Togetherville: bringing children to social networking

When it comes to social networking, Facebook pretty much has a stronghold on everything...well, except for the young ones out there who cannot sign up due to the site's age restriction. Enter Togetherville.com, a new social networking site that launched its beta version this week. It allows the little tykes out there to have their very first social networking account, with parents required to sign up as a supervisor on the account.

Myspace: "We respect our users' privacy"

People are running away from Facebook as though it was just infected with a zombie virus or something. Analysts are saying that user privacy is becoming less and less of a concern, and Mark Zuckerberg is doing nothing to calm everyone down. There's just no winner in a situation like this. Oh wait...

RIM refreshes Blackberry lineup

RIM has introduced two new Blackberry smartphones: the classic Bold 9650 and compact Pearl 3G.



Cisco takes a walk on the Flip Slide

Cisco has introduced its Flip Slide HD video camera. The $280 device stores up to four hours of high-def digital video and up to 12 hours of content.

Nearly half of Americans have social media profiles

48% of Americans over the age of 11 now have profiles on at least one social networking Web site, including 78% of teenagers, according to a newly released study.

MySpace plans big revamp

MySpace is planning a major overhaul, aiming to cut the clutter and improve entertaiment features.

Military can now Tweet, post to their Wall

The Pentagon announced late Friday that it has lifted bans on social media sites for military personnel, conceding that the restrictions were outdated and in some ways even counter-productive. The move comes as some branches of military have begun using sites like Twitter to communicate more effectively.

Facebook wins patent over newsfeeds

Facebook has been granted a patent that covers large chunks of the entire social networking news feed concept, potentially stopping other social network providers in their tracks.

AT&T targets Android market with Motorola BackFlip

AT&T has finally taken a small step towards embracing the wider Android market by agreeing to sell Motorola's BackFlip smartphone.

Microsoft goes social with Outlook 2010

Corporate drones rejoice! You will soon be able to use Microsoft Outlook to view Facebook and MySpace status updates from the privacy of your dreary cubicles!

TelCentris debuts VoxOx universal translator

TelCentris has debuted its VoxOx universal, real-time translator (UT) at the 2010 Mobile World Congress.

MySpace CEO quits after less than a year

He probably hardly had time to update his profile, but MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta is to leave the company after less than a year in the job.