Posts Tagged ‘facebook’
1 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.
13 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.
3 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.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 25, 2015 under General Tech
Once again, it looks like the Oculus Rift won't meet its 2015 release window for the consumer version of the virtual reality headset. Facebook and Oculus have been back and forth on the release date f... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 20, 2015 under Channel
Mark Zuckberg, much like the social network he founded, has always been a relatively hypocritical figure. Where once he called privacy dead, he later went on to buy the houses around his own, simply s... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 10, 2015 under Channel
Since the Edward Snowden revelations of 2013, many organisations have been held under the spotlight for their collusion with the NSA and other international intelligence agencies, most notably Google ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 18, 2015 under Mobile
Facebook is planning to launch a new feature for its Messenger app that will let you send money directly to other people. The feature is due to roll out in the US over the coming months but may not hi... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 17, 2015 under CPU, Server
Advanced Micro Devices is working on a server-class system-on-chip (SoC) for Facebook. While not a lot of details are known about the microprocessor today, if Facebook adopts the chip for its datacent... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 14, 2015 under Gaming Rig, Monitors, Peripheral, Software & Gaming
Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, once said that the consumer version of Oculus Rift would be available in 2015 unless something goes “horribly wrong.” While nothing seems to be going wrong... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 28, 2015 under Apple, Monitors, Peripheral
Virtual reality has been a part of sci-fi movies and books for decades, but in the recent years the technology started moving towards commercial market and this year we are going to see actual VR gear... more.
15 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 27, 2015 under Competitions, Gaming Rig
Over the past few months we've taken a look at a few different Chillblast PCs, including the Fusion Ares and Raptor systems and they've come across very well indee... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 13, 2015 under Channel
One of the emerging problems of a site like Facebook, is that the longer it's around, the more of its members die. This leaves the site operators in a strange position of what to do with the old profi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 11, 2015 under Network
Facebook might not be the first company that you think of when it comes to data centre hardware, but over the last few years hardware engineering is something that the social network has started to ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 10, 2015 under Security
The hacktivist movement Anonymous has made good on its promises to target those associated with the violent extremist organisation, ISIS, by taking over and knocking out hundreds of websites and socia... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 6, 2015 under General Tech
2 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 28, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Facebook have revealed in their fourth quarter earnings report that they show no signs of slowing down, with almost every number released looking positive, from revenue, to users and active users. Whi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 28, 2015 under Online, Security
Facebook has provided a login option for 3rd party since 2008, and in recent years, social logins have become a very popular option to allow users to login to websites securely. Recent statistics fr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 27, 2015 under Development, Security
The Winklevoss twins, most famously known for their part in helping conceive the idea of Facebook and for receiving a payout from the site's founder, Mark Zuckerberg because of it, have announced th... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 21, 2015 under Online, Software & Gaming
Facebook will soon allow you to report fake news stories that appear in your news feed, so that others can be made aware that they are not in fact true. They have said that this will only affect news... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 19, 2015 under Channel, Peripheral
When Facebook bought out Oculus VR back in March last year, there was much discussion of how the social network would leave the company to be independent and continue its development alone, much like ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 16, 2015 under Channel
One of this year's big announcements from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg - as well as crowd-sourcing this year's challenge for the young billionaire - was that he wanted to start his own Facebook bo... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 15, 2015 under General Tech
Mark Zuckerberg caused quite a stir last year when Facebook acquired Oculus for $2 billion but since then, the CEO hasn't really offered much insight to his future vision for Virtual Reality. However,... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 14, 2015 under General Tech
WhatsApp has turned in to a very popular messaging platform, so much so that people send more WhatsApp messages per day than they do traditional text messages. Around 50 per cent more messages are sen... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 18, 2014 under Channel
First the Pirate Bay website itself went down and all its proxies and mirrors with it and now it looks like the torrent site's official Facebook has been deleted too. It's not clear at this time wheth... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 12, 2014 under Channel
35 year old Runa Khan from Luton, has been jailed for five years and three months, after being found guilty of promoting terrorism over Facebook. The mother of six was found to be disseminating inform... more.
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