How Internet Companies Are Driving a Public Utility Regulation Approach to Net Neutrality
FCC, Net Neutrality
September 12th, 2014
WASHINGTON, September 12, 2014 – In what would have seemed highly unlikely just a few months ago, growing support for public utility regulation is emerging. Tech companies, politicians, internet service providers, and component makers have started to outline their views regarding their policy approach to the issue of net neutrality. In order to understand the […]
Apple Goes After Amazon.com For Its Use of “Appstore.”
Intellectual Property, Trademarks
March 23rd, 2011
Apple Inc. on Friday sued Amazon.com for trademark infringement when Amazon launched its online ‘app store’ to sell software applications for mobile devices.
Mobile Providers Seek Increased Access to Cuba
August 31st, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 31, 2010 – Nokia, AT&T and Verizon are petitioning the White House to loosen telecommunications export bans to Cuba.
Nokia Siemens to Acquire Motorola Infrastructure Assets for $1.2 Billion
International, Mobile Broadband, Press Releases, Wireless
July 19th, 2010
WASHINGTON July 19, 2010 – Nokia Siemans is set to acquire Motorola’s network infrastructure assets for $1.2 billion in cash. The firms will finalize the deal by the end of the year. With the purchase Nokia Siemans will become the “#3 wireless infrastructure vendor in the United States, the #1 foreign wireless vendor in Japan, and strengthen its current #2 position in the global infrastructure segment”.
Ubiquitous Connectivity: Be Careful What You Wish For, Warn Researchers
Broadband's Impact, Privacy
December 1st, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO, December 1, 2009 – Technophiles and U.S. policymakers have spent decades promising the public that a ubiquitously-networked society would be a people-powered-utopia filled with useful, actionable information. President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign is the most prominent example of how internet-enabled social networks have fundamentally changed the fabric of our society.
But a thoughtless rush to make the internet pervasive, and to connect with one another socially online could in fact poison the delicately-balanced relationships that exist in the rapidly vanishing concept of the “offline” world, warned several leading thinkers at an annual conference on innovation on Tuesday.