Will Facebook’s ‘Gmail Killer’ be @fb.com

Latest rumor in the tech world is that email with @facebook.com is going to be the next big thing in email communication. The email system coupled with Facebook’s popular photo and events programs can prove to be a serious rival to Google’s Gmail. Rumor of a secret project, officially known as Project Titan, has been…

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Google’s 10 percent raise – an attempt to retain employees

In an attempt to retain it’s work force and lure more talents, Google Inc has announced 10% raise to its 23,000 employees. Google has faced increasing number of it’s talents leaving for better paid jobs in startup companies. Reversing the trend of being considered Silicon Valley’s hottest job destination, Google has seen Facebook and other…

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Google blocks Facebook from Gmail contact list

It’s official, Google thinks, Facebook is a virtual black hole! A black hole, is a star or planet that has shrunken such that it has an infinite mass and virtually nothing, even light, escapes its gravitational field. Google thinks the same holds true for Facebook because it can’t crawl the personal data held in the…

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Copyright infringement, taking Cooks Source by storm

Cooks Source Magazine, a free, advertising-supported publication has found a new ‘recipe’ of increasing ‘Facebook friends’ from 110 to thousands overnight! Jut to give the clue on how it is increasing – there were 4,400 likes on its Facebook page at the time I stared writing this post and at the time I finished it,…

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Skype to use Facebook’s social muscle to rival Google VOIP

In a latest report, Facebook and Skype are readying an integration that allows Facebook users to make voice and video calls to their contacts via Skype. Allthingsdigital reported that they can even use the service to send SMS messages. Skype has 124 million active users and a total of 560 million registered users. With this…

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Ping – 1 Million users in 48 hours

Apple says that more than one-third of the iTunes users who have downloaded iTunes 10 in 48 hours of it’s release, have signed-up for Ping. With that impressive number Ping, the social engine of Apple, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s public profile got a comment, telling him, "nothing to worry about here… Ping kinda sucks." Jay…

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500 mil Facebook members spend 24 hrs in it every month

Facebook, the social networking site created in the dormitories of Harvard  in February 2004, said that it now has 500 million members. In the company blog on Wednesday, July 22, the 26-year-old chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, said, that it was an ‘an important milestone‘ for Facebook. According to the site, ‘50% of the active users…

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