Life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness... and broadband. Yup, the Finnish government is planning to make broadband internet access a legal right for all its 5.3 million citizens.
Giant telephone company AT&T sent a lengthy letter to the Federal
Communications Commission yesterday attacking Google by accusing it of
double standards for openness.
The Wi-Fi Alliance said it is close to releasing the final spec for wi-fi devices to connect directly to each other.
And we thought we were cynics. Honestly, we're like babes in the wood compared to this lot.
Hermann Hauser, the man who span off ARM from Acorn and later CSR, said at a roundtable today here in Paris that WiMAX has failed.
Wesley Chan, director and lead voice strategist for Google, today told a bunch of hopeful entrepreneurs how to persuade Google to buy their companies. The answer seems to be to really annoy the company's top brass.
Mohsen Moazami, VP of Cisco's internet business solutions group, told the Etre conference today that it has devolved its management from 10 top stars 10 years ago to 2,500 to 3,000 people now.
She has everything, looks, fame, Napoleonesque husband, but Carla Bruni can't get a website running to save her life.
The quality of broadband in the US is lower than that in Lithuania, Bulgaria and Latvia, according to a report commissioned by Cisco.
Giant networking company Cisco said it has bought Norwegian firm Tandberg for $3 billion.
Opinion Twitter is all the rage. And while it's great fun, is it really worth $1 billion, which is what the Wall Street Journal pegs it at after a $100 million investment led by T. Rowe Price and Insight Venture Partners last week?
The Great Recession has taken its toll on IT vendors. Loads of
companies have lost money. Too many to count failed to meet Wall
Street’s insane profit expectations. Their layoffs put thousands of
smart workers on the street. It’s been devastating.
Chip firm AMD is holding an alternative event just a block away from
the Intel Developer Forum and wheeling in stray hacks off the street,
briefing them about the stuff it makes.
Social networking site Facebook has introduced a slim down version of Facebook aimed at people with slow net connections.
A case started in a Delaware district court on the 4th of September,
alleging many of the most important networking companies in the world
breached an existing patent.
A startup is set to launch a system which combines 3D voice, good audio
and visual telecommunications to connect people across countries and
US telcos have hit on a clever idea to provide universal broadband to every US citizen - they're calling on the government to define broadband as anything over 768 Kbps downstream and 200 Kbps upstream.
Pressure on Google servers caused the 100 minute outage of Gmail
yesterday and the company has gone out of its way to Google Grovel
about the problem.
People are increasingly surfing the internet in search of health information - and doctors aren't always best pleased.
It sounds rather lovely: Amazon Web Services is to offer security-conscious organizations their own private cloud-within-a-cloud.