Technology becomes obsolete more and more quickly

October 26, 2010

Obviously, old technology is a thing of the past. But does it seem to be fading away more quickly now than ever before? When it comes to technology, therebs always something better just around the corner, as Businessweek expounds on in this article. Even seemingly new things like dash-mounted GPS systems, MP3 players and PDAs

Artificial Intelligence for mobile devices

October 5, 2010

Webve talked a lot on this blog about smartphones, innovations and how technology is changing the workplace, but never about something quite thisb& well, futuristic-sounding. After all, bArtificial intelligence is going mobile,b Businessweek has declared in this article. AI is expected to hit smartphones and tablets as these become increasingly prevalent and as faster wireless

Innovation in the workplace

September 23, 2010

A number of American companies have begun using software and other means to find innovative ideas and solutions to problems in customer service from straight out of their own ranks: workers at the company. Pitney Bowes Inc., for example, has implemented around 700 if its employeebs ideas. Rather than an old-school suggestion box, the company

Windows Phone 7 Operating System: Better for business?

September 7, 2010

In the business world, a smartphone is a necessity. Microsoft has yet to make a huge impact in the smartphone marketplace when you compare its Windows Mobile 6.5 to the tough competition from Apple and Google on the consumer side and Blackberry on the business side. However, that may be about to change. Microsoft is

Building owners save energy one window at a time

August 25, 2010

You may remember our Although the costs of Heat Mirror technology are high, they allow for smaller heating and cooling systems, and eventually businesses will see a payback on their investment. To learn more, check out this article from National Real Estate Investor. Photos from NREI online