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Facebook’s Internet.org App Offers Free Internet Access To Users In Zambia
Thursday, July 31st, 2014THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Facebook launched a new app today that brings free Internet access to mobile users in Zambia. The Internet.org app, launched as an Android app, allows customers free, limited access to health, employment, and local information without...
Tech Companies Express Concern Over FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal
Friday, May 9th, 2014THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – More than 100 tech companies, including firms such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook, have expressed their disapproval with the FCC’s new net neutrality proposal. The plan, proposed by Chairman Tomorrow Wheeler, would allow Internet service provider...
Tech Companies To Notify Users Of Government Data Requests
Friday, May 2nd, 2014THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Some of the biggest technology companies are putting an end to complying with government requests concerning customer’s personal data by updating their policies. According to the Washington Post, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google will be changing...
CNN Falls Victim To An Attack By The Syrian Electronic Army
Friday, January 24th, 2014THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again, this time targeting national broadcaster CNN. According to CNN, multiple social media sites and blogs were hacked by the Syrian activist group on Thursday, including their main Facebook account,...
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Tech Firms Increase Efforts To Control More of the Internet’s Backbone
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Tech giants such as Google and Facebook are increasing efforts to control more of the internet’s “backbone,” causing tension with the telecom companies that run the Web, states a report from The Wall Street Journal. These...
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Facebook Takes Steps To Secure Users Following Adobe Breach
Thursday, November 14th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Following the October security breach of Adobe, social networking giant, Facebook, has taken precautionary steps to protect its users accounts. Facebook users who share the same password as their Adobe accounts are urged to change their...
Tech Giants Offer Bounties to ‘Friendly’ Hackers
Thursday, November 7th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Top tech providers Google, Microsoft, and Facebook have formed a partnership to offer financial rewards to users who can find security holes within their software. Via its website, the program HackerOne states that they reward “friendly...
Facebook Faces Errors During Network Maintenance
Monday, October 21st, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Top social site Facebook on Monday faced multiple technical glitches after performing what the company described as “network maintenance” on its system. According to an NBC News report, some users had issues logging into the site...
Facebook Pays the Price for Sponsored Stories
Thursday, August 29th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Facebook is having to dig deep in its pockets to pay users back for using their likeness in ads. 614 thousand Facebook members are set to receive $15 a piece after their names and pictures were...
Facebook Gets Chilly; Arctic Data Center Launched
Wednesday, June 12th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Facebook’s Luleå, Sweden data center is now up and running. The social network provider announced the move Wednesday, noting via a blog post that the facility was “now handling live traffic from around the world.” The...
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