Google faces a harsh wind because of its data collection maniacs. Multiple US federal states want to work together to find out how the company has violated laws by recording unencrypted wireless connections.
Although Project Street View by the web gigant Google has been halted temporarily in Germany, Google Maps starts to display street photos. The feature has been activated in Germany too.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook — nearly every computer user knows these applications. Every few years, Microsoft releases a new, revamped version of its office suite. This week, Office 2010 has been published. The special thing: You can use the software for free — on the Web, as so-called Web App.
The search engine provider Google now offers encrypted connections to its users. Therefore the HTTPS protocol has been integrated into web search.
Did you google yet today? The Web gigant has launched the new search frontend with more than hundred small design improvements.
Google has removed the http:// in Chrome’s address bar. This change, made in a recent developer version, has caused some discussions.
CeBIT in Hanover (Germany), it is still the largest computer trade fair worldwide, even with having shrunk in the past years – this year again with fewer exhibitors and fewer visitors. Some companies though have a CeBIT booth for the first time, like the Web gigant Google.
Google expands its web applications portfolio by taking over the Web image editor Picnik. With Picnik, you can edit photos in your browser.
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.