2017's Biggest Tech Stories

2017's Biggest Tech Stories
2017 had some huge changes in the world of tech. In this year-end episode of Industry Focus: Technology , analyst Dylan Lewis and contributor Evan Niu examine the biggest stories and tech advances from this year. Listen in to find out what new technologies Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is pushing forward with its iPhone X; how augmented reality is becoming a... Read More

Energous Pops On FCC Approval For Wireless Charging Technology

Energous Pops On FCC Approval For Wireless Charging Technology
Shares of Energous ( WATT ) jumped late Tuesday after the company said federal regulators have approved its wireless charging technology to power smartphones, fitness trackers and other devices over the air and from a distance. The Federal Communications Commission has certified the Energous “WattUp” transmitter, which sends radio-frequency-based power to devices, the company said. Energous popped 64% to 14.50... Read More

Better Buy: Sierra Wireless (SWIR) vs. Cypress Semiconductor (CY)

Better Buy: Sierra Wireless (SWIR) vs. Cypress Semiconductor (CY)
The Internet of Things (IoT) — which includes connected cameras, wearables, smart home appliances, drones, cars, and other gadgets — is expected to be a massive growth industry over the next few years. Research firm IDC expects global IoT spending to rise from $800 million this year to nearly $1.4 trillion by 2021. That bullishness convinced many tech companies to invest... Read More

Why Twitter's Jack Dorsey Is the Best CEO of 2017

Why Twitter's Jack Dorsey Is the Best CEO of 2017
Step aside, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Marc Benioff-it is time to make room for another remarkable leader in the already-packed club of great tech industry executives. Indeed, after the incredible 2017 that both-yes, both -of his companies just had, Jack Dorsey is officially a top-tier CEO. Not many internet entrepreneurs can say that they founded multiple billion-dollar companies in... Read More