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You've been able to sign into third-party websites with your Google credentials for years, but now the company is broadening out the places that info can take you. On its Developer Blog, the outfit is talking up its new Identity Platform, a suite of developer tools that let others build "frictionl...

May 28th 2015 at 6:18pm 0 Comments
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We might be busy refilling our inkwells in preparation for CES 2011, but let's not forget that some of the CES 2010 exhibitors are still working feverishly on bringing their innovations to market. Copia is one such company, though in the time between its January debut and today it's had to abandon...

November 19th 2010 at 4:43am 0 Comments
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The Skype 5 beta might have already wowed us with its crazy 10-person videoconferencing, but apparently there's even more in the company's bag of new tricks. Sources intimate with the matter are reporting that Skype's planning on deploying Facebook Connect in the next version of its software -- mea...

September 29th 2010 at 6:07am 0 Comments
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Apple certainly took its sweet time releasing iTunes 10 yesterday, and we're beginning to think it's because the company was making a last-second change to its new Ping social-network-for-music: the removal of Facebook Connect for finding friends. Seriously -- although an option to find friends via...

September 2nd 2010 at 11:42am 0 Comments
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TechCrunch is reporting that iTunes will be integrating Facebook Connect "quite soon." Facebook Connect is an API that, among other things, allows developers to let users log into their site/app/system with their Facebook ID. The benefit for users is one ID across multiple sites and for developers i...

April 6th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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In July, BD-Live is going beyond the players when Warner Bros. includes a Facebook tie-in on the Watchmen: Director's Cut Blu-ray release. Probably not enough to turn around BD-Live's rep with this crowd, but others may be surprised to find community screening invites wedged between their Mafia Wars...

May 12th 2009 at 11:44pm 0 Comments