This Wired.Com story details how two businesses may have been affected by hacked Google Maps business listings.
A Vox article shows you how to better understand the Internet via forty maps. Some of the information is truly stunning, like who has the world’s best overall broadband speeds. http://www.vox.com/a/internet-maps#list-16
From Mark Yoshitake at GoogleBlog: Since its construction in 1889, more than 250 million people have visited Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower. The highest monument in the world for more than 40 years (today that title is held by Burj Khalifa in Dubai), the Eiffel Tower remains the most visited monument globally. But not everyone has been […]
Google plans to make public after seven days zero day exploits their researchers find on other company’s products. Proponents say that it is good that holes in software/programs should be brought to light so that the public is aware. Critics say that this will allow hackers to target exploits.
(Courtesy of www.computerhope.com) You don’t need the http:// portion of a web page When typing an Internet address you do not need to type “http://” or even “www” in the address. For example, if you wanted to visit “Computer Hope” you could just type computerhope.com and press Enter. To make things even quicker, if you’re […]
Today’s Tip of the Week concerns yesterday’s news that Google will be shutting down its popular Google Reader service in July. Google Reader is a RSS aggregator/news feeder that allows you to subscribe to various news information sites RSS feeds. For example, instead of having to go to the New York Times or The State, […]
From Ars Technica: Google has announced that Google Reader, its RSS aggregation system, will be turned off on July 1st. Citing years of declining usage, Reader is one of several victims of the advertising giant’s periodic “spring cleaning.” The Reader RSS platform had a popular Web front-end, and was also used to provide behind-the-scenes support […]
In this New York Times Article, Google notes on “Data Privacy Day” that a piece of paper has more protection under the Fourth Amendment than a recent email message. And it’s not just United States law where privacy is affected. A French court recently ruled that Twitter had to to identify people who had posted anti-Semitic […]
Many of you have heard of the “Google Car”, the car that drives itself based on Google’s computer program technology. The “Google Car” works but it faces legal and liability hurdles. This Verge article discusses those hurdles, including a class at Stanford Law on autonomous vehicles.