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Facebook's email aimed at being all-inclusive

Nov 15, 2010
Facebook announced its new email platform today, which is aimed at combining all kinds of social technological communication into one. Kai Ryssdal talks with Marketplace's Steve Henn about who this is targeted at and how Facebook hopes it will succeed.
Posted In: Internet

Next up on the coy press event roster: Apple

Nov 15, 2010
We've been hashing around Facebook's email system that they say isn't an email system all day....
Posted In: apple, Entertainment, itunes, Music

Kinect 3D camera hack will make your brain all twisty.

Nov 15, 2010
Kinect hacked into 3D camera...
Posted In: games, kinect, Microsoft, Science, xbox 360

Meanwhile in an alternate dimension, the anti-Facebook

Nov 15, 2010
It's called Path and it's a new social network with a couple of very big differences to Facebook. First, it's more of a photo sharing service than...
Posted In: 50 eggs, path, social media, Web Culture

UPDATED: Facebook to launch email service, would you use it?

Nov 15, 2010
By all accounts, Facebook is rolling out an email service. It's pretty much the most-leaked Facebook announcement I've ever seen, actually, so I'...
Posted In: email, Facebook, social media, Web Culture

AOL announces email over-haul, Facebook announcement expected

Nov 15, 2010
AOL has announced Project Phoenix, the long-awaited overhaul of its email. And later this morning, Facebook is expected to announce an email service. Stacey Vanek Smith has more.

Julia Sweeney tries to Lose It

Nov 15, 2010
Julia Sweeney has an eclectic resume. She's been an accountant, sketch comedy performer on Saturday Night Live, movie actress in projects ranging...
Posted In: app review, apple, celebrity app review, iPhone

Amazon.com removes controversial book but controversies may return

Nov 12, 2010
Amazon.com has removed an especially controversial title from its Kindle electronic book store. Amazon initially defended its own carrying of the book, saying that to remove it would be censorship, and then they yanked it anyway. But given the way Amazon stocks the virtual shelves of its online store, isn't this issue likely to come up again?
Posted In: Internet, Law

Online privacy to get federal attention

Nov 12, 2010
The Commerce Department and the White House announced today plans to appoint a high-level privacy watchdog that would negotiate the issue of online privacy both overseas and in this country. But privacy advocates aren't happy about it. Bob Moon goes over the details with Steve Henn.
Posted In: Internet

Kitty research could offer insight to Gulf oil spill cleanup

Nov 12, 2010
Have you ever watched your kitty drink her milk, and wondered, "How does that work?" A team of scientists asked that question, and the answer could hold the key to clean-up efforts in the Gulf.
Posted In: Science

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