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Another Acquisition: Facebook Buys Oculus Rift

It seems that now Facebook is entering into the console world as well. The company has acquired Oculus VR, the company which is building the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, for a whopping $2 billion. The company (Oculus) has kept one condition that it will keep its headquarters in Irvine, California only and not shift its base. “We are very …

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A Response By Facebook Data Scientist To Princeton Researchers

This week, some of the researchers at Princeton University proclaimed the impending doom of Facebook. They have made a conclusion by saying that 80% facebook peak users will vanish upto 2015-2017. Facebook Data Scientist Mike Develin, however gave Princeton an answer with same fashion saying that “our research unequivocally demonstrated that Princeton may be in danger of disappearing entirely.” Company …

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Why Zuckerberg Remained CEO Of Facebook?

The founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, remained a CEO of his company following a technique that really works in the tech companies, and yes, we can see it through the company’s height as well. That model actually is like the founder remains CEO of the company and surrounds himself or herself with a strong executive team. In most of the …

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Another Lawsuit Against Facebook, This Time It’s About False Likes

Lawsuit number two this year against Facebook, this time there is a claim that the social network is using friends’ likes, the thumbs-up acknowledgement for posts, comments, and pages. This lawsuit was filed by Anthony Ditirro of Colorado, through U.S. District Court of Northern California. According to him, his friend told that he’d appeared in an ad for USA Today …

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Claim Against Facebook, Says They Scan The Facebook Private Messages

On December 30, a lawsuit was filed against Facebook alleging that the company scans the messages containing links and targets with the tailored advertisements. The lawsuit was filed with the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California on behalf of two named plaintiffs, Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley, claiming that Facebook mines private data contained in messages for …

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Engineers At NSA Vs Engineers At Big Tech Companies

Nowadays we almost daily see news regarding the spying done on the large Internet, PCs, networking companies by NSA, which obviously puts a big question before the public, and it’s whether the engineers at NSA are better than the engineers at other top tech companies like Google and facebook. Ian Webster, an engineer interviewed by both Facebook and the NSA …

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Are Latest Messaging Apps Really Better Than Facebook?

Apparently, they are. According to a survey, people are getting away from Facebook and they consider new apps like Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp to be more efficient and cooler than it. However, some say that Facebook is better in the context of photo albums, organizing parties and more effective for observing people’s relationships. Professor Daniel Miller from University College London, …

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Facebook Brings Update For Windows 8.1

New features for Facebook for the users of Windows 8.1- the social networking site came up with some updates which may be a surprise for some devoted users, you will get to know the real thing below. The Update in the latest version Windows 8.1 Facebook app includes a change in New Stories notifications to alert you when something new …

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If Not In Real You Can Virtually Share Jim Beam Images On Facebook

The attendees at tasting events for Jim Beam, if are not able to share the images physically then by using mobile photo-sharing solution Tagkast, you can virtually share your experience of tasting with twitter followers and Fb friends. According to the announcement by Tagkast, it will bring its technology to Jim Beam tasting events in 14 cities, including New York, …