From Horizon Project
- Apple-1 Computers Jump in Value at Auctions (Thu, 23 May 2013 11:28:29 -0700)
Apple-1 computers have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent auctions, a run-up reflecting the company?s mystique.
- Twitter Lets Brands Find Viewers of Their TV Ads (Fri, 24 May 2013 07:41:51 -0700)
A new product, Twitter Amplify, will help brands match advertisements with Twitter commentary by viewers.
- Corner Office: Brad Garlinghouse of YouSendIt, on Clear Leadership (Thu, 23 May 2013 13:22:27 -0700)
The C.E.O. of YouSendIt says leaders must always be clear about where they are taking a company.
- Advertising: Robert Murray of iProspect Joins Skyword as President (Thu, 23 May 2013 17:32:12 -0700)
Content marketing is expected to be a big growth area for the ad industry and Robert J. Murray, global president of iProspect, a leading digital agency, is signing up.
- DealBook: Some in Congress Grow More Wary of Selling Sprint to SoftBank of Japan (Fri, 24 May 2013 06:39:57 -0700)
National security concerns are rooted in SoftBank?s relationship with Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturers.
- Long Wait for a Green Card Could Be Ending (Thu, 23 May 2013 18:38:32 -0700)
Born overseas and educated in the United States, workers in the heart of the tech industry are in a kind of suspension as the Senate considers the immigration bill.
- In China, Hacking Has Widespread Acceptance (Wed, 22 May 2013 16:56:03 -0700)
Hacking in China thrives across official, corporate and criminal worlds and is openly discussed and promoted, whether for breaking into private networks, tracking dissent or stealing trade secrets.
- Washington Memo: Torches and Pitchforks for I.R.S. but Cheers for Apple (Wed, 22 May 2013 19:54:35 -0700)
While Wednesday?s I.R.S. hearing felt like an unforgiving, angry inquisition, senators seemed halfhearted in their desire to beat up on Apple, which has been accused of dodging taxes.
- H.P. Earnings Are Higher Than Expected (Wed, 22 May 2013 17:15:33 -0700)
Net income at Hewlett-Packard fell 31 percent, but still beat Wall Street expectations.
- DealBook: Sony Pondering Spinoff Proposal From a Big Investor (Thu, 23 May 2013 09:28:41 -0700)
Sony is considering a proposal from the American hedge fund Third Point to spin off part of its entertainment business but emphasized the discussions were preliminary.
- For U.S. Companies, Money ?Offshore? Means Manhattan (Tue, 21 May 2013 18:01:26 -0700)
In the convoluted world of corporate tax accounting, corporate money that is technically overseas is often held in American banks.
- Ireland Defends Tax Laws to Critics at Home and Abroad (Tue, 21 May 2013 17:45:02 -0700)
Other countries have long been annoyed by Irish tax laws, but the benefit to the struggling country?s economy means the rules are unlikely to change.
- Xbox One Enters Changed Gaming Landscape (Tue, 21 May 2013 17:47:28 -0700)
Microsoft?s new game console also serves as a home entertainment hub, a response to the rising popularity of mobile devices for playing games.
- Bits Blog: The New Flickr Is Pretty, but Is It Social? (Tue, 21 May 2013 20:12:46 -0700)
Flickr unveiled its new Web site design, showing off high-resolution rectangular photos and a free terabyte of space for users. But the new Flickr still feels like it?s missing something.
- Bits Blog: GIF Creator, Steve Wilhite, Receives Lifetime Achievement Webby Award (Wed, 22 May 2013 12:36:42 -0700)
Steve Wilhite, who invented the enduring GIF file format in 1987, will receive a lifetime achievement Webby Award.
- Medtronic?s 4th-Quarter Revenue Rises 4% (Tue, 21 May 2013 14:26:42 -0700)
The medical device maker reported net income of $969 million, or 95 cents a share, a decrease of 2 percent from a year ago.
- Vodafone Reports Rare Full-Year Decline in Revenue (Tue, 21 May 2013 04:25:48 -0700)
The wireless company attributed the decline to a slump in Southern Europe and price cuts required by European regulators. Revenue fell 4.2 percent.
- Bronx Officer Accused of Hiring E-Mail Hackers (Tue, 21 May 2013 18:41:47 -0700)
Detective Edwin Vargas gained access to the accounts of 30 people, including at least 19 members of the New York Police Department in the Bronx, according to court documents.
- Currents | Q&A: Geoff Manaugh, the New Editor of Gizmodo, on Adding Design to the Tech Blog (Wed, 22 May 2013 15:30:29 -0700)
Geoff Manaugh, the new editor of Gizmodo, on adding urbanism, architecture and design to the popular tech blog.
- Disruptions: Disruptions: Robots as Home Health Care Aides for the Elderly (Mon, 20 May 2013 07:24:18 -0700)
With a growing population of Americans over the age of 65, but a lack of trained home health care workers, more and more people could hire robots to do the job.