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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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A More Wiretap-Friendly Web?
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The U.S. government is hoping to make key internet services such as Google and Facebook more wiretap-friendly. According to a Washington Post report on Sunday, a government task force is helping craft legislation that would see...
Facebook Constructing Data Center in Iowa
Friday, April 26th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Top social networking provider Facebook on Monday announced its intention to build a data center in Altoona, Iowa – marking the company’s fourth. Facebook currently maintains facilities in Oregon, North Carolina and Sweden. “In the coming...
When Hybrid Clouds Meets Big Data
Monday, April 8th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Big data can refer to any large amount of data in any form. It could be data that is somewhat structured in a more traditional database sense, or it could be a completely unstructured collection of files. Regardless of the...
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Facebook Rolling Out News Feed Overhaul
Thursday, March 7th, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Social giant Facebook on Thursday was expected to roll out a fresh new design for its News Feed – the primary screen users receive when logging in that displays such things as friend status updates, photo...
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Facebook Invests in Ads with Atlas Buy
Friday, March 1st, 2013THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Following a high profile buy of Instagram last year, Facebook on Thursday continued expanding its portfolio, announcing that it would acquire Microsoft’s Atlas Advertiser Suite. The social network, meanwhile, explained the reasoning behind the bid in...
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