WTC-Dulles Airport: A Welcomed Addition

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On January 17, there was an announcement that the World Trade Center Dulles Airport has been approved by the World Trade Center Association. The WTCA provides a network of 277 World Trade Centers throughout the world to help US small businesses compete. The WTC-Dulles Airport is a much needed example of future-proofing the Northern Virginia …

Embracing the Face and Soul of Small Business

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The NDN Globalization Initiative and the United States House Democrat’s Innovation Agenda should lead to a new small business agenda. The US needs an economic discussion on globalization and the US competitiveness, which includes a debate on the necessary changes for the business community in this country. Most large companies have divided loyalties because they …

The NDN Globalization Initiative

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The NDN formally launched its Globalization Initiative with a webcast. The NDN Globalization Initiative will be a three year conversation that will look at how globalization has changed the way that economies work. Former Clinton era Under Secretary of Commerce Robert Shapiro will lead the discussion. This initiative bears watching because it may help democratize …

IPTV Billing Initiative at IPDRO

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The Internet Protocol Detail Record Organization (IPDRO) is starting an IPTV accounting and settlements standards development project. IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) can be defined as a set of generic video-based services that are transported over private internet networks or walled gardens. The IPDRO IPTV Standards Initiative appears to be a billing standard much like those …

Formation of the Mobile DTV Alliance

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If 2005 was the Year of Web 2.0, then 2006 is shaping up to be the Year of Web-Based Video. During the International Consumer Electronics Show, there were many mobile video announcements.  However, even with the announcements, there was still a sense that mobile video lacked maturity. This week, mobile video took a huge step …

Announce: New Media SIG Yahoo Group

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To Readers of the ebTDesign Forum, This is a special invitation to join the New Media SIG. This yahoo group is dedicated to recognizing new media as an emerging industry, promoting the potential economic impact and fostering communication between the many different disciplines that make up this vibrant new community. The term SIG stands for …