The Top 50 Technology Blogs to Watch in 2013

Top 50 Technology Blogs to Watch in 2013


1) Bits | The Business of Technology

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/ - The Bits blog covers the business of technology, from social media and mobile devices to cloud computing and computer security. The New York Times reporters and editors also use this space to explore how the digital revolution is changing business and society.

2) Blog | Reddit

http://blog.reddit.com/ - Keep up with the latest development updates, community announcements, and general reddit tomfoolery.

3) The Guardian | Technology Blog

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog - Technology updates from The Guardian.

4) The Telegraph | Technology Blog

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/technology/ - Technology updates from The Telegraph.

5) Engadget

http://www.engadget.com/ – Engadget is a news, reviews and opinion outlet with obsessive coverage of cutting edge gadgets, consumer electronics and the science and technology they’re built upon.

Launched in March of 2004 as a web property, Engadget has since expanded to cover mobile devices and live events through video and photography in addition to the written word.

6) Techcrunch

http://techcrunch.com/ – TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.

Founded in June 2005, TechCrunch and its network of websites now reach over 12 million unique visitors and draw more than 37 million page views per month. The TechCrunch community includes more than 2 million friends and followers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google and other social media.

CrunchBase, TechCrunch’s open database about start-up companies, people and investors, has become the leading statistical resource for technology companies and transactions.

The company hosts major conferences and events, including the Disrupt series, The Crunchies Awards, and various meet-ups worldwide serving as community platforms for industry conversation and collaboration.

7) Wired

http://www.wired.com/ - An award-winning pioneer of the web, Wired.com is the hip face of technology news and information online. The site is required reading for exclusive, original news chronicling technology and its impact on business, entertainment, politics, culture, and science.

8) Technology@Intel

http://blogs.intel.com/technology/ - This site features blogs written by Intel senior technologists and others at Intel who have a passion for technology. For example, Intel GM & VP, Doug Davis, Intel Senior Fellow Steve Pawlowski, and Intel Fellow Kelin Kuhn, and many others contribute to the blog. The bloggers will share their perspectives on the future of technologies ranging from architecture innovation and integrated solutions, to new usage models around the world. This blog offers you direct dialogue with Intel’s technology decision makers.

9) FT | Tech Blog

http://blogs.ft.com/tech-blog/ - Technology Blog of Financial Times.

10) Digital Inspiration

http://www.labnol.org/ - Digital Inspiration (www.labnol.org) is your guide to personal technology written by Amit Agarwal. Like us for your daily dose of software tips, tutorials and how-tos.

11) Unity Technologies Blog

http://blogs.unity3d.com/ - Unity is the award-winning development platform for games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, consoles and beyond.

12) Marketing Technology Blog

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/marketingtech – The Marketing Technology Blog discusses online marketing, search engine optimization, pay per click, inbound marketing, conversion optimization, analytics, email marketing and social media marketing strategies.

13) The Official Microsoft Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/ – This official Microsoft Blog aims to cover and add context around the top level news from the company and industry. It is intended to complement the Microsoft News Center, where you’ll find a steady stream of news and information about the company, as well as some of our partners and customers. On the blog, you’ll see the company’s perspective on the news, along with the thoughts and opinions of some of our employees and executives, and our reaction to what we see happening in the industry. The blog is managed by Microsoft’s Corporate Communications team but you’ll see posts from interesting people across the company.

Across Microsoft there are literally hundreds of teams and individuals actively blogging on almost every topic relevant to the work we do (and plenty that aren’t relevant but still interesting!). This blog is not intended to replace the richness and diversity of these blogs, nor to suggest reading just one blog is the best way to stay in touch with what’s happening.

Like some of the other cross-company sites, we have decided to restrict the ability to comment on posts, at least initially. As we establish the blog’s voice, we hope to enable comments and foster a dialogue with readers.

14) NewScientist

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/technology - New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 “for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences”. The brand’s mission is no different today – for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

New Scientist online was launched in 1996 and now carries an archive of over 76,000 content pieces. We have developed our site to include specific channels to cater for our audience’s wide variety of interests. The website includes news and features, engaging headlines, fascinating stories and amazing facts, delivered through the latest news slots, in-depth articles, video, blogs and commenting. New Scientist explains why a development is significant as well as putting social and cultural context around it, delivering more insight than any other current affairs or science source.

15) Educational Technology Blog

http://blogs.bu.edu/edtech/ - Educational Technology Blog is a showcase for faculty technology innovations across Boston University’s campuses. Here, you can expect to find both announcements about up-and-coming technologies at BU, and case studies of new and exciting ways that faculty around BU are using technology to further their teaching and research goals.

16) DUKE CIT

http://cit.duke.edu/blog/ – The duke center for instructional technology helps instructors find innovative ways to use technology to achieve their teaching goals.

17) Flurry Tech Blog

http://tech.flurry.com/ – Technology lessons from the cutting edge of mobile and big data. Flurry helps more than 90,000 companies succeed in the new app economy across iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5. Our industry-leading services help apps acquire larger and better audiences, increase user engagement and maximize monetization. Big data is at the core of our business, and we leverage the world’s largest cross-platform data set to empower apps to win.

Powering over 240,000 apps across clusters spanning thousands of nodes, we handle over 40 Billion data points per day. This blog is a place for us to share what we’ve learned at the cutting edge of both mobile and big data, and to have conversations about where things are going next.

18) Sun Star Tech Talk

http://blogs.sunstar.com.ph/technology/ - Tech Talk is Sun.Star blog containing the latest technology news, reviews, photo galleries and videos.

19) Abtblog

http://blog.abt.com/ - Learn about the hottest new products, cutting-edge technology, and special Abt events and sales.

20) Griffin Technology Blog

http://www.griffintechnology.com/blog/ - Nashville-based company making cases and accessories for iPhone, iPad, Kindle and Android.

21) Office of Information Technology Blog

http://blog.oit.wvu.edu/ – While OIT may not support some of the referenced technology, we do understand that many of our users use them and for that reason will try to add information that you might find helpful.

The WVU Office of Information Technology Blog is coordinated by the OIT Communications Unit: Chet Cook, Alisha Myers, and Jessica Latham. Contributors from other OIT units are welcomed and encouraged.

Contributed posts are subject to editorial review by the OIT Communications Coordinator for quality assurance. All OIT units are invited to participate in contributing information to the blog by actively writing posts and/or submitting post ideas.

22) Connecting Technology Blog

http://blogs.orange-business.com/connecting-technology/ - Our connecting technology blog is dedicated to the information technologies adopted by large international enterprises. We cover today’s most pressing technology challenges, including network optimization, security, and cloud computing, as well as newer technologies such as virtualization, IPv6 and M2M.

23) Clove

http://blog.clove.co.uk/ - A specialist provider of mobile technology products, including smartphones, tablets and associated accessories.

24) GeekZone

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/ - Geekzone is the largest tech community in New Zealand.

25) FACE IT – IESE TECHNOLOGY BLOG

http://blog.iese.edu/faceit/ - Face IT is a group edited blog maintained by professors of IESE’s Department of Information Systems. Our department seeks to help managers develop an understanding of how information systems can be used to meet the firm’s objectives. In this blog, we explore and discuss how new information and communication technologies are altering the business world, and how businesses are developing business strategies related to these technologies.

26) TECHi | Fresh & Never Boring

http://www.techi.com/ – Offering the latest news, reviews and in-depth feature articles, Techi is the ultimate online resource for all things technology.

Founded in 2010, Techi brings the latest details on cutting edge technology for the Information Age. Read the latest news and investigative reporting on everything from gadgets to gaming to Google. Our extensive coverage includes any and all topics related to today’s top technology, such as software, social media, gaming, Apple, mobile, apps, web design and much more.

Modern day technology is advancing at an exponential rate. Simply keeping up with the latest smartphones or tablet releases can often overwhelm the senses. Consider Techi.com com your roadmap to today’s most innovative technological advances.

Up-to-the-minute coverage on the technology industry’s biggest and boldest releases. Techi.com. Your only source for plugging in.

27) Qualys Community

https://community.qualys.com/blogs/qualys-tech - The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions provide organizations of all sizes with a global view of their security and compliance posture, while drastically reducing their total cost of ownership. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance and Qualys SECURE Seal, enable customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities and malware, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.

28) PinoyTech Blog

http://www.pinoytechblog.com/ – Pinoy.Tech.Blog was founded in July 2005 and is considered to be one of the longest-running group blog about technology in the Philippines. Started by a dozen bloggers from various sectors of the IT industry in the country with the goal to provide an alternative coverage on technology news in the Philippines.

PTB has been featured and referenced in various newspapers, magazines and TV shows in the past years. It has also been a finalist in the Philippine Web Awards for two consecutive years.
The blog is now headed by Calvin Lo (Editor) with contributors, Joey Abiog and Raffy Pedrajita, who also help cover events. Fairly regular reviewers are Liane, Roy and Carl.

PTB has around 1,300 entries and close to 12,000 comments generating over 100,000 page impressions per month (not including the more than 2,300 RSS subscribers), PTB is one of the most read technology blog in the Philippines.

29) John Batelle’s search blog

http://battellemedia.com/ - Thoughts on the intersection of search, media, technology and more.

30) Technology & Marketing Law Blog

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/ - Eric Goldman’s Technology & Marketing Law Blog.

31) Chief Marketing Technologist

http://www.chiefmartec.com/ - Thoughts on marketing + technology + management by scott brinker.

32) Dark Forest Group

http://darkforestgroup.com/category/technology/  - Darkforestgroup (DFG) was founded in 1998. Since then our goal has always been the same – to provide you with valuable information and free support in the field of technology.

DFG forum started out with a few dedicated members but our hard work means we have grown into a moderate sized forum. Our developers of various operating systems and modders have enjoyed the continuous support from us where we reward them and provide the tools and space for them to work in.

33) IFS | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

http://blogs.ifsworld.com/topics/business-technology/ - IFS is a public company (OMX STO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, a component-based extended ERP suite built on SOA technology. IFS focuses on industries where any of four core processes are strategic: Service & asset management, manufacturing, supply chain and projects. The company has 2,000 customers and is present in approximately 60 countries with 2,800 employees in total. Net revenue in 2011 was SKr 2.6 billion.

34) R2I | Digital Marketing & Technology

http://www.r2integrated.com/blog/ - R2integrated (r2i) is a high growth, next generation digital/social marketing and technology firm specializing in creating meaningful customer engagement in the ever-changing world of peer-to-peer interactions. R2i provides advanced expertise in social media marketing and is able to bridge the gap between marketing disciplines and the advanced technologies required for 21st century execution. The company offers a comprehensive set of professional services and technology products including social/digital marketing strategy and programs, social/consumer data analysis technology, content strategy and content distribution technology, and reporting and analytics – all geared toward customer acquisition.

35) 3 Pillar Global Blog

http://www.3pillarglobal.com/blog – Technology moves at light speed, and business must adapt to meet the needs of their evolving client base. But today’s economy is not an environment where businesses can add jobs for every new technological change. Focus is key, but does that compromise agility?

3Pillar recognizes the business pain points uncovered with each new software technology shift. The impact to go-to-market plans can be devastating without a partner to navigate those waters. But just being a good technology partner isn’t enough. Today’s software product development partners must be ahead of the technology waves – leading their customers through the storm to a place of calm waters. Our thought leadership approach addresses this in a few ways. We believe in developing a number of pieces to satisfy our readers.

36) AMIS Technology Blog

http://technology.amis.nl/ - Working together, that what counts most to us. With you, our partners and our employees. We offer solutions from within your perspective, act as co-creator and co-sourcer and invent, initiate and implement innovative partnerships with you. AMIS builds on teams of enterprising professionals who are able to look beyond the borders of their own specialty and combine result with unconventional thinking. People with a passion for IT.

37) Humanising Technology Blog

http://www.nomensa.com/blog/ - At Nomensa, we deliver user experience design solutions. Our blog, Humanising Technology is where we discuss our thoughts, ideas and solutions on user experience, web accessibility and web design.

38) Holtz communication + Technology

http://holtz.com/blog/ – Shel Holtz started Holtz Communication + Technology (HC+T) in 1996 with the goal of helping organizations communicate effectively in the emerging online space using intranets to reach employees and various dimensions of the Internet to communicate with other stakeholder audiences.

HC+T provides a full range of services for large organizations, from speaking and training to communication audits and strategic plan development.

39) Cleantech Blog

http://www.cleantechblog.com/ – Cleantech Blog was set up in 2005 as one of the first blogs on cleantech – hence the name, Cleantechblog.com!

We conceived of it as an informal home on the web for those of us seeking to expand the work in cleantech started by groups like the Cleantech Group and CleanEdge. For more history on cleantech, check out “What is Cleantech” the first history of the term cleantech which we wrote in 2008.

We took our original “spiritual leadership” from Rob Day’s Cleantech Investing Blog, Tyler Hamilton’s Clean Break, and James Fraser’s The Energy Blog.

We are a multiblog, and our bloggers deserve more credit than I do. We are not journalists, though we have several published authors in the group, most of us write about what we see and do in the sector every day. And not to reduce the efforts of the rest of us, but special thanks to Richard Stuebi, a long time cleantech executive and analyst who was our first blogger, and nearly 5 years later still starts every week for thousands of us with his Monday Thoughts on Cleantech column.

40) TechEd

http://northamerica.msteched.com/blog - TechEd is Microsoft’s premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft’s current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions, tools, and services. TechEd offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration and countless opportunities to build relationships with a community of industry and Microsoft experts that will help your work for years to come.

41) Patron Technology

http://patrontechnology.com/blog/ – Patron Technology strives to revolutionize the arts industry by offering world-class customer relationship management (CRM) technology, including ticketing, subscriptions, fundraising, e-mail marketing and staff collaboration technology. Patron Technology’s products are PatronMail and PatronManager CRM.

Founded in 2001 by Eugene Carr, the New York City-based company is the leader in e-marketing technology for arts and non-profit organizations. The company’s PatronMail e-mail service is used by over 1,800 arts and cultural clients in all 50 states and eight countries overseas.

42) TechnoLawyer Blog

http://blog.technolawyer.com/ - All the legal technology and practice management news that’s fit to blog.

43) Technology Blogs Simplified

http://techkiddy.blogspot.com/ - Techkiddy is an emerging Technnlogy Blog Inspired By The Power Of Networking which believes in Sharing and accord with Tech Toys

44) Assistivetek Blog

http://assistivetek.blogspot.com/ - Blog on the topic of assistive technology, eLearning, mind mapping, project management, visual learning, collaborative tools, and educational technology

45) CPA Technology Blog

http://blog.bftcpa.com/ - Brian Tankersley, CPA, CITP- Knoxville, TN CPA, Consultant, Speaker, Father, and Husband.

46) HRTech Blog

http://www.hrtechblog.com/ - HRTechBlog is ran by Sarah White, founder of Sarah White & Associates, LLC  a Market Strategy Firm working with some of human capital’s most innovative start-ups as well as best in class global solutions.   They work with vendors to educate the buyers, understand the marketplace and develop innovative market strategies.

47) Techolo

http://www.techolo.com/ – Techolo (stands for Technology Outlook) talks about current technology trends, gadgets, news, reviews and other cool stuff. We don’t just reblog anything and anything about tech that has been published almost everywhere. Though at times we publish common news for its technology relevance, we put more priority and value to real content, news and reviews.

Techolo started as ZunePhilippines.com on 2006 as I got my Zune on the month of its release in the USA. Since then I have blogged about Zunes and Microsoft products until there was a need to expand thus the name change to Techolo. This blog has upgraded (and spun-off) itself from Zune Philippines to cater to more topics, news and gadgets. From Zune’s to iPads, Androids to WebOS’s, Facebook to Chatroullete, and many more.

This blog is being moderated by Roman. Gadget and technology enthusiast slash Graphic Designer. I’m PC person who appreciates the aesthetics of Macs, “openness” of Androids and the familiarity of a PC.

48) Generation YES Blog

http://blog.genyes.org/ - We believe that technology in schools is critical to bringing 21st century educational opportunities to everyone. However, we see that traditional approaches to integrating real technology into classrooms have largely failed. Even though visionary educators have seen the potential for decades, there are far too few bright and shining success stories. More often than not there is a failure of implementation between the vision and the action. We believe the missing component is student involvement, student voice, and student ownership of the process.

49) Tech@FTC

http://techatftc.wordpress.com/ - The Tech@FTC blog is published by the Federal Trade Commission. The views expressed here are representative of the Chief Technologist, and do not represent the views of the Chairman or the Commission.

50) Think GIG

http://www.thinkgig.com/ – A blog dedicated to helping you run your business more efficiently. At ThinkGig, you’ll find discussions on the topics that matter to you most – such as tips and best practices on securing your business, improving customer service, driving revenue and cutting costs – as well as unique perspectives on industry trends that impact your business.

You can rely on ThinkGig to keep you informed on the issues you face every day and inspire you to think big when it comes to your business.


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