Category Archives: Internet

Google begins its satellite push, buying Skybox for $500M

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Reports about Google investing big in satellite technology(s goog) and specifically buying satellite photography outfit Skybox are true. The companies revealed on Tuesday that Google has entered into agreement to buy Skybox Imaging for $500 million in…

Google begins its satellite push, buying Skybox for $500M

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Reports about Google investing big in satellite technology(s goog) and specifically buying satellite photography outfit Skybox are true. The companies revealed on Tuesday that Google has entered into agreement to buy Skybox Imaging for $500 million in…

Google ups the ante on email encryption

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Google (S GOOG) unveiled a new security tool for email encryption Tuesday called End-to-End, as well as a new section to the company’s Transparency Report that details which email providers are taking the necessary precautions to…

Google ups the ante on email encryption

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Google (S GOOG) unveiled a new security tool for email encryption Tuesday called End-to-End, as well as a new section to the company’s Transparency Report that details which email providers are taking the necessary precautions to…

MOOCs, student engagement, and the value of contact

Originally posted on chemprofdave:
I’m a teacher. I teach. But I don’t really teach. I’m a learning helper. Every year, at the beginning of the semester (which is tomorrow), I compare learning chemistry to learning tennis. Now, I know the…

MOOCs, student engagement, and the value of contact

Originally posted on chemprofdave:
I’m a teacher. I teach. But I don’t really teach. I’m a learning helper. Every year, at the beginning of the semester (which is tomorrow), I compare learning chemistry to learning tennis. Now, I know the…

WWDC statshot: 800 million iOS devices sold, 75 billion apps downloaded

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Here are some key numbers mentioned on stage in San Francisco Monday: OS X: Apple has shipped 40 million copies of OS X Mavericks since releasing it in October 2013. 51 percent of the OS X…

WWDC statshot: 800 million iOS devices sold, 75 billion apps downloaded

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Here are some key numbers mentioned on stage in San Francisco Monday: OS X: Apple has shipped 40 million copies of OS X Mavericks since releasing it in October 2013. 51 percent of the OS X…

Marvell outfits its chips for the internet of things

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Marvell believes the internet of things will need Zigbee, Apple and voice recognition. The new Marvell silicon includes a microcontroller as well as a wireless chip combined as a system on a chip (SoC). The buyer…

Marvell outfits its chips for the internet of things

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Marvell believes the internet of things will need Zigbee, Apple and voice recognition. The new Marvell silicon includes a microcontroller as well as a wireless chip combined as a system on a chip (SoC). The buyer…

Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker explains the tech world in just 164 slides

Originally posted on Gigaom:
If you have the attention span of a caffeinated three-year-old, the trademark “State of the Internet” presentation given by Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker is probably right up your alley. Meeker packed a ton of info into…

Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker explains the tech world in just 164 slides

Originally posted on Gigaom:
If you have the attention span of a caffeinated three-year-old, the trademark “State of the Internet” presentation given by Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker is probably right up your alley. Meeker packed a ton of info into…

What to expect from mobile networks in 2014: The 4G car, LTE Broadcast and small cells

Originally posted on Gigaom:
2013 was largely a year of entrenchment in the U.S. mobile industry. Carriers expanded their 4G footprints geographically and added new capacity to meet the demands of an increasing number of LTE devices. But in 2014,…

What to expect from mobile networks in 2014: The 4G car, LTE Broadcast and small cells

Originally posted on Gigaom:
2013 was largely a year of entrenchment in the U.S. mobile industry. Carriers expanded their 4G footprints geographically and added new capacity to meet the demands of an increasing number of LTE devices. But in 2014,…