Microsoft in talks to invest in Facebook: report

Microsoft in talks to invest in Facebook: report
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is talking to Facebook about buying a minority stake in the fast-growing online social network that could value the company at $10 billion or more, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Monday.[Lees verder]

Global web privacy rules needed in 5 years: Google
OTTAWA (Reuters) – National regulators need to agree on a basic set of global privacy protections for the Internet within the next five years, a senior official with web searcher Google said on Monday.[Lees verder]

NY subpoenas Facebook over safety from predators
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said on Monday his office has subpoenaed Facebook, accusing the social networking site of not keeping young users safe from sexual predators and not responding to user complaints.[Lees verder]

Google eyes Canada rollout of discreet Street View
OTTAWA (Reuters) – Google Inc is considering a Canadian launch of its Street View map feature, which offers street-level close-ups of city centers, but would blur people’s faces and vehicle license plates to respect tougher Canadian privacy laws, the Web search firm said on Monday.[Lees verder]

News Corp’s Fox to launch free MySpace mobile
NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp’s Fox Interactive Media said on Monday it plans to launch advertising-supported versions of its popular Internet social network MySpace and other properties for free on cell phones.[Lees verder]

Revenue Science offers behavioral ads in Japan
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Privately held Revenue Science will offer behaviorally targeted advertising services on Internet-browsing cell phones in Japan, entering a new field for sending commercials based on a consumer’s Web habits.[Lees verder]

FBI probes alleged Homeland Security data breaches
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is investigating allegations that foreign hackers repeatedly attacked dozens of computers at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), two Democratic lawmakers and an aide said on Monday.[Lees verder]

Facebook subpoenaed over user safety
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said on Monday his office is investigating Facebook, accusing the social networking site of not keeping young users safe from sexual predators and not responding to user complaints.[Lees verder]

Sanoma unit gets early Web access to Disney shows
HELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) – Walt Disney’s international television arm said on Monday it would let viewers of Finnish commercial broadcaster Nelonen pay to watch hit shows on the Internet four days after their U.S. release.[Lees verder]

Ad-funded mobile operator launches
LONDON (Reuters) – Blyk, the world’s first fully advertising-funded mobile telecoms operator, launched in Britain on Monday in what is seen as a major test of the potential of advertising on mobile phones.[Lees verder]

Microsoft in talks to invest in Facebook: report
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is talking to Facebook about buying a minority stake in the fast-growing online social network that could value the company at $10 billion or more, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Monday.[Lees verder]

Global web privacy rules needed in 5 years: Google
OTTAWA (Reuters) – National regulators need to agree on a basic set of global privacy protections for the Internet within the next five years, a senior official with web searcher Google said on Monday.[Lees verder]

NY subpoenas Facebook over safety from predators
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said on Monday his office has subpoenaed Facebook, accusing the social networking site of not keeping young users safe from sexual predators and not responding to user complaints.[Lees verder]

Google eyes Canada rollout of discreet Street View
OTTAWA (Reuters) – Google Inc is considering a Canadian launch of its Street View map feature, which offers street-level close-ups of city centers, but would blur people’s faces and vehicle license plates to respect tougher Canadian privacy laws, the Web search firm said on Monday.[Lees verder]

News Corp’s Fox to launch free MySpace mobile
NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp’s Fox Interactive Media said on Monday it plans to launch advertising-supported versions of its popular Internet social network MySpace and other properties for free on cell phones.[Lees verder]

Revenue Science offers behavioral ads in Japan
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Privately held Revenue Science will offer behaviorally targeted advertising services on Internet-browsing cell phones in Japan, entering a new field for sending commercials based on a consumer’s Web habits.[Lees verder]

FBI probes alleged Homeland Security data breaches
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is investigating allegations that foreign hackers repeatedly attacked dozens of computers at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), two Democratic lawmakers and an aide said on Monday.[Lees verder]

Facebook subpoenaed over user safety
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said on Monday his office is investigating Facebook, accusing the social networking site of not keeping young users safe from sexual predators and not responding to user complaints.[Lees verder]

Sanoma unit gets early Web access to Disney shows
HELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) – Walt Disney’s international television arm said on Monday it would let viewers of Finnish commercial broadcaster Nelonen pay to watch hit shows on the Internet four days after their U.S. release.[Lees verder]

Ad-funded mobile operator launches
LONDON (Reuters) – Blyk, the world’s first fully advertising-funded mobile telecoms operator, launched in Britain on Monday in what is seen as a major test of the potential of advertising on mobile phones.[Lees verder]