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  • Technologist: Full immersion in the cyberworld is coming

    Although many people already are engrossed in cyberspace, judging by the amount of communicating, socializing and commerce conducted online, we're at the advent of what will be a near total immersion in technology and the Internet, according to a technologist who spoke Saturday at the World Future Society conference in Boston.

  • India's Bollywood embraces Twitter

    Indian film stars are making a beeline for Twitter, updating fans on what they are doing, exchanging pleasantries, promoting their movies, and at times even settling scores with one another.

  • YouTube hack targets Justin Bieber fans

    Early Sunday morning has seen a non-stop crackle of reports from individuals on social media sites that YouTube has been hacked to apparently target videos of singer and teen sensation Justin Bieber.

  • Facebook targets face-tagging in photos

    Facebook, whose members upload more than 100 million photos every day, is testing a feature designed to streamline and increase the tagging of people in pictures.

  • YouTube backs Flash

    In the ongoing debate over whether to use Flash or HTML5, Google has weighed in heavily in favor of using HTML5.

  • Building a Facebook killer won't be easy for Google

    Hearsay in recent days that Google is working hard on a project to better compete against Facebook has captured the attention of industry observers, who wonder what shape this initiative might take and what is its likelihood of success.

  • Is Google gunning for Facebook with 'Google Me'?

    Rumors have it that Google is building its own social networking site named "Google Me" that may be the company's attempt to unseat Facebook. Is it possible for the world's most popular search engine to wage war against the world's most popular social networking site? If speculations are true, there's a chance.

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