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Facebook blocks access to its hidden, unreleased iPad application

07/26/2011, 01:07 pm

While a simple hack temporarily allowed users to preview what is expected to be Facebook's official iPad application, the social networking site has since blocked users from logging in with the unreleased software.


Facebook for iPad discovered hidden in existing iPhone app

07/25/2011, 09:07 am

Facebook's official native iPad application, rumored to be released soon, has been discovered hidden inside of the currently available iPhone-only software on the App Store.


Facebook, Skype team up for video calling to compete with Apple's FaceTime

07/06/2011, 01:07 pm

Facebook announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with Skype to bring video calling to the social networking service, a feature that will compete with Apple's own FaceTime.


Nortel bondholders; Microsoft and Android; Facebook Project Spartan

07/06/2011, 03:07 am

Nortel's creditors are optimistic that the proceeds from an Apple-led consortium's $4.5 billion purchase of a cache of the company's patents will cover its remaining debt, while Microsoft has now secured patent licensing deals from five Android vendors. Finally, a new report claims Facebook's rumored Project Spartan HTML5 application platform is nearing completion and will reportedly launch by August 1.


Facebook's Zuckerberg modeled early management style after Steve Jobs

06/25/2011, 10:06 pm

According to one of Facebook's early employees, founder Mark Zuckerberg admired Apple CEO Steve Jobs and modeled his early management style after Jobs' "aggressive" style.


Rumor: Apple helping Facebook's 'secret' HTML5 project

06/18/2011, 09:06 pm

A new report claims Apple knows about and is lending support to Facebook's "Project Spartan" HTML5 web app platform, even as Facebook's PR team has attempted to downplay rumors of the project.


Facebook app for iPad reportedly coming in weeks

06/16/2011, 10:06 pm

People familiar with the matter have indicated that Facebook will release an app optimized for the iPad in "coming weeks," while continuing work on an iPad-specific version of its website.


Facebook looking to circumvent Apple's App Store with HTML5 platform

06/15/2011, 11:06 pm

A new report claims social network Facebook is partnering with roughly 80 developers on a secretive "Project Spartan" HTML5-based application platform that would circumvent Apple's App Store on iOS devices.


Apple ranked world's most valuable brand at $153 billion

05/09/2011, 08:05 am

A new survey ranks Apple as the world's most valuable brand, worth an estimated $153 billion, beating mainstays like Coca-Cola, BMW and Disney, as well as tech rival and the previous No. 1 company, Google.


Palm, Facebook investor changes tune on Apple over iPad, apps

04/14/2011, 09:04 pm

In a marked shift from his former belief that sales of the iPhone would dry up after two years, Roger McNamee, a prominent venture capitalist who has invested heavily in Palm and Facebook, said in an interview that Apple will likely lead a 10-year technology growth cycle with the continued success of the iPad and its App Store ecosystem.


Priceline founder takes aim at Apple, more than 100 others in patent suit

04/12/2011, 10:04 am

Apple joins other major technology companies including Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Facebook as defendants in a new lawsuit from Walker Digital, which founded the travel site


Apple CEO Steve Jobs photographed at dinner with President Obama

02/18/2011, 11:02 am

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs sat directly beside President Barack Obama at a special dinner featuring some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley on this week.


Apple's Steve Jobs to meet with President Obama on Thursday

02/16/2011, 11:02 pm

Apple CEO Steve Jobs will reportedly join Google chief executive Eric Schmidt and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a meeting with US President Barack Obama in San Francisco on Thursday.


Apple launches App Store social links on Twitter, Facebook

01/24/2011, 08:01 pm

Following up on its efforts to defend the trademark "App Store," Apple has launched a Twitter account promising exclusive offers and new app discovery, similar to its existing iTunes Twitter accounts and Facebook pages.


Facebook's Zuckerberg beats Apple's Steve Jobs as Time Person of the Year

12/15/2010, 03:12 pm

Time magazine this week unveiled its annual "Person of the Year," with the distinction being granted to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Apple's Steve Jobs came up short, but was named one of the magazine's "People Who Mattered."


Steve Jobs invites Facebook's Zuckerberg to talk Ping over dinner

10/16/2010, 01:10 am

After having balked at social networking site Facebook's "onerous" terms for Apple's Ping social music service, Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs may now be ready to work with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with a new report claiming that the two recently met for dinner to discuss Ping.


Facebook executive expects to reach Ping deal with Apple

09/30/2010, 08:09 pm

The chief technology officer of social networking site Facebook said he expects that his company will reach a deal with Apple to integrate with its own music-centric social networking service, Ping.


Ping talks between Apple, Facebook failed after 18 months - report

09/21/2010, 03:09 pm

Apple and Facebook were reportedly in negotiations for a year and a half before a deal for connectivity with Ping, Apple's fledgling music-centered social network, fell apart at the last minute.


Facebook adding new Places feature to iPhone app

08/18/2010, 11:08 pm

Facebook unveiled a location-based services feature called Places for its iPhone app at a media event late Wednesday.


Time Inc. demos tablet-friendly magazine concept

12/02/2009, 08:12 pm

Time Inc. released a video walkthrough as well as a working model of its digital magazine format designed for touchscreen tablets.