Free Basics by Facebook expands internet access to millions of people in Africa

Free Basics Platform is now live - more than 60 new services are available across the 29 countries where Free Basic services are available, including 14 in Africa

Taxis, cloud and digital disruption

There is a meme doing the rounds at the moment that points out: In 2015, Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the world’s most valuable retailer, has no inventory. Airbnb, the world’s largest real estate provider, owns no real estate.

Smart Data and Analytics Explored At 2nd Annual Smart Data Summit Beginning Tomorrow

The 2nd Annual Smart Data Summit opens its doors tomorrow at Sofitel The Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai with an exciting two-day agenda featuring keynote presentations, panel discussions and case studies, with speakers from Facebook, Flipkart, Twitter and PayPal, among many more. The summit is produced by global conference organizers, Expotrade.

Over Fifty Percent of Job Opportunities Posted on Social Networks Are Not Listed on Leading Job Search Sites, JobsMiner.com Statistics Show

Social job search engine allows job seekers and recruiters to get their hands on “hidden” job opportunities first, all in one place

New Social Media Platform Connects People Searching for Inspiration

A fast-growing new social platform called ePray.com is connecting users searching for inspiration. If people visit Twitter for news and celebrities, Facebook to connect with friends, and LinkedIn to build a career, they can now visit ePray to grow their faith. It’s crowdsourcing for the spirit.

VoIP may just be the killer app

In a figure that will make everyone, except digital natives, feel old, VoIP technology is now over 20 years old. It took the advent of Skype, over ten years ago, for the concept to start seeping into the consumer world. Now in the age of hyper connectivity VoIP is enjoying a very mainstream renaissance- across business and consumer usage.

AVG Researchers Identify New Social Network Application Threats

AVG (AU/NZ) Pty Ltd has announced that researchers at AVG Technologies have discovered a new threat to Facebook: “Political Hacktivism”, or the non-violent use of illegal or legally ambiguous digital tools in pursuit of political ends. Over the weekend of 5-6 June 2010, AVG researchers noticed that a number of Facebook accounts had seemingly been hacked by Turkish hackers in retaliation for the recent Gaza blockade incident.

CA Technologies Works with Facebook to Help Drive Efficiencies and Reliability in Its Global Data Centers

CA Innovation Helps Provide Power Improvements in One of the Most Demanding IT Environments in the World

Small business must get social

There’s some really scary statistics in the Yellow Social Media Report, produced earlier this year by Sensis. It says that 69 percent of Australians now use social media, that 95 percent of those use Facebook and that the average Facebook user spends 8.5 hours per week on the site, a figure that has increased by 1.5 hours in just a year.

What is an enterprise social network?

Collaboration is a confusing term in the context of the tools used to facilitate the same in the workplace. It embraces all the tools gathered under the umbrella term "unified communications" and considerably more. Increasing these additional components are the same or similar to those that now have wide acceptance among individuals. Facebook, Skype, Google Drive and Dropbox are prime examples.