The Weekly - Spotify Launch Play Button and Facebook Buy Instagram
13 Apr 2012
The good times just keep on rolling at Cyber-Duck headquarters as we can officially announce a brand new client win as well as a newly launched website for Liberty Wealth Management.
Cyber-Duck has been commissioned to work as senior strategists for Need a Property Ltd, a popular online property portal which helps homeowners to buy, rent or lease their next home. Cyber-Duck will work closely with the Need a Property team on improving the website's User Experience (UX), design, code quality and search engine friendliness alongside an SEO agency called Croud.
We have also launched a brand new web presence for Liberty Wealth Management, a wealth management business based in Switzerland, offering independent, personal and professional advice to international expatriates residing in Switzerland and the rest of the world. The new adaptive web design website is produced to 'adapt' to desktops, tablets and smartphones ensuring a superior user experience across the board. See the video below for more information on adaptive web design.
This week the Cyber-Duck 2012 SXSW team finished recording their presentations which explained what they learnt during their time in Austin last month. Cyber-Duck will making all their recorded presentations available online as well as their presentations which can be accessed via slideshare. As soon as the media is online we will let you know.
This week Spotify have looked to increase their online presence with the introduction of a Spotify “Play Button” which can be embedded in to websites. The popular online music streaming service will allow webmasters and bloggers to add songs to their website and share it with their users without the threat of legal action.
Facebook have also been in the news this week as they bought popular photo sharing app; Instagram. The takeover is costing Facebook a massive $1bn (£629m) which Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg promises he will continue to develop as a separate brand, allowing users to continue posting to rival networks.
Microsoft have commissioned the production of an interactive animated story called “The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator”. The online experience is completely powered using HTML5 with director Edgar Wright and Illustrator Tommy Lee Edwards in charge of creating the motion comic.
Finally we round off the week by celebrating the birthday on Cyber-Duck’s ASP.NET Developer Tauseef Muhktar. From all at Cyber-Duck Happy Birthday Tauseef!