Archive for July 5, 2011

Facebook is set to launch a new video chat product that would be powered by Microsoft-owned Skype.

Facebook and Skype have been working together, including integration of various Facebook features into the Skype service. Facebook has over 750 million users, while Skype has 170 million. Skype has over 207 billion minutes of voice and video conversations in 2010.

Samsung sold more than 3 million units of its Galaxy S II smartphone since its debut in late April, and around 19 million smartphones in all during the past quarter.

“This milestone reflects the continued strong support from our carrier partners around the world who have chosen the GALAXY S II as their flagship Android device,” Samsung Mobile Communications Business President and Head JK Shin said.

Scammers have begun exploiting the launch of Google’s new Google+ social network, with a growing number of spam emails that imitate Google+ invitations, which instead directs users to a pharmaceutical website.

The invitation looks similar to the genuine Google+, However, clicking on the links will not take you to the new social network, but instead take you to a pharmacy website set up to sell the likes of Viagra, Cialis and Levitra to the unwary.