Meedan website shows news from another perspective

A new website aims to foster Arab-western understanding by translating articles from the Arabic press into English.

Gmail challenges Facebook with new social feed

Google is apparently planning to challenge Facebook by rolling out a new feature that will allow Gmail users to easily view and set detailed social status updates.

Facebook Smackdown: Gmail and Internet news targeted

Marshall Kirkpatrick of Read Write Web has hypothesized that Facebook could eventually depose Google by becoming the world's "leading" news reader.