In the latest ruling, the FCC is looking to reclassify broadband to break it into two pieces - retail broadband and backend broadband. What the FCC is trying to do is create a competitive environment for broadband providers, while curbing what they can actually provide. As part of the ruling, the FCC says that they would allow commercially reasonable rates. In the context of the law, “commercially reasonable” is open to much interpretation.
With news that Dropbox and Kmart, owned by Sears Holdings, became the latest retailer to suffer a security breach to its payment data systems, something has to change with how data is being accessed. Cybersecurity within a company is becoming more important with the increased usage and associated value of data and analytics.
As software eats the world, cloud computing is ushering the next wave of technology. The availability of mature, cloud-based services means that businesses can access the capabilities they require with little capital outlay.
If you have used email at all in your life, a constant burden that you’d have to deal with over the years is spam. ‘Spam’ are those advertising messages that come into your inbox from marketers. They are sometimes relevant but on the whole they are more of an annoyance to your daily schedule. To slow down, Canada passed an Anti-Spam Law that took effect on July 1.
Three dimensional printing is starting to have its moment in the spotlight. The more I learn about technology and science, the more I can’t help but think that Star Trek wasn’t too far off when the replicator could make things from no-things.