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N.Y. attorney general tackles child porn on social networks

Andrew Cuomo, a frequent critic of safety on social networks like Facebook and MySpace, partners with them on a filtering tool to prevent child porn from being uploaded to their servers.

By June 17, 2010


Fotolog and the French

Another big social-networking deal, but we're talking about Web sites where a midget could hop over the barriers to entry with his eyes closed.

By August 27, 2007


Fotolog acquired for $90 million

Photo-sharing site, most popular overseas, bought by French company Hi-Media Group.

By August 27, 2007


Ad platform Lotame nets $13 million

The start-up, which analyzes discussions on social-networking sites to pick where clients should place their ads, is freshly funded in a round led by Emergence Capital Partners.

By August 19, 2008


Why old media is running scared of Google

That's a big reason behind of spate of old media-new media pairings in the last year. But is it a strategy that will be enough to restrain Google's growing appetite?

By May 16, 2008


The founder's dilemma: How to play the final sale

Critics say Jerry Yang and David Filo blew it by getting into 11th-hour negotiations directly with Steve Ballmer. But other company founders say the dynamics of the end game are more complicated than that.

By May 9, 2008


Gotham mayor tops blog's list of NY tech influencers

Billionaire politician Michael Bloomberg leads the Silicon Alley Insider's ranking of 100 New Yorkers from the media, finance, and entrepreneurship spheres.

By December 4, 2007


Marten Mickos' rules for disruption

Want to disrupt an industry? Here's how

By October 31, 2007