Category Archives: Mobile

Data Is Valuable, But Don’t Expect Anything For It.

Written on July 26, 2012 at 3:45 pm, by

Personal,  a website that launched last November, encourages members to upload information (ranging from the trivial to the sensitive, including items such as student loan records, medical prescriptions and retirement accounts) into a “vault” and then grant access to other people or companies as they choose.  Later this year, Personal plans to add a marketplace  Continue Reading »

Free Access For All

Written on July 8, 2012 at 7:00 am, by

The five largest cable operators in the United States (Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Systems, Cox Communications and Bright House Networks) recently unveiled a plan to give each other’s high-speed data customers reciprocal access to metro Wi-Fi networks, totaling more than 50,000 hotspots. In a separate announcement, Comcast said it would let Xfinity Voice customers  Continue Reading »