The second week of the year comes with a number of interesting stories that caught my attention.
- The car industry is trying to redefine itself in this modern day age, with Cadillac throwing its hat into the ring with a new $1500 a month service that lets you pick and choose your cars as often as you wish
- Those crazy Ozzy boys down under, Atlassian, have gone added to their services by buying the popular project management service, Tello service for $425M. They promise not to fiddle with it too much.
- The fate of Yahoo has not yet been decided as Verizon still continue their will-they-or-won’t-they game, but Mayer has resigned from the board as Yahoo is renamed Atlaba
- The fight for your seats in the air, JetBlue has upped the ante by offering free broadband in the air. Come on United, do the same thing will ya?
- Pandora is still struggling to compete with the plethora of streaming services, as it sheds 7% of its workforce to cut costs
- Banana’s are on the brink of extinction if you can believe that? Our beloved yellow fruit has developed a disease that is proving hard to beat
- Seems like everyone is getting into the electric car business. James Dyson has thrown his hat into the ring. And why not? It isn’t a huge leap from expensive vacuum cleaners to automobile!
- We all know 3D printers are cool, but how about a bio 3D printer? One that prints body parts on demand. Star Trek future is coming faster than anyone ever predicted.
… and this weeks soundtrack was from the early 90’s, as New Kids On The Block was rediscovered as it was popped up in a YouTube evening.