Science & Technology

Facebook buys Fitness App

Facebook buys Fitness App. Facebook is all over tech news these days. With its new features and new deals, it is always on news. Facebook has made its most recent in a string of important attainments. Helsinki-based ProtoGeo shaped the Moves app that uses a smartphone’s built-in sensors to track movement and calories burned. The achievement offers the social network …

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Google Time-Traveling Maps

Google Time-Traveling Maps is on the tech news buzz. Google has commenced on a new feature on Street View that facilitates users to look through images dating back as far as 2007, as well as images from dissimilar seasons and at night. In a post on the Google Maps blog, Street View Product Manager Vinay Shet declared that users can …

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Facebook Earnings Rise

Facebook Earnings Rise profits of $642m (£383m) during the first quarter of 2014. “A year ago, Facebook was still viewed as more of an experimental ad buy” said Ron Josey, analyst for JMP securities. “There is now a social line item when it comes to advertising budgets. And when you think of social, Facebook is the largest in the space,” …

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Reddit in Turmoil

One of the most admired segments on the user-driven news site Reddit in Turmoil was demoted after users revealed that moderators were eliminating stories that incorporated popular terms such as “Bitcoin,” “Tesla,” “Anonymous,” “Obama,” “Congress,” “National Security Agency” and “Snowden.” When users of the segment in inquiry, r/technology, tried to present stories with those words in their headlines, their posts were inexplicably …

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‘World’s fastest’ lift in China

‘World’s fastest’ lift in China is to be built by Japanese tech giant Hitachi. Hitachi has assumed it will establish a lift proficient of attaining speeds of 72km/h (45mph) into a skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China. The lift, the best ever in the world, would take 43 seconds to go from the first to 95th floor in the Guangzhou CTF Financial …

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