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A Post from My Colleague Bill Menezes: What Cellphone Carriers Say About Hurricane Recovery #Sandy #HurricaneSandy

by Business Continuity  |  November 7, 2012

  Sandy’s impact on mobile wireless service was, if anything, a reminder that the best backup systems will never replace the need for redundant communications channels when it comes to...

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Kin Microsoft Win Over Digital Natives with the Kin?

by Van Baker  |  April 13, 2010

Sorry for the pun but I couldn't resist. Microsoft announced a new phone platform that targets the highly social digital native set. The Kin is the product of a joint...

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Apple iPad Offers Publishers Hope but Is Hardly a Savior

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2010

Rumors being what they are, much of what Steve Jobs announced at the Ipad launch event didn’t come as a surprise to the overload crowd at the Yerba Buena Center...

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Newspapers on Tablets May Be Over-Hyped

by Allen Weiner  |  January 21, 2010

I must admit, as a former digital newspaper executive, I was caught up in the frenzy and promise that forthcoming tablet devices, from Apple, HP, etc.. would help print publishers...

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New Life For Sprint's iDEN Network

by Phillip Redman  |  December 2, 2009

When Sprint announced its acquisition of Nextel five years ago this month, I anticipated that Sprint would shut down or sell-off its Nextel unit while transitioning its users to push-to-talk...

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Barnes and Noble's Ereader: Take Two

by Allen Weiner  |  October 9, 2009

After some thought, I realized that B&N already has an in-store relationship with AT&T with the carrier providing free WiFi in B&N's retail outlets. It would thus make sense for...

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IREX Teams with Verizon, B&N For Its Latest E-Reader Offering

by Allen Weiner  |  September 23, 2009

IREX Technologies has announced a new entry into the e-reader space that is sure to turn some heads and offer yet another competitive alternative to Amazon’s Kindle and Sony’s new...

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