Yahoo!’s social bookmarking service Delicious has a future again. The original founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, acquire the Delicious service as part of their new web company AVOS.
Google has added a new feature to its e-mail service. As the amount of e-mails to handle each day increases for most users, an automatic filter system tries to keep your inbox clean.
Google now offers a tool to import bookmarks from Yahoo!’s social bookmarking service Delicious. This way, you can import your contents to Google Bookmarks.
After five days, Egypt is partially back online: According to multiple sources, Web access works in the capital Cairo as well as in Alexandria. Obviously, Twitter and social networks are still blocked and can only be used with workarounds.
Microsoft has published a back-end update for the Facebook service Docs.com. Besides a speed-up and increased stability, the update adds support for additional languages.
By releasing the free website development environment WebMatrix, Microsoft continues collecting bonus points from web developers. After testing it for six months, the software has been released as final today.
Fast synchronization of files to the Web, to Windows, Mac, Android and even the iPhone: Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically. The development team has now published the long-awaited version 1.0 of its sync program.
Google has published a public beta of the new homepage for its video platform Youtube. Being worked on for some time already, this beta is now available for anybody to try out. There are some new features to discover.
Google Chrome is the fastest browser and getting more and more popular as alternative to Internet Explorer and Firefox. Gmail users however miss the integration of their email account into the Google browser. The free “Google Mail Checker Plus” extension adds this feature and links Google Chrome to Gmail.
The web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee considers websites like Facebook to be dangerous for the Web. They allow data to get in — but do not offer adequate ways to get them out again.