GigaOM Archive

29 Nov 2014

Super efficient perovskites are dazzling solar cell researchers

There’s a lot of excitement about a class of materials called perovskites that promise to deliver efficient and cheap solar cells. In a pursuit to lower production cost, one team at… Gigaom Search
28 Nov 2014

Social media terms and conditions are way too complex, say UK MPs

The British Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee seized on Facebook’s emotion-manipulation study as a perfect example of why people need to be more aware of how their personal data is used. Gigaom Search
28 Nov 2014

EU Parliament calls on Commission to consider Google break-up

The call, which was anticipated, does not have any concrete effects but it does increase pressure on the European Commission to take a hard line with Google over the abuse of… Gigaom Search
28 Nov 2014

How to stop Twitter from seeing what mobile apps you’ve installed

Twitter is going to start tracking what apps users have installed on their phone, so that the service can target advertising better, as well as recommending users or tweets for people… Gigaom Search
27 Nov 2014

Looks like the EU net neutrality debate will run into 2015

The Council of the EU, representing the 28 member states, is currently debating how to finalize the strict net neutrality rules that the European Parliament handed it earlier this year. It… Gigaom Search
27 Nov 2014

Uber inches closer to its next funding round

Undaunted by its current media storm, Uber has continued to raise its next round of funding, another $ 1 billion, according to Bloomberg sources. Gigaom Search
27 Nov 2014

There’s an opportunity for tech in the EPA’s proposed smog rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to tighten the rule for regulating ground-level ozone, or smog, a move that regulators hope will spark new technology development to reduce emissions. Gigaom Search
26 Nov 2014

Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina weighs White House bid

Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO who engineered its $ 25 billion acquisition of Compaq, is considering another top job: President of the United States Gigaom Search
26 Nov 2014 campaign begs EU states to back net neutrality

A “” coalition of civil society groups has sent a letter to the Council of the EU, which is finalizing the European Union’s new net neutrality rules, urging it not to… Gigaom Search
26 Nov 2014

Contrarian views on the role of fashion in wearables

Most would say it’s a given that the fashion industry will have a big role in wearables. Some smart designers beg to differ. Gigaom Search