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Facebook Launches New Marketplace for Buyers and Sellers (Watch)

Facebook is launching a new marketplace tool to help people buy and sell items directly on Facebook’s mobile apps. The feature doesn’t provide assistance with things like payments or deliveries. So it’s not a full-featured eCommerce platform. But it does provide an interesting opportunity for product buyers and sellers. Since Facebook is already such a popular platform for consumers, it ... Read More »

Possible Suitors Emerge for Twitter Acquisition — Google, Microsoft, Verizon Among Them

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) isn’t just a social media network. Over the course of the last decade, the microblog site has emerged to become an integral part of global society in its own rite. Twitter is a place where anyone can find fame, elections are fought and won and news travels the globe at break-neck speed. Bearing that in mind, it’s little ... Read More »

Facebook Marketplace Lets You Sell Locally, Challenges Craigslist

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) had 1.71 billion monthly active users as of the second quarter of 2016, and by the time the company finishes monetizing its platform, it might be selling everything under the sun. The latest venture is the second iteration of Marketplace, which was first launched in 2007.  This time around Marketplace is available only on mobile, which will go ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones in Pictures

Google launched its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones on Tuesday at its Made by Google event in San Francisco. A 5-inch Pixel and a 5.5-inch Pixel XL were launched along with a line of other products -Google Home, Google Wifi, Chromecast Ultra, and Daydream View. Here’s a close look at the new Pixel smartphones, in pictures straight from San Francisco. ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger’s End-to-End Encryption for Secret Conversations Now Available for All Users

Facebook Messenger’s End-to-End Encryption for Secret Conversations Now Available for All Users HIGHLIGHTS Encryption needs to be enabled for each new conversation Old conversations cannot be encrypted Secret Conversations were first introduced in August After the popular mobile messaging platform WhatsApp, parent company Facebook has rolled out end-to-end encryption for Messenger users. People can toggle the Secret Conversations feature on ... Read More »

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Received $18 Million in 2016 Pay

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Received $18 Million in 2016 Pay HIGHLIGHTS Nadella received about $5.66 million in salary and bonus He also got $12 million as stock award Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO in 2014 Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s reported compensation fell 3.3 percent to $17.7 million (roughly Rs. 117 crores) in the software maker’s ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Launch Event Highlights

Oct 05, 2016 01:58 (IST) Google Pixel, Pixel XL’s Really Blue Colour Variant Is Not Launching in India Oct 04, 2016 23:00 (IST) Google Pixel Phone Launched: First Phone With Google Assistant Built-In 22:55 (IST) That’s about all there is from the event. Thanks for following the live blog. Stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for detailed coverage. 22:54 (IST) There’ll ... Read More »

How to Watch Google Pixel Phones Event Live

How to Watch Google Pixel Phones Event Live The Google Pixel event is the company’s biggest launch of the year, where the software giant will unveil its new portfolio of hardware products, ranging from the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, to the Google Home smart speaker. Other products expected to be launched at the October 4 event are the Google ... Read More »

Google Home, Google Wifi, Daydream View, Chromecast Ultra, and Other Announcements

Google Home, Google Wifi, Daydream View, Chromecast Ultra, and Other Announcements HIGHLIGHTS Google unveiled an array of hardware products on Tuesday The products are the fruits of the unified hardware division The central theme of the products was smart home automation Google at its #MadeByGoogle event unveiled its hardware portfolio, the fruits of the newly-formed hardware division under Rick Osterloh, ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Lite Launched for Emerging Markets

Facebook Messenger Lite Launched for Emerging Markets Facebook Inc launched a stripped down version of its popular Messenger app for emerging markets on Monday as it seeks to expand its international footprint. Messenger Lite, which uses less data and is designed to work in areas with slower internet connections, will roll out in Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Venezuela. ... Read More »