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DLD Sync: Moving A Conference Online

When the coronavirus crisis hit it quickly became obvious that DLD – one of Europe’s most prominent technology conferences – needed a new, virtual discussion format. Since the pandemic made physical events impossible for the

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Razer Sharp

Among gamers, Razer has become a household name for cutting-edge entertainment gear – from mice and keyboards to gaming tablets and laptops like the new Razer Blade that CEO and co-founder Min-Liang Tan is presenting

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Samsung NX300 Review

Small cameras that go beyond point-and-shoot have become all the rage: they promise better pictures and more versatility than smartphones, thanks to their bigger sensors and interchangeable lenses – but they’re nowhere near as big

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Easy Listening, Made by Bose

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, audio giant Bose just paid its much smaller rival Sonos a huge compliment: with its new SoundTouch system, Bose acknowledges that modern home entertainment is married to

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High-Flyer From the Lowlands

A fear of heights isn’t ideal if your big dream is to become a stunt flyer. But it’s the perfect premise for a Disney movie, so here we go… Dusty, the hero of the new

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A Heart for Invention

Dr. Thomas Fogarty with a model of the human heart. Until fairly recently, trouble with the pump that keeps us going used to mean that surgeons had to cut the body open and try to

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Futurist Paul Saffo in front of an ATM

The Future of Money

The moment of truth for any analyst and forecaster comes when looking back: five years on, how true or false do your predictions turn out to be? Well, kudos to Paul Saffo, Managing Director of

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early Google article, 1999

Google’s First Steps

My article for “Start” magazine, a sister publication of “Stern,” back in the spring of 1999. Photo credit: William Mercer McLeod When I rang the doorbell of a nondescript suburban home in Menlo Park, back

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