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Internet Explorer market share hits a new low of 60%

by: Bradley Wint – May 4th, 2010 – 1:24 am – 0 Comments

As more and more browsers pop up, Internet Explorer continues to suffer. At the end of April 2010, Net Applications stats showed that IE fell below 60%, landing at around 59.95% coming from about 68% this time last year. It’s…

Google invests heavily in Wind Energy

by: Bradley Wint – May 3rd, 2010 – 10:15 pm – 0 Comments

Yes, the search engine giant has invested $38.8 million into two large windfarms, churning out 169.5 megawatts of power which is enough to power 55,000 homes. The two farms were developed by NextEra Technology and is located in the North…

Google password system may not be as secure as we think

by: Bradley Wint – April 20th, 2010 – 11:04 am – 0 Comments

An insider at Google has released information that the Chinese hackers responsible for breaching their systems in December 2009 may have gotten more information than Google thinks, and analysts believe more holes may be present in the system. One of…

Google releases official Buzz widget

by: Bradley Wint – April 13th, 2010 – 5:42 pm – 0 Comments

It took Google long enough but they have finally released an official interactive Google Buzz widget. Initially when Google released Buzz, they did not have any widget customization leading sites like Mashable and TechCrunch to make their own. They used…

Microsoft accuses Google of stealing user privacy with shoddy presentation

by: Bradley Wint – April 5th, 2010 – 6:10 pm – 3 Comments

According to a video report by Microsoft’s TechNet Edge blog, they claim that Google uses Chrome to gather data about its users. The video is mainly used to demonstrate the safety and privacy Internet Explorer 8 offers for its users….

Analyst says Apple may build search engine for iPhone users

by: Bradley Wint – April 5th, 2010 – 10:57 am – 0 Comments

According to a report by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, there is a 70% chance that Apple may develop a search engine for its iPhone users within the next 5 years. Why? Munster says that with Google currently being the…

Chrome un-hackable by Pwn2Own hackers

by: Bradley Wint – March 30th, 2010 – 1:55 pm – 0 Comments

At the recently held Pwn2Own hacking convention, Google Chrome was the only major browser to stand up to the 3 days of brutal hacking attempts by professionals from across the nation. At Pwn2Own, hackers and other pros are paid prizes…

Google, Obama at “war” with Aussie gov’t over Internet filtering policy

by: Bradley Wint – March 30th, 2010 – 1:25 am – 1 Comment

If you thought China was the only country doing heavy Internet traffic filtering, well they are not the only ones. The Australian government has announced that they will be forcing ISPs within their country to start filtering undesirable content such…

China strikes back at Google by blocking Honk Kong search site

by: Bradley Wint – March 25th, 2010 – 2:35 pm – 0 Comments

The feud between Google and China has not stopped. After Google announced redirecting Chinese traffic to its Honk Kong servers, China struck back by forcing all Chinese ISPs to block the google.com.hk URL. Google has basically screwed themselves over by…

Google officially shuts down google.cn domain

by: Bradley Wint – March 23rd, 2010 – 5:43 pm – 0 Comments

Google has confirmed the rumors by officially shutting down the google.cn domain, and pointing it to google.com.hk. After long talks with the Chinese government, they feel that censorship of searches is not the way to go, since to boys at…

Google may cease Chinese operations on April 10th

by: Bradley Wint – March 20th, 2010 – 2:09 am – 0 Comments

In a report by China Business News, Google may pack up its Chinese operations by April 10th 2009. This means that they most likely pull their www.google.cn domain down and shut down some of its physical operations in China. Back…