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michael powell - (Michael Powell) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Michael K. Powell announced last week that he is leaving the powerful independent agency . In his resignation letter to President Bush, Powell said he was stepping down with a "mixture of pride and regret." "Having completed a bold and aggressive agenda, it is time for me to pursue other opportunities and let someone else take the reins of the agency," Powell stated in the letter. "The seeds of our policies are taking firm root in the marketplace and are starting to blossom.(www.Britancica.com) He gave no indication of his future plans other than spending some time with his family....   [tags: essays research papers] 616 words
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T-Mobile and AT&T Merger - For months, the prospect of a T-Mobile and AT&T merger has become more public. The prolonged merger discussion has left the public wondering if the acquisition will allow AT&T to completely rule the telecommunications market, leaving Verizon and Sprint in the dust. Mobile subscribers have been left unsure by the shocking announcement, wondering how their pockets and cellular services will be affected. With lawsuits being filed by both the Department of Justice and Sprint, the future of the acquisition is unclear....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Jurisdiction of consumer protection - Content This assignment will deal with jurisdiction of consumer protection in the European Union. For the simplicity, the assignment will be divided in few paragraphs that will explain what consumer protection is, what is consumer protection in the European Union, which jurisdiction rules and governs consumer protection issues in EU and national laws of the two Member States, for the comparison – Republic of Croatia and United Kingdom. Introduction Consumer is a person who purchases goods and services....   [tags: EU, ECIM, consumer protection]
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Telecom Organising Case Presentation - ... They have had a successful past as they were able to keep up with the competitors. Weaknesses • Low market share When GSM became the standard for mobile phones, Telecom gradually began to lose market share in the mobile industry because its network was unable to offer the same capabilities as Vodafone. • Weak management team In 2002, Telecom cut back on staff. This resulted in a loss of worker commitment but also the loss of core competencies as talented and experienced employees left. Opportunities • Asset leverage Telecom purchased telecommunications assets from the Post Office for NZ$3.2 billion before spending a further NZ$2.5 billion to upgrade the technical facilities and the...   [tags: application of organising, work patterns]
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications is a telecommunications company facing a changing market and increased competition. The leadership team has come up with a plan to outsource some call centers to other countries and create an alliance with a satellite company to provide additional services to their customers. In order to compete in the international market, Global must cut costs by outsourcing, however their employees belong to a trade union. This creates a problem in that Global has not included the union in their discussions....   [tags: Business Management Analysis] 1538 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications is under tremendous economic pressure along with other telecommunications companies in an industry struggling to compete with the increasing global market. Global Communications is facing numerous issues and has many opportunities as they implement strategies to introduce new products and services, increase technological sophistication, and expand into the global market....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 1282 words
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Network Neutrality - The concept of network neutrality (more commonly referred to as net neutrality) has been a fixture of debates over United States telecommunications policy throughout the first decade of the twenty-first century. Based upon the principle that internet access should not be altered or restricted by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) one chooses to use, it has come to represent the hopes of those who believe that the internet still has the potential to radically transform the way in which we interact with both people and information, in the face of the commercial interests of ISPs, who argue that in order to sustain a competitive marketplace for internet provision, they must be allowed to diffe...   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Cicso Systems vs Huawei Technologies - Cicso Systems vs Huawei Technologies I. Cisco Systems files lawsuit against Huawei Technologies Cisco Systems filed a lawsuit against Huawei Technologies on January 23, 2003 claiming that Huawei had copied, misappropriated, and infringed on Cisco’s intellectual property in its rival line of low-cost networking routers.1 Cisco Systems is an industry leader in providing networking equipment for voice and data transfer. Huawei Technologies is China’s leading manufacturer of telecom and network equipment gear and is viewed by analysts as a formidable competitor to Cisco2....   [tags: Lawsuit Law Intellectual Property Essays]
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Global Communication's Problems And Solutions - Abstract Global Communications (GC) organization has recently been through numerous troubles detrimental to its primary functions. Global Communication is a telecommunication company. Due to current economic conditions, telecommunications organizations are struggling to keep up with other industries. Their stock prices have fallen 50 % over a three-year period. The company has fixed costs that cannot be met, due to its lack of operating capital. Cost cuts made by the company include cutting healthcare and education benefits....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy] 1131 words
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The Digital Divide: A Problem for Thrid World Problems - ... Tom Zeller Jr. speaks of this phenomenon in his article titled “In North Korea, the Internet is Only for a Few”: “...authoritarian regime strongly censors its people, denying general access to the Internet, banning cell phones and prohibiting Google maps from photographing any part of the country.” By suspending social media this makes it harder for people to communicate in large groups. “…Internet content provider transfers to repressive regime information that allows the regime to punish individuals for statements they have made on the Internet” (Ronald Deibert)....   [tags: internet freedom controversy]
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How Farmers in India Can Benefit from Mobile Commerce - M -commerce or mobile commerce is a young concept which can be viewed as a subset of e-commerce made possible by the widespread adoption of portable, handheld devices as mobile phones. In present scenario M Commerce has been entered in various sectors as finance, services, retails, and telecommunication and information technology services. In these sectors-Commerce is not only being widely accepted but also it is becoming more popular mode of business/commerce. Now, it’s turn to enter in agriculture sector....   [tags: agriculture, telecom, risks] 1959 words
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Telephone: The Technology of the Voice - Telephone: The Technology of the Voice 1. Introduction: Telephone invention is the most marvellous innovation considered in the world. We often consider our society to be saturated by technologies of many sorts. Telephone is classed among the information and communication technologies It is now considered one of the major source of communication. It form and functions precisely defined the challenges of interaction between two separate parties: long distance is conquered instantly and any telephone in the world can connect to different location by means of networks....   [tags: Communication, Alexander Graham Bell] 1785 words
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The Importance of Time Throughout History - Timekeeping has been an integral part of life ever since humans stepped foot on the earth. Once humans realized the difference between night and day, moon phases were used to determine months, changing seasons and record years. Soon humans realized the connection of time with the sun’s position and started using shadows to keep time thus creating the sundial, used foremost by the Egyptians and Greeks. As life become more complex, so did the need to keep time accurately. Initially, the mechanical clock was invented in 1000 AD....   [tags: clocks, celestial, sun] 1234 words
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Impact of Globalization on People - Globalization Globalization is one of the main aspects in the 21st century. Globalization has brought the world closer; all the things that are happening nowadays are recognized globally even if they happened locally (Buckley). According to Nayef Al-Rodhan GCSP (Geneva Centre for Security Policy) globalization is not a single word or concept. It contains many other concepts within itself. Globalization is composed of different concepts like incorporation regarding the economics, transmitting information or understandings, stability within beliefs, and other concepts (Al-Rodhan p.3)....   [tags: international relations, economics]
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What is Voice over Internet Protocol? - Voice over Internet Protocol Before we begin our discussion on transporting voice over a data networks, it is important to understand the concept and terms associated with a traditional telephone network. One of the most common piece of telecommunication equipment used today is the telephone. When you plug an ordinary analog telephone into the wall jack installed by the local telephone company, you are connected to the telephone network and are able to place calls. 1), but how is this process performed....   [tags: essays research papers] 3156 words
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Cyberethics - Ethics in the Age of the Internet - Cyberethics - Ethics in the Age of the Internet In every society we live, we have to follow the rule of that place. The Internet is growing, growing in the number of users and growing in public perception. The Internet is the new American frontier due to the new technologies is radically transforming almost every aspect of how we communicate and with whom, as well as just about any dimension of our lives. Most Internet users are convinced of its general utility and positive benefits. However behind it, the Internet, as well as its technological offspring’s the World Wide Web has been compared to the Wild West, because no one owns the network and there is no law and regulations....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]
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The Combining of Cable TV and the Internet - The Combining of Cable TV and the Internet The Telecommunications Act of 1996 opened the way for cable TV (CATV) companies to become full-fledged telecommunications companies, offering two-way voice and data communications services, in addition to television programming. After passage of the Act, the cable companies were eager to expand into the new fields of business that had been opened to them, especially the rapidly growing Internet Service Provider (ISP) business. The biggest hurdle facing the cable companies is that cable television systems were designed for one-way traffic, and must be upgraded into modern two-way networks in order to support advanced communications services....   [tags: Television Technology Internet Essays]
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Teleconferencing - An Upgraded Means of Communication - Teleconferencing - An Upgraded Means of Communication The day-to-day communications and conferencing between people evolved to what we know as telecommunications and information services. Teleconferencing is an elevation of telecommunications and information. Ordinarily, in a conference people meet together in groups small or large to discuss and exchange ideas, and views about facts, subjects, or events. But teleconferencing makes a great difference with new technologies. Putting these ideas together, we agree that teleconferencing is the discussion and exchange of ideas and views by a group of two or more through transmission, emission, and acceptance of signs and signals, images and sou...   [tags: Exploratory Essays]
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Failure Prediction Algorithms - Gaining a better understanding of when electronics are about to fail can help engineers and companies be more effective in providing reliable electronics; this will also lead to a greater return on investments for businesses (Seggie, Cavusgil, & Phelan, 2007). Prior attempts of implementing algorithms have all failed due to the large bandwidth required to process the data in real time. The algorithms in this study will not require many resources and will use simple gate-logic and statistical data to alert an end-user of a potential failure....   [tags: Technology]
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Offshoring Services Overseas - Introduction: Scenario In the last decade there have been many countries that the United States businesses offshore to. However, the two that catch my eye are India and China. I believe that both countries possess qualities that enable them to provide a certain set of goods and services superior to other competing countries. India on one hand seems to specialize in services – providing many telecommunications capabilities that are essential to customer service. Unfortunately, India has one down side to the way in which they provide communication services; no one can understand their “English!” India, does posses positive traits from most of Porter’s five forces....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Fiber Optic Technology - From the beginning, efficiency and speed in the telecommunications industry has advanced at a fast pace owing to fiber optic technology. In 1979, AT&T filled the telecommunications industry with revolutionary ideas by developing a mode for data transmission using a light, called fiber optic cable. This mode produced a bandwidth of 44.736 Mbps and could multiplex 672 trunk circuits on one fiber alone (Cole, M. 2000). However, this development was merely the start of a huge extension to telecommunications, something that would transform the industry constantly....   [tags: Technology ]
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Wide Area Networks - Wide Area Networks The creation of wide area networks links mass communication from people all over the world with a vast variety of different uses. “A wide area network is telecommunications networks covering a large geographic area.” The internet is the biggest example of a wide area network and has influenced our daily lives all around the world. Wide area networks are connected to local area networks to enable computers to share, send, and access information on a larger scale. These recent technologies over the past 20 years have affected the way we communicate, how businesses operate, and many other factors that we take for granted....   [tags: Technology Computers Communication Essays]
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Global Education and Local Communities - Global Education and Local Communities Let me begin with a summary of what I am going to say. Cyberspace is a new kind of reality, in some crucial respects less real, but in some respects more real, than the space of face-to-face encounters and of physical documents. Signs in cyberspace might be quite unconnected to any real-life states of affairs, they might be quite abstract, but often they are much less abstract than, say, signs in a printed book. As I will endeavour to show, communication in the world of printed books is, characteristically, the communication of abstract meanings among members of an abstract society, such as a modern nation....   [tags: Teaching Learning Schooling Papers]
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The Changing of Communication - The emphasis from traditional mixed visual and verbal communication to solely verbal communication is encouraged by the expanding global community by conducting distant communication through telecommunications. Instead of boardroom meetings, telephone meeting connect businesses worldwide synthesizing bigger markets and new buyers. This change is both good and bad; good for the expansion of businesses, but bad for the loss of personal connection. With telephone meetings eliminating travel, it is paralanguage that conveys personalities, not appearances, over the phone through variations in pitch, volume and pace, or how a person speaks....   [tags: Functions of Communication]
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Development Of Framework For Managing - 1. Executive Summary TIME dotCom Berhad (TIME) which was incorporated as a public company in 1996, and listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia in 2001, is a telecommunication licensee which offers full suite of telecommunication services to both the domestic and international markets, from voice and data communications to dial-up and broadband Internet provision, payphones and multimedia solutions. It has an extensive fiber optic infrastructure across the country, and provides services via building-centric approach....   [tags: Business Management Analysis] 1677 words
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The Communications Decency Act - The Communications Decency Act The Communications Decency Act that was signed into law by President Clinton over a year ago is clearly in need of serious revisions due, not only to its vagueness, but mostly due to the fact that the government is infringing on our freedom of speech, may it be indecent or not. The Communications Decency Act, also know by Internet users as the CDA, is an Act that aims to remove indecent or dangerous text, lewd images, and other things deemed inappropriate from public areas of the net....   [tags: essays research papers] 1323 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications This paper will provide an in depth look at the issues facing Global Communications (GC) in a rapidly growing market. Attempting to resolve the problems inherited upon arrival, Katrina Heinz, Global Communications Chief Executive Officer, who(m) has experience with international labor devises a plan for the company to expand globally as a way to increase sales and generate more revenue. While this seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel, one major component was forgotten, to inform Maria Antez, Technologies Workers Union Vice President of the budding strategic plan in progress....   [tags: Business, Case Study, solution] 1619 words
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Global Communications Gap Analysis - Gap Analysis: Global Communications The confidence in the entire telecommunications industry is diminishing. Stockholders are realizing diminishing returns on their investment and are having doubts about the industry?s ability to regain past levels of profitability. Telecommunications companies are experiencing losses due to high levels of competition for the consumer dollars available. Cable companies have been allowed into the market to provide a single provider solution for television, broadband internet, and two-way voice communication....   [tags: Gap Analysis Global Communications] 1718 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - In this paper, one will find a gap analysis between Global Communications (GC) senior management and other key stakeholders in the organization. The current situation is that of Global Communications, a telecommunications company that is in the need of changing its strategies of competition in the growing market in order to maintain its presence in the industry. If changes are not made, Global Communications will no longer exist in the ever growing telecommunications market. This change consists of outsourcing and forming new call centers that will increase technical sophistication and improve profits along with increasing the company's growth....   [tags: Global Communications Case Study] 1756 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Maria Villanueva University of Phoenix Gap Analysis: Global Communications Business is though for the telecommunications industry due to high levels of competition and cable companies that have entered the market offering the same telecommunications services to consumers as well as complete solutions that include computers, televisions and regular telephone services. Global Communications is a company that provides telecommunications and is seeking a more aggressive approach in the industry in order to remain competitive....   [tags: Business Performance] 1972 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications has, in the past, been a large player in the telecommunications industry. Today Global Communications faces challenges from an over saturated market and new services to consumers. It must find a way to restore its place as an industry leader and raise the declining stock price. To do this Global will employ cost cutting strategies not seen in the industry before which will also lead to new challenges. Challenges to ethical questions, resources and the ability to adapt to an international market.(4) Situation Analysis Issue and Opportunity Identification Evolution and change are constants in any industry....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy] 1758 words
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Outsourcing China - In recent years, China's service outsourcing have been expanding from scratch, and gradually expand the field, scope of business mainly related to Information Technology industry, producing services, as well as cultural and creative industries, the target involving Japan, Korea, Europe, America and India. In Shanghai, Beijing and other cities formed a group of outsourcing industry cluster, with significant economic benefits of international service outsourcing park; local outsourcing companies grew rapidly, and gradually change the pattern of the first to foreign-based....   [tags: outsourcing, chinese, Globalization] 1008 words
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Media Consolidation - Media concentration directly associated to issues of editorial column self-determination, media preconception, and lack of restrictions of the press. In that sense, especially individuals who view such consolidation as sociologically detrimental, dangerous, or problematic use the term “media consolidation”. Concentration of media ownership is very recurrently seen as a problem of modern-day media and the public. When media ownership is concentrated in either of the ways cited above, unexpected consequences could result such as commercially motivated, a situation where mass-market media is principally loyal to the sponsors....   [tags: Media ]
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Gap Analysis-Global Communicaton - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications is a telecommunications company that is faced with numerous issues. The company is having a financial crisis in the midst of a rising and competitive industry. Global Communications needs to come up with a strategic plan soon, before their company goes under. How does a company decide on what plan is best. What about what the stakeholders in the company. How does a company find a solution with the least amount of conflict. Global Communications decided to follow the only plan they could think of which was to go against the Union and outsource employees oversees, therefore, laying off many domestic employees, as well partnering with a...   [tags: Business Case Study] 1112 words
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Canada's Appealing Brand Identity - The image of Canada is not as favorable internationally as it should be. Therefore, developing an appealing brand identity has become an important part of attracting international investment to Canada, since its image is more prone to misconception while US has a strong brand image that does not require much active promotion internationally. Thus, Canada needs the help of a branding strategy to improve on a broader scale internationally. One of the problems Canada faces in establishing its brand identity is proximity to the USA....   [tags: essays research papers] 420 words
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A Cross-Layer Adaptive Modulation and Coding Scheme for realistic OFDMA-based Systems - A Cross-Layer Adaptive Modulation and Coding Scheme for realistic OFDMA-based Systems Abstract—In this letter, we investigate Adaptive Modulation and Coding schemes (AMC) in fast mobility environment with realistic conditions. We argue that feedback Channel State Information (CSI) are outdated and suffer estimation errors for most mobile channels especially fast users. Therefore, ignoring such conditions in AMC scheme design can be disastrous. We provide a brief discussion about these imperfections....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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How the Newspaper and Music Industry Has Changed Because of E-commerce - The Internet has become more and more present in everyday life. The expansion of social networks such as Twitter or Facebook has revolutionized the way people interact with their family and their friends. The Internet made communicating and exchanging easier: you can now send an e-mail to the other side of the world in less than a second. The number of users is rapidly growing: the International Telecommunication Union estimates that more than 2.7 billion people have access to the Internet in 2013....   [tags: internet, communicating, company] 763 words
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Technical Environment For A Mobile Health Implementation In Ghana - 3. LITERATURE REVIEW / STATE OF THE ART It is generally agreed that Mobile Health, also known as mHealth, is a component of eHealth. According to a Wikipedia.org article, eHealth is a term that can encompass a range of services or systems that are at the edge of medicine/healthcare and information technology. , These are Electronic health records, Telemedicine, Consumer health informatics, Health knowledge management, Virtual healthcare teams, Medical research using Grids, Healthcare Information Systems and mHealth....   [tags: Health Care]
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Two Successful People: Brandi Callum and George W. Jenkins - Two Successful People The word success has varying meaning to people. Some people see success as wealth or perhaps an entrepreneur who turned his or her vision into a successful reality. A reality of actually creating and building a successful company from the ground up. According to Maxwell (2002), “Success is a journey. …success is knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” Respectively, this paper will examine the journey of my friend, Brandi Callum, an entrepreneur, also a real estate broker, and the late George W....   [tags: entrepreneurs, Publix supermarkets]
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Uganda: A Country in Need of Economic Growth - Uganda, formally known as the Republic of Uganda, is a poverty stricken country plagued with economic instabilities. Since the 1980’s, the economy has remained on a fairly steady climb, but many have doubts about the continuation of growth. Uganda will never achieve a stable economy if they do not establish changes to their infrastructure. To implement these modifications and maintain economic progression, Uganda will need 1) better government determination to end corruption, 2) commitment to improve the weak educational reforms, and 3) a decrease in their export vulnerabilities....   [tags: Uganda]
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The Impact of Technology on Human Resources Management - Here is the most ongoing debated topic, ‘The impact of technology on human resource management’ in present world. There are various technologies being used in an organization everyday like information technology, projector, telecommunication systems, etc. This article will be mostly focusing on information technology as it is largely being used in every organizations or businesses day today activities. Here we will discuss some of the important variables connected with IT and HRM. To test the impact of these variables, we have quantitatively done surveys; questionnaires....   [tags: recruiting, organization, methodology] 1154 words
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The Benefits of Modern Methods of Communication - In recent times, the ways in which people communicate have changed significantly, and new technologies are increasingly being used for communication in everyday life. The barrier of connecting between one area and another area has decreased. Furthermore, the advantages of modern technologies are more convenient than in the past. The term modern methods of communication can be defined as the new ways of contacting, which are advantageous for human relationships and these modern technologies that give advantages to the values of society or to the principles of a community....   [tags: communication, technology] 1481 words
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The Benefits of Telehealth in Rural Populations - Benefits of Telehealth in Rural Populations Kansas is considered a rural state in the United States. Merriam-Webster (2012) defines rural theoretically as “open land” or “relating to the country, country people or life, or agriculture”. The U.S. Census Bureau considers rural to be “open country and settlements with fewer than 2,500 residents” (Cromartie, 2007). Nearly 17% of the U.S. population lives in rural areas, which is about 80% of all U.S. territory (Cromartie, 2009). What this means that there is more land mass compared to the people inhabiting the land; rural communities have fewer people living in larger, more remote areas....   [tags: Healthcare]
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The People, the Nation, and the NSA - Together as a society we have grown in many ways. Many people would likely say that the greatest growth we have experienced as a nation has been through technology. With the increasing use of technology in America, data has also become an abundant factor. Data use in America has become so common in fact, that now even the National Security Agency has begun to take notice. In the recent past, it has been discovered that the NSA has begun to compile this data across America. They excuse this collection of data as a safeguard to the nation’s security....   [tags: data, technology, surveillance, freedom, terrorism]
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Business Ethics in America: Engendering Vigor - ... In 1998, WorldCom the telecommunications company commenced to decelerate and WorldCom's stock was declining. CEO came under incrementing pressure from banks to cover margin calls on his WorldCom. Beginning in 1999 and perpetuating through May 2002, WorldCom used shady accounting methods to mask its declining financial condition by erroneously professing financial magnification and profitability to increment the price of WorldCom's stock. The fraud was achieved in two foremost ways. First, WorldCom's accounting department underreported 'line costs' (expenses with other telecommunication companies) by capitalizing these costs on the balance sheet rather than congruously expensing them....   [tags: individuals, organizations, clients, suppliers] 659 words
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The Impact of China's Modern Foreign Policies on Economic Growth - The Impact of China's Modern Foreign Policies on Economic Growth Recent Chinese economic policies have shot the country into the world economy at full speed. As testimony of this, China's gross domestic product has risen to seventh in the world, and its economy is growing at over nine percent per year (econ-gen 1). Starting in 1979, the Chinese have implemented numerous economic and political tactics to open the Chinese marketplace to the rest of the world. Just a few areas China's government is addressing are agricultural technology, the medical market, and infrastructures, like telecommunications, transportation and the construction industry....   [tags: Economics]
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Net Neutrality Impact - Introduction This paper takes the look at Net Neutrality’s impact in business and the debate it has recently started. Net Neutrality is a network design concept that argues for broadband network providers to be completely detached from what information is sent over their networks. It makes the argument that no bit of information should be given priority over another. This implies that an information network such as the internet is most efficient and useful to the public when it is less focused on a particular audience rather attentive to multiple users....   [tags: business, debate, broadband network]
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Marketing Consultancy: Voip Mobile Telephone System - Synopsis: Introduction page 2 1- Estimation of the market size in France for a mobile VoIP telephone system page 3 2- Position for a mobile VoIP telephone system: page 6 3- Market penetration for the VoIP mobile phone system page 7 4- Competitors and risks page 8 5- Suggestions concerning appearance page 8 Introduction: A private French investor is ready to finance the creation of a Wimax network throughout France. That’s why as marketing consultancy we analysed this market. We made an initial estimation of the market size in France....   [tags: Business Market Analysis] 1319 words
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Social Media and Arab Spring - The Arab Spring has impacted multiple countries in northern Africa and the Arab world and so far since the end of December in 2010, leading to the fall of the government in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. Among the unarmed insurrections, social media and social networking technology functioned as a new strategy that empowered the protesters to gain successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt and inspired grassroots movements in other Arab countries. The new media, namely Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, with online blogs and mobile telecommunications, played a significant role as the politics of connectivity, which connect, coordinate and communicate the protestors....   [tags: twitter, facebook, youtube]
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Overcoming the Barriers of Telemedicine - “Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve patients’ health status” (Wager, Lee, & Glaser, 2013, p. 156.) Telemedicine is a tool that enables providers to deliver health care services to patients at distant location, and it is often promoted as a means of addressing the imbalances in the distribution of health care resources (Wager, Lee, & Glaser, 2013, p. 156.) Telemedicine can be as simple as a telephone conversation among two doctors at different locations or as complex as using satellite technology to provide a consultation between a doctor and a patient that are located in different countries....   [tags: exchanging medical information electronically] 1810 words
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Cryptography and Basic Security Goals - Information security plays a central role in the deployment of modern communication systems. The most important objectives of information security are authentication, confidentiality, data integrity and non-repudiation. Confidentiality ensures that information is accessible only to those authorized to have access. Authentication is the process proving the identity that assures the communicating entity is the one that it claimed to be, this means that the user or the system can prove their own identities to other parties who don’t have personal knowledge of their identities....   [tags: information security, cryptography, data] 907 words
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The Development of Data Centers - Data Center is a large group of networked computer servers usually used by institution for the remote storage, processing, or distribution of large amounts of data. A data center physically establishes various equipment. For example: computers, servers, switches, routers, data storage devices, load balancers, wire cages or closets, vaults, racks, and associated equipment. It stores, manages, processes, and exchanged digital data and information of a company. Also, distribute application services or management a various data processing, such as web hosting on the Internet, telecommunication, and information technology....   [tags: computers, company, information] 1896 words
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Cell Phones and Highway Safety - Author; Matt Sundeen Wireless telecommunication technologies are rapidly becoming a significant concern in regard to highway safety. Almost 90 million people subscribe to wireless telephone services, and 85 percent of those subscribers use their phones while driving to conduct business, report emergencies, stay in touch with loved ones, call for assistance, and report aggressive or drunk drivers. It's not just phones on the road anymore. In 1999, two major auto manufacturers -General Motors and Ford- formed agreements with telecommunications companies that will enhance wireless features in even more vehicles....   [tags: Cell Phones]
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