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Once upon a time, there was a small Canadian-based telecommunication company that mesmerized the entire world, growing and innovating at an unprecedented pace. The Prince Charming-like... RIM sold millions and millions of Blackberries each year, netting incomes that the competition couldn’t even dream of.

However, the fairytale ended as abruptly as it started for Research in Motion, a...

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Facebook and the advent of the smartphone have completely changed the way we communicate with friends.

Party invites, and in extreme cases, even regular hangouts with friends are organized... through Facebook events. “Remembering” birthdays has never been easier thanks to Facebook’s reminders. We now know exactly what everyone is up to, whether they are close friends or that p...

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It’s funny how some companies manage to rise to unbelievable heights in one quarter, only to hit all-time lows the next one. Zynga, the social game developer that has gained most of its profits (and... popularity) by developing games for the Facebook platform, turns out to be one of these companies. Shares of the company have dropped to their lowest level since the December IPO (initial public offering...

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Sony put up a teaser for a new Xperia handset on its Facebook page a few days ago that suggested that in about 10 days from now we’ll see a brand new Android smartphone... get official.

Then, the company decided to speed up the process, by allowing fans to virtually travel in time by pressing a “fast forward” button to see the phone earlier than supposed to. Just as...

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We have enough app stores ready to deliver all the digital content we’d be interested in enjoying on our mobile devices, so we don’t really need another one,... do we? That’s rather a rhetorical question, especially since Facebook has finally launched its own app store, conveniently called App Center.

However, the store, available at www.facebook.co...

Facebook app for Android

Despite its flaws and the complaints of its legions of users, there’s no doubt that the Facebook Android app is one of the most downloaded and popular apps available on Google Play. I... mean, who among the Android users you know has not installed and not used the Facebook Android app? Nobody, I guess? That only goes to show that, despite its flaws and inconsistencies, Facebook for A...

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Although Facebook’s IPO (Initial Public Offering) was called by financial experts a failure, Mark Zuckerberg’s monster company still has its sights set very high. With stocks falling and... more than $17 billion lost off an initial $104 billion valuation, the social networking service might be looking to expand way off its comfort zone and into smartphone hardware manufacturing.

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With more and more people accessing the web on their mobile devices, web companies strive create apps that can recreate a full web browsing experience, albeit in a simpler package. A consistent... user interface across devices can drive people to use it more, which is vital for companies like Facebook, that increasingly depend on mobile ads.

The latest revision of the Facebook app for Andr...

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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and one of the youngest billionaires in the world, shocked us all when he announced that Facebook would purchase Instagram for $1 billion. The deal went... through immediately, and, while most industry pundits saw it as the action of an eccentric, wealthy young man, the acquisition might have been part of a well-thought “strategy” after all.

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