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Apple looking for help building 'next generation' of data centers

03/27/2012, 02:03 am

Even as Apple has broken ground on a new server farm project in Oregon, a job listing posted by the company references plans for the "design and construction implementation of the next generation of data centers."


US congressmen inquire about iOS privacy with Apple, 33 developers

03/22/2012, 03:03 pm

Apple along with 33 other companies that develop applications for the iOS App Store have been asked by a pair of U.S. congressmen about their information collection and use practices.


Apple CEO Tim Cook says Facebook is a 'friend,' won't commit to dividend

02/23/2012, 02:02 pm

Investors at Thursday's Apple shareholder meeting had the opportunity to ask the company's executives about a range of topics, including the prospect of an Apple television set, a stock dividend, and its relationship with Facebook.


Apple confirms plans for 'green' data center in Oregon

02/21/2012, 09:02 pm

Apple confirmed on Tuesday plans to build a "green" data center in Prineville, Oregon on a 160-acre plot of land that it purchased for $5.6 million.


Facebook snatches former Apple exec from Levi's to head global marketing

02/03/2012, 08:02 pm

As it gears up for a high-profile initial public offering, Facebook has managed to lure Rebecca Van Dyck, Apple's former senior director of worldwide marketing and advertising, away from Levi's to serve as its head of global marketing.


Facebook IPO filing expected within weeks, could reach $100B valuation

01/27/2012, 08:01 pm

Facebook is making plans to file papers for an initial public offering as early as next week with a valuation that is expected to range between $75 and $100 billion, a new report claims.


iOS 5.1 beta 3 hints Apple is planning deep Facebook integration

01/17/2012, 03:01 pm

Evidence that Apple is building system-wide iPhone and iPad integration with Facebook, like it already does with Twitter, has been found in the latest beta of iOS 5.1.


FTC reportedly adding Google+ to antitrust investigation amid search controversy

01/14/2012, 01:01 am

In the wake of a recent controversy surrounding Google's decision to feature Google+ content in its search results, the company will face scrutiny of its social networking service from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission as part of an antitrust probe, a new report claims.


Apple may build data center near Facebook, Google operations in Oregon

12/03/2011, 04:12 pm

Apple may join Amazon, Facebook and Google in having a large data center operating in Prineville, Oregon, if it follows through on plans to build the new facility.


Facebook's Zuckerberg says he was coached by Steve Jobs

11/07/2011, 06:11 pm

Social networking guru Mark Zuckerberg says that Steve Jobs coached him on building Facebook, from company focus to choosing the right management team.


Sony wants 'Social Network' scribe to pen Steve Jobs movie

10/25/2011, 11:10 am

Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter who won an Academy Award for his work on the film The Social Network, is reportedly being pursued to script a movie on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.


Facebook launches official app for Apple's iPad on App Store

10/10/2011, 04:10 pm

Facebook Monday afternoon revealed it is set to launch its long-awaited official application for the iPad, as a free download on Apple's App Store.


Facebook for iPad app may launch at Apple’s Oct. iPhone 5 event – report

09/27/2011, 03:09 am

Facebook's highly-anticipated iPad application is reportedly set to launch at Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 media event after being delayed because of negotiations between the two companies.


Facebook, Twitter integration spreads to all of Apple's online store

09/05/2011, 09:09 am

Links to share products on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter are now available for all items sold in Apple's online store, including third-party products.


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.