The UN's Coming Internet Power Grab

The UN's Coming Internet Power Grab
Reason (blog)
Next month, the World Conference on International Communications (WCIT) will be held in Dubai. At the conference, 193 member countries will gather to consider revising and updating a decades old teleccomunications treaty overseen by the United Nation's...

Reason (blog)

Cisco Buying Meraki for $1.2 Billion for Wi-Fi Networking
Chief Executive Officer John Chambers is seeking to capitalize on the boom in demand for smart phones and tablets in the workplace by snapping up a company that helps businesses manage security and wireless access points via the Internet. The deal is ...

LTE Version of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Lands in Korea
PC Magazine
The new version boasts Voice over LTE (VoLTE), allowing standard voice calls to be made over theLTE data network. According to a translated Samsung press release, the Note 10.1 boasts a multi-window feature, allowing video, Internet, photos, messages, ...

Google Internet Service May Actually Bring US Up to Speed
But if Google's business model for actually getting fiber built pans out, it may usher in a new era for privately built broadband. Compared to many countries, the United States has slow and patchyInternet service. While a few areas enjoy very fast ...

Wi-Fi Delayed at 30 Subway Stations
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Six stations in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood have working cell phone and Wi-Fi antennas, and the company had planned to launch service in 30 more high-traffic stations, including Times Square and Rockefeller Center, by the end of the year.

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Google Nexus 4 Has LTE Chip—But It's Useless
CIO (blog)
When the two companies made the Nexus 4 official late last month, they confirmed those earlier LTE rumors; the Nexus 4 does not support LTE. It does, however, have an embedded Qualcomm WTR1605L seven-band 4G LTE chip, according to iFixit, ...

CIO (blog)

Coming to a cruise ship near you: Fast Internet
The communications company behind the Internet service on many of the world's cruise vessels today announced an ambitious plan to increase connection speeds to levels many times faster than they are today. MTN Satellite Communications says its new ...

The 4G ad wars: Evaluating AT&T and Verizon Wireless
Network World
4G LTE represents the "fastest mobile Internet speeds," whereas "4G Mobile Broadband" is the carrier's "4G HSPA+ network with enhanced backhaul. AT&T's 4G HSPA+ network is capable of delivering 4G speeds when combined with enhanced backhaul." ...

Wisdom in 4G: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow
Huffington Post (blog)
With the Internet, Twitter, texting and camera-ready smart phones, in an instant, we may know of anything done by anyone, anywhere. From the mundane to the frightening, we have one-click access to everything. Whatever we do or say has the potential to ...

Why 4G is still a dream in India
Times of India
The reason: Apple's new smartphone does not support the TDD or 'time division duplex' version of LTE technology that powers 4G networks in India, but runs on its older and more globally trusted variant, FDD or 'frequency duplex division', deployed by ...

Times of India

Samsung Launches A Lightly Tweaked, LTE-Capable Galaxy Note ...
By Chris Velazco
Flawed though it may have been, I was a quite a fan of Samsung's S Pen-friendly Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet — even with flashy new devices like the Note 2 on the market, I still think the whole concept just works best on a bigger screen. Samsung ...
TechCrunch » Gadgets

Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In ...
By Josh Constine
It provides mid to large-size companies, schools, and organizations with on-premise mesh Wi-Finetworking and security devices plus the software to manage them. The tech makes it easy and affordable to run a powerful cloud network without ...
TechCrunch » Enterprise

Samsung launches LTE edition of Galaxy Note 10.1 in Korea ...
By Daniel Cooper
Now, Samsung is launching the promised LTE variant of of its Galaxy Note 10.1 in Korea. Aside from the new modem, the ... RIM's Jim Balsillie says 'you don't need an app for the web,' rejects Apple's appification of the internet. 0 comments ...

Internet Cafe Webmaster Steals Internet From Internet Cafe
By Eric Jou
Internet Cafe Webmaster Steals Internet From Internet Cafe An internet cafe webmaster in the Nansha district of Guangzhou, Guangdong, was recently arrested for stealing user information, passwords, and money from the very same internet ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE gets Jelly Bean update plus VoLTE ...
By Dave LeClair
VoLTE address a common concern for LTE devices. Now, if you need to make voice call from your tablet, you will be able to do so without losing your data. With a smartphone, not being able to call and use the Internet is acceptable, since ...
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