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  • A pre-launch history of Facebook at Work

    Facebook is about to release its much-anticipated business collaboration service. Here's a look back at the last 20 months of Facebook at Work's growing pains, partnerships, pilot programs and delays.

    Written by Matt Kapko29 Sept. 16 22:44
  • How Facebook keeps you from hating its apps

    Nothing provokes app uninstalls like sluggish performance and aggressive battery consumption. Facebook reveals how it uses mobile device testing to prevent those uninstalls.

    Written by Steven Max Patterson14 July 16 04:05
  • Taking a closer look at bots from Apple, Facebook and Google

    'Bots' are hot today, and popular tech companies including Apple, Facebook and Google all take dramatically different approaches to bot technology. Here's what bots from these consumer giants could mean to enterprises.

    Written by Matt Kapko13 July 16 22:00
  • America’s data centers are getting a lot more efficient

    U.S. data centers have used about the same amount of energy annually over the past five years or so, despite substantial growth in the sector, according to a new report published by scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

    Written by Jon Gold29 June 16 00:12
  • Twitter dives as Facebook continues to thrive

    Facebook continues to defy expectations with incredible growth in virtually every important area of business success, and its accomplishments stand in stark contrast to Twitter's decidedly tepid performance.

    Written by Matt Kapko30 April 16 00:07
  • Will company's trust their communications to A.I. chatbots?

    Facebook says chatbots will change the way businesses communicate with their customers, but will businesses want to put their user communications in the hands of artificial intelligence?

    Written by Sharon Gaudin13 April 16 20:00
  • 3 big tests for Facebook at F8

    Facebook kicks off F8 this week with some big tasks that should dominate its efforts this year.

    Written by Matt Kapko12 April 16 21:54
  • Facebook Live revamp hints at what's to come at F8

    A week before its annual F8 conference, Facebook took aim at live video rivals Periscope, Snapchat and YouTube with a series of new 'Facebook Live' features that encourage you to create more live video, as well as watch and interact with video in real time.

    Written by Matt Kapko07 April 16 23:21
  • Facebook's Canvas a ‘big moment’ for mobile ads

    Facebook yesterday announced a new full-screen, mobile ad format called Canvas that's designed to help advertisers engage customers with detailed brand experiences.

    Written by Matt Kapko27 Feb. 16 01:54
  • Why Facebook should buy Slack to win the enterprise

    As Facebook prepares to launch its Facebook at Work enterprise collaboration toolset, popular messaging app Slack continues to gain passionate users. Experts say a Slack acquisition could help Facebook ride the smaller company's momentum into enterprise.

    Written by Matt Kapko14 Jan. 16 16:00
  • Facebook at Work chief shares details on its new social enterprise tools

    Facebook plans to release its Facebook at Work social network for business in the 'coming months.' The project's leader spoke with about the motivation behind Facebook at Work, how the consumer-focused company prepares to take on business customers and how the tools enable new levels of productivity.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 Dec. 15 18:01