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Topic: Internet

Brands Try to #BreakTheInternet by Jumping on Kim Kardashian's Nude Cover Photo Nissan, Southwest, IFC got back

Kim Kardashian's derrière was too much to resist today, as everyone including brands tried to break the Internet by commenting on her famously curvaceous backside. The star posed nude and…

November 12, 2014, 5:38 PM EST

Not Ryan Block, but he feels his pain.
Comcast Apologizes for Customer Service Call From Hell Disconnecting your service is as easy as one, two ... 20 minutes later

Cable giant Comcast says it's sorry for the unusual inconvenience it caused AOL vp of product Ryan Block during a 20-minute phone call where he somewhat painfully tried to disconnect…

July 16, 2014, 1:57 PM EDT

14 Digital Trends on Kleiner Perkins' Venture Capital Radar Mary Meeker on who shall inherit the Web

Snapchat and WhatsApp both account for 700 million photos shared daily. The average Google user is six times more valuable than the average Facebook user. Buzzfeed is big on Facebook…

May 28, 2014, 2:10 PM EDT

Beats Music Uses Sound Headphone Marketing Strategies Same savvy social, celebrity play

Beats Music’s announcement that in its first month of offering streaming music it signed up 1,000 subscribers a day is very impressive, but not surprising. The streaming music business is very…

April 9, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

U.S. to Turn Over Control of the Internet Icann will begin work on the transition later this month

The United States will begin a process to relinquish its administrative control over of key function of the Internet by September 2015, federal officials said late this afternoon. Since the Internet…

March 14, 2014, 7:52 PM EDT

GoGo Takes Texting Into the Skies Over SXSW New messaging app for fliers

“Hi Mom, I’m calling from 10,000 feet!” GoGo took its SXSW marketing to new heights, shall we say, showing off technology that will bring texting to commercial air travel. The airplane Internet…

March 7, 2014, 7:48 PM EST

Comcast Extends Low-Cost Internet Program Indefinitely Looking to expand it to Time Warner Cable footprint

Few companies can compare with Comcast when it comes to greasing the wheels of Washington to get a deal cleared. Less than a month after it announced a $45 billion…

March 4, 2014, 1:06 PM EST

The First New 7 Top-Level Domains Go Live Today All you need to know about the new Web suffixes

What's happening? Starting today (Jan. 29), the first seven of hundreds of new generic top-level Web domains—the suffixes that appear to the right of the dot in a domain name address—will…

January 29, 2014, 6:01 AM EST

The Lawmaker's Internet Trick or Treat NetChoice's list of the 6 scariest Internet laws

What are the worst laws threatening the Internet? NetChoice has a list for that. For the fifth year, NetChoice, a public policy organization that promotes Internet innovation, has surveyed the legal…

October 31, 2013, 1:00 AM EDT

Big Cable Offering Producers Incentives to Stay Off the Web Include higher fees as well as threats to drop programming

Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators are offering incentives to producers to withhold content from Internet services, Bloomberg reported. Bloomberg's unnamed sources said the incentives take the form of higher…

June 13, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT

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