Thursday, November 10, 2011

OpenWeb 11/11/2011 (a.m.)

  • Excellent search FaceBook service.  The quote at the top of th epage explains why FaceBook users need to pay close attention to what FaceBook is doing to shred privacy:   "They 'trust me".  Dumb fucks."  ..... Mark Zuckerberg, FaceBook

    Tags: Facebook, FaceBook-privacy

  • Tags: China, China Telecom, wireless networking, mobile devices

    • Instead of resting on its laurels as China's third-largest wireless provider, China Telecom is now looking to branch out into relatively uncharted waters -- namely, the US consumer market. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Donald Tan, president of China Telecom Americas, confirmed that his company plans to bring its own branded wireless service to select US markets next year, in the hopes of capitalizing on the large Chinese communities and consumer bases scattered across the country.
    • If the trial goes swimmingly, he added, China Telecom may expand it to Canada, as well, and would even consider purchasing or constructing its own network in the States (pending FCC approval, of course). The provider, which has already been marketing its services to US corporations for a decade, also has the capacity to spend "hundreds of millions or billions" on stateside acquisitions

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