Today was one of those mornings. When I woke up, I found that my Internet connection was on the fritz. No worries—there was network maintenance at my ISP, Webpass, last night, so perhaps there was a need to reboot the devices and the routers. I did that dutifully. Twice. Nothing happened. Since it was way … Continue reading WiFi or LTE—which is faster?
Google. Amazon. Walmart. Beyond a doubt, faster-loading pages increase the performance and use of a service. Sometimes even a perceived faster performance (such as in the early days of Instagram) can help boost usage and engagement. So it’s no surprise that Facebook is using speed to lure publishing companies to collaborate. Handing over the content and trying to optimize … Continue reading On mobile, slow speeds kill
It was at John Battelle’s Web 2.0 summit, Marissa Mayer (then with Google) in a presentation to the audience pointed out that the faster Google could serve up search queries, happier the customers. “You might say that it’s obvious, but it is something bigger,” she said. Amazon found out that their revenues increased 1 percent … Continue reading Twin Prime wants mobile data faster