The social networking tool Google Wave is now available for everybody, without invitations. This is what Google has announced on their developers conference I/O.
DE Domains have massive problems at the moment, caused by a general failure at the German domain registry DENIC, maintaining the German addresses.
Did you google yet today? The Web gigant has launched the new search frontend with more than hundred small design improvements.
In its biggest privacy research to date, Stiftung Warentest, the leading consumer product testing organisation in Germany, has attested bad marks to Facebook, Myspace & Co. Eight of ten checked social networks showed “remarkable” or “big” failures with data security or the users’ privacy protection.
Google expands its web applications portfolio by taking over the Web image editor Picnik. With Picnik, you can edit photos in your browser.
On Monday, 1 March, the world’s biggest IT trade-fair CeBIT starts in Hanover (Germany), with hopes for an upward trend in the high-tech sector.
Referring to a new legal document, Google considers the Street View application for legally correct in Germany too. “Legally the service cannot be stopped anymore,” Google Germany’s legal advisor Arnd Haller stated at a press conference in Berlin on Tuesday.
With reMail, Google takes over a specialist for mobile e-mail solutions.
When Facebook originally introduced its chat service, users were not happy with the closedness of the network. Even today, Facebook Connect is the preferred way of signing in for third-party apps. Since the launch of the new Home page this month, Facebook’s Instant Messaging service can be used with any desktop client.
When Facebook introduced usernames in June 2009, users were happy and many went straight to the selection page. However, it might seem that not all decisions were made wisely.