Facebook revamps policies after anti-Semitic ad targeting scandal

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced the social networking giant would strengthen its ad targeting policies after a recent scandal which let ad buyers target anti-Semitic categories.

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SnapRoute Snags $25M With AT&T, Microsoft Backing


SnapRoute, a developer of open source networking software, announced that it has raised $25 million in Series A financing led by Norwest Venture Partners with new support from AT&T and Microsoft Ventures. SnapRoute, which was founded by CEO Jason Forrester and other former engineers from Apple, plans to use the funding to speed up the development of open source networking software for Fortune 500 firms. The company uses its software on commodity “white-box” switches and routers to create more streamlined and scalable data centers.

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DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house

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As more of our networking moves from wired to WiFi, at the same time as bandwidth demands continue to increase, it may be time to look at providing more effective wireless coverage throughout your home or office.

The post DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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3 reasons why you should upgrade your router

If your home router is having trouble keeping up with your networking demands, it’s time for an upgrade. Here are three reasons to consider upgrading that old, out-of-date wireless router and our recommended router to get back to smooth data sailing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/12/3-reasons-why-should-upgrade-your-router.html

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Facebook doubles down on live streaming with new features for groups, events, and interactivity

Article Image It seems as if the revolution will be streamed, as social networking behemoth Facebook has chosen to drastically expand its live streaming features to make streams more interactive, easier to share, and more discoverable.

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Apple moves to bring iCloud infrastructure in-house predicated by backdoor fears – report

Article Image Apple’s multi-year effort to develop its own servers and networking hardware has reportedly been driven in large part by security concerns, as the company worries that supply chain tampering may lead to deeply embedded vulnerabilities which are difficult to find and remediate.

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Facebook 'Like' button gains new reactions: Love, Haha, Wow, Sad & Angry

Article Image Social networking giant Facebook on Wednesday delivered on its promise to add more context and nuance to its ubiquitous “Like” button, giving users options for love, laughter, sadness and more.

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Foursquare joins growing ranks of Apple Maps data suppliers

Article Image Social networking service Foursquare is now an official supplier of business listings for Apple Maps, joining Yelp in giving users ratings and reviews for local businesses.

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Facebook updates Notes in move to get you blogging again

Facebook’s Notes feature was an early addition to the social networking site, though over the years it’s received little attention from developers, and for most users has simply slipped from view.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/18/facebook-updates-notes-in-move-to-get-blogging-again/

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User anger and competition from rivals drive Google+ changes

Google is restructuring its social networking service as it tries to address user ire and compete with Facebook and Twitter. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company said this week that it is revamping Google+ — created four years ago to compete better in the social networking space — to address user complaints and to move elements of Google+ into more discrete services. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/30/user-anger-and-competition-from-rivals-drive-changes-at-google/

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Amid rumors of an Apple buyout, Nokia's maps business shines in otherwise disappointing quarter

Shares of Nokia fell more than 12 percent on Thursday after the company’s networking division reported disappointing results. But a bright spot was its “Here” mapping division, which is rumored to be a potential acquisition target for Apple.



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Secret app to restrict photo uploads, block posts with real names in update

Anonymous social networking app Secret on Friday announced a number of changes to be introduced in its next update, including photo upload limitations and more aggressive restrictions on using real names in posts.



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Facebook Messenger goes universal with new iPad-optimized version

Social networking behemoth Facebook on Thursday released a new version of its Facebook Messenger application for iOS that brings with it a new user interface optimized specifically for the larger screens found on Apple’s iPads.



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3 cool virtual-reality projects from Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus

Oculus Rift’s $2 billion purchase by Facebook made it clear that the social networking giant was betting big on virtual reality, or VR.

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Facebook brings right-hand column to iPad with new discovery features

Social networking behemoth Facebook on Monday updated their iPad app with a new right-hand column that brings tablet users faster and easier access to trending content and games.



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