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Facebook feeds and search mashups

Reuters correspondent Eric Auchard wrote a story about Facebook, chronicling the latest news on the rapid growth of the social network, which is adding more than 150,000 members per day. The Facebook platform has spawned 1,400 applications.

July 7, 2007 by Dan Farber

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JotSpot joining Google Apps revolution

Google is adding JotSpot, which the company acquired in October 2006, to the Google Apps, according to Dave Girouard, vice president and general manager of Google Enterprise. Google Apps currently includes mail, calendar, instant messaging, Web page creation, documents and spreadsheets.

July 6, 2007 by Dan Farber


Rupe ready to close Dow Jones deal?

The Business, citing "sources acting for the Dow Jones board, is reporting that News Corp and Rupert Murdoch have sealed the purchase of Dow Jones.Here's what The Business is reporting:Negotiations have been completed and the board is confident the terms of the deal will be accepted by the Bancroft family, which controls a majority of voting shares in Dow Jones, over the next few days.

July 6, 2007 by


Microsoft: We're not a party to GPLv3

Microsoft says it's not a party to the third version of the General Public License and assumes it's not under any legal obligations under the license. The statement, made on Thursday, is the first remarks on the GPLv3, which was released in its final form June 29.

July 5, 2007 by


Facebook growing up and out with teens and grads

It's not any surprise, but comScore has some new numbers reflecting the changing demographic of the Facebook community. People of means, the grown-ups, are flocking to Facebook, as well as teenagers escaping MySpace orbit.

July 5, 2007 by Dan Farber