Tag Archive for social networking

Growth of Facebook leaves MySpace in dust

Social networking is definitely seeing a reshuffling of its top players.
Facebook and Twitter are in, MySpace is out, according to Experian Hitwise.
The Internet monitoring company reported last week that Facebook, the No. 1 social network in the U.S., [...]

Facebook ensnared in two social networking patent disputes

Two companies are taking social networking heavyweight Facebook to court over claims that Facebook’s website infringes on patents related to personal pages and establishing human relationships. Tele-Publishing Inc, a Boston-based company known for providing personals services to newspapers since the [...]

BlizzCon ’09: The Future of Battle.net

What’s the deal with Blizzard’s fancy new version of its Battle.net online multiplayer service? Blizzard offered a look into the future of Battle.net at BlizzCon today.
There’s quite a bit to digest about the new Battle.net, but the bottom line is [...]

MySpace to buy Web music service iLike

NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp’s MySpace said on Thursday it has agreed to buy music recommendation service iLike, as the once-hot social networking site tries to reinvent itself as an entertainment portal.
MySpace declined to disclose financial terms of an [...]

Is It Interstellar Spam?

Yesterday 501 images and text messages were beamed out from a radio telescope in the Ukraine to a planet 20 light years away. The material, collectively called A Message From Earth, had been put together from a competition by [...]

Battlefield Heroes Delayed

It seems that Battlefield Heroes, the online, Team-Fortress art-styled Battlefield game, is being delayed as well. Late 2009 is the release window now, over a year away. Apparently EA has fallen prey to the Sony syndrome, and decided to revamp [...]