updated 1:42 PM MDT, Jun 27, 2017

Facebook Tests Charging $1 to Send Messages

Facebook has begun testing a system for users to send messages to people outside their immediate circle of social contacts for a payment of $1, as the company continues to find new ways to capitalize on its popularity. The WSJ's Yun-Hee Kim has the story.

Facebook Inc. FB +2.55% said Thursday it has begun testing a system for users to send messages to people outside their immediate circle of social contacts for a payment of $1, as the company continues to find new ways to capitalize on its popularity.

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Apple ordered to pay damages to Samsung by Dutch court

Apple iPad and Galaxy Tab

 

Apple has been ordered to pay damages to rival Samsung Electronics by a court in the Netherlands.

The court said that Apple had infringed a patent held by Samsung relating to the way phones and tablet PCs connect to the internet.

Apple, which recently became the world's most valuable firm, has been facing various legal issues.

In a separate case, it was fined $2.3m (£1.5m) in Australia for its claims on 4G capabilities of the iPad.

And it is still not clear how much it may have to pay to Samsung in damages.

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  • Category: COMPUTERS

Windows Update Comes with Extras You May Not Want

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld Nov 7, 2010 3:50 pm

Microsoft last week began offering U.S. customers its free antivirus program via Windows' built-in update service, a move one major security firm said may be anticompetitive.

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