Monthly Archives: February 2012

Do NOT Disturb?

In the midst of an on-going stream of privacy issues (and the seemingly lack of respect from / of a number of tech firms to actually respect them… although end-users are also often times lax regarding the level of access … Continue reading

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Meanwhile…

Networking’s importance cannot be understated… which as obvious as said point is it’s becoming increasingly vital due to the proliferation of Smartphones and Tablets… and, in many of the OECD nations (e.g., America) lines speeds are still woefully lacking parity … Continue reading

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From Handshake To Handset.

One year to the day; Nokia and Microsoft have come full-circle (from a handshake to a handset). The question now is: does handshake to handset equal hard cash (aside from marketshare / relevance / innovation / mass adoption, etc?) (Source) … Continue reading

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Guilt By Association.

Just the mere report of Facebook and a lack of respecting end-user’s privacy (usually) elicits a negative vibe (aside from the bad PR) as this firm’s track-record is any but stellar (putting it mildly) regarding this issue / matter. (Source) … Continue reading

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Key Qualifier: Could…

Microsoft Windows 8¬†could be great… sure, why not? However, after how many generations of said OS, isn’t it long past time that statement is actually fact versus hyperbole? (Source) Information Week: http://goo.gl/XUEhk

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The ‘Top’ Dog?

Nokia (finally) has something to ‘brag’ about (in Q4 the firm became the largest selling Windows Phone 7 handset maker). Okay, before the company breaks out the champagne to celebrate… here are a few qualifiers: – Only 2.7 million Windows … Continue reading

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First Amendment Meet Facebook.

The could get very interesting (regarding both the precedent as well as in all probability follow-on legal wrangling). (Source) LA Times: http://goo.gl/vgtTE

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Brought To You By…

Many of the same folks (firms) that caused an uproar regarding (Smartphone) privacy issues have also agreed to partner (now) with the State of California to enforce standards on mobile apps… Is this a PR move; actual compliance and/or a … Continue reading

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Net Zero Energy Use.

Powered by the Sun and Biogas; Apple’s push to fully utilize alternative fuel resources (for running their U.S. data center) could go a long-way towards spurring other technology (e.g., Fortune 500) firms to do the same (which would be good … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Evil (Continued).

As Google continues drawing both the criticism of the press and dissatisfaction of (some of their) end-users, it looks like it won’t be long before they’ll also be subjected to the ire of (the US) Congress. Granted, if they are … Continue reading

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