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Dave Gorman wins: Flickr changes deletion policy

Flickr has changed its policies so that users outside the US will not have their photos peremptorily deleted, but will have the opportunity to respond and get them restored. The change represents a victory for award-winning British author and comedian Dave Gorman, who took on Yahoo's photo-sharing site after one of his images was deleted.

June 13, 2012 by

An avalanche of startup funds

Just recently, the IT world saw two blockbuster deals involving startups: the US$200 million purchase of app builder OMGPOP by casual games company, Zynga; and the US$1 billion acquisition of mobile photo-sharing site Instagram by networking giant Facebook.Although it is important to note that these transactions occurred in the U.

April 18, 2012 by

99designs helped Instagram at launch

Instagram now has access to some of the world's best technology resources after being acquired by Facebook for US$1 billion. However, it was a very different story in late 2010, when the photo-sharing application's launch was being threatened by an internet outage at the infamous Pier 38 in San Francisco.

April 11, 2012 by

Facebook buys Instagram for US$1bn

Facebook has acquired Instagram, one of the most popular photo-sharing and editing mobile apps, for the price of US$1 billion.

April 9, 2012

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