Monthly Archives: August 2014

Amazon prepare to challenge Google AdWords

Amazon are gearing up to go head-to-head with Google in the realm of online advertising, with the launch of their new "Amazon Sponsored Links" platform. This new platform, set to launch later this year, could allow Amazon to target links based on their customers' shopping habits and interests. The fallout of this could make a [...]

Amazon prepare to challenge Google AdWords 2014-08-26T09:06:58+00:00

Samsung acquires SmartThings to increase foothold in “smart home” market.

The potential of "smart homes" is certainly an area not being overlooked by Samsung with their reported $200 million purchase of SmartThings. SmartThings started life as a Kickstarter project back in 2012. The aim was to create a way for people to monitor their homes through one mobile application. The scope of this has grown [...]

Samsung acquires SmartThings to increase foothold in “smart home” market. 2014-08-18T09:05:30+00:00

Android infections on the rise

If you're an Android user, you might want to check you have the latest system version on your device along with some good virus protection. Cheetah Mobile's 2014 Half Year Security Report is out and it's looking, well, rather ominous. The report shows that roughly one in every ten Android apps are partially or fully [...]

Android infections on the rise 2014-08-04T13:52:06+00:00