June 2010 Archives
Friday, 25th June 2010
This week's news was all about the new iPhone, but our top story was about something completely different: Java, and whether or not you need it. We also continued our exploration of the significant Internet trends of 2010: The Internet of Things really is a series of tubes; augmented reality may save the planet; and we mapped the oil spill using…
Google Moves Encrypted Search to New Domain
Google announced today that it was moving domains for its encrypted search from https://www.google.com to https://encrypted.google.com. In May Google launched an encrypted version of its Web search, allowing users to enable a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection to encrypt their information as they searched.
Scheduling App Doodle Now Features Calendar Integration
Users of Doodle, the scheduling app and Launchpad finalist, can now integrate Google Calendar, Lotus Notes, Outlook, or any calendar with an ICS feed using the new "Calendar View" feature. It's a useful enhancement that helps the SaaS compete with similar services.
David Boies Beat Microsoft Once - Can He Do it Again For Salesforce.com?
A familiar character has entered the stage for Salesforce.com. Attorney David Boies is bringing his celebrated fame back again to take on Microsoft, the company he defeated ten years ago in the U.S. Justice Department's landmark anti-trust case against the software giant. Salesforce.com filed suit today, claiming that Microsoft is violating…
Traditional Media Outlets Flocking to Tumblr
Traditional media's first major adoption of Web 2.0 came with Facebook, as outlets syndicated their content on the popular social network by way of fan pages and official accounts. Then, Twitter went mainstream as writers, editors and the media organizations themselves signed up, sent out links, and chatted about related topics in 140 character…