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March 20, 2012 12:30 PM

As Mobile Traffic Explodes, What Becomes of 4G?

Two things are pretty undeniable when it comes to mobile.One is that "online" activity (which is a pretty archaic term - most of us don't "go online" anymore; we're already there nearly all the time, even before we get out of bed in the morning) is shifting toward mobile. Whether you look at the Cisco Visual Networking Index, or the comprehensive, though now somewhat dated, Morgan Stanley Mobile Internet Report,

Akamai

Akamai

March 20, 2012 6:00 AM

Open-Sourcing Mobitest

I'm excited to announce that today we're open-sourcing Mobitest! We always saw Mobitest as a community tool. Following the acquisition, we raised the idea of open-sourcing it to the relevant people in Akamai, and it was immediately accepted. And so, roughly a month after the acquisition, we're ready to share the code with the world!Mobitest? Huh?If you're not familiar with it, here's a short recap on Mobitest. Mobitest is a

Akamai

Akamai

March 12, 2012 2:32 PM

College Hoops Are Here! How Will YOU Be Watching?

Major sports brands have always led the way when it comes to leveraging technology to reach fans in more engaging and interactive ways. True fans never want to miss a moment of the action and as a direct result, the Super Bowl was streamed live for the first time last month and more than 2.1 million people watched, NBC said.  Next up is the big college basketball tournament happening throughout

Akamai

Akamai

March 7, 2012 5:15 PM

Another Step in The Hyperconnected Post-PC Era

I have been on my flight out to San Francisco to attend the Game Developers Conference as I write this, and have been thinking about how greatly our lives have been changed by hyperconnectivity. Do you feel like your lives have been impacted in this new era of devices? In which ways? Share your stories with us. I have been following Apple's product announcements today over my non-PC device via

Lelah Manz

Lelah Manz

March 5, 2012 5:11 PM

Confronting the Challenges & Opportunities of YouCom ...

At eTail last week, one dominant theme continued to challenge retailers and vendors alike: how to create rich, engaging and consistent experiences across all customer touchpoints.  And how to ensure those experiences flip the focus to the customer, versus products, brands or channels.We are truly in the era of YouCommerce and the new shopping experience must be where the shopper is, and with the full context of what they've told

Akamai

Akamai

February 9, 2012 10:17 AM

Let's Rock! We Got the Inside Scoop on This Weekend' ...

Awards season is upon us. The music industry is a buzz with announcements related to performances and presenters at this year's 54th GRAMMY Awards Telecast on Sunday Feb 12. The folks behind the Grammy's pride themselves on bringing music fans the most interactive and engaging online awards experience possible. With behind-the-scene cameras and exclusive online-only interviews, the Grammy.com site and associated GRAMMY Live initiative will bring a fantastic multi-screen experience

Akamai

Akamai

February 8, 2012 1:09 PM

Blazing Akamai

As you may have heard, Akamai acquired Blaze today.This is obviously big news for Blaze, and we're thoroughly excited about it. Beyond that, we see this as a big moment for the field of Front-End Optimization (FEO), and for the goal of making the web faster. Having Akamai provide an automated FEO solution will make this technology easily available to thousands of the top websites in the world, and make

Akamai

Akamai

January 20, 2012 12:38 PM

Can the Cloud Solve Fragmentation Problems as Device ...

The sun has set on another CES show filled with new gadgets, celebrity appearances, endless cab lines, partially-functional voice and data services, and back-to-back meetings. After meeting with many connected device companies, content owners, press and analysts, a few themes seemed to stand out.The first big theme is that hyperconnectivity has become completely pervasive. Every imaginable device can be connected to the Internet to provide additional services. Phones, tablets, TVs

Akamai

Akamai

January 10, 2012 2:09 PM

Las Vegas is a Zoo!

Twitter and the blogosphere are buzzing about CES 2012. As the sun set the night before the show officially started, there was already a lot to think about. The cab lines at the airport weren't nearly as long as in years past, cell coverage seems to be working still (it was non existent last year at this time) and kangaroo's are the latest press conference gimmick. Should be a fun