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  • Internet.org...it's only a matter of time

    31 July 2015

    Mark Zuckerberg announced the completion of construction of Facebook's first full scale aircraft, Aquila, which it plans to use to provide internet access in remote parts of the world. The solar-powered drone will be able to fly without landing for three...

  • #RIP Twitter

    06 August 2015

    Looks like that the internal turmoil, along with stagnating user growth has had the best of Twitter. The Company’s stock is getting beat, daily debates over what’s wrong with the Company, and no permanent CEO at the helm. These are just some of the more...

  • Is HTC worthless?

    10 August 2015

    HTC, a once high-flying mobile brand, is trading at a valuation below its cash on hand. In layman’s terms this situation implies that if you bought all HTC stock the Company would have to pay, you, the buyer to take it over. Meaning that the Company’s...

  • Time to learn the Alphabet

    11 August 2015

    Google has announced a massive organizational restructuring in which its public equity will be reconstituted under a parent company called “Alphabet,” which will replace Google Inc. as the public entity. CEO Larry Page will run the new company, with co-founder...

  • Mobile digital video advertising is the future

    18 August 2015

    Video is quickly becoming the dominant medium of the smartphone era. According to the recent study by BI intelligence, US digital-video advertising revenue from mobile-based video ads will top over $1.2 billion this year, equaling ca. 25% of the total...

  • "You should expect your drone delivery in 20 mins"..

    18 August 2015

    Drones are rapidly transforming from niche hobby to consumer product and commercial opportunity, and the UK is leading this revolution by adopting drone-friendly regulations. Analysts predict that the market for commercial and non-military drones will...

  • Desktop => mobile =>...connected cars

    19 August 2015

    Car dashboards have become digital platforms and are creating a massive new market for carmakers, digital-media companies, and even marketers. In the next 5 years, revenue from connected-car services is expected to reach ca. $152 billion. Currently, connected...

  • Unicorns are not as rare as you might think....

    22 August 2015

    The number of unicorns (venture-backed private tech companies valued at $1 billion or more) has almost tripled since the beginning of 2014, and now equal to 113. Some investors, and most notably Mark Cuban, argue that this trend indicates another tech...

  • Who is a copycat now?

    03 August 2015

    "Apple is in talks to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service in the US and Europe. An MVNO is a virtual carrier network that sees technology companies lease space from established carriers and sell it to customers directly." While this...

  • Apple -- wireless carrier?...No more

    04 August 2015

    Following news that Apple was testing its own MVNO (mobile virtual network operator), to become, in essence, a mobile carrier, the Company issued a statement: "We have not discussed nor do we have any plans to launch an MVNO" The statement leaves little...

  • Quote of the day

    29 July 2015

    Have a great day everyone!

  • Facebook is taking over the world!

    30 July 2015

    1.49 billion monthly users... To put that number in perspective, current FB's customer base equals to: total earth population in 1849 nearly 5x current population of the USA more than 150m higher than the population of China