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Ilya Zhitomirskiy, a co-founder of the open-source social network, has died, according to a TechCrunch report.
Get ready for RIM's first-ever Super Bowl commercial.
Newly funded App.net may be in its infancy, but it's already attracting a slew of developers vexed by increasingly restrictive policies at the big social networks.
Alternative social network achieves crowd-funding goal after a last-minute push for pledges from new sponsors.
A Singaporean visual artist based in New York uses projected Skype video and creative photography to virtually reunite families -- like his own -- who are separated by distance.
Depression or stress among co-founders can kill a startup just as easily as poor market conditions or a bet on the wrong market.
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.
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.
Facebook has removed from its site a page calling for a Palestinian intifada, following a request from Israel's minister of public diplomacy. New pages, though, appear to have taken its place.