A Blog or “weB LOG” is an article posted on the Internet for public consumption, usually published using WordPress or a similar blogging website program. More and more professional organizations are recognizing the importance of insuring their own presence in the consumer habituated blog-o-sphere.
OpenOffice.org software has been forked because of fears that Oracle may stop supporting it as they did Sun Open Solarous Unix. According to an article in eWeek, LibreOffice.org has support from some of the biggest names in technology: Initial supporters include Red Hat, Google, Novell, Free Software Foundation, OASIS, OSI, Canonical and the GNOME foundation.
We have all been burned by it: the web site you must use — your bank, a government site, something else you really want to use. The worst offenders are those where you have no choice: you must use their web site. You go through the whole process of “registering” and then they drop the…
Google stopped using their wi-fi “Street View” cars to log wi-fi locations, but they then switched to using peoples Android phones and location-aware mobile apps to collect the same info.
FaceBook presently seems to be demanding a cell phone number as a condition of logging on. It could be a virus forwarding mobile phone numbers to China or Siberia for posting unauthorized charges to cell phones to steal money, or it could be FaceBook actually pulling the same stunt themselves for the same reason — to place unauthorized charges on the cell phones.