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Facebook reaches a billion monthly users, report says

Facebook reached the pinnacle of social networking by grabbing attention of a billion people around the world. The company has registered 1 Billion monthly global users, a recent report said. CEO Mark Zuckerberg was also there to comment on the milestone achieved. “Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing […]

Zynga plans to write off OMGPOP, lowers its revenue forecast for Q3

The creator of Farmville, Zynga released the guidance for third quarter earnings on Thursday, citing lower revenues for the term due to lack of interest in its online games. Moreover, the company also announced that it will write down in tune of $95 Million as impairment charges on its recently purchased game developing company OMGPOP. […]

Facebook did not violate privacy, according to CNIL

The National Commission on Informatics and Liberties (CNIL), which ensures the protection of consumer data in France, has given his support to the social network Facebook in the controversy over the publication of alleged private messages. The agency accepts the explanation from the company about the change in the privacy practices that led to the broadcasting […]

Facebook set to launch Gift service

The Californian company in the U.S. today released a new service of selling gifts through their social network, which is a step forward in the company of Mark Zuckerberg in his attempt to convince Wall Street that they still can attract good investments in near future. “Users can receive Gifts by using our exciting new […]

Travel industry not the perfect candidate to cash social networking, says a report

Travel industry is facing a hard time in churning profits from social media networks. Being in the recreation industry, travel agencies are the most likely candidates to convert a social network like Facebook and Twitter into a money-making machine. However, recent report from PhoCusWright says that percentage of users being referred to a travel booking […]

Google shares rise Monday continuing 10-week streak

Google shares were up nearly 2 percent on Monday to $749.38, exceeding the record hike since November 2011. The stock has seen an upward trend for past ten weeks and is still counting. The main reason for the hot streak that Google is running is its intelligent investment in different ventures and a profitable business […]

Facebook stock ends three-week upward streak after a report criticizes its value

Facebook shares were down 8.4 percent in the afternoon trading on Monday after one Wall Street newspaper published a critique on the company’s stock. Out of the 40 analysts covering The Social Network at Wall Street, one has the view that its share price is much over rated. The article blatantly compared FB’s stock value […]

New iOS 6: Over 200 new features, more interactive Siri and Facebook integration – Part 1

Apple released the iOS 6 in July concurrently with the release of new MacBook Pro with Retina Display and Mac OS X Mountain Lion. However, the mobile operating system did not have worth companion back then. Now that the new iPhone 5 has been unleashed by Apple, experts are incising the new OS as well. […]

New iOS 6: Over 200 new features, more interactive Siri and Facebook integration – Part 2

Starting the addition, first we will move to the all-new Maps app. Apple has certain done a great job in replacing the old Google Maps app with its own home-bred maps application. It brings some new additions to the iPhone, which cannot be said the same for the overall market. The turn-by-turn navigation feature in […]

New iOS 6: Over 200 new features, more interactive Siri and Facebook integration – Part 3

As demonstrated in presentation on its official launch and iPhone 5’s launch, it gets the users everything from latest movies playing in theatres, favourite shows on TV, latest sports scores to booking reservations in restaurants. Another new feature iOS 6 houses is the Passbook, Apple’s attempt against NFC-based (near-field communications) Google Wallet. The only difference […]

Google close their musical service in China

The search engine giants, Google, are set to close their music service in China on October 19 after competing with the local leaders “Baidu Inc”, for almost three years. Baidu, a famous musical service in China, has been dominating the Chinese market ever since the U.S. search engine installed their office in Hong Kong to circumvent […]

Anti-Islami film: YouTube blocked in Pakistan

On directives of the Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, the Ministry of Information Technology (IT) has blocked video sharing website YouTube after it declined to the remove the anti-Islam video. A statement issued by the premier said, “The block will remain in place until the anti-Islam film is removed. Blasphemous content will not be tolerated […]


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