CIOs ignore cloud computing at their peril
Opinion - The UK Government is to impose a tax on all fixed business and residential phone lines in Britain to achieve its aim of providing broadband access to every home by 2012.
Opinion – Time Warner Cable (TWC) is upset. There may be some
competition on the horizon for this and other cable companies and as
usual, the company had an allergic reaction on that prospect and
complained to the FCC that there is no way that the government could
sponsor potential competitors to deliver broadband to “underserved”
areas. Gee guys, could it be that you need a bit more competition to
live up to what you are supposed to provide to American consumers?
After three long years without a defined business model, and enduring constant criticism because of it, Twitter had apparently offered its users a variety of paid services. When the report of Twitter's paid account options to their list of services came out, users were not happy -- and rightfully so: The whole thing was a hoax. And even though the report said free accounts would still remain available, users were first upset over the terms of the proposed paid services, then over the fact they were duped.
Analyst Opinion - We’ve been trying to make the idea of the connected home work for decades. I can recall shortly after Disneyland opened they had a showcase home of the future which stayed in place from 1957 to 1967. It was kind of funny was when it was torn down: It was so well built the wrecking ball just bounced off the walls, kind of a super hero house.