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Facebook Nearby Friends Feature Lets You Locate Your Friends

Facebook is rolling out a new feature called Nearby Friends that can alert users if their friends are nearby. The feature is optional, and for it...

Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Company Oculus For $2B

Facebook has reached a definitive agreement to acquire immersive virtual reality technology company Oculus VR, for roughly $2 billion. The transaction is expected to close in...

The Highest Rated CEOs Of 2014 Are…

Jobs and career community Glassdoor, has released its annual report of the Highest Rated CEOs for 2014, a study based on voluntary employee feedback...

Google Ordered To Pay SimpleAir $85M For Infringement

A federal jury has returned a verdict that Google owes $85 million in damages for infringing SimpleAir’s U.S. Patent No. 7,035,914. A separate jury...

Facebook Cracks Down On Sale Of Guns, Regulated Items

Users can still sell guns and other regulated items indirectly via Facebook and Instagram, but the process just got a whole lot harder. The...

Facebook Shutting Down Mail Service

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.

Facebook Partners With GSMA To Reduce Cost Of Mobile

The GSMA and Facebook, through its Internet.org partnership, is collaborating on a joint initiative focused on reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO) of mobile. The...

Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B

Facebook has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WhatsApp, for roughly $16 billion. The agreement also provides for an additional $3 billion in restricted stock...

Facebook 10-Year Celebrations Include Video Of Your Life

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Facebook is offering a look into your life in Facebook, in a 62-second video, complete with music. You can...

Facebook Turns 10 Today

Social networking giant Facebook celebrates its ten-year anniversary on February 4. Here is what Mark Zuckerberg, the company's founder and CEO, has to say: Today is...

Facebook, Parse Launch Bolts Library For Mobile App Developers

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.

Facebook Launches New Paper App

Facebook has launched a new app called Paper, that helps users explore and share stories. The Facebook News Feed provides an unformatted, unindexed stream of data from...

Obama Administration To Allow Tech Companies More Transparency

The Obama administration is letting tech companies share more details regarding government requests. In a letter made public, to Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Yahoo,...

Facebook Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2013 Results

Facebook reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. Mark Zuckerberg (Founder and CEO, Facebook): It was a great end to the...

Facebook Saves $1.2B In Infrastructure Costs With OCP Efficiencies

OCP and related efficiency efforts have helped Facebook save more than $1.2 billion in infrastructure costs over the last three years, said the company...