I have no idea how long this could take to happen, but if it was anytime soon (read = 5 years) I feel like there is no way our current bandwidth could handle the demand. I still can’t watch a Netflix movie on a snowy Friday night without it dipping out of HD every 10minutes and I have 100mb/s FiOS. Regardless, it’s cool to see the FCC encouraging telco’s to explore innovation at this scale.
I’ll have to talk to our devs to see how useful this is from their perspective, but either way I appreciate seeing Facebook continue to contribute back to the development community.
Team Contactive and new friends representin’ at last night’s Digital Dumbo event in Brooklyn. (at The Dumbo Loft)
Origami Logic, a startup that has created a way for marketers to analyse, visualise and glean insights from the disparate and often impenetrable big data..
“All the same, it’s the early customer wins that have helped with securing this new investment.”
Especially with enterprise-focused products, securing early wins is crucial to proving unique value to investors and being able to demonstrate ROI to new customers.
Gorgeous night outside the office. #nyc #soho (at Contactive)
The company tells us that the way things are organized within each section is based on its algorithm and curation team — in a sense its process is similar to Inside.com, which launched earlier this week. Paper is relying on computational programming and human-based expertise in order to know how good of a story is on Facebook, whether it’s receiving any shares or comments or if it’s visually appealing.
I will add this to the already too-numerous-apps I have for reading news, and I’ll be interested to see how it compares in both content and style to Flipboard (my primary iOS newsreader).
As the high end segment of the smartphone market is becoming increasingly saturated, Apple is starting to feel the pressure from its smaller competitors in the smartphone market. While Apple increased smartphone shipments by 13% in 2013, its competitors managed to realize much higher growth rates.
Good summary of 2013 phone shipments from Statista.
Welcome to the first installment of our WeeklyID segment where we will be introducing you to the members of the Contactive team! To get things started, we present our clever and good-looking CEO, Iñaki Berenguer.
Where are you from?
Brooklyn or Manhattan?
My $50,000 Twitter Username Was Stolen Thanks to PayPal and GoDaddy.
“How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username” via Naoki Hiroshima on Medium
I try to be as security-conscious as possible when it comes to my identity, information security, and passwords. Reading about this type of scenario playing out in real life scares the hell out of me. Unfortunate as it was for Naoki to go through this, there are some good lessons to learn in his story and hopefully they can help others from getting hit by similar attacks.
Fresh from closing a reported $60 million from Institutional Venture Partners with the Chernin Group, valuing the Berlin-based company at $700 million,..
I love SoundCloud almost as much as I love bacon. And I love bacon. They just pushed some cool updates to their embeddable player after a big funding round supports their bacon-like awesomeness even more.