Tag: Communications and Technology

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  • Mobile Apps Market Making Moves for U.S. Economy image

    Mobile Apps Market Making Moves for U.S. Economy

    Notwithstanding the rest of the U.S. economy, experts believe the trajectory of growth in the mobile application (“app”) industry will reach new heights over the next five …

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    Cloud Computing Taking High-Tech Economy by Storm

    What do Netflix, NASA and the Senegal Ministry of Finance have in common? They all operate in the cloud. Cloud computing is increasingly relevant to businesses, consumers, and even government, …

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    ALEC works with lawmakers

    ALEC op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle this morning. “While Washington has become gridlocked and largely ineffective, the real legislative action is happening at the state level. Why? Because …

  • Uber vs. City Hall image

    Uber vs. City Hall

    Hailing a taxi is one of the most frustrating experiences in modern city life. Unfortunately, city government seems intent on keeping it that way. Uber, a San Francisco-based company, …

  • Popular Good or Public Good? The Debate to Nationalize Facebook image

    Popular Good or Public Good? The Debate to Nationalize Facebook

    Despite what history proves about the transient nature of the social media sector—who still uses Friendster or MySpace?—Philip N. Howard’s recent Slate column calls for regulation of the newest social …

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    Mobile Apps are Niche Sector of the Telecommunications Industry

    Statistics from a litany of sources demonstrate one clear takeaway: app use is skyrocketing. Facilitated by increasing numbers of smartphone users, apps are downloaded from proprietary online markets and provide …

  • Searching for a Fairer, Simpler, Clearer Mobile Tax Policy image

    Searching for a Fairer, Simpler, Clearer Mobile Tax Policy

    A recent Pew Research Center’s report has found that mobile internet usage is increasing across all demographics, most notably among young adult and non-white members of society. Of the …

  • Market Holds Great Promise for Closing Digital Divide image

    Market Holds Great Promise for Closing Digital Divide

    For the latest issue of Heartland’s InfoTech and Telecom News, I have an op-ed that looks at the “new digital divide” or the gap between those that have broadband internet …

  • ALEC Calls for Privacy Solutions to Protect Consumer Choice image

    ALEC Calls for Privacy Solutions to Protect Consumer Choice

    ALEC has long recognized the importance of online consumer privacy and, to that end, developed model policy to ensure consumers have choices for protection when they go online. On Monday, …