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Greenpeace slams Apple's iCloud for relying 'heavily on dirty energy'

04/17/2012, 10:04 am

A new report from Greenpeace accuses Apple of lagging behind other technology companies, such as Facebook and Google, in utilizing environmentally friendly power for its cloud-based services.


Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion

04/09/2012, 01:04 pm

Facebook announced on Monday that it has agreed to purchase Instagram, the maker of the popular photo sharing service for iPhone, for $1 billion.


Security issue in Facebook, Dropbox iOS apps requires physical access

04/06/2012, 11:04 am

A newly discovered security flaw in the Facebook and Dropbox applications for iOS could lead to identity theft, but only if a malicious user were to physically get their hands on an iPhone or iPad.


Facebook expected to join Apple, Google & Microsoft on Nasdaq

04/06/2012, 08:04 am

Facebook's forthcoming initial public offering is expected to be offered on the Nasdaq Stock Market, joining a host of other major technology companies like Apple, Microsoft and Google.


Google, Facebook working to undermine Do Not Track privacy protections

03/30/2012, 07:03 pm

Google and Facebook, along with other advertising and technology companies, are working to keep government discussions on "Do Not Track" regulations private so they can twist the definition of "consumer tracking" to the point of offering completely meaningless protections for users.


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.