Saturday, May 25, 2019

French Crack Down on Uber, Company Insists its French/Western European CEOs are in a...

You know that dream where you punch out that guy you can’t stand? Well French cab companies are living the dream with their recent protests against Uber and the arrest of...

T-Mobile Introduces Smartphone Leases with JUMP! On Demand

No matter what kind of fanboy you are (iOS or Android), chances are you’re the type of person who absolutely, positively needs the latest and greatest phone the moment it comes...

Streaming Heats Up: Spotify Buys Big Data Firm Seed Scientific

With Apple about to enter its space, Spotify is hunkering down and spending money to shore itself up with the purchase of Seed Scientific. With a client list that included Audi, Unilever, the...

Tidal Interim CEO Leaves After 3 Months on the Job

Music streaming’s come a long way, baby. It’s supplanted downloads as the primary form of distribution for the industry and like the introduction of Napster and file sharing in the late...

Hulu Plus is Dead. Long Live Hulu

Hulu Plus, the pay side of the TV VOD service, will now just be known as Hulu. Hulu, without the Plus, is currently the name of its free service. However, Hulu’s rebranding...

Leap on the Rocks? San Francisco Private Transportation Startup Selling 3 Buses

Private buses are all the rage, or everything that’s wrong, with San Francisco…depending on who you ask. Though they stop at city bus stops, the company-owned buses are not for everyone...

PayPal’s New TOS May be Drawing Government Scrutiny

PayPal, the online payment provider you love to hate, recently drew the ire of consumers and consumer groups with new language added to its terms of service. The new TOS would allow...

Apple Watch Dev Kit a Go at WWDC, but No New Apple TV According...

Unlike the iPhone introduction, Apple got the message that what people really want for their Apple Watches are native apps. It about a year for the company to get the message...

Level 3 is Investigating, Blocking Suspicious Traffic

In the world of ISPs, Level 3 is one of the biggies. They’re classified as Tier 1 and their services are considered to be part of the internet’s "backbone" with providers...

Facebook is Your New Ministry of Truth

As you’ve probably heard by now, Facebook entered into agreements with major news outlets to bring you, the web browsing public, Instant Articles. By major news outlets, I mean The New York Times,...