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Facebook says no sign recent hack spread to other apps

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has said hackers who stole digital keys to tens of millions of accounts appear not to have tampered with third-party apps linked to the social network. Facebook engineers analyzed logs of outside applications and found no sign of trouble, according to product management vice president Guy Rosen. "That investigation has so far found no evidence that the attackers accessed any apps using Facebook Login," Rosen said in a blog post. Facebook revealed on Friday that up to 50 million accounts were…

IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service to allow businesses build apps

NEW YORK: International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation. The US technology company said on Monday its new product called IBM Blockchain was the first service for developers to build enterprise-grade technology using Hyperledger Fabric, the first code set to be released by the open source group. The Fabric blockchain can process more than 1,000…

Watch Facebook videos on TV with this new app

CALIFORNIA: Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network's users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen. The app will roll out soon from app stores for Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV and Amazon Fire TV, the company said in a blogpost on Tuesday. The blogpost also said users can scroll through their news feed and simultaneously watch videos on their timeline. Sound also fades in and out as one scrolls through videos in news feed now. Videos in news feed have previously played silently —…