Flickr has been receiving some good press of late. Earlier this week it emerged that Yahoo!'s new CEO Marissa Mayer may or may not have joined Flickr but intends to make the photo sharing site a priority going forward - reportedly already doubling its development team. Now, Flickr has apparently aided the discovery of a new species of insect.
Building on the success of last summer's World IPv6 Day - when the world's largest internet companies took the next-generation internet protocol for a 24-hour test-drive - the Internet Society has scheduled its official, co-ordinated launch for June 6, 2012.
The Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA, has split the technology industry. Dell, Microsoft, MacAfee and others want it passed to protect their copyrights while Google, Yahoo!, Twitter, and Facebook believe it to be a threat to the free web. But just what is SOPA?
Facebook, Google, Yahoo!, Mozilla, LinkedIn, Twitter, eBay, AOL, and Zynga have jointly written to the House of Representatives' Committee on the Judiciary to "express concern" at the proposed SOPA bill.