Consumer Reports up to its Old Tricks

Once again, the intrepid consumer watchdogs at Consumer Reports are “exposing” a potential flaw with the iPhone antenna, this time on the Verizon model. If you cover the gap in…

February 26, 2011 0

Recent Smartphone Developments

Some very interesting things are happening in the smartphone “ecosystem” these days that bear watching, especially if you’re in line for an upgrade like I am. The Blackberry Bold that…

February 22, 2011 0

Internet Week in Washington

Congress is back in session with a bang, and the Internet is smack dab in the crosshairs of the Congress in a big way. Just this week, there have been…

February 17, 2011 12

Reaching Network Nirvana Through Fiber & Ethernet

Check out Reaching Network Nirvana Through Fiber & Ethernet on GigaOm for a look at the emerging rebuilding of the middle mile. Here’s a teaser: A new telecom infrastructure is…

February 10, 2011 0

What’s the Deal with Internet Addresses?

What’s the Deal with Internet Addresses?

Last week, the tech press reported that ICANN, the Internet’s central committee for addressing, had assigned the last of the IPv4 addresses. A big ceremony was held in Miami, to…

February 9, 2011 4

DARPA Enlists Hackers

It’s no secret that government initiatives around cybersecurity haven’t lived up to expectations. While they succeed in creating controversy – such as the recent hubbub over the so-called “Internet Kill…

February 8, 2011 3

What’s the Internet Anyway?

What’s the Internet Anyway?

From NBC’s Today Show in 1994, we have the answer.

February 5, 2011 0

Saving the Internet from its Friends

I’m going to Australia in April to give a keynote on the innovation potential of Next Generation Networks for the Australian Telecom Users Group. As you probably know, Australia has…

January 31, 2011 2

It’s Good to be Netflix

This isn’t really the best use of public relations I’ve seen lately, but it’s an interesting example of changing the subject. Netflix announced quarterly earnings yesterday, and the story is…

January 27, 2011 8

Video Over the Internet at SOTN

Tech Daily Dose’s Juliana Gruenwald has a story on the video panel at State of the Net: One of the biggest concerns raised about the $30 billion merger related to…

January 25, 2011 0