Connectivity

  • Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

    … Former Google Fiber general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. Kurt Wagner and Mark Bergen of Re/code reported that Lo ran Google Fiber for five years, leading its operations in its initial three cities, adding that he will not work on Internet.org Free Basics. Lo announced the move…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Why a Remote Work Policy Is Worth Considering

    … to keep up to speed on things.” “Having people in the same office is absolutely easier to organize,”, said Hugo Messer, a remote team expert and CEO of Bridge, a staffing company specializing in remote IT employees. “If you have a question, you can just ask the person next door. But I think you’re way more productive if you work without anyone…

    Street Fight- 12 readers -
  • Connectivity Culture Growing Beyond ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’

    …, doesn’t seem to think it’s anything especially strategic. He and co-founder and COO Emad Fanous are aligned with their focus and goals for the five-year-old company. They’re in a rhythm, their skills complement each other, and they grant each other the same independence to get things done that they give to employees. “We just do the standard…

    Street Fight- 15 readers -
  • The Price of Free Listings

    … their services to offer a variety of local digital marketing services. Many providers now also offer some variety of store locator software and basic Google My Business bulk management. Yext recently rolled out a store locator product for iOS’ new Spotlight Search and an in-store beacon service called Xone. Brandify is offering “Local Advertising…

    Andrew Shotland/ Street Fightin Google- 17 readers -
  • Coming Together to Fight Ebola

    … By Naomi Gleit, VP of Product Management and Chris Daniels, VP of Internet.org In times of crisis, people turn to Facebook to learn about what’s happening, share their experiences and offer support. In the past few months, Ebola has directly impacted the populations of multiple countries in West Africa. According to the World Health…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 6 readers -
  • Internet.org Summit Addresses the Content Barrier

    … Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the first Internet.org Summit in New Delhi, India. The Summit brings together like-minded thought leaders who are focused on addressing the lack of relevant localized content online. This is critical to Internet.org’s efforts to connect the two thirds of the world not yet connected. Simply…

    Facebook Newsroomin Content Facebook- 3 readers -
  • New Report Details Internet Access Barriers

    … in detail, we hope this report will be useful for innovators and organizations working to develop new solutions. To support these efforts, we’re also announcing that the first Internet.org Summit will take place next week in New Delhi, India. This event will bring together experts, officials and industry leaders to focus on ways to deliver more…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Would You Rather Give Up Your Work Life or Your Personal Life?

    … locations, or cafes. Their hours are all over the map provided that they can get their jobs done. Connectivity is Not Availability With email and collaborative technologies running rampant, it’s very easy to always stay connected. It’s no wonder that one of the things we do when we first wake up is check our emails or social media (and the same is true…

    Convince and Convert- 7 readers -
  • Introducing the Internet.org App

    … By Guy Rosen, Product Management Director Over 85% of the world’s population lives in areas with existing cellular coverage, yet only about 30% of the total population accesses the internet. Affordability and awareness are significant barriers to internet adoption for many and today we are introducing the Internet.org app to make the internet…

    Facebook Newsroom- 21 readers -
  • Openings and New Hires at Dex Media, Connectivity, GoDaddy, and Hearst

    … Every two weeks, Search Influence’s Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.) Del Humenik – Dex Media Former Dex Media EVP of sales & marketing Del Humenik, has been appointed to the newly-created…

    Kelly Benish/ Street Fight- 8 readers -
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