Mark Zuckerberg Facebook fan page hack: who was behind it? (The Guardian)
There are some clues left by the person who hacked Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook fan page on Wikipedia – but what do they add up to? Charles Arthur investigates.
Complete Internet blackout in Egypt (ReadWriteWeb)
After blocking Twitter on Tuesday and, intermittently, Facebook and Google on Wednesday, the Egyptian government has upped the ante, throwing a complete Internet access block across the whole of the country.
What if Google is just a one-trick pony? (GigaOm)
Google justified its CEO swap by saying the company needed to become more flexible. But what if the search giant’s biggest problem isn’t a lack of flexibility, but a fundamental inability to create new lines of business? What if it’s just a gargantuan one-trick pony?
I, for one, welcome our new Android forking overlords (RedMonk)
Analyst James Governor looks at forking: "It enables innovation through fast iteration and cross fertilisation of technology and ideas. Forking allows for a biological metaphor for systems design," he says.
The fallacy of architecting behavioural change with social technologies (Forrester)
Social networking is hot, and it’s smart to think about how your organization might use it to generate benefit equal to the market hype, says Randy Heffner.