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Facebook, Apple need to Initiate Tech Cultural Change, not Egg-Freezing

For years the tech industry has offered its employees cushy perks and high salaries in an effort not only to attract top talent, but to help assuage the burden of sacrificing one’s personal life that often comes with these time-munching, intellectually taxing jobs. But beyond basketball hoops and beanbag chairs in the workplace, Facebook and [...]

Microsoft’s Smartwatch Allegedly Launching Within Weeks

Microsoft is about to enter the wearable device market: the software company is preparing to launch a smartwatch that will measure the wearer’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms, Forbes has learned. One of the outstanding features of the Microsoft smartwatch will be its battery life, according to people familiar with the matter: [...]

Apple Introduces iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, and Announces Apple Pay Availability

Following the iPhone and Apple Watch event in September – which cost the company more than $1 million, by the way – Apple was back yesterday with another important milestone: the release of the updated iPads and other products. The second-generation iPad Air is being marketed as the thinnest tablet available. Fact is, it is [...]

Wireless Providers might take a Shine to New Controls over Mobile Advertising

With technology companies occupying more and more of the telecom industry’s traditional territory it’s no wonder wireless providers are feeling like little more than “dumb pipes,” providing the network framework on which the tech industry makes its money but really seeing none of the profits. To this point, in fact, wireless providers have had no [...]

Telus’ Wireless Data Speed Statistics Misleading, Say Industry Critics

Telus recently stated at a CRTC hearing that Canadians enjoy the second-fastest wireless data speeds in the world. Also, Telus – just like the other two incumbent players – believes that regulating the wholesale wireless market to stimulate competition could lead to inferior service and negatively affect the current state of the Canada’s high-quality wireless [...]

E-Commerce Transport and Automobile Conference 2014 Held in Lahore

Press Release: Easy Taxi and Carmudi recently held the E-commerce Transport and Automobile Conference 2014, to promote and educate the general public about the benefits, success, and growth of ecommerce in Pakistan through the recent years. Show More Summary

Android App Launched By Kaymu

[Press Release] Kaymu.pk, an online marketplace, has launched its mobile app in Pakistan for Android users. The online shopping app is designed to provide a convenient platform for buyers and seller on the go. The app will further enhance user experience by bringing buying and selling to the fingertips of Kaymu’s users. Show More Summary

FCC Imagines 10 Gb/s 5G Mobile Service Using 24+ GHz

The limitations that make frequencies over 24 GHz unsuitable for mobile use may not be limitations after all. Engineers are never satisfied. Even when “4G” mobile service was still a new idea, the engineers had begun thinking ahead to...Show More Summary

Two statistics about the Internet to chill the soul

The number of companies responsible for half of all content on the Internet 2009 – 150 2014 –   30 These figures are extracted from this article by John Naughton in this weekend’s “Observer” newspaper.

One man’s 10 year history of connectivity

I have just received the following communication which is probably typical of how so many Internet users in the UK have over time received faster and faster Internet connectivity – and the story is far from over. “Today, in my remote corner of Hampshire, I am finally onto fibre. – For the first 2 years […]

Accelerating Performance in Preparation for the 100G Era

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Dan Joe Barry, vice president of marketing, Napatech. Mary Meeker, the head of Morgan Stanley’s global technology research team, projected that mobile data traffic would increase by almost 4,000 percent by 2014, for a cumulative annual growth rate of more than 100 percent. Show More Summary

Speed: The Name of the Networking Game

News this week includes G.fast, wireless charging, and artificial intelligence.

Update: Anticipated Spectrum Auction Date Pushed Back

If you picked “mid-2015” in your office pool for the date the FCC’s incentive spectrum auction would be held, we’ve got some bad news for you. While that was probably a pretty good bet up to now (since Commission officials have tenaciously stuck with the “mid-2015” date for some time), it’s not looking so good anymore. Show More Summary

Stevie Wonder - Live at the Portals!

High on the superstar's wish list: Increased video description services. Yes, you heard it right! Stevie Wonder, the legendary songwriter and recording artist, made the rounds, live and in person, at the FCC recently. He met with the...Show More Summary

Data center virtualization drives up adoption of next-gen firewalls

As businesses continue to consolidate their data centers and adopt virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud computing, the use of next-gen firewalls is rising, says a new ABI Research report.

America Movil's Q3 profit slides 39% to $754M

América Móvil reported that its net profit dropped 38 percent year-over-year to $754 million, falling short of analyst expectations due to an increase in taxes and weak results at its European holdings Telekom Austria and KPN.

Zayo to provide O2 UK with managed fiber-based backhaul network

Zayo has won a deal to provide O2 a managed fiber network throughout the UK, the latest of several moves that build on the momentum it has gained in Europe from its acquisition of Geo Networks and related network builds.

Frontier wraps its acquisition of AT&T's Connecticut network assets

Frontier Communications is set to begin a new chapter in its home state as it has completed its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's wireline operations in Connecticut and its related statewide fiber network and U-verse operations.

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