Facebook's "Group Hug" Frees The Microprocessor From The Motherboard

Facebook's "Group Hug" Frees The Microprocessor From The Motherboard

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New At the heart of a PC or server, the microprocessor beats thousands of times a second. And until now, if you wanted to exchange it for a newer, more powerful model, the transplant was almost doomed to fail. Until Wednesday. Yes, PC owners can upgrade an AMD processor, for example,...
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Last.fm updates its Windows, Mac and Linux desktop Scrobbler apps with new look and more social features

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New Last.fm has rolled out new versions of its desktop apps for Windows, OS X and Linux computers, sporting new features and a snazzy new look. As before, the desktop apps offer easy access to Last.fm’s Pandora-style radio feature and allow users to log (scrobble, in Last.fm parlance) all the songs...
Last.fm updates its Windows, Mac and Linux desktop Scrobbler apps with new look and more social features

Facebook's Other Big Disruption

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While Facebook's moves into search get all the attention, its announcements on open sourcing computer hardware mark an important step in lowering the costs and raising the capabilities of processing the world's burgeoning data load. Companies like Intel may benefit, but others will be challenged....
Facebook's Other Big Disruption

As Telefónica bangs Bango's drum, in-app sales via carrier billing are set to jump in developing countries

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2012 was a big year for mobile payment and analytics platform Bango, after signing a deal in February to power Facebook’s mobile payment solutions, before the social network finally took in-app payments to mobile with carrier billing services in the US, UK and Germany in September, followed by France in November....
As Telefónica bangs Bango's drum, in-app sales via carrier billing are set to jump in developing countries

Google poised to take stake in Vevo

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Deal thought to be worth about £42m for stake of close to 10% in music video website founded by Universal and SonyYouTube owner Google is poised to take a stake of close to 10% in Vevo, the music video website founded by record company majors Universal and Sony, in a...
Google poised to take stake in Vevo

Facebook Graph Search: Noisier And Nosier Than Ever

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In rolling out its new Graph Search, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was quick to caution that "it's going to take years to index the whole map of the graph."  That's great.  It gives me time to completely remove myself from Facebook. When I dropped off Facebook a few weeks ago,...
Facebook Graph Search: Noisier And Nosier Than Ever

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, MSFT, AAPL)

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Good morning. Here's the news. After, come to SAI for the latest live news and analysis all day. You can now make free phone calls through a Facebook smartphone app. Stumbleupon laid off 30% of its staff. University researchers say Twitter can help you lose weight. This app correctly detects...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, MSFT, AAPL)

Facebook tests larger images and longer link previews to increase user engagement and clickthroughs

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Fresh from announcing its new Graph Search product this week, Facebook has made a smaller but nonetheless interesting change after it enlarged the size of images and text descriptions that accompany links shared to the social network. The changes appear to be aimed at increasing user engagements/clicks and making the...
Facebook tests larger images and longer link previews to increase user engagement and clickthroughs

Facebook allows free calling on iPhone

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Facebook adds a feature in its mobile app that allows free calling for iPhone users in the United States....
Facebook allows free calling on iPhone

Facebook Rolling Out Free Phone Calls In U.S. For iPhone Users

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The VoIP service is just another way for the social network to become the Internet's one-stop shop. Facebook users in the U.S. will now be able to make free phone calls on their iPhones. The new service is an expansion of the firm's move two weeks ago into VoIP...
Facebook Rolling Out Free Phone Calls In U.S. For iPhone Users
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