From your average coffee house to internet cafe, much of the world connects to the web through public Wi-Fi. But not all Wi-Fi connections were created equal. A new report by OpenSignal analyzes the average speed of various public networks in the United States comparing data gathered from hotels to Starbucks, who earlier this year… Continue reading US Wi-Fi Report: Starbucks Improves Speed by 80% by Switching from AT&T to Google
Microsoft has announced it will cut a staggering 18,000 jobs from its workforce over the next year, and reports indicate its Nokia unit will shoulder two-thirds of these layoffs. Apparently new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was “not a fan” of the recent Nokia acquisition, and is hoping to move Microsoft away from its foray into… Continue reading In the Massive Microsoft Layoff, Which Devices and Services Will Bear the Brunt?
In the world of the World Cup, soccer fans and sportscasters yelling “goal” is no strange thing. But does “goal” make sense in the world’s many languages? A data analytics team from AllFacebook took a look at the social network to determine how users across the globe express the words “soccer” and “goal” on Facebook.… Continue reading How Do Facebook Users Across the Globe Express “Soccer” and “Goal”? [MAP]
How and when is it best to engage people on Facebook? According to the “Q1 Social Intelligence Report,” released this month by Adobe, images and videos are the most engaging types of Facebook posts that brands can share, and it’s best to share them on Friday. Video posts have actually become more engaging, up from… Continue reading Best to Engage People on Facebook with Video and Images, on Fridays [STATS]
Young people are all about new technology, from apps to social media to online messengers – the list goes on. Niche, a company that provides reviews and insight to help people choose places to live and schools to attend, conducted a study to find out what technology teens are using most. The study surveyed 7,000… Continue reading The Best and Worst Social Media Habits of High Schoolers [CHARTS]
Ever wonder which companies employees want to work for most? Now you can find out thanks to a LinkedIn study on which companies are in the most demand across North America. By analyzing more than 10 billion data points between members and companies and comparing that information with thousands of member surveys, LinkedIn could determine… Continue reading The 50 Most Sought After North American Corporate Employers of 2014 From LinkedIn
Which telephone service provider do you prefer to use? What about your banking preference? These decisions could be swayed by the presence of certain companies in your particular state of residence. This interesting map, created by Mike Simmons in collaboration with Broadview Networks, shows you the largest company by revenue in each state. The information… Continue reading What’s the Largest Company in Your State?
In a game with one of the quickest goals in World Cup history, it’s no surprise that the match also fared well on Twitter. According to MemeBurn, one of the more exhilarating World Cup games so far, the USA vs. Ghana match, had some impressive numbers on Twitter including total amount of tweets, peak moments… Continue reading The US Soccer Team Triumphed Over Ghana on the Field and Twitter [REPORT]