Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. "We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and futurist Fred Wilson, speaking on what to expect in the next ten years. View the entire 25-minute video below (it's worth it!) and then check out the 21 innovations below.
"An indestructible wireless broadband network that everyone can use," is how Devabhaktuni Srikrishna describes the concept of SocialMesh network. Although the original intent was to aid dissidents ...
Many members of the tech community have lent their skills to help Super Typhoon Haiyan rescue efforts in the Philippines. These include Viber, which rolled..
With only 2 billion people connected to the internet around the world, getting the other 5 billion will take enormous amounts of capital expenditures. Unless we all start sharing our mobile broadband access, that is.
An new app from Open Garden allows Wi-Fi network owners to share their password with the startup’s shared bandwidth community.
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has paired with Open Garden to bring mesh-networking to the new XO Tablet, allowing users of the low-cost open source slate to get online via bridged connect...
THE INTERNET OF THINGS Open Garden Image: CERN When the Large Hadron Collider went online
Open Garden uses a crowdsource-esque system to share Internet connectivity among nearby smartphones, tablets, computers and even Google Glass.
Open Garden hopes to make Google Glass — and any wearable computer — a node on its growing crowdsourced mesh network, and it’s asking for Google’s help to make it happen.
VideoOpen Garden 'bonds' several data connections to increase Internet access You read it right, free Internet access (WiFi, 3G/4G...). So where's the catch? Well, you'll have to share your data connection too.
Open Garden is now supporting multi-hop mesh networking in its app. That means your devices won’t just share connectivity with each other but with your neighbors’ devices and with their neighbors’ devices as well.
Open Garden, one of the finalists at TechCrunch Disrupt New York last year, just launched the newest version of its Android, Mac and Windows app that makes sharing your mobile internet connections even easier.
Eshta was kicked out of the Launch Festival after organizer Jason Calacanis enforced a no "booth babe" rule (photo courtesy of Oxygen PR) Despite a slow start, the 6th Annual Launch Festival is now moving at full speed with a great line-up of...
The release this week of new software from startup company Open Garden gives wireless carriers and/or their customers a new Wi-Fi offload option...
Open Garden leverages crowdsourcing to create seamless connectivity across 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It enables users to create their own ad-hoc mesh netw...
Andrew walks through connecting a phone and tablet with Open Garden. Read our full coverage here: http://www.androidcentral.com/open-garden-awesome-idea-poor...
Open Garden, the TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2012 Battlefield finalist which allows users to share their wireless data connections with others, is today announcing its first partnership with another software company, TextMe, a mobile communications...
Connect your smartphone's data on your tablet or laptop with OpenGarden. Read this article by CNET staff on CNET.
Open Garden, a Disrupt New York 2012 Battlefield finalist, just announced that it has raised a $2 million seed round from a group of leading technology industry angel investors.
Two entrepreneurs think it's time for smartphones to start cooperating with each other by sharing network connections. Read this article by Rafe Needleman on CNET.
I was on the panel of judges yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt to select the top startup of the conference. The finalists were a very impressive group: gTar, OpenGarden, UberConference, Ark, Babelverse and Sunglass.
An app called Open Garden lets users share wireless bandwidth, and could reduce network congestion—if carriers don't revolt.
Carriers continue to petition lawmakers to loosen regulations and alleviate spectrum shortage constraints, but a new app may do a more effective job easing the problem.
Break free from your connectivity limitations by using Open Garden to share Internet among your devices and maybe even other devices around you. Read this article by Nicole Cozma on CNET.
Technology can change the world, but can it really find you a parking spot in New York City?
Open Garden is hands down one of the most impressive apps I've seen this year. The app, first introduced at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2012 as the startup th...
(Phys.org) -- The Open Garden network app, which was launched in private beta in February, is now available free for download.
This is huge.Open Garden is a new mobile and desktop app which allows users to seamlessly share their Internet…...
TORONTO (Reuters) - Traveling and looking for Internet access?
Surfer gratuitement sur son mobile, il y a une application pour ça ! La start-up californienne Open Garden propose de créer un réseau communautaire pour interconnecter tous les smartphones et tablettes dans un rayon de 20 mètres.
Proposée sur Windows, Android et Mac OS X, l'application Open Garden permet à un utilisateur connecté à Internet grâce à son ordinateur ou son smartphone de partager sa connexion avec autrui, mais éga...
Una aplicación llamada Open Garden permite a los usuarios compartir ancho de banda inalámbrico y podría reducir la congestión de la red (si los proveedores no se rebelan contra ella).
E' nata negli U.S.A. una nuova applicazione per smartphone che permette di condividere gratuitamente l'accesso mobile alla rete con altre persone nelle vicinanze che hanno installato la stessa applicazione.
CHANDIGARH: Now you do not have to be disconnected with the outer world while traveling just because you do not have an internet connection on your smartphone or you do not want to spend money on...
OpenGarden hat eine Software vorgestellt, die unter Windows, Mac OS X und Android ein Mesh-Netzwerk über Bluetooth aufspannt. Darüber stellt das Programm auch die Internetzugänge der verbundenen Geräte für andere Mesh-Knoten bereit.
And that's just for starters.
"In the meantime, we’re proud to see numerous technology companies have responded to Typhoon Haiyan. They include peer-to-peer mobile broadband network Open Garden, whose app can be transferred from one Android phone to another using Bluetooth, allowing those without a connection to get online via devices that are on the internet."
Silicon Valley intrigue at its best made the discovery of Google's floating barge construction off Treasure Island one of last week's hot news items. On Wednes…
Open Garden, a former TC Startup Battlefield contestant, launched its latest product today. Wifi Opener, which is now available for Android, allows users to easily share the password to protected Wi-Fi networks with other users within their range.
One Laptop Per Child’s newest offering, a low-cost tablet, will get an Internet boost thanks to a crucial partnership with Open Garden.
Wouldn't it be nice if you had a ubiquitous Internet connection that never needed your help to get connected A highly regarded engineer and a VOIP...
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Open Garden, the San Francisco-based startup that allows Android, Windows and Mac users to create mesh networks between their devices to share Internet connections, today announced that it has managed to get Google Glass to connect to its network.
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Open Garden's Micha Benoliel says his mesh networking app now goes beyond 3G and 4G sharing.
Open Garden, a San Francisco-based mobile and desktop app developer with the lofty goal of making Internet access ubiquitous everywhere, on every device, launched in May last year at ...
Everyone's favorite mesh networking startup Open Garden today announced its 2.0 refresh at LAUNCH festival, having allegedly already served 2.1 million in... by Liam Spradlin in Applications, News
If you download any of the products coming out of this week’s LAUNCH Festival, Open Garden should be one of them.
LAUNCH FESTIVAL 2013 -- Open Garden, the startup crowdsourcing Internet access, announced today a completely new release of its groundbreaking software platform which delivers consistent and ubiquitous ...
I had heard about Open Garden a while ago, but I never got around to actually trying it. If you haven't heard of it before, it creates a wireless mesh network among all devices using the app. Think of crowd sourcing the internet.
Share mobile data connections among all your devices with this free Android app.
Open Garden needs scale, TextMe needs a means for its customers to reach the Internet. These two might just be a match made in heaven.
San Francisco-based startup Open Garden is preparing the next version of its software application, which will enable customers to use channel bonding over multiple networks to increase bandwidth as well as leverage multi-hop Wi-Fi offloading to...
Open Garden, a small San Francisco startup that is helping users create and share their own personal mesh networks for PCs, Macs and Android devices, has raised $2 million from assorted angels.
The startup makes a free app that lets one device share its connectivity with any other around it...
What if you couldn't just share your Internet connection with the few WiFi devices tethered to your phone or hotspot, but with pretty much everybody around you?
New app allows you to share your Internet connection with every Wi-Fi-enabled device within 20 meters. Read this article by Steven Musil on CNET News.
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Open Garden was definitely one of the most interesting and ambitious startups to launch at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York last month.
Internet access is limited by service providers, who act as gatekeepers to the treasures of connectivity. But could crowdsourcing connectivity be the answer to the problem for mobile users?
San Francisco-based Open Garden is looking to boost mobile broadband coverage by sharing devices' connectivity in densely populated areas using peer-to-peer technology.
Android/Windows/Mac: Open Garden is both a Wi-Fi tethering app and a mesh network. Install it on your Android phone and you can use your mobile data wirelessly on your Windows or Mac laptop, as well as Android tablets.
Open Garden est une application qui promet un accès gratuit à Internet, partout dans le monde, grâce au partage de connexion. L'idée de cette application est donc le partage...
Développée par une start-up californienne, elle permet à des smartphones, tablettes et mêmes ordinateurs portables situés à proximité de partager leur connexion à Internet.
El servicio, para PC, Mac y Android, permite compartir la conexión de datos entre aparatos...
Open Garden convierte tu móvil en un router sobre el que construir redes mesh que comparten sus recursos de conectividad a internet.
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