Telecommuting Creates High Risk of Data Breaches, Says Privacy Group
July 30th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 30 – Companies allowing their employees to telecommute from home, or even on the road at hotels and coffee shops, are undertaking heavy risks of data breaches, according to a report issued Tuesday by the privacy group Center for Democracy and Technology.
Difficulty of Porting Telephone Numbers from Carriers Highlighted in House Hearing
July 23rd, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 22 – A Tuesday House subcommittee hearing on competition in the telecommunications industry focused on the ability of consumers to switch, or “port,” their telephone numbers from one carrier to another in a timely fashion.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Dings Microsoft's Efforts to Disrupt Google-Yahoo
July 16th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 15 – After testifying Tuesday morning about their internet advertising agreement in the Senate, Google and Yahoo executives trekked to the other side of the capitol to address concerns of the House Judiciary Committee in the afternoon.
Cable Industry and Cable Regulators Lament Power of Federal Communications Commission
FCC, National Broadband Plan
July 11th, 2008
WASHINGTON, June 10 – The Federal Communications Commission has gone all out in its efforts against cable television operators, two speakers close to the cable industry said Thursday at a conference of the Alliance for Community Media here.
Verizon, Cisco and GridPoint Tout Green Credentials at Progressive Hill Briefing
July 10th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 9 – Three technology and telecommunications companies pressed their case Wednesday on Capitol Hill for better and more accessible broadband in order to promote energy conservation and a “green economy.”
AeA Urges U.S. to Step Up Math and Science, R&D Tax Credit
July 1st, 2008
WASHINGTON, June 30 – The information technology industry continues to add jobs at good wages, even as the national economy verges on an slowdown, according to a report released last week by the electronics association AeA.
Disability Community Pushes Bill Requiring Internet Close-Captioning
June 22nd, 2008
June 20 – The community of persons with disabilities has been rallying behind a measure, introduced in Congress on Thursday, that would require companies that make devices or offer communication networks to accommodate persons with disabilities.
Newspapers Face Grim Future of Diminishing Options, Note Panelists
June 20th, 2008
June 19 – Concern about the future of the media, particularly newspapers, pervaded a Thursday forum on antitrust issues hosted by the American Antitrust Institute as part of the institute’s 10th year anniversary conference.
Making Life Easier By Mapping Stories on the Web, Say Panelists
June 18th, 2008
June 17 – During the opening sessions of Tuesday’s “Beyond Broadcast” conference, panelists took the “Mapping Public Media” conference title literally, and showcased a number of Web sites doing cool things with interactive maps.
'Metropolitan Policy' Pushes Government Investment in Innovation
June 13th, 2008
June 12 – Three policy officials on Thursday suggested differing variations of a proposal that would put federal, state and local government officials in the business of promoting technological innovation.