Monday, November 30, 2015

Around The Net

  • Microsoft Previews PowerApps ZDNet

    Microsoft is previewing a new PowerApps enterprise service, ZDNet reports. “PowerApps … is designed to allow business users and developers to create custom native, mobile, and Web apps that can be shared simply across their organizations,” it writes. “Microsoft's goal in developing PowerApps is to allow business users to harness the power of data scattered throughout their organizations in both software-as-a-service and on-premises apps.” ...Read the whole story

  • Whistle Sports To Provide Content for 26 Dailymotion ChannelsTubefilter

    Under the Dailymotion deal, Whistle Sports will work with over 20 creators to provide original content for their channels. The sports-based YouTube stars Whistle is slated to work with includes Air Japes, Baller Bootcamp, OfficialBarstarzz, Daniel Cutting, Dirty Mike, DoubleAVideo, f0rtress, Freestyle Factory, Harlem Globetrotters, ILoveBasketball TV, ImPossible Training, Indi Cowie, Me and My Golf, Norwegian Crab Pots,ProTips4U, PWG Freestyle, Stronger Team, Team Flight Brothers, The Courooons, The Hockey Movement,theFC, The Lacrosse Network, Top Speed Tennis, Venom Trickshots, and Whistle Sports’ own brand. ...Read the whole story

  • Tech Titans Take On Climate ChangeWashington Post

    Bill Gates is leading a group of tech titans in support of major research and investment initiatives to take on climate change. In one effort, “28 of the world’s wealthiest investors will … provide early-stage capital for technologies that offer promise in bringing affordable clean energy to billions of people,” The Washington Post reports. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos are on board. ...Read the whole story

  • On Black Friday And Cyber Monday, Ecommerce Aims To Prove Its WorthAdExchanger
Lightbulb Lessons in The Internet of Things: Promise Vs. Reality

A lightbulb in my house burned out over the weekend. That would not be any big deal if these were normal, traditional lights, which they are not. They are some of the latest LED lighting technology, ...More

  • I Hate Cyber Mondays

    You cannot have a quality user experience and an advertising model in the same universe. The restrictions imposed to ensure a pleasant user experience are choking off the ad revenue the publishers need to keep the ...More