Posts Tagged ‘facebook’
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 23, 2015 under Channel
Mark Zuckberg is one of those figures in the world of tech, who has had an enormous impact on the way the world works. Facebook has changed social interactions, the way we find information and online ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 10, 2015 under Security
Facebook, Google, Yahoo, all of these companies make their money by tracking their users, figuring out information on them based on algorithms and search choices and displaying adverts to them from pa... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 9, 2015 under Apps, Channel
Snapchat is one of the biggest social communication platforms of the past few years and is still growing at an unprecedented rate. As of right now, its users are sending videos that between them all a... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 5, 2015 under Security
Finnish digital security firm, F-Secure, finds itself embroiled in an odd scandal right now. Following the dumping of some 400 names, addresses, places of work and other details of individuals by a Tw... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 19, 2015 under Security
As much as countries, governments and their intelligence agencies put huge counter measures and monetary backing into protecting their digital assets, it often only takes one individual slipping up to... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 14, 2015 under General Tech
The consumer version of the Oculus Rift is finally coming out next year and it looks like analysts are already predicting big things for the virtual reality headset. According to analytic firm, Suisse... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 14, 2015 under Channel
While Facebook might have started its days as a way to share pictures, status updates and pokes, it's become something much more in the years since. Today one of its biggest facets is the sharing of v... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 6, 2015 under General Tech
Facebook has been working on new ways to help developing countries get connected to the web for some time now. It has experimented with more 'out of the box' methods, like balloons and drones in the p... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 23, 2015 under General Tech
The Commission for the Protection of Privacy (CBPL), Belgium's data authority, has been investigating Facebook and has now accused it of NSA-style snooping. The Commission has been looking in to the s... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 27, 2015 under Apps, System Tools
Facebook has thrown its hat in the ring of digital, personal assistants with the announcement of its own competitor to the likes of Cortana and Siri, called M. The single lettered software will have s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 26, 2015 under General Tech
A man dubbed as the Facebook spam king has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and criminal contempt, having sent over 27 million commercially themed spam messages to Facebook users and then illegally ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 11, 2015 under General Tech
Last year it was revealed that Zenimax would be launching a lawsuit at Oculus VR, which had recently been acquired by Facebook at the time. The lawsuit seemed to be ... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 11, 2015 under Channel
Laughing out loud, or "lol", has been the go to phrase to communicate amusement online (no matter how small) forever. However according to new statistics, that may no longer be the case, with many Fa... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 22, 2015 under Channel
In a ruling that is likely to have knock on effects for the privacy of New Yorkers, a state appeals court has ruled that when it comes to users suspected of Social Security fraud, Facebook must bend t... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 18, 2015 under APU, Component, CPU, Graphics
Advanced Micro Devices recently started to design its third semi-custom accelerated processing unit for an undisclosed customer. Some believe that this third semi-custom system-on-chip will eventually... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 14, 2015 under Security
Flash was once a mainstay of the online world, providing us with everything from animations, to games, to vibrating pop-up banners, but no more. With the advent of smartphones that dropped support for... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 9, 2015 under General Tech
This week, there have been rumours floating around stating that Facebook would be joining the likes of Apple, Spotify, Google and Microsoft in the music streaming game with a service of its own. The s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 2, 2015 under General Tech
It looks like Facebook might be taking notes from YouTube as the social network has come out and said that it wants to share more videos and offer posters a cut of the ad revenue generated from them. ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 20, 2015 under Graphics
Virtual reality hardware market is something that does not really exist today. Oculus VR sells its virtual reality headsets to game developers, Samsung supplies Gear VR to hardcore enthusiasts, other ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 9, 2015 under General Tech
Microsoft has decided to axe Facebook integration in the Windows Phone and Windows desktop operating systems. Windows Phone was one of the first mobile operating systems to feature a deeper Facebook i... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 8, 2015 under Security
Even though much of the world still seems rather complacent about the Edward Snowden revelations, there's no denying that the two years since then have seen a surge of interest in encryption and other... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 29, 2015 under Channel
Adverts online are always quite a contentious topic. Whether you're talking about the use of adblock cutting into the revenue of independent sites like the one you're reading right now, or endless ann... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 28, 2015 under Channel
Snapchat, unlike many of its earlier rivals, is not going to let itself be folded into a larger social network and is instead, planning on going public, according to the company's founder, Evan Spiege... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 28, 2015 under Monitors, Software & Gaming
Brendan Iribe, chief executive officer of Oculus VR, said that virtual reality gaming will be a relatively expensive thing, when it becomes commercially available early in 2016. The head of the compan... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 27, 2015 under General Tech
Facebook has purchased the British based, Surreal Vision, in order to incorporate it into Oculus VR to aid further development within virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. The company, f... more.
15 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 21, 2015 under General Tech, Server
As more effort goes into making our societies more environmentally friendly, it's becoming apparent that along with switching to greener methods of energy production, we also need to focus on making o... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 7, 2015 under Channel
Zynga has fallen far from its peak when share prices were good and tens of millions of people played its games every day via Facebook. It still makes a reasonable living from its various freemium titl... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 6, 2015 under General Tech
Oculus has finally announced an official release window for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Regular consumers will be able to get their hands on one during the first quarter of next year, so ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 5, 2015 under Security
Facebook is opening up its free Internet.org platform to developers, allowing them to create services to be delivered through the social network's curated and stripped down version of the internet. Ho... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 4, 2015 under Channel
Although the Facebook backed project, Internet.org, was initially slated as a method for those in under-developed technological areas to access 'the internet,' it drew a lot of criticism for limiting ... more.
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