Jan. 18, 2017

Vine is dead, Twitter sells Fabric, Evernote updates and more

Vine is dead, Twitter sells Fabric, Evernote updates and more

School employee gets fired about a tweet and more!

Today's Episode
This week we say goodbye to Vine as a social network. It will only live as a camera app now. It's not surprising given that Twitter did not put enough resources into it after the initial buy. The main culprit was live video. Live video eclipsed Vine as the preferred media for social media companies to invest in. This is Twitter's way of finding a path to profitability. It has not done that yet. Will you use Vine Camera?

Show's Timeline:
Assange backing down on his promise
Slack gets threading messages
Google adds offline search
Google Maps now tells you how bad parking can be
Vimeo has a new tool for creators
School fires employee for reasons?
Google and LG launch new smartwatches next month
Tired of Evernote? Try Milanote
Amazon launches a new Anime streaming channel
Youtube is testing out a new messaging service
Evernote updates? Do we care?
Google acquires Fabric developer
Can you now smell in VR?
Lecia's gets nostalgic with the M10
Mirari bot may have been done by a DDoS protection firm
Hulu will offer an offline mode
Cortana coming to the Android lock screen?
Tech employees mad and protest again. So, the norm
Facebook makes Messenger the default messaging system
Tidal offers a new hidden feature
Laugh.ly offers a new revenue stream for comedians
Bye-bye buy button on Twitter
Vine is no more. Long live Vine Camera
Twitter will loop videos under 6.5 seconds
AMD takes on Intel server market
Windows 10 is getting an e-book store
Gmail users, beware of this phishing scam
Samsung security cameras hacked… again
Apps/Programs to try this week:
Hemmingway 3.0
Jack Daniel's Coffee
Twitter Night Mode for web
Highlights from the Show:
The media criticize Assange for not keeping his promise? What about all the celebrities?

The problem with Evernote was it was a little late on the update and treating its customers badly.

The problem with the Windows e-book store is not being available on every platform.

Let me get this straight, you're going to fire a school employee encouraging kids to go to school?

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