News@8pm: Facebook hacked and HTC tablet leaks

Plus: Samsung unveils four new Android handsets

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Social networking mogul Mark Zuckerberg fell victim to internet hackers on his own site after the Facebook creator's official fan page was taken over anonymously posting the notion of Facebook becoming a 'social business'. Taiwanese phone giants HTC are to launch two Facebook branded phones at MWC 2011 whilst Sony Ericsson Android phones will be equipped with a single Facebook sign on feature.


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Google's former CEO now executive chairman Eric Schmidt has signalled his intent to spend another decade at the internet search giant. Meanwhile, Google's Mobile OS Android are unsatisfied with the level of app sales but intend to address the situation with in-app payments.

HTC's Flyer tablet specs have made their way online thanks to a leak that suggests the Android 2.3 tablet will be available to those whose budget can't quite stretch to an iPad or Motorola Xoom. HP/Palms code named Opal and Topaz's real identities are yet to be decided with names such as TouchPad, TouchCanvas and DuoPad being mooted.

White Google Nexus S joins the iPhone 4 in the queue for whitening treatment with images of the face-lifted best seller circulating on the internet. Samsung has unveiled four new handsets ahead of MWC 2011 that will run on Google's Android 2.2, FroYo operating system as well as Samsung TouchWiz UI.