Carl Weinschenk

Carl Weinschenk

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Smart Cities Set to Proliferate in the Coming Decade

29 Jul, 2014

Smart cities are in line for a huge growth spurt in the next 10 to 20 years.

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States Versus Feds on Municipal Broadband

28 Jul, 2014

Laws in many states constrain municipalities from building such networks. The debate, which pits Republicans against Democrats in Washington, DC, gradually is coming to a head.

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Could BYOD Backlash Help BlackBerry?

25 Jul, 2014

This week in tech news, BlackBerry finds a new niche in BYOD, Verizon and Level 3 spar over Netflix issues and robots may take our jobs.

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The Telcos’ Upstream Advantage

23 Jul, 2014

Telcos are cooking up technologies that meet and exceed the 1 Gbps level.

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Researcher, Chinese Broadcaster: Is Apple Up to Something?

22 Jul, 2014

Claims that iOS has secret backdoors were made at the Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE/X) conference this week in New York.

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802.11ac Gets Ready to Do the Wave

21 Jul, 2014

The industry clearly is on the road to 802.11ac wave 2, and it all starts with chips.

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Everyone Has an Opinion About Net Neutrality

18 Jul, 2014

News this week includes last-minute comments on the FCC's net neutrality rulemaking, Comcast's very bad day, standardizing home device networking, and IBM and Apple's big plan.

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Microsoft’s Big Week

17 Jul, 2014

Microsoft announces big cuts within its Nokia workforce along with a few other surprising decisions.

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Mobile Device Management: We Love You, Now Change

16 Jul, 2014

The definitions of an MDM solution are even fuzzier than in other categories. Securing mobility and BYOD simply is a faster-moving target than almost anything else in telecom and IT.

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Smartphone Market Is in the Midst of a Total Transformation

15 Jul, 2014

The saturation of smartphone and tablet markets in developed countries means the new focus is on developing economies.

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Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV Enter the Talking Stages

14 Jul, 2014

The FCC is asking the public to explain why they think the mergers between these companies are a good or bad idea.

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Samsung Hits a Rough Patch

11 Jul, 2014

This week in tech news, Samsung is down, PC sales are up, nanotech pixels are getting flexible and 911 service needs help.

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DSL Soldiers On

10 Jul, 2014

The telecom industry works hard to improve DSL's efficiency while also finding ways to retire it.

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The iBeacon Market Set for Success

09 Jul, 2014

The entire beacon market is about to explode, say researchers, but their battery-draining ways must be overcome first.

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Small Cells Are Increasingly Big in the Enterprise

08 Jul, 2014

By using service providers that feature small cell technology, the edge of the carrier network moves inside the enterprise.

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Are Organizations Paying Attention to the BYOD Security Challenge?

07 Jul, 2014

Plenty can be done to ensure that mobility and BYOD are reasonably secure. The question is whether organizations are methodically taking those steps.

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Revenue from Remote Patient Monitoring to Hit $26.5 Billion in 2018

04 Jul, 2014

The news this week included growth in remote patient monitoring, mobility in education, high-speed network projects hitting bumps, texting over landline, and robot competitions.

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How Much More Is Left to Moore’s Law?

03 Jul, 2014

The future of Moore’s Law has always been seen to have one foot on an engineering banana peel.

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Work on 5G Starts in Earnest

02 Jul, 2014

Work toward 5G has begun, though the general consensus is that the technology won't be ready until 2020.

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Ethernet Switch Sector in Transition

01 Jul, 2014

In the Ethernet switching gear market, as efficiency increases, the need for their products shrinks.

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