Facebook hosted a dinner last week for big Web publishers. Tina Brown was in attendance, along with reps from ESPN, The New York Times and Conde Nast.
According to Peter Kafka at All Things D, it’s part of a campaign by Facebook to woo big media and put itself in between consumers and the Read More
Google premiered their Chrome OS notebooks today. It’s an exciting step forward in mobile computing.
Traditional operating systems were not based around the web. Chrome OS is focused on the web from the bottom up.
The first time you turn on the notebook it prompts you to enter your Google ID and take Read More
You know how Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint have been going around touting their new “4G” networks with “lightning-fast speeds”? Yeah, not so much.
The International Telecommunication Union, which decides these things, defines “4G” as a network that can deliver download speeds of 100 megabits per second (Mbps). The ITU’s definition is by no Read More
The small New York firm, Bug Labs, has become the darling of the nation’s biggest carriers, who hope developers will use Bug Labs tools to create lots of cool new gadgets, inspiring consumers to purchase more of the expensive data that runs over their networks.
In the last month, Bug Labs announced partnerships Read More
As they have every few weeks for the last several months, a new story has appeared in The Wall Street Journal claiming that the iPhone will soon be available on Verizon. Perhaps jaded by these constant cries of wolf, New Yorker’s reactions were decidedly mixed.
“Before, if you wanted to have an iPhone, Read More
Soho based Bug Labs announced a major partnership today with Verizon Wireless. It’s a huge opportunity for Bug, but founder Peter Semmelhack also felt he had some explaining to do.
In a blog post he wrote, “It may come as a surprise to you that a company that is so often Read More
Yesterday, Google and Verizon both issued brief statements addressing a New York Times article in which it was reported that the two companies were nearing a deal that would undermine the principles of net neutrality. The statements were so strongly worded that it seemed like there could only two scenarios: either Google and Read More
Since 1981, I have taught a graduate course called Public Management at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. I care a lot about what government does and how it does it, and I know that government has a reputation for mismanagement – some of it deserved and some not.
At the heart Read More
Joe Moinian might get good phone service for some time to come, as Verizon has renewed a lease for 37,092 square feet at the Moinian Group’s 90 John Street downtown. Verizon was represented by Jennifer Schwartzman and David Noonan of Newmark Knight Frank, while Adam Leshowitz of Newmark Knight Frank represented Moinian.
There have been rumors swirling around today that Verizon Communications would be transferring ownership of 375 Pearl Street to Pace University at the beginning of next year, and that the university would convert a number of floors in the building to dorms.
Well, folks, its not true.
“This a complete hoax,” Chris Read More