Facebook eyeing silicon photonics for its network

Rapidly ramping network traffic is a big issue for many enterprise organizations and data centre, but for social networking site Facebook which has to deal with more than 1.2 billion active user monthly,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

WhatsApp voice will face many entrenched alternatives

Most readers would agree that shock and awe are appropriate reactions to the US$19 billion Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp. The good news is that the deal will cost  Facebook “only” US$4 billion in cash.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 4th, 2014 Chris Lau

Facebook’s Zuckerberg seeking carrier partners

Here’s an offer that might interest Canada’s mobile phone service providers. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is looking for three to five phone companies to partner with him in an initiative to provide free

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Suit against Facebook serves as privacy warning

Businesses with a social media presence should pay close attention to a privacy lawsuit filed against Facebook for allegedly sharing with advertisers, user data obtained from private messages on the social networking site,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 6th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Six things to expect in the IT world in 2014

Readers often get lured into reading predictions for the New Year, on the premise that a new year brings a new start. When a new year begins, perhaps corporations reset business plans, revise

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 6th, 2014 Chris Lau

Who to follow on Twitter for #FollowFriday

For Facebook, there’s sending friend requests, and for Google Plus, you add people to your circles. But as anyone who has a Twitter handle knows, on Twitter, we follow and we tweet at

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 12th, 2013 Candice So

Top CEOs shy away from social networks

Some very well-known high tech executives are among the 70 per cent of CEOs of high profile companies that shun social media sites, according to a recent study conducted by Augure, a developer

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Facebook, Google others call for government snooping reforms

Eight United States-based technology companies are asking government around the world to alter their surveillance laws and practices. They understand the need of governments to take action to protect their citizens’ safety and

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Who to follow on Twitter on #FollowFriday

For Facebook, there's sending friend requests, and for Google Plus, you add people to your circles. But as anyone who has a Twitter handle knows, on Twitter, we follow and we tweet at people.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 5th, 2013 Candice So