Daily Archives: June 3, 2010

Chris Nuttall

Microsoft is previewing its “first major upgrade for Windows 7″ – a downloadable suite of programs called Windows Live Essentials.

Elements of the suite, such as Photo Gallery and Movie Maker, will be familiar to users and, while a number of features have been added, the upgrade seems neither major nor essential. 

Joseph Menn

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg declined an opportunity on Wednesday to apologise for his company’s abrupt privacy changes and said Facebook would continue to lead a drive toward increased personalisation of other websites and applications.

During an onstage interview at the D: All Things Digital conference, a week after Facebook reversed some policies that had been spreading Facebook user information on the Web, Mr Zuckerberg said that the company had learned from the feedback but would make future changes without users actively choosing to participate.