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Social media sites face industry-wide levy in Conservative manifesto

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - May 18, 2017
Social media and internet companies face an industry-wide levy that will fund efforts to counter online crime under a new Conservative government.  

Social Networking


Social networking for the proteome, upgraded: New study maps ...
Science Daily - May 17, 2017

Researchers have mapped the interaction partners for proteins encoded by more than 5800 genes, representing over a quarter of the human genome,¬†...  

Web Browser


Google Daydream is getting a big software update and its own VR web browser

XDA Developers (blog)The Verge - May 18, 2017
Google's Daydream VR platform is getting its first major software revamp later this year, nudging the interface toward being a more full-featured operating system. The update, codenamed Daydream Euphrates, will roll out to all phones with Daydream support.  

Search Engines


Whatever Happened to the Search Engines of the 1990's?

TechDiggTechDigg - May 25, 2017
If you were online in the mid 90's, there is no doubt that you had a veritable cornucopia of search engines to choose from. In my teens it all started with America Online and the audibly cringing dial-up modem. Soon after AOL, emerged Yahoo!, as well ...  

Network Protocol


Network Protocol for Games
GameDev.net - Apr 25, 2017

So, first of many questions to follow, what network protocol? Obviously this would depend on the type of game. The one I have in mind is an MMO style - that is, tens, hundreds (perhaps thousands one day... lol) of players can connect to the same game ...  

Microsoft Office


How to get free Office 2016: Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview
Grant County News Online - May 19, 2017

Microsoft Office Professional 2016 can be expensive: The standalone versions of the software start around $450 and grow from there. Either way, it's a lot to spend, but there is some good news, you can get Cheap and Genuine Office Professional 2016 at ...  

Iphone Apps


Why Google Assistant and Search are two different iPhone apps

The VergeThe Verge - May 18, 2017
Now that Google Assistant has officially arrived to the iPhone (at least, for US-based users) a lot of people may be wondering why Google pushed the AI as a separate app from the main one. Here's an overview of the differences between the two. While it ...  

Android Apps


Google bans Android apps that use ultrasonic sounds to spy

Daily MailDaily Mail - May 25, 2017
Google has banned an army of Android apps that use ultrasonic sounds to spy on users without their knowledge. The moves comes after researchers revealed that hundreds of Android applications are embedded with ultrasonic cross-device tracking¬†...  

 
 
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