In a delightfully geeky publicity stunt for New York-based location checkin service, NASA tweeted moments ago that the Curiosity Rover has joined Foursquare. “Guess who just joined @Foursquare? That’s right… @MarsCuriosity just checked in from the Red Planet,” tweeted NASA. It’s the first-ever checkin on a different planet, and we have to admit it’s pretty awesome.
“One check-in closer to being Mayor of Mars!” the Rover wrote for its inaugural checkin.
Space the Final Frontier
Space dreams do come true.
The distinction between business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies is fading. Betcha dollars to donuts that “big data” is involved. [New York Times]
Ebay is testing out a same-day delivery service. For when that drunken online shopping purchase just won’t wait. [TechCrunch]
Get ready to be slightly freaked out by the runaway success of Huawei, China’s massive telecoms-equipment company. [Economist]
The Curiosity Rover is now on Mars, roving about for science. [Wall Street Journal]
Nobody had any questions for Facebook Questions. [SlashGear]