Featured Articles

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

British chip designer ARM could cash in on the mobile industry's rush to transition to 64-bit operating systems and hardware.

More...
Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Samsung has lost smartphone market share, ending the quarter on a low note and Xiaomi appears to be the big winner.

More...
Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

It looks like Intel will be showing off its 14nm processors, codenames Broadwell, in a couple of weeks at CES 2015.

More...
Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the recently introduced Gainward GTX 980 4GB with the company’s trademark Phantom cooler.

More...
Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac has been in the nettop and mini-PC space for more than four years now and it has managed to carve…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012 11:04

Facebook buys facial-recognition site Face.com

Written by Fudzilla staff



All it needs now is EggOn.com


Facebook has acquired facial-recognition service Face.com for an undisclosed sum. It is rumored that Facebook will pay between $80 and 100$ million for the Israeli startup.

Face.com offers APIs for third-party developers keen on integrating facial recognition into their applications. The company previously released two Facebook apps, allowing people to find themselves and their Facebook friends in untagged photos. It sounds like a nice way of finding out what you did when you got wasted over the weekend, but we are not entirely sure we want to know.

Face.com believes the deal will offer it more opportunities to develop new products, under Facebook’s wing of course.

This is not the first time Facebook dabbled in photo services. In April it bought photo sharing service Instagram for $1 billion.

Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2012 12:07

Fudzilla staff

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments