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  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


  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


  Why hasn't Facebook migrated away from PHP?


The reason Facebook hasn't migrated away from PHP is because it has incumbent inertia (it's what's there) and Facebook's engineers have managed to work around many of its flaws through a combination of patches at all levels of the stack and excellent internal discipline via code convention and style - the worst attributes of the language are avoided and coding style is rigidly enforced through a fairly tight culture of code review (failing to adhere to the style and "going cowboy" by writ...

   Facebook,PHP,Migration,Bad feature,Codebase     2012-02-24 05:14:23


  Facebook appoints former Google engineer to improve its search function


Facebook has set up a new team to improve its search products, the team leader is Lars Rasmussen who was a former Google engineer..The team consists of more than 20 engineers which is led by Rasmussen. The main efforts are to achieve easier sorting for contents which are created by users on Facebook . This will help Facebook be a more powerful search engine, which not only allows the user to stay longer on Facebook, but also helps Facebook make more profits by selling keyword ads like ...

   Facebook,Search engine,Google,Like     2012-03-30 11:33:28


  What's wrong with us in Mobile Era?


Every day when I surf the Internet, I find much news about new smartphones and Android, iOS apps. Also I can find many people use iPhones and other smartphones with Android OS. Apparently we are now in Mobile era. People can find tons of news that says how Mobile has changed our life, made our life simpler and how easy we can know the world with mobile technology. Yes, it's true, now we only need to press a button, we can know what happens in USA which is thousands kilometres away from us. We ca...

   Mobile,Cold,Stay away,Smartphone     2012-01-07 12:10:35


  Facebook fires a few Chinese employees


There is a big news happening in the Silicon Valley in past few days. Facebook fired a few Chinese employees for bringing outsiders into Facebook's campus and canteen on a charged basis. It's well known that tech companies in Silicon Valley provide attractive welfare to their employees. We often heard about the news that lots of free service(including free food, free laundry, free massage etc) are provided to employees to encourage them to stay effective when working. This is good news and welc...

   Facebook,Chinese employee, Chummy     2015-09-03 07:39:05


  Foursquare : 20 million users and 2 billion check-ins


Yesterday was the Foursquare third annual 4sqDay celebration (Four - squared open four square, ie April 16), this mobile phone service site which is based on user location information confirmed that their users reached 20 million and there were two billion check-ins.Foursquare was founded in 2009 and it is a mobile phone service website based on the user location information .It encourages mobile phone users to share their current geographic location and other information with others. In co...

   Fpoursquare,Check-in,4sqDay     2012-04-17 13:39:14


  Mark Zuckerberg delivered his first Chinese speech in Beijing


Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered a speech in Chinese at "Tringhua Students Dialogue with Board Members" on Oct 24, 2015 in Tsinghua University, Beijing. This is the first time he used Chinese throughout the whole speech. Though his Chinese is not that fluent, his hard work on learning Chinese is well appreciated.  In this speech, he shared three stories : mission, care and looking ahead. Mission You have to believe in your mission. When you have a mission, it will help yo...

   CHINESE,TSINGHUA,FACEBOOK,MARK ZUCKERBERG     2015-10-24 21:42:04


  The use of Erlang in Facebook chat


Erlang  is a general-purpose concurrent, garbage-collected programming language and runtime system. It stays strong while building concurrency programs. Erlang provides language-level features for creating and managing processes with the aim of simplifying concurrent programming. It has large application in many chat service well known now such as Whatsapp and initial version of Facebook chat. Previously we have written an article Use of Erlang in WhatsApp. In this post, we will talk about...

   Facebook,Erlang     2014-02-25 07:12:36