aNewDomain.net — According to the latest stats, the Google+ social network — launched in 2011 — is No. 4 in the world. That’s impressive, but it’s still on the heels of two big Chinese networks, which hold slots two and three. My theory: In 140 characters in Chinese you’re able to say three times as […]
Archive | July, 2013
aNewDomain.net — IT Girls are a fighting minority in Silicon Valley. Stereotypes are leading many to wonder there is some beauty and the geek mentality going on. Is Silicon Valley really just Brogrammer Valley? Do women even care? update EU hackers decided to demonstrate girl hacking power see the keynote all SHE++ list http://www.dailydot.com/news/hacking-conference-haxpo-female-keynote/ According […]
On news around US agencies gathering email passwords — and on the heels of Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing on the NSA PRISM e-surveillance of millions worldwide– our Ted Rall:asks the question no one else is. Why aren’t Americans more pissed off? Is it learned helplessness? Apathy?
Irritated with not being able to open files from the desktop the way you used to? Our Brian Burgess was. In his latest How To gallery, he shows how to change file associations in Windows 8.1 — so you can open files from the desktop the old-fashioned way and stay on that desktop you’re used […]
It’s TWiT with Leo Laporte. News analysis for the week. Joining Leo Laporte on this episode of This Week in Tech are Dan Benjamin and Tim Stevens …watch the whole vidcast here.
It’s what we’ve all been waiting for: The small but powerful Chromecast streams the Internet to your TV using your smartphone, tablet, or Chrome browser as a remote.
Windows 8,1 brings back the Start button, the sorely missed boot to desktop function and other classic features. Here’s our Brian Burgess’ How To gallery on Win 8,1 navigation tips. Stellar.
aNewDomain.net — Amazon is suing the government over a $150 million contract for a massive intelligence community computer cloud that the CIA first awarded to the Web giant but later yanked after an auditor said the intelligence agency gave Amazon an unfair advantage. We are talking about a $600 million contract over 10 years. Amazon filed its […]
Our John C. Dvorak says it’s time to dump Hotmail, Gmail and other free services. The US gathers passwords, we now know. Here’s what you should do.
Ted Rall: NSA cartoon, in which Rall renames the NSA the Notional Sophistry Agency…