I don't like web conferences; I never can tell who is talking, I get tired of staring at static Powerpoint slides on the screen, and it's hard to get a word in when I have something to say. So I could be a future user of VenueGen's 3D virtual meeting technology—as long as I don't have so much fun instructing my avatar to make faces that I lose track of the conversation.
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System Routes Internet Traffic Around Countries You Don't Trust
The Alibi Routing network can show whether your Internet data crosses certain international borders
FCC Sets Rules for Copper Phase Out
Companies can switch to fiber lines, but they have to give customers fair warning
Google Asks France Not to Require Global Right To Be Forgotten
Search giant says French data agency order goes too far
Google Funds University Living Lab for Internet of Things
Google awards $500,000 to turn Carnegie Mellon University's campus into a testing ground for the Internet of Things
Women Less Likely To Be Shown Ads for High-Paying Jobs
Study shows gender discrimination in targeted advertisements, cause unknown
Intel Offers Internet Smarts for Dumb Vending Machines
Intel envisions Internet-connected vending machines that could serve both vendors and their customers better
Finding People In the Nepal Earthquake Zone
Google, Facebook, activate people finder tools
How Google Handled a Year of “Right to Be Forgotten” Requests
Following a European court ruling, Google expunged more than half a million links
Jeremy Rifkin on the Internet of Things and the Next Industrial Revolution
Will the Internet of Things be a technological and economic panacea?
IBM Bets $3 Billion on the Internet of Things
Big Blue will invest $3 billion in the business of analyzing data from Internet-connected sensors
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Rand Paul Woos the Tech Crowd at SXSW Interactive
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Net neutrality rules decried and praised
FCC Votes "Yes" on Net Neutrality
The FCC approves Net Neutrality rules for wireless and fixed broadband
FCC Gives Municipal Broadband Providers (and Internet Competition) a Boost
By preempting state laws that restrict municipal Internet service providers, the FCC hopes to provide customers with more choice
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Though it means different things to different people, those people mostly fall into a few camps
Should Data Sharing Be More Like Gambling?
A Microsoft Research team explores transforming permissions into accepting some "privacy risk"
Net Neutrality's Technical Troubles
The debate has centered on policy, law, and finance, as if the network itself were a given. It is not
When U.S. Telecoms Come Calling, Will Cuba Pick Up The Phone?
Diplomacy has paved the way for U.S. technology, but Cuban telecom policies remain unclear
How to Thread a Fiber-Optic Cable Through the Arctic
A Canadian company has an ambitious scheme to bring two of the world’s financial centers a few milliseconds closer together. Here’s how they plan to pull it off