• Facebook, Google, Zynga Asking Courts to Reject Abstract Patents

    Facebook, Google, Zynga Asking Courts to Reject Abstract Patents

    In a move that could change the software world as we know it – likely for the better – power players Facebook, Google and Zynga Games and four other tech companies have asked the courts to reject lawsuits based on patents for vague concepts that don’t outline specific applications.  The companies’ amicus brief says that
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  • Facebook, Zynga put limits on friendship

    Facebook, Zynga put limits on friendship

    Zynga and Facebook are trying to put a few limits on their friendship as the two have decided to revise the five-year agreement inked in late 2010

  • Are Social Games Losing Their Lustre?

    Are Social Games Losing Their Lustre?

    Social gaming is now a multi-billion dollar industry expected to pull in $14.2 billion by 2015, analysts say.  Yet developers in this space are finding it harder and harder to get their slice of those billions ($6.1B this year).  Growing pains are hitting the social gaming industry hard. King of the game gang is Zynga,
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  • Zoho Launches Zoho DB, Beats Others To The Game

    Zoho Launches Zoho DB, Beats Others To The Game

    Zoho, the company behind the concept of Web Office, has added another feather to its cap with the launch of its latest product product Zoho DB. Zoho DB is an online database and reports application and is pitched as online and powerful version of Microsoft Office. The service piles onto Zoho’s other offerings — Spreadsheets
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  • Fmail: Access Gmail from Your Facebook Account

    Fmail: Access Gmail from Your Facebook Account

    Great news for Gmail and Facebook lovers! Fmail, a new Facebook app developed by MIT developers Courtland Allen & Aarson Rosado, lets you access Gmail from right within your Facebook account. Built on Gmail lite, Fmail allows users to access almost all the features of Gmail and displays messages in an iFrame. Overall, it has
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  • MyPunchBowl Receives More Funding

    MyPunchBowl Receives More Funding

    The party and event planning startup, MyPunchBowl, announced today that they received a seed round of funding lead by Intel Capital with participation from eCoast Angels. Additional investors include angel investors in Silicon Valley and Boston. The terms of the financing were not disclosed. MyPunchBowl was launched in Janurary 2007 after the founders became frustrated
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