Courtesy of, here’s a quick rundown of the latest technology news in Silicon Valley.

— The Federal Government has ordered Google and the Internet service provider to turn over account information for hacker Jacob Applebaum. Investigators are interested in his alleged involvement with Wikileaks.

— A frustrated Google engineer calls Google+ “a pathetic afterthought,” among other things.

Walmart and Facebook have announced a partnership to allow for greater customer interaction. The real question: Does this mean someone’s grandfather will now welcome you to Facebook?

— What are they saying about you? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that 45 percent of the top 185 websites in the United States relay their users information to at least four different external websites.

Apple servers are reportedly down after OS updates broke the back of server infrastructure. Where is Siri when you need it?