Orbcomm, Savi Receive RFID-IV Contract From DoD – Via Satellite

DoD set a $102 million cap for Savi Technology to provide

active Radio Frequency Identification (aRFID) sensors, readers, Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), Satellite Communication (SATCOM)

and other hardware and software products.

via Orbcomm, Savi Receive RFID-IV Contract From DoD – Via Satellite.

So Far, Few Fans for FCC’s New Internet Rules – WSJ

The verdict: There are few fans so far

— with criticism coming from those who say the commission is overstepping,

and those who say its regulatory hand should be stronger in favor of consumers.

via So Far, Few Fans for FCC’s New Internet Rules – Washington Wire – WSJ.

Hitachi Plans World’s Fastest Elevator

Hitachi plans to build two elevators in the new building that can zip from the first floor to the 95th in 43 seconds.

via Hitachi Plans World's Fastest Elevator.

Hitachi lands £2.7bn high-speed train contract

The Super Express trains, a fleet of 65 electric and ‘bi-mode’ (diesel and electric) trains, are to begin services in 2018.

via The Journal – Hitachi lands £2.7bn high-speed train contract.

Successful remote collaboration: tips from those in the know | theguardian.com


Improvements to online file storage and sharing,

and the technology that allows access to them,

have also lent themselves to more effective collaborative and remote working.

via Successful remote collaboration: tips from those in the know | Small Business Network – O2 partner zone | theguardian.com.

The United Kingdom’s Dangerous Dependence on Foreign Money | Foreign Affairs


Although the Union Jack is unlikely to fly over Donetsk anytime soon,

some observers worry about a Russian flag flying over London,

at least metaphorically.

via Jonathan Hopkin and Mark Blyth | The United Kingdom's Dangerous Dependence on Foreign Money | Foreign Affairs.

Why Israel Is Pulling Out of the Peace Process  – Bloomberg View

This is a hard argument to make:

Israel doesn’t get to pick its enemies.

via Why Israel Is Pulling Out of the Peace Process  – Bloomberg View.

Ambiguity Is Clear for Net Neutrality – Bloomberg View

The FCC is in this pickle because of the way it classifies Internet providers.

via Ambiguity Is Clear for Net Neutrality – Bloomberg View.

Why Militaries Mess Up So Often | Bloomberg View

.. the people who advance in a peacetime army are, unfortunately, not necessarily the same people you want around when the shooting breaks out.

via Why Militaries Mess Up So Often – Bloomberg View.

Ericsson to split Network unit in two | Reuters

Ericsson said it would create one separate business unit for mobile telecom equipment, called Radio, and one business unit called Cloud and IP.

via Ericsson to split Network unit in two | Reuters.