I'm currently working on a new web monitoring service with a programming team from Lithuania. As you can imagine, communication is key, and we are using various forms depending on factors such as urgency or readability. We do use Skype for chat mostly, email communication, and also shared documents on Google Docs. Show More Summary
On Friday Samsung introduced Milk Music aka Milk, a radio service for Galaxy users featuring over 200 web radio stations as well as customization options. The new service is powered by Slacker and is currently offered for free without ads. Show More Summary
David Zaslav isn’t ready to commit just yet to the plan that Dish Network and Disney sketched last week to create a personal pay TV streaming service with most — but not all — of the leading channels. “The question is: what’s the legacy impact?” the Discovery CEO said today at the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference. Show More Summary
When Mozilla launched Persona under the name BrowserID back in 2012, it had big plans for the authentication service. The primary goal was to make the authentication process on the web safer, more private, and better to use. BrowserID...Show More Summary
DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its portfolio of carbon reporting services by adopting protocols and adding a web portal. The Product Lifecycle Accounting and Reporting Standard for Carbon Reports, has been added, along with a web platform DHL Carbon Dashboard 2.0, and its Quick Scan, which measures enterprises carbon efficiency and compares it with industry […]
Please click here to see the edition of BuilderBytes for 3 /6/14 on the Web. In this issue of the MetroIntelligence Economic Update, I covered the following indicators: Private sector jobs grew by just 139,000 in February Service sector...Show More Summary
The popular web service that offers a hassle-free way to transfer files has now gone mobile with the launch of its dedicated iOS app. With WeTransfer, all you have to do is select any photos or videos that you want to share from your camera roll, enter the email address of the recipient with an optional message, and tap on the "transfer" button.
The image-licensing service takes a big leap into the murky free-for-all of image copyright. Copyright on the Internet is a mess. Thanks to the social web, photographs and images fly across Tumblr and Imgur with startling velocity, putting quite a bit of distance between the original content creator and where you might actually see the image. Read Full Story
Cryptocat, an encrypted instant-messaging service for Web browsers and Mac OS X, can now be installed on iOS devices.
SAP is bolstering its cloud, but it still has a way to go if it intends to displace big cloud players like Amazon Web Services.
Free apps and services have a high price for some users. Take Julia Angwin, a senior reporter at ProPublica who writes in The New York Times that she spent $2,200 last year to make sure that she could still use the web while avoiding...Show More Summary
Airpnp is a service from “entrepeeneurs” Max Gaudin and Travis Laurendine that allows businesses and residences to rent out their toilets through a mobile web app. The service is aimed to provide a legal alternative to urinating in the streets during large public events and the like. Given that both Laurendine and Gaudin were born [...]
Datacoup is a marketplace that lets anyone sell their personal information direct to advertisers.
WeTransfer, the service for sending large files across the Web, has just launched its first iOS app designed to speed up the process of sharing hi-res photo or video files... Keep reading ?
Gradual change will force users to sign up for a proper Yahoo ID to use services like Flickr or fantasy sports At a time when many are calling for a simple, secure and single sign-in across the web, Yahoo is taking a step back. Starting...Show More Summary
Beats Music announced its acquisition of Topspin today, a marketing firm that helps artists promote and sell their music, merchandise and concert tickets on the Web and through streaming services... Keep reading ?
This article discusses a case study of an Android client app using a cloud-based web service.
The assisted living placement service, A Place for Mom, prominently promoted assisted suicide for mom (and dad) in its blog a few days ago. I took suitable umbrage here and here. The National Right to Life Committee also criticized the business that wants us to entrust our loved elders to them for finding senior services, but thought […]
Meetup has been suffering from a prolonged DDoS (denial of service) attack which has caused the service to experience intermittent outages across both web and mobile for several days. The site is currently down as of this morning, redirecting users to a message detailing the situation on the company’s official blog. Show More Summary
Webapp automation service If This Then That lets you pull information from one service (a channel, in IFTTT parlance) and plug it into another service. The Feed channel (for RSS and ATOM web feeds) has been around long enough to gain thousands of recipes, so it's no surprise you can do some pretty cool stuff. We rounded up some of the best. Read more...