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Yahoo executive retreat leads to ‘reverse spin off’ plan and Levchin’s resignation from board

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

In a major flip-flop, Yahoo has backed away from plans to spin off a holding company for the company's stake in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan. Instead, the company will now undertake…

IoT trends in the mobile carrier market

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Wireless analyst Chetan Sharma rolled out his numbers on the US mobile market a couple weeks ago, with some indicators of where future growth might come for the carriers. Spoiler alert:…

For tech companies, tis the season for cleaning house & killing apps

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Now is the winter of tech companies' discontent. By that I mean December is fast becoming the time of the year for tech companies to shutter apps and services that haven't quite…

White House shines spotlight on health care tech companies

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it goes hand-in-hand with one of the most tedious deadlines of all — at least until April 15 (aka tax day) rolls around…

Twitter experiments with a non-reverse-chronological timeline

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Twitter has changed a lot in the last few months. It replaced its stars with hearts. It entered the content aggregation business. And now, it's testing a timeline that doesn't present…

Clammr could breathe new life into podcasts, make audio easier to share

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

While the medium of podcasting is currently experiencing renewed interests -- both business and from listeners, there are still some key issues that prevent a podcast from achieving the same level of…

Unsurprisingly, Dropbox to shutter Mailbox and Carousel, focus on businesses

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Dropbox has abandoned its efforts to take over your smartphone. The company announced today that it will shutter two applications, Mailbox and Carousel, in 2016 as a result of its new…

Twitter improves the way photos are shown on its site

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Twitter has changed the way images appear on its website. It used to display cropped photographs in square grids; now it will show the entire un-cropped photo and collect multiple pictures into larger,…

A gap in task management: discontinuous work

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

I've written a great deal on what we call the 3D workforce -- decentralized, distributed, and discontinuous. As I characterized it for a webinar last year: Teams are mobile and geographically distributed,…

Why BI’s shift to stream intelligence is a top priority for CAOs

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Nova is co-founder and CEO at Bottlenose. A quick search on LinkedIn reveals thousands of professionals in the United States now hold the recently established title of Chief Analytics Officer (CAO). Analytics officers…

Vivino makes it easier to shop for wine with Quick Compare

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

There's nothing quite like being the asshole in the wine shop who keeps grabbing a bottle, holding it in front of his phone for a few seconds, and then repeating the…

Why VR content investment in ‘a galaxy far, far away’ is just the beginning

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB studio recently released virtual reality content for the official Star Wars mobile apps, marking the first time the beloved sci-fi property has dabbled in VR content. It definitely won't be the…

Will anyone care that Yahoo brought Messenger back from the dead?

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

You have to feel bad for the people braving it out in Yahoo's offices. First, people say the most valuable thing about Yahoo is its stake in Alibaba. Then, many reports…

Embedded Experiences Are Coming to the Browser

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

One of the most interesting and valuable developments in enterprise social software (ESS) over the last few years has been the introduction of embedded experiences. Simply put, these are event-driven notifications,…

Atlassian, Slack, and the promise of ChatOps

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

The consumerization of enterprise IT is entering an exciting new phase. The process of bringing consumer-inspired technologies into the workplace has been accelerated by the spread of smartphones and tablets imported…

Uber ‘ride request button’ asks devs to choose between it and competitors

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

With an ever growing pile of operating cash, Uber is rolling full steam ahead as what could end up as the very first ride-sharing monopoly. More specifically, Uber recently updated its API to…

Facebook expands live-streaming tool, tests new sharing mechanism

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Facebook has made a feature that was previously exclusive to celebrities and public figures available to the general public -- or at least to a few iPhone users who live in the United…

Google goggles go monocular

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Recent leaks suggest that Google is heading its former Google Glass efforts in a practical and less glassholey direction. As I have been saying for some time, the sensible industrial configuration…

TV ads increase app installs by 74%, report says

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

A new report has found that television commercials are great at convincing people to download mobile apps -- provided they show at the right time, send the right message, and don't repeat…

With Blue Shade, Amazon copies Oyster’s best feature

10 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

Amazon is taking one of the best features from Oyster, the book-reading service that shut down in September, and making it available on its Kindle Fire devices. Much of Oyster's team…

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