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- Facebook extends Parse tools to the Internet of Things
- WhatsApp not as open as Messenger to outside developers
- Google said to prep billing payment service for Gmail
- Facebook Messenger is now open for business
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Whether it's two, five or 10 years from now, virtual reality technology may change the way people play and communicate on social networks.
By Sharon Gaudin | 27 March, 2015 01:56
Facebook's Like button is a pervasive feature of the Web, a way to gauge the popularity of a website or piece of content. But researchers have found it's easy to inflate the numbers, undermining its value as an accurate measure of popularity.
By Jeremy Kirk | 26 March, 2015 14:41
Facebook-owned WhatsApp, the popular mobile messaging and calling service, has no immediate plans to offer tools to outside developers to let them build services on top of it.
By Zach Miners | 26 March, 2015 13:31
Haven’t seen many posts from some friends lately on Facebook? Perhaps you need to reach out directly to them.
By Zach Miners | 26 March, 2015 08:32
Saving a destination in Google Maps makes it easier to navigate to and also lessens the chance for error when entering or trying to remember an address.
By Nick Barber | 22 May, 2013 17:54
You just left cocktail hour or a networking event and forgot to grab a business card from the person you'd been chatting with. Don't kick yourself. Instead, log on to LinkedIn to do some cyberstalking. It's a much better resource than Facebook, because with just bits and pieces of information, you're still likely to be able to find your target.
By Nick Barber | 12 February, 2013 22:28
When I signed up for a Twitter account in the summer of 2009 I spent some time thinking about whether or not I should protect my tweets. As a novice Twitter user, I had to decide whether the benefits of protecting my tweets outweighed the drawbacks. Looking back, I do not regret my decision to protect my tweets, and I'll tell you why.
By Phil Shapiro | 23 February, 2011 09:14
There are two ways to think about #GamerGate.
By Matt Weinberger | 30 October, 2014 09:03
People may feel overwhelmed by the deluge of email arriving in their inboxes, but will they trust Google to show them the most important messages?
By Sharon Gaudin | 24 October, 2014 06:57
With Google's social network coming up on its third anniversary, industry analysts are wondering if the company is rethinking Google+ and where it goes from here.
By Sharon Gaudin | 21 June, 2014 06:28
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
- FTJunior Media Buyer - Sales CoordinatorNSW
- CCSenior Systems EngineerNSW
- CC.Net Solution ArchitectNSW
- CCMobile iOS DeveloperNSW
- CCDBA (Oracle/SQL)NSW
- FTBusiness Management - Account Director - Leading Entertainment ClientNSW
- FTSenior SQL DBANSW
- CCMobile Designer / Developer - IOSNSW
- CCFront End Web Developer (Drupal)NSW
- CCMobile Designer / Developer - IOSNSW
- FT.Net Solution ArchitectNSW
- CCSenior Release EngineerNSW
- FTApplication Support SpecialistNSW
The days of relying solely on local storage and in-house servers to deliver your data are well behind us. These days, it makes sense to move some (if not all) of your business’s services into the Cloud. From email to document management, much can be achieved with Internet services that can be accessed from anywhere in the world. The main benefit is that a proper Cloud service can make it easier to manage and share information with your workers and help boost productivity. Here, then, are the main reasons to consider a service such as Google Apps.
- Galaxy S6 price starts at $650 off-contract, 19% more for Edge
- Many password strength meters are downright WEAK, researchers say
- At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking
- ZTE's Nubia Z9 Max phablet packs a powerful camera
- Spartan forecast: Browser of choice for 1 in 7 Windows users within a year
- Microsoft to simplify Azure migration with bigger VM drives
- Will embedded and middleware help save Blackberry?
- Facebook's iOS UI development framework goes open source
- Uber's Amsterdam office raided by Dutch authorities
- E-commerce companies face EU antitrust probe
- Cisco patches autonomic networking flaws in IOS routers and switches
- Unlocked HTC One M9 smartphone to sell for $649
- IoT could help give your local area its own power grid
- Microsoft brings Node.js debugging to Visual Studio
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