Google, Trains and Wearables, Oh My!

Earlier in my career, I worked in mid-town Manhattan (the heart of New York City). Every working day, I would commute an hour to and an hour from the city on Metro-North, one of the larger metropolitan train systems in the U.S.

AT&T’s Lurie Is CEO

If you’ve been in the wireless connected devices industry for any length of time now then you know the name Glenn Lurie.

Cleaning Up Cyber

It seems every day we hear of yet another data breach. Data breaches are not new, but it seems there has been a surge in the number of companies and organizations that have experienced an attack.

Patent Report: Aug. 12-19, 2014

It looks like some of our favorite companies have shaken off the summer doldrums and are back to normal levels of patent grants.

Thread Sparks a Feud

Have you heard about Thread? If you haven’t you should. It seems to be causing just enough of a stir to warrant your attention.

Unicorns Are Real (They Just Look Different Now)

Unicorns are the stuff of legends, and some recent fantasy movies. From creatures that people in medieval times believed were real, to their use as psychological archetypes and advertising props in recent times, what they looked like was unchanging.

Patent Report: Aug. 5, 2014

This week, we appear to be in the grasp of the Summer Doldrums. I have 103 technology companies on my patent “watch list.”

Reality Check When Driving Distracted

The Kardashians might make millions, but do they have a clue that distracted driving kills?

It Takes a Cyber Village

It’s seems like all we talk about these days is defending our digital network, otherwise known as our cyber systems, (i.e., the Internet, information systems, computer systems).

Patent Report: July 29, 2014

I’d wager that there is no adult in the world that has not heard the aphorism, “Guilty by association,” or a similar non-English version. Used as either a behavioral warning by parents throughout time, or as a condemnation of a person or company because of their association with some form or wrongdoing or ethical misbehavior, it is decidedly a negative connotation.