Nomi Technologies provides consumer-tracking technology for brick-and-mortar retailers, but it didn't provide a way for consumers to opt out of the service within stores as it had seemingly indicated in its privacy policies.
The Government Publishing Office made strides last week in its campaign to be regarded as more than the federal government's printing shop. The office, which until late last year was known as the Government Printing Office, handled the redesign of the Commerce Department's new Commerce.gov.
As policymakers seek to nurture greater Internet of Things development, they should address issues like competition, standards, spectrum, security and privacy, among others, in a collaborative manner across all market sectors, a new industry white paper says.
A newly updated U.S. map showing comprehensive broadband availability across the country indicates that nearly 85 percent of the country has access to 25 megabits per second download speeds and 3 Mbps upload speeds.
Not every government website is represented in the data. The dashboard only collects information from about 300 executive branch domains, out of about 1,350 total.
The Federal Communications Commission voted Feb. 26 to codify new net neutrality regulations for wireless and wireline networks that would bar blocking and throttling of content and ban carriers and ISPs from striking deals with content companies to zip their content faster to consumers.
The report summarizes a debate among participants at a November 19, 2013 workshop hosted by the FTC on the topic as well as other submitted public comments. The discussion was limited to IoT devices sold to or used by consumers, not those in a business-to-business context nor machine-to-machine communications.
The Defense Department's information technology agency is seeking information about next-generation security capabilities that would protect complex systems against advanced persistent threats.
Cloud computing technology is ready for the enterprise, but most agencies are not prepared at a policy level to most efficiently implement it, according to a whitepaper published Oct. 10 by the MITRE Corporation and the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center
With a record three million comments and counting, the Federal Communications Commission officially closed the public comment period Sept. 15 on whether to allow Internet "fast lanes," in which faster service would be given to websites willing to pay for it.