It's being reported Yahoo bought . You may recall for $ 1.1 billion Instagram was profiled on HighScalability and they were also bought by Facebook for a ton of money. A coincidence? You be the judge.
Just what isbuying? The business acumen of the deal is not something I can judge, but if you are doing due diligence on the technology then Tumblr would probably get a big thumbs up. To see why, please keep on reading...
You know more women use Facebook, but did you know that more women use 9 ], tweet more and have more followers than men? [
Senior women age 50 and older control net worth of $ 19 trillion and own more than three-fourths of the nation's financial wealth [ 10 ].
11 ].have been starting businesses at a higher rate than men for the last 20 years [
Nearly 104 million businesses are majority owned by women. They provide 12 million jobs …
Deeper integration for third-party services beyond just Twitter and Facebook.
The return of Google Maps.
The ability to update apps in the background without weird geofencing hacks to accomplish it.
A new App Store app that isn't a complete turd.
An update to OS X that is not only stable and fast, but incorporates new features both pulled …
This was attributed to Mark Callaghan from Facebook by Alexey Yurchenko from Codership at his conference talk . Henceforth this will be known as " Callaghan's law" in Galera circles forever, though he didn't immediately recall saying it.
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Let's break it down a bit. Our unit of locking in Innodb is a single row (well, the PRIMARY KEY index entry for that row). This means typically …
It's been two months since I uninstalled all(and Facebook) applications from all my devices. I still tweet occasionally (using / 's ), but I make a point not to check the Twitter feed. I re-enabled email notifications for mentions and only log in to the web interface to reply to mentions/messages.
I love it. I want this to stick.
 Prismatic is a pretty great way of countering this. It usually cuts through the noise and gives …
…For example, I believe there is no way a closed-source software product will ever be deployed in a Facebook data center.
No service provider lock-in. Customers should be able to choose who provides services for your product.
Independent expertise. Customers like to get trustworthy information that does not come from the vendor of the product.
A wide user base and community around your product.
Growing public knowledge: discussions on blogs, forums, social networks.
Well, of course, some …
Finally, let's take a look at Facebook's recent experiment with summarized by ArsTechnica : It turns out that Facebook users routinely do things like copy image and save images locally... As a result, users were left with unusable URLs and files; files they couldn't open locally, and URLs that didn't work in , , or ., as
URL sharing is not an issue if Accept negotiation is configured correctly - see instructions …
…User Conference AttendanceOut with from , Facebook, , and Among Dozens of Companies Discussing the to Becoming a Coded Business
Opscode Commercial Customer Base Doubles in Past 12 Months with Half of Privatein 500
Opscode Joins withand to Deliver Opscode Chef as the Cloud Automation Platform for the Coded Business - April 25, 2013 - …
In the past 5-10 years, Facebook, Google and Amazon set the precedent for using scale-out compute infrastructure to more rapidly deliver goods and services. This is now a critical undertaking for enterprise businesses. To do so, it takes more than just coding your infrastructure. To truly keep pace in the digital economy, you must code your business . Only then will you have the speed to successfully compete.
So where do we fit in?
Deploying our Facebook apps live to the Heroku cloud in the EU was pain-free and as easy as staging. We're delighted to see an average of 11% improvement in page load times since making the switch. Consumers don't tolerate waiting, particularly on mobile devices, so Heroku's EU contribution to a snappy user experience is a big boost for Betapond and our customers.
Safe Harbor Compliance is Coming Soon
Heroku is not yet a registered participant in the Safe Harbor…