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  • Facebook sued over social networking patent

    Facebook has been sued by a software company in Baltimore that claims the social-networking site is violating a two-year-old patent.

    Written by Robert McMillan23 Sept. 09 10:04
  • Aussie signs up for mortgage on Facebook

    Australian businesses are beginning to understand the opportunities of integrating social networks into their organisation, with mortgage franchise Aussie Home Loans Dee Why in Sydney selling its first home loan via Facebook.

    Written by Georgina Swan11 Sept. 09 11:07
  • Facebook releases real-time Web server tech as open source

    Facebook is releasing as open source a Web server technology because it wants to make it easier for developers to create applications that let users post status updates in real time, a functionality popularized by Twitter.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez11 Sept. 09 05:04
  • Lonely? Why not buy some Facebook friends

    Are you totally reprehensible and feeling lonely? Or maybe you're just a struggling business looking for some instant online companionship? The firm <a href="http://usocial.net/">Usocial</a> has the answer for you -- buy Facebook friends and fans.

    Written by Brennon Slattery04 Sept. 09 04:10
  • Facebook Connect goes mobile

    Facebook is extending its Connect data portability technology to developers of mobile sites and applications, following its launch six months ago for iPhone developers, the company announced Thursday in an official blog.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez04 Sept. 09 04:25
  • Enterprise stuggles to harness Facebook, Twitter feedback

    Sales and marketing technology group, RightNow, has published a report on ‘rules of engagement’ for enterprises looking to integrate social media utilities such as Facebook and Twitter into their operations.

    Written by Daniel Bishton14 Aug. 09 08:00
  • Facebook confirms DoS attack same day as Twitter

    Popular social-networking site Facebook was hit with a DoS (denial-of-service) attack Thursday, but the attack did not appear to be as severe as one that crippled Twitter the same day.

    Written by Elizabeth Montalbano07 Aug. 09 05:45
  • 3 social media aggregators that bring it all together

    Thanks to Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and a host of other social media services, people are more connected than ever. But keeping up with all the tweets, posts, and status updates isn't easy, because they often come from a variety of social media sites. So how do you connect the different services that keep you connected? How do you steer all of that stuff to one spot on the Web where it's a snap to manage?

    Written by Adam Pash04 Aug. 09 09:32
  • Facebook simplifies privacy settings, calls them too complex

    Facebook will simplify the way in which it offers privacy options to its users, as it gets ready to give its members for the first time the option to make the content they post on their profiles available to anyone on the Internet.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez02 July 09 05:48
  • Chambers unfazed at disrupted speech

    Cisco Systems believes networking among doctors as well as among sensors in the field can help prevent pandemics, Chairman and CEO John Chambers said in a keynote address at the company's annual Cisco Live customer conference that was briefly disrupted by a protest and a technical glitch.

    Written by Stephen Lawson01 July 09 07:34
  • Study: Top CEOs still shunning Twitter, Facebook

    CEOs at the top companies in the U.S. are dramatically disconnected from the social networking phenomenon, according to a research report released this week by UberCEO.com, an online news and discussion site that focuses on CEOs at major companies.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin26 June 09 07:24