Monthly Archives: January 2009

Net Neutrality Debate Takes the Stage Again

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks Announcements by two big companies brought the issue of net neutrality back to center stage this week. Cable ISP provider Cox Communications announced that it would begin giving priority to “time sensitive data” such as streaming video, website loads and streaming games in some areas. Other data such as file […]

Tech Industry Celebrates Obama’s Stimulus Plan

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks On Thursday The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved $6 Billion of Obama’s economic stimulus package for clean energy and broadband expansion. Called The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the bill intends to increase jobs by providing funding to computerize the health care system, upgrade education facilities, lay down smart […]

Windows 7 Beta Gets Good Reviews

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks The problems with Vista have been so widespread that they have become tired jokes. So, it is a bit of a surprise that the Windows 7 Beta has been getting such good reviews.  After having read many such reviews and reports, here are the primary hits and misses. This latest […]

USB 3.0 is here. What it will mean to you.

By Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks USB 3.0 was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week and it is creating a lot of buzz and excitement among even the most weary of gadget bloggers. The new generation of USB promises 10x speed, better electricity flexibility and efficiency and complete backward compatibility with […]