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Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Salesforce acquires data center analytics startup Coolan   —  Coolan, a startup that developed software for analyzing data about data center hardware, today announced that it has been acquired by Salesforce.  Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.  —  It was not long ago that Coolan launched.
Jul 21, 2016, 6:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Mark Zuckerberg discusses Facebook's 10-year plans to improve internet access, the importance of AI, plans for VR, and the challenges of AR   —  Mark Zuckerberg on his plan to bring the internet to every human on earth  —  By nearly any measure, Facebook has had a remarkable year.
Jul 21, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Inside the inaugural test flight of Facebook's first internet drone, Aquila   —  Inside the test flight of Facebook's first internet drone  —  At 2AM, in the dark morning hours of June 28th, Mark Zuckerberg woke up and got on a plane.  He was traveling to an aviation testing facility in Yuma …
Jul 21, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Facebook Live to double broadcast length to four hours, offer fullscreen streaming and ability to temporarily hide comments and reactions during broadcast   —  Facebook has begun rolling out several updates to its livestreaming capability this week.  People and Page administrators will now be able …
Jul 21, 2016, 9:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
A history of Facebook Messenger as it reaches 1B monthly users five years after its debut; 17B photos are now sent through the service each month   —  Facebook's gamble of forcing users to download Messenger has paid off.  Despite the backlash, Messenger has doubled its user count in 20 months …
Jul 20, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Facebook testing option that allows users to download videos for watching offline in India   —  Facebook Inc. is piloting a feature in India allowing users to save videos to watch offline, chasing a similar program from Google's YouTube, as the companies attempt to crack a market ridden with poor internet connectivity.
Jul 20, 2016, 8:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook is paying $2.2M to Vine and YouTube stars to create content for Facebook Live   —  The $2.2 million in payments are intended to ‘encourage experimentation’ on Facebook Live, says a company executive  —  Jon Paul Piques gained social-media fame posting bawdy six-second videos on Vine.
Jul 19, 2016, 7:10 PMIn context
Guillermo Parra-Bernal / Reuters:
Brazil's Federal Supreme Court suspends a ruling by a low-tier judge that had blocked WhatsApp   —  Brazil's Federal Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a ruling by a low-tier judge ordering wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp, the third such decision against the popular phone messaging app in eight months.
Jul 19, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Reuters:
Brazilian judge orders phone carriers to block WhatsApp, the third such incident in 8 months   —  A Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp indefinitely, starting on Tuesday, the third such incident against the popular phone messaging app in eight months.
Jul 19, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
Uber reaches 2 billion rides six months after hitting its first billion   —  Uber has completed more than 2 billion trips on its app, the company's chief executive said on Monday, a milestone that arrives just weeks after the ride service added another $4.7 billion to its warchest.
Jul 18, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context

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