Making the case for Apple acquiring Nokia.
This week, two different views of the internet were unveiled: an optimistic one and one that could kill the internet as we know it.
Google announces a plan to test high speed internet access service to half a million home. Along the way, it shows leadership where the US government appears timid.
It’s been a tradition on TNL.net to have predictions for the coming year and I will soon have a set out for 2007 but before I move on to that, I need to fulfill the other tradition on TNL.net, which is to look at the previous year’s predictions and rate how successful (or not) I [...]
There has been much discussion lately, most of it negativeÂ (you can read more comments on Technorati), about the comeback of boo.com and once again, I find myself on the opposite side of the shared wisdom. Before I go into reasons as to why I think a comeback by Boo.com (a boo.comeback?) makes sense, let me [...]
For the past few months, in the United States, a fight has been brewing over how the pipes that control the Internet would be ruled. On one side, activists and large Internet companies felt that access to the Internet should be neutral and that all sites should be accessed in the same fashion. On the [...]
Readers of this site know that I’m a proponent of living an always connected lifestyle. My previous views on the subjects looked to applications that lived partly on the edge of the network and partly off it, a class of applications I called Hybrid Computing. As broadband access to the net becomes more prevalent, those [...]
Since 1997, It’s been a long running game here at TNL.net central to make wild predictions about the upcoming year that have turned out to be only somewhat off (and, as always, I promise to revisit them around the end of next year to assess how far off base I was) so here goes this [...]
Another year, another round of predictions. As is now becoming customary on TNL.net, it’s time to project out the future year. As always, I’ll revisit those predictions at the end of the year. Voice Over IP VoIP experienced tremendous growth in 2004 but it was just the beginning. This year, much more will happen in [...]
Having looked at how the modular by design approach impacted broadcast television, let’s now look at its impact on cable TV. The FCC and the cable TV industry recently came head to head when it comes to a la carte pricing . The concept of a la carte pricing is that consumers would be able [...]