Google unveiled its new Chromecast gadget on Tuesday during the same launching event as the new Nexus flagship in San Francisco. The new update saw Google providing users with two Chromecast devices for normal video and TV streaming and also for music streaming.
Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg recently spoke at UN and says there is more that can be done that's why he and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, along with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and U2 front man Bono rallied to eradicate poverty by bringing internet access all over the world. UN has made it a goal to achieve by 2020.
Facebook introduces the 360-degree video. It is a new feature which will let you roll videos in any angle. The new feature will be accessible first on the web and Android devices.
Facebook's new Messenger app has made it easier for businesses to have an organic connection with their customers, which could yet be another way for the giant social media platform to earn money.
Pinterest announced it had reached 100 million monthly users this week. The company will include 'Buyable Pins' on the site soon. Tim Kendall, Pinterest Monetization GM, told Fortune that the startup had crossed 100 million monthly users. Kendall said the number of shared links and images have doubled over 18 months as well. Added to that, searches to Pinterest had risen to 81% over the previous year.
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, said on Tuesday at Townhall Q&A session that he's working out on a button that would express empathy over sad posts on Facebook.
Google is reportedly teaming up with Twitter to provide users with instant access to articles, reviving speculations the search giant may be acquiring the micro-blogging site. Re/Code reports the two tech giants are now working on a publishing tool that will enable users to view articles instantly on their mobile phones. That's a departure from the current set-up where users have to wait several seconds for a story to load.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg invited India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for a Q&A session on Facebook HQ in California. The event will be held on September 27, 9:30 am PST.
Periscope, the popular Twitter live-streaming app, updates its version with new features including landscape mode, private broadcast options and Facebook sharing.
YouTube, a Google-owned company, is preparing to provide more transparency to advertisers on their advertisement data. Based on this new plan, advertisers will be able to get data such as the amount of view they receive on the platform. YouTube is also allowing a third-party feature to be used for that purpose.
Investors have been asking about how Facebook's Messenger can earn more money. CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed plans during the earnings call on how Facebook will bring more dollars to its recently acquired messaging app.
Analysts believe that, as we begin the age of venture capital revolution, disruptive technology draws majority of venture capitalists. But firms are becoming overwhelmed by high-tech innovations. That's the challenge venture capital is facing today.
Jan Koum, Whatsapp founder announced it on Facebook that the messaging app had reached 900 million users. Behind its first achievement, Facebook is aiming for 1 billion monthly users worldwide.
Today, Google announced at its San Francisco office a new feature for their Google Classroom - a Chrome extension. The new feature will allow teachers to share website with their student eliminating the need for teachers to pass the URL to students for them to click on.
Russia has come up with a new law that empowers the government to not only block websites but also orders them to share data of Russian citizens.
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