What separates a social network from a messaging application? The EU is about to find out, having sent a 70-page long questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook to work out if its WhatsApp purchase is legit in terms of competition law.Read more...
The average mobile-carrying consumer today has around 1,600 contacts when apps, email and a?phone’s address book are added up. A startup?called Brewster wants to make that list easier to use.
With an increasingly mobile workforce, businesses need new tools to enable their employees to communicate with each other. Mobile messaging startup Avaamo, which was built by former TIBCO execs and has raised $6.3 million,
A company can’t easily shore up its weaknesses, especially when it grows to the size of Facebook, but the social network has managed to slowly but surely reinvent itself on mobile in a way that makes sense and resonates with users.?FB surely stumbled along the path,
Earlier this year, Facebook took the wraps off?Facebook at Work: an enterprise version of the social network?that Facebook had designed for?businesses that want to build?social networks for their employees. After months of pilots, Facebook today is announcing its biggest customer?yet:
Remember that picture of the weasel riding the woodpecker? It came to mind several times this weekend as I roamed the SXSW festival in Austin. Live streaming app Meerkat dominated?the conversation at most gatherings, with the competing video streaming product, Periscope,
Generation Y's conception of work differs from that of previous generations. Companies can manage workers' increased demand for flexible working, holidays and sabbaticals with the help of the cloud. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/30/generation-y-demand-cloud-computing/
Tinder has just closed its first acquisition. The IAC-backed startup has purchased Chill, creators of Tappy, as part of a strategic acquihire. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tappy is a mobile messenger that uses photos and ephemerality to put a new face on text messaging.
The technology industry is never dull, but we are witnessing some especially exciting times. While data centre management will never be simple, these trends will help simplify things. Read more: http://www.itproportal.
Apple’s new desktop operating system is out today, and the final version of the major software update includes lots of changes for your Mac. It’s still OS X, though – Yosemite hasn’t gone so far afield that people used to Mavericks or Mountain Lion will feel adrift,
Home automation may not be described as life-altering just yet, but it is pretty cool to be able to control your lights from a smartphone app, change your music automatically as you walk into a room and enjoy a comfortable temperature without lifting a finger.
Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,
The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...
After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...
Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,
The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.
Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...
Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...
It's not like we need any more reminders about how creepy Google Glass can be, but developers never stop surprising us. An new app from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute that uses facial tracking, proprietary tools and Glass, can measure human emotions. In real time. Read more...
Sony's really rather great Rx10 just got better: it now only costs $1,000 (down by $300), and a firmware update means it shoots shoot super high-quality XAVC-S video, too.Read more...
Over the weekend, there's been a slew of images released showing celebrities in varying states of undress . Now, it appears that a flaw in iCloud could be responsible for the images making their way online. Read more...
Earlier today on a call-in?program on Russian television, infamous NSA leaker Edward Snowden questioned the country’s?President Vladimir Putin about?his government’s surveillance activities. Snowden, after the United States revoked his passport,
作為該公司桌面操作系統的下一個重大版本，蘋果在OS X Yosemite中做出了大量設計上的優化，其中較大的一項變化，就是系統的字體。
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mpicpp (3454017) writes with this excerpt from Ars Technica about Comcast's data caps that aren't data caps:Customers must pay more if they exceed limits — but it's not a cap, Comcast says. For the past couple of years,
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