09

Apr

Twitter To Induct New Regional Office Soon

Twitter is all set to announce the opening of new office in Dubai. The office will oversee operations across Middle East and North African region.The announcement came from the key influencers like Shailesh Rao, VP, Asia Pacific, Latin America & Emerging Markets for Twitter at the Arab...


Posted on Apr 09, 2015
By Gaurav Aidasani

17

Aug

Facebook and Youtube Dominate Mobile Market Share

According to recent reports, Facebook and Youtube together, bite into a major chunk of online mobile traffic. Cumulatively, they account for one-third of all the mobile web traffic in North America. The Top 10 services which take account for maximum web traffic comprise of many po...


Posted on Aug 17, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

15

Aug

New Facebook messenger app is #1 in app stores. Still has a low rating!

In April Facebook announced that it will eliminate chat features from the Facebook app on iOS and Android. Users will be forced to send messages via a newly created Facebook Messenger app. This news comes in succession after Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 Billion in February 201...


Posted on Aug 15, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

28

Mar

Oculus VR Now is Facebook's Baby

On Tuesday this week, Facebook announced that it acquired Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift gaming handset in a cash and stock deal. The deal was valued $2 billion. The terms of deal include $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock. "O...


Posted on Mar 28, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

24

Feb

61,000 Mobile Users Want A Different Network Operator

The mobile number portability (MNP) service was launched in December 2013 in UAE. Well, what is surprising is that around 61,000 mobile subscribers in the country have requested to switch their operators. This service was launched last year with a motive of boosting competition in UAE’s ...


Posted on Feb 24, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

24

Feb

Facebook Owned Whatsapp Faces Server Issues

 As Facebook newly acquired Whatsapp, the messaging giant faced a temporary outage for about 210 minutes. This server problem was reported by thousands of users all around the world. Whatsapp acknowledged this problem as well via twitter, with a tweet that said “sorry we currently e...


Posted on Feb 24, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

11

Feb

Facebook Buys Whatsapp for $16 Billion

As per a filing on Wednesday, Facebook is all set to acquire Whatsapp, the much popular messaging application for a whopping sum of $16 billion in cash and stock. After the rumors of Google also being interested in buying this messaging app in 2013, turns out that this is Facebook’s larg...


Posted on Feb 11, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

17

Jan

Yahoo COO Henrique de Castro is leaving

Yahoo COO Henrique de Castro will be leaving Yahoo, effective January 16, according to Yahoo.De Castro was the first major hire by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.In 2012, Yahoo's board had such high hopes for Henrique de Castro that it paid him more than his boss, Marissa Mayer. Little more than ...


Posted on Jan 17, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

17

Jan

Facebook Shares Buying Is Wise Only If It Replicates Google

 Facebook Incorporated has shown a tremendous growth in its market value as its share price roughly doubled. The company has shown an increase in the market value in a pretty short time as compared to any other large company.In June, the stock of this social media biggie finished at $...


Posted on Jan 17, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani

27

Nov

Facebook favors 'high-quality' articles over memes in updated news feed algorithm

Facebook wants to make its mobile News Feed surface better, smarter content. With an updated algorithm that it says will be rolling out soon , the mobile News Feed will begin to do a better job of surfacing "high-quality" articles that readers are likely to click on. At the same time, Face...


Posted on Nov 27, 2013
By Gaurav Aidasani