The social network Google+ will soon allow people to use pseudonyms. Until now, Google has enforced Google+ users to enter their real names.
Google starts encrypting searches
The Google web search is soon going to be encrypted by default.
Skype removes Google integration
Along with announcing the successfully closed deal between Skype and Microsoft, an update for the popular software has been published. It includes minor changes that show Microsoft’s influence on Skype.
How-to: Add Control Panel to the Windows 7 jumplist
Like any program, the Control Panel has a jumplist. On right-clicking the Control Panel icon in the taskbar, its jumplist shows the last used Control Panel components. Would you like to add additional elements to the jumplist and pin them permanently?
Skype and Microsoft: The deal is done
Skype and Microsoft now announced that their deal has now been completed. Valued some $8.5 billion USD, Skype is making Microsoft one of the leading providers for Voice-over-IP phone services.
Rest in peace, Steve.
Steve Jobs has died. One of the most prominent personalities in computer technology, this charismatic visioneer has contributed so much to the world we know today.
Security Essentials detects Chrome as malware
Microsoft has published a signature update for several security tools. It fixes an erroneous patch causing Google’s Chrome web browser being falsely detected as part of the PWS:Win32/Zbot trojan horse, also known as Zeus.
Windows Live Devices – soon integrated into SkyDrive
The Windows Live team is currently developing SkyDrive applications for Windows, Windows Phone, Apple iOS, Mac und Android. On top of the planned SkyDrive clients for the mentioned systems, an integration of Windows Live Devices is planned.
Messenger for Mac: No modern emoticons?
Messenger for Mac 8 does not use the modern emoticons introduced in Windows Live Wave 3.
The easier sign-in screen
There is no end to the updates for Windows Live published in recent times. The sign-in screen to the Live web services got updated too. It now focuses on single accounts only.