Facebook has recently acquired a New York-based startup called Branch. The company is into multiple social discussion tools and looks like they will be working with the top social network to form the Conversations group for Zuckerberg. No confirmation from either of the party but we heard a $15 million deal. Read more
I don’t like bad news especially in the mobile industry. It breaks my heart that stuff we think will work actually isn’t working. So for those using the Money mobile wallet by O2 in the UK, you have to bid goodbye to it soon. Why, the network is discontinuing the service on March 31 as its last day. It’s said that Money isn’t performing well. This shutdown is somehow expected in the region because competition is really tight. Read more
December 31, 2013
No doubt the 3D printing has become bigger this year. I know for sure that the technology will become even bigger this year what with the many advancements we’ve seen. And just before 2013 ends, 3D Systems bought something from Xerox. The latter is a company known for industrial copiers and office printers. Read more
December 26, 2013
We know Steve Ballmer would be replaced as CEO anytime soon but looks like the search for a new CEO will take a while. We’re expected an early 2014 announcement but Board member John Thompson said otherwise.
Ballmer announced his stepping down from the position within 12 months. After that, we’ve heard of a few names come up being considered for the job. We heard about the COO of Qualcomm Steve Mollenkopf and then there’s Stephen Elop of Nokia and Alan Mullaly of Ford too.
We have no idea who will be the rightful successor but we hope that person will help bring Microsoft into a better and brighter future. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see. Read more
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If you think Samsung would have a home court advantage in South Korea, that is not the case as the recent patent saga between Samsung and Apple continues, a Korean court ruled against an Apple sales ban. Samsung also requested for damages for devices in question: iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, and the iPad 2. Judge Shim Woo-yong ruled the request in favor of the Cupertino company. Read more
The future of Smart Home Technology is very bright. We’re seeing a lot of smart appliances and gadgets and we expect to see more next year, starting at the CES 2014 in January. Connecting devices will soon be made easier as electronics giants formed the AllSeen Alliance. Read more