It’s Christmas……CES is Here

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the Consumer Electronics Show or CES is here. For the more than 175,000 consumer tech lovers who attend, this is the first of three Christmases. Mobile World Congress is the second and then there’s the traditional Christmas as third. During CES, everything from PCs, TVs, games and cool…

Cyber Monday for Cyber Thieves?

NRF.com likely never imagined that their 2005 press release coining the Monday after Thanksgiving as “Cyber Monday” would grow to be such a global phenomenon. According to Forbes, last year Cyber Monday generated $6.6 billion in sales. With hackers attacking financial institutions and retailers becoming a normal occurrence, this year will be no different as Black Friday online sales hit…

Splitting the House and Senate – What it means for Big Tech

Dust from the midterm elections this week is beginning to settle. For technology companies, the divided House and Senate offers a mix of outcomes as Wired and TheStreet have outlined in their respective articles. Here are the highlights: The Good Legislation critical of the technology industry will be harder to pass. Think net neutrality or…

Has China Already Won the 5G Race?

I recently attended a Georgetown University event discussing how 5G can give US healthcare and manufacturing companies an edge. The discussion centered around how technology investments can improve the lives of Americans and what companies are doing to make 5G a reality. With all the positive news and optimism about how the US can leverage…

If I Could Ask A Carrier About 5G…

Verizon is launching the first 5G network in the world for four cities in the United States. The network is based on Verizon’s 5G Tracking Forum (TF) standard rather than the mobile industry standard 3rd Generation Partnership Project or 3GPP’s, so what does this mean for 5G and when will it be available for everyone in the U.S.?…