Australia vs Google and Facebook – COVID-19 Edition
During this unprecedented global crisis, Australia has become an unlikely beacon of hope. After a devastating summer of bush fires, where the government response was too slow and ineffective, COVID-19 presented a new problem and this government was not going to be caught out again….
Tug accepted onto the Mayor’s International Business Programme
We’re super excited to announce that Tug has been accepted onto Cohort 14 of the Mayor’s International Business Programme (MIBP). The initiative is run by London & Partners and offers mentoring, expert advice and real business opportunities for high growth companies interested in expanding overseas.
First News Report about the Internet from 1981
This is really cool… the computers and phones are more modern now…. and well of course now we actually have the internet… the haircuts are strangely back in fashion though… definitely worth a watch http://www.wimp.com/theinternet/
IBM creates ‘smallest stop motion film’
Wow super cool. IBM scientists have created a video using atoms! It is officially amazing and adjudicated by Guinness World Records. The purpose is to get kids and well everyone excited about atomic principals. First business super computer and now smallest movie ever – nice…
Original Apple computer sold for $375K
A 36 year old computer was auctioned at Sotheby’s for a huge amount of cash to an anonymous bidder. All I want to know is if it had tetris? http://www.cio.co.uk/news/3364471/36-year-old-apple-computer-sells-for-374500/?olo=rss
Should Mark Zuckerberg Step Down?
Well the stock is absolutely tanking… Is Mark the right guy to care? I just read an interesting article suggesting that Mark is the right guy to keep Facebook moving forward – will he/it change the world? But he is not the right guy…
A great example of an integrated Zombie campaign with Social KPIs
In British Columbia, Canada they are readying themselves for a Zombie invasion! The government’s emergency information team is giving tips on how to prepare for a potentially volatile undead situation in the province. The idea is that if you are prepared for a Zombie attack you are prepared…
Google Sued for Making Google Maps free!
Gotta love the French! A French mapping company has successfully sued Google for close to Half a Million dollars for undercutting their dominant position in the marketplace. According to them, Google has eaten all the costs of produing their beautiful maps in order to take…
Don’t give your Facebook password to employers
Well that seems pretty obvious doesn’t it? Supposedly in North America though, candidates are starting to be asked – so that prospective employers can check any closed groups they might be involved in. Well that’s just crazy. I ask everyone I interview if they are…
Facebook blamed for over 30% of Divorces!
It’s no surprise to users of ‘Stalkerbook’, ‘Flirtbook’ or whatever other nicknames you have for Facebook, that it is a cause for divorce – but over 30%? Well it’s official – the Social Network seems great at… well making some couples very anti-social. How Social…