Tag: expansion

App Review, News and Press

Keep Knocking, Facebook: China Might Let You In

February 1, 2017

Via: Pymnts

By many standards, Facebook is the undisputed king of social media with its 1.8 billion active users, according to The Wall Street Journal. In an attempt to continue its momentum, the social media giant has faced an uphill battle against one […]


Why Didn’t the Dream of a Laptop Upgrade Slot Take Off?

January 31, 2017

Via: Motherboard

The problem with laptops has, at least in recent years, been one of expandability. Once you buy a machine, you’re generally stuck with it, unless you’re willing to take it apart with repairs that have more in common with surgery […]

News and Press

Qualcomm awakens and hopes to crush Intel at its own game

December 13, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Last Wednesday was historic for Qualcomm. In one day, the company jumped beyond its comfort zone of mobile chips and entered the PC and server markets. With the expansion, Qualcomm now has chips for most computing products. It wants to […]

Networking, News and Press

AWS wants to dominate beyond the public cloud with Lambda updates

December 6, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Amazon Web Services’ big Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas brought a plethora of new features and upgrades to its cloud platform. But there was one key set of upgrades that set the stage for Amazon’s expansion outside its own public […]

App Review, News and Press

Samsung Pay adds in-app payments, expands footprint

October 26, 2016


Samsung is beefing up its Samsung Pay mobile-payments service with new features and the addition of three new markets. Beginning in November, Samsung Pay users in the US will have the option of choosing the electronics giant’s mobile wallet as […]

News and Press

Android Pay integrating with Visa Checkout and Masterpass for faster online payments

October 25, 2016

Via: Phone Dog

Android Pay users, you’ll soon have many more places to use Google’s mobile payment service online. Google is partnering with Visa and MasterCard to make paying for things online easier. With this partnership, you’ll be able to use Android Pay […]

Android Phone, iPhone, News and Press

Comcast Enters Mobile Phone Service Market

September 23, 2016

Via: MobilityTechZone

With new iPhone releases and exploding Samsung batteries, it seems like mobile phones have been on everyone’s minds these days. Comcast showed that they, too, have mobile devices on the brain by announcing that they will launch their own MVNO […]


No mobile VR plans for Sony as it expands from gaming to video content

September 16, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

With the PlayStation VR arriving in time to meet up with a couple of new PlayStation 4 variants, Sony would have done well and good to start planning 360° TV and movie content a long time ago. Alas, we’re hearing […]

Networking, Wireless

Google adds two new cloud regions, plans 10 more

March 23, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

On the eve of its major user conference this week, Google announced ambitious plans to expand the geographic scope of its cloud platform around the globe today. Google announced two new regions: US West in Oregon and East Asia in […]

Networking, Wireless

Amazon continues its international cloud expansion

January 15, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

Pack your passport; Amazon’s cloud is going international. Actually, it’s already international. But Amazon is making it even more global in 2016. The latest stop for the AWS world tour is Montreal, Canada, the company announced today. Also on the […]

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LinkedIn expands to Roku with new learning channel

December 10, 2015

Via: Gigaom

LinkedIn is expanding its platform to Roku devices, and in doing so it might prove streaming video services can be more than mindless entertainment. First some background. LinkedIn spent $1.5 billion to buy in April. The platform boasts more than […]