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iOS phone phlaw can reveal anonymous social media users

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 03:03
5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup iThing Users can be identified, images of their faces captured and their phones forced to call numbers thanks to coding scheme affecting Facebook, Google, and Twitter among other sites and services, security researchers say. Attackers and pranksters can force iOS coding schemes to send an SMS or an instant message through Facebook, Google Plus or GMail which, when opened, made the victims phone place a call without…

Why Android’s mobile web usage growth is important for Google

Monday, 01 September 2014 08:47
Analyzing the key trends for mobile phone companies in 2Q14 (Part 3 of 15) (Continued from Part 2) Mobile web growth is important for Google In the previous part of this series, we discussed how Google’s (GOOGL) Android surpassed Apple’s (AAPL) iOS in terms of mobile web usage after making rapid strides in the last year or so. Here, we’ll discuss why this growth is important for Google. Mobile web growth helps Google in two…

Phone Carriers Call for EU Rules to Hit Facebook and Google

Monday, 01 September 2014 08:47
Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) and Telefonica SA (TEF) used a technology conference in Spain today to call for the European Union to focus less on new rules for phone companies and more on Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. (GOOG) to reduce their dominance. The carriers are battling so-called network neutrality proposals, championed by Internet companies, that they say will hurt business and discourage new products such as driverless cars.

Phone Carriers Call for More EU Rules to Hit Facebook, Google

Monday, 01 September 2014 06:46
Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) and Telefonica SA (TEF) used a technology conference in Spain today to call for the European Union to focus less on new rules for phone companies and more on Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. (GOOG) to reduce their dominance. The carriers are battling so-called network neutrality proposals, championed by Internet companies, that they say will hurt business and discourage new products such as driverless cars.

Twinkling star in cyber skies in Puducherry

Saturday, 30 August 2014 00:53
Leading cyber companies such as Google, Facebook, Paypal, Yahoo test their websites using a skilled security team before making them live. Anand Meyyappan, an M.Tech information security student in the Pondicherry Engineering College, has turned into a new star of sorts in the cyber world after he spotted and fixed bugs in leading websites and applications of giants such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo. Leading cyber companies such as Google, Facebook, Paypal, Yahoo test their…

Google levanta el vuelo con proyecto de drones repartidores

Friday, 29 August 2014 16:33
View photo. Google Google está trabajando en un sistema de reparto llamado Project Wing, que va a utilizar drones (vehículos no tripulados) para llevar bienes y productos a las personas. El gigante de las búsquedas ha estado desarrollando el servicio durante dos años, y es el último proyecto anunciado por Google X, la división que trabaja en los proyectos más ambiciosos de Google. Otras iniciativas de Google X incluyen los autos autónomos y las gafas…

SearchCap: Google Author Rank Lives, Facebook Mobile Search & In-App Search Engine

Friday, 29 August 2014 15:31
Search In Pics: Google Coffee Lab, Android Ice Bucket Challenge & Public Urination Fines Via YouTube In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Google Coffee Lab: Source: Google+ Google Irvine Office Views: Source: Google+ Googleville: Source: Google+ Czech Republic […]

In-App Search: Great Idea, Not So Great Experience

Friday, 29 August 2014 11:27
Google, Facebook and others are trying to bring the world of internet-style “deep linking” to apps. Google is indexing in-app links from Android in a bid to keep search relevant in a mobile world now dominated by apps. Facebook recently touted gains that its open-source App Link program has made. Now an independent search app called, appropriately, “In-App Search” is trying to be a search engine for apps. Discussed first by TechCrunch yesterday the app-searching…

Google vs Amazon: The dawn of the great ad war

Friday, 29 August 2014 04:22
Sir Francis Bacon said, "Knowledge is power", but then he lived in 16th century Britain and we are living in digital times, where knowledge has given up its spot to information and dusty scrolls in libraries have given way to servers storing much more information. We give out our personal information voluntarily to entities such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc. In exchange, they make us feel advanced, developed and to take that one-step further, they…

Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Thursday, 28 August 2014 20:14
View photo.Google's working on a drone-based delivery system Google Google is working on a delivery system called Project Wing that will use what it's calling "self-flying" drones to bring goods to people. The search giant has been working on the service for two years, and it is the latest project announced by Google X, the division of the company that works on Google's most ambitious projects. Other X initiatives include self-driving cars and the connected…
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