Hot to Mention – January 14, 2011

Posted by Will Hale on January 14, 2011 in Hot to Mention tagged with

On June 8, Google, Facebook, Yahoo and a host of other leading web companies will turn on a new way of running web addresses. The system, called IPv6, is designed to stop the world running out of the web addresses that underlie the locating of websites and devices. Currently, just 0.2 per cent of web users have access to the new protocol, however. 'World IPv6' Day is designed to encourage its adoption. The Daily‘s one blog, which will be hosted at blog.thedaily.com and powered by Tumblr. Like the Tumblrs of several Continue Reading

Hot to Mention – January 6, 2011

Posted by Will Hale on January 6, 2011 in Design, Hot to Mention tagged with

A 4G version of of RIM's PlayBook tablet will be offered by Sprint as soon as this summer, while WiFi-only PlayBook users will be able to tether the device to their BlackBerrys. These announcements came out of the Consumer Electronics Show this week, where RIM revealed more—but not all—about its 7" entry into the tablet market.

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Hot to Mention – December 16, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 16, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with

Mark Zuckerberg is Time Person of the Year. Ironically, I found out on Twitter. Google recently held a Chrome event in which it showed off some new things they are doing with their popular web browser (not to mention the opening of the Chrome Web Store and the introduction of Chrome OS). Now, some of the things Google showed off are available in a beta release of the browser. For one, you can turn on Chrome Instant (Google Instant for Chrome's Omnibox). If turned on, web pages you frequently visi

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Hot to Mention – December 13, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 13, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with

Google's Cr-48 Chrome OS netbook provides the first glimpse of a "third choice in desktop operating systems," as Google CEO Eric Schmidt puts it. It's all the things Google boasts: speedy, simple, and secure. The Navy has tested an electromagnetic railgun that can shoot a projectile at mach 7 and hit a target 100 miles away. That is so cool! A new Twitter attack advertising acai berries has hi

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Hot to Mention – December 10, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 10, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with

Yesterday, Google put up a post on the Chromium Blog to celebrate a year of extensions being available for their Chrome web browser. The main part of the post touts some big numbers that the feature has accumulated in the past 12 months. Those include, over 8,500 extensions, 1,500 themes. Netflix was added to Standard & Poor’s S&P 500 index, which lists large-cap public companies, mostly from the U.S. Netflix was previously a constituent of S&P MidCap 400 i

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Hot to Mention – December 9, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 9, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with zuckerberg

Hackers Take Down Visa, PayPal, MasterCard & More Hackers took down a number of websites in the name of WikiLeaks for several hours Wednesday, including those of Visa, Mastercard, Swiss bank PostFinance, PayPal, Senator Joe Lieberman and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. All sites appear to be up and running at this time. Continue Reading

Hot to Mention – December 8, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 8, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with google, verizon

A group of hackers connected to the online imageboard 4chan, often referred to as Anonymous, have retaliated against several sites — including PayPal, PostFinance and MasterCard — which have denied service to WikiLeaks shortly after the site started leaking secret embassy cables. Google announced the long-awaited arrival of its operating system, Chrome OS, as well as the Chrome Web S

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Hot to Mention – December 7, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 7, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court today that he will fight his extradition to Sweden on sex crime charges. Assange has been refused bail and will be remanded in custody till 14 December. It appears the reasons given by the court were that he has a “nomadic life”, refused to give his address and there is no record of his entry to the UK. According to a survey of almost 60,000 people — more than half of them iPhone owners — AT&T was rated the worst wireless service provider in the United States. AT&T was the only wir

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Hot to Mention – December 6, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 6, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with

Amazon has launched a new service called Route 53. It’s a “programmable” DNS service that lets users create, modify and delete DNS zone files for any domain they own. DNS service provider, and the site itself has been battered by DDoS attacks for more than a week now – ever since it first started releasing secret embassy cables. However, when highly coveted information once spreads on the web, there’s no stopping it. Case in point: WikiLeaks currently has several Continue Reading

Hot to Mention – December 2, 2010

Posted by Will Hale on December 2, 2010 in Hot to Mention tagged with google, verizon

Amazon.com has stopped hosting the WikiLeaks website, a day after the site was forced to move from its service provider in Sweden to escape a cyber-attack. WikiLeaks, which sparked U.S. condemnation several days ago for releasing classified government documents to major newspapers worldwide, announced the move on Twitter Wednesday. The rogue site says it has moved to a service provider in Europe after being "ousted" from Amazon.com. Verizon Wireless officially announced the roll-out plans for its 4G LTE high-speed wireless data network today, and none too soon: The LTE era starts

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