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Report: Enterprise server demand underwhelming for 4Q17
A report by Dell’Oro Group has shown that high memory costs contributed to a slower than expected Purley refresh cycle slowing sales in the quarter.
Facebook breach of 50 MILLION profiles: What we know so far
A whistleblower has uncovered the practices of his illicit company, which include stealing the details of 50m Facebook users to help Trump's campaign.
Google to follow Facebook's lead on banning cryptocurrency ads
From June 2018 Google users may not see so many advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related content.
Sony’s Xperia 3D Creator app brings 3D scans of your food (or anything else) to Facebook
Sony adds the third dimension to foodie Facebook posts, writes Darren Price.
Got a spare Zuckerbuck? Social networks may give cryptos weight
Social networks may be the key to bringing cryptocurrencies into the mainstream, according to GlobalData.
Facebook says 'no more': Cryptocurrency ads banned from social network
Facebook has now banned all advertising for financial products such as cryptocurrencies, binary options and initial coin offerings.
Marketing and messaging trends shaping Facebook Messenger this year
Improved group chats, realtime features, and visual messaging are just a few of the features in store for messaging app.
Facebook, Apple, Twitter missing from 2018's top software companies ranking
The leaderboard is based on user reviews documented by G2 Crowd over the past year.
Facebook Messenger launches augmented reality extras
Facebook Messenger has launched its World Effects technology on the Messenger camera, allowing people to drop 3D objects in their surroundings...
Kasten emerges from the shadows with new data management platform
The company is backed by well-known Silicon Valley angels and executives from Google, Amazon and Facebook.
Huge tech leaders come together for open source licensing initiative
Red Hat, Facebook, Google and IBM have come together to promote greater fairness and predictability in license enforcement.
Facebook fundraisers expands to New Zealand
People can now raise money for a friend, themselves, someone or something that is not on Facebook...
Luck running out for Kiwi companies using Facebook for free
“In short, the days of getting widespread reach for free are almost over for most brands."
Cumulus Networks expands into data centre interconnect market
The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Summit is currently under way in Santa Clara, California – and has already yielded some big news.
Facebook, Amazon & NTT Com build Japan - Philippines subsea cable
NTT Com’s Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE), Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) and Pacific Crossing-1 (PC-1) cables will connect with Jupiter cable.
Following Facebook's lead: Males fear taking parental leave - here's why
"It will reduce the stigma around men taking on equal caring responsibilities and could help improve female gender equality in the workplace.”
Zuckerberg jumps into the frying pan with ‘insensitive’ VR live-stream
“My goal here was to show how VR can raise awareness and help us see what's happening in different parts of the world...”
Facebook announces Oculus Go, one of the cheapest VR headsets yet
Without a cable or the need for a mobile phone, standalone headsets represent a totally new phase of VR hardware...
Is social media now almost impossible to monetise unless you’re an industry giant?
MarketLine asks whether a social media business model based on building popularity before monetisation is fundamentally flawed.
Faceliker Trojan leads the malware race in Q2
"By making apps or news articles appear more popular, accepted and legitimate, unknown actors can covertly influence the way we perceive value."
Attracting customers a major challenge for SMEs – survey
Over 5,000 exporting SMEs globally were asked to consider the online tools that help them sell internationally.
Bot services market worth US$1,783.9m by 2022 – APAC the driver
A new research report from MarketsandMarkets has forecast very positive times ahead for the bot services market, with APAC leading the way.
BlueJeans announces video meeting integrations with Facebook and Samsung
Customers can now benefit from ideal plug-and-play experiences with Workplace by Facebookand Samsung DeX.
Yikes! What to do when your Facebook group is hijacked by competitors
SMBs often find creating groups and participating on social media a good way to gain exposure, but we can't always control how they're used.