The social networking site says Yahoo products, including the photo-sharing site Flicker, are infringing on 10 of its patents. Facebook's legal action is a counter-claim to a suit filed by Yahoo last month, which also claims 10 patent infringements. The pending court battle is a distraction for Facebook as it prepares to go public — a move that could see the company valued at up to $100 billion.
Telemundo announced that its telenovelaEl Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies) will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
The Washington Post reports that the agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world. One official told the newspaper the NSA is getting vast volumes of location data by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks globally.
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