Tag: Facebook Inc

18
Jul

Windows 8 Finally Has an Official Release Date

Barring anything unforeseen, Microsoft will release Windows 8 to market on October 26, 2012. The operating system will be pre-installed on the latest desktops, laptops and tablets. The Windows RT-based Surface tablets will also be available for purchase. Microsoft shared this exciting news at the Microsoft Global Exchange Conference in Atlanta on July 18, 2012….

12
Jul

Facebook Opens App Centre to Canadian Users

In June 2012, Facebook introduced its App Centre in the United States. Since then, the company has been rolling out the App Centre to other countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom and – as of July 9, 2012 — Canada. According to a post on the company’s Developer Blog, Facebook decided to expand…

6
Jul

Temporary Servers Cut Off Any Day Now; Are You Prepared?

Maybe replacing infected servers with clean, though temporary, ones was a mistake on the FBI’s part. Many, including executives at large enterprises, have taken their sweet old time about having the DNSChanger malware removed from their computers. According to an article on the Internet Identity website, as of Jun. 28, 2012, approximately 12% of Fortune…

3
Jul

What is going on with Facebook?

Once again, Facebook has made a change, which directly affects users, without letting anyone know about it. The latest change is to users’ email addresses. For some strange reason, the powers that be at Facebook thought it would be a good idea to give all users an @facebook.com email address. If you haven’t already seen…

26
Jun

Caution: Facebook Scammers at Work

With a user base that’s steadily approaching the one billion mark, it’s no surprise that Facebook is a magnet for scammers. The most recent scam to target Facebook users involved getting them to unwittingly grant access to their accounts. According to Graham Cluley for the Naked Security blog, around mid-June 2012, some Facebook users received…

22
Jun

Is Facebook Losing Face?

When Facebook made its debut on the NASDAQ as a public company, May 18, 2012, it was valued at $100 billion.  Nearly four weeks and a few stumbling blocks later, the company is valued at $74 billion and has left some users feeling disenchanted and maybe even a little disillusioned. From May 31 to Jun….

7
Jun

Great Online Tools for Entrepreneurs

Every day, startup businesses are being created by entrepreneurs. While some choose to jump right in and focus all of their time and energy on their new ventures, others are a little more cautious and opt to keep their day jobs and work on their new businesses in their spare time. Regardless of which type…

5
Jun

Are You Ready for IPv6?

The wait is over. On June 6, 2012, Internet Protocol version 6 will launch. Some companies such as Facebook have already launched IPv6, which replaces IPv4, in production mode. The Internet Society, a global independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards and future development, organized the scheduled launch in response to the World…

5
Jun

European Commission Wants to Give Internet Users the ‘Right to be Forgotten’

We all make mistakes. We all do and say things that we wish we could take back. But in today’s world, instead of maybe a few dozen people being privy to a particular faux pas, it could be a few hundred or a few thousand. In the case of celebrities, like Ashton Kutcher and Spike…

4
Jun

Websites Go Dark in Protest of Canada’s Bill C-38

Remember when websites like Wikipedia and several others went dark all day on Jan. 18, 2012 to protest the U.S. government’s proposed PIPA and SOPA and legislation? Well, something like that is happening again; only this time, websites – though not Wikipedia – have decided to “go dark” all day today, Jun. 4, 2012, in…

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