Google’s I/O developer conference concludes today, but that wasn’t the only source of news for this week. Here’s our greatest hits from the week!
Facebook Home’s flagship phone is on the verge of being discontinued? Combine this with the reports that Home is slipping in the Android charts and it looks like the bloom has come off the new home screen environment rose just weeks after launch.
Further reading: Facebook Home Is Losing Steam In The Charts…Fast
Blackberry on iOS? Android? From a social perspective this could have some interesting effects, especially on communities and geographies where BBM is still heavily used for socializing, such as Trinidad. The CEO bleated, “It’s time to bring BBM to a great audience.” Um… no, that actual time would have been 3-5 years ago. But it is an interesting development and could be impactful in certain parts of the world.
Throwing a hashtag on your television network might be considered a Twitter campaign nowadays, but is the next logical step in the television world to create a specific network to talk about your network’s programs?
Sure, Yahoo has been on the acquisition trend lately but what’re the odds that a Tumblr acquisition could end up turning into another Flickr situation where Yahoo simply refuses to innovate with an acquired product?
There’s always an alternative with plenty of case with a history of making bigger buys and improving the product it acquires…