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7 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Akamai Sets Date for Second Quarter 2014 Investor Conference Call

According to a company release, the call will include the company's second quarter 2014 financial results, and may include forward-looking financial guidance from management.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Ars Technica

How Comcast became a powerful-and controversial-part of the Internet backbone

Comcast has struggled to win the hearts of its TV and Internet subscribers for years, regularly faring poorly in customer satisfaction surveys.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Akamai Technologies Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Shares of Akamai Technologies have received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the fourteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

ComputerWorld

World Cup demand on mobile shows data costs too much: SBS

Australians who exceeded their mobile data caps during this year's World Cup should blame their telcos for providing restrictive limits, according to broadcaster SBS.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Verizon Looking To Challenge Akamai With New Cloud-Based Web Application Firewall Service

This morning, Verizon announced a new cloud-based web application firewall service as part of their Verizon Digital Media Services Defend product suite, which includes built-in protection against network-layer distributed denial of service attacks and origin-cloaking capabilities via Origin Shield.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Zacks Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for Akamai Technologies

's stock had its "neutral" rating restated by Zacks in a report released on Wednesday.

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Benzinga

Tigress Analyst Weighs In On Rumor Of AT&T Taking Interest In Akamai

Rumors of Akamai Technologies being a potential buyout target by AT&T have yet to be confirmed.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Digital Post Production

Lewis Black Takes Improv to New Extremes with MobileRider and Akamai

As part of the performance, Black will accept improvisational topic suggestions while on stage from audience members in attendance as well as watching the live stream from around the world.

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Digital Post Production

VBrick 9000 Series Encoders are Akamai-Qualified

VBrick Systems, Inc., a leading enterprise video platform provider, today announced that its VBrick 9000 Series product line has been qualified by Akamai Technologies, one of the worlds largest content delivery networks, to deliver live video streams via the Akamai Intelligent Platform.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Business Journal

Five tech execs who hold more than $100M in company stock

Boston-area tech executives who hold more than $100 million in company stock include those from Lowell-based M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. and Cambridge-based Akamai Technologies.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Boy Genius

U.S. broadband speeds are improving, but still far behind global leaders

Average global Internet service speeds grew an impressive 24% annually to 3.9Mbps in the first quarter of 2014, according to the recently released "State of the Internet Report" from Akamai.

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Advanced-television.com

World Cup 'Group of Death' drives online video traffic

Akamai have put together figures on World Cup streaming, revealing the highest average peak traffic occurred during the Germany v USA and Ghana v Portugal matches last week - when it reached 6.8t Tbps.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

U.S. World Cup match spurs unprecedented streaming traffic, IT snafus

Akamai Technologies reported that combined peak data traffic for Thursday's concurrent World Cup games reached a record data consumption of 6.84 terabits per second.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Baltic Times

Latvia has sixth fastest internet in world- report - The Baltic Times

Latvia has the sixth fastest Internet in the world, according to the latest report by the IT company Akamai Technologies.

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NewsFactor

What Security Pros Need To Know About the State of the Internet

Distributed Denial of Service attack traffic is one storyline in the Akamai State of the Internet Report.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

NewsFactor

The Security Angle on Akamai's Report

Distributed Denial of Service attack traffic is one storyline in the Akamai State of the Internet Report.

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PC Magazine

Global Web Speeds Up, U.S. Lags

Global Web speeds continued their steady growth this year, climbing 1.8 percent in the first quarter to reach an average connection speed of 3.9 Mbps.

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ComputerWorld

IPv6 usage is climbing in Europe, while Asian countries are most ready for 4K TV, says study

Belgium is unexpected contender for most IPv6-friendly country, but no surprise that South Korea and Japan are most ready for 4K video Belgium is leading the world in IPv6 adoption, while South Korea and Japan are most ready for 4K video streaming, according to a report.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Barron's

Akamai, Equinix et al. Amidst Cowen's New IT Infrastructure

Cowen & Co.' s Colby Synesael today weighed in on what he observed last week at the " GigaOm Structure " conference held in San Francisco by the tech pub, where he notes there was a lot of discussion of how to "redefine" the "architecture of IT" for the age of cloud computing .

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Related Topix: Akamai Technologies, Startups, Equinix, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Rackspace, Telecom, IT Services

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Freshnews

The March Toward an Instant Web Highlighted by Akamai at Velocity 2014

Akamai Technologies, Inc. , the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, will use Velocity 2014 , taking place June 24-26, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, to showcase techniques for delivering "near instant" web experiences for users.

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