And here’s what’s been up in the world . . .
Wondered where the Hastag came from? Now you can find out. Spoiler alert, a guy in SILICON VALLEY.
AliBaba just put a ton of money into app-search engine Quixey. $50 million. First, that’s an important move, so watch them further. Second, that shows an interest in app discovery, which may make the market hotter (relevant or not). #WowALotOfMoney
Lockheed-Martin furloughed 3000 workers due to the US government shutdown. I’m sure we’ll be posting more if this drags on, so keep watching the layoffs. #DamnThatsBad
There’s a new financial scandal on the horizon dealing with foreign market manipulation. Yeah, just what we need now. This is LIBOR-level and could be another blow to the world economy and trust, so . . . yeah this is a depressing roundup. #ReallyAgain