Posts Tagged ‘facebook’
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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 6, 2015 under General Tech
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 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.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 4, 2014 under Security
Have you ever been frustrated when trying to sign up for something on a site, finding the CAPTHA impossible to read and repeatedly telling you that you're wrong and are probably a robot? Of course you... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 1, 2014 under Channel
In a move that seems to counter that of their peers, who have continued the push for tighter surveillance laws so much that there's a pending Human Righ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 28, 2014 under Channel
It seems now that almost every news show, every radio show and indeed, every news site - ourselves included - solicits opinion from their readers, viewers and listeners via social networks like Facebo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 25, 2014 under General Tech
Apple's potential commercial interest in Virtual Reality seems to be growing as a recent job listing hints at the company's future plans for the technology. Apple is currently seeking out engineers to... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 24, 2014 under Channel
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.
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