Google warns users about potential unauthorized account access after spammers use back door at Plaxo, CNET has learned.
Two solid tools will clean up messy address books, but neither works well enough for this reviewer.
The chief systems architect at the contact management system tells CNET News.com about his vision of, in a sense, one social identity to rule them all.
The purchase price for Plaxo was previously misstated. The price is thought to fall in the $150 million to $170 million range.
The purchase of Plaxo, an address book management and social-networking service, helps Comcast create a unified social-media experience across its Internet, voice, and TV properties.
Everyone's still talking about Microsoft-Yahoo, but two large social media sites were also mentioned this week as possible acquisition targets.
What would you pay for 15 million users? $200 million, apparently.
A blog reports rumors that the contact management service has been bought, but very little supporting evidence is provided.
The contact management service has updated its downloadable client for the Mac operating system so that data from its Pulse social network appears in the system's offline Address Book software.
When a popular blogger revealed that Facebook had banned his account, the Web erupted in speculative chatter. But where should they really be pointing fingers?