The growth of Facebook has had a huge impact on our lives. The application changed the way we connected with our family and kept in touch with our friends. But more importantly, it got us to spend a lot...
During the annual Advertising Week event in New York on September 27, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg revealed some very interesting statistics and metrics about the state advertising in general, and Facebook's role in it.The biggest piece of news is...
Instagram is one of the fastest growing social photo/video sharing platforms on earth. Facebook-owned Instagram, which was launched in October 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, saw its monthly active user base race past 500 million users in the...
In case you haven't caught up all of the technology news from this week, here's your weekly Friday dose of everything tech, from glass iPhones from Apple to Microsoft's new 5000-member "super-team" for artificial intelligence research to Google's rebranding...
In a bid to go deep beneath the surface of artificial intelligence, Microsoft is putting together a super-team comprising 5000 scientists and engineers called Microsoft AI and Research Group.Harry Shum, Microsoft's Executive Vice President, Technology & Research, will be heading...
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...
In what could be one of the biggest snafus by Facebook in recent times, the social media giant offered its "sincere apologies" for overestimating a significant video metric that it was reporting to its advertisers, according to a WSJ report.The...
The live sports streaming event that everyone was breathlessly waiting for ever since Twitter announced its live-streaming video initiative has finally happened. On Thursday night, Twitter's live-streaming of the New York Jets v. Buffalo Bills game saw 243,000 people 'tune...
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...
When superstars do something, it automatically becomes newsworthy. If I attend an Olympic event, for example, a grand total of three people will be very excited. But when tech legend Mark Zuckerberg does something, the whole world watches. But...
One of the best gifts the Internet has given us is the ability and the freedom to connect to anyone in the world from anywhere in the world and find out anything about anything. But along with that freedom comes...
The massive growth of user-generated video content after YouTube and now Facebook got into the game has apparently piqued Apple Inc.'s interest. The Cupertino-based iPhone maker plans to develop and release an iOS app for video capture, editing and...
Are you aware of how much data your Facebook account "leaks" every day? Do you know how many unwanted people are actually seeing what you do on a daily basis? Do you know what settings you currently have on...
This June, Apple opened up its Siri Software Development Kit (SDK) to third-party applications, meaning Apple's famous virtual assistant can now be integrated with other applications that aren't Apple's. A recently leaked translation request from WhatsApp reveals that plans...
Everyone wants to jump on the video bandwagon these days. Facebook went all in with their Facebook Live and video commenting earlier this year, Google went live with YouTube Red, and now Microsoft is in the game with their...