Steven Cherry

Sep. 25, 2009

Net Neutrality Announcement

On Monday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski gave a talk in which he voiced support for the idea of 'Net Neutrality,' the idea that network providers must give data from all sources unfettered access to travel across their network infrastructure.

network, net neutrality, bandwidth

Nov. 16, 2007

Future of Phones

There are plenty of options for placing a call from point A to point B, with more arriving on the market every day. In this segment, Ira and guests try to sort out the future of phones. Will Google's entry into cell phone software simplify the market?

technology, phones, cellular phones, google

Aug. 03, 2007

New FCC Rules Give Consumers More Choice

Will new rules for 'open access' change the wireless landscape?

wireless, technology

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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