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Incubator for Digital Storytellers

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 3rd, 2014

Oregon Story Board is an accelerator to help digital storytellers create companies, explains Rick Turoczy of Silicon Florist. The startup incubator is now accepting applications for the first class of its accelerator program. The collaborative working environment is housed at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. It offers a four-month program where companies receive […]

OuterNet: CubeSat Datacasting?

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 6th, 2014

Outernet hopes to use datacasting technology over a low-cost CubeSat constellation. The startup says it will be able to bypass censorship, ensure privacy, and offer a universally-accessible information service at no cost to global citizens. Outernet’s motto is “Information for the world from outer space.” Outernet provides few technical details on how this constellation will […]

Facebook Invents Paper

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 3rd, 2014

Facebook today revealed Paper, a standalone iOS news reader app that delivers human and algorithm-curated full-screen articles and photos. Paper launches in the U.S. today, one day before Facebook’s 10th birthday. Unlike other Facebook mobile efforts such as Messenger and the failed Snapchat knockoff Poke – it isn’t a specialized tool. It’s Facebook — almost […]

Amazon Opens HTML5 App Store for Developers

Posted by Sam Churchill on January 28th, 2014

Amazon announced today that developers of HTML5 mobile apps can now charge money for the apps distributed through the company’s Android AppStore. HTML5 web apps using open web technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS, can more easily run on different platforms such as Android, IOS and WindowsPhone. In light of rumors pointing to an […]

Tools for Location-based Mobile Ads

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 5th, 2013

Verve Mobile, a leader in location-based mobile advertising, today formed a strategic partnership with location-based advertising technology provider Vistar Media. This partnership will connect Verve’s extensive collection of location-based data with Vistar’s 100,000+ digital screens nationwide, allowing for both better targeting and the creation of the industry’s first multi-screen location-based marketing platform. The 25 Best […]

FCC Expands 2.4 GHz WiFi with GlobalStar Channel

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 4th, 2013

The FCC has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) paving the way to allow Globalstar to deploy a terrestrial broadband network over 22 MHz of spectrum in the 2.4 GHz band. The FCC is seeking technical studies from commenting parties, and has a 75 day deadline after publication in the Federal Register in January […]