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Facebook acquires startup to fight piracy

Facebook acquires startup to fight piracy

San Francisco : In its battle against pirated content, Facebook has acquired a US-based startup Source3 to help it weed out pirated videos and other content that users share without permission. The startup builds technology to detect intellectual property that ...

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Facebook coming with ‘modular’ smartphone?

Facebook coming with ‘modular’ smartphone?

San Francisco : In an application filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office, Facebook is exploring the development of a ‘modular electromechanical device’ (read smartphone) which will allow users to add different components onto a device. The modular device ...

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‘Google Feed’ for mobile app launched

‘Google Feed’ for mobile app launched

San Francisco : Aiming to deliver relevant search results for mobile users, Google has rolled out “Google Feed”, a Facebook ‘News Feed’ kind of experience for its users. “We are announcing a new feed experience in the Google app, making ...

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NBC to broadcast news for youngsters on Snapchat

NBC to broadcast news for youngsters on Snapchat

San Francisco : Aiming to connect with young audiences who consume data on-the-go, Snapchat has launched headline news show “Stay Tuned” that will be broadcast twice a day. According to a report in TechCrunch on Wednesday, the broadcast will feature ...

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‘LinkedIn Lite’ Android App launched in India

‘LinkedIn Lite’ Android App launched in India

Bengaluru : Professional networking giant LinkedIn on Thursday rolled out the ‘LinkedIn Lite’ Android app, a faster and lighter version of its flagship app, in India. The Lite app offers a seamless and intuitive experience of LinkedIn to users on ...

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Facebook to launch paid news subscription product

Facebook to launch paid news subscription product

San Francisco : A week after nearly 2,000 publishers in the US formed the News Media Alliance to get an anti-trust exemption from the Congress to negotiate over advertising revenue with digital platforms, a top Facebook executive has confirmed the ...

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Twitter kills 90,000 fake accounts promising online sex

Twitter kills 90,000 fake accounts promising online sex

San Francisco : After a US-based digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users, the micro-blogging website has removed nearly 90,000 such fake accounts. Dubbed as ‘SIREN’, the fake botnet campaign was ...

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