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Mac OS X Unwired: A Guide for Home, Office, and the Road

by Tom Negrino and Dori Smith

Today's wireless news from around the Web:

LiveLike’s VR Spectator App Wins The 1st And Future Bringing Home The Game Category

(source: MobileCrunch)
LiveLike VR Sports Virtual reality, body cameras, and the Internet Of Things are poised to change the way we watch sports. Today we saw how at TechCrunch’s 1st And Future startup competition held at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The home viewing category winner, LiveLike, lets you watch games in virtual reality from multiple angles. The contest featured twelve finalists competing in three… Read More

LiveLike’s VR Spectator App Wins The 1st And Future Sports Startup Contest Home Category

(source: MobileCrunch)
LiveLike VR Sports Virtual reality, body cameras, and the Internet Of Things are poised to change the way we watch sports. Today we saw how at TechCrunch’s 1st And Future startup competition held at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The home viewing category winner, LiveLike, lets you watch games in virtual reality from multiple angles. The contest featured twelve finalists competing in three… Read More

How Mobile Technology Will Increase Stadium Security

(source: MobileCrunch)
american football stadium In the months and years following September 11, one of the most noticeable changes was the experience of going through an airport—longer lines, no liquids, taking off your shoes. What used to feel out of the ordinary is now expected. After the tragedies in Paris targeting live entertainment venues, the Stade de France and Bataclan concert hall, the experience of attending a live event in… Read More

Glu Mobile Pins Its Hopes On New Taylor Swift Game

(source: MobileCrunch)
Taylor Swift at 2014 AMAs Glu Mobile, the mobile gaming company behind recent app store hits like the once-viral “Kim Kardashian” Hollywood,” and who recently took a stake in top trivia game QuizUp, is hoping it has another potential breakout title on its hands thanks to a newly announced deal with pop star, Taylor Swift. According to news unveiled this week, Taylor and Glu will work together over… Read More

Get Hands-On Training Leading to Technical Certification to Prepare for a Successful Career

(source: Wireless DevNet)
Get Hands-On Training Leading to Technical Certification to Prepare for a Successful Career in Wireless Communications

CNX Launches Kentucky Wired Community Resource Site

(source: Wireless DevNet)
The site will help keep local officials and engaged citizens up to date on the latest news and insights pertaining to the KentuckyWired broadband network project

Quortus and ACS Partner to Bring MEC to the Enterprise

(source: Wireless DevNet)
Quortus and Applied Computer Solutions today announced that they are partnering to develop a range of wireless communications solutions for enterprises based on emerging Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) technologies

GreenCoinX Upgrades Crypto Currency Identification Standards

(source: Wireless DevNet)

oneM2M to Host Second Interoperability Event

(source: Wireless DevNet)
oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine and the Internet of Things, today announced it will host its second interoperability event following the success of its inaugural test session last year

How To Stream Super Bowl 50 This Sunday

(source: MobileCrunch)
football laptop So you decided to finally ditch your cable package this year. Great! But now the Super Bowl is rolling around and you’re wondering how you’re going to watch Cam Newton dab all afternoon? Luckily, we’ve put together a guide of all the ways you can stream the big game. CBS, the network that is broadcasting Super Bowl 50 this year, is streaming the game for free across a bevy… Read More

Instagram Confirms Test Of Multiple Account Switching On iOS

(source: MobileCrunch)
instagram-iphone Instagram confirmed it’s running a test involving multiple account switching on iOS, following reports on Thursday from users who said they saw the feature go live in their app. The company would not speak to its further plans regarding a public rollout, but the news is promising. Last November, Instagram was testing the feature on Android with members of its Instagram beta… Read More

Introducing TechCrunch’s Brand-New Apple TV App!

(source: MobileCrunch)
tctvOSgif I’m excited to announce that TechCrunch Video has arrived on Apple TV, and now available to download in the App Store! The app features our entire VOD library as well as our growing list of live streaming events, just in time for 1st and Future this Saturday February 6th, and the 9th Annual Crunchies on Monday February 8th. TechCrunch Video is helpfully featured in… Read More

You Misunderstand Foursquare. It’s comScore, Not Instagram

(source: MobileCrunch)
foursquare-angled Foursquare is not a consumer social app business, it’s a data company. And only when it admitted that to itself and revalued as such was it able to pull in more capital and keep chugging. Today at LA’s Upfront Summit, Foursquare’s lead investor from Union Square Ventures Fred Wilson stuck up for the startup while trying to make people understand how it’s… Read More

“Think Of Foursquare More Like comScore Than Instagram” -Fred Wilson

(source: MobileCrunch)
foursquare-angled Foursquare is not a consumer social app business, it’s a data company. And only when it admitted that to itself and revalued as such was it able to pull in more capital and keep chugging. Today at LA’s Upfront Summit, Foursquare’s lead investor from Union Square Ventures Fred Wilson stuck up for the startup while trying to make people understand how it’s… Read More

The 4 Reasons You’re Addicted To Technology

(source: MobileCrunch)
techaddict “Nearly everyone I know is addicted in some measure to the Internet,” wrote Tony Schwartz in a recent essay in The New York Times. It’s a common complaint these days. A steady stream of similar headlines accuse the ‘Net and its offspring apps, social media sites and online games of addicting us to distraction. There’s little doubt that nearly everyone who comes… Read More

Western Union Brings Money Transfer And Its Tricky Fees To Chat Apps

(source: MobileCrunch)
giphy Remittance has always been a shady business. Migrant workers need to send money they earn home to their families, but get hit with fine print fees so less cash comes out the other side than they might assume. Remittance companies earn extra by keeping the margin between their own made up exchange rate and the real one. Western Union is the best known remittance company, with 500,000… Read More

Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With “Friends Day” Videos

(source: MobileCrunch)
Facebook Friends Day Video GIF Now Facebook has its own holiday it calls “Friends Day.” On February 4th, the social network turns 12 years old. But in typical self-less Zuckerberg fashion, Mark said “rather than having this birthday that focuses on us, we should make sure that the world focuses on what’s important.” Namely, its users. So today Facebook is sending everyone a Friends Day video… Read More

Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With Cute “Friends Day” Features

(source: MobileCrunch)
Facebook Friends Day Video GIF Now Facebook has its own holiday it calls “Friends Day”. On February 4th, the social network turns 12 years old. But in typical self-less Zuckerberg fashion, Mark said “rather than having this birthday that focuses on us, we should make sure that the world focuses on what’s important”. Namely, its users. So today Facebook is sending everyone a Friends Day video… Read More

Instagram Extends Video Ads To 60 Seconds To Score TV Dollars

(source: MobileCrunch)
Instagram Video Ad Instagram today announced that it began running its first 60-second video ads, starting with T-Mobile and Warner Brothers. Until now, the maximum length for video ads was 30 seconds, already longer than the 15-second videos users are allowed to post. Instagram tells me that “We recognize that advertisers have a variety of creative resources and want to bring more choice to help them… Read More

Google Boots Ad Blockers From Google Play

(source: MobileCrunch)
adblock-general Earlier this week, Samsung rolled out support for ad blocking in the new version of its web browser for mobile devices, the Samsung Internet Browser. Third-party developers quickly responded by launching ad-blocking mobile apps that work with the browser. Now those developers are finding their apps are being pulled from the Google Play, and their updates are being declined. The reason? It… Read More