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Facebook Messages merges e-mail, SMS and chat

Unlike expected, Facebook has not unveiled a new webmail service competitive to Gmail. Instead, we will see a new inbox generation, combining messages from different channels, among them e-mail and SMS. Thereby, the recipient decides how messages should reach him.

Internet Explorer 9: Watch out for the fake update

Fake security updates for Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 3 are currently spreading as malware on the web. The malware programmers use spam e-mails to spread their work. What you would really install upon downloading these “updates” is a trojan horse.

Welcome to Streetview, Oberstaufen!

7,225 inhabitants, idyllic position in the German Alps with mountains and cows—that’s Oberstaufen. At once, this small town gets highly popular, as Google starts its Web service Streetview in Germany with photos from Oberstaufen.

Google: Use encrypted search

Everything you enter at Google is unencrypted. For encrypting all search terms and receiving encrypted search results, you have to call Google with a special web address.

WebP: can it replace JPEG?

Google is developing a new Graphics format called WebP (pronounciated “weppy”). A first developer preview for WebP proves that image file sizes can be reduced markably, while retaining the image quality.

Google : work in progress!

Google is showing us day by day even more interesting news and great improvements. Actually thousands of people use to visit home page both to use the powerfull search engine, and also to see if there’s a new funny doodle by BIG G!

Just Today in memory of the 120° anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth we can see this image

Doodle fun, Part two

Right after yesterday’s crazy bubbles doodle, Google now lets you type into the main logo. With each keystroke you press, one more letter of the word Google gets colored. What is going on? Google keeps quiet. Yet.

Cryptic Google doodle brings up rumors

When you visit Google’s home page today, you are welcomed by a really strange logo: A bunch of small circles in Google colors jump over the screen apparently by random before forming the well-known Google logo. According to Google, the doodle is announcing big news.