerned about something a little more down to earth: Getting past the app. Fellow sci-fi scribe David Brin asked Stephenson about his predictions for the next […]

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