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Facebook May Launch Risky Messenger Ad Program

Facebook has been preparing to push personalized ads through its Messenger app, according to a report last week in TechCrunch ...

Investors Bet $57M on Jana’s Global Internet Access Strategy

Jana on Thursday announced it has raised US$57 million in Series C funding, enabling it to continue its plans to connect developing countries to the Web ...

Leap Motion Unleashes Orion

Leap Motion on Tuesday introduced Orion -- a faster, more precise, more capable and more reliable hand tracking system than its predecessor. Orion is purpose built for virtual reality, and it represents a stark shift in how Leap Motion tech tracks hands and fingers, according to the company ...

Groupon Flies High on Alibaba Investment

Groupon's stock slipped a little on Wednesday, following Tuesday's dramatic 40 percent spike on the news thatAlibaba had purchased about a 5 percent stake in the company ...

Google’s Virtual Reality Tinkering May Get More Real

Google is developing a standalone virtual reality headset that will be several steps removed from Google's Cardboard VR, The Wall Street Journal reported last week. Instead of relying on a user's smartphone and a lens-fitted cardboard headset, it will have all the necessary components built in ...

Unity and SteamVR Unite for Native Vive Support

Unity Technologies last week announced that the Unity Platform has been retooled to offer native support for SteamVR, the software foundation for Rift rival HTC Vive ...

Amazon Opens Lumberyard to Game Devs

Amazon on Tuesday announced that it has widened its footprint in the game industry, complementing its development studio with the Lumberyard 3D game engine ...

The Pirate Bay Is Now Streaming

The Pirate Bay may be vying to become the world's largest streaming site. It recently began testing a plug-in that turns browsers into torrent-streaming clients ...

LinkedIn Stock Tanks Despite Company’s Professed Confidence

LinkedIn last week lost about $11 billion in market valuation after it provided a 2016 revenue forecast that fell short of analysts' expectations ...

Facebook Invites 1.5B Close Friends to Its Birthday Bash

Facebook celebrated its 12th birthday on Thursday by congratulating its users on how far they've carried the social network since it made its debut ...

Fitbit’s Alta Is Dressed to Kill

Fitbit on Wednesday unveiled a new fitness tracker that highlights muted colors and fashion-forward design elements. ...

Virtual Reality May Be Coming Around Again for Nintendo

Nintendo is looking into virtual reality, 20 years after its failed Virtual Boy console, suggest reports that surfaced Tuesday ...

Windows 10 Gains on 7, Inch by Inch

Windows 10 last month had more user share than Windows XP and Windows 8, according to data released byNetMarketShare ...

Report: Amazon Primes Spotify Alternative

Amazon has held licensing talks with music industry executives in connection with its goal to launch a rival toSpotify, Apple Music and other streaming music services, the New York Post reported Wednesday ...

Wall Street Backs Off Apple

Their fears confirmed, investors were bearish on Apple Wednesday, the day after the company reported its slowest-growth quarter ever. The company's shares closed the day at US$93.44, down 6.55 percent ...

Sony’s Gaming Biz Coming to America

Sony on Tuesday announced plans to merge its PlayStation operations in a new company to be headquartered in the U.S. Sony Interactive Entertainment will open for business on April 1, starting with US$2 million in operating capital ...

Panel: Time Is Running Out to Address Killer Robot Threat

The rise of autonomous war machines is outpacing policies and technological countermeasures, weapons and robotics experts warned last week at theWorld Economic Forum ...

Facebook Opens Sports Stadium

Facebook on Thursday announced its new Sports Stadium -- built with no taxpayer dollars or city leases required ...

SpaceX Finds Silver Lining in Failed Sea Landing

SpaceX this week failed in its third attempt to land a rocket on an ocean platform ...

Reading, Writing and Minecraft?

Microsoft on Tuesday announced its acquisition of MinecraftEDU, one of the building blocks for its upcoming Minecraft: Education Edition ...

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