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July 13, 2010  3:21 AM

Google Investing Money for Social Gaming



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Adobe Flash, facebook, Google purchases company, Google Ventures, Internet Explorer 9, social gaming, social media, Zynga

Google is buying more companies... the latest a gaming company...

Google has reportedly invested a significant sum of money -- between US$100 million and $200 million -- in social games company Zynga in order to build out a Google Games offering for the search engine giant. The...

May 31, 2010  11:36 AM

Quit Facebook Day?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
block settings, facebook, photo sharing, privacy, social networking

Apparently today is "Quit Facebook Day" Why you ask? They say it's due to privacy concerns.

Facebook has upset users in recent months by not giving them enough control over their personal data. For example, Facebook’s changes in privacy settings in December allowed users to control...


August 12, 2009  11:13 PM

Facebook Lite to challenge Twitter



Posted by: Nathan Simon
facebook, facebook lite, facebook.com, lite.facebook.com, new version of facebook, social network, social networking, twitter

Okay I know this isnt exactely tech news, or news about Vmware, or anything else. BUT it is news about two of the most popular socializing networks, Facebook and Twitter. Picture this a stripped down version of facebook, where you can do everything you need to stay in touch with your friends,...


June 4, 2009  3:06 AM

Whats Up and Coming in Gaming?!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
beyond wii, facebook, full body motion, project natal, xbox 369

All this tech talk, month in and month out... what about gaming? Anything new there? Of course, Microsoft's Project Natal. Check out the video here. Some points mentioned, full body control, multiple...


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