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How entertainers are using Facebook applications to their advantage

Plus, Microsoft to acquire Kidaro and Firefox 3's latest beta release

Mar. 13, 2008
This one goes out to the one I poke
IT World Canada
Sharky writes about Facebook’s latest application, iLike, and who’s using it.

“It’s a sign of the times. REM plans to release its upcoming album on Facebook using the iLike application.We’re not sure what’s the major news item here – the fact the REM is using Facebook to launch an album, or the fact that the 27-year-old band is still making music.”

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Microsoft buys virtualization firm Kidaro – our source say the price tag was $100 million
Valleywag
Jordan Golson writes about Microsoft’s latest acquisition agreement to purchase Kidaro.

“Virtualization is big business and Kidaro has a great product for corporations which should fit in well with Microsoft’s big business strategies.”

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Mozilla reaches stage 4 of Firefox 3 beta endurance test
The Register
Mozilla’s fourth beta release of Firefox 3 is now available and Austin Modine looks at some of the latest improvements.

“The browser’s latest build boasts several improvements over previous beta releases, including a speed boost, full-page zoom, a revamped download manager, tighter OS integration, and the plugging of Firefox’s rather irksome memory leaks. Perhaps the most noticeable advancement user-side is performance.”

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