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Archive for February, 2011

Inside the Libyan Uprising

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2011

On February 15th, protests erupted in the Libyan city of Benghazi and news organizations were faced with covering a country where the information blackout was near total, reports On The Media. With virtually no foreign reporters on the ground until week’s end, the world relied on the testimony of Libyan eyewitnesses reporting by cellphone, by […]

DEMO Spring 2011

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2011

Some 53 companies were chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. Ubergizmo has live coverage. Most of the 50-odd companies demonstrating new products, services or technologies get six minutes on stage to pitch their product before an audience that includes would-be investors and […]

White Space: Now With TD-LTE?

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2011

The FCC today initiated its Notice of Inquiry (NOI) period, requesting comment on dynamic spectrum access technologies and techniques. The Notice of Inquiry period builds on the FCC’s ruling in September (pdf), when the commission unanimously voted to finalize rules enabling the use of TV white spaces for wireless broadband connectivity. Cisco’s (somewhat self-servingly) projected […]

GoToMyPC: iPad App

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2011

Citrix has launched an iPad version of GoToMyPC, a remote desktop application that lets you login to your computer and control it on the go. Up until recently you needed a PC to login to a remote PC using the service. But the iPad app lets you do it anywhere you can get an internet […]

Cebit: More Tablets

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2011

Last week telecom technorati met at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This week it’s CeBITCeBIT, Europe’s leading high-tech trade fair in Hannover Germany. Tablets were a dominate theme. Europe’s version of the Consumer Electronics Show will have more than 4,200 technology firms from 70 countries at the event in northern Germany. Over five days it […]

Top Ten US Carriers

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2011

Fierce Wireless has created a chart of the top 10 U.S. wireless carriers in the fourth quarter of 2010 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. This list does not include resellers or MVNOs such as Virgin Mobile or TracFone.