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New rules of the airwaves- ‘White Space’ usage will not require FCC licensing

September 23, 2010

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Federal regulators cleared the way for technology companies to use vacant television channels for wireless data and Internet services that may be worth more than $4 billion a year. These spaces between TV channels are called ‘white spaces’. The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 today to adopt rules for using the airwaves, known as white […]

Net Neutrality- the next big reform?

September 23, 2010

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Net Neutrality, the next big war for land acquisition or rather redistribution. Well, not land, but bandwidth and speed anyway. But it is kind of like land reform, check out this definition of land reform and substitute the words Internet traffic for the word land. Kind of works doesn’t it? - Land reform is an […]

The Universal mobile APP- it already exists

September 23, 2010

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The ‘Universal’ mobile APP, has the time come to look into the future of mobile platforms and operating systems and come to the conclusion that the mobile APP world’s time is gonna be a changin’? What is the Universal mobile APP- why its the mobile browser, and it is already on your phone. It gets […]

Bloomberg reports that Facebook is working on 2 branded Android smartphones with INQ

September 23, 2010

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So maybe TechCrunch had it right, they usually do, Facebook is probably looking hard at a branded smartphone to release to compete with Apple. Think of this factoid, about a quarter of the 500 million  users of Facebook log in from a mobile device. The face of the future for most companies that deal in […]

HBO launches QR code campaign for new show- Should they take a lesson from FOXTV?

September 23, 2010

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HBO is putting QR codes on bus shelters to promote the premiere of its newest show “Boardwalk Empire.” Playing on the show’s theme of prohibition, the cable network is letting consumers scan the QR codes to reveal passwords to invite-only speakeasy events. HBO tapped agency PHD to power the campaign. “[The strategy] was simple,” said Andrea […]

Amazon launches revamped Android APP for Kindle

September 23, 2010

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Amazon launched a revamped Android APP for Kindle. The new APP allows for better search, locking screen orientation, view book details through Shelfari and add notes/ highlights to books. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Kindle for Android, the free application that lets readers around the world enjoy Kindle books on their Android-powered devices, […]

Although not as tech savvy as other Demographic groups, Baby Boomers spend more online and on technology.

September 23, 2010

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As always, Forrester research has come out with a great report that shows generational adoption gaps in technology. Of note is that mobile continues to be a driver of technology adoption. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The generation gap of technology adoption between younger and older Americans is widening, spurred on by Gen Y’s rapid integration of mobile […]

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