In a move that's long been expected in Web developer circles, Google finally forked the open-source Webkit Web browser engine.
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On desktops, it's a three-way fight with Internet Explorer or Chrome in the lead, depending on whose numbers you believe; but on mobile devices, it's either Safari or the native Android browser in first place.
The average US household now has 5.7 internet-connected devices, and more and more of these are smartphones and tablets. Will there be enough internet to go-around?
Google is now supporting Domain Name System Security Extensions in its Internet Public DNS service.
As far as Dave Winer, one of RSS's creators, is concerned, Google turning off Google Reader isn't a big deal. The potential for Google to control the news flow is what he finds worrisome.
While many people are upset that Google is killing off Google Reader, many of them are missing that Google is strangling support for a far more important Internet service: CalDAV.
In the first day of the Pwn2Own cracking contest, Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10, Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox web browsers have all gone down in flames.
Many services will provide you or your business with a few gigabytes of free cloud storage. But Google, with its Chromebook Pixel and its three years of a free terabyte of Google Drive cloud storage, may be setting off a price war.
The popular multi-platform, note-taking web application Evernote has had its master website hacked — and you must change your password before you can use it.
From searching for alien life to working out cancer's protein structures to seeking cores for orphan and rare diseases, distributed computing programs can put your idle computers to good work.