We are pleased to welcome Roger Payne as our next speaker, Friday, April 18, in Park City, UT.
“Oceans, Whales and People”
“The Internet of Things Is Really the Internet of People”
By Mark Hurd, President, Oracle
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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On Dec. 5, Microsoft CTO Barry Briggs was our Special Guest when Mark Anderson, “the world’s most accurate predictions expert,” presented his Top Tech & Economy Predictions for 2014; at the legendary Waldorf Astoria. Read Mark’s Predictions for 2014.
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.
Don’t let Snowden overshadow the real cyber threat
“China is stealing intellectual property to boost its economic development, writes Mark Anderson”
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After a historic 2nd successful launch of his private Dragon spacecraft, SpaceX CEO and SNS member Elon Musk recently tested the revolutionary “hovering” Grasshopper rocket prototype. See more SNS members making headlines, in SNS iNews™.
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:08:13 -0700
Could Wholesale Wireless be the Answer to Canada's Competition Crisis?
“The auction opportunities are no longer there … the recent round did not see any new entrants,” says Elliot Noss, the president and CEO of Tucows, a Toronto-based domain registrar. Tucows is also the parent company of Ting, a wireless service ...
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:27:36 -0700
Trend Micro Offers Free Heartbleed Scanners for Computer and Mobile Users
"Trend Micro has responded to the Heartbleed threat by offering tools to all Internet users as a solution to protect their personal data," said Raimund Genes, Chief Technology Officer, Trend Micro. "With in-app purchases and financial transactions on ...
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:22:27 -0700
JPMorgan Seeks Inspiration From Uber as Bank Plots Mobile Future
Apple iPhone. JPMorgan's redesigned app for the iPhone has a simpler login and location-based greetings to give users a more personalized experience, JPMorgan Chase & Co. digital chief Gavin Michael said. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg.
JPMorgan Seeks Inspiration from Uber in Plotting Mobile FutureAmerican Banker
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:56:18 -0700
Space Entrepreneur Seeks End to Spy Satellite Launch Monopoly
Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp., in a fight for military contracts worth as much as $70 billion through 2030. For eight years, the Pentagon has paid Boeing and ...
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Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that Immunomic Therapeutics Inc. (ITI) has been selected as a 2014 FiReStarter company, to be featured at the 12th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world,” FiRe features global thought leaders in technology and the global […]
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Global Thought Leaders Converge to Work on Solving Some of the World’s Greatest Challenges in Real-Time Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President and Head of Microsoft Research, will be a featured speaker at the 12th annual SNS Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference, May 21-23, 2014, discussing “The Next-Generation Internet Assistant” with host Ed Butler, Senior […]
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Global Thought Leaders Converge to Work on Solving Some of the World’s Greatest Challenges in Real-Time Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Engineer of Planetary Resources, will be featured as the Opening Night Speaker at the 12th annual SNS Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference, May 20-23, 2014. This will be Lewicki’s first appearance at the […]