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Monday, 21 Nov 2016

Mark Zuckerberg outlines Facebook’s plans to combat fake news

Mark Zuckerberg outlines Facebook’s plans to combat fake news

Mark Zuckerberg has outlined plans to combat the spread of fake news on Facebook, even as he warns that the company should not become the "arbiters of truth".

Thursday, 3 Nov 2016

E-commerce giant Lazada acquires local online grocer RedMart

E-commerce giant Lazada acquires local online grocer RedMart

The Alibaba-backed e-commerce giant acquired Singapore-based online grocer for an undisclosed sum.

Facebook is still going strong with more profits and users in Q3

Facebook is still going strong with more profits and users in Q3

Facebook just released its Q3 earnings report where profits nearly tripled year-over-year. Its monthly active user base also grew to 1.79 billion.

Thursday, 13 Oct 2016

Google and Facebook look to expand reach in Asia with new undersea cable connection

Google and Facebook look to expand reach in Asia with new undersea cable connection

Google and Facebook have teamed up to build a direct connection to Asia. In a recent announcement, both technology giants said they would be working with the Pacific Light Data Communications Company and TE SubCom to build the first direct undersea connection between Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

Facebook Workplace makes it okay to use Facebook while at work

Facebook Workplace makes it okay to use Facebook while at work

Facebook has announced Workplace, a service to help workers collaborate and communicate more effectively. Formerly known as Facebook at Work, Workplace is now available to any organization who wants to use it.

Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

It's no secret the Facebook's key apps are quite data and resource heavy in nature. Bent on dominating the messaging platform and to provide a viable alternative for consumers with old Android smartphone(s), or living in a remote area that lacks a stable internet connectivity, you can still keep in touch with your friends through Messenger Lite – a new lightweight version of Facebook Messenger.

Friday, 30 Sep 2016

Microsoft creates a new 5,000-strong AI division; forms 'Partnership on AI' with Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM

Microsoft creates a new 5,000-strong AI division; forms 'Partnership on AI' with Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM

In an attempt to democratize artificial intelligence, Microsoft is doing a major company re-org. Furthermore, to address issues surrounding AI, it's forming a partnership with several Silicon Valley heavyweights.

Saturday, 24 Sep 2016

Here’s how to stop WhatsApp from sharing your phone number with Facebook

Here’s how to stop WhatsApp from sharing your phone number with Facebook

Talk about oversharing - WhatsApp wants to share your number with its parent company Facebook. Here’s how you can block it.

Thursday, 22 Sep 2016

Facebook founder invests US$3 billion towards cure for all diseases

Facebook founder invests US$3 billion towards cure for all diseases

Mark Zuckerberg announced that he will invest US$ billion into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to fund and grow the science behind managing, preventing, and curing all diseases by the end of this century.

Friday, 26 Aug 2016

WhatsApp will share your phone number with Facebook

WhatsApp will share your phone number with Facebook

WhatsApp just updated its privacy policy where it states that user data such as phone numbers will be shared with Facebook.

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