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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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How the GE That Immelt Built Is Different From Jack Welch's GE

By Dana Blankenhorn

The GE Jeff Immelt built is nothing like Jack Welch's GE, and the GE Immelt's successor builds may be just as different.

10:12AM 07/01/14

What Philips' Spinoff Means for Cree in the Lighting Business

By Dana Blankenhorn

LEDs are becoming two industries, bulbs and systems. Philips' spinoff of its production units leaves Cree as one of the few companies in both.

11:56AM 06/30/14

Real but Reasonable Risks in SolarCity's Purchase of Silevo

By Dana Blankenhorn

SolarCity is taking on big risks by buying Silevo and building its U.S. production plant. But new technology is needed for solar to compete without subsidies against electricity from coal and natural gas.

11:47AM 06/19/14

Google and the Department of Defense Fight the Cyber Cold War

By Dana Blankenhorn

Google's recent purchases of a robotics company, a drone company and a satellite imaging company make it a vital national defense asset.

11:58AM 06/17/14

Trying to Profit From the Next Phase of the Natural-Gas Boom

By Dana Blankenhorn

Focus on gas properties that can reach export markets and pipeline operators that extend their networks to new fields.

11:56AM 06/10/14

Sony's TV Losses Continue to Dim Its PlayStation Video Game Star

By Dana Blankenhorn

Sony is winning the video game wars but losing all those profits, and more, in its TV division.

10:27AM 06/09/14

Good Luck Getting Profits In $4 Trillion Municipal Bond Market

By Dana Blankenhorn

You can make a handsome tax-free profit in municipal bonds, but its biggest opportunities lie with those trying to create liquidity in this illiquid market.

07:00AM 06/08/14

Twitter Namo Buy Challenges Google and Facebook in Mobile App Ads

By Dana Blankenhorn

Mobile search is moving inside apps, and Namo Media serves those apps with ads.

09:28AM 06/06/14

After Cloudera Purchase, Computer Security May Be Hot Sector

By Dana Blankenhorn

Why a little-noticed purchase may bode well for the stocks of publicly traded computer security companies.

11:57AM 06/05/14

Why Lockheed Martin, Not Elon Musk, Is Poised to Win in Space

By Dana Blankenhorn

Lockheed Martin knows where the big space bucks are and has a better chance of retrieving them than Elon Musk's start-up does.

10:30AM 06/04/14

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