If you decided over the weekend to shut down the laptop and focus on your Easter egg hunt, then you might have missed some interesting tech tidbits from last week. We scoured the Twitter-sphere to bring you up to speed in “Last Week In Tech…In Tweets”.
1) Zoosk files for IPO.
Zoosk’s surprisingly high rev. per employee compared (2013): GOOG: $1.25 mil FACE: $1.22 mil ZOOSK: $1 mil YHOO: $383K TWTR: $245K
— Verne Kopytoff (@vkopytoff) April 16, 2014
— Jakkii Musgrave (@slybeer) March 25, 2014
2) Google buys a drone company.
— Strategic Objectives (@SO_pr) April 16, 2014
— Kara Swisher (@karaswisher) April 16, 2014
Google is buying a drone-maker for supposedly non-evil reasons http://t.co/baXrvKgUPt
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) April 14, 2014
3) Farmville 2 is finally here.
Shocker: Zynga’s “Farmville 2” is #2 iPad download and #23 iPad revenue generator on Day 6. The franchise still has juice.
— Tero Kuittinen (@teroterotero) April 21, 2014
Facebook says a girl I went to high school with adopted an animal on FarmVille 2. I last saw her in 1976 but I think I really misjudged her.
— Buck4itt (@buck4itt) April 18, 2014
Someone buy that headline writer a drink on me. http://t.co/y1Fbxfk8JX
— Kyle Orland (@KyleOrl) April 17, 2014
4) Heartbleed still…bleeding.
— ReadWrite (@RWW) April 21, 2014
77 percent of Americans haven’t checked to see if any websites they use were affected by Heartbleed http://t.co/N2X8ddrYwT
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) April 21, 2014
I’m nervous that #HeartBleed will allow hackers to see the Spotify playlist I made that’s just Mariah’s “Always Be My Baby” over and over.
— waitwait (@waitwait) April 18, 2014
5) Netflix raising its prices.
Sorry, binge-watchers: Netflix is about to get more expensive http://t.co/37qTBUWwNt
— New York Post (@nypost) April 21, 2014
Netflix, Feb.: We’re doing a deal with Comcast! March: We hated that deal with Comcast. Now: We hate Comcast. http://t.co/42BKdmrj2j
— Peter Kafka (@pkafka) April 21, 2014
Netflix beats profit estimate, stock rises on plan to boost prices: Netflix shares rose more than 7 percent in… http://t.co/Qj5IXAi8aw
— SVBJ (@SVbizjournal) April 21, 2014
And for fun…
6) Vice President Joe Biden joins instagram…takes a selfie.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) April 17, 2014
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