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FCC approves Open Internet rules in 3-2 vote


  • Multichannel News
  • BBC

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 today to approve Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to reclassify broadband Internet service as a utility, placing it under the purview of Title II of the … Read More

LG drops curtain on 4G LTE smartwatch with "proprietary" OS


  • CNET
  • TechCrunch

LG is touting its all-metal smartwatch, dubbed LG Watch Urbane LTE, as the first 4G Long-Term Evolution-connected smartwatch to hit the market. The device will feature LG's own "proprietary" operating… Read More

IBM forges IoT partnership with chipmaker ARM


  • Tech Times

IBM and ARM are teaming up to give developers the tools to create and market smart devices with a starter kit that uses mbed-enabled hardware from Freescale and Big Blue's cloud environment. "In order… Read More

Traditional resumes face pressure from online platforms



The one-page printed resume may be down, but it's not out, recruiting experts say. While recruiters and job seekers are more commonly using online platforms such as LinkedIn, Emily Gordon of Seven Ste… Read More

Nickelodeon joins the branded content trend


  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

Nickelodeon has created a content-specific marketing arm, called Inside Out Solutions, as it follows Disney's lead in bringing content marketing and native advertising to children's networks. "We have… Read More