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The Dark Side of the Internet of Things

Analysts and commentators are in almost-unanimous agreement… The next massive phase of the digital revolution will be the Internet of Things (IoT). That is, the idea that all devices and appliances will be connected to the internet, allowing them to be controlled from anywhere in the world. If you thought the internet changed our lives,...

A New Google Search: The Hunt for Cancer

First, Google (GOOGL) gave us the ability to search for anything on the internet. Now the company is taking things to the next level, by giving us the ability to search for cancer in the body. Yep… you read that right. The company’s latest medical project aims to improve what’s arguably the most critical component...

Amazon Waves Goodbye to United States

Amazon (AMZN) has had enough of the United States. Specifically, it’s had enough of the country’s strict, stifling regulations (no surprise there) on unmanned vehicles – a.k.a. drones. As you may know, a year ago, the company announced its plan to launch Amazon Prime Air – an ambitious drone-based delivery service that would fly packages...

Harley-Davidson: More Tech, Less Roar

While watching CNBC’s Squawk Box show last week, I heard Jim Cramer make the following comment: “You know… this may be more of a technology company than we think. It reads like a fantastic semiconductor company.” The company he was referring to? None other than Milwaukee’s motorcycle stalwart, Harley-Davidson (HOG). Now, I’ve heard Harley-Davidson get...

Apple Pay Set to Launch on Monday

You gotta love leakers… You know… the people who attend high-level corporate or political meetings, or have access to privileged information… only to think, “Oh, yeah… this is juicy stuff… I’m leaking it to the press when I get out of here”? Well, there’s a gossip at Panera Bread (PNRA), because a leaked internal memo...

Tech Giants Join Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

When it comes to harnessing the power of today’s technology in the healthcare sector, there are essentially two ways to do it… Using biotechnology to develop new drugs and therapies for illnesses and diseases. Using wearable technology to create devices that allows doctors and patients to better monitor illnesses and conditions. We’ve covered both approaches...

How Your Home Will Get Smarter – And Cooler!

In Monday’s issue, I talked about one of the most powerful and unstoppable technological forces on the planet: the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s the idea that systems, machines, devices, homes, cars – basically, everything – will all be connected through the internet. Today, I’m going one step further and introducing a company that’s currently...

The First “Home Pod”: Keecker Robot

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/quz1my628p?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 Forget your iPhone, iPad, and other everyday gadgets… technology has reached a new level. Meet Keecker Robot, the first “Home Pod” – an all-encompassing computer and home entertainment device that moves with a user from room to room. It’s the creation of Pierre Lebeau, a former product manager at Google (GOOG), who became weary...

Pacific Ocean Set for Internet “Channel Tunnel”

Japanese tech superpower, NEC, is hitting the high seas. But this isn’t some exotic cruise… it’s an incredible mission to link millions of internet users like never before. The company just announced that it will spearhead the construction of a massive undersea cable in the Pacific Ocean that will connect the U.S. West Coast with...