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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 25 2013

Vista Search slows down other Engines

Mircosoft have conceded that their ‘Volish’ search tool slowed down competing programs such as Google’s Desktop. Google filed a complaint with the Justice Department and Microsoft have now agreed to make changes to Vista.

Oct 24 2013

Is the Internet about to collapse?

Internet-Collapse

With current trends as they are, researchers believe that certain areas of the Internet may collapse due to ‘You Tube’ type websites.

Can our networks deal with the ever increasing demand!?

Oct 24 2013

EBay vs Google - Is it War?

EBay vs Google - Is it War?

Are we about to see a war between two of the Internet’s biggest players? Google have ruffled EBays feathers by trying to upstage one of their biggest events of the year. EBay have pulled $25m (£12.6m) of Advertising from Google in retaliation.

Oct 23 2013

Safari for Windows has a security hole

Safari Logo

As some of you may know, Apple has developed Safari (Apples Web Browser), for use on the Windows Operating System. But, F-SECURE reports on a remote command execution bug in the brand spanking new Safari for Windows program that blows the Software wide open.

Oct 23 2013

Cross Platform / Cross Browser Tool - Browser Shots

BrowserShots.org

This is a fantastic tool for checking how your (or someone else’s) website looks through different Browsers and Operating Systems.

You have to be a bit patient and leave the scanner running in the background, but it is a must have for anybody who cares about Cross Browser / Cross Platform efficient web-sites.

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.