Verizon is the king of fast cellular networks in America, or so it says. And it’s hard to argue with the company’s numbers.
Tech incubator and seed fund 500 Startups is building out its presence in the Big Apple with a new coworking space for local entrepreneurs and porfolio companies.
“The day I woke up and Reddit was working on its own was just the most incredible feeling,” Huffman says.
Cisco just announced its intent to buy wi-fi startup Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion.
Yesterday Google went down for about 30 minutes … until it was fixed by a network engineer who doesn’t even work for Google.
If Facebook is about what you did yesterday and Twitter is about what you’re doing right now, UpTo is about what you’re planning to do tomorrow — and sharing with those you actually know.
Students are using Facebook and Twitter all the time, but for most, it’s hardly something they’d like future employers — or college admission counselors — to seem. That’s a problem that will soon be in the rear-view mirror, if new startup Meritful is successful.
Ahh, the world is a wonderful place. And truth is indeed sometimes stranger than fiction.
Funding news was rather slow today, but then again, it’s the end of the week. And no one wants to release major news with Google is stealing all the spotlight at this week at its Google I/O conference. However, here are a few (and I do mean a few) deals that caught our eye.
Google+, the oft-denigrated social network that many want to compare unfavorably to Facebook, is now rolling out Google+ Events — and it’s a very interesting service that should put some heat on events leaders such as Meetup and, yes, Facebook.
Microsoft formally announced the acquisition of enterprise social networks provider Yammer for $1.2 billion yesterday.
DoubleDutch builds mobile apps to help organizations such as TED, Adobe, and Cisco Systems collaborate and share. Today it’s releasing the app it built to keep its own team engaged, motivated, and on the same page. For free.
HBO is taking a giant step back from Netflix entirely; the cable network has stopped providing DVDs for Netflix’s rental service.
Intel’s security- and antivirus-focused McAfee subsidiary has announced the departure of its president, David DeWalt.
Sony has finally brought its online gaming network, the PlayStation Network (PSN), and its associated services online in Japan — the last region where the network was still partially offline after being taken down in the wake of a hacker attack.
Traffic across Google sites broke a new record this month and now accounts for an impressive 6.4% of all Internet traffic around the world, according to a tally by network security firm Arbor Networks.