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How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better

The Realtime Report

How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better By Jessica Oaks. Anyone who has switched contracts from AT&T or Verizon to T-Mobile knows that the wireless service provider does things its own way. The basic premise is simple: Why not let customers purchase wireless service outside of a contract? No expiration of data. Mobile proposed another way. Binge On?

New Facebook Setting Secures Your Data On Open Wireless

Spin Sucks

It prevents your information from being stolen over open or poorly secured wireless networks. It’s Facebook question of the week time but, I was so excited yesterday with the big Chicago blizzard, I took a video of the main streets that look like a war zone instead of answering a question. And there is a rare appearance by Mr. D. You can find it here. And beware.

Five Steps to Insanely Good Customer Service

Spin Sucks

This amazing customer service came from my Internet/cable/wireless provider. And our wireless carriers are few and far between (granted, this is starting to change, but has a long way to go). Rogers Wireless is Canada’s largest voice and data communications services provider. Step 3 : She immediately set about resolving the mystery of the missing data.

Great Case on Social Media Turned Into a Bad One by The Traditional Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet It all started with Lara – a user of social media, unhappy with her wireless company, making a complaint about it on Twitter, the company returned to her and fixed the problem. Think about what personal data is available through Facebook, and then through Twitter. It is a great story of customer service on social media which one should think about. If not, where’s the line?

Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

SocialTimes Facebook

headquarters—were built for our infrastructure teams to prototype custom racks, servers, storage systems and network switches for our data centers. Facebook announced the opening of a 22,000-square-foot hardware lab at its headquarters in Menlo Park , Calif. Burns and Greaves said the hardware lab has two main areas: electrical engineering labs and prototyping workshops. five-axis water jet.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires Pryte, Instagram 6.0, Vine Comes To Xbox One

The Realtime Report

Facebook acquires mobile data plan firm Pryte – Facebook’s newest acquisition plans involve Pryte, a Finnish company that makes it easier for mobile phone users without wireless data plans to use wireless internet apps; Facebook is acquiring Pryte’s team, while the actual service hadn’t even publicly launched yet (re/code). Facebook. Twitter.

Offline Retail Analytics Via Smartphone

Small Business Mavericks

Euclid collects data for retail businesses using smartphone technology to track consumer movement. Here’s how it works, in a nutshell: Euclid installs sensors in retailers’ locations that can measure how many people walked by a store, how many walked in and for how long they stayed based on when their smartphones emit a kind of radar searching for wireless Internet signals. The incredible thing about that is it allows retail store owners an opportunity to use actionable data that, before now, they haven’t had access to. think this is a sublime idea.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

It displays the news that is most popular in Reuters social network.  It also has a stock sentiment module, which features opinions from hundreds of thousands of sources captured and curated by WiseWindow , which uses statistical techniques and natural language processing to deliver predictive data in realtime. The Klout 50 ranks the most social CEOs in the USA by influence. 

Enable HTTPS Browsing for Facebook NOW!

Saying It Social

The performance overhead is minor—zippy Gmail, for example, uses HTTPS for everything—and it’s an important step to keep your Facebook account safe from being hijacked on an open or poorly secured wireless network. Recently, Facebook started introducing HTTPS support , which makes it a lot harder for someone connected to the same network to sniff your password and other data.

4 Great Gadgets for Ocean Sports

Idaconcpts

It is GPS-enabled, water-resistant to 164 feet, and sends data wirelessly to your computer. Since 2007 I have called Honolulu, Hawaii my home. After traveling around the world for many years, from Ecuador to the United States to Canada to Germany to Italy to Mexico and then back to the United States, I cannot imagine living anywhere else. Underwater Camera. Underwater Audio.

T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

didn’t stay with Verizon Wireless, my cellular provider for over a decade, either. At the Wireless Advocates kiosk at a local Costco warehouse store, I asked my remaining questions and bought it with a 2-year contract for the reasonable rate of $139.99 (over $100 cheaper than on T-Mobile’s website). plan for 1,500 minutes of talk time, unlimited text messages, and unlimited web data transfers. stuck with Verizon Wireless since 1999 when I bought my first cellphone with them. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person. chuckle as I look back.

What is a brand?

Blue Focus Marketing

Verizon Wireless   -   Point-of-Difference is in their DNA. When you think about powerful brands that are built on a singular positioning that is not only meaningful but relevant to its target (consumer or B2B) you can’t help but think about Verizon Wireless.  “Simply irresistible brands&#. But, a brand is actually defined by a combination of factors.  –  Walter Landor.

Bitcoin Use-cases: Turning Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain into a Fully Functional Peer-to-Peer Internet

Stay N' Alive

Now we just need a way to deliver that data in a distributed manner. There are already many plans in foreign countries for "mesh" wireless networks. What if we took a concept like this, allowing anyone who wanted internet access to set up a wireless receiver of some sort, and that receiver would "pay" into the network to get access using Bitcoin or similar. Let me explain.

A Deeper Look at the Twitter Metrics You Should Be Tracking

Sprout Social

The data displayed on your dashboard can help you optimize your performance and inform ongoing content strategy for both paid and organic Tweets. Doing so will pull up a separate window with data specific to that Tweet. This is the same data available in the pop-up we just discussed, except with more visuals. And why not? You Can’t Measure What You Don’t Understand. Home Tab.

Are Parents Really Naming Their Kids After Pokemon Characters?!

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It was announced this week that "a broad set of technology advances is poised to transform what today's smartphones and other wireless mobile devices can do -- ushering in high-resolution video and fully immersive, 3-D environments. At the NYU Wireless lab in Brooklyn, students are testing prototype equipment -- forerunners to next-generation phones -- that are able to transmit a blazing 10 gigabits of data per second, all while moving around crowded courtyards. Tags: 5g wireless. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. No joke. amazon.

How 16 Companies are Dominating the World’s Google Search Results

Viper Chill

expect the data for May will be significantly higher, but I have to wait until June 10th to see (that’s when SimilarWeb confirm they’ll update their reporting). Here’s some of the data I managed to uncover on when each site first linked to BestProducts (I bolded those that linked on the same day). best wireless earbuds: 1st (22,200 searches per month).

How Behavior Will Shape Media

Geoff Livingston

If social brought conversations to the last media revolution, then integrating social data into digital media will bring behavior targeting to the next one. As big data gets more intelligent and we surrender privacy to our digital devices, brands will leverage our individual buying behavior. I’ve begun playing with the Passport feature on the new version of iOS.

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Mobile & Wireless. Servers & Data Center. Wireless Networking. Mobile & Wireless. Wireless Networking. Wireless Trends & Technologies. Data Mining. Data Warehousing. Servers & Data Center. Data Center. File Data Management. Data Center. Data Center - Feb 2008. Data Center - Aug 2008 Enterprise Architecture - Sept 2008 Security. Save up to 40% with Nortel data networks. Simplify your data center with Juniper Networks. More Resources. Zones White Papers Editorial Calendar.

5 (+1!) Tools to Get Better at Printing

Idaconcpts

Printing…even with tablets and smartphones and the ability to access data everywhere, we still do it. It is a wireless connection program that lets you print out web pages, emails, documents and photos. But that can be bothersome, between how much paper and ink it takes, and the cost of those items as we move into a move digital world. Print What You Like. Print Edit. Bonus!

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Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

We know that measurement is the the top goal inside of companies , and while I’ve published this data before, it’s important to recast it to show the important of measurement in an emerging technology set. data above). data above). link] AdamSinger Hi J – I skimmed this in RSS and came here to comment, missed that point was from data (re: tracking).

Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

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According to the Business Insider article: "Nomi's team gives retailers a snippet of code that lets wireless routers listen for nearby smart phone signals. The wireless routers can detect unique Media Access Control (MAC) codes from smart phones and then collect non-invasive data about customers in real-time. Ultimately, data and information rules. Cumulatively, this is a tonnage more of raw data being produced and stored somewhere that can be used in a positive way. real time data. What's your Amazon experience like? What does the company do?

4 iPad Alternatives

Idaconcpts

The Dell Streak 7 has plenty of processing power and 4G data, and it has SD and SIM card slots. The 3G wireless data performs well in speed tests. No 4G data. If you’re interested in exploring what the tablet hype is all about but do not want to lock yourself to Apple’s iTunes and App Store, there are many alternatives for you to consider. LG G-Slate. pounds.

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Splitting time between Ottawa, Canada and Naples, Florida, Lisa is owner of Parlez Wireless as well as a sought-after social media strategist and speaker. Erin is the Chief Marketing Officer for Bazaarvoice , a brand engagement and social data integration platform, in Austin, Texas. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. Stacey Acevero. sacevero.

Web 2.0, Secondary Orality, and the Gutenberg Parenthesis

Buzz Marketing for Technology

CalTech Implements Wireless Network Funded by Anonymous Gift. Data/Document Management. Networking/Wireless. campuses, with faculty and students demanding cost-effective wireless solutions for teaching and learning. Wireless Technologies for the Campus Enterprise. Wireless technologies have fostered profound changes in teaching, learning and campus communications.

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 3

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We''re not just talking about the availability of that much more consumer information or data to help brands make better decisions and connect more powerfully with their consumers (you can read more about that in the last installment: What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? As data and analytics take a more predominant role in business decisions, marketers are going to face a world where IT (both hardware and software) to operationalize the department of marketing is going to hit some exponential growth curves. Are marketers still scared of technology? Part 1 ).

This Holiday Season Brings Surprising Deals and a “December to Remember”

Convince & Convert

As a special Thanksgiving treat, the telecoms provider is offering 2 GB of data free of charge, along with other goodies. With the majority of those tweeting #Thanksgetting in a negative light, the wireless provider might have to reconsider what they promote during future holiday seasons. It may only be Monday, but two HUGE records have already been broken this past week.

Will Amazon Soon Be 3D Printing Products En Route To Consumers?

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Beyond the Android operating system, smartphones and having app dominance with things like Gmail , YouTube and more, they are looking to become a wireless carrier. It will be very hard to do this in some parts of the world, but Google is going to start offering voice and data plans on what they are calling a "small scale.". google wireless carrier. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. The Apple Watch. and it''s great.

How A Fake Taxidermist Is Keeping AT&T On Its Toes

Waxing UnLyrical

Meet @ATT_Fake_PR (formerly @ATT_Wireless_PR). Vest-less Now, I am not, and have not been, an AT&T customer (I’m quite happy with Verizon Wireless). You’ve been using Twitter quite delightfully to poke fun at AT&T’s wireless service. Did you have specific goals in mind when you started the @ATT_Wireless_PR handle? Or not. Since he (?) Urm, yes.

Ten “Boring” PR Skills You Need to Have

Social Media Strategery

Learn how to analyze data, but even more than that, learn how to distill it down to laymen's terms. Learn how to objectively solicit feedback about someone else, analyze that data and write an objective review of that person's work. A few weeks ago, I was talking to some college students about PR, advertising, living in Chicago, and the work I'm doing at C-K. Excited yet?

Why Your Business Needs an SMS Strategy

Bill Hartzer

With SMS marketing you really can have it your way, choose to send a specific message to certain groups on your data base, or go for blanket coverage. The market has clear potential and with the popularity of wireless networking driving sales, the only way is up. The element of surprise. Sending an SMS is a direct and dynamic way of reaching your target market. Be strategic. Go Green!

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Strategies for a Successful Paid Search Campaign

Puzzle Marketer

Tools like search engines were created to simplify this massive amount of data by using a complex algorithm that rank these millions of websites and consolidate them into a short list on a single page. Targeting keywords such as “wireless all in one laser printer for mac” will likely be less expensive, less competitive, and have a higher conversion rate.

Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

The Realtime Report

Transmission through Bluetooth wireless technology gives your phone precise information about where you are in the store, while GPS transmitters don’t work well indoors and don’t distinguish well between locations only a few feet apart. How can a retailer effectively reach consumers in-store and educate them about deals that might be of particular interest?

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Creative Destruction and Overturning the Economy

Spin Sucks

They had solved a thorny problem we were still struggling with, namely reliable, cost-effective wireless communication in remote locations. We had in turn solved something they weren’t too good at, which was organizing and displaying the large amounts of data we collected from the field in a nice, clear user interface. Today’s guest post is written by Rusty Speidel.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. Social Media Facts and Stats. And much more. Adam T.

When a Hurricane Meets Social Media: The Rise and Fall of Brand Reputation

Blue Focus Marketing

Figures from the study certainly bear this out, with two-thirds of the executives surveyed saying they have incorporated wireless network capabilities into their continuity plans. At the centerpiece of the NDR program is “a fleet of over 320 equipment trailers and support vehicles that house the same equipment and components as an AT&T data-routing or voice-switching center.”.

When a Hurricane Meets Social Media: The Rise and Fall of Brand Reputation

Blue Focus Marketing

Figures from the study certainly bear this out, with two-thirds of the executives surveyed saying they have incorporated wireless network capabilities into their continuity plans.  At the centerpiece of the NDR program is “a fleet of over 320 equipment trailers and support vehicles that house the same equipment and components as an AT&T data-routing or voice-switching center.”.

Five Forms of Mobile Media

Geoff Livingston

People view their mobile numbers as more private than email, but if you can garner permission, this can be a powerful contact method. 2) Native Mobile Web Use : Once the domain of such protocols as the Wireless Access Protocol, native web use is still the most dominant form of mobile Internet media. Image by Paul Swansen. Twenty years later the technology is still going strong.