What does Google Browser means to me?

Google having their own browser is a move I did not anticipate and is actually a brilliant idea in terms of os replacement for other proprietary operating systems, hence microsoft. I think it will actually be very successfull for two reasons: – being open source – being powered by a web state of mind (and …

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Google is the 21st Century Mainframe!

All the big guys are rushing these days to launch as many web applications as possible to “captivate” web surfers in their “club”. Google in a dramatic and maybe a little bit panicked response to Microsoft‘s threats and Yahoo‘s renovated website started launching an application a day. It doesn’t matter anymore what it is, as …

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Google’s Aspired Hegemony

After writing yesterday about the launch of Google Pages Beta at Should Google Lead the Web Development Tools Market? I realized that Google has changed profoundly from what they were at first. At the beginning Google was an enabling technology by really making the world wide web “matter” accessible to everyone. They have contributed immensely …

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Should Google Lead the Web Development Tools Market?

Nik Cubrilovic on Techcrunch posted on recent innovation from Google Google Pages Released . Google as they always do now put their hands in authoring of webpages as well as in web hosting. (Maybe this move will make Adobe and Microsoft even closer friends:) Google as a leader in developing rapidly new web applications probably …

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Is Google Becoming Microsoft?

Mike on Techdirt discusses Google's moves in regards to their library scanning project – Techdirt:Google Stops Scanning For A Bit. It kind of reminds me Microsoft with their huge "test the water" product announcements that end up usually with a long long silence. Google has always been different from MS in their unique innovative culture …

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Google taking power from Microsoft

Google announced a faster browsing experience via their website – Google App Speeds Up Web Surfing. I was a little bit puzzled on why would Google do something like that while apparently it seems a solution for a non serious problem with some implications for user privacy.- An Ever Impatient Google. If we look at …

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Solving Data Privacy Once and For All

The way online services are setup today implies that the only technical means to provide a more personalized experience to customers is to collect as much as possible personal data into a server and then to put it into some machine that offers recommendations. Personalization is convenience, and we all want convenience, even at the …

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Why Privacy Will Remain an Open Issue Unless

2018 was a year of awakening to the dear side effects of technological innovation on privacy. The news from Facebook’s mishandling of users’ data has raised concerns everywhere. We saw misuse of private information for optimizing business goals and abuse of personal data as a platform to serve mind-washing political influencers posing as commercial advertisers. …

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