Creeping a la carte

Consumers increasingly are willing and able to assemble their own, a la carte TV bundles, through a mixture of traditional and OTT channels, while eschewing pre-packaged bundles dictated by the networks.…

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Apple pays on time

Contrary to its popular image, Apple's successes have more often come from fixing what's broken than from building anew. And that puts today's credit card payment system right in Apple's wheelhouse.…

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Premise Data wants to revitalize economic data, and Android plays a big role

Premise Data wants to change the way decision makers think about macroeconomic indicators by changing the way they consume that data. Thanks to a glut of e-commerce data and a network of smartphone-equipped price watchers worldwide, it's making information a real-time affair.…

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Here’s how it looks when big data goes mobile-first

Zoomdata has a plan for business intelligence that involves tacking the difficult problem of streaming data, and doing so with a mobile-device-first mindset. The result is pretty and compelling in theory, but it's technologically challenging and will face tough competition from new and old vendors alike.…

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How WebRTC will upend the mobile world

What this proposed new standard could do for or to the mobile industry is nothing short of monumental, says Erik Lagerway, cofounder of Hookflash. In the wake of WebRTC, the usual suspects will struggle to find a lifeboat while some faster-movers will rise to the occasion. ?…

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