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Facebook puts Twitter into crosshair


Facebook has reported healthy growth in advertising revenues over the last quarter, and also outlined its ambitions to take on Twitter and traditional search engines.

Facebook launches 30 made-for-VR games at E3


Facebook, Bethesda Softworks and Sony are among the names to have announced new made-for-VR games at E3, reports Facebook has launched 30 made-for-VR games for the Oculus Touch as it continues efforts to diversify its portfolio. Aside from those being released in the coming months, the Oculus team have also stated it has ‘hundreds’ […]

Facebook outlines user experience objectives for AI


Facebook has outlined its ambitions for artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to enhance user experience.

AI forms backbone of Facebook’s 10 year plan

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Facebook has seemingly positioned artificial intelligence as one of the catalysts for innovation for the company over the next 10 years.

Salesforce and Dropbox launch on Facebook’s messenger platform

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Salesforce and Dropbox are two of the first to launch service offerings on Facebook’s new messenger platform.

Cloud industry shaken by European Safe Harbour ruling

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The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled the Safe Harbour agreement between Europe and the US, which provides blanket permission for data transfer between the two, is invalid.

Quanta intros Intel RSA Open Compute proof of concept

Quanta is mashing up Intel's RSA and Open Compute designs

Taiwanese datacentre vendor Quanta has introduced an Intel Rack Scale Architecture (Intel RSA) proof of concept rack solution based on Open Compute specifications which the company is pitching at hyperscale datacentre operators and cloud providers.

Facebook to build Open Compute datacentre in Ireland

Facebook plans to build a datacentre in Ireland, its second in Europe

Facebook this week revealed plans to build an Open Compute datacentre in a bid to support its growth ambitions in Europe.

Hedvig bags $18m for software-defined storage

Hedvig secured $18m this week which will help fuel expansion of its software-defined storage offering

Distributed storage platform provider Hedvig has secured $18m in a round of funding the company said will be used to double down on development and expansion.

IBM, Facebook ink data-sharing marketing partnership

IBM and Facebook are teaming up on marketing cloud services

IBM and Facebook have inked a deal that will see IBM marketing cloud customers gain access to Facebook advertising data and capabilities.