In recent weeks, several stories have caught our eye from around the tech world…
You be the judge:
New Email Service?
Corporate magazine heavyweight Forbes released a story about Amazon’s new email offering, WorkMail. Yep. A new email service, seemingly built to rival Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s business Gmail.
A wave of surprise rolled through our offices as we heard this story… There seems to be no room for another mail service.
But, the mobile phone market was pretty saturated when the iPhone was initially released, too… and we all know what Apple accomplished. Yes, it’s a different product and different market, sure, but sometimes the game really does get changed. Maybe Amazon will change email, because they sure couldn’t move the phone/ tablet market… We’re looking at you, Fire Phone.
A senate reports states that manufacturers are unprepared for their cars to be hacked. (Side note: if you make ANYTHING tech related, prepare for it to be hacked. It’s GOING to happen.)
BMW patches up a security flaw that allowed hackers to unlock doors .
A Former Icon Fades
RadioShack files for bankruptcy, and this article tells of its importance to our current tech environment. “Read about the biggest tech stories of the 20th century, and RadioShack keeps popping up…”