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Facebook extends WhatsApp acquisition closing by a year

Facebook extends WhatsApp acquisition closing by a year

Social networking giant Facebook has extended by a year the closing of its landmark $ 19 billion deal to acquire instant messaging app WhatsApp. The California-based firm will have to pay WhatsApp $ 1…

“Trolled” by U.S. Congress, Wikipedia bans edits

“Trolled” by U.S. Congress, Wikipedia bans edits

Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has issued a ten-day ban against an anonymous editor of its website located on the premises of the U.S. Congress, after the latter engaged in “disruptive editing,”…

Facebook profits jumps on continue arise in mobile advertising

Facebook profits jumps on continue arise in mobile advertising

Facebook says its fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 per cent increase in revenue in the second quarter. Overall revenue was $US2.91 billion for the three months ended…

Creating Change :Microsoft confirms plans to cut 18,000 jobs in the next year

Creating Change :Microsoft confirms plans to cut 18,000 jobs in the next year

Ever since he was named the third CEO in Microsoft’s legendary history, Satya Nadella has been talking of making huge changes – organisational, and culutural – within the company. He…

Microsoft calls end to Android Nokia X

Microsoft calls end to Android Nokia X

Nokia X models will now become part of the Lumia range and run the Windows Phone operating system, although existing Android handsets will continue to be supported. The move comes…

Google maps show off a new 3D version of London

Google maps show off a new 3D version of London

Soaring over the Palace of Westminster and down the Thames towards the majestic dome of St Paul’s used to be a sight-seeing journey reserved for air ambulance crew and a…

In Window 9, Metro Apps Will be Running on Desktop

In Window 9, Metro Apps Will be Running on Desktop

Yet another screenshot has been leaked and this screenshot is letting us know that we can run Metro apps on desktop in Windows 9. You know that another leaked image…

Technology and data the trends changing the world

Technology and data the trends changing the world

In its first global study, Ipsos Mori reveals how technology, economics and data are causing unprecedented change on a global scale. Matt Warman reports. The global scale of the contradictions…

IBM to spend $3 billion in chip research and development

IBM to spend $3 billion in chip research and development

IBM announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next five years in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough that can help revive its…

Android’s Built-in ‘factory reset’ Feature Doesn’t Erase Your Data

Android’s Built-in ‘factory reset’ Feature Doesn’t Erase Your Data

A new study reveals that Android smartphones’ built-in ‘factory reset’ feature may not be enough to delete your personal data. Security software maker Avast discovered that Android’s factory reset fails…

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