Views from Phanfare CEO and Co-founder Andrew Erlichson

Archive for June, 2010

Link Can an Algorithm be Worth $100MM? Google Thinks So.

We received this note from Google today regarding the On2 product that we used to use to convert video. Google purchased On2 for over $100MM last summer. At the time, we figured they were purchasing On2 for the patent portfolio. I guess we were right. They recently announced the new Google webm video format, based [...]

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Link The End of Unlimited Data at ATT is Mostly a Good Thing

ATT today announced the end of unlimited data plans for wireless customers. Why did they do it? It was not about revenue. They sat around the table at ATT and asked: What’s the number one issue with customer satisfaction today? And the universal answer is network performance. How do they fix it? Well, they could [...]

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