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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Recent Articles By The Author

Cognizant CFO Karen McLaughlin Says Health Care, the Cloud Are Key to Growth

Cognizant CFO Karen McLaughlin Says Health Care, the Cloud Are Key to Growth

Cognizant beat predictions on earnings, but now faces the challenge of becoming a major player in health care IT.

WellPoint Shareholders Benefit From Its Health Reform Strategy

WellPoint Shareholders Benefit From Its Health Reform Strategy

WellPoint is letting health care consolidate itself, taking advantage of the market changes by signing narrow network contracts that let it share profits from wellness.

Amazon Puts Fire Behind It With Rooftop Buy, Cloud Dominance

Amazon Puts Fire Behind It With Rooftop Buy, Cloud Dominance

Amazon is still leading in the cloud and doubling down on profitable content as it puts the Fire Phone mistake behind it.

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

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

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.

Why Many Americans Will Soon Be Getting Microchip Credit Cards

Why Many Americans Will Soon Be Getting Microchip Credit Cards

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.