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Nevada: Silver State to Tech Center

Silver was the primary mineral mined in Nevada when it was admitted to the union in 1864, earning it the slogan of "The Silver State." Times changed, with the gaming and convention industries gaining prominence over the past 30 years. But the state is shifting character again, with technology being …

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Comcast, Telecoms Need to Clean Up Their Own Houses

Big telecom mergers just don't fly these days, but it took Comcast 14 months and at least $237 million spent in 2014 to figure it out it couldn't buy Time Warner Cable. In retrospect, this was a no brainer. If the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wasn't going to sign off on an AT&T and T-Mobi…

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Creating a Smarter Network Infrastructure for the Connected World

The need to be connected to the 'smarter world' is ever increasing with the rise in the number of mobile devices. LTE is now a global reality for millions of subscribers and the age of the Internet of Things (IoT) is well and truly upon us. While this opens up a variety of opportunities for network …

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Major League Baseball's Sports Analytics Deliver Next-Gen Stats

Get your next-gen stats here! Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MBLAM) this week launched "next-generation" stats league-wide that it hopes will captivate TV fans, help commentators and attract those at the game - all while providing precious data for use by teams to evaluate the performance of …

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My Neighbor and Your Enterprise Data Privacy: They're Not as Unrelated as You Think

If you give your house key to your neighbor, he has the opportunity to snoop around through your vinyl album collection. That has lessons for enterprise security (with fewer copies of David Bowie to worry about).

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Google's New Wireless Service: Big Bang or No Big Thing?

The highly anticipated wireless service from Google becomes a reality today, as the Wall Street Journal has confirmed the release of what may or may not bring U.S. service providers to their knees.

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Nevada: Silver State to Tech Center

By: Doug Mohney     4/24/2015

Silver was the primary mineral mined in Nevada when it was admitted to the union in 1864, earning it the slogan of "The Silver State." Times changed, with the gaming and convention industries gaining prominence over the past 30 years. But the state is shifting character again, with technology being …

Read More

Comcast, Telecoms Need to Clean Up Their Own Houses

By: Doug Mohney     4/24/2015

Big telecom mergers just don't fly these days, but it took Comcast 14 months and at least $237 million spent in 2014 to figure it out it couldn't buy Time Warner Cable. In retrospect, this was a no brainer. If the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wasn't going to sign off on an AT&T and T-Mobi…

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Creating a Smarter Network Infrastructure for the Connected World

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/24/2015

The need to be connected to the 'smarter world' is ever increasing with the rise in the number of mobile devices. LTE is now a global reality for millions of subscribers and the age of the Internet of Things (IoT) is well and truly upon us. While this opens up a variety of opportunities for network …

Read More

Major League Baseball's Sports Analytics Deliver Next-Gen Stats

By: Bob Wallace     4/24/2015

Get your next-gen stats here! Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MBLAM) this week launched "next-generation" stats league-wide that it hopes will captivate TV fans, help commentators and attract those at the game - all while providing precious data for use by teams to evaluate the performance of …

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My Neighbor and Your Enterprise Data Privacy: They're Not as Unrelated as You Think

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/23/2015

If you give your house key to your neighbor, he has the opportunity to snoop around through your vinyl album collection. That has lessons for enterprise security (with fewer copies of David Bowie to worry about).

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Google's New Wireless Service: Big Bang or No Big Thing?

By: Dominick Sorrentino     4/22/2015

The highly anticipated wireless service from Google becomes a reality today, as the Wall Street Journal has confirmed the release of what may or may not bring U.S. service providers to their knees.

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OTT TV Market Expectation: Four Years, Fourfold Growth

By: Steve Anderson     4/22/2015

The term "over-the-top" may not be immediately familiar when applied to television-some here might even think it's a reference to content that's too zany, violent, or racy for anyone's own good-but in this context, it's the term for television provided through subscription services, often on a strea…

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Fraud or Breach? Questions to Ask Before Calling in the Cavalry

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/22/2015

"Fraud" and "breach" are two words that no merchant wants to hear in relation to their business. Confusing fraud for a breach-or assuming they are the same thing-can lead to panic, overreaction and unfortunate unintended consequences. Knowing the difference between fraud and a breach, and what each …

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Twitter Takes on Direct Messaging

By: Dominick Sorrentino     4/22/2015

There are some things that cannot be said in 140 or fewer characters. For this reason, Twitter offers a direct messaging option that allows users to communicate privately and in greater detail as needed. Historically, the catch to this system has been that users can only send private messages to tho…

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The Future According to Microsoft: Universal Communications

By: Erik Linask     4/21/2015

The world is changing. Business used to be straightforward - you create or produce something, then you market and sell it. There was always some level of ownership involved; and there's always been some level of local infrastructure in play. But, today, when you look at some of the most successful b…

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Google's New Changes Promote Sites Working Well with Mobile

By: Steve Anderson     4/21/2015

For many website operators out there, the phrase "Google algorithm changes" is the kind of thing that leaves a cold chill in the pit of the stomach. It can make or break a website, and often has. This time around, the search algorithm changes will hinge on how "mobile friendly" a website actually is…

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Applying Marketing Tactics to Fraud Detection

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/21/2015

Forty-two percent of merchants who support online channels are reporting an increase in fraud, which costs them $2.69 in fees per dollar of fraud. Large e-commerce merchants not only pay more per dollar of fraud, up to $2.33 in 2014 from $2.23 the previous year, but they also saw an increase in the …

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Augmented Reality Hits the Road: Jaguar vs. Mini

By: Rob Enderle     4/20/2015

Earlier this year Jaguar announced they were working on an augmented reality system for their cars, and last Sunday BMW's Mini organization-using Qualcomm's Vuforia-announced a competing idea. Both promise to vastly improve safety and convenience, but their approaches to this next frontier of drivin…

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FM Radio in Norway Gone After 2016

By: Steve Anderson     4/20/2015

If the headline sounds shocking, it's likely because FM radio has been a technological staple for decades. We turn to it for news, weather reports, and of course entertainment while in the car or even at home. But this technological mainstay is about to see its era come to an end, at least in Norway…

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Verizon FiOS Makes the First Real Move Toward A La Carte

By: Tara Seals     4/20/2015

The move to a la carte television-where customers choose what networks to have in their subscription packages-has been a hot topic for a couple of years as everyone from advocacy groups to John McCain have called for it. Consumers are simply tired of paying for channels that are never watched or unw…

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Drunk on Authenticity

By: TechZone360 Special Guest     4/20/2015

Millennials are drinking. That in and of itself might come as a shock to those of us a bit more long in the tooth. While the older end of generation X is already entering the maintenance phase of middle age that sees people adopting fitness routines to stave off the ravages of youthful excess, the 3…

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