2017-05-06

Tech Review | Trump Effect: Infosys to Hire 10,000 in U.S. | TR2017-05-06

Tech Review (TR 2017-05-06)--Domain Mondo's weekly review of tech news:

Features • 1) Trump Effect: Infosys to Hire 10,000 in U.S., 2) Q1 2017 Earnings Season, 3) Broadband Internet & Satellites, 4) Chrome OS killing Microsoft & Apple in Education, 5) Net Neutrality, 6) Can Amazon and Twitter Kill Off TV, 7) ICYMI.

1) Infosys to Hire 10,000 Workers Amid Visa Crackdown

Video above published May 2, 2017: Techonomy CEO David Kirkpatrick and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson discuss Infosys Ltd.'s plans to hire 10,000 Americans in the next two years. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."

2) Q1 2017 Earnings Season on Domain Mondo this past week Apple $AAPL, GoDaddy $GDDY, and Facebook $FB. This coming week on May 9th both Tucows $TCX and Rightside $NAME report Q1 2017 results.

3) Broadband Internet & Satellites--Investing in America’s Broadband Infrastructure: Exploring Ways to Reduce Barriers to Deployment - Hearings - U.S. Senate Committee On Commerce, Science, & Transportation | commerce.senate.govMay 3, 2017: During the Senate Commerce hearing on Wednesday, Patricia Cooper, SpaceX V.P. of satellite government affairs, testified about the company's plans to deploy a constellation of 4,425 satellites to deliver broadband internet around the world. Note that there currently are only an estimated 1,459 satellites in orbit around Earth. Transcript of Ms. Cooper's prepared testimony (pdf).

4) Chrome OS killing Microsoft & Apple in Education: In 2016, mobile devices running Alphabet Inc's Google’s Chrome operating system accounted for 58 percent of the U.S. market for primary and secondary schools, according to Futuresource Consulting.--Reuters.com

5)  Net Neutrality Rules May Slow Innovation, but Uncertainty Will Be Worse | TechnologyReview.com"FCC chairman Ajit Pai argues that rules governing Internet providers discourage investment, but killing them could create more problems for content providers."

6)  Can Amazon and Twitter Kill Off TV by Streaming Live Events? | TechnologyReview.com"New live Twitter programming and streaming NFL games on Amazon Prime will test whether the Internet can hold the same allure for live action as the humble TV." See also"Celebrate the company that is driving the zeitgeist, where all stories get started, where those addicted to news live. Newspapers come second. TV is a comparative joke. And everybody worth their salt in either medium is right there on Twitter"--Lefsetz.com.

7) ICYMI Tech News Quick Takes:

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