After being successful as a social media company, Facebook is all set to get its hands dirty with hardware. No, this is not another Oculus-like acquisition. It's an organic hardware move that brings Andrew Bosworth to lead the project.Bosworth has...
Cloud computing has been an extremely disruptive industry since its inception. Beginning in the form of shared mainframe resources back in the 1950s, it gradually went through various stages like virtualization and utility computing (computing as a metered service) before eventually...
Facebook’s revenue growth has been stunning as the company raced from a mere $272 million in annual sales in 2008 to $27.63 billion in 2016. That’s not a tenfold jump in sales, it’s a hundred-fold jump. And the best...
Following through on its efforts at reducing clickbait content on its platform, Facebook has recently announced a couple of updates to limit clickbait video posts appearing in the News Feed.The goal is to reduce the reach and prevalence of clickbait on its...
Commercial truck orders in North America surged by a whopping 160% last months as order levels continue to rise sequentially, month after month. Data from ACT Research shows that orders for heavy-duty commercial trucks in the North America segment...
Facebook realized during a deep learning experiment that their bots were communicating in a new language that humans can’t understand. It was all Greek and Latin to humans. Facebook decided to pull off one of its AI systems when they...
Technology and market research firm Forrester Research has just released a report called "The Rise of Intelligent Agents" in which it outlines how over 6% of jobs currently performed by human beings will be replaced by robots - a...
The last ten years can aptly be called the Age of Social Networks. Facebook stormed the stage on February 4, 2004; thereafter, the Twitters and LinkedIns of the world continued vying for our time and attention. But, to quote...
At Facebook's F8 Developer Conference this week, payments facilitator Western Union announced that Facebook Messenger would get a new bot that can effect global money transfer transactions. Western Union is not the first financial services company looking at Facebook...
Several companies in the past have tried to create modular smartphones so individual components that become obsolete can be periodically upgraded without having to change the whole device. None have been successful so far, with the most epic fail...
According to two independent reports, Google has been buying up its own ads in order to have its own hardware rank higher on searches. While this is not necessarily unethical, it does cast a shadow over Google's possible manipulation...
Virtual reality company Oculus, now owned by Facebook, has announced a new Rift+Touch bundle on its website. The bundle now retails for $598 against the older price of $798 for both.PC virtual reality is one of the emerging branches...
Facebook announced on its blog yesterday the launch of its online marketplace. Facebook’s marketplace will allow users to buy items from and sell them to people in their community. It is interesting to note the use of the word...
Facebook’s user base growth has been staggering. Not many companies on earth can boast of a user base that kept growing at double digit rates for more than ten years in a row.One can argue that strong user...
If you're a WhatsApp user and you've recently updated your app, you will have noticed that video calling is now a part of the application. After bringing in a few other changes in UI on the iOS app, WhatsApp...