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Internet Tools

A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.

Oct 21 2013

Is everyone buying into Web 2.0

The term Web 2.0 was dreamed up to describe community-driven phenomena such as blogs and wikis and the enormously priced businesses they inspired. Wikipedia has become a net success story. But not everyone is buying into the label!

Oct 20 2013

Is Google breaking another law?

Google has been told that it may be breaking European privacy laws by keeping people’s search information on its servers for up to two years. A data protection group that advises the European Union has written to the search giant to express concerns. The Article 29 group, made up of data protection commissioners around the EU, has asked Google to clarify its policy.

Oct 17 2013

Ubuntu for Mobile Phones

Ubuntu for Mobiles

Mobile devices are becoming more and more sophisticated. A version of the increasingly popular Linux operating system Ubuntu will be developed for use on net-enabled phones and devices.

The Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded project aims to create the open source platform for initial release in October 2007. The operating system will be developed by members of the Ubuntu community, along with staff from chip giant Intel.

Oct 12 2013

What does the future hold for Digg?

What lies ahead for Digg

Following on from a recent Article about whether ‘Digg was going to get Dugg‘ over the whole Linux Code leak - which saw Members protesting in a digital riot, holding the Front page of Digg to ransom in their quest for Freedom of Speech, the founder Kevin Rose has spoken out.

Oct 12 2013

Is DIGG going to be DUGG?

Is Digg going to be Dugg by its users

The massive community of the extremely popular social content site, DIGG, are up in arms about a recent ‘covering’ up of their content.

Many of you may know that there was a recent code leak that unlocks the playback of HD-DVD material for use on Linux Operating Systems.

Oct 10 2013

The Algorithm Apparently Killed Jeeves

By SEO’Brien

Ask launched a strange nationwide campaign not long ago with cryptic billboards that raise more questions than supporting the brand. The first appeared weeks ago with only what looked like a blue button and the quote “The algorithm killed Jeeves”

Oct 10 2013

Could this be better than del.icio.us?

MyStickies

A web-based application that gives you the ability to put a sticky note on any web page your browser can visit. MyStickies allows you to place little yellow squares of digital paper anywhere and everywhere you feel like.

Along with the ability to put sticky notes on webpages mystickies offers a powerful interface to browse, search, sort, edit and share.