Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launches free internet programme in India.

MUMBAI: Facebook has tied up with Reliance Communications to offer free access to subscribers of Anil Ambani-led firm to the social networking site as well as about three-dozen general information websites. With Facebook seeking to connect more people in the world’s second-biggest mobile market with internet, India will become the first country in Asia to […]

Facebook goes down, users in shock without it.

THE world’s popular social networking site of Facebook went down tonight across the world, “Something went wrong” with Facebook leaving users unable to log in. Users hit Twitter to express their angst about Facebook being down, after they got this error message from Facebook. The outage hit its desktop website, smartphone and tablet apps. The […]

Facebook accused of scanning users’ private messages.

San Francisco: Social networking giant Facebook Inc has been sued for allegedly scouring through users’ private messages to provide data to marketers and advertisers, according to reports. Facebook users Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley filed the class-action suit in the Northern District Court of California. They accused Facebook of scanning private messages with URLs in […]

Facebook mobile phone `HTC first` likely to be unveiled today

Social networking giant Facebook is likely to launch a smartphone running on Google’s mobile operating system Android at an event on Thursday. Though the company has not really reveal anything about the launch, it has invited journalists for an event what it calls its “new home on Android”. To be launched in collaboration with HTC […]

Google’s $ 18.7 mn buy: .google, .fly, .eat

New Delhi: Internet giant Google has paid USD 18.7 million to buy domains – .google, .youtube, .goog and .plus, media reports claimed on Thursday. Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) had in January this year invited applications from companies, organisations and individuals who can come up with USD 185,000 (over Rs 1 crore) […]