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Apologizing the Right Way

For management professionals, apologizing at work can feel like a minefield. A poor choice of words or the wrong tone can make the problem worse, particularly in high-profile situations. Whether you are apologizing to the public or to employees, take care to craft your response carefully to rein in the situation and minimize backlash. Show More Summary

Crafting a Successful Cover Letter

Cover letters create a positive first impression if written well and professionally. Sell your skills and stand out from the other applicants with a creative and well-crafted letter. Make a solid impression and entice a potential employer...Show More Summary

Verizon on Mobile Security Threats: Nothing to Worry About

The Verizon report should be met with some skepticism because painting a bright picture serves the carrier that makes its money from a safe network.

Smart window harvests energy from wind and rain

Weather could power the next generation of smart windows. A team of researchers working at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created glass that tints by harvesting energy from wind and rain. They have published a description of their work and the glass they have produced in their paper published in ACS Nano. The Abstract […]

OSHA Eyeing Possible Tower Worker Safety Standards

Injuries, fatalities to tower workers prompt inquiry into possible regulation. Everyone in the communications industry must be concerned about the safety and well-being of the tower workers. Tower workers, quite literally, put their lives on the line to put up or keep up the towers that make communications possible. Show More Summary

Hydropower Losses From California's Drought Cost Ratepayers $1.4 Billion

The diminished hydropower capacity of California’s dams cost electricity customers a total of $1.4 billion in the past three years, according to a study from the Pacific Institute. When the 2007 to 2009 drought is taken into account, the figure rises to $2.4 billion. read more


Where the energy storage expansion will happen first and why; The commercial-industrial segment of the market is ready to buy in Herman K. Trabish, January 7, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge People who watch the energy storage market...Show More Summary


A TRANSFORMATIVE YEAR FOR NEW ENERGY Why 2015 Will Be a ‘Transformative Year’ for Renewable Energy in the US April 14, 2015 (Solar Energy) “…[ Medium-term Outlook for U.S. Power: 2015 from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)] has some good news for anyone who supports a greener American energy sector: 2015 will be a “transformative year” for U.S. Show More Summary

Google Fiber says TV service is essential to compete in the broadband game

ORLANDO, Fla.--Google Fiber may have a tight focus on providing a symmetrical 1 Gbps broadband experience for the cities it has targeted for fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP), but the service provider knows that having a compelling TV offering is just as important.

Common Q and A's

Job seekers memorize responses to popular questions that interviewers ask during pre-employment face time. Just because the questions seem to be the same at every company doesn't mean you have to give standard answers. Sometimes it may be best to give a response that sets you apart from other candidates. Show More Summary

Ethernet Access Device market growth to be driven by fiber deployments, says Infonetics

The Ethernet Access Device (EAD) market may have declined 3.5 percent to $925 million in 2014 due to ongoing declines in Ethernet over TDM bonded circuits (EoTDM), but Infonetics says that ongoing deployments of fiber to more buildings will help fuel future growth of fiber EADs.

TVA Backs Away from Bellefonte

In a new Integrated Resource Plan released for public comment this week, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) said it no longer has plans to finish the partially complete Bellefonte Unit I nuclear energy reactor for which construction started in 1974. read more

Mobilizing Public and Private Investments for New and Renewable Energy Projects

The energy market in the United States is currently undergoing a very dramatic transformation, a transformation driven by technological advancement, market dynamics, and better policies and laws—none of which was possible even a decade ago. read more

Haier Ventures out in Handset Business in Pakistan

Ruba-SEZ Group announced its latest venture “Haier Mobile” on Thursday 9th April 2015 at Royal Palm Golf and Country club, Lahore. After establishing its name as one of the leading home appliances manufacturer in Pakistan, Haier Pakistan has decided to diversify in Mobile Phones market. Show More Summary

5 experts celebrate IoT Day with CBR

The Internet of Things is celebrating its fifth annual ‘day’ with several events being hosted worldwide. From New York to London and all the way to Sidney, CEOs, designers and tech lovers are getting together to celebrate a world of 15 billion connected Things. However, as the hype over IoT grows ever bigger, questions over […]

.@wwaterforum7: What's Wrong and Right With These Pictures? @USWP

2 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Good guy Dr. Jerad D. Bales, Chief Scientist for Water at the U.S. Geological Survey, sent me these two contrasting photos from the 7th World Water Forum. The second one was taken at the U.S. Water Pavillion, organized by the U.S. Water Partnership. I am guessing that Coke or Pepsi...

Nokia's $16.6B bid for Alcatel-Lucent puts company back into the wireline game

Nokia has made it official that it is going to purchase Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion, a deal that will immediately reestablish the European vendor's presence in the wireline space that it largely left behind in recent years to solely focus on wireless.

Global Capacity addresses growing cloud needs with fiber ring in Dallas

ORLANDO, Fla.--Global Capacity has responded to its Dallas customers' needs for more cloud connectivity options between data centers by lighting its own fiber ring in the city.

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