Yesterday, Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Communications at Microsoft, has announced that the Redmond-based computing giant will be placing a series of ads in the US press this week, as it seeks to “remind people of the alternatives.” The alternatives he is pointed in the post against the Google’s “one big policy” – merging Google’s all 60 different policies into one, resulting into a single big product. Google has responded back in its blog post “Busting myths about our approach to privacy.” The...

Internet Explorer snagged market share from both Chrome and Firefox in January. The web browsers January market share numbers are out, and Internet Explorer gained over a point seemingly at the expense of its rivals – Chrome, Firefox and Safari. According to Market Share, for the month of January, Internet Explorer (all versions) controlled some 52.96% of the global...

According to Macrumors, Apple has released OS X 10.7.3, an update to its operating system for Mac computers – the third maintenance update to OS X Lion. The update adds support for several new languages and fixes various bugs. The update includes Safari 5.1.3, an updated version of the web browser included in OS X. The updates to the products vary in depth, with...

Facebook SEC filing revealed a lot of interesting numbers – including the one from its client list – the company mention in its IPO filing that social game-maker company, Zynga, accounts for 12% of the social networking giant revenue. Facebook generated $3.71 billion in sales last year – with some $445 million of that came from its Zynga partnership – Facebook...

Facebook’s S-1 is finally out with a bang, – the company filed for an Initial Public Offering to raise $5 billion in its IPO bid. As part of Facebook Initial filing go public this afternoon (PT) – the social network giant has revealed some interesting new numbers that indicates how big it actually is – with its users’ number, investors’ shareholding percentage, top employees salaries and many other things. Active Users: The social networking giant now has 845 million active users on the site, up from the estimated 800...

In the Facebook recent SEC filing, the company outlined a whopping “risk factors” that could “materially and adversely affect” Facebook. It’s a comprehensive list of every threat the social network currently faces. The company’s $5 billion S-1 IPO filing includes a detailed assessment of business risks. These include – its lack of mobile monetization and the fact that it doesn’t own a mobile platform, government restriction of access, inability to maintain its growth rate, and competition from Google+ as well as Twitter...

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg requested that his base salary be reduced to $1 per year, effective January 1, 2013 – Yes, I do mention $1 – This is the request that Zuckerberg requested during the Facebook’s S-1 filling for its $5 billion IPO. Now if we get back into the past and explore the numbers – his base salary for 2011 was $200,000 and he also received a $220,500 bonus for the first half of the year. The S-1 also states $783,529 as other compensations – included $691,679 for the costs related to personal use of...

The world’s largest social networking giant, Facebook has recently filed its Initial Public Offering filling and as we even earlier reported too in the leaked revenue figures – the social giant’s number hit the mark with the “big numbers”. The company did $3.7 billion in revenues in 2011 with $1 billion in profits. Profits grew 65% last year from previous $606 million in 2010 – revenues grew 88%. Revenues come from multiple sources – advertising constitutes 85%, virtual goods make 15% and platform development fees...

Facebook’s S-1 is finally out with a bang, ending all the speculations running in the market from the past few days and we can now see how much stock company founder Mark Zuckerberg, investors, employees and others own in the company. Facebook has raised a total of $2.4 billion in funding and seeks to raise as much as $5 billion in a public offering. Mark Zuckerberg is the largest shareholder with 28.2 percent of the company. He’s followed by Accel (invested in 2005) and Accel Partner Jim Breyer who owns 11.4 percent of the company....

As part of Facebook Initial filing go public this afternoon (PT) – the social network giant has revealed some interesting new numbers that indicates how big it actually is. Monthly Active Users (MAUs): As of December 31, 2011, it had 845 million Monthly Active Users, an increase of 39% from December 31, 2010. The company experienced growth across different geographies, with users in Brazil and India representing a key source of growth. It had 161 million MAUs in the United States as of December 31, 2011, an increase of 16% from the prior...