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SXSW Wrap Up

SXSW is the most important technology conference of the year. There, I’ve said it. The problem is, very few people in IT are aware of it, and that is a shame. This is the one show of the year that not only highlights emerging technology but wraps it in context. This conference is also very international with different countries showcasing their unique companies, technologies and talents. We can get so lost in our own small world that we miss new market opportunities and technologies from around the globe.

SpaceX To Deploy 1 Million Satellite Uplinks

SpaceX has been talking about their desire to build a space-based array of satellites to bring affordable broadband to the planet. This array of low-earth orbit satellites would orbit as low as 208 miles to provide for reduced latency (pesky physics y’all). Now their subsidiary company, SpaceX Services has reached out to the FCC to get approval to deploy up to a million of earth-based uplinks. Always working at break-neck pace, SpaceX says they could have this service up and running by 2020. Check out more at