9 big technology stories to watch in 2014

From smartphone wars to social media IPOs, here are the headlines waiting to happen in the year ahead.

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Dec 6, 2013 9:34AM
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You know its interesting.  Whenever you see an add for one of these smartphones or tablets 19 times out of 20 the people are just doing something meaningless or harmful (bullying and teasing other people).  Marketing has created a false need for this junk.  People pay through the nose for these phones and plans - for what?  I know there are some decent business applications - but I work in a High School and can tell you they are nothing but a nuisance, distraction and hindrance to people learning how to truly communicate.  If you want pictures - buy a camera.
Dec 6, 2013 1:28PM
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ever story you read at the bottom will say  it  depends on what the feds say  ??? if i was a investor  that would  drive  me  nuts . we are depending  on  feds writing  more AND MORE  MONEY AND THERE IS  NO  MONEY ALL  ON  PAPER WHEN DOES IT  END
Dec 5, 2013 8:19PM
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Yawn........aren't there any real stories about profitability? 
Dec 6, 2013 10:55AM
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Wow! Fed tappering fear is gone today and the stock goes up. This is really f---k up.

Thumb up to all the smart people that see and know what really going on.

 

Dec 6, 2013 2:44PM
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Great article on Apple.  "Apple might come out with something new or maybe they won't".  WOW!, let us invest on that insight.
Dec 6, 2013 2:36PM
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What a stupid article.  They did not make a case for investing in any of these stocks.  Basically the article was a list of tech names.  Gee, I wish someone would pay me to ... well, pay me for nothing.  How do I get a job like that.  Let we start an article here.   It has been found that water, when temperatures are between 32 and 212 degrees, is wet.  .......  Pay me now.
Dec 6, 2013 2:15PM
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Who cares...  The Apple junkies will buy whatever they throw out there.
Dec 6, 2013 2:29PM
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Last week, I predicted that all the money that profit taker sell their stock will put back, and now I see all the money back to the stock market. There is no fundamental value or economy problem at all. Just buy and sell that all.
Dec 6, 2013 9:38AM
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Another version of their phone so the idiots who think Apple is better than Samsung will keep buying it.  Apple has the biggest bunch of trained dogs since Pavlov.
Dec 6, 2013 7:41AM
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Isn't the BIG "tech story of 2014" that we grab hold of the DEBT funding this crap that is taking away jobs and economy for a phony baloney virtual kinda-sorta-reality that really isn't? Tech is a train wreck because it wasn't rolled out without consideration of impact, damage control or sustainability. There are NO technology enterprises generating an essential product and living off it's self-generated profits.

We are-- $700 TRILLION in the hole to derivatives. Derivatives are the underlying DEBT used for all BIG transactions. None have ever been reconciled or validated as anything more than laundered dark pool funds. We need 90 MILLION family-sustaining JOBS right now, not more apps and gadgets that sap attention, time and make decisions that WE should be.

Dec 5, 2013 10:34PM
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What about Mediamath going public like Rocketfuel did? Mediamath is larger and already making a profit.
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