The social network giant, Facebook, just acquired a new small company again as a part of its aggressive growth.
The company is the cloud service firm, Parse, a provider of developer tools for apps in different mobile platforms. Facebook announced this acquisition and confirmed it in their blog today. According to TechCrunch, the deal was closed at around $85 million in cash and stock.
With this move of Facebook, it is not only focusing from being a social network but a business service provider as well.
Parse is responsible for the toolbox . . . → Read More: Facebook Acquires Parse for $85 Million in Cash and Stock
Apple’s security with its devices are breached again. The company is rolling out patches to aid this and protect its users.
The Cupertino, California-based company rolled out a fix for another security hole that makes it very easy for anyone to get a hold of other users’ Apple account that controls most of the Apple services such as Apps, iTunes, iCloud, etc.
Apple made another password reset page for Apple accounts again right after the security hole was breached. According to the reports, the security hole easily allows anyone who is knowledgeable of the . . . → Read More: Apple Fixes another Security Hole
After a big surprise of releasing iPhone 5 in September, Apple is now reported to launch iTunes 11 within the month of November. But the month’s almost over and there is still no sign of an event welcoming iTunes 11.
According to reports, the release date of the iTunes 11 is just within the coming days.
Feiyr, a German music distribution service has sent out emails to artists about its expectation that iTunes 11 will be available for download for the following days, saying that with the release of iTunes 11, users can have the opportunity to view galleries and . . . → Read More: iTunes 11 release date expected within the next few days
For the Asian countries, your wait is finally over! That’s if you are waiting for the iTunes to become available in your countries.
Wednesday, Apple finally announced that its online media store iTunes is now available in 12 Asian countries including Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. This will be a big news, yet making it easier for music lovers to find, buy, and download their favorite music as well as videos.
Previously, only New Zealand, Japan, and Australia are the only countries that can access iTunes because of . . . → Read More: iTunes Now Available in 12 Asian Countries
Not long after Apple launched the iPhone 4S, lots of customers started reporting problems with the battery life about the latest iPhone, which apparently exhausted at an annoyingly fast rate. The issues began on October 15, in the official Apple forum site, and persisted for weeks, gradually forcing Apple to push out a a statement.
“A small number of customers have reported lower than expected battery life on iOS 5 devices,” Apple representative informed Ina Fried from All Things D. “We have found a few bugs that are affecting battery life and we will release a software update . . . → Read More: iOS 5.0.1 Update Improves Battery Life of iPhone 4s
Sony has finally entered the battle arena with Apple at Europe’s largest electronics show, it is where Sony to Samsung makes their announcements. Sony, as the electronic giant from Japan launched their first two tablet computers and brought a very convincing case that they can stand against the first tablet conqueror iPad.
The company has an uphill battle on its hands, however: the new ‘S’ and ‘P’ models – one a 9.4” tablet and the other featuring two screens that fold together – are entering a crowded market whose sum total has been called ‘little more . . . → Read More: Sony Launches Two Tablets – S and P