- Bringing self-driving cars to NASCAR
- Begin your quest with Google Maps 8-bit for NES
- Google celebrated with Google doodle
- Is it time for Microsoft to relinquish the Evil Empire crown to Google?
- Google Chrome Growth Levels Off as IE Rebounds
- Google is killing Free Software
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.
- It's Not A Linux Laptop
- Five Reasons why Google's Linux Chromebook is a Windows killer
- Chromebook: web applications put to the test
- Why Google Chrome OS is Crucial for the Linux Desktop
- Samsung Chromebook: 12 things you need to know
linuxinsider.com: When a corporation like Google controls the release of open source code like Android, what responsibility, if any, does that company have to the greater FOSS community?
- How big is Google, really?
- Is Google Marketing Linux-BSD?
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.
- FBI brass ask Google, Facebook to expand wiretaps
- The rise of Google - should we be worried?
- Now Hotpot? Google Probes Have Got to Stop
pcmag.com: Google imagine search and page preview mode are omens to the beginning of the end, trust me.
googleblog.blogspot: We’ve spent the past several months looking at how to strengthen our internal privacy and security practices, as well as talking to external regulators globally about possible improvements to our policies. Here’s a summary of the changes we’re now making.