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Your Facebook Messenger will Soon be Flocked with Ads

  Ever since the launch of Messenger back in 2011, the popular messaging service from Facebook lacked a concrete monetization plan. Stan Chudnovsky, Product Head of Messenger at Facebook has now announced that the social media giant aims to introduce Messenger home screen ads by the end of this year. Facebook has been experimenting various methods to generate revenue from …

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Judge tells ZeniMax and Oculus to end their legal battle

One of the biggest stories of 2017 for the VR industry is also one of its longest. The year started out with ZeniMax Media taking Facebook-owned Oculus to court over an alleged theft of technology. A jury eventually ruled that Oculus must pay ZeniMax $500 million, but that wasn’t the end of things — ZeniMax wants more. Shortly after the …

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Facebook’s piloting tools to protect your profile picture from being misused

If you’re ever concerned that your Facebook profile photo could be downloaded and misused by other users, the social networking giant has revealed that it’s piloting new features that prevent profile photos from being accessed. The pilot is kicking off in India today, with a view toward a broader rollout, depending on the outcome of its tests. In a nutshell, …

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MacBook Pro Kaby Lake Review: Pricing, Specifications, and Features

Did you hear cries of regret and maybe a few cuss words in the background during Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote? If you did, it was from folks who bought a MacBook Pro in the past few weeks. You see, during WWDC, Apple revealed an upgrade to the MacBook Pro to replace the models that were released just last Fall. …

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Kabam’s leaders offer mobile gaming lessons and a bittersweet goodbye

Kabam was one of the most inspiring rags-to-riches stories of modern gaming. Founded in 2008 by former University of California at Berkeley students, it started out as social game company Watercooler Games. It changed its name to Kabam and saw early success with titles like Kingdoms of Camelot and Dragons of Atlantis on Facebook’s explosive social network. Then it pivoted …

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