Google+ is growing fast and it's winning fan from technology's cutting edge users, but can it knock off Facebook?
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge, PC operating system; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it.His work has been published in everything from highly technical publications (IEEE Computer, ACM NetWorker, Byte) to business publications (eWEEK, InformationWeek, ZDNet) to popular technology (Computer Shopper, PC Magazine, PC World) to the mainstream press (Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek).
You may already have a unique, user-friendly Google+ Web site, without needing to do anything. Here's how it works.
Over the weekend, Google Plus briefly overloaded. Just how popular is Google's new social network already?
Underwhelmed by Facebook tacking on Skype video-conferencing? Really want a Google+ account? Here are some hints on how to get one.
It looks to me like Mark Zuckerberg is frightened of what Google+ may do to Facebook as his social network blocks the Facebook Friend Exporter program.
Facebook should be worried. Google has got something great brewing up in Google+
Mozilla, sort of, backs away from its "Drop dead" approach to enterprise Web-browser users.
It;s not just Office 365's problem though. Google Docs, the Chromebook, and everything else that relies on the cloud have the same problem: Not enough affordable Internet bandwidth.
Yes, there's already a new version of Firefox out. Hurray! But, is there anything really "new" in it? Not so much.
ICANN has .cheezburger? ICANN has just opened the door to Top Level Domain Names such as .gaga, .superbowl, or .southpark. Great idea or dumb idea?
Google's Chromebooks will be great for businesses, but first there are some problems to be cleaned up.
Google releases yet another major update to its Chrome Web browser.
Want a really fast Web-site? Consider adding Google's new SPDY protocol to your site with Strangeloop's Site Optimizer.
So far, everything is going great for the Internet working with the IPv6 networking protocol.
Tomorrow, June 8th, 2011, is World IPv6 Day, and Facebook, Google and Yahoo are all joining in. Here's what that means and what will it mean for you.