Shades of HAL! CDBS may be developing a mind of its own. We all remember HAL, the creepy monotone computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey that developed an unpleasant independent streak. (Click here for a clip of HAL’s big scene.) Science fiction, right? Maybe not. Show More Summary
Cisco and Juniper continue to remain the dominant core router service players, a position that was further cemented by the introduction of new products in the recent financial quarter, according to a new Dell'Oro report.
Google Fiber's unusual placement of a utility cabinet that houses its fiber equipment--in the middle of a sidewalk--has incited the rage of Kansas City, Mo., residents, reports local FOX News network affiliate WDAF TV.
The proliferation of video content options via the Internet raises questions about what ISPs can and should do to offer “better than best efforts” to enhance quality of service. Is this an opportunity for “pay to play” extortion, orShow More Summary
Selling a broadcast-only video DVR would seem like an easy proposition as consumers continue to ditch cable for online video. However, Tablo, an emerging web and broadcast-only DVR project, has found out that executing on this idea is anything but easy.
Two House Republicans are calling on lawmakers to revamp the 1996 Telecom Act to better reflect the realities the communications industry is seeing in today's broadband and wireless era. But exactly what changes they want to make are not clear.
Equinix is continuing to make headway with its expansion efforts in Japan, opening up its first data center, OS1, in Osaka along with partners K-Opticom, Kanden Energy Solutions and O-BIC.
AT&T is giving multinational corporations, particularly those that are looking to establish a greater presence in India, another reason to consider it a global provider by establishing a new interconnection agreement with Bharti Air...
Peak, which shortened its name from PeakColo over the summer, is partnering with Telx in order to expand rapidly into two new markets. They’re deploying cloud nodes in Telx’s SCL2 facility in Santa Clara and its ATL1 facility in Atlanta. … [visit site to read more]
Colombia has a new submarine cable landing to the east. GlobeNet announced today the completion of its subsea extension, bringing both direct connectivity to Miami and a lower latency path between Colombia and Brazil into play. … [visit site to read more]
The competition around the forthcoming wireless spectrum auction is slowly cooling down: Ottawa has lost yet another participant, according to a disclosure posted on Industry Canada’s website yesterday and spotted by the Globe and Mail. Show More Summary
During the last spectrum auction in 2008, WIND Mobile and Mobilicity both started out as they looked to become the next big telecom firm in the country. 5 years down the line and Mobilicity have found themselves at the end of the line with the company being put up for sale and fellow newcomers WIND [...]
Having left his post as the head of Google’s Android platform, Andy Rubin, arguably one of today’s greatest technological minds, has found a new home within the company, one surprisingly enough, that now features a different kind of android…the robotic kind. In an recent interview with The New York Times, Rubin revealed that he has [...]
Snapchat made headlines in the tech world a few weeks back when its 24-year-old CEO said no to a $3 billion cash-only offer from Facebook. The two-year-old startup that currently has no revenue stream is back in force: it has managed to lure away Emily White, the Facebook executive responsible for bringing advertising to Instagram, [...]
It’s become a classic stigma in society that the older you get, the less in touch you become with modern technology and devices that emerge in the world. Well, a new report is seemingly proving this to be true as it found out that users under the age of 33 were much more likely to [...]
For many December is a month of giving, of feasts, of gifts, and of family, but for me the holidays also serve as a time of reflection, looking back on the year that was, remembering all that I have been blessed with and recognizing that others may not be as blessed. This process is far from [...]