TechTaffy

Facebook is shutting down its email service. Yes, the one with the @facbook.com mail addresses. “We’re making this change because most people haven’t been using their Facebook e-mail address,” the company said in a statement. Emails sent to Facebook mail will be redirected to users’ alternate email address, as registered with the social networking site.

Parse, a Facebook company, has launched Bolts for mobile app developers. Bolt is a collection of low-level libraries that does not require using Parse or Facebook services. Developers can download the jar or framework file and drop it into their project. The source can also be downloaded directly from GitHub, along with documentation.