Since last year, Apple’s been hard at work building out their own CDN and now those efforts are paying off. Recently, Apple’s CDN has gone live in the U.S. and Europe and the company is now delivering some of their own content, directly to consumers. In addition, Apple has interconnect deals in place with multiple […]
It’s been eight months since I last updated my list of vendors in the CDN ecosystem and since then, some changes have taken place. Below is my most up to date list, with many new companies like Aryaka, Comcast, Hibernia Networks, MileWEB, MaxCDN and others having been added. (You can easily find this list at […]
Contently, a New York-based startup that specializes in content marketing, has launched a non-profit foundation that will use some of the revenue from its marketing business to fund investigative journalism Iceberg rescues Titanic: Content marketer launches fund for investigative journalism originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
The GAO has taken a look at broadband caps on behalf of Congress and has uncovered a few troubling things. The GAO finds a few problems with broadband data caps originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
A new generation of hip-hop artists has been on the forefront of online music innovation, and an upcoming documentary is trying to shed a light on the intersection of hip-hop and technology. The Gigaom interview: documentary filmmaker Marguerite de Bourgoing on hip-hop and the internet originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
Medium has launched a mini-magazine about design that is sponsored by BMW, and will include articles about the auto-maker that are written by Medium staff with the help of the company's ad agency Medium becomes even more of a publisher as it experiments with sponsored content originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
Apple TV got a few more apps Tuesday, including a CNBC app that offers access to a live stream of the business news network as well as full episodes and clips. Viewers who want to watch CNBC live, or catch up on full shows, do need to sign […] Apple TV gets CNBC, Fox Now apps originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
The new "Operation Creative" tactic is designed to tackle the funding of copyright-infringement websites without making users vulnerable to malware, as an earlier pilot accidentally did. However, it's a bit worrying to see police censoring...Show More Summary
About two weeks ago, on Thursday July 17th, Limelight Networks suffered a major outage of their network that for some, measured 76 minutes of downtime. I got multiple calls from customers about the outage and Cedexis, a company that provides performance measurements from the standpoint of end users around the world, discussed the details of […]
Netflix will launch in Germany and five other European countries this September, and local broadcasters are scrambling to compete. German broadcaster next to build Netflix competitor originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
We no longer have to rely solely on reports from a handful of mainstream media outlets when news breaks in places like Ukraine or Gaza, and while that has made the news environment more chaotic it has also led to some significant benefits...Show More Summary
Apple has acquired BookLamp, the Boise, Idaho-based startup that aimed to provide better book recommendations based on thousands of elements of a book's text. Apple acquires BookLamp, which was once a great book recommendation site originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
As the market for web acceleration services continues to grow, driven primarily by mobile usage, ChinaNetCenter has thrown their hat into the ring with a new mobile application acceleration solution. The company, which has more than 500 POPs in China and more than two dozen POPs outside of China, is using an adaptive policy based […]
Ambient lighting for your television viewing may be a good reason to pick up a few Hue light bulbs. If you want to try out the experience here are two apps to download. Sharknado 2 will be terrible. But it will look cool in your house under lighting from Philips originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
Otter Media, the adorably named joint venture between AT&T and the Chernin Group, is about to buy a majority stake in Fullscreen, according to a Recode report. The deal would value Fullscreen between $200 and $300 million, according to Recode. Show More Summary
Spotify has teamed up with MTV to bring music to MTV's apps and sites. The partnership could help to drive new sign-ups for the service. MTV teams up with Spotify to deliver music to apps and sites originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
Documents filed by Aereo with the U.S. Copyright Office have finally disclosed how many subscribers they had for their streaming service and the numbers show, it simply wasn’t a service that many consumers wanted. At the end of 2013, Aereo had only 77,596 total customers. About 27,000 of those were in the NYC area, 12,000 […]
Beamly has been building social TV apps for mobile devices for years. Now, the company is working on its first TV app.
Everyone complains about how social media is full of hoaxes and inaccuracies in the aftermath of a breaking-news event like the shooting down of Malaysian Flight MH17, but we all have the ability to help fact-check the news. Here are some resources to help do so
Hyperlocal news has attracted -- and ultimately disappointed -- hundreds of entrepreneurs over the years, including the CEO of AOL, but that hasn't stopped former Project Thunderdome head Jim Brady or the founders of Brooklyn's Corner Media from betting on their success