Facebook has announced it is closing down its news-reading app Paper. The app failed to emulate the success of news aggregators like Flipboard and will be closed down next month two years after its launch. The app has already been pulled from iOS.
Facebook has announced it is changing the algorithm used for News Feed posts once again, this time to place your friends' status updates above those of publishers and groups. It said it wants to make Facebook a more personal place, emphasising closeness.
There are now more people using ad blockers on smartphones than desktop PCs, according to a new report. The use of ad blockers on mobile devices rose 90 percent last year, representing a serious threat to the revenues of content publishers worldwide.
Apple has said a glitch in its analytics software means it has been underestimating the number of people using its Apple News app since the service launched in September 2015. The company "doesn't know" what the correct figure is.
A Swiss news station has recently replaced its professional-quality TV cameras with a fleet of iPhones, citing greater portability, equivalent image quality and lower operating cost as the chief reasons for the change.
In a request that has been widely criticised online, the UK has ordered that Google remove links to online news stories that are about it removing links to stories because of right to be forgotten requests. The confusing ruling has not pleased Google.
New research has highlighted a lack of consumer awareness is negatively impacting the insurance industry. As a result, thousands of UK inhabitants go without cover that will ultimately give them financial protection should anything go wrong.
Twitter is reportedly in ongoing talks to buy popular magazine app Flipboard in a deal worth at least $1 billion. The companies have apparently been in talks since the beginning of the year although discussions are said to be stalled currently.
The mobile-friendly version of the Washington Post's website was hijacked for a short time Thursday night by hackers claiming to be from the Syrian Electronic Army. Visitors found warning pop-up messages from the hackers.
Musician 2nd Class Justin Strauss, a member of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band, Five Star Brass Quintet, high-fives children following a performance in April this year at the Colin Powell Cultural Center, in Dakar, Senegal.
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