9 Awesome Tips to Save iPhone Battery

Ultimate iPhone5s Battery Tips

Did you know that your most favorite Facebook app on your iPhone is draining iPhone’s batter unnecessarily? Try disabling Location Services and Background App Refresh for Facebook, and your battery percentage will increase from 12% to 17%. Want to improve your iPhone’s battery life? For every new iPhone release, there is zillion “How To Save [...]

Facebook Launches Connectivity Lab to Deliver Internet Via Drones and Satellites

Facebook's Connectivity Lab to Deliver Internet by Drones

Facebook announced that it is launching Connectivity Lab to work on future internet technologies to provide internet connectivity to everyone in the world. At Connectivity Lab, Facebook team will be working on a variety of technologies including solar-powered drones, satellites, and lasers with one goal of providing internet to all of us in the world. [...]

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Addresses at Harvard Business School’s Class Day

Sheryl Sandberg Class Day Address at Harvard Business School

Facebook’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg addressed the graduating students of Harvard Business School. Addressing the students, Sheryl Sheryl Sandberg, a Harvard alumna (HBS ’95), talked a bit about how the world has changed from when she was a student at Harvard Business School and a lot more about her career at Google and Facebook. Sheryl Sandberg [...]

Facebook Acquires Karma – the Mobile App That Makes Gifting Easier

Facebook Acquires Karma

Facebook is celebrating it IPO by acquiring the Mobile app startup Karma, which makes ecommerce go social. Karma has iOS and Android apps that can easily connect to Facebook and remember important moments and makes gifting among family and friends a lot easier. Karma was founded in 2011 by Lee Linden and Ben Lewis and [...]

Facebook Acquires LightBox, a Mobile Photo App, for Talent

Facebook Acquires LightBox

Facebook is fresh off buying Instagram for a billion and busy preparing for filing its IPO. Still, Facebook found time to acquire LightBox, a mobile photo sharing startup company, for its talent. LightBox is a UK based startup founded by Thai Tran & Nilesh Patel in March 2011. LightBox started as Android app for photo [...]

Facebook Opens Registration for Second Annual Hackers Cup

Facebook Hackers Cup 2012

Facebook announced that it is opening the registration for Facebook’s second annual Hackers Cup. Facebook Hackers Cup is a global programming contest to solve challenging algorithmic problems. Hackers Cup has five rounds of programming challenges and the winner who hacks through the challenges get to be be World champion and win $5000. Runners up get [...]

Facebook Acquires Gowalla For Talent

Facebook Acquires Gowalla

It’s official. Gowalla, the location based social app start up, announced in its blog that it has been acquired by Facebook. The acquisition news was first reported by CNN Money last Friday and Gowalla has made it official. Gowalla is a Austin based Geo-Social startup company founded by Josh Williams and Scott Raymond in 2009, [...]

Princeton University Team Wins 2011 Facebook Hackathon

Princeton Team Wins Facebook Hackathon 2011

Princeton University’s team comprising of four students won this year’s Facebook Hackathon for college students. Fourteen college teams competed at the final Facbook hackathon event at Facebook’s headquarterd in Palo Alto, CA. The field for final competition was competitive with 13 college teams from the top US universities, including MIT, Cornell and Carnegie Mellon. Princeton [...]

Seven Privacy Sins of Facebook: FTC Report

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Facebook has settled the charges made by Federal Trade Commission and promised to behave better on privacy issues in the future.  FTC accused Facebook of deceiving users by telling them their private information is private while repeatedly allowing it to be public. Listing seven privacy violations of Facebook, FTC claimed that Facebook violated federal law. [...]