How Google is endangering police officers

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For the fifth year in a row, ambush attacks on police officers were the No. 1 cause of felonious deaths of law enforcement officers in the line of duty. Nevertheless, Google continues to market a smartphone application that lets lawbreakers pinpoint the location of police officers in the field. Google’s executives won’t even discuss the… Read more »

‘Microsoft Edge’ will replace Internet Explorer

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Internet Explorer has been used since 1996. Microsoft operating systems chief Joe Belfiore noted that the “e” icon “now has a completely different and better meaning than it has for a while.” Unlike Internet Explorer, Edge will support modern browser functions, such as extensions. Microsoft showed off Edge extensions for the first time Wednesday, so… Read more »

Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ – 5 Fast Facts

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Google released sweeping changes to its search algorithm on Tuesday, giving mobile-friendly websites a boost on smartphones. In its mobile search results, Google (GOOGL, Tech30) now favors websites that adjust for smaller screens. Source: CNN Date: April 21st, 2015 Link (to paste into browser): http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/21/technology/google-mobilegeddon/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_tech_pool&iid=obnetwork Discussion 1) “The top spot on a search page typically… Read more »

How Stuff Works – Web 3.0

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                          Description: Foundational information for Web 3.0.  Internet experts think Web 3.0 is going to be like having a personal assistant who knows practically everything about you and can access all the information on the Internet to answer any question. Many compare Web 3.0… Read more »