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Brian R. Fitzgerald / Wall Street Journal:
Live: Facebook's Q2 Earnings and Conference Call   —  Facebook 's showed no signs of slowing down, posting revenue of $2.91 billion on profit of 30 cents a share.  Wall Street had expected revenue of $2.8 billion on profit of 32 cents a share.  —  We're live-blogging the conference call with analysts, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET.
Jul 23, 2014, 5:01 PMIn context
Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:
30% of Facebook's 1.32B users are mobile-only; total mobile users grew 31% in a year to 1.07B   —  Facebook's new stats: 1.32 billion users per month, 30 percent only use it on their phone  —  Facebook announced its second quarter 2014 earnings today, and one fact is becoming more and more obvious.
Jul 23, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results   —  Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.  —  “We had a good second quarter,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO.  “Our community has continued to grow …
Jul 23, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Beats In Q2 With $2.91 Billion, In Revenue, 62% Of Ad Revenue From Mobile, 1.32B Users   —  Facebook's earnings beat projections for the 8th quarter straight with $2.91B in revenue and $0.42EPS in Q2 2014 .  It now has 1.07 billion mobile monthly users, and 654million daily mobile users.
Jul 23, 2014, 4:11 PMIn context
Nick Summers / The Next Web:
Facebook now lets app developers target their ads to specific smartphone and tablet models   —  Facebook is giving advertisers and developers the ability to target ads at specific smartphones and tablets.  The new parameters will allow them to specify not only a specific mobile OS …
Jul 23, 2014, 1:00 AMIn context
William Shatner:
William Shatner reviews Facebook Mentions, calls it “ill conceived”   —  Facebook Mentions Versus Facebook Pages Apps  —  I want to talk and compare an app that most of you don't have access to: Facebook Mentions and compare it to the Pages App that anyone who has a Facebook page can download and use.
Jul 22, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Greg Brockman / Stripe Blog:
Stripe CTO explains how a Bitcoin-based global payments network could improve the existing financial system   —  Bitcoin: the Stripe perspective  —  Many people have remarked that Bitcoin resembles the internet in the early 90s: we haven't yet built the Googles that will make it accessible …
Jul 21, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's $2 Billion Acquisition Of Oculus Closes, Now Official   —  Facebook now owns Oculus.  The $2 billion acquisition deal of the virtual reality pioneer announced in March has been approved by regulators and today become official.  The FCC's anti-trust team greenlighted the deal in April.
Jul 21, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Launches Save, A Read-It-Later List For Links, Places, And Media Pages   —  Two years after acqhiring read-it-later startup Spool, Facebook today launched a basic Pocket competitor called Save.  It's a feature for iOS, Android, and web that lets you store links from News Feed …
Jul 21, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Buzzfeed now receives more traffic from Pinterest than from Twitter   —  Nailed It: Buzzfeed Cracks The Pinterest Code  —  Buzzfeed is one of of the fastest growing media companies ever, with a monthly audience of 150 million and counting, thanks chiefly to its unmatched understanding of what people will read or share on Facebook.
Jul 20, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Changing the world, 1 billion sensors at a time  —  What would you do if you had a billion sensors?  Design students around the world tackled that question at Design Expo.  Take a look at some of the fascinating projects …
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