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Twitter unveiled a new Web site on Tuesday that it hopes will be user friendly. Read more of this post
May 22, 2010 Leave a comment
Facebook, the giant social network now under fire over its privacy practices, has been sending personal information to online advertising companies without its users’ consent, according to a Harvard Business School professor who filed a letter of complaint with the Federal Trade Commission Thursday. Read more of this post
May 20, 2010 Leave a comment
Google has opened Wave to the general public after eight months of invitation-only beta testing. Read more of this post
May 13, 2010 1 Comment
Facing a growing firestorm over its privacy policies in the wake of its plans to work its identity system into the underlying fabric of the Internet, Facebook responds the way it always does: by releasing new features. Read more of this post
May 11, 2010 Leave a comment
In response to recent bans on junk food advertising in the U.K., junk food manufacturers like Fanta, which is part of Coca-Cola, have found a loophole to the restriction. Read more of this post
May 11, 2010 1 Comment
Facebook has gone rogue, drunk on founder Mark Zuckerberg’s dreams of world domination. It’s time the rest of the web ecosystem recognizes this and works to replace it with something open and distributed. Read more of this post
March 8, 2010 Leave a comment
The reports have emerged that Google has finally done a deal with Facebook which will see Facebook content emerging in Google’s real time search. Read more of this post
February 15, 2010 Leave a comment
If, like millions of others, you use Gmail, Google’s webmail service, you will have been startled last week by the sudden appearance of a cuckoo in your email nest. Read more of this post
February 14, 2010 Leave a comment
Determined to put the rest of the globe’s Internet companies out of business, Google is now stepping on the toes of social networking websites Facebook and Twitter by launching its own service, named Buzz. Read more of this post
December 22, 2009 Leave a comment
Twitter has reached profitability after signing deals with Google and Microsoft to make the micro-blogging service searchable on the internet, BusinessWeek magazine reported.
BusinessWeek, which was bought in October by financial news agency Bloomberg, said Twitter had signed a $US15 million ($16.8 million) data-mining deal with Google and a $US10 million agreement with Microsoft.
October 26, 2009 1 Comment
Visible Technologies, a company that monitors online social activity and packages the findings for clients, has forged a “strategic partnership” with In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s not-for-profit investment arm, to give the organization insight into social media.
The deal was first reported on Monday (19 Oct) by Wired.
According to Visible Technologies, In-Q-Tel is also investing in the company through a “technology development agreement.” It did not release more details than that. However, examining Visible Technologies’ work may offer insight into what In-Q-Tel has in mind. Read more of this post
October 26, 2009 Leave a comment
Millions of internet users have received messages offering them a huge financial reward if they help to release money trapped in a foreign bank account. And, although the majority of these e-mails are deleted, the fraudsters still find a sufficient number of gullible Britons to cost the country millions a year.
Nigeria’s anti-corruption police have now joined forces with the world’s leading technology companies, including Microsoft, to create a system that will warn e-mail users when they are the target of a scam.
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