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5 10, 2015

5G: What is it good for? IoT technology!

By |2015-10-13T08:52:38+00:00October 5th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

Up 'til now, the "G's" of yesteryear have been utilized for phone calls and internet connections. Just as 4G fueled the drive towards smartphone adoption, 5G is expected to bring a new kind of internet revolution - one that hopes to do more than just raise everyone's data rates. That's [...]

16 09, 2015

Is nothing on the internet safe?

By |2015-10-19T17:30:37+00:00September 16th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

"Data Protection" and "Digital Security" are quickly becoming the hottest issues of our time. As companies, countries, and individuals wrestle with privacy breaches, cyber threats, and stronger security protocol implementations, hackers seem to find new and inspiring ways of quickly catching up. Ashley Madison, the adults-only website devoted to connecting [...]

6 09, 2015

Every online step you take…

By |2015-09-06T11:45:55+00:00September 6th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

Big data is utterly useless. Unless it can be analyzed in a relevant way, one that builds bridges to consumers instead of burning them, it's not hard to see how accessing consumers' data can creep them out, leaving them feeling vulnerable and skeptical of the business. About 95% of consumers [...]

9 08, 2015

Wearables: The future of mobile payments

By |2015-08-09T07:17:22+00:00August 9th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

A loaded headline, we must admit. So, what exactly are mobile payments? And how has it become "a thing" so quickly that we're now discussing its transition to wearable integration? Like, can't we take a breathable second to process the fact that a giant redhead centipede is on the loose [...]

9 08, 2015

How a Single Wire Cut Leads to Mass Outages

By |2015-08-28T10:40:56+00:00August 9th, 2015|In the Biz: Wireless News|

Service has been restored, but that hasn't halted questions about why the Southeast's vast mobile outage happened in the first place. It appears a fiber optic cable belonging to AT&T was cut along the Kentucky-Tennessee border last Tuesday. But how could a single cut be responsible for bringing down service [...]

16 06, 2015

VINTAGE TECH COULD BE WORTH BAZILLIONS*

By |2015-07-06T16:35:58+00:00June 16th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

*probably not The next time you’re cleaning out the basement, you might want to think twice before tossing any pre-2000s tech or related materials. As some have learned the hard way (see San Francisco Apple 1 computer recycler who later learned the computer was worth $200K), it may actually be [...]

30 05, 2015

WI-FI Fo Fum: I smell the waves of an LTE-U invasion

By |2015-05-30T07:34:26+00:00May 30th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

If unlicensed Wi-Fi is like that cool local band that makes music they love, then using those frequencies for LTE may sound like a corporate sell out to create profitable teeny bop songs. Welp, there goes real music. Or does it? LTE-U standards are rapidly being developed, and the increasing [...]

27 02, 2015

Welcome to the Ring, Google. Dish can come too.

By |2015-02-27T11:08:39+00:00February 27th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

The next time you're in the market for a new cell phone plan, you could likely see Google as an option. Having decided to dive into the mobile carrier arena as an MVNO, Google now wants to offer its brand of cell service by, deep breath, not building cell towers. What we're [...]

7 01, 2015

Welcome, 2015! A New Year, a New Outlook…

By |2015-05-22T19:08:47+00:00January 7th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

What is it about ringing in the new year that makes us feel inspired and optimistic for the year ahead? Before the winter-induced SAD disease takes hold, here are just a few reasons to be hopeful for 2015... Welcome to the Era of Smart Cities Advances in wireless and infrastructure [...]

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