This Week in Marketing Tech2 min read
Every week there are new developments on the web that you keep up with. Here are some of the top stories.
- Facebook’s Users Are Confused: Facebook hopes their new privacy explanations will be clearer for its users.
- Heartbleed: A bug that’s able to get past your encryptions and other security measures can be stopped.
- Comcast Talks with FCC about Time Warner Cable: Comcast wants to acquire Time Warner Cable, but this is no simple acquisition. Comcast had to appear before government regulators to make their case.
Cloud computing is huge because it allows us to store information at a low price and gives us access to those files anywhere. Here’s what you need to know about the cloud this week.
- Microsoft Azure: Microsoft is trying to stay relevant in the cloud-computing world with Azure. Azure is touted as Microsoft’s best bet when battling Google and Amazon.
- Red Hat and Google: A partnership between Red Hat and Google means that Red Hat users can shift their installations to the cloud.
- What Is Andromeda?: Nope, it isn’t some kind of android supervillain. It’s Google’s new software-defined, networking based substrate. Which actually sounds just as scary.
Mobile tech may be changing the most rapidly in the marketing tech world. Here’s what you need to know this week.
- Crittercism Raises $30 Million More: Startup Crittercism makes ways for companies to monitor mobile app performance. They raised $30 million in funding bringing their total raised amount to $48 million.
- Fashionable Samsung: Samsung is getting some recognition from the fashion industry. Here’s how they did it.
- Wine Discovery App on iPad: Need to find a good wine? Use the Drync app on your iPad, and drink up.
- Sketches to Tappable Prototypes: Marvel has created an app that allows anyone to make their own mobile app prototype. Get sketching!