The web giant Amazon announced this week a new API for developers to add geographic location applications for the Kindle HD devices and Kindle Fire HD, the latest onslaught of Amazon in dispute with Apple, creator of the iPad, and some manufacturers in cahoots with the ecosystem Android. Now, according to the website The Next Web, we have confirmation that Amazon will use technology Nokia for maps and geolocation. What does that mean? Who started the race by its geographical location.
In late 2011 the company that owns the Buscapé and Bondfaro, big price comparison sites, filed a lawsuit against Google Brazil shortly after the launch of Google Shopping, a similar functionality to the sites offer. At the time, the company accused Google to drive traffic to your own tool, but we now know that Buscapé lost the case at first instance and may have to cover their costs. Continue reading Buscapé Loses Lawsuit Against Google in Brazil
First of March arrived. And with it comes the end of your privacy in the face of Google, the largest Internet company in modern times. The unification of privacy policies promoted by the company enters into force. So we were up their chances of escaping the clutches of Google while there was time. Your soul belongs to the dot-com company and there is nothing you can do about it.
A new standard to “authenticate” message email can help reduce the amount of phishing scam – messages that pass through communiques banks, email providers etc. but they are not – future case go forward. The DMARC, supported by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft, has the ambition to join the leading online service providers in the world to make better control of the messages sent by their domains.
The Google Wave released this week a lot more invitations to his strange tool. The only hint to the amount of released invitations is the title of the post on the official Wave blog that says 1 million stamps were licked and still counting …
Leaving a good first impression on your tests (increasingly less) private, the social network Google + is perhaps breaking some European laws, as shown by its users .This is because in recent weeks Google excluded considered irregular profiles, determining that users only use their real names “and not nicknames or other names,” including characters and businesses.
To launch its service Google Music Beta, the Google has made it clear that it would only be accessed by registered accounts in the US. Obviously this did not prevent many users with Google accounts try to request an invitation by accessing the site through proxy servers that mask the real location of the user. This week Google started to send more invitations and those who received need not be in the US to use the service. Continue reading Lucky with Invitation to Google Music Beta Can Access Outside the US Service
The death announcement of Google Wave happened just over three months ago. At the time the company assured that it would release the source code of the project open-source license with the name of the Wave in a Box, and provides its users a way to export the data that they put in the service. The data export was possible since last week, but there is no where to send this file yet. At least until the end Apache your version of Wave. Continue reading Apache Plans to Save From Extinction Google Wave
Today most of the services Google depends on login, which is usually done with an firstname.lastname@example.org (or any other linked to a Google Account, but the most common is to create just one Gmail and use for this). A change in the company’s infrastructure, however, will allow users of Google Apps start to access these services. Surely this is a move that will make life easier for many people.
Hangouts, the messaging service Google is down for some users since at 13.20. The widget that shows the contact list in Gmail displays an animation with the message “It’s taking longer than expected” and never finishes loading. Hangouts app for iOS can not send messages to the recipient. Continue reading Hangouts and Spreadsheets in Google Drive are Down for Some Users