FireChat: Off-the-grid messaging app fuels Hong Kong’s protests

Mike Wheatley | September 30th

Sites like Twitter and Facebook hit the headlines for their role in the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, and now pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong have discovered a new kind of...»

Facebook’s fleet of jumbo drones will take flight by 2015

Winston Edmondson | September 24th

Facebook Inc. is revealing more information about its unmanned aerial vehicle ambitions. The social networking giant plans to have a fleet of drones flying overhead at all times, in the future. They won't be delivering products, like...»

Google ups video ante against Facebook with “real-time” YouTube analytics

Maria Deutscher | September 22nd

Hot on the heels of Facebook Inc. opening up more metrics about videos uploaded to its site, Google Inc. is upping the ante with the introduction of reporting functionality for content creators on...»

Google abandons ‘forced’ sign-up policy for Google+

Mike Wheatley | September 22nd

Google seems to have relented on its tough policy towards its not-so-popular social network Google+. Back in July, Google announced users no longer have to use their real names on the...»

Live: The Open Social Enterprise #TEDatIBM CrowdChat

John Furrier | September 18th

IBM is having a live crowd conversation 10am PST today. Come join the crowd from Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook users for a unified conversation on the hashtag #TEDatIBM as pre-event conversation about the open social enterprise....»

Cali’s Almond Board is nuts about cloud collaboration

Guest Author | September 18th

In the past decade, Internet, mobile, and cloud technologies have redefined our lives and enabled a new generation of collaboration technology that is driving business value by allowing officer workers to interact around content more effectively than ever...»

Another open-source consortium for Facebook, new project to go along

Maria Deutscher | September 17th

Even though it doesn’t depend on developers for revenue as much as some of the other web-scale companies that have been making headlines in the ecosystem lately, Facebook Inc. is investing heavily in...»

Tableau #Data14 CrowdChat Conversations

John Furrier | September 11th

Tableau #Data14 conference CrowdChat transcript. ...»

Secret identities revealed: 4 ways anonymous chat apps can give you up

Tavis J. Hampton | September 11th

Anonymous chat apps may not be as protective of users' identities as we'd like to think. Would you like to vent about your annoying coworkers without anyone finding out who you are? Do you have a marital indiscretion...»

Advertisers win in Facebook’s efforts to dethrone YouTube

Maria Deutscher | September 9th

Facebook Inc. appears to be positioning itself as a rival to YouTube with new functionality aimed at bringing the media viewing experience on the News Feed more up to par with that offered by Google Inc.’s dominant video...»