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  Twitter to sponsor Apache Software Foundation


Twitter recently made a commitment that they would sponsor the Apache Software Foundation, it will become its official sponsor. The Apache Software Foundation is a nonprofit organization, it can provide the organization and management, legal and financial support for open source projects. As we all know, Twitter loves open source, and its engineers are often engaged in open source community to provide technical support. Twitter team is also responsible for the related construction of the o...

   Apache,ASF,Twitter,Sponsor     2012-04-20 12:08:06


  Jackie the smart quadcopter to launch at Robotics Week


Flying security camera synced to smartphone kicks off Kickstarter campaign Entrepreneurs and robotics graduate students Jackie Wu and Ritwik Ummalaneni, in Northwestern University’s Master’s in Robotics program, are launching their new product, Jackie, during the National Robotics Week. The flying security camera quadcopter syncs straight to a smartphone, and is the next evolution in home security platforms that consumers have been waiting for. Jackie’s intuitive and easy controls enable u...

   Startup,Quadcopter,Security camera,Jackie Wu     2015-04-05 20:56:11


  Snapkidz for children under 13


According to 36 Kr, in the past, you must be over 13 years old to register on Snapchat, while Snapchat added a new feature called Snapkidz in the latest version of its iOS app last weekend, users under 13 years old can use it now.In short, Snapchat categorize users using people's age. For users older than 13, there are no many changes; but for those younger than 13, you can also fill out the registration form, but these information are not sent to Snapchat for registering a new account, instead...

   Snapchat,Snapkidz,13     2013-06-24 09:49:17


  Google open sources its Collaborative IDE


July 9, 2012 news, Google engineer Scott Blum published an article on Google+ which revealed that Google would open source the Collaborative IDE. The project was named "Collide" (collaborative IDE), which is a Web collaborative code editor. Google hopes that Collide can serve as a catalyst for improving the state of web-based IDEs.Caution Collide does not have any proper auth, SSL support, or user account management just yet. Please consider that fact when running instances that expose important...

   Google,Open source,Collide IDE     2012-07-09 10:55:20


  Microsoft forms a new subsidiary focused on open source called Microsoft Open Technologies


Microsoft once again changes its attitude and intends to set up an open technology subsidiaries in order to promote the formulation of open-source projects and standards.The new company name is Microsoft Open Technologies and Jean Paoli, Microsoft executives will be the president of the new company. The company will also form interoperability strategy team in the future. The newly established company will have about 50-75 employees.Over the years, Microsoft has been considered to be the rival of...

   Microsft,Open source,Microsoft Open Technologies     2012-04-13 06:10:45


  Groupon share price grows by 23% because of Google


There have been rumors that Google will acquire Groupon. This rumor makes Groupon's share price soar 23% in three weeks.Groupon's share price closed at $4.69 yesterday, which is Groupon's highest price since October 19. Since November 2011 IPO, Groupon's share price dropped 77%.Telsey Advisory Group analyst Tom Forte said Groupon's market capitalization shrunk to $3.07 billion, It's possible that Google may choose to acquire Groupon at this time. In fact, after there was news that Google was con...

   Groupon, Google, acquisition     2012-12-08 04:02:28


  Google CEO : Facebook holds its users hostage


Google CEO Larry Page claimed in a media interview recently that it’s unfortunate that Facebook has been pretty closed with their data while Google is in the business of searching dataPage has been attacking Facebook ban on the search engine to search its data. In fact, the battle between the two sides has been going on for several years, and in June 2011 Google launched its social networking service Google+ which somehow further exacerbated the tension. On Monday, Page, in an interview with...

   Google,Facebook,Hostage,Larry Page     2012-05-23 05:58:07


  Surface Pro available in mainland China on April 2


According to 36Kr, the Surface Pro will available in mainland China, Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong , New Zealand and the United Kingdom starting from the end of March. Now the confirmed news is Surface Pro will be on sale in mainland China at 9:00pm on April 2 officially. The Surface Pro price in the United States is 64GB/$899, 128GB/$999. If it's the same in China, then the cheapest Surface Pro should be nearly ¥5600,the 128 GB Surface Pro will be up to ¥6200.Surface Pro configu...

   Surface Pro,China,Sale     2013-03-28 08:51:00


  Is Facebook becoming Tencent like?


Recently there is news that Facebook is developing a Reader application which is to compete with Flipboard and Pulse. This reminds me a few movements of Facebook in the past few months. First they built a copy of Snapchat named Poke which failed badly at last. Then they launched a new feature on Instagram named Video on Instagram which allows users to shoot and share short videos up to 15 seconds. This feature is to compete with Vine from Twitter. It seems Instagram wins over Vine on this. You c...

   Facebook,Tencent,Copy     2013-06-24 01:17:27


  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