Good news for Roku users – the Google Play Movies & TV app has landed on its streaming devices and dongles in the US, UK, Ireland and Canada. Google Play Movies & TV is Google’s on-demand streaming service, delivering the latest movies and TV shows, as well as older titles, on a pay-per-title basis. It’s […]
From maps to micro-investments, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in October. Here we present you with our selection of some of the best newcomers from the past month. HERE Maps Nokia’s HERE maps is one of the four major global online mapping services, alongside Google, TomTom and OpenStreetMap. And it […]
Spaceflight company Virgin Galactic has lost its Spaceship Two in a crash during a test flight over the Mojave Desert in California. Here’s the statement from the firm: Virgin Galactic’s partner Scaled Composites conducted a powered test flight of SpaceShipTwo earlier today. During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss […]
Honda is promoting its new Civic Type R Concept Car with a nifty interactive video campaign that lets you switch between two complementary videos with a press of the R button. In one storyline of the “double-sided film,” a father picks his kids up from school and takes them to a costume party, while in […]
Continuing a recent trend among major tech companies, Amazon has released a diversity report for its workforce. Globally, 63 percent of its employees are male, and 60 percent of its US-based workforce is white. As for other ethnicities, 15 percent of employees identify as Black, 13 percent as Asian, and nine percent as Hispanic. However, those numbers change […]
The campaign against the giant corporations that want to fill your body with a hazardous by product called fluoride has been declared a success. Infowarriors have crashed #SweetHalloween set…
Friday is question-and-answer day at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., as co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosts a weekly Q&A where employees can ask him questions on any topic. Zuckerberg announced in a Facebook post that since all of the social network’s users can’t come to Menlo Park, he is bring Menlo Park to the users […]
News Feed is the starting point for most Facebook users’ journeys through the social network, but it began slowing down on the flagship iOS application due to steps that were taken to speed up other components of the app. iOS developer Adam Ernst explained what steps were taken to quicken the loading of News Feed in a post […]
Facebook is experimenting with ways for security-conscious users to access the social network via Tor, and Alec Muffett, a software engineer for security infrastructure in the company’s London office, described the process in a note on the Protect the Graph page. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
By now, you’ve surely heard about the Facebook like-gate ban that will go into effect Nov. 5. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
If you want to give out the most popular candy on Facebook and other social networks to trick-or-treaters for Halloween Friday, invest in some M&M’s, as it was the top candy brand among the nine major ones monitored by social marketing and analytics platform Engagor. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Brands took to Instagram with Halloween-related posts, and the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network highlighted examples from Target, Ford Motor, JetBlue Airways, Oreo, Starbucks, Disneyland and Asos in a post on the Instagram for Business blog. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.