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Tim Cook Takes a Huge Potshot On Arch Rivals Over Data Privacy

By Kamal Nayan - Jun 03, 2015 02:50 AM EDT

Tim Cook recently took a huge potshot on arch rivals such as Facebook and Google over data privacy, saying we should not choose between security and privacy. Cook was speaking at D.C.-based Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) where he was honored.

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Facebook Opens a New Artificial Intelligence Research Hub In Paris

By Kamal Nayan - Jun 02, 2015 01:43 PM EDT

Facebook has opened the third artificial intelligence research hub in Paris. The aim of the newly opened research hub will be to tap into a large European talent pool.

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QuizUp, Once-Red-Hot Trivia App, Is Trying To Reinvent Itself By Pivoting Into A Facebook Like Social Network

By Kamal Nayan - May 21, 2015 12:19 PM EDT

Trivia app QuizUp recently launched a Facebook-Like site. The website, QuizUp.com offers eerily similar user interface to Facebook - profile details, favorite topics and game history to the left of an always-updating news feed.

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Taylor Swift’s 12-Year Old Fan Loses Battle With Cancer

By Maria Slither - May 20, 2015 09:46 AM EDT

One of Taylor Swift's fans, unfortunately, passed away because of cancer.

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Instagram Unveils Its Photo Collage App 'Layout' On Android

By Kamal Nayan - May 20, 2015 01:18 AM EDT

After around a month of unveiling its photo collage app, Layout on iOS, Instagram is now unveiling an Android version of it. The app allows users to form single image from up to nine photographs in their camera roll.

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Relax! Oculus Will Not Block Virtual Reality Porn

By Kamal Nayan - May 18, 2015 11:37 PM EDT

Oculus VR has no plans to prevent the adult entertainment industry from using its Rift virtual reality headset, according to a recent report. The virtual reality headset is set to launch as a consumer product in the first quarter of 2016.

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Facebook's 'Instant Articles' To Beam Stories For Readers From Media Partners

By R. Siva Kumar - May 14, 2015 08:03 AM EDT

News stories will now appear instantly on Facebook's mobile applications.

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Facebook Starts 'Instant Articles' Program: Will It Change The Way We Read News?

By Kamal Nayan - May 14, 2015 01:51 AM EDT

Facebook has kicked off its Instant Articles feature, which will bring full news articles from at least nine publishers right on the News Feeds of users. The articles are being hosted by Facebook and will load 10 times faster.

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Dave Goldberg Died from a Fatal Head Injury at Mexican Resort Gym

By Peter R - May 05, 2015 10:11 AM EDT

Facebook top executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband Dave Goldberg was on a vacation with family in Mexico when he died, new reports suggest.

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Meerkat For iOS Now Lets You Publish Live Streams To Facebook; Users Need Not To Have Twitter Account Anymore

By Kamal Nayan - May 05, 2015 01:45 AM EDT

Meerkat has updated its iOS app to add features like ability to publish live stream to Facebook. The updated app would also allow you to post upcoming and currently airing live streams' links to phone contacts.

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Facebook's Opens Up Internet.Org Amidst Net Neutrality Spats

By Kamal Nayan - May 04, 2015 12:30 PM EDT

Amidst complaints that Facebook was violating the fundamentals of net neutrality by teaming with specific apps and services for internet.org, the social networking giant announced that it will open the initiative to anyone who meets the guidelines.

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Husband Dave Goldberg Passes Away at 47

By Peter R - May 04, 2015 10:16 AM EDT

The demise was termed sudden by the family which has asked friends to post memorable photos to Mr. Goldberg's profile.

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Facebook Is Rolling Out a New Feature 'Instant Articles,' To Let Publishers Keep Revenue From Certain Ads

By Kamal Nayan - May 04, 2015 03:18 AM EDT

Facebook is rolling out a new feature called 'Instant Articles' earlier this month that will let users read content from other publishers without having to browse the external source, according to a report from WSJ.

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Nepal Quake: Facebook Helps Raise Over $10 Million

By Kamal Nayan - May 02, 2015 02:56 AM EDT

More than 7 million people in Nepal used Facebook to reach out to around 150 million friends and family members across the globe after last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal, according to a Facebook official.

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New Facebook Update Will Give You More Control Over Data Sharing With 3rd Party Apps

By Kamal Nayan - May 02, 2015 02:23 AM EDT

Facebook is updating its terms to give more control to users for sharing data with 3rd party apps. The social networking giant also introduced an Anonymous Login feature that lets you log into apps without sharing personal information.

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