The internet has made it easier for the distribution and sales of digital products. With this, an opportunity has opened for there to be knock-off versions that are circulated from one scurvy dog to another. Every PC owner and his parrot has at some point torrented a game, leading game publishers and developers to want to see it walk the plank.
3D printing is fast crunching its way into the food industry making waves as it goes. And these are not small Lake Malawi waves - these are full-fledged, hardcore developments which will change the way we obtain and consume food.
Facebook is facing what seems like a mid-life crisis. Instead of sticking to the share and like button, Facebook continually tries to imitate popular young, new mobile apps like Instagram, Snapchat and now WhatsApp. Unfortunately the “cool mom” persona leaves most kids with bright red faces, and hiding in embarrassment. Facebook Camera and Facebook poke, both attempts to imitate Instagram and Snapchat, have fast become extinct on app stores. Now, Facebook is telling us to either “get cool or get out” by forcing us to download the new Facebook Messenger.