Hurdles…

The FCC’s ‘net Neutrality ruling passed the first (of unfortunately what looks to be many) Telecommunication Industry objections as it was upheld in court to proceed as enacted (at this juncture).

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Get Well Dave!

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$20K Surface!

Microsoft’s decision to build an 84 inch/213 cm / 4K Surface Hub (i.e., a giant computer screen) in America is a great idea. The on-going challenge for the overall High Tech industry is building a sustained, in-country, manufacturing-base versus the occasional headline/marketing grabbing here and there news-bite!

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The Irony.

In today’s IT-landscape, it should come as no surprise that Kaspersky (yes, the anti-virus software firm) reported an attempted hack of their systems!

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Playing Defensive?

Captain Cook’s (aka Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO) privacy-speech is laudable… although it omitted the simple fact that Cupertino collects mass amounts of data ranging from how consumer’s use their products to allowing third-parties to pitch their goods/services via the firm’s iAd product embedded in any given ‘free’ application the company offers. A slight but significantly important omission!

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Ignore No More!

The biggest surprise might have been the firm’s Android-offering regarding their ‘new’ music-streaming service!

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Fanboy Fest.

All things Apple is set for this week…

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Ambient Power.

In a first, two UW-students have demonstrated their ‘Power-Over-Wi-Fi’ projects by successfully sending signals to beam power to a camera.

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A ‘Dedicated’ Enemy?

In the aftermath of a major data-breech, aside from blaming China (the default target) US government officials have claimed the nation is facing a ‘dedicated’ hacking enemy. ‘Dedicated’ meaning this threat is fact and/or ‘dedicated’ meaning this threat is another diversion as the nation (world) continues down the path towards becoming a police-state?

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Cyber-spree?

In the aftermath of another reported incident of cyber-espionage, expect the rhetoric between the Chinese and American government to increase if the US State Department data-breech actually happened…

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