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The Edge is Becoming More Critical in a World of 5G and IoT

The edge is becoming more critical in a world of 5G and IoT. I've seen the evolution from 1x to 3G to 4G and now 5G over the many years I've worked ...
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Understanding Emerging Video Formats

In my previous post, we discussed two new image formats: High-Efficiency Image File (HEIF) and AV1 Image File (AVIF). In this article, we'll take a closer look at two emerging video formats ...
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Understanding New Image Formats

Akamai Image & Video Manager (IVM) already supports key modern image types, such as WebP, JPEG 2000, and JPEG XR, but the imaging industry is always evolving and raising the bar on ...
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Alternatives to Animated GIFs

We have all been amused by animated GIFs on lots of websites -- dancing babies, cute cats, flying birds, funny memes, and countless others. Despite their popularity, animated GIFs can be very ...
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Two months of Black Fridays?

Black Friday began in the U.S. as a way to funnel Thanksgiving holiday free time into a day of wanton gift shopping. It later spread globally as a retailer promotional blitz to ...
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How did your turkey trot to your home this year?

Despite the fact that I only had two guests for Thanksgiving yesterday, I still cooked enough food for 15 people, and all of the ingredients were ordered online and delivered to my ...
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Online Shoppers Undeterred by COVID as Holiday Shopping Season Shifts Earlier

Holiday shoppers are overcoming worries and restrictions and easily adapting to new shopping norms as the COVID-19 pandemic has invaded our lives and made us overwhelmingly dependent on online and mobile activity ...
Moving to the Edge -- An Outlook Into a New Era of Computing

Moving to the Edge — An Outlook Into a New Era of Computing

At the end of a busy week of Akamai platform updates, edge computing rises as a critical focus. Akamai has been operating services at the edge for over 20 years, from content ...
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Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Set Sales Records: Reinforces Mobile Optimization Lessons for All Retailers

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On its 20th anniversary, Singles' Day (11 November), a popular Chinese shopping day meant to celebrate the status of those who are single, set a new one-day record of $38 billion in ...