Five quick links you don't want to miss before your weekend.
1. iOS 8 is Here
What's so great about iOS 8? We've come across a collection of links on the web that might show you why it's the bees-knees. Here's how to become an iOS 8 Master. Feel like 007 with these Secret Features of iOS 8. And 25 Reasons iOS 8 is better than iOS 7. Hope these tips make you feel more at home with the updated operating system.
2. DIY Credit
Home Depot's security breach of over 56 million credit cards is on a larger scale than last year's Target security snafu. Somebody tell them they need more than a hammer and nails to secure their credit card transactions! Be sure to take some time to see if there is any suspicious activity on your card if you shopped at the Depot in the last year.
3. An IPO to Dream About
Alibaba's IPO this week was hugely successful, raising $21.8 billion and a price per share at $68. That's better than a genie in a bottle! The stock sale could signal that the Chinese Internet industry may become the largest in the world.
4. Social Media Informs Voters
Scotland's vote this week to possibly secede from the United Kingdom is the fruit of an era where the Internet helps to inform and convince voters. Integrating technology in a more meaningful way since 2007 really paved the way for the referendum vote. Imagine if Braveheart used Instagram and Twitter.
5. Inspiring Your Weekend
Here's a quote from one of our hometown favorites. Have a great weekend!
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