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5 steps to better home Hi-Fi

Is your audio or home-theatre set-up performing at its best? These simple tips will help you lift the fidelity of your music and movie experience.

5 Images By September 30, 2013


Former Facebook competitor Hi5 gets bought

Once a dominant social network along with Facebook and Myspace, the social gaming site has been acquired by Tagged for an undisclosed amount.

By December 14, 2011


Remember Friendster? Thought so

A decade ago, the social-networking world was a very different place than it is nowadays, with several contenders for the crown. Most didn't make it, but Facebook did.

By February 4, 2014


Hi5 to support Facebook games

The social network-turned-gaming site has modified its APIs so that applications built on Facebook's platform can be transported over with minimal developer muscle.

By March 2, 2010


Facebook colonization of the world progress report

Social network continues its conquest of the planet, taking over Brazil from Google in the last year, according to Vincenzo Cosenza's World Map of Social Networks. China and Russia remain the major populations resisting Facebook.

By June 10, 2012


Webware 100 winner: Hi5

Webware 100 winner: Hi5

By May 19, 2009


Zynga takes its first step toward a post-Facebook future

New initiatives, including a standalone gameplay site, give the social gaming company some independence from Facebook. But it's not cutting the cord just yet.

By March 1, 2012


Hi5 launches virtual-gift emporium

Much like Facebook's, the Hi5 gift shop allows members to give one another virtual items for a fee. A total of 36 gifts, many with a Latin American cultural bent, are available at launch.

By December 10, 2008


Hi5 translations go live

The social network is now available in several Spanish dialects as well as Danish, Slovakian, Hindi, and a number of others.

By October 2, 2008


What Hi5 Networks' PostgreSQL installation tells us about Web 2.0 and open source

Most Web 2.0 companies still think they need to go it alone on open-source IT. Hi5 just demonstrated why they're wrong.

By September 23, 2008