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  Crazy! 618 million daily active users on Facebook


Facebook released 2012 Q4 financial report. Facebook total revenue in the fourth quarter of 2012 is $1.585 billion, an increase of 40% over the same period last year, about 23% of the total revenue are from mobile advertising. Net profit is $64 million, down 79% over the same period last year.Now Facebook monthly active users reach 10.6 million, daily active users reach 618 million. The daily active users from mobile are more than the daily active users from desktop side the first time.In the e...

   Facebook,Financial report,Mobile     2013-01-31 03:13:06


  Facebook open sources its C++ library named Folly


Recently, Facebook open sourced its low level C++ function library for its internal use named Folly. Folly is an open sourced C++11 component library, it provides functions similar to what boost and std libraries provide, including string, vector and memory allocation, bit operation etc, to fulfill large scale high performance requirements.Currently Folly is tested with gcc4.6 on some 64 bit systems such as Fedora 17, Ubuntu 12.04 and Debian wheezy, it may also be OK on other 64 bit platforms wi...

   Facebook,Folly,C++,open source     2012-06-05 08:31:12


  Some thoughts about Facebook native app


On Techcrunch Disrupt last month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's remarks about their mobile app sparked a denunciation against Web App. HTML 5 seems to have become the bottleneck of poor experience of all related mobile applications. From the user perspective, Facebook native iOS App rates from the 1.5 star to four star now; since the introduction of new native app, the user usage is doubled. It's not easy to have a huge rise of user usage for such a big app like Facebook. Especially consid...

   Facebook, Native app, Analysis     2012-10-12 20:38:11


  Boeing is developing Android phone?


Boeing is also involved in to the mobile Internet? It is said to be true. Recently, the Journal of the American national defense disclosure, Boeing is developing a super-safe Android phone.The magazine said Boeing President Roger Krone said this is Boeing's first foray into research and development of communication devices using the cellular network. Security infrastructure sector vice president Brian Palma said the mobile phone code-named "the Boeing Phone" has entered the final stage , is exp...

   Boeing,Android,Safety mobile phone     2012-04-15 01:45:14


  If Instagram supports short video sharing


According to TC, the mysterious press event about Facebook on 20 June may not relate to some RSS reader, it may relate to one function to be released by Instagram--Short video sharing. This is not without proof, there was news that Facebook was testing short video sharing internally, but they were not sure about whether building a independent application with filter capability or adding the feature to Instagram. The short video should have a duration between 5 and 10 seconds. Facebook usually wi...

   Instagram,short video share,Vine     2013-06-17 23:29:21


  Nokia unveils Lumia 820


Just finishing introducing the latest flagship model Lumia 920 Nokia introduced mid-range Lumia 820 which is equipped with Windows Phone 8The Lumia 820 is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, but the screen is 4.3 inch WVGA screen with 800 x 480 pixels, at the same time it is equipped with 8GB memory space and a 8-megapixel rear camera. In addition, users can extend 8 GB more memory space through Windows Phone 8's extension function.Lumia 820's screen adopts Super S...

   Nokia,Lumia 820,Window Phone 8     2012-09-05 19:10:14


  Facebook's new milestone : 1 billion active users per month


Social network giant Facebook's monthly active users reach a new milestone -- 1 billion, this means 1 out serven people on earth is using it. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced this news in an open letter. He wrote : This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month.If you're reading this: thank you for giving me and my little team the honor of serving you.Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in m...

   Facebook, Active user,Milestone     2012-10-05 05:02:32


  Coming back, Nokia?


Nokia officially unveiled an Windows Phone 8 phone model Lumia 920T in cooperation with China Mobile in yesterday's Global Developer Conference of China Mobile. This is the first to support China Mobile's TD-SCDMA 3G mobile phone network standard in the Windows Phone ecosystem, it that Windows Phone is available in TD camp. Meanwhile, as China Mobile's official custom models, Lumia 920T will be sold using China Mobile's sales channel, this may further promote the sales of Nokia Windows Phone dev...

   Nokia, China Mobile, Lumia 920T,TD-SCDMA     2012-12-06 13:17:24


  10 stupid things smartphone users usually do


What are the things you like doing with your smartphones? Making phone calls? Playing games? Taking photos? Today we will not discuss what we should do with our smartphones, instead we will summarize 10 stupid things smartphone users usually do. 1. Taking photos of food and share them Please. The only time people want to stare at food is when we see the menu before ordering. 2. Sending SMS to solve dispute You will miss the two key components in communication : content and tone. 3. Holding mobil...

   Smartphone,Stupid     2013-05-28 12:49:05


  9 fields platform companies need to fight for


If you are person reading technology news much, you will find a large part of the tech news are about a few companies : Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, in which the first four are today's "Big Four (platform)" as said by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. These giants have both competition and cooperation in many areas, and each has its own place in the world, with Schmidt's words, Google dominates search, Apple designs device, Amazon occupies e-commerce and Facebook leads social. Alth...

   Big four, Future,Software and hardware     2012-10-20 09:50:43