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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and chief executive, has talked for years about the notion of a “social graph” which connects people to their friends and all of the things they are interested in. By encouraging hundreds of millions of people to share their deeds and reveal their

Microsoft’s upcoming software for Windows Phone, dubbed “Apollo”, will offer integration with Skype and Windows 8, according to internal video uncovered by Pocketnow. The Windows Phone OS will have a make-or-break year in 2012, and it’s already off to a good start by being featured in Nokia’s anticipated Lumia

Whether accurate or exaggerated, claims of rampant malware apps have haunted the Android Market. Now, Google’s Android team is announcing Bouncer, a new security mechanism that should prevent bad apps from ever making it into the Market. It’s a programmatic solution that’s

One of the biggest risks Facebook listed in Wednesday’s high-profile filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission was “mobile .” The company hasn’t quite figured out what to do with advertising on phones, so it could struggle to bring in the bank as more users choose phones

It all began as a lark. Mark Zuckerberg posted pictures of his fellow Harvard students online to let viewers comment on who was hot and who was not. Eight years later, Facebook is one of the hottest companies in the world. On 1 February the social network

Mark Zuckerberg controls a majority of Facebook’s voting rights, and will continue to enjoy that control after it goes public, according to an unusual arrangement he struck with some key investors and colleagues among Facebook’s shareholders. A string of voting arrangements outlined

Facebook filed for an initial public offering on Wednesdsay and included an updated report on the giant social network’s user and usage data. The company’s total number of active monthly users, which it defines as registered Facebook users who have logged in and visited the

Some would look at Google’s recent PR flub over privacy policies and settings as a bit of a fiasco. Microsoft, of course, sees it as an opportunity. This week, the software company is placing a series of advertisements in newspapers across the US to remind consumers that it

Facebook has filed its S-1 form with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), announcing its intention to go public. The stock ticker symbol will be FB. No starting price has yet been named, but Facebook did say in the filing it expects to raise

Facebook’s core values include a powerful, results-orientated, anti-theoretical philosophy called the “Hacker Way”, according to founder Mark Zuckerberg. “The Hacker Way is an approach to building that involves continuous improvement and iteration,” Zuckerberg writes