News@5: Facebook Sues Teachbook, Digg Revamped & IBM

An IBM report has revealed that the number of vulnerabilities reported in the first half of this year rose by 36 per cent from last year. The report also showed that the majority of them still remain unpatched.

Facebook has promised users that will introduce a new and improved Facebook Chat feature next month. According to a post on the company blog, Facebook has made enormous progress in making Chat faster and more stable. The company has also claimed to have fixed a number of bugs.

Digg has rolled out a revamped version of its site, aiming to make the platform more social and personalised. According to a blog post made by Digg founder Kevin Rose, the Digg version 4 is a lot quicker, personalised and social centric than previous versions of the platform.

Facebook has filed a lawsuit against the teaching-oriented social media platform Teachbook for using the suffix '-book' in its name. Facebook has said that Teachbook is using the "fame and enormous goodwill of the Facebook trademark" for attracting members to the platform.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been cleared of rape following after a ruling by the Swedish Prosecution Authority. The rape charges have been formally dropped by the chief prosecutor Eva Finne, however, charges of molesting another woman remain intact.