Broadband access is the fourth utility, say tech experts

20th October 2014  | Technology

Builders need to incorporate broadband when planning housing developments, say technology experts. London mayor Boris Johnson announced plans this month for all office blocks to carry a broadband connectivity rating. Estate agent RightMove already lists broadband speeds when advertising commercial property. Incorporating broadband ultimately improves a building’s sale value, says cable operator Virgin Media. Too often broadband…

Keil Hubert: Consider the Bigger Picture

20th October 2014  | Analysis Blogs Technology

It ought to be simple to declare that a file contains inappropriate content, in violation of a company's Acceptable Use Policy.  Business Technology's resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert suggests that it's short-sighted to make snap decisions on isolated pieces of evidence without investigating the accused employee's intent and associated actions. ‘Pornography,’ the gentleman once said to…

#MCS2014: Spotify looks to attract business subscribers to music streaming service

17th October 2014  | Innovation Technology

Spotify is looking to attract more business users looking to license music for shops and restaurants rather than add individual subscribers. The music streaming site has 10 million paying subscribers and another 30 million who listen to the ad-based version. “In some ways, the free version is too good,” said Adam “Sven” Williams, managing director UK &…

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Keil Hubert: Stick (Figure) It To The Man

Conventional briefing formats sometimes fail to convey critical information that business leaders need in order to make good decisions  Business Technology‘s…

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