Twitter may be going the Google way. It has announced that starting October 1 this year, outgoing links were going to be more secure. In a scheduled change, all new t.co type links will use the https URL scheme. However, in order to do so, links will now be increased by “a single character.”
Hola announces today the closing of its $17M Series C round of funding to accelerate video delivery. Iris Capital (an Orange & Publicis Group strategic partnership) led the round, joined by Hola’s existing investors & key industry figures. The latest funding will enable Hola to cut video publishers’ costs for delivering video by 90%, while increasing reliability & speed.
The world of traditional journalism just took another turn. Social network Facebook has launched Signal, a dashboard for FB & image sharing network Instagram to help journos source Content.
Reports: The Next Web, Tech Crunch, Nieman Labs
OptiKey is an on-screen keyboard which, when coupled with an eye-tracking device, will allow you to click & type using only your eyes. The simple & easy to use assistive on-screen keyboard is open source & runs on Windows, & is designed to be used with a low cost eye-tracking device.