Blog Archives

Chrome 36

Security Updates for this month.  Chrome will automatically update itself.

Make sure to pay your registrar, Sony’s DNS problems

Sony forgot to pay the yearly fee for the domain that holds their DNS servers.

Bing, Google and the right to be forgotten

Users of Google and Bing can ask to have their information excluded from search results.  How do they guarantee the identity of the requester?

Apple to pay as much as $450m to cover e-book price fixing

Still denies any “price fixing.”

US House approves ban on Internet access taxes

No state, federal, or local taxes on Internet access.

USA: “All ur data belong to us”

“In essence, President Barack Obama’s administration claims that any company with operations in the United States must comply with valid warrants for data, even if the content is stored overseas. It’s a position Microsoft and companies like Apple say is wrong, arguing that the enforcement of US law stops at the border.”

Microsoft, “Use weak passwords for non-important sites.”

It’s too difficult for the average person to have strong passwords for all sites.

Google’s Project Zero to fight “evil” on the Internet

A new team to improve “security” on the Internet.

Google’s Sugar Sensing Contact Lenses

Working with Novartis.

Google+ no longer requires “real names”

Three years and an apology later.