Sunday, December 4, 2016

Facebook tried to acquire Snapchat’s Asian clone ‘Snow’

Here’s fuel to the fire for those who believe that Facebook will buy anything that looks, smells or moves like Snapchat. Facebook was rebuffed in its attempts to buy Snapchat and Mark Zuckerberg's...

Facebook gives users local ballot guides in voting initiative

Voting day in the US, November 8, will soon be here, and Facebook wants to be really sure you’re going to go out there and exercise your civic duty. The company is introducing a...

Dynamics 365 will be available in more than 135 markets beginning November 1

After months of hyping its upcoming Dynamics 365 platform, Microsoft demonstrated the integrated CRM and ERP for its partners and customers on Tuesday. The platform's selling points include its machine learning, business...

Google’s search app now supports an incognito mode

Looking to surf the mobile web privately, but generally prefer the Google Search app over standalone browsers like Safari or Chrome? Then you’ll appreciate the latest update to the Google Search app...

Microsoft signs cloud-computing pact with Adobe

Two of the world’s biggest marketing and sales platforms are getting together. Microsoft and Adobe announced today a new partnership that will see the two companies use and promote each other's cloud...

Google’s 10 new commercials to refresh you what Duo is

Google really wants people to use its new video chat app Duo. So much so that it made not one or even two, but five different video ads promoting the service. The...

Microsoft Azure customers get hit by global DNS outage

Microsoft Azure is wobbling all around the world at the moment, especially Azure DNS. According to a status update on Microsoft's site, the issues began around lunchtime, although there is no mention...

Gmail outage hits parts of U.S. and UK

No, it’s not just you: Gmail is down across the world for millions, with people in the US and UK hit the hardest so far. Gmail is currently experiencing a service-wide outage....

iOS 10 is now available to download

Apple's biggest update to iOS is now available for existing devices. iOS 10 can be downloaded from the general part of the settings page on compatible iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad...

Udacity teams with Mercedes, Nvidia to train self-driving cars tech engineers

There's no way to get a degree in "self-driving car engineering" — at least from your typical university. Today, engineers might come from the automative industry or they might be fresh out of MIT...

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Facebook tests its first new reaction just for Mother’s Day

Turns out that floral decorations on Messenger aren’t all Facebook has in store for Mother’s Day. The company is now testing a new reaction...