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New chips don't deliver, Facebook says

The latest generations of server processors from Intel and Advanced Micro Devices don't deliver the promised gains in performance, according to the head of technical operations at Facebook, a massive consumer of servers.

Study: Top CEOs still shunning Twitter, Facebook

CEOs at the top companies in the U.S. are dramatically disconnected from the social networking phenomenon, according to a research report released this week by, an online news and discussion site that focuses on CEOs at major companies.

Jive, SAP partner on 'social BI'

SAP and enterprise social-networking vendor Jive said Tuesday they have formed an agreement that will see SAP's BusinessObjects BI OnDemand software integrated with Jive's community and collaboration platform.

Facebook gets $200M cash infusion

Facebook, whose dizzying growth in recent years has been rumored to put a growing strain on its finances, has sold a stake to investment firm Digital Sky Technologies (DST) for US$200 million.

Craigslist discontinues erotic services advertisements

Online-classifieds site Craigslist said on Wednesday that it will remove the "erotic services" category of advertisements from its U.S. Web site in a week, after the site was criticized by law enforcement agencies as providing a forum for prostitution and other illegal activities.

MySpace CEO to step down

Chris DeWolfe will hand over his CEO title at MySpace, whose growth has stagnated over the past year while the popularity of rival Facebook booms.

New Twitter worm targets celebrities

A worm referencing celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Oprah Winfrey is rapidly spreading across microblogging site Twitter, security firm Sophos said on Friday.

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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