new networks

new networks

Ecademy Chairman Says Limited Networks are "Flawed"

blog.louisgray.com
This week, Ecademy chairman Thomas Power and I presented to a roomful of executives in various influential positions in Silicon Valley companies on leveraging social media and taking advantage of new networks or technologies to find information faster and make the right decisions at the right time. (See the presentation...
Ecademy Chairman Says Limited Networks are "Flawed"

Where’s the promised savings from 4G LTE?

gigaom.com
This year will be a breakout for LTE as sales of the 4G phones are expected to increase ten times over sales in 2011. The estimate, from research firm Strategy Analytics, notes that 2011 only saw 6.8 million sales of LTE smartphones, with tablets and hotspots adding another 5.5 million...
Where’s the promised savings from 4G LTE?

Facebook Talks App Traction: 350 Apps Have 1M+ Monthly Actives On Site; Facebook Now Integrated In 200K Mobile Applications

techcrunch.com
Facebook today announced new numbers related to Facebook app usage on its site, as well as its integration into mobile platforms like iPhone and Android. The company said that there are now over 350 apps on Facebook.com that see more than 1 million monthly active users each. The company also...
Facebook Talks App Traction: 350 Apps Have 1M+ Monthly Actives On Site; Facebook Now Integrated In 200K Mobile Applications

Online Video Content Pioneer Revision3 In Acquisition Talks With The Discovery Channel

techcrunch.com
Seven years in, Revision3 and its stable of web stars have more than survived the tough early days of building a video content business on the web. The San Francisco company is now bringing in a respectable 100 million video views per month, following a big 2011 — and it may be about...
Online Video Content Pioneer Revision3 In Acquisition Talks With The Discovery Channel
Audience Development Specialist Alphabird Acquires Video Distribution Startup Castfire

YouTube Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund

techcrunch.com
Editor’s Note: John Greathouse is a general partner at Rincon Venture Partners and has held a number of senior executive positions with successful startups during the past fifteen years, including Computer Motion, Citrix Online and CallWave.  My son recently tried to call one of our older relatives. He dialed the...
YouTube Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund

Location-Based Social Networks: Delightful, Dangerous or Somewhere in Between?

www.readwriteweb.com
Are location-based social networks privacy disasters waiting to happen? Or are the supposed "dangers" simply being overhyped by those without a thorough understanding of what these new networks can and cannot do? Today, these questions are the subject of a serious debate among early adopters - the group of people...
Location-Based Social Networks: Delightful, Dangerous or Somewhere in Between?
Mobile LTE subscribers expected to double by 2014

Apple exerts more control over operators, tests LTE networks before enabling 4G on its devices

thenextweb.com
Apple’s power over operators is often overstated, but for the first time, a carrier has confirmed that the company conducts its own tests on an operators LTE network before deciding whether to enable 4G services on iPhones and iPads in that country. Swiss operator Swisscom admitted that was the case...
Apple exerts more control over operators, tests LTE networks before enabling 4G on its devices

FBI forming “Communications Assistance Center” to help spy on Americans

venturebeat.com
Only weeks after requesting backdoor access to popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, the FBI is in the news again. Now the organization appears to be staffing the elite unit that will create the technologies to tap into Americans’ communications on social networks. CNet broke the story today,...
FBI forming “Communications Assistance Center” to help spy on Americans
Why the Smartest People in the Valley Were All Dead Wrong about Widgets

No Matter How You Define 4G, Most U.S. Smartphones Still Aren't Running on It

allthingsd.com
Flickr/Gawen947 There may be all kinds of new high-speed wireless networks out there, but the fact is most new phones being sold don’t support them. According to NPD, 35 percent of the smartphones sold last year run on a 4G network, even under the loosest definition of 4G. While that’s...
No Matter How You Define 4G, Most U.S. Smartphones Still Aren't Running on It

Larry Page Is Forcing Google To Be Much Less Stupid About Acquisitions (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
For a few years now, Google has acquired dozens of companies every year. That's not going to change any time soon. But last year, when cofounder Larry Page took over as CEO again, the type of acquisitions Google makes changed.  Now, according to an article by Slate's Farhad Manjoo,...
Larry Page Is Forcing Google To Be Much Less Stupid About Acquisitions (GOOG)

Beyond dogs on skateboards: How Vsauce is building a YouTube business and brand

thenextweb.com
YouTube was once the place for random home-shot video skits. But the YouTube of yore has evolved to become a more sophisticated broadcasting behemoth, with live-streaming, big-brand partnerships and movie premieres very much part of its offering. For sure, you can still watch animals do crazy things, but that’s secondary...
Beyond dogs on skateboards: How Vsauce is building a YouTube business and brand

Mobile Calling Fees Under Pressure With Rollout of New Networks

www.pheedcontent.com
The introduction of faster Long-Term Evolution networks could lower costs for operators and potentially unleash a new price war in the industry in Europe....
Mobile Calling Fees Under Pressure With Rollout of New Networks
IPv6 denial-of-service attacks appear, and we’re not ready

Is there a better way to upgrade the internet? BitTorrent's CEO says there is

gigaom.com
If we persist in thinking of the internet as an information superhighway, then we’ll continue to handle congestion by adding more lanes, via expensive upgrades in the core network, at the edge and at the last mile. The end result of our love affair with connectivity is a losing proposition...
Is there a better way to upgrade the internet? BitTorrent's CEO says there is

White House Launches ‘US Ignite’ For Next-Gen Broadband & Apps, Partners With Mozilla For $500k Competition

techcrunch.com
President Obama will sign an executive order tomorrow that will make the construction of broadband networks along federal roadways and properties easier and, according to the White House, 90% cheaper. This is only one part in the White House’s new push to improve broadband in the United States. In addition,...
White House Launches ‘US Ignite’ For Next-Gen Broadband & Apps, Partners With Mozilla For $500k Competition
How Apple could screw the U.S. wireless industry

Broadband Fans, We Have an Innovation Problem

gigaom.com
Google last week said it plans to build an experimental fiber-to-the-home network that would deliver speeds of up to 1 Gbps. And this week FCC chairman Julius Genachowski outlined a goal of delivering 100 Mbps broadband to 100 million homes as part a “2020 vision” associated with the National Broadband...
Broadband Fans, We Have an Innovation Problem

Wii U controller to pack NFC, says Iwata, create new gameplay options

www.engadget.com
Aching for more details on Nintendo's elusive Wii U console? Let Satoru Iwata scratch your itch -- quarterly reports aren't just for reporting losses and announcing new networks, after all. Boss hog Iwata told investors that Nintendo is spicing up their next console's tablet-esque controller with a little NFC...
Wii U controller to pack NFC, says Iwata, create new gameplay options

App.net Tweaks Twitter, Dangles Big Money At Developers

www.fastcompany.com
In an effort to prove an alternative social network can succeed by putting a premium on developers and not being a slave to ad revenue, App.net has launched a developer incentive program that pays out at least $20,000 a month. The opt-in incentive program uses direct user feedback to consider...
App.net Tweaks Twitter, Dangles Big Money At Developers

Why You Can’t Escape Social Media Marketing Any More

www.readwriteweb.com
As the business of social media continues to grow, social media tools - and the marketers who use them - are expanding their reach into nearly every social media network they can find. Thursday, HootSuite, one of the better-known social media management tools, added four additional social media networks to its...
Why You Can’t Escape Social Media Marketing Any More

YouTube Relaunches NextUp Program To Find Collaborative Creators

techcrunch.com
Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. That is especially true in the online video world, where collaboration between two individually popular creators often leads to greater awareness of both. Entire networks of YouTube creators have sprung up to spur collaboration and leverage the network effects...
YouTube Relaunches NextUp Program To Find Collaborative Creators
YouTube Opens A Production Space In Tokyo To Help Creators Make Better Videos

Arieso gets big bandwidth out of the smallest cell

gigaom.com
U.K. network monitoring company Arieso made a big splash in the U.S. in January, when it published figures showing that the iPhone 4S consumed double the amount of data of its Apple smartphone predecessors, a trend Arieso attributed to the device’s new voice interface Siri. Several months and — Arieso...
Arieso gets big bandwidth out of the smallest cell

Discovery Vet Kelly Day Is Blip's New Boss

allthingsd.com
Web video distributor Blip has a new CEO: Discovery’s Kelly Day, who had been at the cable network for seven years, most recently as the head of its U.S. Web sites and e-commerce. Day takes the spot vacated by Blip founder Mike Hudack, who left the company last fall. She’s...
Discovery Vet Kelly Day Is Blip's New Boss

Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update

allthingsd.com
Ning, the social network network, announced its largest new release since being acquired by Glam Media last year, the next version of Ning targeted primarily at businesses and professional customers. The new product, Ning VIP, is a subscription-based service starting at $1,000 monthly, offering a suite of tools for larger-scale...
Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update
TCTV: In the Studio, Stipple’s Rey Flemings Wants to Turn Pictures into Dollars

Asia’s StarHub latest to harvest 2G spectrum for LTE

gigaom.com
Singapore’s StarHub has taken its 4G fate into its own hands, revealing today it will shut down part of its 2G network to make room for LTE, rather than wait around for new 4G spectrum to materialize. It will launch an LTE network by the end of 2012 over its...
Asia’s StarHub latest to harvest 2G spectrum for LTE
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?