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Submission + - Facebook to Challenge Google for Hosted Email (

Goffee71 writes: Not satisfied with dominating social networks, Facebook is now going after the major email services. On Monday, Facebook is holding a surprise launch event where it will unveil, what 95% of the tech press believes, will be a new email service to rival the likes of Gmail, Hotmail and others. The event will precede Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg's appearance at the Web 2.0 Summit where the news will go down like a lead balloon among the dominant email players.

Feed SXSW: All Apps Have Asperger's (

Keynote Kathy Sierra gives designers the antidote for apps that can't read faces, movement, tone or anything: Give users a way to express themselves. Plus: TV panel goes rogue. In Listening Post.

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