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Will Virtual Worlds revolutionize the way people learn and interact?

…ing organizations is how to take advantage of commercial Virtual World products that are strong in the areas of gaming and social networking but not quite ready for prime time when it comes to training and development. Does it make sense for the enterprise to wait for global standards to emerge in virtual world platforms that meet the needs of the learning community or should we get on the train now by driving the features and requirements we nee…

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Trade a cell phone for a loaf of bread?

…rtless photo-sharing with friends and family, streaming video from Netflix to Blu-ray disc players and Xbox 360 gaming consoles (and with CES starting today, there are clearly more new toys to come – LG video wristphone, anyone?).However, this year, we are surrounded by the wreckage of a globally challenged economy. Clearly, consumers are cutting back their spending across the board, as evidenced by early sales figures from this past holida…

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Faster Internet: What I Did on My Winter Vacation

…zooming! In short, the improved wireless performance feels like an instant upgrade to all of the computers and gaming systems in the house (since a lot of what happens on all of these is via the network) and the new router — even with all these bells and whistles — cost well under US$ 200. By the way, while you’re saving your pennies for a new router, there are a few things you can do to improve wireless networking in your home…

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Cisco at CES

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69BK1gUwUeg”>Lifecasting

…etwork and the technology that lives on it. As consumers accumulate PCs, huge digital music libraries, multiple gaming consoles, printers, digital cameras, and more, the home network becomes increasingly integral to the delivering an enjoyable connected life experience. Earlier this week, I asked Ken Wirt, vice president of consumer marketing at Cisco, to tell us more about what Cisco has planned for consumers. I’ll be Lifecasting and on T…

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Want Video? Ask Cisco.

…set-top boxes* by 2012. (*Internet-enabled set-top boxes include IPTV set-tops, next-generation cable set-tops, gaming consoles, and third-party standalone set-tops.)- Global VoD traffic more than doubled from 2007 to 2008 (increased by a factor of 2.4).Check out our press release to see what else we announced today, including enhanced updates for Cisco TelePresence, enabling non-stop video performance for the ASR 9000, and some customer…

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