2013 is drawing to a close and from everyone at Splashpress Media we’d like to wish all our readers a Happy New Year and prosperous 2014! Before we all sign off for celebrations though we’d like to review some of the highlight stories from the year from across our network:
2013 was the year that Yahoo went on a spending spree first buying Alike and then later in summer cutting a check for a cool 1.1 billion USD for Tumblr.
NSA hacking and spying that has been going on for years revealed by Edward Snowden in a Guardian exclusive, more details are still being revealed every week at the time of writing this post.
Google Glass released in limited numbers for testers and quickly becomes a hit.
iPhone 5S & 5C released after iOS7 is rolled out with major design changes to the iOS
The Forevergeek Kickstarter Store is released – an online store and catalogue of all geek related Kickstarter funded products.
The Xbox One and PS4 within a week of each other and each claiming to have sold millions within days of launch.
Paul Walker of the Fast and Furious movie series is killed in a high speed car accident while returning with a friend from a charity event.
We released a writers resource area at Freelancewritinggigs.com with tips and tools for both beginner and experienced freelance writers headed by and old FWJ hand Jodee Redmond.