Carl Weinschenk

Carl Weinschenk

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The Success and Struggles of TV Everywhere Service

31 Jul, 2015

Tech news this week includes a report on the TV Everywhere service, Android OS goes to work, brain-to-machine sector growth, and Wi-Fi Sense woes.

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HTML5's Rise Marked with Confidence and Some Security Concerns

30 Jul, 2015

HTML5 has proven to be an attractive platform for developers, but it is not without its faults.

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Changes Roiling Cable Operators and Their Vendors

28 Jul, 2015

Changes in the way people get their video alongside, of course, changes in how they consume it have ramifications on vendors as well as operators.

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The Smartphone Kill Switch Evolves

27 Jul, 2015

Recent data shows that mandatory smartphone kill switches have reduced thefts by 32 percent, but it's not without issues.

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AT&T’s DirecTV Acquisition Is Likely to Happen

24 Jul, 2015

In this week's tech news, AT&T's DirecTV deal is a go, Qualcomm announces layoffs, Apple sells 4.2 million watches and Cisco gets out of set-top business.

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Huawei, Others Pushing Growth of Rural Fiber, Broadband

22 Jul, 2015

Providing telecommunications services to rural areas has been a recognized challenge as long as the telephone industry has existed.

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Look at All the Ways Lax Mobile App Security Can Bite Your Company

20 Jul, 2015

The number of apps brought inside the network and the lack of scanning is getting out of control. Take heed of advice on best practices.

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Small Is Difficult for Chip Makers: Intel Delays 10 Nanometer

17 Jul, 2015

Tech news this week includes Intel processor delays, public assisted broadband, BYOD privacy and how the IIoT can help certain markets save time, money.

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IoT, IIoT, M2M: Big Technologies with Fuzzy Definitions

16 Jul, 2015

Among the IoT, the IIoT, and M2M technologies, there is obvious overlap, but defining each clearly is quite a challenge.

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Mobile OS News Beyond Android and iOS

15 Jul, 2015

Of course Apple iOS and Android have locked up the top two spots for mobile OSes, but is there a serious contender for third place?

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Over the Top Video Set for Big Growth

14 Jul, 2015

OTT will have tremendous impact on the capacity, general availability, and performance of networks.

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Tablets Stall with Consumers, Grow in the Workplace

13 Jul, 2015

Studies show that though consumer tablet sales have reached a plateau, usage of tablets in the enterprise is growing.

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Microsoft and Nokia, a Year Later

09 Jul, 2015

Nokia and Microsoft forever will be tied at the hip because of the 2013 deal. It seems that both are charting aggressive courses.

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Studies Predict Large Growth of Enterprise Wearables

08 Jul, 2015

Enterprise wearables will experience great growth within the next several years. In support of this, tech companies are investing in other businesses to break into the market.

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Haswell, Broadwell, Skylake: Intel Busy Pushing Out Chips

07 Jul, 2015

During the past few months, Intel has introduced the Broadwell chips, and the Skylake is just ahead. These chips are meant to better the performance of the previous family of chips, Haswell.

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Bringing Software-Defined Networking to the WAN

07 Jul, 2015

The only certain similarity between SD WANs and SDNs is that the control and data planes will be separated. To an extent, the definitions can form over time.

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Biometric Security Measures Put Slow Squeeze on Passwords

06 Jul, 2015

The key is to anticipate the problems and challenges of the replacement biometric technologies and choose the right path.

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Will the IoT Help Microsoft Get Its Groove Back?

02 Jul, 2015

Whether Microsoft succeeds in using the IoT to make itself as indispensible as it was when PCs ruled the earth will be an interesting subplot.

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Shared Wi-Fi Access Points: The Limited Success of a Good Idea

01 Jul, 2015

Confronting the vast inefficiencies of how Wi-Fi networks are used is one item on the list of items that need to be smoothed out, and sharing APs seems like too good an idea to not be used.

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App Development: Getting More Complex

30 Jun, 2015

Try keeping up with the relative merits of different approaches to development, emerging ways of customizing apps based on data gathered about the device’s user and, as always, the status of security.

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