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  • Will Facebook envy wreck Twitter?

    There's never been anything quite like Facebook. As a company, Facebook specializes in collecting, hoarding, keeping and engaging users. As a social network, it dominates the market with the largest user base. Facebook has a monopoly as the social network of choice for friends and families.

    Written by Mike Elgan04 Aug. 15 01:48
  • Facebook says Flash security woes could hurt its business

    Earlier this month, a security vulnerability in Adobe Flash compelled Google and Mozilla to temporarily block the plug-in from their browsers. Now, Facebook says the problems with Flash could hurt its bottom line.

    Written by Zach Miners01 Aug. 15 08:15
  • Facebook aims to launch unmanned drone by year-end

    At 140 feet, it has the wingspan of a Boeing 737, but carries no passengers -- and it's much lighter too, weighing in at no more than 1,000 pounds. And within the next couple months, Facebook hopes to get its drone off the ground on an inaugural test flight.

    Written by Zach Miners31 July 15 06:07
  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 30

    Obama wants to boost U.S. supercomputing power...OPM, Anthem hackers also hit United Airlines...Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers...and more tech news.

    Written by IDG News Service staff30 July 15 21:57
  • YouTube chief claims 'best year ever,' plays down Facebook threat

    Thousands of teenagers stood in line for hours this week in the sweltering Anaheim, Calif., summer heat at the sixth-annual VidCon online-video conference to get selfies with their favorite YouTube stars. As throngs of screaming fans rushed from one Web-celebrity sighting to another, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki presented her opening keynote, and said that the company "just had its best year ever." She also shared numbers to back up the bold statement.

    Written by Matt Kapko26 July 15 01:04
  • Facebook prevails in shareholder lawsuit over IPO

    An appeals court has ruled that shareholders cannot sue Facebook or Mark Zuckerberg in a case that accused the company of withholding key financial information from the public until after its IPO.

    Written by Zach Miners25 July 15 06:26
  • Online ad industry tries to stamp out click fraud

    The online advertising industry is marshaling a fresh effort to fight click fraud, which steals money from advertisers and undermines faith in online campaigns.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk22 July 15 14:29

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