Verizon Digital Media Services is partnering with India’s leading carrier Airtel to expand its content delivery network across the country. The deal sees the launch of four points of presence in four cities: Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and New Delhi.
The move enables fast access to Verizon’s digital content platform to those located in the country. From Verizon Digital Media Services CTO Rob Peters:
We are expanding our content delivery network in strategic markets that our customers [Read More…]
The WWE and Topps have launched WWE Slam, a new card-collecting app based on your favorite WWE wrestlers. Wrestling fans can use the app to start building up a collection of digital cards and trading with other fans around the globe.
Here’s a quick look at some of what you can expect from WWE Slam, from the app’s description:
New cards and series released every day! Come back and use your free daily coin [Read More…]
Wells Fargo has announced the U.S. bank will be releasing a wallet for Android later this summer. This addition to the official mobile banking app will transform the experience into a complete payment solution. It’s hoped the introduction of a wallet will help make the app more convenient to use for customers, allowing them to check accounts, perform banking tasks and make payments all from within the single mobile offering.
Much like you would with other [Read More…]
In an effort that will create a storage giant, Western Digital has officially completed its purchase of SanDisk. The deal was originally announced in late 2015, carrying a total value of about $ 19 billion. According to a report from The Verge, however, that amount was lowered to $ 16 billion after Chinese firm Unisplendour backed out on its plans to purchase a 15% stake in Western Digital.
No matter how you slice it, the combined might [Read More…]
Google is getting into the stand alone digital assistant game. With the success of Amazon’s Echo, and subsequently the Echo Dot and Amazon Tap, leading to an estimated three million sales and endless amounts of data collected, this seems like a logical step for Google. Google is already in the home hardware business with their
Deadpool, the surprise box office hit superhero box movie starring Ryan Reynolds as the Marvel Comics character, is now available to own as a digital download in the Google Play Store for $ 14.99.
The R-rated movie made a huge splash when it was released in theaters in February, and it’s now available on digital download a few days earlier than first announced.. Just in case you have been under a rock for the past few [Read More…]
The growing desire for higher audio quality means that Android is showing more presence in the digital audio player (DAP) world. Folks may see it silly to carry around an additional device when our smartphones can play audio, but unfortunately, the quality isn’t great on phones yet. LG has recently shown an effort to remedy
With the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset now beginning to ship out to the first pre-order customers, Oculus is updating its SDK for developers so they can build apps and games for the new hardware. At the same time, the company is also allowing those developers to sell their games made for the Oculus Rift outside its own digital store.
In a blog post, Oculus stated:
“As a developer, you don’t have to be in the [Read More…]
LG has announced what is boasted as the world’s first smartphone to feature DAB+ digital radio support. The Stylus 2, announced for Australia, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and the UK, brings the very best of digital radio to the smartphone. Featuring not only a DAB+ chipset, the LG Stylus 2 also comes with an exclusive app that allows owners to enjoy broadcasts right out of the box.
But that’s not all. Developers can take advantage [Read More…]
If you’ve been waiting for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to become available for you to purchase, you won’t have to wait too much longer. The digital copy will be available on April 1, with the DVD and Blu Ray versions becoming available on April 5. After shattering box office records with more than $ 926 million domestic and $ 2.05 billion worldwide, many have been anxiously awaiting the chance to purchase it to watch at home.
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