Tuesday 13 March 2012

Tech blogger set to make $200 MILLION

Pete Cashmore, the blogger who started Mashable, one of the world's biggest social media websites, from his bedroom because it was 'something to do without getting out of bed' is set to become a multimillionaire amid the likely sale of the site to CNN for $200 million.

Cashmore, now 26, created Mashable.com from his room when he was just 19 in an attempt to escape the boredom of his studies.

Seven years later, the tech news site now has its head office in New York and Cashmore is set to become one of the world's wealthiest men.

Monday 12 March 2012

Android Market is now Google Play

Google renamed the Android Market to Google Play. First impression is What's up with that logo?. Frankly, it looks like the 6 year old kid of some Google exec was allowed to design it. Second thing to come to mind is: Why is Google dumping the Android brand and why did they use the word Play instead of Market? Surely "Google Market" would have made a lot more sense than "Google Play". Unless Google is planning to move into the gaming console market! Think about it for a second. Google phones, Google tablets, Google TVs and Google gaming consoles all using the same or similar OSs and using the same cloud store.

Sunday 11 March 2012

Be weary of experts

Beethoven was told by his music teacher that he had no talent for music. This teacher said: "as a composer he is hopeless".