Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to reporters during a media event at Facebook's Headquarters office in Menlo Park, California on Thursday, April 04, 2013. Facebook on Thursday unveiled a software suite which stakes out a 'home' on Android smartphones as it steps up its challenge to Apple and Google in the booming mobile market. Facebook called the new software 'a new way to turn your Android phone into a great, living, social phone.' The software, which allows users to see Facebook's 'Cover Feed' when they turn on their phones, will be available for download from Google's online Play shop in the United States starting April 12, Zuckerberg said.
Facebook, based in Menlo Park, California, has held talks to buy Waze for as much as $1 billion, two people familiar with the matter said earlier this month… Apple Inc. (AAPL), which distributes a competing mapping tool, is not currently part of the discussions, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
The Hot Studio team will be joining Facebook's Menlo Park and New York offices over the next few months to apply its talents to building products that serve the businesses and people who use the site, on the product design, communication design and content strategy teamsMore quotes »
Facebook 'Home' for Google Android phones unveiled
messages and status updates -- on a smartphone's home screen, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said at an event Thursday in Menlo Park , Calif. The downloadable application, available on phones that use Google Inc. 's Android operating system, also boasts improved Read more »
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Facebook has 64m active Indonesian users
of March,” Dan Neary, Facebook vice president for Asia Pacific, said recently. The Internet company, headquartered in Menlo Park, California, had 1.1 billion global users in the first quarter of this year. “We have 390 million active users in Asia Pacific. 6/17/13 from The Jakarta Post Read more »
Mysterious Facebook event sparks online buzz
| KAREN BLEIER | FILE Facebook has invited the media to its headquarters in the Silicon Valley city of Menlo Park where "a small team has been working on a big idea," but remained hush about what will be unveiled. AFP Online speculation at technology news 6/17/13 from Daily Nation Read more »
Teen summer reading kickoff party scheduled for June 21
games on Friday, June 21, from noon to 2:00 pm at Burgess Park (between the tennis courts and the Little League fields) in Menlo Park. Sign up for summer reading by coming into the Menlo Park Library or by registering online. Read books, write reviews, and 6/17/13 from In Menlo Read more »
Rumors say Facebook to unveil Instagram video-sharing capability
PARK, Calif., June 17 (UPI) -- Instagram and Facebook plan to let users take and share short videos in the Instagram app, to compete with the similar Vine app, tech watchers are reporting. The two companies are said to be planning to unveil the new capability 6/17/13 from United Press International Read more »
Instagram to add Vine-like video sharing feature: report
Instagram video-sharing feature could be on the way. On Thursday, Facebook will hold a press event at its Menlo Park headquarters. What's on the table? Well, Facebook isn't saying, and the text on the invite isn't much help: "A small team has been working 6/17/13 from Christian Science Monitor Read more »