Over on our Facebook page, Panda Nguyen shared his desktop in the comments of our post about last week's featured desktop—well, we liked it so much, we had to feature it too. It may look like Steam is built-in, but it's not—it just fits very well. Here's how he set it all up. Read more...
So there was a bit of a kerfuffle the other week when the article “Actress Betty White, 92, Dyes Peacefully In Her Los Angeles Home” hit the airwaves. I first spotted the headline when a friend posted the article on Facebook with the comment “RIP.” ’Cause I’m a word nerd like that, the first thing […]
A side-by-side comparison shows the real cost of using Facebook Messenger.
It looks like Microsoft's new OS will be called Windows 10. Who'd have thunk it? Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours -- we go hands-on with Here maps for Android, break down Facebook's battle with drag queens and more. ...
You will look through your Facebook friend list, looking for a friend you feel trusted enough to tell things to but then realize all of them are not really homo-friendly.
Second time is even funnier? The buzz on Facebook and Twitter lately has been all about Kim Kardashian, and how she was nearly tackled to the ground recently by a crazed maniac. Well, guess what? The prankster struck again…or at least tried to, but Kim Kardashian was one step ahead of him this time. Last […]
Pristine Aims to Expand Telehealth Through Google Glass. Nordic APIs to host a platform summit. Plus: Looking for the Facebook of Pot and hacking your API security testing. Pristine Raises $5.5M to Expand Telehealth Through Google Glass Pristine has just raised $5.5 million to expand its Telehealth via Google Glass. Show More Summary
An article about a man charged with animal cruelty who is about to go on trial attracted more than 1,600 comments on The Times's website, and 790 comments on Facebook.
Zuck's crew just relaunched Atlas, which brands can use to track you and your data across the web. Before you freak out, watch this. A few days ago your data suddenly became more valuable. That's because Facebook, the world's largest...Show More Summary
The hottest social network right now is Ello. You’ve probably heard of it on existing social media networks where people are begging for invites. What is it? Basically, it’s an ad-free, improved privacy version of Facebook. The Guardian says it’s the social network of your dreams, and it’s easy to see why. The biggest criticism... Read More
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With its recent investment and technology exchange with AppNexus, WPP will have the technology platform to compete against companies like Google's DoubleClick and Facebook's Atlas, says Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP chief executive, in this...Show More Summary
Chicago-based psychologist Dr. Suzana Flores explores the mental, emotional and often detrimental effects of Facebook in her first book. [ more › ]
Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of eBay (EBAY) closed up $3.97, or 7.5%, at $56.63, after the company said it will divest its PayPal electronic payments unit in the back half of next year in the form of a tax-free spin-off. Activist Carl Icahn, who agitated for [...]
I recently had a client who I was consulting and one of the things he was working on was setting up his Facebook page and generating traffic. He decided that in order to generate some likes for his new Facebook page, he would purchase a couple thousand likes for his page. Show More Summary
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An Irish scientist, who is also a guitarist, has devised what he says are the first-known equations explaining the physics behind playing the guitar. Produced by Matt Johnston and Reuters. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Early on, I was one of the first analysts to explore the dynamics of the interest graph versus the social graph in social networks. Think Twitter vs. Facebook. I learned right away that interest graphs tend to share connections based on topics rather than relationships. I also found that every person possesses a series of […]