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Dana Blankenhorn


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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With Twitch, Amazon Poses Big Threat to Broadcasters, Google

By Dana Blankenhorn

By purchasing Twitch, Amazon is no longer just a merchant. Now it's a broadcaster.

11:57AM 08/26/14

Seven Things Walmart Is Already Doing to Spark Growth

By Dana Blankenhorn

Walmart has been testing some ideas that could transform it quickly. It just needs to step on the accelator.

11:38AM 08/25/14

American Oil Patch Investors Today Are in for a Wild, Rich Ride

By Dana Blankenhorn

In this wildcatting decade, oil exploration stock investors need to be nimble to get the best returns. Follow the exploration companies and watch where you play.

08:00AM 08/23/14

NRG Strategy Wins, Southern Co. Loses in Order 1000 Decision

By Dana Blankenhorn

An obscure court decision on electric transmission is fueling renewable energy and driving decisions such as Duke Energy's divestment of power plants to Dynegy.

10:50AM 08/22/14

Oil Storage Capacity and Safety Remain the Industry's Achilles Heel

By Dana Blankenhorn

Oil prices remain carefully balanced because oil storage is not unlimited and it's not foolproof, either.

10:54AM 08/19/14

The Simple Lesson in Broadband Numbers: People Want Speed

By Dana Blankenhorn

Cable delivers faster broadband than phone, so cable controls the last mile of the U.S. Internet.

01:19PM 08/18/14

When Food Prices Are Falling You Want to Be in the Middle, Man

By Dana Blankenhorn

Falling grain prices have hurt a lot of companies this year, but not the food processors

11:00AM 08/16/14

Yes, Costco (and Other Retailers) Can Compete With Amazon

By Dana Blankenhorn

Amazon is more of a threat to IBM than it is to Costco or Kroger.

10:57AM 08/15/14

Biofuels Will Not Solve 2014 Grain Glut

By Dana Blankenhorn

The last time grain levels hit these levels ethanol production increased, followed by a drought, and the stock market corrected. What will happen this time?

09:39AM 08/14/14

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