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When Robots Compete, Students and Bloomberg Mentors Win

April 4, 2014

Six robots meet on the playing field, each vying to score as many goals as possible in two and a half minutes. But this is not an every-robot-for-itself competition. The six robots are divided into two teams – alliances – that work together for the win. Such teamwork reflects the … MORE


Beyond the Buses: The San Francisco Tech Boom and the Future of Digital Cities

April 4, 2014

Protests against tech company shuttle buses in San Francisco have painted a picture of conflict between the tech industry and longtime San Francisco residents – and as a new wave of protests kicked off this week following a decision from the city’s Board of Supervisors to allow the private buses … MORE

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Bloomberg is Only Business News Service on Amazon Fire TV at Launch

April 2, 2014

A few months ago, we launched Bloomberg’s first connected TV experience, Bloomberg on Apple TV. Connected TVs are rapidly becoming an integral part of our lives, and we are seeing this first hand at Bloomberg as the number of streams per user per week of our Apple TV experience continues to rise. … MORE


Hardware: Essential to the Bloomberg Experience

March 28, 2014

Tucked away at the edge of the tenth floor at Bloomberg’s headquarters, behind a darkened glass door, sits a very un-Bloomberg-like workspace. Cramped, cluttered, and lined by crowded shelves, there are multi-drawer spare-part bins, an industrial soldering iron, a microscope, and a lot of serious-looking electrical equipment. Just outside sit … MORE

The blue line illustrates Regeneron Pharmaceuticals' stock price, while the green, amber and red bars indicate social sentiment and volume.

Trending on Twitter: Social Sentiment Analytics

February 20, 2014

If you’ve spent any time on Twitter, you know that tweets can be snarky, informative, nonsensical, hilarious, and sometimes provocative. This is the “sentiment” of the Twittersphere. What Twitter does for the reputation of Lady Gaga or Bill Gates also applies to companies and stocks. Knowing the fast-moving social sentiment … MORE

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Bloomberg and the Open Compute Project (OCP)

February 13, 2014

Recently, more than 3,400 technologists gathered in San Jose to discuss the Open Compute Project (OCP), which was originally founded by Facebook and now has Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft  and others contributing time and effort on this important initiative. As Head of Bloomberg’s Cloud Architecture, I had the distinct pleasure … MORE

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Bloomberg 23″ Monitor recognized as Energy Star “most efficient” for 2014

February 6, 2014

At Bloomberg, we have a commitment to developing better products that also contribute to a better planet. There’s no reason innovation shouldn’t have the same positive impact on the environment as it does on people and companies. Bloomberg’s customers feel similarly. They want to utilize cutting-edge technology, and at the … MORE