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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Riding on virtual reality fever, Virtuix raises $3M round for Omni VR treadmill   —  Above: A Virtuix 360-degree treadmill plus an Oculus Rift headset makes for a terrifyingly immersive video game experience at GamesBeat 2013.  —  Virtual reality continues to be hot in the wake of Facebook's $2 billion purchase of Oculus VR.
Apr 24, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Google+ to become more a platform than product, with key staff members moving to Android team, and fewer product integrations   —  Google+ Is Walking Dead  —  Today, Google's Vic Gundotra announced that he would be leaving the company after eight years.  The first obvious question …
Apr 24, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under ‘anti-terror’ data snooping plan   —  Summary: The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned from the country if they don't store data on its soil — a move that would allow Russian authorities to easily snoop on user data.
Apr 24, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Andy Mitchell / Facebook:
Facebook partners with Storyful to launch FB Newswire: Facebook and Twitter feeds of newsworthy Facebook content   —  Announcing FB Newswire, Powered by Storyful  —  Every day, news is made on Facebook.  More than one billion people use our platform to discover, explore and participate in news-making events around the world.
Apr 24, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Moves:
Moves joins Facebook, will continue as standalone app, will not “commingle data with Facebook”   —  Moves joins Facebook!  —  24 April 2014 - Today, we're delighted to announce that Facebook has acquired our company and the Moves app.  Since we launched Moves …
Apr 24, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Reed Albergotti / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook buys Helsinki-based ProtoGeo Oy, maker of popular fitness tracking app Moves   —  With App Acquisition, Facebook Enters Fitness Tracking Market  —  Facebook is leaping into the fitness tracking market by buying a Helsinki-based maker of a mobile app that can track users …
Apr 24, 2014, 9:41 AMIn context
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World:
Quip issues API for mobile word processor, aims it at enterprise IT   —  Quip has released an API for its browser-based word processor that it hopes enterprise developers will use to make the application do more jobs in workplaces.  —  Quip, which is led by former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor …
Apr 24, 2014, 9:35 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Intel, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, others pledge $3.9M for open source projects to avoid the next HeartBleed   —  Tech giants, chastened by Heartbleed, finally agree to fund OpenSSL  —  IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and others pledge millions to open source.
Apr 24, 2014, 8:05 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Everything is ‘early days’ in Facebook's first-quarter earnings call   —  CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg tout experiments with new products, new ad formats and new acquisitions.  —  FORTUNE — Eager to prove it can still innovate, Facebook (FB)'s executives touted …
Apr 24, 2014, 5:10 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Zuckerberg: More Than 200 Million People Use Facebook Messenger   —  Yes, Facebook is big on mobile.  But messaging on Facebook is pretty big on mobile, too.  —  More than 200 million people are regularly using Facebook Messenger, the company's mobile texting application for Android and iPhone …
Apr 23, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
FansChoice.tv and Ooyala choose Microsoft to help them deliver content to anyone, on any device  —  On Monday at the 2014 NAB Show exhibition, Microsoft is showing the latest technology innovations for the broadcast media industry.
Atlassian:
5 Steps to launching a thriving Q&A Community  —  Imagine having a self-governing community of engaged employees answering each others' questions, solving problems, and sharing new ideas!
Zoho Blogs:
Intuit lobbies against small businesses  —  With tax day behind us, small businesses across the country can finally move on to enjoying the warmth of spring.  Unfortunately, the tax system has grown increasingly complex and burdensome for small businesses.
Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …