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What Separates Internet Advocates?

In a week of political showdowns, it seems appropriate to reflect on the faceoff in the Internet advocacy world. On the morning of June 10, 1964, Senator Robert C. Byrd ended a 14 hour, 13 minute address. The arguments over the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had given Americans the example of the modern filibuster.…

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Google's Gopi Kallayil: How to Break Through the Digital Noise

The company’s chief evangelist for brand marketing explains how to “get your customers to listen.” If you want to know how dramatically brand marketing has changed in the digital world, consider the humble Ziploc bag. It used to be that such mundane products were only the fodder of advertising inserts in the Sunday newspaper. But…

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Android Usage: Robert Nelson asks…are you stuck in 2011?

It seems fair to say that many Android users want to be running Kit Kat. But the truth of the matter here, not all that many are actually getting that wish. In fact, according to the latest Android ‘platform versions’ report released by Google — only 2.5 percent of users are on Kit Kat. Furthermore, even though…

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The Internet of Things Means Business

Connected devices and networked machines are enabling industry and government to collect information and act on it in ways that will redefine IT and business. One of the remarkable yet sobering realities of business is how quickly the world has become networked—and interconnected. Over the last decade, wireless technologies have extended the reach of computers…

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Need for Action on Wireless Airwaves By Jose Marquez

A report published by the CEA, the report finds that on average, smartphone owners spend nearly two hours (114 minutes) a day using their phones. Calling remains the most popular activity (23 minutes).  After that comes texting (20 minutes), email (18 minutes), web surfing (16 minutes) and social networking (11 minutes). While the report does…

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