As reported by TechCrunch, in a somewhat surprising move, Cisco decides to acquire OpenDNS for a boatload of cash. I will be curious to see if there are any affects of this purchase or whether OpenDNS will be able to continue with business as usual. Google announces some new features and partners for Google Fit.… Read More Geek Reading July 1, 2015
The internet is alive with rumors that Google is in talks to acquire Twitter. This is not overly surprising as Google tends to make a run at many hot properties. The concern with this is that Google does not have a great record of integrating new purchases and having them flourish. They already bought and… Read More If Twitter Is For Sale, Who Should By It?
What did I miss? Is today the standard day to announce “big news”? The reason this is so interesting is because it is all related to social media and social networks. First, Comcast announces its new service fancast.com. They are partnering with IBMD, CBS, Hulu.com and others. The Comcast offering is a video “hub” where… Read More Big Companies, Big Social News