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WeChat Launches Image Recognition Technology
/ April 11, 2014 4:01 pm
WeChat Launches Image Recognition Technology

VentureBeat reports WeChat today launched its image recognition SDK making it accessible for third parties to incorporate the image recognition and other interactive features into their WeChat accounts. . Read More

Mindie Integrates Direct Video Messaging
/ April 10, 2014 2:29 pm
Mindie Integrates Direct Video Messaging

TechCrunch reports that music video app Mindie has introduced version 2.0 of its app in the App Store, which integrates a number of new features including a private messaging feature. Other features includes the ability to incorporate text on your videos, share on Instagram and more. . Read More

Nokia MixRadio Adds 30 Millionth Track
/ March 26, 2014 3:48 pm
Nokia MixRadio Adds 30 Millionth Track

Hypebot reports that mobile music streaming service Nokia MixRadio has surpassed 30 million tracks. By comparison, Spotify, like most other music streamers, has a 20 million track catalog. Nokia has gained traction by launching its service in 31 countries including China. . Read More

Instagram Hits 200 Million Users
/ March 26, 2014 3:42 pm
Instagram Hits 200 Million Users

Instagram, acquired by Facebook a year ago for $1 billion, announced on its blog that it has surpassed 200 million users: "Today, we’re excited to share that the Instagram community has grown to more than 200 million Instagrammers capturing and sharing their lives every month." . Read More

Facebook to Acquire Oculus VR for $2 Billion
/ March 25, 2014 4:08 pm
Facebook to Acquire Oculus VR for $2 Billion

Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR, Inc., the leader in immersive virtual reality technology, for a total of approximately $2 billion. This includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock (valued at $1.6 billion based on the average closing price of the 20 trading days preceding March 21, 2014 of $69.35 per share). . Read More

New Report: Evaluation & Ranking of Global CDNs
/ March 25, 2014 9:11 am
New Report: Evaluation & Ranking of Global CDNs

Publisher's Note: The following is a free report being offered to DMW readers on behalf of Limelight Networks, a DMW advertiser. The "ESG Lab Validation Report" analyzes the results of an industry-wide acceleration technology “bake-off” with rankings to provide valuable insight into the global performance of leading CDNs. . Read More

Obama Meets with Top Tech Execs to Discuss NSA, Privacy Concerns
/ March 21, 2014 12:53 pm
Obama Meets with Top Tech Execs to Discuss NSA, Privacy Concerns

President Obama on Friday was scheduled to meet with leaders of some of the nation's largest tech companies -- including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg -- to discuss their privacy concerns regarding the National Security Agency (NSA), Politico reported. Executives from Google and Yahoo, among many others, also received invitations, a White House official told the publications. . Read More

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