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Yahoo sues Facebook over patent infringements

03/13/2012, Back in February, we reported that Yahoo was attempting to get Facebook to pay them licensing fees for allegedly using their technology. It looks like whatever talks that was held between both the tech giants did not reach a mutual understanding, and now...

Facebook down in Europe and other regions for a while

03/07/2012, Normally, we would think that a web service that goes down is hacked, but it seems that Facebook’s latest outage in several countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa for a couple of hours today was not due to a hacking incident, but...

Facebook Messenger for Windows launched

03/05/2012, You cannot escape the grip of social networking giant Facebook, where an app for virtually all platforms imaginable has already been released, even the recently launched PS Vita. After all, don’t you want to update your mates on the latest...

Facebook app for PS Vita available

03/02/2012, Love social networking? That is definitely an aspect of modern life that most folks will be able to identify with, and you cannot escape the Facebook phenomenon no matter where you look – on a smartphone, on the computer, and now, even on a mobile...

Facebook adds “Safe” status update

03/01/2012, Facebook’s “Like” button is something that really captured the imagination of the masses, and here is a new feature from the social networking giant that is certainly a no-brainer – we are talking about the “Safe”...

Monetary transactions over Facebook made easy with Serve

02/29/2012, Here is something interesting for you if sending and receiving money over the Internet is your cup of tea – Serve attempts to make it a snap for you to send, receive and request money for Facebook. This new app from Serve remains the only...

Check in while having safe sex

02/29/2012, Checking in on your mobile device is not new at all, as this “act” has become old hat for many. The novelty of being a “mayor” at a particular social setting has also lost its lustre, but how about pitting something that most folks...

Yahoo insists on licensing fees from Facebook

02/28/2012, Tech giant Yahoo has demanded licensing fees from Facebook as the social networking giant uses Yahoo’s technology, and this new development might just see the social media world waddling in patent battles as well as lawsuits in due time, which is...

Facebook announces industry initiatives to help mobile developers

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] Facebook held a press conference at MWC 2012 earlier today to announce its plans to help developers reach more people, by helping them with distribution across all platforms. This means over the web on desktop computers to mobile devices like...

Kama Sutra ends up as e-book

02/20/2012, Ever heard of Deepak Chopra before? This New Age guru has written plenty of books over the years, not to mention having released plenty of audio content in the form of cassettes (back when they were in vogue, of course) as well as CDs, and is more than...

Facebook app for Windows Phone missing Events

02/20/2012, Remember updated Facebook app that was released for Windows Phone last week? It turns out; the app was missing an important feature that was somehow left out when it was pushed – in case you didn’t know, it was the Events feature. Well, according...

Talking dictionaries to preserve endangered languages

02/20/2012, There is still much of the world that has yet to be explored – so much so that many other languages remain undiscovered by the civilized world. It is said that thousands of languages out there are tipped to end up as extinct simple because there are...

Facebook post achieves new commenting record

02/16/2012, Remember our story earlier this month that concerns a Facebook post which has earned over a million comments, achieving a new world record in the process? Well, since records were meant to be broken, here is an Australian man’s post on Facebook...

Pinspiration on the Nokia Lumia

02/16/2012, The picture-based social network known as Pinterest has generated a fair amount of interest in the past, and even billionaire Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a member. His account, not to mention the millions of others who have signed up has made this the...