Posts tagged “Internet”

October 13, 2009

Premium Lock Sustainability in Crisis: Is your company prepared?

 Registration is open for next LTW Executive Exchange event. Should you attend? Well, ask yourself: After IBM, T-Mobile incidents over the weekend, is your company prepared to deal with a crisis? Quintiles CMO and expert panel will offer insight on how to prepare.

Updated October 7, 2009

Premium Lock Expanding broadband in N.C.: e-NC is back in the hunt with federal funds

e-NC After seeing its budget slashed and the General Assembly backing a private sector broadband map deal, the e-NC Authority secures $2 million in federal funding for its own efforts.

Updated October 7, 2009

Premium Lock Ciena offers $521 million for Nortel’s optical networking business

Nortel, Ciena make a deal 85 percent of the 2,000 workers in that business unit will be offered jobs with Ciena if it wins bidding for bankrupt Nortel’s high-speed networking unit.

Updated October 6, 2009

Premium Lock Federal government awards e-NC more than $2M for N.C. broadband efforts

e-NC The state-chartered authority receives $1.6 million for mapping of current broadband availability and another $434,000 for planning to broaden access. MCNC, meanwhile, awaits word on its application for $28 million to expand N.C. Research and Education Network.

Updated October 5, 2009

Premium Lock Samsung takes aim at Apple’s iPhone with PocketGear as a partner

Jud Bowman Durham-based venture-backed startup led by Jud Bowman is providing the infrastructure and support for Samsung’s new ‘Widget Store.’ Top distributor of mobile phones in North America rolls out new phones, including touch screen Mythic.

Updated October 2, 2009

Premium Lock Media's future: ‘Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age’

Knight Commission issues report on media future ‘The United States stands at what could be the beginning of a democratic renaissance, nurtured by innovative social practices and powerful technologies,’ Knight Commission says. However, there are many challenges to be overcome. ‘Creating informed communities is a task for everyone,’ report says.

Updated October 2, 2009

Premium Lock Just as U.S. built interstates, now it must enable cyber highways, report says

Knight Commission report Report from Knight Commission on information says flow of information is ‘as vital to the healthy functioning of communities as clean air, safe streets, good schools and public health.’

Updated October 2, 2009

Premium Lock Foreign exchange: Cisco taps into cash reserves for $3B Tandberg buy

The world’s largest maker of computer networking equipment, had a cash balance of more than $35 billion at the end of July, most of that overseas. By buying an international company, Cisco is avoiding the U.S. taxes it would have to pay to bring the money home. The all-cash deal is Cisco’s first acquisition of an overseas public company.

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Updated October 2, 2009

Premium Lock ‘Trouble for Google’ – IBM launches cloud-based, cheap e-mail service

IBM goes after Google Big Blue is responding to the increasing corporate demand for inexpensive e-mail that's run on computers owned by an external supplier through a cloud environment instead of the company relying on the service.

Updated October 2, 2009

Premium Lock ‘Preserving a free and open Internet: A platform for innovation, opportunity and prosperity’

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski outlines Internet rules. ‘I am convinced that there are few goals more essential in the communications landscape than preserving and maintaining an open and robust Internet,’ he says in speech. 'I also know that achieving this goal will take an approach that is smart about technology, smart about markets, smart about law and policy, and smart about the lessons of history.’

Updated October 1, 2009

Premium Lock Network neutrality? How about FCC neutrality?

Debating Internet regulation Opinion: Instead of FCC chairman’s call for ‘network neutrality,’ the best policy toward Internet communications would be FCC neutrality.

Updated October 1, 2009

Premium Lock Cisco to buy videoconferencing firm Tandberg for $3 billion

Cisco's California headquarters Networking giant seeks to expand presence in collaboration market. CEO of Norwegian-based company will lead Cisco TelePresnece group after deal closes.

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