internet

As YouTube marks tenth year, Facebook emerges as video threat
(Reuters) – It’s 10 years to the day since the first clip (“Me at the Zoo”) was uploaded on YouTube, and the service – now owned by Google Inc – has dominated online video-sharing ever since. But for how long? Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that its users were watching 4 billion videos a day, […]
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Discovery provides on-line journey channel to succeed in Net era
Cable community operator Discovery Communications Inc mentioned it’s boosting funding in authentic Internet video with a brand new channel centered on adventurers, in an effort to achieve youthful audiences who’ve grown up watching media on-line. The proprietor of The Discovery Channel and Animal Planet launched the advert-supported free on-line community known as Seeker on Tuesday […]
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg seeks peace with telcos on Web-for-all push
Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg was on hostile turf on Monday as spoke to executives at the world’s biggest annual gathering of the mobile industry, renewing attempts to win their backing to help reach billions of users with no Internet access. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Zuckerberg sought to make peace with […]
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Apple, Google staff head to courtroom on $415 million poaching settlement
Staff accusing Apple , Google and two different Silicon Valley firms of conspiring to carry down salaries will strive on Monday to win approval of a $415 million settlement from a U.S. decide who rejected an earlier deal as too low. The plaintiffs alleged that Apple Inc, Google Inc, Intel Corp  and Adobe Methods Inc  […]
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Google submits plans to increase Silicon Valley headquarters
Google Inc submitted plans on Friday for a vastly expanded headquarters on the Silicon Valley metropolis the place the tech big is predicated, presenting a bucolic imaginative and prescient of movable constructions to be constructed underneath curving and translucent canopies. The submission of the plan to the Metropolis Council in Mountain View, California, which the […]
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LinkedIn’s Sly Labor Perception: Tech Loves People Who Cannot Code
In case you’re ineffective at writing laptop code, does the tech sector nonetheless wish to rent you? Sure — massive-time — says LinkedIn analytics supervisor Andrew Kritzer, who has simply accomplished a complete evaluation of job-hoppers’ strikes in 2014. In a blog post, Kritzer singles out a large-vary of non-technical abilities that all of a sudden have […]
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Police in China disclose contract for mobile phone snooping
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s push for government transparency appears to have gone awry in one eastern city after police disclosed on their website a 149,000-yuan ($23,983-) contract to develop software for hacking mobile phones. Public security officials in the city of Wenzhou quickly removed the notice on Wednesday after its discovery by Internet users had […]
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RBC Capital’s Top Internet Surprise Predictions For 2015
2014 was an eventful year for internet stocks with many highs and many lows. How will internet stocks fare in 2015? With the New Year right around the corner, RBC Capital analyst Mark Mahaney compiled a list of internet stock “surprises” that could occur in 2015. Mahaney describes a ‘surprise’ as “an event which the average Internet […]
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Gmail blocked in China, Great Firewall suspected
BEIJING (Reuters) – Google Inc’s Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world’s biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the Great Firewall was to blame. Large numbers of Gmail web addresses were cut off in China on Friday, said GreatFire.org, a China-based freedom of speech advocacy group. Users said […]
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Online shopping spotlights trade wishes for small businesses
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Booming online shopping is turning more small businesses into exporters and pushing issues like duty-free limits and customs duties higher up the wish lists for upcoming free-trade deals. Retailer Colleen Rast, who sells new brand-name apparel and vintage collectibles through eBay and Amazon, was hit with a $150 customs bill when a […]
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Amazon draws 10 million new Prime members over holidays
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it drew more than 10 million new members to its Prime shipping and digital content service over the holidays and intends to offer one-hour shipping to more cities in 2015. Amazon considers its $99-a-year Prime membership, which confers free two-day shipping and streaming of select movies and songs, […]
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