Paul Allen told to be more precise over patent allegations

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has seen his patent suit against more or less everybody that's ever seen a computer thrown out by a judge.

Al Qaeda recruits terrorists on Facebook

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has confirmed that a number of terrorist groups - including Al Qaeda - are exploiting Facebook to recruit new members.

Facebook and Google should pay us, say European telcos

While telcos in the US are starting to accept the principles of net neutrality, their European counterparts are taking a different approach. They're asking for companies such as Facebook, Apple and Google to help pay for network investments as data usage soars.

Zuckerberg announces redesigned profile pages

Facebook's revamped its profile pages, highlighting personal information, including more photos and pushing both to the top of the page.

Zynga acquires small developer Newtoy

Having conquered the social gaming industry, Zynga is constantly looking to expand and has bought out a small mobile game developer called Newtoy.

Facebook founder launches new social network

New social networks seem to be popping up all over the place, but the latest, launching in beta today, has two things that set it apart: a focus on good causes and one of Facebook's founders behind it.

Bogus app says it shows who's viewed your Facebook profile

It's designed to appeal to both the vain and the paranoid, which is presumably why a new piece of Facebook malware is spreading so fast.

Lady Gaga swears off social networking

Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and other celebrities are swearing off Twitter and Facebook to raise money for an AIDS charity.

Woman polls Facebook to choose baby's name

Would you name your baby Sadira-Sagitarius? Or Fabby Licious? Probably not. But you can saddle an unsuspecting, indeed, unborn Canadian girl with one of these unfortunate monikers if you like.

Facebook causes asthma attacks

Ooh, we love a good health scare on TG Daily, and here's one to worry us all: the man who got asthma from Facebook.

Facebook blamed for teens lack of focus

Teenagers are usually the first demographic to embrace and integrate new technology into the patchwork of daily life. 

Yelp makes "checking in" more rewarding

The big trend these days is to use your phone to "check in" wherever you go - whether it's at the airport, a holiday shopping trip, or a local hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Now, thanks to a new service from Yelp, you might start getting special discounts and offers for your willingness to share such information.

Facebook trademarks more of the English language

Face(TM)book(TM) has succeeded in persuading the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to grant it a trademark on the word 'face'(TM).

Facebook goes after another site with 'book' in its name

Facebook is continuing with its campaign to trademark two of the commonest nouns in the English language by turning its sights on a two-person website that highlights stupid Facebook posts.

And now for something completely different

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition - and it's very hard to know what to expect from the news that a UK games developer has bought the rights to Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Facebook banning preacher admits to wild threesome

A fire-and-brimstone preacher who asked church leaders to delete their Facebook accounts has admitted to engaging in a spicy ménage à trois with his wife and another man.

Facebook for gamers - Gameground

While everyone thinks Facebook does everything perfectly, there's a growing social networking alternative for gamers that strongly disagrees.

MySpace gets 'Mashup' with Facebook

MySpace has, as long expected, signed a deal allowing its users to log in using Facebook.

Minister says Facebook is evil, for couples that is

Reverend Cedric Miller says if you're married, get off Facebook. The holy man is blaming the social networking site for nothing but heartache and marital problems, citing secret communications and ease of reconnecting with an old flame.

Facebook Messages could be magnet for hackers

Well, guess what? Facebook's new messaging service might not be all that great for security, Sophos has warned.