The Knight Foundation announced the winners of the first round of its Knight News Challenge — a contest aimed at funding the next generation of news entrepreneurs. This round was aimed at startups that are leveraging existing networks to develop video, mobile and crowdsourced solutions to filtering big data. (Source: GigaOM) Peepol.tv leverages streaming networks to aggregate […]
Global mobile data traffic will increase 18-fold between 2011 and 2016. Mobile network connection speeds will increase 9-fold by 2016. Two-thirds of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video by 2016. Mobile-connected tablets will generate almost as much traffic in 2016 as the entire global mobile network in 2012. The Middle East and Africa […]
“Hotspotting” is an emerging technology that allows users to click on an object in a video to get more information on it or even to buy it.