The tablet and smartphone have invaded the workplace and are changing everything about the way we work. Office-bound employees are now free to roam and work on their personal devices. Road warriors and field workers now have a device as powerful as a PC that fits in their pockets.
When Yahoo hired Marissa Mayer to be its CEO in July 2012, it was because she is considered a technology product genius. The hope was that she would save the company by fixing its current stable of products and come up with some new ones – the next Pinterest, Snapchat, or Instagram.
Yahoo has bought New York-based startup, Qwiki. Qwiki is a video app that combines pictures and video to "tell a story". Unlike other smaller acquisitions Yahoo has made recently, it says it will continue to support the Qwiki app. The Qwiki team will move into Yahoo's New York HQ.
The New York Times said Monday it was expanding its digital news offerings to third-party platforms as part of a push for more online subscribers.The "NYT Everywhere" will begin with Flipboard, a so-called social magazine which allows its users to flip through news from around the world.Starting Thursday, iPad and iPhone users of Flipboard will be able to access full content from the New York Times.