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Non-profit ISP focused on privacy raises over $43,000 in one day

JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Enterprise Technology Analyst Orange Silicon Valley San Francisco, CA Why it’s cool: Orange is one of the ten largest telecommunications...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst

Huawei could trigger a major crisis

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Should recrimination and retaliation multiply, American firms would just as quickly suffer as Chinese companies. By Verne Kopytoff, contributor FORTUNE -- A congressional report this week recommended in no uncertain terms that U.S. companies and government agencies avoid two of China's biggest telecommunications companies. Buying equipment from them risks national...
Huawei could trigger a major crisis

Massive Interactive targets North America in its quest to rule IPTV

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How is a startup that’s been around for 16 years going to reinvent the IPTV market in North America? For Massive Interactive, it’s by offering content owners a simple way to push media across a variety of devices with a single app. The Sydney, Australia and London-based company is...
Massive Interactive targets North America in its quest to rule IPTV

Report: Google considering Internet balloons to connect sub-Saharan Africa

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Yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported that Google is working on a “multi-pronged effort” to build wireless networks that could connect more than a billion people in emerging markets. According to unnamed sources, the company wants to connect people outside of major cities in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia...
Report: Google considering Internet balloons to connect sub-Saharan Africa
Funding Daily: Brain booster

Verizon bids for spectrum from Clearwire while Dish attempts merger with Sprint

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Verizon Wireless, which recently teamed up with telecommunications giant Comcast Corporation, is reportedly offering Clearwire Corp $1.5 billion in an effort to lease spectrum from the wireless communications company, according to The Wall Street Journal. Meanwhile, Dish Network has motioned toward a $25.5 billion bid to merge with Sprint,...
Verizon bids for spectrum from Clearwire while Dish attempts merger with Sprint
The Laws That Make It Easy For The Government to Spy On Americans

ConteXtream claims mystery carrier has deployed its SDN technology to 40M customers

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ConteXtream, an early player in software-defined networking (SDN), has apparently deployed its software for around 40 million subscribers of a wireless service provider in the United States, although it refuses to say which company is using the services. Telecommunications companies have been kicking the tires on implementing software-defined networks for...
ConteXtream claims mystery carrier has deployed its SDN technology to 40M customers
CHART OF THE DAY: The Runaway Growth Of Mobile Broadband
Big Brother on a budget: How Internet surveillance got so cheap

Singaporean back-up service Dropmyemail arrives in US with Dallas office

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Dropmyemail, an offshoot of Singapore-based startup Dropmysite, has landed in the US with the opening of a sales and business development office in Dallas, Texas. The company announced the new office on Friday, highlighting its strategic location in the “telecommunication corridor” of the States. From Dallas, it hopes to expand...
Singaporean back-up service Dropmyemail arrives in US with Dallas office

What I Learned at the Cloud Computing Revolution

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By Alan S Cohen, contributor FORTUNE -- I recently spent the past year on the front lines of the computing revolution, bringing network virtualization technologies to dozens of telecommunications companies, new cloud computing entrants, and enterprises that are changing their business models through Cloud.  Cloud promises to profoundly transform how...
What I Learned at the Cloud Computing Revolution

Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

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Chinese telecom gear makers Huwaei and ZTE are about to get blacklisted by the U.S. Congress in a report to be published Monday. Reuters reports that the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will recommend U.S. companies don’t use wares from the two companies over fears that...
Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

ITU and Google face off at Dubai conference over future of the internet

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The battle lines are drawn for an east v west showdown at a UN conference on telecoms regulation starting on MondayTwo thousand delegates from 193 countries are meeting for the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai this week to negotiate a treaty on telecoms regulation that has not...
ITU and Google face off at Dubai conference over future of the internet

Cyberattack threatens most businesses, Deloitte survey says

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Many enterprises around the world think they are prepared for cyber attacks but the reality is that any organization is at risk of a security breach, consulting firm Deloitte warns. Deloitte released the results from its sixth annual global Cyber Security Survey which was conducted with 121 technology, media,...
Cyberattack threatens most businesses, Deloitte survey says

Skype Must Be More Transparent, Says Activists And Advocacy Groups

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A roster of privacy advocates, Internet activists, journalists and other organizations have issued an open letter to Microsoft, calling on it to issue regular transparency reports about the release of Skype user information to third parties. The letter was addressed to Skype division president Tony Bates, Microsoft chief privacy officer...
Skype Must Be More Transparent, Says Activists And Advocacy Groups

Telecom giants China Mobile and Deutsche Telekom join Via Licensing's LTE patent pool

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Patent pool administrator Via Licensing has announced that China Mobile and Deutsche Telekom, two of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have joined its LTE patent group. Via, a subsidiary of Dolby Labs, first formed the pool back in October 12 with ten members: AT&T, Clearwire Corporation, DTVG Licensing, HP, KDDI Corporation,...
Telecom giants China Mobile and Deutsche Telekom join Via Licensing's LTE patent pool

Beyond the Call Center - Crowdsourced Customer Support in the Cloud

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Customer Service operations have undergone some heavy changes in the last few years. To save money, many call centers have been moved offshore and self-service Websites allow users to tackle mundane tasks like ordering, paying bills and checking statements. CrowdEngineering believe that the Social Web is bringing a new...
Beyond the Call Center - Crowdsourced Customer Support in the Cloud
Why You Have To Pay A Ridiculous Amount Of Money For Slow Internet (TWC, VZW, T)

Reuters: White House finds no evidence of spying by Huawei, feels unsafe anyway

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Just last week, a Congress committee associated Huawei with "credible allegations" of "bribery, corruption, discriminatory behavior and copyright infringement." The report, of course, was part of the Legislative branch's ongoing concern of the company's alleged threat to national security. Today Huawei may have finally caught a break from the...
Reuters: White House finds no evidence of spying by Huawei, feels unsafe anyway

Rotten Apples: AT&T flexed, Apple caved and customers should be concerned

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It’s true, today I’m disappointed in Apple. Not because of the iPad thing. I’m pretty impressed with what the company announced today. My disappointment is a matter of something deeper – a sign that Apple gave in to a carrier, rather than standing up for the customers. Anyone with iOS...
Rotten Apples: AT&T flexed, Apple caved and customers should be concerned
MyThings picks up $15M to improve display ads (exclusive)

Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth

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ssoosayCensorship and government monitoring aren’t the only problems facing Syrian Internet users. There have been frequent, recent shutdowns of all Internet traffic crossing the Syrian border over the last few months, accompanying dramatic changes in how the country connects to the rest of the world. With growing international diplomatic pressure...
Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth
US Congress, Cisco: Chinese networking and telecommunications companies "cannot be trusted"

Apple And Microsoft Behind Patent Troll Armed With Thousands Of Nortel Patents

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You may recall last summer that Apple, Microsoft, EMC, RIM, Ericsson and Sony all teamed up to buy Nortel's patents for $4.5 billion. They beat out a team of Google and Intel who bid a bit less. While there was some antitrust scrutiny over the deal, it was dropped and...
Apple And Microsoft Behind Patent Troll Armed With Thousands Of Nortel Patents
41 of the Fortune 500 companies are tech companies (and here they are)
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn: We are the city of the future

What is LTE-Advanced?

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Recently, several carriers around the world have begun talking about LTE-Advanced, or at least a few features of LTE-Advanced. Notably, Sprint and T-Mobile in the United States have been quick to mention that their systems for LTE being deployed offer an easy upgrade path to LTE-Advanced. But what exactly is...
What is LTE-Advanced?

Obama To Reportedly Nominate Former Telecom Lobbyist Tom Wheeler As FCC Chair

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The White House will reportedly confirm that former telecommunications lobbyist Tom Wheeler will be nominated to chair the Federal Communications Commission. Current FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn will act as interim chairman while outgoing Chair Julius Genachowski enjoys his luxurious new life as a fellow at the Aspen Institute policy think...
Obama To Reportedly Nominate Former Telecom Lobbyist Tom Wheeler As FCC Chair
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