NB: Broadband, Open Source To Dominate Tomorrow’s Net

“Cheaper broadband, more mobile devices, and shift toward
open source operating systems are just a few developments that will
evolve out of the Internet of tomorrow, a trio of technology gurus
predicted Wednesday at a White House summit on the ‘New

“Hal Varian, a professor at the University of California,
Berkeley, prognosticated that broadband access would become cheaper
and more competitive at the household level…”

“In the realm of “personal” technologies, Varian predicted huge
advances in micro-technology would lead to more efficient and
productive mobile devices such as pagers and text-enabled cell

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