FCC Chairman Michael Powell got a first-hand glimpse into the future of the telecom industry and it was in Aspen, Colorado. In a blog, Powell explains how wireless broadband technologies are attacking the "dual-legacy tyrannies of distance and density.
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A recent flip-flop in Microsoft's blog publishing policy has bubbled up to a larger discussion about the growing popularity of blogs and the potential impact they may have on the entire IT and Internet infrastructure.
According to a CNN report, a system failure is what led to a loss of communications between air traffic controllers and pilots which in turn resulted in some near misses between aircraft.
According to new research from IDC, firms with under 1000 employees are expanding their use of a wide variety of advanced IT services, with Web hosting and network and security consulting the most widely used.
In his most recent column, ZDNet contributing editor George Ou examines a recent decision by the University of Texas to ban students from setting up their own Wi-Fi networks in order to prevent frequency spectrum saturation: a circumstance under which Wi-Fi users could end up with loss of connectivity.
An inventor in Ottawa has come up with a nose-based pointing device called a "nouse.
Are you one of the handful of people that has received an invitation to activate a Gmail account?
Providing virtual private network (VPNs) for remote-access over mobile data services is the next step up from basic connectivity for enterprises.