4 Google Reader Alternatives
Jul01

4 Google Reader Alternatives

Google Reader is now officially RIP – http://googlereader.blogspot.com.au/ 1-July-2013 Here are 4 Google Reader alternatives now that Google has official shutdown Google Reader. Feedly (Free) Feedly has been around for ages and maintains a large number of users. It’s the most ‘like’ Google reader as an RSS aggregator. Feedly has received plenty of positive reviews. Many have praised its minimalist design and personalized...

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Facebook Tracks Non Users Too
Jun27

Facebook Tracks Non Users Too

Facebook finally confirmed that it does actually track non-users. The tracking process begins when a user initially visits a facebook.com page. Facebook inserts two different types of tracking cookies in your browser: Members get a “session cookie” and a “browser cookie” AND non-members get a “browser cookie”. This means that every time you visit a third-party webpage that maintains a “Like” button or other...

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Google Hot Searches
Jun13

Google Hot Searches

Find out what people are searching for with the Hot Searches list (Updated!) To learn more about what’s happening in the world and breaking news stories, it makes sense to so what other Googlers are searching for. Welcome Google Hot Searches : “With Hot Searches in Google Trends, you can see a list of the fastest rising search terms in the U.S. for a snapshot of what’s on the public’s collective mind. To create the Hot Searches list...

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Facebook Building Search Engine
Apr02

Facebook Building Search Engine

Is Facebook building a Google rival — one that would use your location and your friends’ tastes? A team of more than 20 Facebook engineers — led by a former Google programmer — is at work on a vastly improved search engine within the site, according a Businessweek report. The idea, according to two sources, is to take better advantage of the heaps of content Facebook users create on — and off — the site every day. With people sharing...

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Google’s New Privacy Policy

Is it any coincidence that Google announced a massive change to its privacy policy right when Apple announced earnings? Media coverage divergence? In summary – From 1st March 2012, Google will allow itself to share your personal information across Google services, as long as you’re signed in. What does this mean? Google can now look at what you’ve been doing on YouTube, Gmail, and Google+ to suggest search results...

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Interesting Job Ad
Jan18

Interesting Job Ad

While viewing Slate.com for the inagural “You Need To Learn How To Program” event, I spotted an ad for DSD seeking job applicants. I then did what any keen eyed person would do and Googled the string of code to see what it meant. The number #1 result was a site called TUCUXI who also witnessed the ad and wrote the following synopsis concerning it! On first inspection, running the decoded string through a hexdump, my first...

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