Carl Weinschenk

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iPads Strong, but Not Invincible, in the Educational Sector

01 Sep, 2014

For a long time, Apple’s iPad was the undisputed leader in the educational device sector, but that standing now is under pressure.

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Smartphone Shipments Spike

29 Aug, 2014

This week in tech news, Amazon announces acquisition of Twitch, smartphone shipments increase, largest broadband trial ever is announced.

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More Mobile Apps, But Comparatively Few Users

28 Aug, 2014

Mobile app usage is up 12 percent over last year, but all of that usage is concentrated in about 35 percent of the populace.

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Gigabit Networks Becoming Commonplace in Metropolitan Areas

27 Aug, 2014

A majority of U.S. cities that have gigabit networks have more than one provider, and municipalities that work with providers are more likely to get fast networks.

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No Network Left Behind: CAPEX on Wireline Infrastructure Accelerates

26 Aug, 2014

The wireline market, which is valued at $19.1 billion this year, will reach $35 billion in 2020. That’s a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 10.4 percent.

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Security and Privacy Issues Surround Wearables

25 Aug, 2014

A recent survey shines light on the topic of privacy and security with wearable computing devices.

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BYOD Proponents Get Bad News in California

22 Aug, 2014

News this week included a blow to BYOD in California, a new band for LTE, gigabit network expansion, and a supposedly new approach to security.

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Telemedicine’s Promise and Challenges

20 Aug, 2014

Legal and procedural questions about telemedicine are piling up, but growth is skyrocketing.

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Does the U.S. Have a Broadband Problem?

19 Aug, 2014

The speed of U.S. broadband networks is a hindrance, but is showing signs of improving. However, broadband providers need to do a lot of work to meet consumer needs.

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Cisco Adjusts to a New Reality

18 Aug, 2014

No matter how successfully it handles the transition, Cisco won’t be as dominant as it has been in the past.

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Fast Broadband Becoming the Norm

15 Aug, 2014

Telecom and tech news this week features broadband progress, Android increasing marketshare and meetings on the upswing.

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IoT Security Threats Are Already Happening

13 Aug, 2014

Analysts predict that IoT will create some scary security issues, but recent news shows that the dangers are very real today.

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Cable’s Video Subscribership Tanks and That’s Just Fine

12 Aug, 2014

Despite severe losses of video subscribers, the cable companies have had a decent quarter and even increased earnings.

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NetScout Suit a Serious Matter for Gartner

11 Aug, 2014

NetScout is suing Gartner over placement in its Magic Quadrant; claims the research firm is running a 'pay-to-play' scheme.

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New CEO, Strategic Shift at Sprint

08 Aug, 2014

News this week included strategic changes at Sprint, 3D printing, partial peace between Apple and Samsung, and progress on the use of smartphone kill switch technology.

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Wireless Charging Will Soon Unleash the Mobile World

07 Aug, 2014

Clearly, the idea of dragging around a wire and immobilizing a supposedly mobile device for hours while it charges is no longer acceptable.

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Unified Communications: More Important than Ever

06 Aug, 2014

Learn the various steps you should take to get unified communications running properly in your enterprise.

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The Scary State of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure

05 Aug, 2014

A Ponemon study found that security programs are not fully deployed and more than half are vulnerable to threats that impact critical infrastructure.

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When Is the Right Time to Jump Into SDNs?

04 Aug, 2014

Both the benefits and challenges of SDNs are obvious. Enterprises must decide if and when it makes business sense to implement.

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Android Extends Its Dominance

01 Aug, 2014

News this week included somewhat surprising numbers for Android, a new job for Watson, Internet of Things security and a new look at whether TCP/IP should die.

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