Hello adds social network context to incoming phone calls. What an incoming call looks like with Hello installed Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed Facebook unveiled another standalone app on Wednesday, the latest in a rapidly expanding suite of them. Dubbed Hello, the app is a dialer that functions as a sort of virtual phonebook, using Facebook… Read More

The best-of analyzes user accounts to create a custom summary of the most important tweets. Today, Twitter rolled out Highlights, a feature that presents Android users with a twice-daily summary of the most important things happening on the network. Twitter creates the custom Highlights by analyzing “things like the accounts and conversations that are popular… Read More

Guang joins Scott to?demystify the?concepts behind Azure Resource?Manager. We?talk about how Resource Manager?and the Gallery fit into the Azure ecosystem. We’ll automate the creation of our new resources from?the command line with?PowerShell. Source link… Read More

Amid regulatory scrutiny, Comcast said Friday it terminated its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. “Today, we move on,” the company CEO said. Gene J. Puskar / AP Comcast has terminated its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, the company said in a statement Friday. “Today, we move on. Of course, we… Read More

A guide to the smartwatch’s swipes, taps, and touches. Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed Tapping the digital crown for home screen Basically, it's your new home button. Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed Force Touch vs. Tap Because the watch is pressure sensitive, it knows when you've tapped versus when you've pressed. A tap is obvious, just tap… Read More

The ride-hail giant is expanding globally — and it’s doing so by replicating the hyperlocal approach it already uses in the U.S. tumblr.com tumblr.com Conceived as a solution to what its founders described as “the horrible taxi problem in San Francisco,” Uber's uniquely local approach to common transportation woes has very quickly transformed an upstart… Read More

If you are not familiar with SQLBits (http://sqlbits.com/), you are missing out on the best and largest?SQL Server conference in Europe. Located in the UK, SQLBits is THE place to be in Europe?to learn about SQL Server and mingle with many of the SQL Server MPVs and world-renowned speakers. This year, Data Exposed was invited… Read More