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Highlight of Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas 1
Posted Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 by Jonathan Wells

While the world was busy obsessing over Apple’s latest iAnnouncements, I joined more than 1,100 exhibitors in Las Vegas last week for CTIA 2014 – the annual cellular industry show, now co-located with “4G World” and dubbed “Super Mobility Week.” Although I go to catch up on the latest infrastructure developments (new base stations,…

FCC signals intent to allow Internet "fast lanes" 2
Posted Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 by Jeff Safire

Well, this doesn’t sound like good news. Actually, the FCC seems to be expressing mixed signals regarding ‘Net Neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose rules that would allow companies to pay Internet providers to deliver their content faster. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said the agency’s plans would not eliminate Net neutrality. See…

Effect of RoHS on the US Medical Device Industry 3
Posted Friday, Apr 18, 2014 by Kim Parnell

RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) has been a fact of life for electrical and electronic assemblies in the EU since 2006. Medical devices were initially exempt from the RoHS requirements. However, the grace period will end in July 2014. Often called the “lead-free” directive, RoHS covers electrical and electronic assemblies and equipment and restricts…


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