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FTC clears Facebook's WhatsApp deal, but warns on data collection

The FTC opened the way for Facebook to complete its WhatsApp acquisition, but urged caution in how they deal with user data. And if they don't...

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Why more businesses are unfriending Facebook

Eat24 isn't the only one. Other businesses that advertise on Facebook show signs of growing frustration.

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Facebook faces class action suit in Canada over interception of private messages

The social networking company is alleged to have intercepted private messages to harvest data.

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

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No more in-app chat: Facebook moving messages to Messenger

Users will have to install Facebook’s separate Messenger app to keep the conversation going.

on techhive.com

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Shareholders slam Facebook over 'incongruent' PAC contributions on gay rights, online piracy

Contributions have gone to politicians who have opposed gay rights issues, shareholders say

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Twitter’s radical redesign looks a lot like Facebook

The social network needs to jump-start its growth, and hopes a familiar look will help.

on techhive.com

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Oculus VR's John Carmack takes to the Internet, defends deal with Facebook

Was it only a matter of time before a large company scooped up Oculus VR? According to the company's CTO, the answer is yes.

Wearables, projectables, Office for iPad, and Oculus

Office comes to iPad, but does it matter? Also, the future of wearables and projectables, and Facebook buys a nice pair of VR glasses.

on techhive.com

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Internet via lasers, drones: How Zuckerberg will bring the 'Net to all

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg introduces the Connectivity Lab, which will develop the tech to bring the Internet (and Facebook) to the rest of the world.