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  • Trade groups tell Congress to keep its hands off IoT

    The U.S. Congress should take a hands-off approach toward the burgeoning Internet of Things industry and let vendors figure out how to deal with privacy and security issues, representatives of four trade groups said.

    Written by Grant Gross30 July 15 06:31
  • Global Forum: Innovation creates opportunity, causes disruption

    Geneva, Switzerland - The 23rd Global Forum, an annual policy and strategy conference for technology leaders, was held last week in the shadow of the International Telecommunications Union's (ITU) modernist tower.

    Written by Jay Gillette25 Nov. 14 04:42
  • Republican gains in Congress would have limited impact on big tech issues

    Anticipated Republican gains in the U.S. Congress after next Tuesday's election have limited implications for tech-related issues like net neutrality and reform of National Security Agency surveillance programs, with some observers expecting no huge changes.

    Written by Grant Gross31 Oct. 14 06:10
  • The ratings: Most net neutrality groups get poor grades for funding transparency

    After a spate of news stories about alleged "astroturf" advocacy in a contentious U.S. net neutrality debate, the IDG News Service looked into the funding transparency of several think tanks and advocacy groups involved in the issue. Several disclose limited or no information about their funding, we found.

    Written by Grant Gross25 Oct. 14 05:50
  • Jack Wayman, founder of CES trade show, dies at 92

    CES founder Jack Wayman, a veteran of the consumer electronics industry in the U.S., has died at age 92, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced on Tuesday.

    Written by Tim Hornyak03 Sept. 14 13:18
  • US senators introduce bill to expand Wi-Fi spectrum

    Two U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at expanding the amount of Wi-Fi spectrum available in a band now designated for intelligent vehicle communications, satellite service and amateur radio.

    Written by Grant Gross21 June 14 03:51
  • Here's what your UHD-TV will look like

    TV sales are picking up as consumers begin to replace their first flat-screen HDTVs, but don't expect a significant surge in sales of UHD-TVs this year.

    Written by Lucas Mearian08 Jan. 14 02:11
  • Samsung offers new Android tablets and curved UHD TV

    Samsung introduced a 105-inch, curved-screen, Ultra High Definition TV at a pre-International CES news event, but the new product was upstaged when movie director Michael Bay walked offstage because of a problem with a teleprompter.

    Written by Matt Hamblen07 Jan. 14 02:48
  • Consumer tech spending will see small contraction in 2014

    Lower average selling prices for millions of new smartphones and tablets will help keep the global market for technology in 2014 at 1% below the levels of last year, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.

    Written by Matt Hamblen06 Jan. 14 11:16
  • House panel approves bill targeting patent trolls

    A U.S. House of Representatives committee has approved legislation aimed at making it more difficult for so-called patent trolls to use infringement lawsuits against other businesses.

    Written by Grant Gross21 Nov. 13 15:07
  • New patent reform bill targets so-called trolls

    New patent reform legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday aims to make it more difficult for so-called patent trolls to file infringement lawsuits.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Oct. 13 18:55