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Techsonia: Competition in mobile app advertising market heats up

Techsonia: Competition in mobile app advertising market heats up

According to a Techsonia report, the competition the mobile app advertising market has intensified of late; with bigwig companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter enhancing their present offerings either by introducing new ad platforms, or planning to do so in the near future.

Facebook acquires popular fitness tracking app ‘Moves’

Facebook acquires popular fitness tracking app ‘Moves’

In a Thursday announcement, which marks social network Facebook's imminent foray into the 'fitness' arena, Facebook said that it has acquired Finland-based startup ProtoGeo Oy, the company behind the popular fitness tracking app 'Moves.'

WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users

WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users

In a Tuesday post on its blog, Facebook-acquired instant mobile messaging service WhatsApp revealed that the total number of its regular, active users across the world has now surpassed 500 million.

Facebook spending $2 billion to acquire Oculus VR

Facebook spending $2 billion to acquire Oculus VR

Social network Facebook has revealed in a recent announcement that it is acquiring Oculus VR - the manufacturers of the Rift virtual reality headset - in a $2 billion cash and stock deal.

Facebook launches ‘Connectivity Lab’ to create “new aerospace and communications technologies”

Facebook launches ‘Connectivity Lab’ to create “new aerospace and communications

Popular social network Facebook has recently announced the launch of its new 'Connectivity Lab' initiative, which will involve development of technology that would help the company offer "affordable access to basic Internet services" to everyone.

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