It's one thing to deliver books, magazines and movies on a Kindle Fire HDX, but it's quite another thing to be the sacred holder of the customer's personal life.
Facebook users will soon be able to receive notices on their mobile app when they're near friends, signaling an effort by the social network to play a bigger role in real-world interactions.
US Facebook users will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching. Nearby Friends is an optional tool, and will only be available to people who choose to turn it on. The feature uses a smartphone's GPS system to tell a person's Facebook friends they are nearby - provided they have the feature turned on. Facebook said the Nearby Friends feature will be turned off by default, so users shouldn't expect to broadcast their location unknowingly to their Facebook friends and acquaintances.
April 17 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook will let people know when their friends are nearby via smartphone notifications, adding features for its growing base of mobile users. Sarah Frier has more on Bloomberg ...
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Facebook's bug bounty program, which pays security researchers $500 or more for revealing bugs that allow hackers to access internal systems has proved "valuable."
Jeff Papp, Oberweis International Opportunities, questions the IPO of Chinese Internet company JD.com and provides perspective on Weibo and Alibaba.
Twitter (TWTR) investors might soon get some results from the company's hefty investments aimed at getting a bigger piece of the emerging mobile ad market. The company said Thursday that it has launched ...
Google grew but missed our estimates on both the top and bottom lines.
What’s behind the big move in Yahoo’s stock price over the past year? Does it have any substance to it? Let’s do a quick assessment of the business. Yahoo’s turnaround efforts have shown little progress. The acquisitions have added little to revenues. And, management recently reshuffled key senior positions, yet again. [...]