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LinkedIn today confirmed reports that some of its users' passwords have been compromised and provided instructions on how to change them.
I just took Airtime, the new video chat service from start-up stars Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, for a spin on Tuesday, its first day of general availability. My first impressions: It works fine, though I'm not sure I'll get addicted to it.
Two privacy problems cropped up for LinkedIn over the past 12 hours: Its iOS app submits potentially private calendar data to the company's servers, and a hacker may have stolen 6.5 million passwords.
Tim Cook shed some light on Apple's future plans, the Mac App Store sandboxing deadline arrived, and we offered up a boatload of how-to articles during the last seven days.
Twitter may not be gaining new U.S. users as fast as it used to, but the users it has are much more engaged, according to a a report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
Viddy, the app for sharing short video clips with your friends, scored a variety of updates this week: custom thumbnails, filter mix-and-matching, and faster video encoding.
Facebook may buy facial recognition services provider Face.com, underscoring the importance of that technology in social applications.
A new study by market-research firm Gartner claims corporations are starting to embrace technologies used to monitor employee Internet use, with 60 percent expected to watch workers' social media use for security breaches by 2015.
Mobile technology will play an important role for Facebook as it tries to find new sources of revenue, but building its own device doesn't make much sense since since competition in the smartphone market continues to be very tough, according to analysts.
Facebook is revitalizing its effort to create a smartphone, recruiting engineers who have experience with mobile devices, according to a weekend story in the New York Times.
Facebook will settle a class-action lawsuit in California that accused it of appropriating its users' likenesses for its Sponsored Stories advertising feature.
Twitter says it will begin delivering a weekly email digest to highlight for users the tweets they are most likely to be interested in.
The California assembly passed a bill on Thursday that prevents employers from demanding job applicants' passwords for accounts on Facebook or other social networking sites.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has launched a probe of Facebook's proposed acquisition of Instagram that could delay the closing of the deal.