Owl Observations

Microsoft finally purchased a social media platform

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn By Chris Johnston Business reporter Microsoft is buying the professional networking website LinkedIn for just over $26bn (£18bn) in cash. The software giant will pay $196 a share - a premium of almost 50% to Friday's closing share price. The deal will help Microsoft boost sales of its business and…
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Finally! Instagram Launches Business Profiles

Instagram Announces New Business Tools: Instagram unveiled new business profiles, which feature a Contact button, access to insights, and the ability to turn well-performing posts into ads from within the Instagram app. According to the Instagram for Business blog, these new business tools will “make growing a business on Instagram that much easier.” The company…
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What is Open Source?

When I mention the term "open source" to potential clients, I get a confused look. Not surprising as it's jargon in the programming industry. However, when I explain that open source software is free to use and will reduce the cost of building their websites, clients perk up quite a bit. Really, "Open Source" began…
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