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Facebook Acquires SportStream To Increase Sports Chatter By Providing News Outlets With Cleaner Dataview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook wants more users talking about sports on it instead of Twitter, so today it announced the acquisition of SportStream, a startup that analyzes social media mentions of sports and provides clean data access to news outlets and teams. (IT news)

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PayPal Is Buying StackMob For Christmasview story

http://techcrunch.com – [Update: PayPal is buying StackMob. Original post follows.] Mobile backend service provider StackMob is being acquired in a deal expected to be announced soon, according to multiple TechCrunch sources. (IT news)

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Win Free Linux Loot: Who Said This?view story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – The Linux Foundation today is premiering its end-of-year video, Linux 2013: Changing the World One Line of Code at a Time. It was a phenomenal year of growth for Linux. It is the fastest-growing operating system in the enterprise where it’s supporting the latest advancements in cloud computing, big data, storage, power and more. (General)

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Move Fast And Break Our Comments Sectionview story

http://techcrunch.com – You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. We’ve been on Livefyre comments for a little under a year now and while we weren’t the biggest fans of Facebook Comments* while we were using them, we’ve since realized that there is no perfect solution for commenting. And Facebook Comments, as troubled as they can be, are actually not that bad. (IT news)

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What is the best way to send custom objects to an Android serviceview story

http://stackoverflow.com – Here is my scenario: My android service should act like a caching service for several applications when a network connection is broken. Each application simply post something to a website. (HowTos)

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“Dislike” emoticon released for Facebook Messengerview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The “like” button on Facebook has become an icon for social media, and obviously for Facebook. However, there comes the times where a “dislike” button is needed… but it has never existed… until now… almost. While an actual “dislike” button still isn’t available, there is now a “dislike” sticker for Messenger. (IT news)

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Google’s Top 2013 Search Terms In Asia Hint At Online Trends That Might Go Globalview story

http://techcrunch.com – 2013 might be remembered as the year Asian companies started making an undeniable impact on consumer Internet habits around the world. (IT news)

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Facebook Confirms Autoplaying Video Trial For Ads In Newsfeedview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook is indeed rolling out autoplaying videos for ad units in your News Feed on both mobile and desktop, something the Wall Street Journal pegged for arrival just a little while before it was made official. (IT news)

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Browser pages won't load Chrome and Firefox after Java SDK installview story

http://superuser.com – For weeks now, Facebook doesn't load properly. Just texts flushed to the left of the screen. Recently, it loaded well. Then back to overlapping texts. Forbes.com doesn't load. Youtube videos don't load either. (HowTos)

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Ninja Kingdom Asking to update my flash but it's updated?view story

http://askubuntu.com – https://apps.facebook.com/ninjakingdom/?fb_source=canvas_bookmark So is there a workaround to this? (HowTos)