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Facebook’s 120 million users are being targeted by a virus dubbed “Koobface” that uses the social network’s messaging system to infect PCs, then tries to gather sensitive information such as credit card numbers. It is the latest attack by hackers increasingly looking to prey on users of social networking sites. “A few other viruses have […]

About three weeks ago, Facebook and Twitter ended several weeks of serious talks, in which Facebook was offering to acquire Twitter for $500 million of its stock, which also included a cash component. While rumors of Facebook’s interest were brought up in an interview with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Web 2.0 Summit a […]

Gmail’s already free, has a great archiving system, allows gigs of storage, and has built-in IM chat, direct SMS to cell phones, and voice communication. What more can a cheap techie bastard want? This new video chat plug-in should complete their world domination. More reliable than flash-based videophone software (Skype), the simple-to-use extra runs on […]

It’s just a little too easy to let rip a caustic email to coworkers or an ill-advised booty-plea to your ex after decompressing with a fistful of whiskey shots on a Friday night. Gmail’s newest “Labs” functionality, “Mail Goggles,” can make it just a little bit harder, by forcing you to complete a math problem […]

This month, a tiny company called Google dared take on the mighty Apple and their ubiquitous iPhone with The Android, shown here. It’s really an operating system, designed to one day be used on different mobile phones, and the open-sourciness doesn’t stop there: Unlike the iPhone, it isn’t “locked,” meaning, according to Android human Mike […]