Pando

  • BeachMint Founder, President, And Investor Rebuke Report About The Startup’s Implosion

    BeachMint Founder, President, And Investor Rebuke Report About The Startup’s Implosion

    This morning, PandoDaily reported that Los Angeles-based eCommerce startup, BeachMint, had finally tanked after a long, “slow unraveling.” The problem, however, is that this doesn’t exactly mesh with reality. The reporter, Michael Carney, says that “multiple sources” informed him that the startup’s board had essentially fired CEO Josh Berman and President Diego… Read More

  • Verizon embraces legal P2P sharing, saves money

    Verizon embraces legal P2P sharing, saves money

    Verizon’s getting set to share the results of a recent study it conducted showing that “when an ISP cooperates with a file-sharing software maker they can speed downloads an average of 60 percent.” Oh, and it saves Verizon a bunch of money, too. Verizon created the “P4P Working Group” with file-sharing company Pando Networks and developed a system which more or less… Read More

  • Forget the SanDisk Deal, NBC Direct Will Soon Have Free Downloads in HD

    Forget the SanDisk Deal, NBC Direct Will Soon Have Free Downloads in HD

    While NBC Universal is making deals left and right to try to make up for the fact that it is no longer distributing its digital TV shows through iTunes, don’t get distracted by all the small-fry announcements. For instance, today it announced that it would make NBC shows available to SanDisk for its new Sansa TakeTV/Fanfare service. Is anyone going to buy a USB TV device from SanDisk? Read More

  • A Look at Supernova 2007 Connected Innovators

    A Look at Supernova 2007 Connected Innovators

    At Supernova’s 2007 Connected Innovators session, 12 young startups (well, 13 if you count the fake one planted to keep the audience on their toes), pitched their products to an audience at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco with punditry by Kevin Werbach and Michael Arrington and supporting color from Josh Kopelman, Julia Hanna Farris and Paul Kedrosky. Here’s a look at the 13… Read More

  • Pando Moves Beyond Email File Sharing

    Pando Moves Beyond Email File Sharing

    New York based Pando has been breaking away from the P2P file sharing pack, which we reviewed in late August. They claim over 1.5 million downloads of their client software, and move up to 20 TB of data per day between users. Pando is very easy to use. Once the PC or Mac software is installed, you simply drag a file or a folder (up to 1 GB) into the open window. Pando begins uploading that file to… Read More

  • Let's Share Some Files – Four Services Compared

    File sharing has long been a popular use of the Internet. I remember sitting at my laptop and asking a friend to name a song, and then seeing if I could download it off of Napster and play it before he could find the cd on the shelf, put it into the player and play the song himself. I often won those competitions. The old Napster is long gone, but was of course replaced with many other P2P… Read More