The Winklevoss twins Tyler and Cameron, collectively known as Winklevii, are trying their hand at social networking once more, and Mark Zuckerberg is nowhere in sight. Have this pair of multi-millionaires finally moved on from Facebook?
It looks as though Spotify is finally about to roll out a browser-based version of the service, but don’t expect price cuts to accompany this move to the Web.
Unlike a lot of Google’s doodles that are interesting homages to inventors, painters, and important events, today’s doodle commemorates the 46th anniversary of the original Star Trek. Unlike most doodles that have limited movement or interactivity, this doodle is very engaging.
Pogoplug is pairing up with Amazon to offer not only its own storage devices but also online archival storage. That means that your information will be accessible even if your hard drive dies, gets a nasty virus, or you just upgrade your computer. They are also offering family plans that come with a free Pogoplug device to get you started.
I’m not sure Clint Eastwood has even ever been online before, but he’s now succeeded in going viral and kick-starting several memes after his RNC speech.
Whatever you think of App.net, I Have 50 Dollars should give you a laugh.
People wanting premium TV services have often had to choose between cable and satellite. Now Dish Network thinks that choice should apply in the broadband market as well.
Google has started rolling out vanity URLs to the biggest celebrities and brands currently using its Google+ social network. Whether us mere mortals will also be afforded the pleasure of being ourselves rather than a random series of numbers remains to be seen.
As with Pirate Bay, it may always be too early to declare filesharing site Demonoid completely deal. But the site is currently unavailable and its operators have suffered three significant blows.
And the award for ‘Best Idea Of The Year’ goes to Early Flicker, a company trying to trademark the logo and slogan used by Anonymous.
Gogo’s WiFi service lets you use your WiFi enabled devices while flying between destinations (remember: You can’t use devices on the runway). For those who can’t be parted from the internet, this is a very useful service that is about to be upgraded, at least on United’s premium flights.
We’ve long heard complaints of broadband customers not getting the speeds they’ve paid for. But now, if the Federal Communications Commission is to be believed, most internet providers are meeting or even exceeding their advertised speeds.
Google+ has overtaken Facebook. Unfortunately only in terms of customer satisfaction. Not that that’s unimportant, but more users and more of everything else would be preferable.
Microsoft is no longer a part of MSNBC.com, a website it set up with NBC in 1996. NBC now owns the property entirely.
Google is reported to have agreed to pay $22.5 million to settle claims that it broke promises about respecting consumer privacy. The fine would be the highest ever paid to the Federal Trade Commission.
On Monday July 9 many of the computers still infected by the DNSChanger trojan horse malware will be disconnected from the Internet. Be warned, online blackouts are never fun.
Google, the company that gave us Googling, Chrome, Android, and augmented reality glasses, has now built a 1,000 computer based neural network. That neural network was able to figure out what a cat looks like from YouTube videos.