Topic: Instagram

Rebecca Minkoff Makes Selfies the Focus of Its Marketing

Rebecca Minkoff Makes Selfies the Focus of Its Marketing

When you think of handbags and fashion, you don't typically think of technology, but that's exactly what Uri Minkoff, CEO of Rebecca Minkoff, thinks about.  Originally the founder of a software company, Uri thinks of … [Read more...]

WhatsApp Zuck: Facebook Buys WhatsApp for $19 Billion

WhatsApp Zuck: Facebook Buys WhatsApp for $19 Billion

About an hour ago, Mark Zuckerberg announced on his Facebook page that his company was buying WhatsApp, a cross-platform, non-SMS messaging app that’s gaining a million new users every day. According to a report from … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up: Spotify Goes Free; Instagram Adds Direct Instant Messaging

Weekend Wrap-up: Spotify Goes Free; Instagram Adds Direct Instant Messaging

Thanks for checking in for this edition of the Weekend Wrap-up, where we get you all caught up on the biggest tech stories from the past week. We've got a lot of big ones, so let's dive in. Spotify Offers Free, … [Read more...]

Instagram Direct Arrives, Lets Users Send Private Photo and Video Messages

Instagram Direct Arrives, Lets Users Send Private Photo and Video Messages

What promised to be some big news out of Instagram at first felt like a boring seminar speech. Yahoo editor Jason O. Gilbert tweeted, "Kevin Systrom sounds like a high schooler being forced to deliver a speech on James … [Read more...]

Trunx: Secure Photo-Sharing in an Insecure Age

Trunx: Secure Photo-Sharing in an Insecure Age

There’s an undeniable sense of unease and lack of trust on the Internet these days, ever since the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program came to light earlier this year. To some, the idea that the government could or … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up: Instagram Breaks its Upload Record, Motorola Moto G Goes Up for Preorder

Weekend Wrap-up: Instagram Breaks its Upload Record, Motorola Moto G Goes Up for Preorder

Thanks for dropping by for another Weekend Wrap-up, where we summarize the week's top tech stories so you can get caught up. I'm ready when you are! Instagram Has its Busiest Day on Thanksgiving -- Again Last year … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Was Instagram’s Busiest Day for the Second Year

Thanksgiving Was Instagram’s Busiest Day for the Second Year

For most American families, the Thanksgiving holiday is one spent huddled around a table with friends and family, a day designated for relaxing and being together for good food and good times. But for Instagram, one … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up: FCC Weighs In-Flight Calls; Sprint and Best Buy Offer Free Wireless to Students

Weekend Wrap-up: FCC Weighs In-Flight Calls; Sprint and Best Buy Offer Free Wireless to Students

Thanks for stopping by for this week's edition of the Weekend Wrap-up, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories from the past week in tech. We had a pretty quiet week, absent of blockbuster stories, but we're … [Read more...]

Instagram May Add Messaging Features by Year’s End

Instagram May Add Messaging Features by Year’s End

"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," the old saying goes. But what happens when you can't "join 'em?" Facebook tried to acquire wildly popular photo sharing app Snapchat for $3 billion in cash, but Snapchat rejected that … [Read more...]

Instagram Arrives on Windows Phone, But Missing Key Functionality

Instagram Arrives on Windows Phone, But Missing Key Functionality

So Instagram is finally coming to Windows Phone, go ahead you can say it: YAY!  Unfortunately for Windows Phone users there's also some key functionality missing from the first release of Instagram.  If you planned on … [Read more...]