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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: September 24-28

Check out The Network's top stories of the week and what to look forward to next week!

"The exciting thing is that you haven't seen anything yet." – Cisco CEO John Chambers on a panel at this week's Clinton Global Initiative in New York City. Read more here.




Here's a look at some other news from this week.


1). Network Trailblazer: A Conversation With Larry Irving

A glimpse into the birth of the internet. We talk to former administration member Larry Irving about steering federal policy during the Internet's crucial early days.

2). Mobile Payments At A Crossroads: What's Taking So Long?

 We take a look at the evolution of mobile payments. What are the current and future trends, what do they promise, and why has adoption of the technology been slow?

3). My Networked Life: Hanwen Zhang, Shanghai, China

Meet Hanwen Zhang. She is an account manager for a global PR firm where she depends upon collaborative technologies to connect with clients around the world.


Take a look on what we have planned for next week...

  • On Monday, a look at how telematics are revolutionizing Europe's car travel. The latest trends in infotainment systems in Europe's cars, and what's driving the technology.
  • On Tuesday, too busy to get things done? Overwhelmed by Fall activities? We'll explore mobile technology that takes the sting out of life in the fast lane.
  • Also, meet Juliana Machado Ferreira. She is a doctoral student who is working to better understand the origins of birds seized from illegal trade. Her ultimate goal is to help set up a Wildlife Forensics Laboratory in Brazil. Her story is the latest installment of our My Networked Life Series, taking you around the world for a look at how young professionals are using connected technology to achieve goals and realize dreams. #networkedlife

We are looking forward to sharing more great content with you next week. Have a great weekend!