Tech news from around the web:
- Mark Zuckerberg’s fan page on Facebook appears to have been hacked, TechCrunch reports. A strange message appeared on the page on Tuesday and generated more than 1,800 likes and nearly 500 comments before Facebook took it down:
Let the hacking begin: If facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn’t Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way? Why not transform Facebook into a ‘social business’ the way Nobel Price winner Muhammad Yunus described it? http://bit.ly/fs6rT3 What do you think? #hackercup2011
- Sequoia Capital, the leading venture capital firm, has busted through the $1bn target it set for its latest fund, raising $1.3bn, says CNN Money.
- Mashable looks at plans by the New York Times to develop a Wikileaks-style system that would allow anonymous leakers submit large and confidential files directly to the newspaper.
- Google has purchased social voice start-up SayNow – best known for allowing celebrities to make conference-call type voice meetings with and collect voicemails from their fans – PaidContent reports. The move suggests that the search giant’s ambitions to create new voice applications will continue to grow.
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