Posts Tagged ‘facebook’
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 19, 2014 under Security
WhatsApp has revealed that going forward, it will be encrypting every chat message sent via the service by default, signalling another step in the right direction for privacy online. The rollout was a... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on November 4, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
The long-awaited virtual reality headset from Oculus VR, a subsidiary of Facebook, is still expected to arrive in 2015, according to chief executive officer of Oculus VR. Brendan Iribe re-iterated pla... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 29, 2014 under General Tech
Facebook went ahead and acquired Oculus earlier this year, giving the company the funding it needed to continue perfecting its virtual reality headset. However, Zuckerberg isn't looking to rush this n... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 29, 2014 under Channel
Facebook now officially has over 20 per cent of the world's population as regular members, as its active logins this month topped 1.35 billion people. Daily visitors weren't far behind, with around 86... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 21, 2014 under Channel
In a move that is unlikely to annoy anyone, Facebook has announced its intention to take on some of the world's biggest law firms in court, after they represented Paul Ceglia, a man who for several y... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 17, 2014 under Security
Facebook has come to the realization that securing a server just isn't enough to keep passwords out of the hands of cyber criminals anymore, which is why the company is approaching security a little d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 15, 2014 under Apple
Apple might not have the best reputation when it comes to the facilities that build its tech-gadgets, but that doesn't mean it won't look after thos... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 10, 2014 under General Tech
Earlier this year, in a slightly surprising move, Facebook acquired popular messaging app, Whatsapp, for £13.6 billion ($22 billion). You'd think that a company paying out that much would at least ha... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 8, 2014 under Channel
For the first time in a long time, it looks like Facebook, the king of social media, is a little worried about the competition. Ello, the social network that is advertiser free and lets users register... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 6, 2014 under General Tech
Facebook is apparently in a constant legal battle against spammers abusing its network and so far, the company has managed to obtain around $2 billion by suing companies selling 'fake likes' to page o... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 23, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral, Software & Gaming
Oculus VR has been on the hiring spree for some time now. The company has hired a number of top video game developers, but it has never announced plans to design first-party virtual reality video gam... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 5, 2014 under General Tech
Oculus has revealed a few details surrounding the upcoming consumer version of its virtual reality headset. For a start, the specifications for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift have already bee... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 26, 2014 under Channel
You've seen those headlines in your news feeds and dotted around the less reputable news sites out there: "the top X most Y things you've won't believe," or "one quick secret that helped me lose/make ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 25, 2014 under Science
It's been nearly 50 years since the iconic moon landings were watched by over 125 million people around the world and though the footage is hazy, it's still a pretty amazing site to behold, considerin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 19, 2014 under Channel
Some of the most worrying stories when it comes to social networking over the past few years, have been when the police has seen it necessary to target individuals that have said certain things online... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 18, 2014 under Channel
How many times have you felt a little ridiculous after hitting that like or share button next to a story that seemed too good to be true, or too awful not to be? I think we've all done it. There's a r... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 4, 2014 under Channel
Many companies have been found out over the past year or so, as having shared data with the US' myriad of intelligence organisation, often (due to legal wrangling in secret courts by the government) w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 1, 2014 under Competitions
Competitions can get a little dull when they're the same "like this page," "answer this question," "email us this," types, so here at KitGuru we like to mix it up where we can. One new type of contest... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 30, 2014 under Channel
Facebook has announced that it's going to shut down its voucher filled gift shop after just a few years of operation. However, that's not the end of the experiment, with the social network stating th... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 29, 2014 under Gaming Rig, Monitors, Peripheral, Software & Gaming
Many game developers, including John Carmack, believe that virtual reality is the next big thing for gaming since it will radically change the way people play. But John Romero, who co-developed multip... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 25, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
When the founder of Oculus VR explained why he agreed to sell the company to Facebook, he said that the latter would be able to invest sufficient amount of money in the development of virtual reality ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 22, 2014 under Channel
If you're looking to find out more about the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash over the Ukraine recently, then try not to do it on Facebook, as many of the pages set up in memorial for victims - especiall... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 15, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Fabian Giesen is a programmer and he worked at Valve as a contractor through nine months in 2012 and a further three this year, helping it develop virtual reality technology. With a gig like that, you... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 14, 2014 under Channel
Some of the world's biggest tech companies have banded together to stand against the growing acceptance of internet fast lanes and the end of net neutrality. We've already seen companies like Verizon ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 4, 2014 under Channel
Facebook has been throwing its financial weight around this week once again, announcing the purchase of yet another firm, this one a video advertising company called LiveRail. Costing the social netwo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 2, 2014 under Channel
One of the biggest issues for a company like Facebook when it comes to delivering adverts, is that it needs bandwidth for them to work properly. While the idea of a 30 second video or high resolution ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 30, 2014 under Channel
Facebook is finding itself under attack this morning, after news emerged that it had conducted a psychological experiment on just under 690,000 of its users without their permission. In conjunction wi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 26, 2014 under Monitors, Software & Gaming
Oculus VR on Wednesday responded to the accusations of ZeniMax Media, which filed a lawsuit against the company last month. Oculus VR, which will soon become a part of Facebook, expectedly denied all ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 24, 2014 under Monitors, Software & Gaming
Oculus VR on Tuesday said it agreed to acquire Carbon Design, one of the premier industrial design and product engineering teams. Carbon Design is known for the Xbox gamepad as well as the Kinect moti... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 19, 2014 under Channel
Update: And it's back. That was fast, but I bet it cost the social network a pretty penny in ad revenue. Original Story: Facebook is down you guys. That means I can't read your comments pointing ou... more.
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