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While Apple doesn't seem to have any problems shifting iPhones pretty much as fast as it can make them, sales data suggests that the peak for iPad sales may have come and gone, and now it's on a steady decline similar to that experienced by the iPod.
The iPhone and iPad are wildly popular devices, but if you're one of those people who likes to carry a lot of data with them, you've probably at one time or another hit a storage limit. Here's how you can add more storage to your iPhone or iPad quickly and easily - no jailbreaking or cracking your device open required.
Australian law-enforcement agencies have contributed to a year-on-year surge in requests for Facebook users' data within the Asia-Pacific region.
Apple isn't the only hardware company inspired by Yosemite. Facebook just named its first SoC after the majestic national park.
Unapologetic about undercutting traditional telco revenues in SMS and voice with Facebook Messenger, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that Facebook can help mobile companies drive up revenue through increased data usage.
Former Facebook data center and Open Compute Project leaders take their skills to the new start-up.
Belgian academics find that Facebook's aversion to opt-in settings could mean its new data policy contravenes European legislation on a number of fronts.
Gmail and other international, web-based communications services won't be caught up in the government's mandatory data-retention scheme, according to the Attorney-General's Department.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
Big data management is a work in progress for virtually any business these days, and Facebook's momentum in this regard shows no sign of slowing down.
Facebook simplifies its data policy and terms of service. Will other companies follow? At the very least CMOs should ponder simplification.
Facebook received 15,433 total requests in the U.S. alone during the first half of 2014, pertaining to data about 23,667 accounts.
It may seem unlikely that ordinary firms will ever be able to emulate the resource-rich web giants when it comes to data architectures. But that possibility may be closer than you think, says Neo Technology CEO Emil Eifrem.
Planning to sell or give away your old iPhone or iPad? Then you'll need to wipe your data off it securely. Here's how to do it without losing any data.
Much like the back-end infrastructure for the Open Graph to constructing data centers around the globe, Facebook's preventative measures and protocols have made from scratch in-house.
Facebook's engineering team is shining a light on a number of stats and lessons learned when building a high-quality real-time application.
The iPhone and iPad maker is encrypting its services, end-to-end, in a bid to prevent law enforcement (even with a search warrant) from accessing your device data.
Grounded in open source and energy efficient designs, the world's largest social network shared its latest updates for cost and power savings attributed to its cutting-edge datacenters.
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