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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Wants Your Startphone FM Radio to Work

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai thinks many of the smartphones sold in the U.S. should have their FM radios enabled for public safety and other reasons. He pointed out that only 44 percent of the top-selling smartphones in the United States have...

Bill Gates Thinks Robots that Steal Jobs Should be Taxed

In a recent interview with Quartz, Bill Gates said that a robot tax could finance jobs taking care of elderly people or working with kids in schools, for which needs are unmet and to which humans are particularly well suited....

NYC or France, Where Would You Locate Your Company?

New York City – whose moniker is “The City that Never Sleeps” has pushed to ensure your company never sleeps and in today’s connected and digital economy, this may be the difference between success and failure.If you had a chance...

French Law Rings in New Year by Sealing EU's Doom

Around the turn of the century I was in Europe in the summer marveling at people all around me with six weeks’ vacation. I asked Europeans and Americans – In an increasingly global market, how do Europeans compete with the...

Should We Define 4G Before the Government Does?

Every few years the American people elect politicians who say one thing to get elected and do another once in office. Conflicts of interest, scandals related to campaign contributors, tax evasion and other related issues have made us numb and...

How US Immigration Policies Kill Jobs

It isn’t a new idea – I have covered it a few times in the past – but as time goes on, the policies of the US government – in both parties really, has been extremely unfriendly to immigrant entrepreneurs....

More US Problems and a Few Solutions

I have said many times the reason the US is in as bad a situation as it is today has to do with the fact that the Internet has accelerated the transfer of manufacturing jobs to China and service jobs...

BP Oil Spill Symbolizes Dissatisfaction with Government

Watching the Congress grill Tony Hayward kept me from peak productivity today as my frustration with the government boiled over. After listening to the back-and-forth it became more apparent than ever why the approval rating for Congress is so abysmal...

Let Companies, not Government Create Jobs

Maybe it's because I am a techie or perhaps because I have seen how the post office, tax code and department of motor vehicles works - but I am fairly certain that an investment by Intel - in this case...

Breaking: Goldman Sachs Bonuses all Stock?

I just heard from a reliable source that Goldman Sachs bonuses have been switched from cash to stock. Recently the company announced this would be the case for those at the top of the organization but now my source tells...

Will Silicon Valley go to War with China?

To protect the privacy of its users and data, will Google really pull out of the country? A major challenge for all companies doing business with china is how to you gain access to the huge market of over a...

Debate Over In-Flight Calling Continues

The debate about using phones on flights has continued for a few years and currently through a mix of regulations and technology firewalls, passengers are prohibited from talking while in-flight. The USA Today reports that a coalition of manufacturers, carriers...

Teach a Man to Fish as Unemployment Cure

As international outsourcing claims more jobs, two things happen - unemployment in developed nations increases and companies lower their costs. As sad as this is for now unemployed workers, it is a byproduct of automation - the internet and IP...

Broadband Stimulus Community Launched

A big theme at last week's ITEXPO was broadband stimulus and a number of people told me they have bookmarked and are using the new Broadband Stimulus GOC (Global Online Community) on TMCnet as their home page so they can...

Selling to the Government: GSA Explained

 There is a once in a lifetime opportunity ahead of us as the government prepares to spend unprecedented amounts of money for a variety of initiatives. The reality is that a small percentage of companies are doing most of the...

Can Deflation Create US Jobs?

Over the past year it has become evident that deflation is a driving force of the US economy. Margins are being squeezed in virtually all businesses. Even areas of the market where you might think there is pricing pressure don't...

Why We Needed This Economic Reboot

It is impossible to watch the news or read the paper these days without feeling a sense of fear. Will I keep my job? My house? My investments? My car? And I am with you. I feel the pain of...

Stimulus Could Reshape Broadband Tech Landscape

With all the talk of broadband stimulus, many of us in the more densely populated areas of the nation probably wonder just why this is such a big deal as we have cable and companies already competing for our business....

Apple Jailbreaking, Twitter and Toshiba News

For those of you in the US - please enjoy the long weekend - everyone else - enjoy the weekend - and feel free to call in sick Monday. Here are some news stories of interest: First off there is...

Cuba Launches Nova OS Based on Linux

The goal of this post is not to make a political statement but rather a financial one. The law of unintended consequences seems to have a way of really stinging those of us in the tech space. For example, in...

Steve Brubaker's Blog

Steve Brubaker has a blog which I have linked to in the past but has now moved to a new home on his company's site: Infocision. I thought this valuable resource was worth pointing out to those people who are...

Amazon Fights for First Amendment

The scary part about so much information about people being in a single place is that the government knows where to look. This is a good thing when they are investigating a suspect but when they start to investigate the...

Avtech Software Protects Data Centers

Companies spend incredible sums of money on their communications and technology infrastructure but all too often they do not focus enough attention on protecting the investment in such equipment. As telepresence, unified communications, handheld devices, mobility and IP communications turbocharge...

Sending out an SMS

It is great to see the US Government embracing technology. Recently the FCC said that by 2010 we should have a nationwide alert system capable of delivering timely warnings vis SMS in the event of disaster. Participation in this broadcast...

TMCnet's New Vertical Communities

Over the past decade, TMCnet has become the accepted resource for news, product research and analysis in communications and technology markets - including telecom, VoIP, and contact centers. Moreover, the site has become the defacto location online where companies build...
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