Frontier’s AT&T Connecticut deal faces opposition from CWA union

“The Applicants fail to demonstrate concrete, verifiable public interest benefits from the proposed transaction”

via Frontier's AT&T Connecticut deal faces opposition from CWA union – FierceTelecom.

The GOP’s Anti-Science Antics Should Make You Angry

It’s 2014.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but science and technology run our lives.

via The GOP's Anti-Science Antics Should Make You Angry | Care2 Causes.

Juniper Begins Restructuring, Aims To Save $160 Million In Operating Expenses

Juniper has historically been an innovation-focused company, relying heavily on an expensive R&D budget to out-innovate rivals and gain market share.

via Juniper Begins Restructuring, Aims To Save $160 Million In Operating Expenses – Forbes.

Could Europe’s Net Neutrality Legislation Cause a Comms Car Crash?

This looks like it could be a slow car crash for Europe. It looks like it’s too late to apply the brakes but some air bags could still be inflated.

via Could Europe's Net Neutrality Legislation Cause a Comms Car Crash? | Light Reading.

U.S. knocks plans for European communication network

USTR said proposals by Germany’s state-backed Deutsche Telekom to bypass the United States were “draconian” and likely aimed at giving European companies an advantage over their U.S. counterparts.

via U.S. knocks plans for European communication network | Reuters.

Boeing, GE say get U.S. license to sell spare parts to Iran

The sales would be the first acknowledged dealings between U.S. aerospace companies and Iran since the 1979 U.S. hostage crisis led to U.S. sanctions that were later broadened during the dispute over Iran’s nuclear activities.

via Boeing, GE say get U.S. license to sell spare parts to Iran | Reuters.

Navy’s new airborne command and control post arrives

The E-2D has true 360-degree radar coverage that represents a two-generation jump in radar capabilities, Northrop said, and its commercial, open-architecture hardware and software will enable quick, inexpensive refresh of components.

via Navy’s new airborne command and control post arrives — Defense Systems.

How Europe is incubating an even bigger debt crisis by letting deflation take root

Nowhere is this more obvious than in Italy, where debt has jumped from 119% to 133% since 2010 despite draconian fiscal cuts and a primary budget surplus.

via How Europe is incubating an even bigger debt crisis by letting deflation take root | Financial Post.

The Greek Economic Crisis Could Turn Athens Into a Major Beach Destination

Athens could become an urban beach destination to the same extent that Barcelona has, provided that this coastline is developed carefully.

via The Greek Economic Crisis Could Turn Athens Into a Major Beach Destination – Feargus O'Sullivan – The Atlantic Cities.

OP-ED: Curbing NSA overreach

The approach, while still sketchy, has won conditional approval from privacy advocates including the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the American Civil Liberties Union.

via OP-ED: Curbing NSA overreach – – San Mateo Daily Journal.