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Ofcom reports lopsided gains in UK broadband speeds

Ofcom reports lopsided gains in UK broadband speeds

Feb. 1 | Tweet The UK's average home download speed is on the rise, but it could be even faster if more users upgraded at minimal cost, according to Ofcom. November's average broadband speed was 7.6 megabits per second, up from 6.8Mbps in May, says...

ShoreTel To Acquire M5 Networks For close $146 Million

ShoreTel To Acquire M5 Networks For close $146 Million

Feb. 1 | Tweet ShoreTel has today announced that it is increasing up its offerings by acquiring unified communications company M5 Networks in a deal that is valued up to $146 million in cash and stock. ShoreTel’s motivation for snatching up M5 was to provide...

Facebook Files For $5 Billion IPO

Facebook Files For $5 Billion IPO

Feb. 1 | Tweet The wait is over. Facebook is looking to raise $5 billion— and will mint hundreds (perhaps even thousands) of employees as millionaires in the process. You can find its S-1 embedded below, or right here. Rumors of Facebook’s public offering...

iFrames that don’t close, StumbleUpon kills links

iFrames that don’t close, StumbleUpon kills links

Feb. 1 | Tweet StumbleUpon, over 20 million users (doubling from 10 million in about a year and a half), recently launched one of the biggest redesigns basically changing everything about the site as a whole. Having recently removed blogs, themes, and groups...

Court Rejects Pirate Bay Founders Appeal!

Court Rejects Pirate Bay Founders Appeal!

Feb. 1 | Tweet Pirate Bay’s troubles continue with the court rejecting the founders appeal against the prison sentence. As the law is catching up on sites that host content, Pirate Bay is one of the first huge sites to take the hit. Pirate Bay posted...

Square bringing Obama & Romney to One Touch Donation

Square bringing Obama & Romney to One Touch Donation

Feb. 1 | Tweet “We’re always looking to get as close to one touch donations as we can,” Romney Campaign’s Digital Director Zac Moffat told the LATimes. Politico reports that both the Romney and Obama campaigns have started using Twitter...

$10 Million raised by CardSpring to connect payments to web

$10 Million raised by CardSpring to connect payments to web

Jan. 31 | Tweet We measure every last click when it comes to the Web, but there remains a gulf between online and the real world. Yet the online world increasingly drives behavior offline, especially when it comes to purchasing habits. How many times have you...

High Growth but low profits for- Amazon

High Growth but low profits for- Amazon

Jan. 31 | Tweet Amazon is growing fast. But that growth is outpacing its ability to make money, if the company’s quarterly results are any indication. Virtually every area of the company experienced double-digit growth over the same period a year earlier....

Piracy is the new radio

Piracy is the new radio

Jan. 31 | Tweet As an artist who probably makes a substantial income from licensing his music, you might think Neil Young would frown on piracy and file-sharing, but that appears not to be the case, according to an interview he gave at the Dive Into Media conference...

Lets Startup America just as we stopped SOPA

Lets Startup America just as we stopped SOPA

Jan. 31 | Tweet In recent weeks, Americans from all walks of life came together to stop SOPA from advancing through Congress, demonstrating the power of the Internet to rally people around an important cause. In the weeks ahead, we have reason to rally again....