Tech Sightings, February 4, 2014

Posted February 4th, 2014 at 3:14 pm (UTC-4)

Just Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

Until 2013, Nadella ran Microsoft’s server and tools business, and gained internal and external credibility for his success. Before that, he ran the company’s Bing search engine.

Tech Founders: What I Learned From Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook celebrates its 10-year anniversary today. What started a decade ago as one of Mark Zuckerberg’s many web projects has changed the world.

Ghana: E-Payslip Innovation Successful

More than 11,000 people have already registered for the Electronic pay slip (e-pay slips) system for public sector workers, which will allow them to access their pay slips online.

The Transformative Power of Facebook – for Better or Worse

Facebook, which marks its 10th anniversary this week, has become a repository for daily interactions, photographs, news and personal announcements. Ahead of its birthday, The New York Times asked readers to relate some of what they experienced because of Facebook.

Facebook Eyes Bigger Growth in Indian Market

Facebook has about 93 million users in India, with 75 million of them on mobile. Facebook said in a statement Tuesday that the Indian market is its next big thing.

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology Approved for Light Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will take steps to enable vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology for light vehicles to improve safety and avoid crashes.

PC Gaming Spending on the Rise Despite Release Drought – Report

DFC Intelligence reports global PC gamer spending increased year-over-year in 2013 and is expected to continue to increase in 2014 to as much as $25 billion.



Aida Akl
Aida Akl is a journalist working on VOA's English Webdesk. She has written on a wide range of topics, although her more recent contributions have focused on technology. She has covered both domestic and international events since the mid-1980s as a VOA reporter and international broadcaster.

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