Ilya Zhitomirskiy, a co-founder of the open-source social network, has died, according to a TechCrunch report.
Four programmers have been raising money to build an open-source alternative to Facebook, and with Facebook's image under fire from both the press and the public, they've now raised an order of magnitude more than they intended to.
Diaspora, a new "anti-Facebook" open-source social network, responds to Facebook's privacy problems, but will struggle for users if it remains overly complex.
What happens when open-source companies get bought by proprietary companies?
The Diaspora open-source project has made public its first code. But if open-source code drops in a social-networking forest does it make a sound?
Alternative social network achieves crowd-funding goal after a last-minute push for pledges from new sponsors.
Crave's Michael Franco puzzles out a "Game of Thrones" question that's been nagging him for as long as winter's been coming. How many Targaryen dragons would one Stark dire wolf need to eat to survive?
Get ready for RIM's first-ever Super Bowl commercial.
Can Diaspora, an open-source social networking project developed by NYU students, justify the hype it's received? Maybe, but it'll be tough.
The social network has hobbled a Chrome extension that could move friends' contact information to Google+, but the programmer is working on a way around the restriction.