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Dana Blankenhorn

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Dana Blankenhorn has been a business journalist since 1978, and a tech reporter since 1982. He has a B.A. from Rice University and an MS in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School.

His specialty has been getting to the future ahead of the crowd. He began covering the Internet in 1985, e-commerce in 1994, the Internet of Things in 2005, open source in 2005 and renewable energy in 2010. He has written for every medium from newspapers and magazines to Web sites, from books to blogs. He still seeks tomorrow from his Craftsman home in Atlanta.

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Why Big Tech Must Buy More Cloud Companies After IBM's Earnings Miss

By Dana Blankenhorn

IBM's earnings miss shows big technology vendors still haven't gotten their arms around the threat posed by the cloud technologies used by Amazon and Google.

01:48PM 10/20/14

Why Many Americans Will Soon Be Getting Microchip Credit Cards

By Dana Blankenhorn

Recent breaches mean you'll have to learn a new way to use credit and debit cards soon. The good news is they're safer.

06:10AM 10/20/14

Why the Oil Glut Is a Big Win for Consumers, Industrial Stocks Like Goodyear, Dow

By Dana Blankenhorn

Markets have been focused on the losers from the oil glut, but there will also be winners. Consumers, for instance, just got a big raise.

12:27PM 10/17/14

Why Lower Oil Prices Are Great for Consumers, Terrible for the Stock Market

By Dana Blankenhorn

Lower oil prices are great for users of oil but bad for producers. Unfortunately, in the past five years, the U.S. has become a major producer again.

01:49PM 10/13/14

Columbus Day Offers Bonanza for Some Businesses and Consumers

By Dana Blankenhorn

In 23 states Monday is a state holiday. But lower gas prices could give analysts a surprise when sales for this weekend are totaled.

03:49PM 10/10/14

Here's a Strategy to Survive This Week's Volatile Market

By Dana Blankenhorn

Some strategies for turning this week volatility in equity markets into an opportunity for longer-term success.

11:50AM 10/10/14

AMD Analysts Divided on Company After Sudden CEO Change

By Dana Blankenhorn

AMD changed CEOs a week before earnings, leading to some analysts downgrading the stock. But are they missing a winner in new CEO Dr. Lisa Su?

02:25PM 10/09/14

LED Lighting Revolution Offers Glimmers of Opportunity for Investors

By Dana Blankenhorn

A blue LED, placed alongside a green one and a red one, creates highly visible color in flat screens and breathes new life into old industries, like billboards.

12:32PM 10/08/14

Palo Alto Networks, Other Cybersecurity Stocks, Get Boost After JPMorgan Breach

By Dana Blankenhorn

Growth leader Palo Alto Networks faces new competition in next generation firewalls as the industry seeks a more integrated approach to fighting threats.

12:02PM 10/03/14

The Oracle Battle Against Real Cloud Continues in Post-Ellison Era

By Dana Blankenhorn

Real clouds use commodity hardware and software. But Oracle was built on a proprietary database, and it is dancing into the cloud era with that software as its base.

11:45AM 10/02/14

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