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How Will Machine Learning Affect Economics?

Quora | Posted 04.05.2016 | Technology

Machine learning methods are really powerful for fitting predictive models and for doing classification on large-scale, high-dimensional data. These are the data we increasingly use in economics. So I think there's no doubt many machine learning methods will get used more and more often.

Timothy Stenovec

Bad News Might Be Coming For Verizon And AT&T Customers | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.24.2013 | Technology

Don't be surprised if you start seeing more and more fees on your wireless bill. That's one of the takeaways from a new report of the U.S. mobile m...

What Wireless Consumers Want

Steve Pociask | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology
Steve Pociask

With large majorities in the U.S. already enjoying 4G networks, European consumers have to wait until at least 2014 or 2015 to begin to see meaningful offerings in this space.

Should Wireless Carriers Be Nationalized?

Mike Elgan | Posted 12.10.2012 | San Francisco
Mike Elgan

I think we should consider a Constitutional amendment that privatizes the Postal Service and nationalizes the wireless carriers. The Internet plays the central political, social, cultural and economic role that the US Postal Service once did.

Time for an 'All of the Above' Spectrum Strategy

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

The FCC predicts that demand for wireless connectivity could surpass existing capacity as early as next year, with massive deficits soon to follow, resulting in unreliable service and higher connectivity costs.

Wireless Firms Flooded By Requests To Aid Surveillance

The New York Times | Posted 07.08.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — In the first public accounting of its kind, cellphone carriers reported that they responded to a startling 1.3 million demands for subs...

Mobil Devices: The Explosion Heard 'Round the Globe

Paul Bloom | Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology
Paul Bloom

With more than half the world's population paying to use a mobile phone, and nearly a quarter using the internet, what's next?

New Bill Could Force Carriers To Come Clean About 4G Speeds

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology

Though consumers may be excited about the idea of 4G networks that promise high speeds for wireless access, many of them might not know exactly what i...

'Like, What's The Difference?': Users Weigh In On AT&T and T-Mobile

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK –- Cell phone users are skeptical of AT&T's claims that their planned$39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile will result in faster service and...

FBI And Cell Phones: Court To Decide If Feds Needs Warrant For Phone Tracking Records

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department is poised this week to publicly defend a little known law enforcement practice that critics say may be the "sleeper" privacy is...

Are Wireless Carriers Blocking Free Nation-Wide WiFi Network?

Wired | Betsy Schiffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The FCC gave a nod to free WiFi on Friday, but it could be a very long time before this mythical free broadband network actually materializes -- and t...