digital infrastructure

digital infrastructure

EE switches on UK's first 4G mobile broadband service

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Newly rebranded owner of Orange and T-Mobile says fourth-generation mobile broadband will be five times faster than 3GEE, the UK's largest mobile network and owner of the Orange and T-Mobile brands, has switched on the country's first 4G service and is promising to roll it out to 16 cities before...
EE switches on UK's first 4G mobile broadband service

For Hackers, Attacking Phones and Tablets Is the New Hotness

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Among the set of people who dream up new ways to attack digital infrastructure for pleasure and profit, PCs and Web sites are old hat. The new hotness is mobile devices, smart phone and tablets, which people are buying in ever larger numbers and doing everything from banking to shopping...
For Hackers, Attacking Phones and Tablets Is the New Hotness

Seattle approves plan to lease fiber cable to private firms

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Mayor Mike McGinn chats with former City of Seattle CTO Bill Schrier in Pioneer Square last year. Seattle will now be able to lease unused fiber optic cabling throughout the city to private companies, possibly sparking faster Internet connectivity and creating a more competitive marketplace.  The Seattle City Council approved the...
Seattle approves plan to lease fiber cable to private firms

U.S. Government Cracks Down On Importing Chinese-Made Digital Products

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In light of recent cyberattacks, federal purchases of Chinese-made gear to be limited. What does this mean for U.S. products that are made in China? In the wake of a number of high-level cyberattacks that are attributed to official hacking efforts by Beijing, the U.S. government is in the...
U.S. Government Cracks Down On Importing Chinese-Made Digital Products

The most expensive internet in America: fighting to bring affordable broadband to American Samoa

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"You could argue that there's some value in it." That's New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaking candidly during a recent interview at D10 in California. The topic of conversation? Widespread WiFi, and whether or not the government should be the one thinking about its future ubiquity. More specifically,...
The most expensive internet in America: fighting to bring affordable broadband to American Samoa

Booting Up: Another Legal Edition

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The new Coda Google sticks up for Hotfile in an MPAA versus Internet showdown [TechCrunch] Difficulty developing apps for Android has programmers shifting their focus to web apps [CNET] Coda rolls out it's all electric car in Los Angeles, starting around $37,000 [Engadget] Is the FAA loosening up rules on...
Booting Up: Another Legal Edition

Keen On... Hans Vestberg: How Ericsson Enables The Internet [TCTV]

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Hands up if you know what Ericsson does? Yes, we all know about that Sony-Ericsson smartphone thingamajig. But as Hans Vestberg, Ericsson’s surprisingly youthful CEO and President told me, Ericsson can claim, as much as any other company, to actually run the network. Forty percent of all the world’s...
Keen On... Hans Vestberg: How Ericsson Enables The Internet [TCTV]

Re-Inventing Public Libraries For The Digital Age

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It would be something of an understatement to say that the world of public libraries is undergoing rapid change at the moment. On the one hand, the rise of open access means that people are increasingly able to find information online that was formerly held in serried ranks of volumes...
Re-Inventing Public Libraries For The Digital Age

Keen On.... Hans Vestberg: How Ericsson Runs The Network

techcrunch.com
Hands up if you know what Ericsson does? Yes, we all know about that Sony-Ericsoon smartphone thingamajig. But as Hans Vestberg, Ericsson’s CEO and President told me, Ericsson can claim, as much as any other company, to actually run the network. 40% of all the world’s digital infrastructure is...
Keen On.... Hans Vestberg: How Ericsson Runs The Network
The dark matter of the virtual world: resources
Nationwide Insurance uses lawyers to protect details of October security breach

Help Define How The US Government Promotes Innovation Over The Next Four Years

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Here's a chance to help define how the US government promotes innovation over the next four years. Over at our Step2 discussion platform, Darrell West of the Governance Studies program of The Brookings Institution is seeking to crowdsource ideas, feedback and insights into how the federal government can go about...
Help Define How The US Government Promotes Innovation Over The Next Four Years

Why Isn’t Wikipedia Blacking Out Over ACTA?

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John Lund (Getty Images) It's starting to feel like someone declared war on Internet piracy earlier this year while we were busy reading Reddit. But while the battle over Internet laws continues, the discussion sparked by anti-piracy legislation earlier this year seems to have disappeared. The fight now centers on...
Why Isn’t Wikipedia Blacking Out Over ACTA?
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