$4.5 Billion Annual Subsidies for Broadband Approved

George Ou | October 28th

The FCC has unanimously approved the conversion of the $4.5 billion Universal Service Fund (USF) High Cost fund into the Connect America Fund (CAF) for bringing broadband to rural america.  Even compared to the
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New Media Minute: Retailers Turn to iPads in Stores; Four New Shopper Startups to Watch

Daisy Whitney | October 28th

One of the most anticipated books of the year in the Walter Isaacson Steve Jobs biography hits bookstores this week, and that's why the New Media Minute is taking a look at some of the most innovative uses...»

Ripples: The Perfect Example of How Google+ is Built for Marketers and Data Geeks

Steven Hodson | October 28th

Google just turned a really cool new feature in Google+. It is called "Ripples" and it's a pretty interesting way of visualizing how posts or other stuff shared to the network gets shared and travels through the...»

Data Integration, Data Quality Crucial to Customer Service in the Big Data Era

Jeffrey Kelly | October 28th

Small, local banks usually can’t compete with the likes of Bank of America or JPMorgan Chase when it comes to breadth of products, number of ATM locations, name recognition or market-moving power. In order to attract and retain...»

Codeacademy Gets $2.5 Million to Teach the Masses to Program

Klint Finley | October 28th

Codeacademy (not to be confused with Code Academy) offers a free browser-based courses on programming, including one on basic programming concepts for absolute beginners and two on JavaScript for experienced programmers. Today the company...»

This Week in Cloud: Citrix Buy, Virtualization on the Rise

Maria Deutscher | October 28th

There have been a few very notable highlights this week from the cloud industry, including a number of product launches and other developments. OpenLogic finally rolled out CloudSwing yesterday, an open PaaS that aims to...»

Whitman Defines New Direction for HP, Splits Operational Duties

Isha Suri | October 28th

Ever since the ousting of CEO Leo Apotheker took place at Hewlett-Packard, installing Meg Whitman as the new company head, we've been hearing some news with a positive spin from the company.  The latest is...»

Fab.com Grows Swiftly as Gilt Beefs Up on Buys

Isha Suri | October 28th

Fab.com, a flash sales site dedicated to contemporary design, is growing swiftly as the company added almost 200,000 new members in the past month, taking the number of orders to over ten thousand per week....»

More Android Tablets Coming for Gamers

Mellisa Tolentino | October 28th

If you think that six million Android tablets out in the wild is too much, then brace yourself as another batch or Android tablets will soon grace the tech market. Video game retailer GameStop Corp plans...»

Windows Phone 7.5 Xbox Companion Weaves Personal and Living Room Cloud Together

Kyt Dotson | October 28th

Video game consoles and smartphones may seem like an unlikely pair intuitively, but take a step back and they’re both part of the same personal ecosystem: they’re information and entertainment devices that rule overlapping parts of our lives....»