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Facebook, Trend Micro and F-Secure will clean up your computer from viruses

Facebook, Trend Micro and F-Secure will clean your computer from viruses

Facebook has teamed up with companies Trend Micro and F-Secure — developers of antivirus and other security software — to integrate their technologies into its social network. The idea is to detect and remove Malware (short for Malicious software) if the user’s computer is infected. When a user logs in from an infected machine a

The Time We Have Wasted on Facebook

The Time We Have Wasted on Facebook

On the eve of tenth anniversary celebration of the Facebook an online portal created an application that calculates (roughly, of course) how much time we have spent so far on the most popular social network. Next week Facebook will celebrate its 10th birthday. Created in a dorm room by Mark Zuckerberg and a few friends,

Introducing ‘Graph Search’: Facebook unveils its super-efficient new tool

Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook Graph Search

Is it a charge for messaging? Is it a phone?…. No, it’s “Graph Search”. After issuing a mysterious invitation to the media to “Come and see what we’re building”, Facebook today unveiled the latest upgrade to its service: a super-efficient new search tool, which culls its results from more than 1bn Facebook user accounts. The

Germans Reopen Investigation on Facebook Privacy

Germans Reopen Investigation on Facebook Privacy

BERLIN — Data protection officials in Germany reopened an investigation into Facebook’s facial recognition technology Wednesday, saying that the social networking giant was illegally compiling a huge database of members’ photos without their consent. The data protection commissioner in Hamburg, Johannes Caspar, suspended the inquiry in June, but said he reopened it after attempts to

Outlook switch leaves Hotmail users open to cyber-squatting

Microsoft has unveiled plans to rebrand Hotmail to Outlook, but has failed to reserve existing users' email aliases.

Microsoft has unveiled plans to rebrand Hotmail to Outlook, but has failed to reserve existing users’ email aliases. The surprise switch is the latest attempt by Microsoft to rebrand Hotmail, which was previously available under the Windows Live moniker. Hotmail – or Windows Live – users can try the new version of Outlook.com, and claim