Jean Tirole, 2014 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, has some lessons for the Internet business. Larry Press elaborates.
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October 19, 2014 |
August 23, 2014 |
Regarding the Netflix Comcast deal, a report is out that guesses at the cost of the content stream deal between the two and what that means to you. Telling.
August 19, 2014 |
The U.S. Digital Service (USDS) is an IT management firm that the White House just launched in hopes of bringing the U.S. government further into the tech age.
August 18, 2014 |
Who knew 70 percent of incoming UCLA freshmen took online courses on their own? Larry Press comments on a UCLA survey and the future of online courses.
August 6, 2014 |
Larry Press visits the TWiT studio, Brickhouse, in Petaluma, CA. Commentary and pictures on the show and host Leo Laporte.
July 15, 2014 |
Larry Press reviews NBC's Tour de France 2014 app for Apple iOS. Check it out here.
July 11, 2014 |
Our Larry Press looks at the new Chromebase, a desktop running Chrome OS. See why he's sold on the new, safe computing system.
July 2, 2014 |
Aereo has been judged its in violation of copyright law by the Supreme Court. But the demand for local TV via the Internet is stronger than ever. A Larry Press analysis.
June 20, 2014 |
Colleges and universities are doing a poor job of training students for entry level jobs -- companies may (re)assume that role. Larry Press comments.
June 16, 2014 |
Content providers and ISPs continue to duke it out, keeping the statistics and real-data measures under wraps. As for customers? They are left in the lurch, as Larry Press explains.
May 27, 2014 |
Our Larry Press looks at Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt." Press questions whether high-frequency trading is necessary.
May 27, 2014 |
Upcoming Comcast data caps really ought to depress cord cutters. Larry Press provides the deep dive data to back up that claim. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
May 20, 2014 |
Larry Press reports that the Korean Internet services outside of Seoul equate to roughly $22 a month for 100 Mbps of Internet. How does that compare to your rate?
May 7, 2014 |
Our Larry Press tests the Chromebook C720 against his trusty laptop. He would really prefer to have both, but each has its merits. Review and analysis.
March 30, 2014 |
Office for the iPad is here, but the iPad is four years old. Preliminary reviews say Microsoft has done a good job on the touch user interface. Larry Press reports.
March 27, 2014 |
MOOCs (massive open online courses) once emulated university classes. The reality? Most people who take MOOCs are not interested in getting university credit. Larry Press reports on a MOOC trend.
March 24, 2014 |
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that he agreed to pay Comcast an interconnection fee to alleviate deteriorating customer experience. Can Net Neutrality be a reality? Larry Press reports.
March 22, 2014 |
Filmmakers of "The Square" discuss Egypt and how social media is causing a paradigm shift in today's world.
March 21, 2014 |
Today, when Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan said he would "eradicate Twitter" and blocked access to its site, we saw the power of citizen journalism at work. Our Larry Press reports.
March 20, 2014 |
Larry Press tries out the new Roku 3 and investigates reported problems with the device. Sensitivity is likely one of them. Analysis, review.