Daily Archives: September 15, 2011

Tim Bradshaw

Facebook’s privacy policy changes have been nudging people towards a more public persona for some time now. So it’s interesting that Facebook’s director of product engineering, Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, is focusing more on the personal and “real friends”. Read more

The trendy bar on the Kings Road in London is small, dark and full of serious young men in T-shirts and jeans. Every one of them is a technology entrepreneur planning to change the world.

And this evening, as they sip imported beer and shout snippets of conversation at each other, might be the moment they make that all-important connection – the funding, the idea, the partnership – that helps them realise the dream. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

Club Penguin, the Disney-owned social network for children, is to make its debut on mobile devices with the release of Puffle Launch for iOS, Mashable reports. Puffle Launch for iOS is a replica of an existing Club Penguin web game which is played by 150,000 children each day. Read more

Joseph Menn

Yahoo which is expected to lose its US display-advertising leadership this year to fast-growing Facebook, is trying to shore up its position by striking a mutual selling agreement with rivals Microsoft and AOL. Read more