The Financial Times would rather not have Apple take a 30 percent cut of in-app subscriptions for its iOS publications, and has launched a HTML5 Web app that enables readers to access content across tablets and smartphones.
Visitors to WordPress.com blogs will now be able to sign in with their Facebook or Twitter accounts in order to leave comments. This is in addition, of course, to being able to comment anonymously (as a "Guest") or as a WordPress user.
The Arab Spring has seemed to have inspired a death bed confession in favor of free speech on the part of the United Nations. After introducing and passing a resolution condemning blasphemous speech, the U.N.
Is Twitter like a spoken conversation, the kind you would have with friends and/or strangers in a bar? Or is it more like a written discussion — like online forums or chat rooms used to be in the early days of the Internet?
When Facebook acquired Beluga this past March, it was an interesting deal for them. Interesting, because they previously had only done deals for talent. But this deal, they told us, was for both talent and assets.
Here’s the latest from VentureBeat’s Entrepreneur Corner. How legal is content scraping? – Pulling content from other sites is the way of the Internet – some sites are built entirely on the process, in fact – but how legal is it?
Nodejitsu, the original Node.js platform-as-a-service, has open-sourced several of its tools, some of which are used in its own production stack. These could be useful to those running their own Node.js servers or private clouds.
When I want to sell something, I generally always use eBay or Craigslist, but usually the process takes time, I don’t get to meet the person I’m selling to (or buying from), and I can’t list from my smartphone.
Facebook vice president Chamath Palihapitiya will leave the company as he launches a large new venture fund called The Social+Capital Partnership, with backing from some of the worlds leading business and technology leaders.
It’s little wonder that Instagram, a leading iPhone application for stylizing and sharing photos on the web, is proving so popular among street style photographers, some of whom have amassed followings in the thousands.What is unusual is that...
Viadeo Group, owner of China’s largest online networking site for professionals, said it may sell shares to the public “soon” to help fend off any challenge in China from bigger global rival LinkedIn Corp.
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Consumers follow their favorite businesses on Twitter to get an inside...
Ah, true love. Everyone was surprised — even Michael Arrington was left speechless and said he was “discombobulated” — after Julia Hu was proposed to onstage during her special product announcement at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York City.
We told you earlier this week about the Linux 3.0 release candidate, but here's another point of interest: as of the new version, as stated by Wim Coekaert, "every single bit of support needed in Linux to work perfectly well with Xen is -in- the...
Social analytics company PostRank on Friday announced in a blog post that it had been acquired by Google. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are extremely excited to join Google,” PostRank CTO Ilya Grigorik wrote.
Confirming earlier reports, Zynga posted a bio today that shows it has hired John Schappert as its chief operating officer. Schappert is the former chief operating officer of Electronic Arts, which is one of the biggest makers of console video games.
In a seemingly strange move, French media regulators have banned the words “Facebook” and “Twitter” from appearing on TV and radio unless a program specifically talks about the services in a news story, according to This Much I Know.