• Reddit General Manager Erik Martin Quits

    Reddit General Manager Erik Martin Quits

    Long time Reddit executive and general manager Erik Martin announced he was leaving the company despite the huge raise he received recently. In a tweet, Martin said that after six years with Reddit, he said he is getting off the “amazing ride.” Hard decision, but after 6 outstanding yrs I’m leaving reddit. Thank you to
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  • WhatsApp purchase price soars to US$22bn

    WhatsApp purchase price soars to US$22bn

    Facebook has officially completed its acquisition of messaging app WhatsApp. Initially, the deal was valued at $19 billion when it was announced in February, but because of the surge in the tech giant’s shares in the past few months, the price tag has reached US$22 billion.

  • Minecraft now owned by Microsoft

    Minecraft now owned by Microsoft

    Software giant Microsoft has acquired the maker of the hit computer game Minecraft for US$2.5 billion. However, the brains behind the video game will be leaving, according to media reports.

  • Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event

    Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event

    Microsoft has announced a Windows 9 event to be held in San Francisco on September 30th. The company will not be unveiling the new Windows, however, but will instead be showcasing its development. The event will focus on enterprise and power users of Windows. Invitations to press and others were sent out today. The Redmond
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  • NASA wants to lift immovable obstacles for Drones

    NASA wants to lift immovable obstacles for Drones

    Commercial drone aircraft, such as those envisioned for direct delivery and other applications, are an up-and-coming thing. They’re a hot topic right now in tech and political circles, but face a lot of obstacles to becoming reality. To start with, if the drones are to be useful on a wide scale, they’ll need to be
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  • Gangs recruit members via social media

    Gangs recruit members via social media

    A new study has shown that gangs are now using social media to recruit members, according to reports in the media.