Google buy Wildfire – Expanding digital offering
Wildfire, the US-based website helps companies manage social media accounts on a range of services including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
It was founded just four years ago but Wildfire already grown to around 400 employees and works with more than 16,000 companies including Virgin and Unilever.
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Usain Bolt declares himself the greatest sprinter of all time
Bolt broke his own Olympic record with a time of 9.63 sec, the second fastest in history behind his own world record.
The run that gave the London Games the performance it craved should silence those who doubted Bolt’s fitness and form.
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Tweeting Rover Lands on Mars
“We’re on Mars again,” said the exhilarated NASA chief, Charles Bolden. “It’s just absolutely incredible. It doesn’t get any better than this.”
Much of the Twitter sphere agreed with him — especially as the Curiosity Rover’s official account was live-tweeting the whole Mars landing.
First photos from Mars Curiosity landing – http://ow.ly/cLC74
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Google Fiber gets a fast start in Kansas City
Google Fiber starts with a connection speed 100 times faster than today’s average broadband. Instant downloads.
Crystal clear HD. And endless possibilities. It’s not just TV. And it’s not just Internet. It’s Google Fiber.
Analysts say that more than 7,000 households have already pre-registered for the new broadband service, while 23 percent of designated ‘fiberhoods’ have cleared the hurdle for.
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The Future for Facebook’s Mobile Strategy
With every site on the Web making the gradual move from desktop to mobile, some of the major players online are finding the transition difficult and that the move is far more complex than it first appears. Facebook’s problems has been well documented for the last couple of months, its native app being criticised for its slow, unresponsive nature as its rivals like Twitter, Google+, Path and Foursquare are praised for their more intuitive apps.
Yet Facebook is very much a company in transition. It’s 945 million user base means that it will be sticking around for quite a while, but it’s finding the mobile strategy transition difficult, both from a user and financial perspective.
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