Archive for category: mobile

Watch out! All that Meerkating and Periscoping could slam your mobile data limits
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
Watch out! All that Meerkating and Periscoping could slam your mobile data limits

VentureBeat reports "Josh Miller, who works on Facebook’s product team, thinks red-hot mobile live-streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat are “cool art projects,” but that we’re a couple years too early for the technology.". Read More

NBC News Is First TV News Service to Connect with Kik Mobile-Chat Service
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
NBC News Is First TV News Service to Connect with Kik Mobile-Chat Service

Variety reports "NBC News — eager to reach younger audiences — is touting its pact with Kik, a mobile-messaging startup claiming to have more than 200 million registered users." . Read More

Anne Sweeney Becomes A Director At Netflix
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
Anne Sweeney Becomes A Director At Netflix

Deadline reports "Anne Sweeney said she wanted to be a director when she left her gig as co-Chair ofDisney Media Networks. And today she is, but not in the way you might think: She just became a director at Netflix, which is beefing up its output of original series and movies." . Read More

4 things we learned about the music-streaming industry
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
4 things we learned about the music-streaming industry

Digiday reports "The audio landscape is maturing, with listenership growing alongside advertisers’ hopes for the medium. Late last week, executives from Pandora, Spotify and Triton Digital gathered for a panel at MediaOcean’s Manhattan office to discuss progress, frustrations and opportunities in the music-streaming industry." . Read More

How Microsoft should woo Android and iOS developers to build Windows 10 apps
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
How Microsoft should woo Android and iOS developers to build Windows 10 apps

VentureBeat reports "It’s common knowledge that Microsoft has an app problem, both with Windows and Windows Phone. The state of both has been improving steadily for a while now, but developers still largely don’t care anywhere nearly as much as they do about Android or iOS.". Read More

Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters

Digiday reports "Sorry, Meerkat. Periscope hit the iTunes store on Thursday morning and puts up some weighted competition in the world of video live-streaming: Twitter purchased the app for $100 million before it hit the public, and its release immediately generated major buzz." . Read More

BlackBerry turns a profit, but it’s still not selling more smartphones
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
BlackBerry turns a profit, but it’s still not selling more smartphones

Mashable reports "BlackBerry is back in the black, but despite numerous attempts at reinvention, the company is still flailing." . Read More

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