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Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Whether or not you like what you see on Facebook, chances are pretty good that you check it regularly as a matter of course. Such is the nature of the social network. Because of that, Facebook is banking on your habitual … [Read more...]

Slingshot Has New Features. Wait, Remember Slingshot?

Slingshot Has New Features. Wait, Remember Slingshot?

This past summer, Facebook put out a competitor for Snapchat, the photo and video-sharing app that zaps your content into limbo once it’s been consumed, and is a hit with all the youngsters. We wrote about Slingshot … [Read more...]

Google+ Adds Pinned Updates

Google+ Adds Pinned Updates

Remember Google+? If you're drawing a blank, let me fill you in. Google+ is a sort of social layer on top of Google -- one that looks like a sort of mix of Facebook and Twitter. And the fact that I'm worried people … [Read more...]

Apple Dives into Virtual Reality with Job Listing

Apple Dives into Virtual Reality with Job Listing

When Facebook purchased Oculus VR earlier this year, it suddenly rocketed to the forefront of the burgeoning virtual reality field. As it stands now, there are only a few other major players deciding to dip their toes … [Read more...]

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Yesterday’s news that Samsung’s mobile division might see an executive shakeup doesn’t seem to have affected the company’s partnership with virtual reality startup Oculus VR. Yesterday, CNET reported that Brendan … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Square to Accept Apple Pay, Teams with Snapchat on Snapcash

Weekend Wrap-Up: Square to Accept Apple Pay, Teams with Snapchat on Snapcash

It's Weekend Wrap-Up time, folks! Here's where we get you all caught up on the top tech stories from the past week. Companies making headlines include Square, Snapchat, Facebook and Aereo. Let's find out why. Square … [Read more...]

Facebook Aims at Social Networking for Work

Facebook Aims at Social Networking for Work

When it comes to social networks, Facebook is pretty much at the top of the heap. There are tons of choices out there, from Google+ to Twitter, from LinkedIn to the sparse Ello – but at the end of the day, everyone who … [Read more...]

Move Over Search and Display Ads, Taboola Shows Discovery is Here to Stay

Move Over Search and Display Ads, Taboola Shows Discovery is Here to Stay

When it comes to online advertising, targeting the U.S. audience is a favorite amongst advertisers.  Typically though, advertisers have been focused on two major channels: search and display, but that may soon change. … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Announces Windows 10; iPad Event Could Happen on Oct. 16

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Announces Windows 10; iPad Event Could Happen on Oct. 16

Happy Sunday! This is the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we run through the top stories of the past week in in order to get you caught up. Companies making big news this week include Microsoft, Apple, Google and Facebook. … [Read more...]

Facebook to Jump into Healthcare Market

Facebook to Jump into Healthcare Market

A report out of Reuters today says that Facebook is in the process of getting into the healthcare market in the near future. The information comes from “three people familiar with the matter,” who say that the … [Read more...]