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Google Will Shut Down Picasa on May 1, 2016

In less than three months, Google will be shuttering its Picasa Web service with the intention of focusing strictly on its newer toy launched last year, namely Google Photos. The announcement went live today...

Russia Plans to Move to Linux

In an unexpected turn of events, it would appear that the Russian government is planning on moving all of their computers and IT infrastructure to a Linux kernel-based operating system, also known as GNU/Linux...

Google Will Stop Showing Flash Ads on January 2, 2017

The long awaited announcement is here, and Google has put a timeline on Flash’s demise from its advertising platform, the company revealing its plan to stop showing static Flash ads starting with January 2,...

Google Improves Detection of Ad Fraud Botnets

Google has announced new and improved filters for its advertising platform which will help its engineers and clients fight (the good fight) against ad fraud botnets. In a presser released on the occasion of...

Judge Throws Out Ludicrous Google reCAPTCHA Lawsuit

A judge for the District Court of Northern California has thrown out a class action lawsuit against Google that accused the company of intentionally defrauding users that were filling in a CAPTCHA field while...