Saturday, December 31, 2016

Look back to 2016 (2)

In the latter half of 2016, we were thrown to the maelstrom of Trump shock. In my sense, this year will be recorded as the beginning of the end of conventional collaborative democracy in the future.



September 4, 2016
Galaxy Note 7 recalled by explosive failure

Samsung is still struggling to sell Galaxy S7 edge in Japan. Its performance looks good, but the reputation of Samsung seems to have been seriously damaged.


September 16, 2016
Modern gamebooks circumstance

Finally, I wrote a tiny gamebook, to be published in Kindle Desktop Publishing. Someday, I will translate it into English.


September 26, 2016
Yahoo hacked to have stolen 500 million personal information

Again, Yahoo commented that approximately one billion accounts had been hacked. This incident was different from that published in September. The hacking occurred in 2013.

Time: Why the Latest Yahoo Hack Is So Much Worse Than You Think

It is not rare that massive hacking emerges. But I cannot trust Yahoo anymore, as I feel its productivity and technology level is below the modern standardm to be honest.


October 6, 2016
Twitter wants to sell itself, but to whom?

Twitter could not find a new owner. On the contrary, it acquired Yes inc., a startup of mobile application. I wonder it will ignite the recovery of Twitter.

TechTimes: Twitter Acquires Startup Yes Inc. To Hire A Former Googler As New Product Chief: How Will The Move Help The Social Media Platform?


October 20, 2016
Tim Cook visited Japan

Apple Pay launched in Japan successfully. As I have no iPhone, I have not used it. But Apple Pay will be spread also in Japan.


November 9, 2016
Gloomy Donald Trump's triumph for presidential vote

And this is the most surprising news in this year, without doubt. I can only pray that Trump will lead the US to the right direction.

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