GigaOM Archive

21 Oct 2014

Apple Pay setup step-by-step: It’s unsurprisingly easy and fast

Apple Pay is now available in the U.S. and while the setup process is similar to Google Wallet, it’s a little bit faster and easier. Gigaom Search
20 Oct 2014

Apple denied Siri trademark for “social networking services,” files appeal

Apple tried to get trademark protection for its personal assistant Siri as a “social network,” but the Trademark Office turned down the application. Gigaom Search
20 Oct 2014

This startup is putting solar cells on a diet, because thinner is better

Solexel hopes to achieve something that has eluded so many startups: successfully launching a new solar technology using good ol’ silicon and engineering lighter cells. Gigaom Search
20 Oct 2014

In Q3 Netflix added two international subscribers for every new U.S. member, but price hike slowed growth

Netflix’s growth in Q3 of 2014 was impacted by the most recent price increase, the company says. Gigaom Search
20 Oct 2014

Where can I buy a connected coffee maker?

This week’s internet of things podcast featured a question about making your morning java a bit more automated. Gigaom Search
19 Oct 2014

OpenStack Juno debuts, more moving and shaking by cloud providers

The week in cloud: OpenStack M&A continues — stay tuned for more action. And Max Schireson on MongoDB momentum (and why he stepped down as CEO.) Gigaom Search
19 Oct 2014

The many ways Apple could seize control from the carriers with its new SIM card

Apple’s new SIM card will act as a gateway between the iPad and mobile networks. That gives Apple an enormous amount of power over the carriers. It’s doubtful, though, that Apple… Gigaom Search
19 Oct 2014

Are Google’s search results deceptive, or can consumers identify ads on their own?

Search engines are making it harder to see the difference between regular results and paid ads. Does the FTC have the power to do something? Or can consumers figure it out… Gigaom Search
19 Oct 2014

Former MongoDB CEO: Work-life balance is a people issue, not just a women’s issue

MongoDB Vice Chairman and former CEO came on the Structure Show this week to talk about the company’s future, and how life has been since stepping down from the leadership role… Gigaom Search
18 Oct 2014

How Google can unlock a trillion-dollar opportunity while improving search relevance

The next version of Google search could be a cost-per-action engine that would give companies like Amazon some serious competition. Gigaom Search