Monday, 6 Dec 2010

Google Fails to Land Groupon

Google Fails to Land Groupon

Google's attempt to land Groupon appears to have broken down, making it the search giant's second failed acquisition of a social startup.

Friday, 3 Dec 2010

Pay Your Friends On Facebook and Twitter With Dwolla

Pay Your Friends On Facebook and Twitter With Dwolla

Dwolla, a peer to peer payment platform, announces its service is now available in America with support for Twitter and Facebook.

AVG Free Update Bricks 64-bit Windows 7 PCs

AVG Free Update Bricks 64-bit Windows 7 PCs

The latest virus database update from AVG appears to be toxic to those using a 64-bit version of Windows 7.

Thursday, 2 Dec 2010

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google has tweaked its search engine so that negative publicity will not garner a higher search rank.

Thursday, 25 Nov 2010

Facebook to Trademark the Word

Facebook to Trademark the Word "Face"

If there's anything quite so silly, it would probably be Facebook trademarking the word Face. Guess what, they are.

Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010

World Wide Web Creator Calls for Continued Open Standards and Neutrality

World Wide Web Creator Calls for Continued Open Standards and Neutrality

Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, has released an essay calling for open standards to be maintained for the internet.

Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010

Facebook Merges IM, Email and SMS into Single Messaging System

Facebook Merges IM, Email and SMS into Single Messaging System

Facebook is seeking to replace e-mail with what it calls a "modern messaging system" that combines all the ways people send messages - including e-mail, IM and SMS - into a single interface.

Monday, 15 Nov 2010

Meebo Joins

Meebo Joins "Check-In" Trend

Meebo is launching the Meebo Minibar, new browser extension which enables users to check-in to websites they are browsing on the fly.

Monday, 8 Nov 2010

Google Blocks Facebook's Gmail Contacts Search

Google Blocks Facebook's Gmail Contacts Search

Who here has used Facebook's Gmail contacts search to look for friends? Well, as of last week, you can't do that any longer. Google has blocked Facebook from being able to access Gmail's contact list.

New Browser RockMelt Targets Social Networking Users

New Browser RockMelt Targets Social Networking Users

A group of Netscape alumni has founded and created a new startup that will be releasing a new web browser that has been designed with social networking in mind.

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