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Vote on USF tomorrow

Oct 26, 2011
University of South Florida? University of San Francisco? No, the Universal Service Fund, that little noticed but oft-discussed (on our show at...
Posted In: broadband, rural broadband, Tech Report, usf, wireless

Sprint picks up iPhone, steam

Oct 26, 2011
The George Harrison of carriers issued its quarterly report yesterday and things are looking up in terms of subscribers. Sprint added 1.3 million...
Posted In: george harrison, iphone 4S, Sprint, Tech Report

Nokia shows off new Windows Phones

Oct 26, 2011
While Sprint is placing all its survival chips on the iPhone and litigation against the AT&T-T-Mobile deal, Nokia is betting big on Windows. To...
Posted In: Microsoft, nokia, Tech Report, windows phone

New rules in China

Oct 26, 2011
China is tightening its already-strict censorship policies. Microblogging and instant messaging are the latest forms of communication that the...
Posted In: censorship, China, Tech Report

Dumbphones, what are they good for?

Oct 26, 2011
For one thing, text messaging. Just because your old RAZR doesn't have a fancy touchscreen like your new RAZR doesn't mean it needs to be tossed...
Posted In: sms, Tech Report, texting

A social network for neighborhoods

Oct 26, 2011
That's the idea behind Nextdoor, a new web thingie that's been in beta for a while but goes live on Monday. You register your neighborhood and then...
Posted In: nextdoor, social networking, Tech Report

UltraViolet codes for sale on eBay

Oct 26, 2011
Remember a couple weeks ago when we told you about UltraViolet? It's the new way a bunch of Hollywood studios are trying to market movies. You get...
Posted In: blu-ray, DVD, movies, Tech Report, ultraviolet

"You guys, I'm totally going to update that thing. I've just been, ah, look things have been really weird for me lately. My head... uh... is in a weird place." - Research in Motion

Oct 26, 2011
Research in Motion is pushing back any updates for a new BlackBerry PlayBook operating system until February of next year. Not good news for the...
Posted In: Blackberry, playbook, rim, Tech Report

Remember iTunes?

Oct 25, 2011
Of course you do. You probably used it this morning. Well, the guy that built iTunes and helped make the iPod, Jeff Robbin, is said to be working...
Posted In: itunes, Tech Report

Selling your personal information to the highest bidder? Priceless (hopefully).

Oct 25, 2011
Visa and MasterCard are working on advertising strategies that would target people based on their buying history. When it comes to privacy, the...
Posted In: mastercard, Tech Report, visa

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