Its no secret that Instagram has been building up its ads platform, after all, Facebook would want to see it generating revenue on its own. While it has been quite a few months since the company started pushing ads, even if just on a trial basis, into users’ feeds, Instagram may just have inked its first major advertising contract. The folks at Ad Age report, citing people familiar with the matter, that Instagram has established an year-long commitment with Omnicom under which the latter would pay up to $100 million for ads that run on the popular photo and video sharing service.
Microsoft is going to cut the cord and let its popular OS iteration fade into the oblivion on April 8th. Its the end of the road for Windows XP, which means that there won’t be any more updates, patches or security fixes even if something goes wrong. While the company has been trying very hard to get users to switch from Windows XP, its also doing its best to plug any exploits that might make users vulnerable down the line. The next Windows XP patch is going to drop on March Patch Tuesday and will contain no less than two critical security fixes.