Streaming's Impact on the Cable Industry

By: Special Guest    5/16/2016

Some say change is constant. Others resist change, sometimes to their detriment. Whether you embrace shift or resist it and need motivation in a 'Who …

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Voip-Pal.com $7 Billion Patent Attack Against Apple, Verizon and AT&T

By: Doug Mohney    5/11/2016

Voip-Pal says its patent suite is "fundamental to modern telecommunications using internet protocol." It has a total of ten issued U.S. Patent & Trade…

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Windows 10 Free Upgrades Ending: Correcting One of Microsoft's Biggest Mistakes

By: Rob Enderle    5/10/2016

Back in the early days of Microsoft the company made a critical strategic error that didn't come back to bite them in the butt until last decade. They…

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Can a Mobile Device Reduce Distracted Driving?

By: Lindsey Patterson    5/10/2016

Distracted driving is a major problem in the U.S. In 2014, as many as 30,000 people died, and more than 430,000 were injured as a result of car crashe…

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The Dark Web: How Bad is It?

By: Stefania Viscusi    5/9/2016

Scary cyber attacks on company networks threaten the personal information of many. It's a frightening thing and it's become our unfortunate reality.

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Cortana/Siri vs. Alexa & The Road To Robotic Post Smartphone Era

By: Rob Enderle    5/3/2016

Last week Microsoft made it clear that Cortana would only work with Microsoft's browser and search products making people question its cross platform …

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Looking For The Next iPod/Echo

By: Rob Enderle    4/29/2016

The Amazon Echo, not the Apple Watch, became the last iPod-like product largely because of a far more accessible price point, a more compelling name, …

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Apple Needs Reset, Not Elon Musk

By: Doug Mohney    4/29/2016

Apple's 13 percent sales decline and subsequent stock price drop this week has lead to the usual crazy talk about how to "fix" the company. Vivek Wadh…

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Is the Apple Bubble Finally Bursting?

By: Andrew Bindelglass    4/28/2016

Over the past 13 years, Apple has been one of the most successful companies in the world of tech, posting sales growths in 51 straight quarters. That …

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Facebook Wants More Sharing, Building New Camera App to Drive It

By: Steve Anderson    4/28/2016

One of the great downsides to having a lot of content in any one place is that, after a while, it starts looking downright pointless to add more.

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Shared-Space Providers (Airbnb) Poised to Beat Ride-Sharers (Uber)

By: Steve Anderson    4/28/2016

Travel may be starting to make a bit of a comeback, as a new report suggests that shared-space providers like Airbnb and WeWork are on the rise.

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Comcast Targets DreamWorks Animation for Acquisition in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

By: Steve Anderson    4/27/2016

A new and unsettling movement is taking place in the content markets, and it's focused around one of America's most hated companies: Comcast.

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How Much Is Internet Access Worth to You?

By: Maurice Nagle    4/26/2016

In sports there are many tales of epic heroism, from Madison Square Garden erupting when Willis Reed walked out of the tunnel in game 7 of the 1970 NB…

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Cable, 5G Break the Big Telco 'We can't invest due to FCC' Myth

By: Doug Mohney    4/25/2016

It has been a year and change since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) declared stronger rules for the Internet by reclassifying broadband ac…

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Verizon's Tightrope Between Burning Copper Bridges and Building New Fiber

By: Doug Mohney    4/25/2016

If municipalities like Alexandria build their own fiber network, Verizon will be at the mercy of the local government to purchase access for connectin…

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#Election2016 : It's a Numbers Game

By: Maurice Nagle    4/22/2016

Unless you have been living in a cave for last several months, you have been inundated with political rhetoric. Both Blue and Red candidates are assau…

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Elon Musk's Latest Company Wants to Stop a Robot Apocalypse

By: Anna Johansson    4/20/2016

OpenAI, Musk's latest venture, doesn't describe the problem in such ridiculous terms, but does center on controlling the development of artificial int…

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Yahoo Reports Losses as It Vets Offers from Verizon, Others

By: Paula Bernier    4/20/2016

Yahoo reported its first quarter financials this week, at the same time the company is considering offers from organizations that want to buy the stru…

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The Internet is Broken

By: Special Guest    4/20/2016

Cato Networks CEO says deep restructuring in the fabric of the Internet and core routing are required moving forward.

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From Carried to Worn: How Wearable Tech is Changing Sports

By: Lindsey Patterson    4/20/2016

Wearable technology has remained a quiet revolution focused on athletic training applications few other devices can emulate. Ever since the first acce…

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What Happens When Data Drives Politics?

By: Maurice Nagle    4/20/2016

A political campaign is much like the enterprise today in that data is an invaluable resource. As more firms deploy analytics solutions, more benefits…

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How Google Will Use VR to Displace iPhone

By: Rob Enderle    4/19/2016

YouTube is moving aggressively to host virtual reality content on their service, and folks are struggling to understand why since few people are equip…

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WebRTC: The Big Missing Piece in Polycom/Mitel Merger

By: Doug Mohney    4/18/2016

Analysts and pundits seem to be happy about Mitel acquiring Polycom. I'm not giddy about the merger. Call me a cynic or jaded, but I feel there's a lo…

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TWDM-PON Is Transforming Networks by Making Them More Flexible

By: Rory Lidstone    4/18/2016

TWDM-PON enables service providers to more quickly and easily monetize network investments while accelerating fiber deployments.

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Why Telepresence Robots are the Future of Education

By: Special Guest    4/18/2016

In higher education, universities are utilizing "hybrid learning," a concept pioneered for graduate classes at the School of Education at Michigan Sta…

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Wheelings & Dealings: Mitel Acquires Polycom Creating New UC Industry Giant

By: Rory Lidstone    4/15/2016

It appears the rumors of a Mitel acquisition of Polycom were true as the two companies today announced that they have entered a definitive merger agre…

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The Business Case for Onshoring Technology Support Services

By: Special Guest    4/13/2016

Advice on the difficult question of onshoring or offshoring tech support services faced many of today's CIOs.

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Logitech Lands Jaybird, Adds Accessories to the Roster

By: Steve Anderson    4/13/2016

Logitech recently landed Jaybird for $50 million and potential other payouts to follow. With Jaybird's acquisition, Logitech lands a new line of acces…

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Toyota: Can You Build A Fun Autonomous Car?

By: Rob Enderle    4/12/2016

Last week I was at NVIDIA's big developer event where there was a closing keynote (recorded) by Gill Pratt, CEO of Toyota Research on self-driving car…

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SpaceX Reusable Rocket Now a Reality

By: Doug Mohney    4/12/2016

Last week, SpaceX and Blue Origin marked new milestones in building reusable launch vehicles. SpaceX successfully landed a Falcon 9 first stage on a d…

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Don't Become a Victim of a Hacker: 10 Tips Every Customer Should Know

By: Special Guest    4/12/2016

Maintaining security when using a computer is not a new idea. It is something that has been talked about for a long time. Despite the signs that hacke…

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Five Tips for Middle East Enterprises to Become Mobile-First

By: Special Guest    4/11/2016

It's time to dispel the old myths surrounding mobile app development being to costly, complex and lengthy. Enterprises need to be aware that today's t…

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Facebook Goes After Periscope with Live Mobile Video Tab

By: Rory Lidstone    4/6/2016

Social networks, being still relatively new entities, are constantly trying out new features in pursuit of new revenue streams, while eliminating any …

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Twitter To Stream Thursday Night NFL Games

By: Andrew Bindelglass    4/6/2016

In a groundbreaking deal for both sides, it was announced April 5 that Twitter has secured a deal with the National Football League to stream ten of t…

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NVIDIA's GTC: The Five Key Technologies Launched

By: Rob Enderle    4/5/2016

NVIDIA's GTC launches this week. This is a huge conference and it has doubled in size since the inaugural event in 2012. There are five big announceme…

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Individualized Customer and Employee Experiences Key to Success says Oracle Study

By: Peter Bernstein    4/5/2016

While it may have taken some time for organizations to realize the full impact of being more customer-centric, including the empowerment of their empl…

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As Mass Market Beckons, Oculus Rift Opens the Door for VR

By: Tara Seals    4/5/2016

As the Oculus Rift makes headlines for snagging big-time consumer interest, the annual investment in augmented and virtual reality companies has hit a…

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Wheelings & Dealings: Brocade Plans Big Buy of Ruckus Wireless

By: Steve Anderson    4/4/2016

Network service provider Brocade recently made a move to step up its Wi-Fi operations, purchasing Ruckus Wireless for around $1.2 billion in a mix of …

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Creating Secure Mobile Interactions for Online Banking

By: Special Guest    4/4/2016

Banks have a lot more to lose than money if a security measure fails. These financial institutions strive to create a relationship built on trust with…

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Hello Voice My Old Friend, Goodbye PSTN

By: Doug Mohney    3/31/2016

After a hiatus, voice is back. And IP continues to push the public switched telephone network to the dustbin, but the line has moved a matter of inche…

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Google Fiber Goes Triple Play with Home Phone Service

By: Rory Lidstone    3/30/2016

It seems that the home phone is practically a relic of the past at this point, at least among Millennials, but Google Fiber decided to challenge this …

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FBI Accesses San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone Without Apple

By: Rory Lidstone    3/30/2016

No one expected the San Bernardino terrorist attack to result in a court battle between the U.S. Justice Department and Apple, but that's what happene…

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Holoportation: Microsoft Has It Exactly Wrong, They Accidentally Created Time Travel

By: Rob Enderle    3/29/2016

If you look at how Microsoft is positioning Holoportation, including the name, it looks like this is a form of teleportation. But if you watch the vid…

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Highway Communications Sees an IP Transformation with IP/MPLS

By: Peter Scott    3/28/2016

Intelligent transportation systems need the ability to set quality of service guarantees and parameters based on service type.

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The Future of Apps Lies Within Live Streaming

By: Special Guest    3/28/2016

Live, linear content only happens once, unfolding before our eyes, in the moment and is generally something that must be immediately viewed, given its…

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Nokia Addresses 100G Transport with Enhanced Photonic Switches

By: Paula Bernier    3/22/2016

Expansion of Nokia 1830 photonic service switch portfolio highlights growing need for automation, elasticity and 100G and higher speeds.

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Apple Event: Apple Is Transitioning Into a Solutions Company

By: Rob Enderle    3/21/2016

Apple is changing into a firm more focused on solutions which should allow them to dovetail better with both IBM and Cisco as they flesh out those par…

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Google Selling Boston Dynamics: Robotics Ambitions Abandoned?

By: Steve Anderson    3/21/2016

Robotics was the hot topic on many lips for a long time, but now there's some evidence that the market is in remission as Google was recently spotted …

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Amazon Looks to Patent 'Pay by Selfie' Technology

By: Tara Seals    3/17/2016

Call it a mobile payments idea for the Kardashian age: why not use selfies for payment processing? Amazon thinks it's the way to go: The e-tailer is l…

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GM, Ford Make Moves to Fast-Lane Self-Driving Cars

By: Tara Seals    3/16/2016

And indeed, car manufacturers obviously represent the fastest path to rollouts (no pun intended) at scale, especially if the conversion technology wor…

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