The last 24 hours has been a patch barrage with Sun, Adobe, Apple and Skype all issuing patches. But what's notable is how these patches affect Windows users.
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WorkLight, a company based in Israel and Boston, on Wednesday launched a tool that's designed to secure Facebook inside the enterprise.The tool, dubbed WorkBook, is designed to keep confidential data private as employees use Facebook.
Facebook rolled out its ad system, which combines branding, social networking and some viral buzz.
Facebook rolled out its ad system and blurs the line between content and marketing quite a bit. It's a bizarre world where you can count Coca-Cola--or some other Facebook partner--as "friend.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott is out. Report: StrongBox, Component Delivery Platform to debut in Windows 7.
Facebook on Tuesday announced its long awaited advertising system, dubbed Facebook Ads.According to the company's statement, Facebook Ads will allow "businesses to connect with users and target advertising to the exact audiences they want.
Bob Carrigan, president of IDG Communications, said Tuesday that his company will be bringing back The Industry Standard "in a blog format."Carrigan, speaking at the Future of Business Media Conference in New York City, made sure to note that the return of The Industry Standard shouldn't be viewed as another bubble milepost (see Techmeme roundup on bubble banter).
Facebook has reportedly raised another $500 million to go with the $240 million infusion from Microsoft.Not bad for a day's work.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Attack of the PDFs. Zero-day flaw in Macrovision DRM app under attack.
eBay handily topped Wall Street expectations for the third quarter excluding a charge related to the Skype acquisition.In a statement, eBay reported third quarter earnings excluding the Skype charge of $564 million, or 41 cents a share, on revenue of $1.