Tag: Facebook

Facebook Introduces Standalone Messenger App for macOS and Windows

Facebook has finally launched native desktop Messenger apps for macOS and Windows operating systems. The Facebook Messenger apps are now available for download on Macs and PCs from the Mac App Store and Microsoft Store, respectively. The Facebook Messenger native desktop app, which was unveiled during the social media giant’s F8 developers conference last year, […]

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Here’s every major tech event canceled or postponed due to coronavirus

As of March 13, the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have surged past a total of 110,000. More than 4,200 people have lost their lives to the deadly virus which is claiming more victims on a daily basis. In the midst of this global health pandemic, tech companies around the world are issuing travel […]

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EU antitrust inquiry could spell bad news for Google, Facebook, Amazon (Updated)

Update: February 12, 2020 (3:25 PM ET): According to Reuters, a recent European Commission document revealed EU antitrust regulators are preparing to open an inquiry into the tech sector. This report comes right on the tail of the US Federal Trade Commission’s acquisition data request and could lead to more regulatory troubles ahead for major […]

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Facebook Claims Apple Should Be Blamed for Jeff Bezos’ iPhone Hack via WhatsApp

After reports of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ iPhone getting hacked via a WhatsApp message, Facebook vice president claimed that it might an iPhone problem rather than a WhatsApp issue. Amazon Inc. founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos‘ iPhone was reportedly hacked via a simple WhatsApp message that was sent by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin […]

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What was the biggest tech fail of 2019? (Poll of the Week)

A lot of great things happened in the tech world in 2019. Like every year, though, we also saw plenty of big fails from delayed smartphone launches to major security breaches. 2019 was not a good year for gigantic companies doing shady things, but at least companies are getting fined for the big ones. Facebook […]

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267 Million Facebook Users Data Exposed via an Unguarded Database File on the Web

There have been numerous incidents of privacy breaches on Facebook. Now it has come to light that 267 million Facebook user names and phone numbers have been leaked via a password-less database file on the web. The leaked database was discovered by security researcher Bob Diachenko and most interestingly the database was left completely unguarded, […]

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Facebook working on its own OS to replace Android, apparently lives in bubble

It’s no secret that Facebook is looking to expand further into the hardware space as it’s already done with its Portal smart display and its series of Oculus VR headsets. However, those products all run on modified versions of Android, and Facebook wants to replace it with something akin to “Facebook OS.” Although that’s not […]

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