Welcome to week 20 of ‘Random & Relevant’.
Here’s what push notifications look like when you have 8 million Instragram followers.
WEEKLY NEWS REVIEW
Google reportedly paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to stay as the default search engine. WhatsApp drops their €0.79 annual fee and promises to remain ad-free. Netflix ($45 billion market cap) plans to spend $6 billion on content in 2016. Android has generated $31 billion revenue with $22 billion profit. Citymapper, the transport app raises $40 million. Facebook launches a new app, Sports Stadium, a hub for team and player stats and scores. Spotify acquires Dublin startup Soundwave. Facebook are testing a new multimedia advertising / storytelling format for brands called Canvas. Get ready for a smaller iPhone 6s mini.
WHAT WE ARE WORKING ON
We’re busy working on an exciting new project for a new startup in Dublin.
Our TUUUNNNEEE of the week comes from Gilligan Moss – Choreograph
Our Instagram post of the week goes to Michael Murphy Art and his Perceptual Shift.
More updates released for dueio.com this week, including new and improved ‘unpaid invoice’ reminders. If you are running a business, make sure to check dueio.com out.
Launching a new startup, or need a mobile website or a mobile app developed? If so, please get in touch… we’d love to work with you.
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