Combatting New Cybersecurity Threats: From Drones and Robots to Smart Cars and Medical Devices

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The HUB presents an in-depth look at the import of cyber security in our increasingly robotic and automated world. Technology and industry prognosticators are heralding the future of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), robots, autonomous cars, and connected medical devices. And companies and governments are investing many billions of dollars in their development. But can these devices be properly protected?...

Campaigns and Marketing Conference

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The Campaigns & Marketing Summit >will bring together 200+ marketers and executives from the political, technology and brand communities to discuss their common tactics, strategies, tools and platforms. It is the first major conference to bring together both brand and political marketers. This unique fusion in both panels and networking will result in fresh ideas and new insights as these two...

There’s Gold in Them Thar Aurums

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Literally. Aurum, a multilayered nanotechology product produced by Valaurum, contains 1/10 of a gram of 24 carat gold. It makes gold affordable for everyone, with a 10th of a gram being valued at approximately $10. Developed by thin film specialist Paul Diffendaffer and one of his partners, Laurie Johansen, Aurum is a polyester product in which nanotechnology deposits with extremely high precision,...

Fortune Global Forum

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Reimagine, Rewire, Renew: Winning in the Disruptive Century Since 1995, the FORTUNE Global Forum has convened the CEOs of the world’s biggest companies on the emerging frontiers of global business. At a time when new technologies are disrupting every industry and creating new opportunities for innovation, there could be no better setting for our 2015 meeting than San Francisco. Our program will...

IBM’s Insight2015 Conference

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Welcome to IBM’s Insight2015, the premier conference and expo for data and analytics. Explore the newest innovations, industry breakthroughs and hottest trends in analytics, cloud, mobile, the Internet of Things and Watson that you won’t find anywhere else. It’s not just about the data anymore – it’s about getting business insights faster. This conference covers the number...

TC3 – Telecom Council Carrier Connections

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TC3 is a two-day executive summit where the companies which are building and maintaining networks come to find innovation. The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley connects companies and individuals involved in the region’s Communications Technology industry with one another for business development, collaboration, and education. Using our network, tools, framework, and meetings to bring together...

From Startup to Fortune 50, Companies Need to Brainstorm Outside the Box

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Everyone says this. “Innovation” is now one of the most overused words in the English lexicon. Small companies are declaring they are innovative. Large corporations are developing task forces to become innovative. Everyone is striving for that business edge. But what are some good ways to get ideas going? American Express’ Open Forum is offering some good resources and this article...

How the Beauty of a Monarch Butterfly Showed Me the Path to Presence

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This past Sunday I took a sweltering 4 hour hike along in Prince William Forest Park – one of my favorite spots to enjoy the outdoor beauty of Virginia. Walking along South Fork Quantico Creek, I was immersed in greenery with a brook humming beside me. For me hiking is a meditative venture in which I try to calm my mind and get present. Usually the physical exercise yields up some type of realization....

Is Software Patentable? Not Always. Here’s Why.

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Lady Justice protecting your software patents. The question of the century? Or of the millennium? Definitely a question the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) and U.S. Supreme Court have been struggling with since the term “software” was coined. In 2014, arguments were heard by the Supreme Court in the case of Alice Corp. vs. CLS Bank International. The case has created a lot...

Design to Grow in Scale and Flexibility

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The mental structure one brings to a business issue (or any issue for that matter) defines the solutions one sees. It can be a fruitful exercise to try on different mental thinking caps when reviewing the success and issues of ones business. David Butler, Coca-Cola’s VP of Innovation who released in March of this year the book Design To Grow: How Coca-Cola Learned to Combine Scale & Agility,...