Tag Archives: Regulation

Light Foresight Part I

Being very busy lately on the writing of the book (the drafted structure is fixed, so I need to fill it) and other minor things, I am less able to do an active foresight. That’s why I’ll post interesting links … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless to pay record settlement for mysterious data charges

Intro: The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is holding Verizon Wireless responsible for paying a record $25 million payment to the U.S. Treasury for mystery fees the company charged its customers over the last several years. Key points: The payment … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Marketing After Achieving “Internet of Things”

Intro: If you’re not aware, the term Internet of Things refers to the interconnection of everyday objects (large and small) via an array of sensors and radio tags that would allow for a vastly “smarter” world empowered through technology. The … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality on the mobile – a legal minefield?

Intro: After all the excitement that we had in the second half of last year about this wonderful, new-fangled thing called augmented reality, it seemed as though we had a little period of retrenchment My take: 2 important things Dr Windsor … Continue reading

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Those Bits Aren’t Free: Netflix Could Be Racking Up a $2 Billion Content Tab

Intro: Investors are cheering on Netflix, as it moves from DVDs to streaming video and keeps adding customers along the way. But “digital” doesn’t equal “cheap” for Reed Hastings’s company. In fact, the online move has cost Netflix at least … Continue reading

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Facebook Lobbied to Kill Social Networking Privacy Act

Intro: “Facebook’s California lobbying report included an expense for dinner with the majority leader of the state Assembly, Charles Calderon, at a Sacramento restaurant in June,” according to MarketWatch. Calderon, however, voted to move the bill forward. In June, Facebook hired … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s transformation through Ray Ozzie’s eyes

Key points: In the realm of the service-centric ‘seamless OS’ we’re well on the path to having Windows Live serve as an optional yet natural services complement to the Windows and Office software.  In the realm of ‘seamless productivity’, Office … Continue reading

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