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Google Buys Image Recognition Startup Jetpac for $3.2bn

by Ranjan Yadavon August 17, 2014
Google, Mountain View, California based tech behemoth, has recently acquired the image recognition startup firm Jetpac for $3.2billion. Jetpac, founded in 2011 has its HQ in San Francisco. Jetpac gathers information from the photos that users post on social networks – e.g. Instagram, Facebook – and via an advanced process of artificial intelligence it develops […]
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3 business impacting benefits that you’ll never miss if you use website builders

by Gizmoration August 5, 2014
Even for the most experienced web designers, creating a site from scratch can often mean missing out on beneficial site and page features that the designer either may have forgotten or just didn’t know about. However, these implementations are rarely overlooked by site and layout tools, which can often lead to better traffic and sales […]

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Google acquires the streaming music company Songza for $39M

by Nick Adamson July 2, 2014
Google is buying Songza, a popular music app, Long Island-based, founded in 2007. The 6-year-old company is run by Elias Roman, who won a $4.7 million funding round from Amazon, Lerer Ventures and music manager Scooter Braun in late 2013. The app recently got a makeover. On the version for Apple’s iPhone, for instance, you can now play music videos […]
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Facebook to Buy Virtual Reality Startup Oculus for 2 Billion Dollars

by Ryan Burgesson March 26, 2014
In news that has shocked nearly everyone, Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook to announce the purchase of Oculus. Oculus already has big plans [in gaming] that won’t be changing and we hope to accelerate. The Rift is highly anticipated by the gaming community, and there’s a lot of interest from developers in building for this […]

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Facebook Rumored To Buy Drones Company To Connect Africa To Internet

by Matthew Lucason March 5, 2014
Facebook is in talks to buy a drone company called Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to TechCrunch. The acquisition would reportedly further the efforts of Internet.org, a coalition of mobile technology companies spearheaded by Facebook that is working to bring Internet access to the 5 billion or so people around the world without it. The fact is, Titan […]
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Facebook Knows When You Are About to Enter a Relationship or Breakup

by Anna Johnsonon February 15, 2014
Facebook released new findings on Valentine’s Day that hints when people are about to change their relationship status. The social network knows everything about our lives, which means it knows how and when we meet our partners, where we check in on date night, our biggest moments together, and when we break up. So Facebook aggregated all the […]

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Doing eCommerce Websites The Right Way

by Matthew Lucason December 9, 2013
According to an article on Mashable, Forrester is expecting 2013 to have $262 billion in sales through online shopping with $370 billion in sales projected for 2017. These numbers are astronomical and are a key reason why many businesses are trying to get into online commerce. There are a number of reasons why eCommerce is […]
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2.7 Million Facebook Users Support Marriage Equality

by Nick Adamson April 2, 2013
Reportedly around 2.7 million Facebook users have changed their profile pictures to pink equal signs with a red background in order to show support for marriage equality. The Human Rights Campaign started this viral trend last Monday. They requested that supporters of the cause change their profile picture to the pink and red image in […]
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IDC Survey Reveals Social Media and Facebook Addiction

by Nick Adamson March 29, 2013
A couple of days ago the IDC (International Data Corporation) released a Facebook addiction sponsored survey that examined the activities of smartphone users in an attempt to demonstrate just how important social media has become in peoples every day lives. The online survey was administered for one week earlier this month amongst 7,446 people that […]

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Social Media Wars: Google+ and Facebook Updates!

by Nick Adamson March 28, 2013
  Google+ and Facebook have both announced updates to their social media sites this week. Google+ is now allowing users to use GIFs (fancy acronym for those cool moving images you see everywhere) as profile pictures and even has a link on the Google+ webpage showing users how to make a GIF. Matt Steiner who […]
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YouTube Will Launch Music Subscription Service

by Anna Johnsonon March 6, 2013
Google’s YouTube is planning a new service for music subscription. This new service will not be connected with the Google Play subscription service. The rumor comes from Fortune, but Google did not confirm the news, although the company did release the following message: Google said it doesn’t comment rumors, but it is looking into the benefits […]

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Google Project Glass Video Revealed: What You Can Do With It

by Gizmoration February 20, 2013
The new released Google Project Glass video is showing us what it will be like to use and wear their new and amazing gadget. These internet connected eyeglasses offer features similar to a powerful smartphone like taking pictures, answering and making calls, replying to emails, checking the weather, performing online searches or receiving specific GPS directions. […]
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Twitter Lets You Search Old Tweets Now

by Nick Adamson February 8, 2013
Until now we were able only to search tweets no older than a week. Twitter announced today the plan to enable people to search old tweets. Not all the tweets will be kept for the beginning; for the moment those to be kept will be determined by clicks, retweets and other factors, according to the […]

 
 
 
 

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