Posts tagged Google

Google’s new privacy change affects 85% of iPhone users

According to this article on Quartz, “What Google really wants is for everybody to be signed in to their Google accounts all the time.”   Continue reading »

IDG: 5 Ways to Make Your Enterprise Storage Easy to Scale

mobile malware, Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud In this issue you’ll find out how to make your data storage easier to scale and how to avoid legacy storage vendors. Plus, get an overview of BlackBerry 10 security — 10 Steps to Mobile Recovery ; Protection for Every Enterprise ; Virtual Radiologic and 5 Ways to Make Storage Easy to Scale

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IDG: Fraud, Theft and Sheep in CyberSpace

mobile malware, Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud Thursday 8 August 1963 saw one of the most famous thefts in British history – the Great Train Robbery. 50 years later, and while the medium might have changed, the principle is the same – on 21 November Sheep Marketplace reported the theft of 5,400 bitcoins – £3.3m at current exchange rates. This week we look at online theft and fraud; the Global Fraud report, our own investigation into the sinister side of crowdfunding, as well as a look at ‘The Great Bitcoin Robbery’.

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Wired on the iPad Intro

This opinion piece on Wired, is actually titled “How Steve Jobs Made the iPad Succeed When All Other Tables Failed” is by Fred Vogelstein.   Continue reading »

Mobile Malware: The Threats, The People, The Solution

mobile malware, Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud The media vultures have been circling this week after BlackBerry announced plans to cut 4,500 jobs in an attempt to staunch its anticipated loss of $995m. Despite the losses though, IDG Connect’s Editorial Director, Martin Veitch, thinks that while the Canadian company might be down, it’s not necessarily out. So what’s the answer for BB? Would cracking the mobile-security code ensure its success in the future? Or is the threat of mobile malware just too big now? This week we look at how the threat of mobile malware is growing, with insight into the effects of mobile users, as well as tips for organisations on how to embrace the BYOD trend securely. Continue reading »

Google vs MS, Top 10 Cloud Backup, and others

Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud In this issue you’ll find out the benefits of using a stable and scalable DNS infrastructure and how to support business continuity with the right network infrastructure. Plus, get a detailed comparison of Office 365 and Google Apps. Which one is right for your business?

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How trapped are your digital movies and TV shows?

This article on CNET is about how locked in you are to a particular service if you obtain video files from them.   Continue reading »

Google’s Remarketing for Search could have huge impact on existing remarketing approach

Greenlight Marketers urged to get on board with Google’s latest Remarketing for Search product or get left behind

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The Affiliate Myth

amazon affiliate myth Once upon a time, the online world known as the internet was such a new idea that very few people knew it even existed. People used it to publish and share important data and communicate between computers. Then, some bright computer developers invented software that would make it easy for everyone to use the internet … and then others invented ways of putting pictures on the internet. By the early 1990s, the internet was a fabulous world of visual communication that connected people all over America. Then someone said : “let’s use the internet to SELL STUFF… !” and the internet changed forever.

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Google and Facebook: Social Search

Greenlight Findings from a survey undertaken by leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, indicate that Google+ might be more successful than most have initially speculated and that Facebook could potentially capture close to a quarter of the search market globally were it to launch a search engine of its own tomorrow. This market share would make Facebook the second most utilised search engine in every major market except for China, Japan, and Russia, where it would occupy an uncontested third place.

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5 Things to do with Google Voice

  I have used Google Voice since it was an independent company called Grand Central. But this article on MakeUseOf gives me choices of use that I didn’t know about.

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RocketDocs 1.0

pic Tricky Duck has introduced RocketDocs 1.0 for Mac OS X, their new Utility designed as a lightweight Google Docs Client, which allows users to open Google Docs in a separate application from the menu bar as well as from the Dock. As a standalone application, independent of any web browser, RocketDocs consolidates and organizes all the features of Google Docs in a single window, allowing users to create new documents, open recent documents, preview documents, and share documents with one mouse click or one touch of the trackpad using Lion’s Multi-Touch Gestures.   Continue reading »

Worst Company in America 2012

The CONSUMERIST has been running a contest to discover the worst company in America by paring 32 companies and requesting readers to vote on which is the worst. The chart of contest resembles the NCAA basketball parings for March madness. Continue reading »

“Do Not Track” privacy protection?

The New York Times reported that Google, Facebook and others who track consumers behavior on the Internet say they want a Do Not Track policy options should be created through an “open and transparent” process, BUT “If this process takes the form of public discussion, industry participants will be looking over their shoulders or sitting on their hands instead of offering bold ideas for workable solutions.”  So, open but not open to the public.

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Quit Google

The Atlantic Wire ran this article called “A Beginner’s Guide to Quitting Google”. Of course, Google’s new privacy policy has caused a number of people to get excited. Continue reading »