Facebook at Advertising Week in New York

Facebook Boasts 4 Million Advertisers, Sandberg Says Mobile is the Future

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...
Windows 10 free upgrade still available

Can I Still Get the Free Windows 10 Upgrade? Yes, the Back Door is...

Despite telling the world that they're closing the free Windows 10 upgrade option on July 29 this year, Microsoft has left the backdoor ajar on the free upgrades. For quite a while after the...

Surface Phone May be Launched in 3 Variants, with Surface Pen and Keyboard Included

Lots of rumors have been floating around about the yet-unacknowledged-by-Microsoft Surface Phone that is expected to make its debut in late October. New sources now say that the phone will be available in multiple...

Why Instagram Growth is Critical for Facebook

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...
Technology news weekly round-up

Technology News This Week – Sep 30, 2016 Weekly Tech News Round-up

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...

Google’s “The Keyword” Replaces 19 Official Blogs, Will be Google’s Single Voice on Multiple...

Google this week launched something called The Keyword. What is it? According to the about Google's blog post, it is a "new, central destination for the latest news updates and stories from inside Google."...
artificial intelligence - microsoft puts together 5000-member team for AI projects

Microsoft Deepens Artificial Intelligence Push, Gathers 5000-member Nerd Dream Team

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...
Google Maps with Voice Commands

Google Maps Gets New Voice Commands, “OK Google” Find a Gas Station

Google has rolled out a new update to Google Maps that allows you to search for places using voice commands, among other things. I'm pretty sure Christopher Columbus would have actually found India if he...
Samsung faces exploding washing machine crisis

First it Was Exploding Note 7s, Now Samsung Faces “Exploding Washing Machines” Probe

I've never heard of an exploding washing machine, have you? Well, Samsung is in the thick of a probe into some washing machines of theirs that reportedly exploded. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has...
The Tick on Amazon Video - Prime Video

Amazon Prime to Launch Three New Original Series, Netflix Still Rules

Earlier this week Amazon announced that it would be launching three new original series for Amazon Prime members next year. I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick will be available on Prime Video in five countries...
Poor cyber security practices prevalent globally

Poor Cybersecurity Habits Still Rampant Worldwide, Security Industry Poll Shows

A recent poll by Israel's second largest public security company, called CyberArk’s Global Advanced Threat Landscape Survey 2016, shows that poor cybersecurity habits are prevalent all over the world. The survey involved 750 IT and...
Roll back to OS X from macOS Sierra

Rolling Back to OS X – How You Can and Why You Shouldn’t

As with any major operating system transition, a lot of users of OS X are bound to have issues when they try to install the new macOS Sierra. It has now been a week...

IBM Unveils Industry’s First “AI-Powered Decision-Making” Tool, Project DataWorks

IBM yesterday announced the launch of “Project DataWorks”, part of its Watson initiative that aims to exploit artificial intelligence to help businesses and data professionals in the decision-making process.Technology has made is easier to...

How to Make Money from your Windows 10 Upgrade, and Win 10 Free Upgrade...

If you're already on the Windows 10 Upgrade, here's how you can make money by promoting products, software or subscription services offered by Microsoft. The Microsoft Affiliate Program is essentially a commission-based initiative that now...

Windows 10 Upgrade Still a Puzzler for Companies, Microsoft Releases Free Analytics Tool to...

More than 400 million people have gotten the Windows 10 upgrade on their devices since its official release, but a lot of businesses are still hesitant about the move from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Since this represents...
Upgrade from OS X to Sierra

Moving from OS X to macOS Sierra? Here are Some Common Problems and Quick...

On September 20, the Mac world went from OS X to macOS Sierra, presumably the first in a new line of operating system versions from Apple Inc. It's been exactly a week since macOS Sierra...

Is the Cloud a Safe Place for my Sensitive Data?

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...
Microsoft Cortana screenshot

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Slams Google DeepMind for “Playing Games”

The news that Google's DeepMind program AlphaGo beat human champions in a game of Go might have impressed a lot of people, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is far...

Google Testing Pixel Laptop with Android-Chrome Hybrid OS Andromeda

Yesterday we reported that Google may soon be unveiling its brand new hybrid operating system that's a cross between the popular mobile operating system, Android, and Chrome OS. Two independent sources have now reported that...
Fully loaded Kodi video streaming set top box

What is a Kodi Video Streaming Set-top Box and Why is it in Legal...

If you've never heard of Kodi, the open source video streaming set top box that is making news waves, you could be forgiven. Developed by volunteers, the project was originally called the Xbox Media...