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Tech trends set stage for mobile, playful 2014

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Posted December 13, 2013

Twitter’s triumphant market debut, the rise of smart fashion and a new generation of game consoles highlighted the tech world this year, portending more mobile and social trends in 2014.

Meanwhile Apple regained some lost momentum and Microsoft sought to reboot by announcing it was seeking a new chief executive.

Twitter

The one-to-many messaging service made the most hotly-anticipated stock market debut of the year in early November. The San Francisco company, which has yet to make a profit, saw its shares leap out of the gate and is credited with helping to fuel a stock market rally along with fears of a new Internet bubble.

Netflix

Faith that the online streaming television and film service showed in digital content is paying off, along with its investment in original shows such as hit “House of Cards” starring Kevin Spacey. “House of Cards” became the first exclusive online production to win an Emmy Award, the highest prize given to US television. Netflix competes with HBO and its share price more than tripled in 2013, but growing competition includes a streaming video service by Amazon.com.

Read more at: Phys.org

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