Tag Archives: global

Instagram launches mobile web sharing to pursue global growth

Instagram wants to be the photo app for the whole world, even if you can’t or won’t download it. In pursuit of international growth where networks are slow and data is expensive, Instagram has given its mobile website a massive upgrade that adds core features of the main app, including photo sharing and a lightweight version of the Explore tab. ... Read More »

Georgetown ranked top for global alumni network

The company compared the LinkedIn profiles of graduates from the US campuses with the largest international student populations. Based on the number of alumni whose LinkedIn profiles claim they have ‘international’ or ‘global’ in their job titles, Intead concluded that Georgetown University has the most powerful alumni network with 8.3% of graduate profiles displaying a ‘global’ job. The rankings attempt to present ... Read More »

Samsung Gear S3 frontier and classic launch, global rollout begins

The Samsung Gear S3 classic and frontier were announced at IFA back in September, it feels so long ago. Now the Tizen-powered smartwatch is on sale in its home country of South Korea and will launch in several other markets in a week. Starting November 18, the S3 duo will be available in the UK, France, Germany, the US, Australia, ... Read More »

Trump victory shocks global firms reliant on open trade

Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. election sent shockwaves through industries that rely on open trade, from airlines to cars and IT outsourcing, even though many executives remain unsure what his protectionist rhetoric will mean in practice. Throughout his presidential campaign, Trump has vowed to revive the U.S. economy by slashing taxes, preventing companies from making products overseas, renegotiating trade ... Read More »