Monthly Archive:: November 2010

Many OMG Scams on Facebook During Thanksgiving

Security researchers from Finnish antivirus vendor F-Secure warn that survey scammers have targeted Facebook users during Thanksgiving using a variety of successful lures. The security company has detected several type of spam messages that used the OMG theme to trick users into visiting rogue application pages and participating in deceptive

Stack Overflow Got 10M Uniques Hits

Stack Overflow got 10M uniques hits, boldly goes where no Q&A site has gone before. It seems as though Q&A network Stack Overflow has put the $6 million in funding it received back in May to good use, crossing the 10 million unique monthly visit mark as of yesterday. While

Updates and stability fixes for Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Today Microsoft released a recommended update for all Internet Explorer 9 Beta customers via Windows Update (KB2448827). This update includes stability fixes for the beta build. It is not a new Internet Explorer 9 Beta build. Another update shipped today (KB2452648) resolves issues between the IE9 send feedback feature on

Opera 11 Beta Introduces Tab Stacking for Customized Grouping

Windows/Mac/Linux: Who knows better than you which tabs go together? That’s the thinking behind Tab Stacking, a new feature in the latest Opera beta that lets you group together tabs based on site origin, theme, or however you think they fit. You can see Tab Stacking in action in the

Tumblr Raises $20 Million to $30 Million in Funding

Tumblr, the super-hot blogging service, has finished up a very, very big funding round that’s going to put the company’s value well above $100 million. Fortune.com’s Dan Primack reports that Sequoia is leading a round that will add “between $25 million and $30 million” in funding at a valuation “in

Skype Connects 25 Million Concurrent Users

Skype is by far the most popular service when it comes to providing voice communication and multimedia sessions over the Internet. The company behind Skype has recently announced that they have reached a new milestone in their development: 25 million online users, simultaneously. Yesterday we reached a new milestone for

Download Yahoo Messenger 11 Beta with Games, Facebook and Simultaneous Sign-ins

Yahoo has just announced the first beta of the upcoming Yahoo Messenger 11. The future version of the popular instant messaging client comes with a couple of big new features, social games and the possibility to keep up and chat with Twitter and Facebook friends, but also a few additions

MySpace now come with Facebook Integration

MySpace made an inevitable announcement, it is now integrating several Facebook features and enabling users to either login with their Facebook credentials or link their two accounts. Today, Myspace announced Mashup with Facebook, a new feature that allows Myspace users to easily create a personalized stream of entertainment content. With

Best Open Source in 2010

Packt Publishing just finished announcing their last winner in their 2010 Open Source Awards festivity. The Open Source Awards is a contest that aims to encourage, support, recognize and reward Open Source projects. To identify the excellence among Open Source projects, public votes for the finalists in each category were

How To Export All Your Facebook Friends Private Email Address

A few days ago some people asked Facebook finally allow us to download email addresses for all of our friends. Facebook says this isn’t allowed because you only own the data you add to Facebook, not data that your friends add. So facebook said that: “The most important principle for