Google Catalogs makes web-based catalog browsing a reality

Google Catalogs makes web-based catalog browsing a reality “For folks who prefer to get their retail therapy in digital form, Google Catalogs is a godsend. In case you forgot, it’s an aggregation portal with digital catalogs from myriad merchants that lets you browse retailer wares without killing trees and now it’s available on the web….

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Adobe announces Acrobat XI with tablet-friendly touchability, cloud services

Adobe announces Acrobat XI with tablet-friendly touchability, cloud services “Adobe has just updated its Acrobat lineup, including Pro, Standard and Reader to version 11 — and thrown in two new programs, FormsCentral and EchoSign, to boot. The latter two are cloud-enabled services which permit “web contracting, forms creation, data collection and analysis” according to Adobe,…

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GoDaddy’s DNS Servers Go Down, Along With Thousands of Sites

GoDaddy’s DNS Servers Go Down, Along With Thousands of Sites “GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar and one of the biggest web hosts, is experiencing major downtime. The main GoDaddy.com domain is unreachable and websites hosted by GoDaddy are also down. The more problematic part is that any domain registered with GoDaddy that uses its…

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Amazon launches Glacier archiving service, a cheap way to put your files on ice

Amazon launches Glacier archiving service, a cheap way to put your files on ice “Amazon’s S3 cloud service has proved a popular proposition, with many large web enterprises happily depending on it (most of the time) to serve up its content. Now, the internet retail giant is offering a similar product, aimed squarely at archives,…

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Microsoft debuts revised SkyDrive website and desktop apps

Microsoft debuts revised SkyDrive website and desktop apps, Android app coming soon “Microsoft just recently gave it’s web-based email offering a sweeping overhaul, and it’s now also done the same for its cloud-based storage service. As detailed in a typically extensive blog post, the company has today launched an all new as SkyDrive.com (rolling out…

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Internet Archive Starts Seeding 1,398,875 Torrents

Internet Archive Starts Seeding 1,398,875 Torrents “The Internet Archive has just enriched the BitTorrent ecosystem with well over a million torrent files, and that’s just the start of “universal access to all knowledge.” The torrents link to almost a petabyte of data and all files are being seeded by the Archive’s servers. Founder Brewster Kahle…

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‘Leap Second Bug’ Causes Glitches for LinkedIn, Reddit, More

‘Leap Second Bug’ Causes Glitches for LinkedIn, Reddit, More “After an extra second was added to the clock on Saturday to better align it with the Earth’s rotation schedule, a whole slew of websites from LinkedIn, Foursquare and Reddit to Mozlila, Yelp and Gawker sites experienced technical issues. Known as a “leap second,” which is…

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The British Music Industry Now Controls Your Internet

The British Music Industry Now Controls Your Internet “One by one the UK’s ISPs are falling to a creeping censorship of the web led not by some secretive government organisation but by the UK’s music industry in the shape of the British Phonographic Industry, the British record industry’s trade association. There is no democratic check…

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Defamation Bill could see online monitoring increase

Defamation Bill could see online monitoring increase “A senior associate at a leading law firm has expressed concerns the new Defamation Bill could see monitoring reach levels seen during the London Riots A Senior Associate at a law firm has expressed concerns to T3 over the new Defamation Bill, suggesting that both innocent and suspected…

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LinkedIn confirms security breach, 'some passwords' affected

LinkedIn confirms security breach, ‘some passwords’ affected “Reports began swirling this morning that around six million passwords attached to LinkedIn accounts had been compromised, and after looking into the matter, the site has confirmed that “some of the passwords” attached to accounts of LinkedIn members have been affected. The network doesn’t specify the number of…

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Virgin Media names the first 80 tube stations to get WiFi hotspots

Virgin Media names the first 80 tube stations to get WiFi hotspots “Transport for London and Virgin Media have announced the first 80 London Underground stations that’ll receive free WiFi in time for the Olympics. By the end of July, users will be able to surf from the train platform, ticket offices and escalators —…

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