Blab predicts what people will tweet, blog and report on

A startup called Blab has developed software for predicting conversations on social-media sties and news outlets. It’s another example of applications offering insights using unstructured data that previously was difficult to work with.

What we’ll see in 2013 from Apple

From a further fragmented iPhone, to smart watches, Jony Ive’s heightened influence and defusing the thermonuclear patent wars, we take a look at the people, themes and products to watch for from Apple in the coming year.

The super-computing phone: AT&T’s predictions for devices in 2020

In the year 2020, today’s smartphones will like the glorified PDAs of the last decade, according to AT&T SVP Jeff Bradley. What should consumers expect? Handsets with nearly 30 GHz of processing power, terabytes of internal storage and half-gig connections to the mobile network.

Your guide to the 2011 Apple WWDC keynote

It’s Monday, and that means it’s the day of Apple’s keynote address at the annual Worldwide Developer Conference. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. PDT, and we’ll have live coverage of the event, but here’s our best guess of what you can expect to go down.

Asia Will Become the New Center of the Internet

Internet traffic will grow seven-fold between 2010 and 2015 to reach roughly 1.2 zettabytes globally, and by 2015, video will comprise half the traffic on the web according to a new report. That’s much less video than a similar forecast from Cisco predicts.