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  • Opinion: 5 Ways Google+ Could Fall Flat

    Google+ is still the darling of the tech world nearly two weeks deep into its field test. The social network has attracted the likes of Digg Founder Kevin Rose, MySpace's Tom Anderson, and even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come by to take a peek.

  • Opinion: Groupon Privacy Changes Reveal More About You

    Groupon's made some changes to its privacy policy that give the company broader latitude with users' personal information.

  • Opinion: Google Street View Cars Help Mend Post-Quake Japan

    Until now, Google's Street View cars haven't been very popular in Japan. Many critics feared that Google's camera-equipped cars that are meant to capture panoramic snapshots of public streets were peeping over private fences and into Japanese homes. But now Google is repurposing its much-maligned vehicles to help with post-quake reconstruction in Japan and, in the process, has found a new ally.

  • Opinion: Google+: 5 Big Developments

    Google+ is not even two weeks old yet and is already becoming a social networking favorite among early adopters.

  • Opinion: Should Facebook Add a Music Service?

    A software engineer on Thursday uncovered references to a music download service called "Vibes" in Facebook's new video chat desktop software.

  • Opinion: 9 Things Google+ Needs for Me to Ditch Facebook

    This week I've noticed the honeymoon with Google+ start to wane ever so slightly. Myself and others who were first enamored with the bright, shiny new social network Google+ have drifted back to check in on Facebook, to see what's going on back in the "real world," in a sense.

  • Opinion: Movie and Music Downloaders: Beware!

    A group of prominent Internet service providers, including Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, and Time Warner Cable, announced Thursday that they will seek a more active role to protect copyright owners--a.k.a. the entertainment industry--from online piracy.

  • Opinion: Where to Watch the Last Space Shuttle Launch Online

    We're at the end of an era as the space shuttle Atlantis is set to make the final shuttle voyage to the International Space Station this weekend. NASA officials hope the launch will take off on schedule at 11:24 EDT on Friday morning but bad weather may force the launch window to roll over to Sunday.

  • Opinion: Facebook's 'Awesome' Video Chat -- Yawn

    Facebook unveiled a Skype-powered video calling service on Wednesday along with a few upgrades to the website's chat client. The feature is certainly a welcome update, but will it be enough to help the social network stay competitive with Google+?

  • Opinion: How Google + Will Affect SEO for Your Website

    Google's new social networking site, Google+, launched to much fanfare last week. The new service, currently in invite-only stage, has created a buzz with its novel sharing and group video chat features.

  • Opinion: Former England footballer turns to YouTube to prove his fitness

    Former England footballer Owen Hargreaves has been forced to turn to YouTube in a bid to prove that he remains fit enough to play top-level football.

  • Opinion: Google+ tips and tricks Facebook should use

    I have been using Google+ for a few days now, and so far I have had had a few complaints about the new Google social network. Google+ is not without its merits, though, and there are some hints and tips Facebook could pick up from Google+ that might improve the user experience.

  • Opinion: Internet access: Can the government cut you off?

    The UK has been heavily criticised in a new UN report stating that internet access is a human right.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 puts us all on the take

    Windows 8 will encourage us all to embrace the web. But cloud computing is setting itself up for a fall by its very dependence on the internet. If you can’t access your apps, how will you use them?

  • Opinion: Lync Is the Unsung Hero of Microsoft Office 365

    After more than eight months of hype from Microsoft and analysis from PCWorld and our peers, Microsoft's cloud-based productivity suite, Office 365, formally goes live Tuesday with Microsoft launch events from New York and around the world.

  • Opinion: Google Asks 'What Do You Love?' with New Service

    Where did this Google tool called What Do You Love come from? Out of know where. With zero fanfare Google unleashed a site called What Do You Love? that functions as a way for you to explore things of interest from kittens, crab cakes, to Chicago while at the same time promoting Google services.

  • Opinion: Office 365: Hands-on Look at Microsoft's Cloud Services

    Microsoft officially launched Office 365 on Tuesday. Individuals and businesses of all sizes can now take advantage of the same productivity and communications platforms that have traditionally been reserved for larger companies with big budgets and IT departments. Those larger companies with big budgets and IT departments can cut costs and let Microsoft manage the back-end tedium to deliver these services.

  • Opinion: Publish your iWeb site on Dropbox

    Now that MobileMe is on the way out, Hints reader vincent860524 wanted to be prepared for its eventual demise. Specifically, he wanted to figure out an alternative way to publish his iWeb projects online. His solution: Store his sites Dropbox.

  • Opinion: Apples iCloud is a real memory killer

    Apple's at it again, cruelly dumping its users' memories at the altar of a few pennies more profit.

  • Opinion: Turn YouTube into a Personal Video Jukebox

    On Friday you learned how to embed a YouTube video on a Web site. Today, let's look at another YouTube feature, this one designed for music lovers. It's called YouTube Disco - Music Discovery Project, and it's designed to serve up an endless supply of your favorite artists' tunes.



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