The Power of Private Investment

At the Phoenix Center’s Law and Economics blog, Larry Spiwak examines the role of government stimulus in improving the economy: During periods of economic sluggishness (such as the

Debating a Spectrum Deal

While efforts to allocate more spectrum for wireless use are moving forward at a relatively slow pace, The Hill‘s Brendan Sasso reports one company’s efforts to bolster its

New Media & Old Media

There have been two interesting collisions between old media and new media this week. First up, Amy Chozick of the New York Times reports that Netflix —  the

National Ag Day

This is a guest blog post from Jess Peterson, Executive Vice President of the US Cattlemen’s Association (and IIA Broadband Ambassador). Today marks National Ag Day, a time

The Apple Job Effect

Speaking of Apple, Nick Wingfield of the New York Times reports the company — which has faced some criticism lately for its offshore business practices — is touting

Looking at the FCC

Via Brendan Sasso of The Hill, the House Energy and Commerce Committee is set to tackle FCC reform in the coming weeks: The legislation would require the FCC

Number of the Day

25 billion — yes, billion — is the number of apps that have been downloaded from the Apple App Store. Not bad for a service that launched less

Flashback Friday

What was the Internet like in 1981? Courtesy of San Francisco’s KRON 4 News, here’s a peek:

Growing Pains

In the latest battle between traditional content providers and the Internet, a streaming video startup has quickly hit a major roadblock. As paidContent’s Jeff Roberts reports: Two weeks

Smartphone Nation

According to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, America is quickly becoming a smartphone nation: Nearly half (46%) of American adults are smartphone