YouTube and Eventbrite sell concert tickets through music videos Music fans have bought concert tickets from traditional outlets like box offices and ticketing websites for years. But in the last few years, YouTube and Eventbrite have developed a new method of ticket sales: selling tickets through music videos. This unique way of combining commerce and… Continue reading Why is this method of ticket sales effective?
How this new feature works
Twitter is testing a new feature on iOS that will allow users to watch YouTube videos from their home timelines. This new feature appears to be an attempt to bring more media-rich experiences to the Twitter app and make it a better platform for creator and influencer content. In this article, we will take an… Continue reading How this new feature works
What is Amazon’s response?
On January 11, 2021, Parler LLC, a social networking service similar to Twitter, filed a lawsuit against Amazon Web Services (AWS) after Amazon terminated Parler’s account. According to the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Parler claims that Amazon’s decision violated antitrust laws and constituted an illegal… Continue reading What is Amazon’s response?
Why Telefónica, Vodafone, and DT are backing Open RAN
Telefónica, Vodafone, and Deutsche Telekom (DT) are leading a group of telecommunications companies advocating for the progress of Open RAN (ORAN). Open RAN (ORAN) is a new technology that allows mobile network operators to deploy equipment from different vendors in their networks. This technology can potentially increase competition in the network equipment market and reduce… Continue reading Why Telefónica, Vodafone, and DT are backing Open RAN
What is the Ad tech joint venture?
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica, and Vodafone are forming an Ad tech joint venture. This venture will unite Europe’s four largest telecom operators and create the continent’s largest digital marketing platform. The platform will provide companies with online advertising access across Europe, allowing them to deliver targeted campaigns with scale. Let’s examine this newly formed joint… Continue reading What is the Ad tech joint venture?
The benefits of Open RAN
As the world continues to rapidly transition to 5G networks, major European Operators have been accelerating the progress of Open RAN deployments to benefit from their increased flexibility, scalability and cost-effectiveness for deploying 5G networks. Open RAN is a network architecture that separates the hardware from the software, allowing multiple vendors to supply components, which… Continue reading The benefits of Open RAN
How holographic presence could change the way we communicate
With new technologies, communication methods have been transforming more than ever. For example, Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone have recently announced that they are teaming up with MATSUKO to create a proof of concept of holographic presence, that could potentially redefine the way we communicate. In this article, we will explore the concept of… Continue reading How holographic presence could change the way we communicate
The new privacy restrictions the FTC is imposing on Facebook.
On July 24th, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission announced it is imposing a record-breaking $5 billion penalty and sweeping new privacy restrictions on Facebook. This is the largest fine ever imposed on a technology company and it marks the first time the FTC has used its powers under the law to penalize a company for… Continue reading The new privacy restrictions the FTC is imposing on Facebook.
The billions of dollars Facebook paid to the FTC
Facebook has recently been in the news due to its payment of billions of dollars to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to resolve a long-standing data privacy suit. Shareholders have since alleged that Facebook’s payment was an extra amount intended to shield its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, from personal accountability. In this article, we will look… Continue reading The billions of dollars Facebook paid to the FTC
How does Xendit work?
Founded in 2015, Indonesian-payment infrastructure startup Xendit has raised $64.6 million in a Series B round, led by Accel. Xendit is the first Indonesian company to go through Y Combinator’s accelerator program and they have made waves in the industry ever since. In this article, we will explore how Xendit works and how they revolutionize… Continue reading How does Xendit work?