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David Thomas, CEO at Evident, is an accomplished cybersecurity entrepreneur. He has a history of introducing innovative technologies, establishing them in the market, and driving growth – with each early-stage company emerging as the market leader.

Almo Corp. said Thursday that it has reached a regional distribution partnership with U-Line, described as "the American market leader in premium built‐in modular ice making, refrigeration and wine preservation products."

The Next Web first got a peek at Google Wallet back in May, and the NFC-driven wallet went live in September. And in a blog post earlier today, Keren Michelson, Product Marketing at Google Wallet, announced it was teaming up with Sprint and Samsung to embark on a roadshow to help consumers get to grips with Google Wallet 'in situ'. From now until January, Google will be visiting stores in the five key cities where Google Wallet is live - New York, Chicago, Washington DC, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

If you've followed broadband discussions in Washington, DC, then you've heard that wireless is the future of communications.

The National Broadband Plan offers wireless as the competitive solution to the broadband duopoly dilemma, and in the recently released White House Wireless Innovation and Infrastructure Initiative, President Obama reiterated his State of the Union commitment to helping "extend next-generation wireless services to at least 98% of Americans.

The Federal Communications Commission is back up to its full five-member roster for the first time since December and appears ready to plunge into an intense slate of issues, several affecting the CE industry. The two new Commissioners - Democrat Mignon Clyburn and Republican Meredith Attwell Baker - are being sworn in this week after unanimous confirmation by the Senate late last week. The full-strength Commission will have more than a month to prepare for grilling by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which plans an oversight hearing of FCC activities after Congress's August recess. 

Tuesday's "DTV Triple Play" extravaganza at the Rayburn House Office Building is far more than a demonstration of the capabilities of mobile digital TV to Congressional and other government leaders.  The Tuesday event is an in-your-face assertion that broadcasters and electronics equipment makers are ready to go with mobile video - heading off the fast-growing mobile ventures of wireless Web providers, who will compete for attention in the evolving digital marketplace.

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