Facebook bug results in emails sent to wrong users

A bug in its software resulted in some Facebook users receiving hundreds of e-mail messages meant for other users the social networking site said Friday.

“During our regular code push early Wednesday evening, a bug caused some misrouting to a small number of users for a short period of time,” a Facebook spokeswoman said in a statement.

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Android and iPhone owners use similar number of apps

The January 2010 Mobile Metrics Report from AdMob was released this week and it provides some interesting insights into consumer usage and attitudes across the Android, iPhone and webOS application platforms

The survey found that consumers on the Android and iPhone platforms continue to be actively engaged with applications.

Samsung HDTVs let you make phone calls

Samsung this week announced that its new Samsung LED 7000 and 8000 series models of HDTVs will feature embedded Skype software so Skype users can make video and voice calls through the TVs.

Day 15 Olympics: Men’s Hockey Semifinals

After last night’s big win by the Canadian women’s hockey team over Team USA, the Men’s hockey team return to the ice today to play the men’s second semi-final against Slovakia beginning at 3:30pm Pacific time.

Other highlights today include the men’s hockey first semi-final between the USA and Finland, women’s gold and bronze medal curling match-ups, men’s 500m short track speed skating final, men’s 5000m short track relay final and women’s 1000m short track speed skating final.

Delta Cable launches Video On Demand Service

Delta Cable, a division of Eastlink, has launched a Video On Demand service for customers in North Delta, Tsawwassen and Ladner.

iTunes reaches 10 Billion songs sold milestone

The iTunes store, now the biggest selling music retailer in North America, announced today that music fans have now purchased and downloaded over ten billion songs from the store in its almost seven year history.

The store, which opened on April 28, 2003, took almost three years to sell its first billion songs but is now selling a billion songs every four months.

Day 14 Olympics: Battle for women’s hockey gold

After last nights big win by the Canadian mens hockey team over Russia, the Canadian Women’s hockey team takes centre stage when they play for gold against the Americans beginning at 3:30pm PT.

Other highlights today in include the men’s and women’s curling semifinals, Women’s cross-country 4x5K relay classic/free, Women’s free skate and the Men’s aerials.

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