Press for Consumer, New Media and Internet
Apple’s recent launch of the iPadhas triggered intensifying interest in online video distribution, which seems to be reflected in a string of announcements that coincide with today’s kickoff of the National Association of Broadcasters’ annual conference in Las Vegas.
As if reminding everyone of the size of their network, Cambridge, MA-based Akamai Technologies(NASDAQ: AKAM), announced today that unprecedented demand for online coverage of major sport events—including streaming video—pushed traffic on its global network to a single-day peak of 3.45 terabits per second on Friday. That’s roughly equivalent to the capacity needed to download the entire text of the U.S.Library of Congressin less than a minute.
RawVoice, a leader in new media distribution, trend tracking and content monetization, announces the availability of the first two customizable, branded distribution apps for media via the Boxee and Roku new media players.
anSnap®, the leading live event ticket search engine, today announced that fans can find hundreds of Masters Golf Tournament badges, to see Tiger Woods' return to golf at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia with FanSnap.
One of the most popular games to hit iTunes is now available on mobile phones everywhere from Hands-On Mobile, Inc., the world’s leading publisher and developer of connected games and applications. From developer Subatomic Studios, Fieldrunners is the addicting tower defense game that has players build towers in strategic patterns to stop waves of increasingly determined enemies and to extend the game as long as possible. A fan favorite with staying power, Fieldrunners has been a top 20 app in iTunes since its release in October 2008.