Startups in the U.K. will be hoping for better performance from the local broadband market after telecoms regulator Ofcom agreed to a deal with the country's largest broadband provider, BT, to legally
While Google is using MWC to show off some of its advances in native apps on mobile devices — specifically in chat apps — the world’s biggest chat app company is doing something comp
Why is it important to invest via VCs, and do they add value further to the money they invest into a growth business? Furthermore, what role do physical transport links play in terms of business succe
President-elect Trump has called for a trillion dollars in infrastructure investment, but he wants the private sector to play a critical role. Fortunately, one of our nation’s immediate infrastructu
New jobs are going to come from technology, not traditional manufacturing. California can lead in building a new economy.
America’s dependence on technology and web-based communication has forever changed the way government functions at every level. But it’s not only highly sensitive data and intellectual property th
Reed Hundt Contributor Reed Hundt is the founder and chief executive of the Coalition for Green Capital, and was the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 1993 to 1997. While both pol
In the early 1900s, large organizations needed another type of CEO: Chief Electricity Officer. Before there was an accessible and reliable power grid to plug into, organizations that needed electricit
Here is some news you don’t read every day: Microsoft and Facebook today announced that they are teaming up to build a subsea cable across the Atlantic that will connect Virginia Beach, Virginia
New roads (rather than new walls) are, therefore, the key to reinventing the American economy.
Google today announced that it is joining a consortium of five other companies to build and operate FASTER, a new trans-Pacific cable system that will connect Japan to the west coast of the U.S. with
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.cisco.com">Cisco</a> has just <a target="_blank" href="http://blogs.cisco.com/news/cisco-announces-intent-to-acquire-ubiquisys/">announced</a> that it is buying UK-
As it already warned, ZTE posted its second-straight quarterly loss, due to vastly trimmed margins in emerging markets, as well as contract delays and falling handset sales in China. It made a net los
This morning, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.jdsu.com/en-us/Pages/Home.aspx">JDSU</a>, a specialist in optical networking software, announced that it would pay $85 million in cash to acquire <a t
Wikipedia and all of its related projects are obviously driven by the work of thousands of volunteers. Interestingly, though, while Wikipedia runs on top of an open-source stack, it's been traditional
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/uko2.jpg" />Kudos to O2, the Telefónica-owned mobile operator, for planning a country-wide <i>free</i> Wi-Fi network. That country just
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/GE-BLOOM.jpg" />Given the limited range in fully electric cars, charging points are going to be an important part of the infrastructure i
It looks like the U.S. is well on its way to becoming a modern Western country after all. Congressional leaders are trying to find funding for high-speed passenger trains, one of which would take peop
Current Japanese “bullet trains” can travel at an average speed of 300 km/h (188 mph). Recent proposals could mean that we’ll be looking at trains with average speeds of 500 km/h (310 mph).
If y’all don’t stop downloading funny YouTube videos and consuming bandwidth, the Internet may experience gridlock the likes of which it’s never seen before. According to Nemertes Re