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Irish High Court to investigate Facebook's transfer of European users' data to the U.S.

The Irish court orders to investigate Facebook's transferring of European user's data to the United States. This is to ensure that the European user's privacy was protected from the U.S. surveillance.

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President of Indonesia to Visit Silicon Valley’s tech giants on US trip

Indonesian president is scheduled to visit US's giant tech companies during his first trip in the United States. The trip will start on October 26 and it will be a five-day trip full of bilateral business agenda.

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Apple disabled News app in China

Many iPhone users are surprised when they could not access Apple News app in mainland China when they were able to use it in many places around the world. Granted that the said app is being tested in the United Kingdom and Australia, still the app is prevented by Chinese censorship from being activated.

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Facebook is testing new features for mobile shopping

Facebook may soon be your go-to app for shopping. The company disclosed Monday that it was testing new features that would enable users to buy products, without having to leave the app.

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Facebook 'Reactions' to have a pilot test in Spain and Ireland

Facebook unveils animated emoticons, Reactions, to go with the 'like' button. The six emojis will have a pilot test in Spain and Ireland. Alongside the 'like' button, Facebook will pilot the Reactions. In particular, it is a set of emoticons including angry, sad, wow, yay, ha-ha and love, Tech Crunch gives details.

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Facebook to launch satellite in 2016 to give Internet access to remote places

In a respectable attempt to provide access to the Internet throughout hard-to-reach places, Facebook is scheduling a satellite launch this 2016 that aims to make the World Wide Web readily accessible to people living in remote parts of Africa.

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Users can now use a video as profile photo on Facebook

Facebook introduces a new way to spice up your profile and to enjoy more of the platform. You will be able to film a short, looping video, necessarily a GIF, which plays for anyone who views your profile.

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Aussie friends can now locate their mates using Facebook's Nearby Friends

Good news to Aussie Facebook lovers. Nearby Friends, a feature from Facebook can now be used by our mates in Down Under to locate their friends along the neighborhood or vice versa.

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The new Google Chromecast has more speed and more power

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.

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Mark Zuckerberg speaks at UN: Internet access can eradicate extreme poverty

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.

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Facebook announced 360-degree video support

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.

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Facebook to Make Money from Messenger

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.

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Pinterest reached 100 million users, will add 'Buyable Pins'

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.

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Mark Zuckerberg announced an 'empathy' button soon on Facebook

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.

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Google, Twitter teaming up to create new publishing tool

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.

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