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Maxine Williams / Facebook:
Facebook releases first diversity report: global employees are 69% male; 57% White, 34% Asian in the US   —  Building a More Diverse Facebook  —  Today we're making Facebook's current diversity figures available publicly for the first time.  —  At Facebook, diversity is essential to achieving our mission.
Jun 25, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Facebook:
f8 2014: Stability for Developers and More Control for People in Apps   —  Today we welcomed more than 1,700 developers to f8, our global developer conference in San Francisco.  Our mission is to help developers all over the world build, grow and monetize apps across all devices and platforms.
Apr 30, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook announces Anonymous Login for third-party apps, granular privacy controls for normal Login   —  f8: Introducing Anonymous Login and an Updated Facebook Login  —  Today at f8, we announced Anonymous Login, a brand new way to log into apps without sharing any personal information from Facebook …
Apr 30, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Andy Mitchell / Facebook:
Facebook partners with Storyful to launch FB Newswire: Facebook and Twitter feeds of newsworthy Facebook content   —  Announcing FB Newswire, Powered by Storyful  —  Every day, news is made on Facebook.  More than one billion people use our platform to discover, explore and participate in news-making events around the world.
Apr 24, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook cleans up News Feed spam by cracking down on Like-baiting, repeated content, and spammy links   —  News Feed FYI: Cleaning Up News Feed Spam  —  The goal of News Feed is to deliver the right content to the right people at the right time so they don't miss the stories that are important and relevant to them.
Apr 11, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook to acquire Oculus VR for approximately $2 billion   —  Facebook to Acquire Oculus  —  Acquisition positions Facebook to accelerate Oculus' growth in gaming, communications and new social experiences  —  Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR …
Mar 25, 2014, 5:35 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $4B cash, $12B in Facebook shares, and $3B in restricted stock units, CEO Koum to join Facebook's Board   —  Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp  —  Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WhatsApp, a rapidly growing cross …
Feb 19, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Facebook:
Testing a New Way to Watch Promoted Videos in News Feed   —  Since September, we've been testing a way to make videos more engaging on Facebook, and as a result we've seen views, likes, shares and comments increase more than 10 percent.  —  We're beginning to test a similar video viewing format for advertisers.
Dec 17, 2013, 6:15 AMIn context
Facebook:
Graph Search Now Includes Posts and Status Updates   —  Starting today, Graph Search will include posts and status updates.  Now you will be able to search for status updates, photo captions, check-ins and comments to find things shared with you.  —  Search for the topics you're interested …
Sep 30, 2013, 4:06 PMIn context
Justin Osofsky / Facebook Newsroom:
New Tools for Surfacing Conversations on Facebook   —  If there is something interesting going on, people are talking about it on Facebook.  From favorite television shows to sporting events to the latest news; the conversations are happening on Facebook.  Last week's kick-off …
Sep 9, 2013, 4:20 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Project aims to help parents protect - and connect with - their kids  —  One hackathon team from Microsoft's //oneweek focuses on family safety and aims to give parents an easy way to understand their children's lives online.
Freshdesk:
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VMware:
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Zoho:
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Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.