h-online.com: Bill Richardson, a software engineer for Google, has detailed how to boot a conventional Linux distribution on the company's new Chromebook Pixel.
h-online.com: Badly chosen warning messages caused some consternation with Google recently as its Chrome browser began declaring supported Linux systems such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 obsolete.
lunduke.com: Google has decided, today, that RadicalBreeze.com contains malware. The only thing available from RadicalBreeze.com is Illumination Software Creator.
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computerworld.com: A security testing firm today said a recent report that named Google's Chrome as the most secured browser was flawed -- and part of a campaign by Google to undermine Mozilla's Firefox.
h-online.com: Google is a key ally for free software. And that means its growing series of mis-steps are extremely bad news, because they damage its credibility – and hence its ability to fight for things that are important for the free software world.
h-online.com: Google has announced that it is closing Google Code Search – the search engine which specifically crawls open source software – on 15 January, 2012. Google says that the closure is part of its current programme to focus on products that people "use two or three times a day".
noctslackv1.wordpress: Well, my experiment with G+ and social networking has come to its end tonight.
h-online.com: Google has discontinued its specialised Linux and BSD search pages. Users are instead now redirected to google.com/webhp, a standard search page.
goodbyemicrosoft.net: The lesson here is -- again! -- not to trust your data to the "cloud." Switch your mail away from gmail, and get your documents off Google Docs and on to your own PC.
theregister.co.uk: Google has open sourced a framework for realtime video and audio inside the browser. Known as WebRTC, the framework is based on technology the company acquired with its $68.2 million purchase of Global IP Solutions (GIPS) last year.
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russellhollander.com: Google is the dominant search engine in the world right now, as everyone on the Internet surely knows. However, there are things I don’t love about Google. They’re very good at profiling you and targeting ads to you.
There has been a lot of talking, lately, about Google’s Chrome OS. People didn’t take it too seriously initially; then, last week, Google started sending out demo netbooks which ran — hear hear — Google Chrome OS. Google Chrome OS is based on Google’s browser, Chrome — hence the name. The idea is that all you run on your laptop is your browser — that’s it. But this raises a lot of questions. In this article I propose a possibly interesting solution to Google’s issues, and how a possible (and not-so-painful) merge with Android should be possible.
Read the article at Freesoftware Magazine.