Facebook in talks with major music labels: report

Facebook in talks with major music labels: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Social networking site Facebook has approached major music labels about launching a music service, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.[Lees verder]

Italian man jailed for emailing nude photos of ex-lover
ROME (Reuters) – An Italian man was jailed for more than two years for putting pornographic pictures of his ex-girlfriend on the Internet and sending them out in more than 15,000 emails.[Lees verder]

Demand Media buys Pluck Corp
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Demand Media, run by former MySpace Chairman Richard Rosenblatt, said on Tuesday it has purchased Web media syndication company Pluck Corp, as part of an expansion of its Internet social media business.[Lees verder]

Sony to add Skype service to PSP in March in Japan
TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp said it would add a Skype Web phone function to its PlayStation Portable later this month in Japan in a bid to boost the appeal of the handheld machine, which is running behind Nintendo Co Ltd’s DS in sales.[Lees verder]

Filipinos sent 1 billion text messages daily in 2007
MANILA (Reuters) – Filipinos doubled the number of text messages they sent last year to an average of 1 billion daily, industry data showed on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

NetSuite wants buyers to customize and sell software
BOSTON (Reuters) – Software magnate Larry Ellison’s NetSuite Inc aims to turn its business management software service into a platform for developers to create customized management programs for small and medium-sized businesses.[Lees verder]

Yahoo activates smart mobile bookmarks
HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc, still fending off a $41 billion takeover bid by Microsoft Corp, unveiled a cell phone tool on Tuesday that lets users keep up with their favorite topics using dynamic bookmarks.[Lees verder]

Nokia opens online music store in Germany
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia opened on Monday its online music store in Germany, the second such store for the world’s largest cell phone maker, which plans to open the stores in nine more countries by mid-2008.[Lees verder]

Thai monks told to behave on networking Web sites
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai officials urged Buddhist monks on Tuesday to avoid using social networking Web sites to woo women after an advocacy group found some monks were doing just that.[Lees verder]

Mobile games industry eyes social networking, Nokia
HELSINKI (Reuters) – A boom in social networking and a new delivery platform from Nokia offer mobile video game publishers a boost after a slowdown in 2007.[Lees verder]

Facebook in talks with major music labels: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Social networking site Facebook has approached major music labels about launching a music service, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.[Lees verder]

Italian man jailed for emailing nude photos of ex-lover
ROME (Reuters) – An Italian man was jailed for more than two years for putting pornographic pictures of his ex-girlfriend on the Internet and sending them out in more than 15,000 emails.[Lees verder]

Demand Media buys Pluck Corp
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Demand Media, run by former MySpace Chairman Richard Rosenblatt, said on Tuesday it has purchased Web media syndication company Pluck Corp, as part of an expansion of its Internet social media business.[Lees verder]

Sony to add Skype service to PSP in March in Japan
TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp said it would add a Skype Web phone function to its PlayStation Portable later this month in Japan in a bid to boost the appeal of the handheld machine, which is running behind Nintendo Co Ltd’s DS in sales.[Lees verder]

Filipinos sent 1 billion text messages daily in 2007
MANILA (Reuters) – Filipinos doubled the number of text messages they sent last year to an average of 1 billion daily, industry data showed on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

NetSuite wants buyers to customize and sell software
BOSTON (Reuters) – Software magnate Larry Ellison’s NetSuite Inc aims to turn its business management software service into a platform for developers to create customized management programs for small and medium-sized businesses.[Lees verder]

Yahoo activates smart mobile bookmarks
HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc, still fending off a $41 billion takeover bid by Microsoft Corp, unveiled a cell phone tool on Tuesday that lets users keep up with their favorite topics using dynamic bookmarks.[Lees verder]

Nokia opens online music store in Germany
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia opened on Monday its online music store in Germany, the second such store for the world’s largest cell phone maker, which plans to open the stores in nine more countries by mid-2008.[Lees verder]

Thai monks told to behave on networking Web sites
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai officials urged Buddhist monks on Tuesday to avoid using social networking Web sites to woo women after an advocacy group found some monks were doing just that.[Lees verder]

Mobile games industry eyes social networking, Nokia
HELSINKI (Reuters) – A boom in social networking and a new delivery platform from Nokia offer mobile video game publishers a boost after a slowdown in 2007.[Lees verder]