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Archive for February, 2012

  • Feb 24, 2012
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Wi-Fi vs. Super Wi-Fi: wireless’s colliding worlds

24 February 2012 – Last week the U.S Congress announced (as part of a jobs bill) that there would be an auctioning off a bunch of UHF airwaves that were used by local television stations in the U.S. to broadcast on channels below 52. Since the switch to all-digital television in 2009, these airwaves are […]


  • Feb 21, 2012
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Enhanced e-books

21 February 2012 – In his international bestseller “The Hare With Amber Eyes”, Edmund de Waal traces the fortune of a collection of carved Japanese netsuke figurines. Readers grew so entranced by the story of these objects that they started clamoring to see them. So after the hardback, the e-book, and the paperback came the […]


  • Feb 15, 2012
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Surprise, surprise. The app market is thriving … and adding jobs

15 February 2012 – Last year there were a series of dire warnings that app developers would be driven from the U.S. by the activities of NPEs.  But lo and behold, TechNet (a telecom/technology CEO network that to which we subscribe) says au contraire.  The surge in mobile software and other apps has led to a surge in […]


FutureMed: Big Data and exponential technologies

              14 February 2012 – Last week we had a chance to attend FutureMed, a health-care program that is part of Singularity University, a networked organization dedicated to exploring how disruptive technologies can sweep across whole industries and society.   This came on the heels of LegalTech 2012 in New York […]


  • Feb 1, 2012
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How to create an iTunes account in another country

1 February 2012 – Your primary iTunes account is always set depending on the country you reside in.  I live in Belgium.  So this can present some problems if you’re a keen iPhone/iPad app fan and you travel a lot (like I do) and there are certain apps that are not available in all territories.  While this guide is […]


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