A fairness hearing, the last hurdle for Facebook before it could move forward with its Instagram deal, concluded today with the expected approval, a Facebook spokesperson has confirmed.
No other details were released.Continue »
(CNET) The punches just keep coming for Zynga.
Electronic Arts is suing the social games creator for copyright infringement, alleging that Zynga ripped off EA's "The Sims Social" when it created "The Ville," EA said today in a press release.
The gaming giant filed its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California today.Continue »
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted the company maker a patent today for a way to connect humans to computers using sensors, touch screens, and virtual reality gloves.Continue »
Twitter said the outage's cause wasn't an attack, but a failure within Twitter's system.Continue »
Yahoo's lawyers have asked a U.S District judge for a two-week extension on deadlines to file replies in the lawsuit while the companies talk about a settlement. The lawyers also asked for a two-week delay in a motion hearing now set for Aug. 10.Continue »
Tech blog Pocket-lint says one of its "trusted sources" revealed that Facebook is trying to buy Opera Software, the company behind the Opera Web browser, a sign that the social-networking company might be looking to launch its own browser.Continue »