Rolling Stone magazine’s ‘Cover Wall’ partnership with Google Play is an excellent medium to open up the organization’s coffers to a decentralized, digital base versus sticking to their printed (legacy) orientation.
After the shock and subsequent fallout that upside to Nokia’s demise is a thriving Finnish start-up scene (as evidenced by Clash of the Clans and HayDay amongst others)…
After wearable technology… now comes chips. Yes, that’s right. You too can get a chip implanted into your body (like what is being done at Epicenter a high-tech Swedish office block).
Indeed, that’s what Apple is sitting on currently… a staggering amount of money that the firm retains versus utilizing for other purposes (including much the the chagrin / ire of shareholders i.e., paying a stock dividend!)
Apple’s first quarter record setting (the largest ever by a public company) looks to be another indication of Captain Cook’s focus on profits versus innovation as the post-Jobs’ era continues evolving…
Facebook’s compliance with the Turkish government’s request to block a page that’s reportedly offensive to the Prophet Muhammed is yet another challenge regarding censorship versus free speech (and the on-going / underlying tension therein).
China’s continued crackdown on VPN’s is yet another indication of just how serious the nation is towards ensuring that ‘The Great Firewall of China’ is just that (as the country continues to increasing tighten the screws on ‘net access to information that the government deems inappropriate.
Adobe’s Flash (software) vulnerability demonstrates yet again how technology and the increasing ubiquity of such is anything but 100% fail-safe.
If all goes as planned, Gemini will be launched later this year with the sole purpose of regulating virtual currencies (aka Bitcoin) yet another sign that said medium has matured.
It’s clear that BlackBerry’s effort to lobbying for governmental regulation i.e., mandating that applications are developed that run on their platform is another indication of just how far the firm has fallen.