As Google focuses more on services like Google+, it will shutter the decade-old social network, popular mostly in Brazil.
Social networking use in India--one of the Google-owned Orkut's strongholds--is now slightly dominated by Facebook.
Google Talk is finally getting a feature it's been missing since launch: file transfers. The feature could even be making it to Gmail soon.
Spam message on Orkut is disguised as an official e-mail from the social-networking site, but the links in the message lead to Trojans, Websense says.
A new survey shows that more software developers in India are choosing Orkut over Facebook and MySpace.
Plenty of social networks are rolling out OpenSocial-compatible developer platforms, but Orkut's is of particular interest because Google owns it.
Engineers for the developer project say it will go through a four-week test period on select applications before launching on Google's social network.
A Google bigwig again doused speculation the company may challenge Facebook--but this idea may get revived.
Worm creates scrapbook entries on Orkut profiles and then propagates to friends on the network.
News Corp.-owned social network launches another localized site, this one a Portuguese-language version for a Brazilian audience.