Friday, February 24, 2012 12:14:00 PM
Do you know if Google is tracking your Web activity? If you have a Google... Read More
Friday, February 24, 2012 8:14:00 AM
Ian Hickson, editor of the HTML standard, declares that a DRM Web video from Microsoft, Google, and Netflix would be unethical and ineffectual.
Microsoft, Google, and Netflix have proposed a standard for copy-protected Web video, but HTML... Read More
Thursday, February 23, 2012 7:47:00 AM
President promises privacy legislation and says Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and AOL are committed to working with Do Not Track technology in browsers.
The Obama administration plans to work with Congress to enact legislation to protect peoples' ... Read More
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 1:37:00 PM
When big companies fight, it's rarely the big companies themselves that take the biggest hit. At first glance, it looks like Apple really loves Twitter. The reality, however, is that it hates Facebook. It sure seems that way, at... Read More
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 8:55:00 AM
Vetting a service provider's capabilities when it comes to security is obviously a useful first step, particularly when confidential or critical data is in scope. However, sometimes the temptation is for organizations to view this as a "fire and... Read More
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12:50:00 PM
Google claimed it never meant to enable third-party cookies in Safari users' Web browsers. That outcome, it said, was an unforeseen result of a workaround it created to let Safari users use its +1 system. Meanwhile, the FTC began looking into... Read More
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 8:36:00 AM
The virtual pinboard site creates code that lets any Web site opt-out of being "pinned."
As Pinterest grows at break-neck speed, it has to iron out kinks along the way. One of the issues that's been floating around the Web recently is the... Read More
Monday, February 20, 2012 12:37:00 PM
Harvard University engineers have come up with a production technique inspired by pop-up books and origami, that allows clones of tiny robots to be mass-produced in sheets.
Pratheev Sreetharan and colleagues at the Harvard Microrobotics... Read More
Monday, February 20, 2012 9:53:00 AM
Can Android tablets match the iPad in usability? Yes, if they apply an important lesson from Apple. Comparing Apple's iPad 2 with Motorola's XyBoard and Amazon's Kindle Fire is fraught with peril. But here goes anyway.
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Sunday, February 19, 2012 12:18:00 PM
Latest Google Internet controversy highlights conflict between privacy protection and advertising demands.
When it comes to privacy, is the Googleplex speaking with one voice?
A new Google privacy controversy has revealed conflicting... Read More