Germany data protection official threatens Google Street View

Thursday a German data protection official threatened search powerhouse Google with “unspecified sanctions” should the company not conform with the country’s strict privacy laws regarding the use of Google Street View. German data protection regulator for the city of Hamburg, Johannes Caspar, relayed that officials were leaning toward …


Publishers V.S. Google

It all boils down to who is going to make the money, publishers or Google. With technology changing the news industry, publishers are now at odds with Google, and want a piece of the profits Google is receiving from its online news distribution. Newspapers are citing unfair use …


Amid controversy, Facebook hires a Public Policy Director

In the midst of all the recent controversy surrounding Facebook’s seemingly unpopular decision to declare rights to all user content, and then hold a democratic-style vote among users on the matter, popular social networking site Facebook has opted to hire a Public Policy Director, Timothy D.Sparapani. Sparapani was …


Maintaining and marketing your website

Online marketing is a highly competitive field with an endless scope of options and advancements. The world of search has begun to lead the marketing industry, and for this reason, companies are investing more into their website-and they are seeing the financial gains. Businesses are becoming savvier to …


Google responds to the Atlantis rumors

When Google unleashed its Oceans feature for Google Earth, the rumor mill began to center on an area of odd grid-like markings on the seafloor. Many were speculating that the maze-like markings were that of the legendary lost city of Atlantis, thinking that the markings looked like the …


Facebook Connects

Facebook masses an incredible 120 million members worldwide, making it the largest social networking site on the World Wide Web. The latest feature venture by the company is causing quite the stir; its name is Facebook Connect. Through Facebook Connect, Facebook will allow users to log onto other …


We are Google

Google courted us with search, and eventually we began to accept our invitations to Gmail-sending invites to our friends who in turn sent them to their friends. yes; Now actor in the scads of us who have implemented and adore the Google calendar. The Google calendar provides scheduling …