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Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.82 now availaible to everyone
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Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update is now rolling out to carrier-locked devices
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An impressive first experience with the Honor 8
After Facebook finally released its own app for Windows 10 Mobile yesterday, Microsoft has killed off its own app, which has been the only Facebook app for Windows phones for years.
Facebook's app for Windows phones has been in beta for months, but today, the app finally comes out of beta, as the company now offers a full suite of universal Windows 10 apps.
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Ubuntu now has support for the popular framework, React Native. The framework allows web applications to have a native user interface, making them feel like first-class apps on any platform.
Facebook has announced its intent to change the way ads are loaded on its site, bypassing ad-blockers and forcing ads on users in a move which a Facebook exec has described as a matter of "principle".
Facebook, under its Internet.org initiative, has begun discussions with partners about bringing commercial offerings to rural, unconnected, areas of India. Names of partners are still under wraps.
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Facebook will roll out an update to its network in the coming weeks which will see clickbait articles get relegated lower down user's news feeds. Pages that regularly post clickbait will be affected.
With more and more of its projects relying on specialized hardware, Facebook has decided to open up a huge development lab for all its research and hardware development needs.
Facebook has flown a full scale model of its Aquila aircraft. The craft is unmanned, powered by solar, and will deliver internet in a 60 mile diameter from over 60,000 feet altitude.
Facebook's Messenger has reached a big milestone in any service's life: it hit a billion monthly active users. The journey started five years ago and wasn't always smooth sailing for Facebook.
Uber's CEO has posted to Facebook announcing that his company has delivered two billion rides to customers. This is impressive, as it took Uber five years to reach its initial billion rides.
Facebook has signed off on a deal with Microsoft that will see the social media company move its employees over to Office 365. Employees at Facebook will only use some of its services though.
Facebook has released a new feature for its Messenger platform called 'Secret Conversations.' It offers end-to-end encryption messaging, for conversations with sensitive topics.
Israel's government is ramping up pressure on the social networking giant. It's throwing around harsh words in an effort to get Facebook to remove posts that it deems to be dangerous and extremist.
After what seemed like an eternity in beta, Facebook has finally released its Windows 10 Mobile version of its Messenger app. The new app is available as an update to the existing Messenger app.
Instagram has announced that it now has over half a billion users around the world - over 80% of them outside of the United States - just a few weeks after its controversial branding update.
The Russian government wants to fine companies that don't decrypt their users' data when the authorities ask them to. Facebook Messenger, Telegram and WhatsApp are among those targeted.
Facebook (beta), the UWP app that's actually made by Facebook, is now available for Windows 10 Mobile; however, the app is only available in select regions, so you'll need to change yours to get it.
Facebook's popular Messenger app is getting a big update right now, which includes a new Home page, some redesigned UI elements and extra functionality. This is on top of its recent soccer mini-game.
Sanford Wallace, the self-proclaimed "Spam King" has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and fined $310,000 after he pleaded guilty to fraud, including sending 27 million spam messages on Facebook.
Facebook has pushed out updates for its Messenger app, bringing not only a new soccer mini-game, but also the ability to handle SMS messages directly in the app. The latter is Android-only.
In response to the Orlando nightclub shooting, Facebook triggered its Safety Check feature for the first time in the US, leveraging its automatic deployment capability without needing an engineer.
Following the removal of photo syncing from the main app, Facebook is now threatening to delete synced photos from their servers unless users download its Moments app.
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Facebook is asking its shareholders to vote on new rules that would strip away Mark Zuckerberg's control of the company if he ever decides to leave or gets fired from the giant social network's helm.
Facebook has made available its Messenger (Beta) app for Windows 10 Mobile, but you're going to have to jump through some hoops if you want early access. The good news is that it's here.
The European Commission has announced a new agreement of collaboration between the Union's institutions and the four major tech companies in an effort to stop illegal online hate speech and extremism.
An alleged changelog for the upcoming version of the iOS Facebook app shows end-to-end encryption is on the way in the near future, possibly as soon as the next app update, among other changes.
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Facebook is changing its policies with regards to tracking and serving up ads to users on the internet. The company will now track you across sites even if you don't have a Facebook account.
Microsoft and Facebook have announced that they are working together to build the highest-capacity subsea cable system ever to cross the Atlantic, which is expected to be completed by October 2017.
In delivering internet access, Microsoft isn't going along with the big projects with flashy tech that some of its competitors have announced. Instead it will partner with local companies.
A report from Facebook shows that the company was not suppressing conservative news in its Trending Topics. The report was accepted by the US Senate commission that was investigating the company.
A pre-release version of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp Messenger for Android was recently spotted with video calling UI elements and placeholders, suggesting that the feature might be coming soon.
Keeping the promise that the firm made earlier this week, Instagram has updated its Windows 10 Mobile app to include the new redesign that was included in the iOS and Android apps.
Instagram has received a major update, including a new logo and a new app design. In fact, all four Instagram apps received updates with new logos. The Windows 10 app will be updated soon.
Microsoft is getting ready to unveil its Bot Directory, a repository of all the public bots developed using its Bot Framework tools. This is where users can enable bots in their conversations.
As we inch closer to the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we can't help but get excited to see Facebook's most popular apps arrive in the Windows Store, and they're not the only ones.
Facebook has released data regarding government requests that it received during the second half of 2015. For the first time, the company has included case studies to give an idea about requests.
After almost two months of betas, Facebook is finally introducing its own Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram apps for Windows 10. Previously, the Facebook app was offered by Microsoft.
Facebook posted its earnings for the first financial quarter of 2016, and the company blew past all the analysts' expectations. It saw startling growth in mobile ad revenue and users.
Oculus announced today that Minecraft is now available for the Gear VR. Minecraft: Gear VR will have all of the features that the Pocket Edition has, including skins, multiplayer, and more.
Facebook boasts over a billion users, but the popular social network has stagnated when it comes to content creation and sharing. In order to combat this, Facebook is developing a new camera app.
The number of people accessing popular social networking website Facebook via internet anonymity program Tor has significantly increased, with the company recording over a million logins over 30 days.
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Let's Encrypt has left its public beta phase, signalling that it's stable and ready for production use. The project also gained a new Gold sponsor, and several Silver and Platinum sponsor renewals.
Facebook agrees with Microsoft that bots are a big part of the future of conversation platforms, and - interestingly enough - the company also plans on dipping its toes into the AR space.