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Facebook Launches Chaatz
/ February 11, 2014 5:44 pm
Facebook Launches Chaatz

TechCrunch reports that Facebook team responsible for creating feature phones has launched Chaatz, a multi-platform mobile messaging application, focused on both evolving markets and developed markets. . Read More

Easy Social Shop Raises $1.1Million to Help Online Merchants
/ February 6, 2014 5:17 pm
Easy Social Shop Raises $1.1Million to Help Online Merchants

TechCrunch reports that Easy Social Shop has raised $1.1 million in its recent round of funding from lool Ventures. Easy Social Shop offers Facebook store optimization for small and medium scale businesses. Instead of listing the product catalog on Facebook, Easy Social Shop facilitates vendors to integrate their stores on Facebook and update listings. The transaction is then completed through the original e-commerce platform. . Read More

Facebook to Launch News App ‘Paper’
/ January 31, 2014 5:25 pm
Facebook to Launch News App ‘Paper’

VentureBeat reports that Facebook will soon launch a new stand-alone mobile news application called “Paper” that will feature a new look with content creation tools. Read More

Instagram Sees Huge Increase in Active Users
/ January 30, 2014 4:59 pm
Instagram Sees Huge Increase in Active Users

VentureBeat reports that the number of Instagram users has doubled since the beginning of this year. Currently, there are more than 200 million active Instagram accounts. In September 2011, the photo sharing application had about 100 million users. . Read More

Google Purchases DeepMind for More than $500 Million
/ January 27, 2014 5:41 pm
Google Purchases DeepMind for More than $500 Million

TechCrunch reports that Google has acquired startup DeepMind – a secretive artificial intelligence company – for more than $500 million. This move is expected to help Google compete with other major tech companies focusing on deep learning initiatives. Until last year, social networking site Facebook was also in the race to acquire DeepMind. . Read More

Fon Grabs $14 Million to Boost Sharing of Wi-Fi
/ January 21, 2014 5:22 pm
Fon Grabs $14 Million to Boost Sharing of Wi-Fi

VentureBeat reports that Fon has raised $14 million in its recent round of funding from Qualcomm Ventures. Fon is a global WiFi network that provides free access to millions of people at Fon hotspots worldwide. . Read More

Zynga to Shut Down YoVille
/ January 13, 2014 4:21 pm
Zynga to Shut Down YoVille

VentureBeat reports that Zynga has decided to discontinue one of its oldest games, YoVille, by the end of March, sparking discontent from players of the once popular game. YoVille is a game set in a town-like community that was developed to a point where millions of individuals were playing it, giving rise to a whole sequence of “Ville” games, light-hearted replication game like FarmVille. . Read More

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