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Instagram tries to force namechange on anti-littering app

Much like companies like King believe they have the rights to certain words, Instagram is claiming that only it has the right to have applications with the ‘gram’ moniker at their end. In an attempt to defend that right, it’s demanding that a British run anti-littering app known as Littergram, …

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Mark Zuckerberg wants to build AI to run his home

It looks like Mark Zuckerberg wants to try his hand at being Tony Stark as the Facebook CEO has set himself a goal of building artificial intelligence system to help run and control his home this year- Arnold Schwarzenegger even offered to be the voice of it. Zuckerberg set himself …

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Facebook’s Internet.org doesn’t sound very secure

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. However, the platform is set to face yet another round of heavy criticism, as it seemingly neglects user security and …

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Mark Zuckerberg discusses future vision for VR

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, at the latest Facebook Q&A meeting, he did give a few words. According to Zuckerberg, current VR technology …

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More WhatsApp messages are sent than texts each day

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 sent via the Facebook owned WhatsApp than texts these days. WhatsApp recently announced that it had …

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Facebook doesn’t even know what to do with Whatsapp

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 have a plan to make that money back, right? It turns out that Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has no …

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Microsoft spends $150 million on wearable tech assets

Microsoft is starting to make moves in the wearable tech and virtual reality space as it has reportedly spent $150 million on augmented reality and head-mounted computing technology patents. The intellectual properties and patents were bought from Osterhout Design Group, a not so well known tech company that worked with industrial …

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Zuckerberg’s sister annoyed at Facebook privacy issue

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The sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Randi Zuckerberg, has complained that a photo of hers that included much of the Zuckerberg family, appeared on Twitter, saying that she didn’t intend the picture for anyone outside of the family. The Telegraph reports that this all came about when a friend of a …

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Facebook IPO falling short of expectations

Facebook’s initial public offering hasn’t generated the expected demand, so far. Analysts claim that institutional investors are concerned about the companies growth prospects. Some investors expressed concerns after Facebook announced on May 9th that the advertising growth hasn’t held in line with the increase in the userbase. Bloomberg published a …

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Facebook paints a large QR code on its own roof

To celebrate moving into their new company headquarters, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided to hold a hackathon. As a result some employees took to the roof and painted a massive 42 foot wide QR code. After a night of hard work (and hoping they had got the dimensions right) they …

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Mark Zuckerberg almost as rich as Larry Ellison

It look as if Mark Zuckerberg is set to get even richer than he is now. His stake in Facebook is said to be worth $28.4 billion, making him richer than Google’s co-founders and almost at the same level as Larry Ellison, who started Oracle almost 35 years ago. The …

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Zuckerberg: an eccentric billionaire?

Zuckerberg is quickly becoming one of the industries younger ‘eccentric’ personalities and his latest claim will certainly only be enhancing his status as being seen as a ‘little odd’. The young multi billionaire says that he likes to set himself challenges and this time he claims he is only going …

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