21 March 2014

Gmail is the most secure web email service

Gmail, the best email service on the web, just got better and more secure --

Gmail now always uses an HTTPS connection and encrypts all messages moving internally on Google’s servers - The Next Web: "Google today announced it has made security improvements to Gmail to further protect users’ emails from snooping. Gmail now always uses an encrypted HTTPS connection when you check or send email, and encrypts all messages moving internally on Google’s servers...."

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Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion: "...The company is spending $215 million for a minority stake in the messaging and free-calling app Tango, the startup revealed today...."

Google Chromecast review: simple, fast internet TV | Technology | theguardian.com: "...The Chromecast does what it claims to do very well and makes streaming video from Netflix and YouTube very easy indeed using a smartphone, tablet or computer as a wireless remote. The problem is that Chromecast doesn’t do a lot more than that. It lacks a lot of the streaming services that competitors offer, but it promises to do a lot more in the future with rapid automatic updates in the background. Chromecast is certainly an experiment for Google, and has the potential to be a one-stop streaming shop controlled easily from the sofa via a myriad of devices...."

Why I'm quitting Microsoft Office forever | The Cheapskate - CNET News: "It's not just about the money. Well, okay, it's mostly about the money, but there are other reasons I'm bidding goodbye to Microsoft's not-so-sweet suite."

How Apple and Amazon Changed Retail Forever
Motley Fool
While that may not have been his initial goal in launching Amazon, his visions have always been big, and disrupting businesses from Barnes & Noble ...

Could Amazon and Google be the competition the game industry needs?
“Microsoft has already established a dominant position in the living room: the ... “Now,Amazon and Google are looking for a way of leap-frogging their big ... Between Google's acquisition of Green Throttle Games and reports of ... Here's how to give your Android phone a huge speed boost, just like Apple ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro Ad Trashes Apple, Microsoft, Amazon
Samsung's at it again, but this time it's not only trashing Apple but Microsoft andAmazon, too. The company recently published its latest ...

Amazon easing into $1B sideline business: ad sales [The Seattle Times :: ]
March 20--In a little more than a decade, Google has upended the ... Amazon has another advantage over Google, Facebook , Microsoft and other ...

Acer Iconia W4 Tablet Review
But as Google, Apple and Amazon entered the small tablet space, and Microsoft finally optimized Windows 8.1 for the form factor, the perception of ...

Amazon Smartphone Rumors Point To Project Tango: Kindle Phone Projected For Summer ...
International Business Times
Google's Project Tango phone will utilize new cameras and sensors to map indoor spaces, whereas the rumored Amazon Smartphone will use six ...

iPad leads surge of branded tablet shipments in 2014
Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Lenovo, Amazon, and others are among the big brand tablet makers expected to see an uptick in sales in 2014. Not all of ...

We've been waiting months. Where are AWS WorkSpaces and Microsoft Project Mohoro?
Brian Madden (blog)
VMware's DaaS product team must be high-fiving each other like the just landed on the Moon. Not only did they beat Amazon Web Services and ...

New dinosaur called the Chicken From Hell
Washington Post
Scientists have discovered a freakish, birdlike species of dinosaur — 11 feet long, 500 pounds, with a beak, no teeth, a bony crest atop its head, murderous claws, prize-fighter arms, spindly legs, a thin tail and feathers sprouting all over the place. Officially, it's ...

Flappy Bird to return, says creator
BBC News
Addictive mobile game Flappy Bird will return to Apple's app store, creator Dong Nguyen has confirmed - although he declined to give a specific date. On Twitter, a fan had asked if he was going to put the game back in the app store. "Yes. But not soon," Mr ...

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