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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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Mark Zuckerberg to host Facebook Townhall Q&A with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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.

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Twitter's Periscope adds landscape mode, broadcast options and Facebook sharing

Periscope, the popular Twitter live-streaming app, updates its version with new features including landscape mode, private broadcast options and Facebook sharing.

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YouTube responds to advertisers clamor for more data transparency

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.

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Facebook Waits To Hit A Billion Users For Messenger Before Turning It Into A Meaningful Business

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.

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Disruptive technology destabilizes the economy as we enter the venture capital revolution

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.

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Facebook's WhatsApp reached 900 million monthly active users; aims for 1 billion

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.

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Google Classroom adds a Chrome extension for teacher-student website sharing

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.

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Russia cracks down on foreign internet firms

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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Google lets Android Wear smartwatches work with iPhones

After launching Android Wear back in March 2014 and seeing how Apple watch sales performed after their release, Google had decided to release an app that will allow their smartwatch that is already in the market to perform a twist. Android Wear will be iOS compatible.

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Move over Siri, here comes Facebook's personal concierge M

Facebook gives Apple, Google, and other companies providing users with virtual assistants a run for their money. The company has launched M, a digital helper that makes use of artificial intelligence and human knowledge.

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McDonald's rejects Burger King's McWhopper peace deal

In celebration of International Day of Peace on September 21, Burger King is asking long-time rival McDonald's to team up and make a McWhopper that would feature the best of both fast-food companies' burgers.

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1 billion people on a single day: Facebook sets new record

Creating a new milestone, the largest social media platform Facebook recorded one billion people accessing its website in a single day for the first time.

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First WeChat, Then WeRun

WeChat announced Wednesday its new fitness channel called WeRun, which is a step counter app. WeChat is China's most popular messaging app that has more than 600 million users. The WeRun is not the first time WeChat moved into fitness. Tencent, WeChat's parent company, launched the WeChat Sports in February.

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Fundraising for nonprofits now made easier with Facebook's 'Donate Now' button

Facebook is a wonderful avenue to raise awareness for certain advocacies. Now, it launched its donate button to make giving to nonprofits' pages easier and more effective.

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