James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Hacker spaces breathe new life into China innovation

It started as a hobby, something they did in between classes and assignments at university. But by the time Sun Zebo and Hu Jiaqi graduated in 2012, it had become an obsession. While their classmates got busy looking for jobs that would set them on conventional career paths, the two friends focused on a slightly different pursuit – building the perfect little robot.

"We wanted to design something useful and affordable and cool," says Hu. "We didn't want to do anything else."