John Petrucelli

  • The 50th Consumer Electronics Show is officially a wrap and once again the “C” in CES could have easily meant “car.” The conference proved that the automotive industry is merging with the high-tech sector to create a hybrid approach to personal mobility. The autonomous vehicle will be here before we know it, bringing with it…

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  • The landline telephone was the first speed-of-light communications technology that anybody could use. The telegraph was invented earlier, but it wasn’t practical to put in every home and office—plus, you needed to learn Morse Code to talk to anybody.

    Once you could talk to anyone, anywhere, in any language you pleased, everything about business changed. Entire industries sprang up around the phone—not just to take care of the wiring, but to help facilitate the connections and opportunities that all that unfettered communication brought with it.

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  • The Consumer Electronics Show is not a place for agoraphobics or the faint-of-heart. With over 2.5 million square feet of exhibit space and 170,000 attendees attempting to navigate the many venues, the event can easily overwhelm. There were scores of drones, super-thin TVs and mind-blowing Virtual Reality, but this year, car tech stole the show….

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  • It’s 2015, and cell phones are now ingrained into every nook and cranny of our lives—and that includes our workspaces. Once considered office distractions, cell phones are now an office mainstay. And since technology has evolved immensely over the past decade, even the simplest smartphones are now powerful office tools. In the past, companies sometimes…

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