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Electronics makers from every consumer device manufacturing segment are betting big on 4K: Shipments soar 699% in 2014

February 22, 2015 1:09 pm

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There isn’t really much 4K UHD content available, but that doesn’t mean companies that make electronics and their manufacturers aren’t fully ‘all in’ to help get the 4K/UHD ball rolling, already...

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3 Top Networking and Telecom stories from 2014

December 29, 2014 7:56 am

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Cybersecurity This was the year of the corporate cyberattack. There was the JPMorgan Chase credit card hack that affected around 80 million U.S. households, the Home Depot breach that...

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Sony’s 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 is ridiculous…

December 10, 2014 5:03 am

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Nostalgia is a powerful tool and Sony knows exactly how to wield it. You need only glimpse the 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 in real life to fully comprehend that. The limited edition console, which comes with an “original gray” paint job, patterned faceplate and colorful PS logo that hearkens back to the original PlayStation from 1994, is a rare issue — only 12,300 exist in the world. And, not to rub it in, but we have one of our very own (no. 8,262 to be exact).

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Analysis of Black Friday Data Reveals Shift in Attack Vectors

December 8, 2014 12:08 am

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Akamai can see and analyze enormous amounts of attack data during events such as Black Friday. This year they tracked requests coming into dozens of online retailers over 24 hour...

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Study says OTT is both friend, and potential problem, for pay-TV

November 15, 2014 8:45 am

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For years, a common breakout session at industry conferences carried a title something like this: “OTT: Friend of Foe?”   Consumers who use best streaming video service are...

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AT&T points to Obama’s net neutrality remarks as cause to pause fiber buildout

November 15, 2014 7:07 am

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  AT&T has put a temporary pause on its fiber buildout saying that the uncertain nature of the net neutrality debate, in light of President Obama’s statements about...

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Google and conservationists are tracking boats to stop illegal fishing

November 14, 2014 12:07 pm

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Overfishing has been a problem for ages, but oceans are big and it’s not as if the water police authorities can track where every boat drops its nets....

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Verizon’s Tech Site Bans Writing About Spying Or Net Neutrality, Says Daily Dot

October 30, 2014 10:11 am

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Verizon’s technology news site called SugarString.com, is now hiring, hoping to make a truly mainstream tech site. But The Daily Dot reports new hires are told it is...

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Back to the Future with Push-to-Talk

August 4, 2014 8:06 pm

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This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Max Silber, executive director of mobility, MetTel

Before the era when cell phones became permanently glued to our hands and our ears, walkie talkies were the fastest and most efficient way of communicating over a short distance. As mobile technology advanced both the devices and the service, field workers such as construction companies and police departments became synonymous with the chunky phones and scenarios depicted in the Nextel advertisements of the late 1990’s. After the demise of the original iDEN Nextel National Network just a short year ago, some may think that the “push-to-talk” movement is over, but that is far from the truth. … [visit site to read more]

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No status quo in clouds

August 4, 2014 12:08 pm

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This article was authored by Jouko Ahvenainen, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Amazon (Amazon Web Services, AWS) is the leading enterprise cloud provider. Amazon surprised the market with a larger than expected loss. AWS has had a big impact on the result. What does it mean that the leading cloud company cannot run a profitable business? … [visit site to read more]

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T-Mobile Gets a Bid, But Not From Japan

August 1, 2014 11:21 am

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Yes, a bid landed on the table for T-Mobile today from a foreign wireless carrier backed by a billionaire with a talent for disruption. But it wasn’t from Softbank and Masayoshi Son was not involved. The French carrier Iliad, which is backed by Xavier Niel, has come out of nowhere to offer … [visit site to read more]

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