Apple to Buy Beats

Apple to buy beats: It has been widely reported that Apple are inline to purchase Beats for an amount believed to be in the region of $3 billion.

Facebook announces Q1 Revenues

Results of Facebook’s performance came out earlier this week and it looks very encouraging! The main statistic being discussed is that of Facebook’s revenue which is very impressive at a cool $2.5 billion, a 72% increase on 2013’s 1st quarter revenues of $1.46 billion.

The Technology Effect

Information is now so easily recallable through these neat pieces of tech that our brain now doesn’t need to work anywhere near as hard as people did 20 years ago. Even something as simple as a contact list on your phone has had such an impact. Have you ever tried remembering 50 phone numbers? Most people can’t remember their own!

Facebook Buys Oculus: Is Mark Zuckerberg Planning a Virtual World with Oculus?

As you may have seen in the news in the past few days Mr Zuckerberg has once again drawn the large Facebook wallet from his pocket. “Facebook Buys Oculus” was all over the news this week; making it the latest acquisition of Facebook’s. The Oculus is deal is worth approximately $2 billion; made up of $400 million in cash and then a further $1.6 billion in Facebook common stock shares.

Spritz App – it makes you read!

So I heard this new technology Spritz app could help me read a FULL book in 90 minutes?! To me this sounded like madness. I have checked it all out and I’m already a big fan.

The Internet Turns 25!

On Wednesday 12th March the internet as we know it celebrated its 25th Birthday! To think ‘the internet’ was started on a single machine in Switzerland is mad, it now connects an estimated 7 billion people all over the world.

Google + is killing it

Google + is a term you hear about more and more every day. As a daily Gmail user I may be very biased towards this, but hey everyone is entitled to an opinion right?

Bebo: The Resurrection ?

Bebo was founded by Michael and Xochi Birch in January 2005 and quickly became an internet sensation. Bebo experienced mind blowing growth rates with Comscore revealing in July 2007 that in the UK, Bebo was the most popular social network with 10.7 million unique users compared to MySpace’s 10.1 million and Facebook 7.6 million

Facebook Buys WhatsApp: What’s the story?

On October 11th 2011 WhatsApp confirmed that they had surpassed sending 1 billion messages. News broke yesterday (19th February 2014) that Facebook has bought the popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp for a scary $16 Billion (£9.59 Billion). Perhaps what’s even more astonishing is that Whatsapp currently consists of just 55 employees. Facebook buys WhatsApp.

The Importance of Search

In the recent wake of Microsoft naming their new CEO Satya Nadella, its becoming clearer that search will become more important than ever.