Netflix Announces Share Price Jump

January 29, 2015 | Tags:

Share in TV streaming service Netflix have risen by over 12% after the company announced a rise in year-on-year earnings. The company made $83 million in net income in Q4 2014, almost double what the $48 million it generated a year before. It also says that it is doing better than expected on international subscriptions. […]

Facebook Clamping Down on Fake Stories

January 29, 2015 | Tags:

Facebook have released an algorithm designed to prevent users from seeing fake stories. Users across the world have been duped into believing hoax stories, but changes being made to Facebook’s mechanism should make them a thing of the past. The social media site is allowing users to flag stories as “purposefully fake or deceitful news”. […]

WhatsApp Crack Down on Unauthorized App Users

January 29, 2015 | Tags:

WhatsApp are locking out users attempting to access its service through the unauthorized WhatsApp Plus app for 24 hours. The messaging service – which is owned by Facebook – says that has acted to prevent private data being leaked to third-parties. WhatsApp Plus gives users extra ways to view conversations. Experts have warned Android users […]

Twitter Clamps Down on Instagram Links

January 28, 2015 | Tags: ,

Twitter are telling users to stop posting Instagram links. The micro-blogging service has asked high-profile users to post photos directly to Twitter instead, saying this will ensure “your fans always see them”. The two social networks have a fierce rivalry, and Instagram stopped allowing photos taken with their app to appear within tweets just over […]

Apple Boss in Salary Rise

January 28, 2015 | Tags: ,

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has been awarded a pay rise. The tech giant boss’ salary was raised to $2 million last year – an increase of almost 43%. Mr. Cook’s salary was previously $1.4 million, whilst his total remuneration was more than doubled, giving him $9.2m in 2014. Other executives were given an increase […]

iPhone Sales Boost Apple Earnings

January 28, 2015 | Tags: ,

Apple have reported a 13% year-on-year rise in Q4 earnings. The figure has exceeded analyst predictions and is said to have been largely influenced by the new wave of iPhone 6 devices. The phones were launched during the last few weeks of Q3. 39.3 million iPhones were sold during Q4, though the company only sold […]

App Makers Should Be Forced to Cater for BlackBerry Owners, Claims Boss

January 23, 2015 | Tags:

BlackBerry boss John Chen has said that app makers developing software for iOS and Android should be forced to cater for BlackBerry owners too. Chen wrote to the US Congress to express his wishes, saying that various developers were “discriminating” against his company. However, his demands have been branded “ludicrous”. Chen said the principle of […]

Windows 10 to Get Headset and Voice Control System

January 23, 2015 | Tags:

Users of Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 10 operating system will be able to take advantage of the Siri-style voice control assistant Cortana. The tech giant has also announced plans to launch a headset called HoloLens to complement the system. The company also says that users of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Phone will be able […]

New Recap Feature Added to Twitter

January 23, 2015 | Tags:

Twitter has added a new recap service for iOS users. The service is designed to help users see relevant and popular tweets quickly. The feature was first talked about in November and allows Apple device owners to see a snapshot of the most talked-about tweets sent since they last logged in. Twitter says the feature […]

All-Glass Design for Samsung S6?

January 22, 2015 | Tags:

Reports are claiming that the new Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone will not feature an all-metal design after all. Online rumors had suggested that the device would come complete with the all-metal casing, but a company official has now said this won’t be the case, according to DDaily. It’s now thought that the S6 will in […]